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Overview

Location

VIP Paris Yacht Hotel is in the heart of Paris, walking distance from AccorHotels Arena and Ministry of Finance. This romantic hotel is within close proximity of Pont d’Austerlitz and Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 24 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel’s room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Planning an event in Paris? This hotel has facilities measuring 1291 square feet (120 square meters), including a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

VIP Paris Yacht Hotel
Port de la Rapee
Paris, 75012 France

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 656 Reviews
Great but expensive dinner and terrible night
Reviewed 8 months ago

Booking:
My girlfriend offered me a dinner and night on the VIP Paris yacht. We were supposed to have dinner in the end of July but my girlfriend got really sick and we had to postpone it. That meant we had to pay a fee of 100 euros!! We took the next available date which was in October. When we arrived at the reception on the boat, we also had to leave a 100 euro deposit for the room. And the breakfast costs 17 euros per person!! The guy at the reception was kind enough to offer us the breakfast because of the 100 euros extra fee we already had to pay.

Location:
The boat is located near Gare de Lyon but I wouldn't say it was easy to find. We spent at least half an hour looking for the boat and don't expect them to answer your calls if don't find the boat.

Dinner:
The dinner was really great! I definitely enjoyed the food and the singer during the dinner cruise. The view from our table was great and I truly had a wonderful evening with my girlfriend. The only negative point of the dinner was the price. Expect to pay at least 17 euros for a glass of Champagne and not under 20 euros for a half bottle of red wine.

Night:
The night on the boat was terrible. The boat was staying next to a nightclub-boat. I didn't get much sleep because of the music and the pounding basses.

Breakfast:
Because of the price (17 euros/person) I was expecting a truly amazing breakfast. I was really disappointed. You get some coffee and pain au chocolat but don't expect much more! I also noted the complete lack of personnel during the breakfast.

I will recommend the VIP Paris but only the dinner. It was really memorable and really enjoyed view of Paris by night accompanied by the great performance from the singer.

Another way to experience Paris by night
Reviewed 9 months ago

What better way to visit Paris with a loved one than by boat at night... You get to see all the major sights along the Seine, get a wonderful and delicious meal and get to spend a night on board a yacht. Doesn't get any more romantic than that.
The staff is very helpful and friendly and go out of their way to make your stay as pleasurable as can be.

Boat trip and lunch cocktail
Reviewed 1 year ago

For all you birthday,weddings , parties. The VIP yatch, propose a 2hrs30 cruse around the famous Seine with choix of different menus and cocktail. and a very pleasant personal.
It is very ideal if you are visiting Paris for the first time

Really a great experience !
Reviewed 1 year ago

We booked dinner and one night in the Presidential Room.
Our experience was really great !
The staff is excellent, from the check-in to the check out.
Everybody made us feel very welcome.
The room was great (king size bed) !
We had ordered a birthday package and got a full bottle of champagne for the price of half a bottle.
Dinner was really very good. And the dining room looked beautiful. For my fiancée's birthday, we got a beautiful heart-shaped cake and firework candles.
The singer who performed during dinner was really excellent.
And the photographer really did an excellent job. She was so kind and paid attention to take exactly the pictures we wanted on the upper deck (in front of the Eiffel Tower at night).
I really recommend the VIP Yacht and we will stay again next time we come to Paris (maybe we will then stay in one of the rooms with Jacuzzi).

Thanks to all the VIP Paris staff for a great job !!!!

Katya & Philippe

LEGENDARY Wedding Venue
Reviewed 3 years ago

I have gone to quite a few weddings, both American and French, but this one was LEGENDARY.

I got married on this boat and I must say that this venue is as good as it gets if you want to be sure to have an amazing event. I will be looking to come back for some anniversary celebrations!! :D So many of our guests described the evening as either the best wedding they can remember or one of their top life events period. The owner never ceased to bend over backwards to accommodate our needs and requests and to make little tweaks that we had not even thought of that made everything come off perfectly. No stress, no mistakes, no failures, no missed opportunities. I recommend this venue from the bottom of my heart and assure you that you are in good hands while on board.

We reserved about one year in advance and given we had more than 120 people, the package that the owner proposed to us included just about everything we could want. For the per-person price that he quoted us - the package included the reservation of the entire boat from 4pm Saturday to 1pm Sunday, and this includes all 23 cabins which roomed about 48 guests for the event. The guests were required to pay for the rooms in addition to the wedding package but for an extremely reasonable price given the boat's location in the middle of Paris. Our suite was included free of charge and it had its own private deck behind the boat.

First of all, the owner is the major asset of this boat. He has an amazing ability to remain calm and positive in all situations and he is very kind in general. Furthermore, he has done this kind of event so frequently that he is able to predict problems and resolve them before they even arise. Basically, the boat's crew managed things so well that we had very little to take care of regarding the preparation of the venue (except delivering the decorations the day before and organizing the photographer, our own cake, and some other little details). The boat even proposes a photographer option if you want them to manage that as well!

Our price included an introductory hour of champagne, a delicious 28 piece cocktail-style dinner served to the guests by a wonderful waitstaff, very nice quality red and white wine served with dinner, a dessert (wedding cake), and a great DJ. Plus the boat owner managed the entire event and everything went forward like clockwork. Also, the boat has an arch already in place that can be decorated and used for the wedding ceremony backdrop. Given we had our own cake, the owner agreed to give us coffee, juice, and pastries for brunch instead!!

Second, the experience of floating (fairly quickly) down the Seine, surrounded by friends and family while watching the beautiful sights of Paris fly by and dancing to your favorite songs is something magical that everyone who lives in (or even visits) Paris should experience at least once in a lifetime. Actually, this should just be something everyone does as regularly as possible :) The ceremony took place with the boat parked perfectly with the Eiffel Tower in the background. Also, as you go down the Seine, you have to duck your head or sit down for some bridges because the party takes place in the open air on the upper deck and you can reach out and touch the underside of several ancient bridges. The experience is breathtaking!

Finally, there is a large dining room where the part can continue after the cruise without bothering the neighbors (too much) at the dock. The dining room opens up onto a lower exterior deck so people can still easily get fresh air. Also, there is a system to project photos and slideshows. The DJ was very talented but at the same time, completely willing to listen to our requests and ideas. In the end the music was a mix between our playlists and his own song ideas and we had a hard time keeping people from dancing non-stop until 5am!! He also took care of the microphones and PA system for the ceremony for a small supplementary fee (totally worth it). At the end, people could stay very late because they were sleeping on board. Such a strong point.