Named after the 4th Earl of Bristol, a traveller whose love of comfort and high standards was legendary, Le Bristol opened its doors during the Roaring Twenties just as Paris became a hub of culture, art and celebrity. The hotel's celebrated art de vivre continues. Fine dining is close to the hotel's heart and they are justifiably proud of their four Michelin stars. Epicure is the hotel's triple Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant, sitting adjacent to the French-style garden and overseen by Chef Eric Frechon. The hotel also now has a fourth Michelin star for its brasserie, 114 Faubourg, where Chef Eric Desbordes reigns.


The 188 rooms are spacious, light and elegantly furnished in classic 18th century style, with original paintings and beautiful fabrics reflecting the exquisite taste of its art collector family owners. Children are well looked after, with cuddly toys, welcome booklet, childrens' bathroom amenities, a specially designed menu, treasure hunt, as well their own club, Les Amis d'Hippolyte. Classic in style yet bang up-to-date, the hotel is timelessly elegant with a guest list to match and located in an area noted for the boutiques that make Paris the world's haute couture capital.

Suitable for:

  • Followers of fashion
  • Lovers
  • Michelin star collectors
  • Families

Things to do at the property

  • Savour the flavours of Chef Eric Frechon at Epicure
  • Join a wine appreciation evening at 114 Faubourg, the hotel's lively gourmet restaurant (first Monday of each month)
  • Enjoy the musical playlist selected by guest DJs in Le Bar du Bristol (Thursdays to Saturdays from 9.30pm to 1.30am)
  • Unwind in La Prairie spa.
  • Take a dip in the pool and enjoy the rooftop views of Paris.

Things to do nearby

  • Go shopping - rue Faubourg St Honoré is situated amidst the best loved haute couture boutiques in the world
  • Test the connections of Concierges, members of the prestigious Clefs d'Or, with a request for a ticket to the opera or theatre
  • Stroll along the Champs Elysées at dawn - it's just a 5 minute walk from your door
  • Visit the world famous galleries of the Musée d'Orsay and the Louvre

Nota bene:

  • Casual business attire is required in Epicure - a jacket is necessary, though you'll be forgiven for not wearing a tie.



  • WiFi
  • Spa Facilities
  • A/C
  • Safe
  • Pet Friendly
  • A/C in Bedrooms
  • Satellite TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Lift
  • Gym
  • Indoor Pool
  • Children's Play Area

Price guide

Clare Watkins

Europe Specialist



Approximate location.


  • Sightseeing - Paris icon
    Sightseeing - Paris

    On the doorstep

  • Shops icon

    On the doorstep

  • Restaurants icon

    On the doorstep


  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport icon
    Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

    45 minutes by road

  • Paris Orly Airport icon
    Paris Orly Airport

    45 minutes by road

  • Gare du Nord Station icon
    Gare du Nord Station

    20 minutes by road


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