4.5
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What We Love

  • A setting on Rue du Cherche Midi in the heart of Saint Germain des Prés
  • English-style afternoon tea served on three-tiered cake stands from 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Live music, and cultural evenings, in the bar
  • Innovative spa treatments and a hammam on-site
  • Large-screen iMacs and free Internet in the rooms
  • Free WiFi

What To Know

  • Guestrooms have Apple computers and Nespresso machines
  • Within walking distance to the metro, shops, and restaurants
  • The back courtyard is a peaceful place to have breakfast or simply relax
  • Like many Parisian hotels, the rooms are on the small side, starting at just 193 square feet

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

The Review

La Belle Juliette puts some of Paris’s best at its guests’ fingertips; the hotel’s Left Bank address, a 10-minute walk from the Jardin du Luxembourg, puts them in the thick of things. All around are upscale boutiques, bohemian cafés and some of the best gourmet shops in the City of Lights.

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Just as Juliette entrusted her salon’s decoration to the best contemporary artists of the day, the current owners hired top-notch artists to sculpt their new hotel. Designer Anne Gelbard is a darling of fashion brands like Dior for the technique she developed fusing metal leaf to fabric. Gelbard has brought “home couture” to La Belle Juliette with her exacting choice of materials: drapes, custom-made furniture, faux ostrich leather and glittering mosaic tiles in the marbled bathrooms.

Swathed in fine fabrics and accented with vibrant colors, the guestrooms are comfortable and elegant. On the walls there are rare period prints, texts and framed drawings connected to Juliette Récamier. In the lobby, period furniture has been transformed with a contemporary look by artisan woodworker Ludovic Avenel.

With just 34 rooms, the hotel has an intimate feel, and the staff is quick to provide insider city recommendations. Despite its small size, the hotel has a spa with a small relaxation pool and hammam. The Talma restaurant serves Italian fare inspired by Juliette’s time in that country. After you’ve spent a day pounding the cobblestones, the hotel’s garden terrace — decked out with hot pink chairs — really hits the spot.

How to Get There

Hotel & Spa La Belle Juliette
92 Rue Du Cherche Midi
Paris, 75006 France

Reviews

We loved our stay in La Belle Juliette
aricastello

We loved our stay in La Belle Juliette. The hotel is very well located, our room was very comfortable (the shower bath is wonderful), the breakfast is very nice and the team is kindly and professional. We have a special thanks to Margaux, the bar attender. Lucia Basto and Ari Costa

Very nice comfortable hotel in a great location.
jaa1965

Stayed here for 4 nights and it was very good. Highlights were the very comfortable bed, the modern and pristine room decor, the espresso maker in the room, and the spa (sauna and jacuzzi). The location is excellent, just a short walk away from several metro stops. On the downside, since there is only a curtain around the shower, water gets all over the floor; I don't know why Europeans can't figure this out! And, the room cleaning service, while superb, could sometimes be a bit late. When I arrived at the hotel at 3:30 pm my room wasn't ready, and there was one day when I got back to my room at 3:30 and the room had still not been cleaned. The room service from the restaurant could have been better too: whoever brought us our breakfast neglected to bring hot milk with the coffee so we had to drink it black. But these are minor detail; overall the hotel was excellent and good value for Paris.

2 Nights in Paris
aeopgenorth

We visited family friends living in Paris over Labor Day week in the US, but we wanted to stay at a hotel for a few night on our own. Hotel & Spa La Belle Juliette was the best choice we could have made! The room was romantic and very Parisian feeling. We loved the freshly squeezed orange juice and all of the wonderful pastries available at the breakfast. The staff was very kind and welcoming. They provided a great map of Paris, called taxis for us, and recommended good restaurants near the hotel. We also loved the location of the hotel. It was very close to the Luxembourg Gardens, Saint Michel Fountain and the two islands in the city center. The weather was amazing and we would highly recommend visiting Paris during this time of year.

We would stay at La Belle Juliette again and will recommend to all of our friends!