As accommodation options go, hotels in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower are difficult to beat. Imagine drawing back the curtains each morning to greet this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture yourself watching the sunset behind its iconic latticework structure, or the romance of being able to share in the delight of the city’s tallest structure dancing with illuminations each night.
The Iron Lady, as the French call her, has stood proud over the left bank of the River Seine for over 120 years. During that time, a whole host of wonderful hotels have been able to promise Eiffel Tower views. If you’re wondering where to stay in Paris, you’d have to have a hard heart not to fall completely in love with the following options.
5 Star hotels in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower
Many of the best hotels in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower are 5-star options that include either ‘Eiffel Tower’ or ‘Tour Eiffel’ in their name. These tend to be the hotels with the clearest and most expansive views of the tower.
Sofitel Paris Baltimore Tour Eiffel
For instance, the Sofitel Paris Baltimore Tour Eiffel offers its guests uninterrupted views of the 324-meter marvel from a great many of its rooms and suites. Also incorporating ironwork decoration from Gustave Eiffel’s foundry, balconies provide your own little viewing platform of the tower. However, the lowest parts of its structure are part hidden by the elegant apartment buildings of its 16th arrondissement location.
Hotel San Regis Paris
The Hotel San Regis Paris sits on rue Jean Goujon, which puts it just a block from the French’s capital’s high-end ‘golden triangle’ of the Champs-Élysées, Avenue George V, and Avenue Montaigne. Once a private residence, it now contains less than 50 rooms and suites, giving it the feel of exclusivity that many visitors seek.
Meanwhile, the Shangri-La Hotel sits among the museums of the Rive Droite (right bank) of the Seine, giving it spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower from its rooms. In addition to interiors brought together by designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, guests are able to dine in the two Michelin star L’Abeille restaurant or the one Michelin-star Shang Palace.
Although the name may not be as well-known, Brach Paris is another wonderful option. Located slightly further away in the 16th arrondissement, to the northeast of the Eiffel Tower, it has its design down to a tee. Natural materials such as solid woods provide warmth to the neutral décor, whilst a good-sized indoor swimming pool is a lovely extra which guests are sure to look forward to using.
4 Star hotels with views of the Eiffel Tower
When considering where to stay in Paris for views of the Eiffel Tower, don’t be misled into limiting your search to 5-star options. There are some incredible 4-star hotels too, as we reveal here.
Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel
One of several 4 star Pullman hotels in the city, the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel is situated so close to the landmark structure that it would be difficult to get any closer. A stone’s throw from the Champ de Mars park, guests who can tear themselves away from the phenomenal panoramas will find the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel one of the more modern places to stay offer views of Eiffel’s masterpiece.
Hotel Le Walt
The Hotel Le Walt sits on the opposite side of the Champ de Mars. This is an ideal destination for anyone attending an exhibition at the glass-domed Grand Palais at the southern end of the gardens. Inspired by the life of artists who have made Paris their home, this boutique Paris hotel is chic as well as perfectly located. Interiors have a mid-century aesthetic which continues into a charming internal courtyard – an oasis of calm in a sometimes-busy city.
Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero
Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero takes you back across the pont d’Iéna to the rive droite. Lined up almost exactly with the Eiffel Tower’s north face, it is one of Paris’s newest places to stay, having opened its doors for the first time in 2021. The views you’ve come for are particularly fine from its rooftop bar Eylau Paris, making this pick very much one for the long spring and summer nights the French capital enjoys.
Other hotels in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower
Here we cover some of the more unusual hotels in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower, such as Le Cinq Codet.
Le Cinq Codet
A 5-star pick, you’ll have to plump for one of the handfuls of suites for guaranteed views of the Eiffel Tower. All the same, it’s difficult to resist the charming conversion of this hotel from a 1930s telephone exchange. Interiors brought to life by Jean-Philippe Nuel are completed by original works of art, neatly lit by designer shades and paired with a wood finish.
While situated on a relatively busy street in the 7th arrondissement, La Comtesse is otherwise a hotel that anyone would be happy to stay in for their trip to Paris. Each of its 40 spacious rooms and suites have views across to the Eiffel Tower, as well as an intriguing mix of traditional and modern furnishings. Dating to the 1870s, the ground floor café is an excellent place to watch Parisians go about their business. There’s also a very handy metro station next door.
The Peninsula Hotel rounds up our list of hotels in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower. Its Avenue Kléber address means it’s just a short walk to many of the city’s top attractions. Inspired by the French love of haute couture fashion, highlights include one of Paris’s best spa and wellness centers. Of several onsite dining options, L’Oiseau Blanc shouldn’t be missed given its fine French cuisine and rooftop views of the Iron Lady.
The best hotels with Eiffel Tower views
Opting for a hotel in Paris that looks out onto the Eiffel Tower can turn an already fantastic visit to Paris into an unforgettable one. Not convinced you want to visit the Iron Lady? Then please check out my post here. Not sure what to do while you are in Paris? I have a post on my top places here. I hope you can find a great hotel in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower from this post!