Hyatt Paris Madeleine
What We Love
- Personalized service from a young, friendly staff
- The fabulous La Chinoiserie restaurant, topped with a glass roof from the workshop of Gustave Eiffel
- Homemade honey from the beehive on the roof
What To Know
- The fitness and spa center has a sauna and a hammam
- Located between the Grands Magasins (Galeries Lafayettes) and the Champs-Elysées
- Free WiFi
- A city tax of $4 per person per night (for guests 18 and over) will be collected by the hotel at checkout
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Behind a wonderful Haussmann façade, a five-minute walk from Paris’s Madeleine church, this petite retreat is a thoroughly modern five-star boutique. From the marble lobby, which is decorated with an impressive floral display, to the glass-roofed restaurant to the light-flooded guestrooms, the look is fresh and contemporary.
Bed and Bath
Designed by Italian architect Aldo Riva, the 86 guestrooms are decked out in a palette of brown, taupe and ecru, and light wood wall panels behind the beds set off crisp white bed linens. The furnishings are sparse but practical, with a functional desk and ample closet space. The marble bathrooms come with twin sinks, bathtubs, rainfall showers and lavish organic accessories by Pharmacopia.
On the ground floor, La Chinoiserie restaurant (and cocktail bar) is topped by a glass roof from the workshop of Gustave Eiffel. The room is decorated with subtle Asian touches like low-slung lacquered tables, but the menu focuses on seasonal dishes. In contrast to the luminosity of the restaurant, the street-facing Café M is a cozy spot overlooking Boulevard Malesherbes. Down in the basement there’s a small fitness room, a sauna and a relaxation room.
In the Area
It’s a five-minute walk to the church of La Madeleine, which hosts free classical and organ music concerts, and the beautiful St. Augustin. Also nearby, the Paris Opera House offers a wonderful lineup of ballet as well as opera. Art enthusiasts should duck into the Tuileries Gardens and visit the intimate Orangerie museum, where Monet’s Water Lilies are on permanent show. For those who fancy a spot of shopping, don’t miss the designer boutiques on Rue Saint-Honoré, from Hermès to Saint Laurent to Colette, and the hotel is located between Galeries Lafayettes and the Champs-Elysées.
How to Get There
we are so happy to have received exceptional service from all staff of the hotel. they were very professional in the way they welcomed us and their warm service throughout our stay. a very well done to everyone.
Although the Hyatt Madeline is not tiny (the website says 85 rooms), it has the atmosphere and personal feeling of a much smaller hotel. And having stayed in a dozen or so different rooms and suites over the past decade, I enjoy the adventure of discovering what the character of the room will be this visit, for they are not cookie cutter designs. The breakfasts are wonderful. My only negative is that in common with most Paris hotels, the fitness center is modest, but it's easy to find a gym within easy walking distance if you want more elaborate weight and cardio options.
Excellent well-located boutique hotel; very friendly and helpful staff. The room was a very good value and the lobby bar/restaurant area is very warm and welcoming. N excellent base for our two week stay in Paris. Our best Hyatt experience to date and we look forward to returning.
The hotel was aware that our room was right next door to a building renovation scheme with the knowledge that the hotel isn’t full. The noise was absolutely unbearable from these building works which started at 7am. In addition, the TV turned itself on at 4am with the introductory music which is supposed to play when one first enters the room after check in - this incident occurred presumably because our check in was registered at this ridiculous time of the night. When we called to ask why, we got no explanation. On top of this, the air conditioning kept making a horrendously loud noise even when it was turned off. The hotel staff gave us a measly portable heater that worked 5 minutes at a time and didn’t heat the room at all - in 0 degree weather this was appalling. Lastly, the breakfast staff were very rude and unhelpful, and the quality and taste of a lot of the food was very below satisfactory. Some of the staff were nice that tried to help in offering us another room in the hotel but we made the sensible decision to check out and move to another hotel where we are very happy. When we asked to leave the hotel, they wanted us to pay for another night due to the 48 hour notice policy. This is ridiculous given the terrible experience we had - and somewhat disrespectful in many ways given the amount of money that we are paying. There was no offer to compensate us for our bad experience and the obvious mistakes of the hotel, and no remorse whatsoever. There were simply excuses. They also had the cheek to offer us to move rooms with an extra charge - or to downgrade rooms. The overall experience was pretty disastrous and I would absolutely not recommend this hotel to anybody I know.
I recently met friends for a drink at the Hyatt Paris Madeleine. The server was great and the lounge/bar has a wonderful refined and luxurious setting but still has a casual air. In the middle of my visit I had to take an urgent call -- the front desk scrambled and even though I was not a guest at the hotel -- arranged a quiet room off of the bar to take the call and gave me assistance with getting a clear connection. This took many attempts. I wish to thank Ronan T at the front desk who without hesitation permitted me to use the landline at the Reception Desk to get a clear line and stayed with me until my problem was solved.
I have traveled all over the world but rarely received such warm and helpful service. And all this for simply a customer of the bar and not even a guest at the hotel. Thank you Hyatt and Ronan. Hyatt Madeleine will be my hotel on my next trip.