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Black Travelers Are Loving These Parisian Hotels
Everyone dreams about going to Paris. After all, it is the city of love and the backdrop to so many iconic films and historical moments. It’s no wonder the whole world has romanticized the French capital, and many Black travelers are adding it to their travel bucket lists.
But with many options for accommodations, where is the best place for Black travelers when in Paris? Here are a few Parisian hotels Black travelers are falling in love with.
Located in Paris’ Marais district, Hotel Gabriel is a Parisian dream that travelers are loving. Inspired by 17th and 18th-century architecture, Hotel Gabriel whisks visitors away from modernity and teleports them to a land long ago. Guests love the fact that the hotel is close to some of the main hotspots in Paris. The boutique hotel is just minutes away from the historic Place de la République, Canal St. Martin, and the Marais shopping district.
With 41 rooms ranging from one-bedroom to double-bed suites, Hotel Gabriel’s minimalist design and nostalgic artwork by Australian artist Mark Stuart make it a top choice for travelers visiting Paris. The hotel offers 24-hour reception, free baggage storage, pet-friendly rooms, and a delicious breakfast buffet that guests can’t get enough of. The hotel designers were strategic in curating a space that was tranquil and Zen where guests could relax in the heart of the city.
Hotel Chateau Frontenac
A classy hotel with Parisian glamour and a historic past, Hotel Chateau is steps from the Avenue des Champs-Élysées. With 104 rooms, rounded archways, and old-world charm, the hotel has been on many travelers’ radars as they head to the city of love. The hotel has a softness that is unmatched in Paris, and guests are wooed by its magical allure from the moment they arrive.
Traveler influencer Audrey French described in detail the luxury experience she had at Hotel Chateau Frontenac. In a TikTok video, French said the concierge service was top-notch. She described her stay as “magical” with the room exceeding her expectations in size and comfort. Although she wasn’t a big fan of the dinner restaurant, French noted that the hotel’s breakfast buffet was outstanding with the option to dine in-room if preferred. She also noted the hotel location was convenient and safe as she explored the city.
Hotel West End
One of the best things about the Hotel West End is its prime location. The hotel sits on Grade-A real estate, giving guests access to a little bit of everything. Its fifth-story rooms provide an amazing view of the Eiffel Tower, and the hotel is surrounded by Champs Elysées, Avenue Montaigne, and Avenue George V.
The neighborhood Hotel West End is located is basically a hub for Parisian tourist experiences. There’s a plethora of shops, museums, cinemas, jewelry stores, and high-end boutiques right within walking distance of the hotel. Some Black travelers noted online that the rooms and suites at Hotel West End were noticeably larger than most European hotels with incredible double balconies. The hotel definitely gives Black luxury, and travelers can’t get enough.
Traveler’s seeking a beautiful aesthetic to accompany the Parisian backdrop have fallen in love with Hotel Elysia. Located in Paris’ Golden Triangle, the hotel has been delicately designed to emanate romance, and it’s a hotspot for honeymoon stays in the city. This enchanting hotel seems to be from a dream with its golden, cream-colored walls, exquisite artwork, and royalty-inspired decor. With a five-star rating across most platforms, Hotel Elysia romanticizes the art of living and inspired its guests to love again.
Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel
If you’re on social media, chances are you’ve seen the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel. The hotel is a hotspot for social media influencers dying to catch a video of the hotel’s iconic view of the Eiffel Tower. Because of this, Pullman draws in as many honeymooners and newly engaged couples as the romantic Hotel Elysia. Pullman was designed to cater to a diverse array of guests. From the lovebirds to the businessman, the hotel has accommodations for all types of visitors. A hotel with a smooth mixture of new school design and old French traditions, Pullman continues to be a top choice for Black travelers visiting Paris.