Refined luxury and Parisian grandeur come alive at Shangri-La Paris hotel, a place where Asian hospitality meets French savoir-vivre. Originally built in 1896 as a residence to Prince Roland Bonaparte, a grand nephew of Napoleon, this legendary building has been lavishly restored to make hotel guests feel like royalty. Located in the 16th arrondissement, the princely retreat has been recognized as a leading hotel in the destination and culinary world. Just minutes from the Champs-Elysees and Avenue Montaigne, the hotel overlooks the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River, creating the most enviable views in the city. From walking the charming streets of Paris or experiencing soul-nurturing at CHI, The Spa to dining in the only Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant in France, your stay will be a journey of discovery, excitement and indulgence, from beginning to end.

Location

What can I expect from the neighborhood around the historical flagship hotel?

The swanky 16th arrondissement is one of the most revered and discreet places of residence for French high society. As the closest Palace Hotel to the iconic Eiffel Tower, guests of Shangri-La Paris will have breathtaking views across the Seine, facing the impressive landmark and other monuments that adorn the city of light. Just steps away from Trocadero and a variety of world-class museums, the hotel is within walking distance to the best restaurants and wide shopping avenues like the prestigious avenue Montaigne. Through its exceptional location with trains and metros nearby, not only many spectacular sites are within walking distance, but also the wider area and monuments such as the Louvre, the Opéra Garnier or the Sacré-Cœur are easily reached.

Key Facts

  • centrally located in the 16th arrondissement, the hotel is embedded just in-between the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower
  • the historical residence offers stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, Seine River, Les Invalides, the Louvre, and Montmartre
  • the area has one of the highest concentrations of museums in Europe

What is special?

  • the hotel is surrounded by terraced gardens, creating a tranquil setting in the middle of an urban metropolis
  • guests can contact the hotel concierge to arrange reservations in museums, fancy restaurants and other exclusive spots
  • the Eiffel Tower is a mere 500m away from the hotel, providing exceptional views and the chance to easily visit this iconic monument

What do the guests say?

  • extraordinary experience: The hotel is ideally located and hospitality was from the heart
  • Shangri-La is in a quiet part of Paris; at night, the street was mostly empty and during the day there wasn’t a lot of noise
  • premium location: Close to everywhere you want to be in Paris

Accommodation

What types of rooms are available at Shangri-La Paris? Can I book a suite with a balcony or terrace?

Shangri-La Paris creates the ultimate Parisian elegance by combining French Heritage, luxury minimalism, and traditional Asian design. Decorated with a soft Rococo color palette, all rooms have an old-world, classic style combined with modern technology and conveniences. Designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon, the 100 rooms including 37 suites, are bathed in natural light with large Parisian windows. Many have city or garden views that will be difficult to pull yourself away from. Categorized by size and view, it is possible to select an Eiffel Tower room or suite with a sprawling terrace for an unforgettable experience. By the way, more than half of the rooms and suites have unparalleled views towards the Eiffel Tower.

Key Facts

  • Shangri-La Paris offers 100 rooms including 37 suites, with five room types, eight suite categories, and four signature suite categories
  • Nearly half of the rooms and suites feature a private balcony and are equipped with the latest technology, including high-speed WIFI, flat-screen satellite TV with movie channels, and access to digital newspapers
  • marble-clad bathrooms include heated floors and a shower with a separate deep soaking tub

What is special?

  • empire-style wood furniture and comfortable Shangri-La signature beds are found in each room
  • special touches include automatic black-out blinds, Nespresso machines, and plush robes and slippers set out at turndown
  • the extraordinary 2,960 square feet L’Appartement Prince Bonaparte, situated on the second floor, was originally the private residence of Prince Roland Bonaparte and is classified as a historical monument

What do the guests say?

  • everything was world-class: The luxury of the room, quality of the amenities, the service, and the food
  • room was spacious and beautifully adorned, the bed was very comfortable, and blackout shades helped me get past jet lag quickly
  • the beds were very comfortable, and the Eiffel Tower view was magical

Pools & Spa

Does Shangri-La Paris have a spa where I can relax after a long day touring the city?

The well-being of its guests is of the utmost importance at Shangri-La Paris. The renowned CHI, The Spa, the neoclassic swimming pool, and the state-of-the-art fitness room provide the perfect balance of health and relaxation. Using traditional Chinese medicine, Alaena products, and individually tailored treatments, the spa is the best place to unwind after a day of exploring Paris. Floor-to-ceiling windows separate the large, sparkling swimming pool from a bright, tropical-themed terrace. Upstairs, a fully equipped gym provides everything needed for optimum fitness.

Key Facts

  • the spa area houses two luxury treatment rooms, a fitness center, and a splendid swimming pool
  • CHI, The Spa has teamed up with the brand Alaena, experts in cosmeceutics, to offer bespoke a selection of facial, body and beauty treatments adapted to individual needs
  • state-of-the-art gym equipment includes cycling machines, treadmills, elliptical trainer, a stepper, a Vario cardio-training machine, and a multi-functional exercise machine

What is special?

  • the first and only Parisian Palace that offers a wholesome and relaxing CBD massage. The holistic massage technique uses a CBD-infused, risk-free oil specially formulated for Shangri-La Paris
  • all treatments at the spa are individually tailored by experts, after an extensive diagnosis and evaluation
  • the neoclassical swimming pool is flanked by marble columns and flooded with natural light and welcomes its guest to float around or to enjoy Aqua Yoga classes

What do the guests say?

  • beautiful treatment rooms – the unique CBD massage brought me to that extra level of comfort and relaxation!
  • enjoy the SPA and pool; it is one of the most beautiful spas I’ve ever visited
  • if it’s raining in Paris – no worries – stay indoors and enjoy the spa and pool, which are both magnificent and quiet

Culinary

How many restaurants are there at Shangri-La Paris? What types of cuisine can I expect?

Shangri-La Paris offers culinary delights to please its distinguished guests, with two mouthwatering restaurants and a nature-inspired botanical bar. Shang Palace became the first Chinese restaurant in France to be awarded a Michelin star. Chef Samuel Lee and his team offer a delectable menu inspired by Southeast China’s culinary traditions. From the delighftully crispy Peking Duck signature dish to deep-fried lobster, Shang Palace combines the savors and profoundness of Asian specialties with a French finish. Breakfast is served under the impressive glass dome of La Bauhinia. Offering French and South-East Asian meals, the La Bauhinia team, led by Chef Christophe Moret and Pastry Chef Maxence Barbot, prepares seasonal specialties all day.

Key Facts

  • two exceptional restaurants and one elegant bar occupy Shangri-La Paris
  • Shang Palace is the first and only Michelin star Chinese restaurant in France
  • Le Bar Botaniste is the ideal place to relax in the evening with a sophisticated cocktail or glass of French wine

What is special?

  • the Lounges demonstrate champagne sabering – a technique for opening a champagne bottle with a saber, historically used for ceremonial occasions in the 18th century. Inspired by Napoleon himself, the sabering ritual can be accompanied by delicious Tapas
  • listed as a Historic Monument, the Lounges and their comfortable sofas are perfect for get togethers with the family, friends or a business meeting
  • the extraordinary glass dome of La Bauhinia was designed by famous architect Maurice Gras, bathing the restaurant in natural light

What do the guests say?

  • we had breakfast room service and it’s a must-do! The pastries were wonderful, and the food was delicious
  • very good restaurant and especially the bar for evening drinks
  • the attention to detail, service, breakfast…everything was immaculate

Activities

What Parisian attractions are near Shangri-La Paris?

Situated in the optimal location for exploring the most iconic monuments, museums, and boutiques, The City of Lights is at your fingertips when staying at Shangri-La Paris. Only a short stroll away, the Arc de Triomphe, the Place de la Concorde and the Jardin des Tuileries are excellent places to start. Whether you are traveling for business, pleasure, romance, or with small children, the dedicated and experienced staff flawlessly cater to the needs of every guest. The concierge service will assist you with advice, maps, tips, and reservations, as well as any transportation needed.

Key Facts

  • Shangri-La Paris is ideally located for exploring Paris’ famous monuments, museums, galleries, and shopping streets
  • exceptional concierge service is always available to answer questions and assist guests with reservations during their stay
  • Iéna metro is steps from the hotel entrance making it possible to explore other parts of the city with ease

What is special?

  • children are welcome at the hotel and babysitting can be arranged
  • the hotel spa, swimming pool, fitness room, and exceptional restaurants are available for guests after a busy day, or for those who do not wish to venture outexclusive designer shops and many restaurant options are near the hotel

What do the guests say?

  • the staff was amazing and very helpful with making dinner reservations
  • the concierge was super helpful and helped pull off a surprise at the Eiffel tower
  • the concierge was the best, you ask them anything, and they will make it happen

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