Le Meurice - Brownell Travel

Le Meurice

Paris, France

Why You Will Love It

Dating back to 1835, Le Meurice simply exudes French elegance. From the enviable location on the Rue de Rivoli to the exceptional service to the perfect combination of classic design and contemporary touches, there are many reasons why this hotel has been the host of kings, artists, celebs, and Brownell Travelers for years and years!

The original palace hotel in the heart of historic Paris, Le Meurice with its splendid newly-restored rooms and suites is the very epitome of quiet elegance and is alive with the artist’s soul of wit and magic.

Defining Factor

The Style: When you stay at Le Meurice, you know you are in Paris. Traditional French décor (think: Louis XVI-style furniture, gilded accents, and marble) pays homage to the hotel’s rich history while modern pieces (it was recently renovated by acclaimed designer Philippe Stark) keep it current and fresh. And don’t miss the artwork! Inspired by famous guests like Salvador Dali, Le Meurice brings Paris’ artistic history into the design and décor.

So much more than a luxury hotel, this is a gallery, an adventure, and the very first Parisian palace, where the world’s artists and thinkers have found their inspiration.

Here in the heart of historical Paris, the Tuileries Garden is before you, while the city’s iconic landmarks and designer boutiques of Place Vendôme and rue Saint-Honoré are just a few minutes’ walk away. The rooftop garden of our newly-restored Belle Etoile Penthouse Suite with Terrace makes us the only hotel in Paris with 360° views across 18 of the city’s monuments.

Don't Leave Without

Indulging in a delicious breakfast at Le Meurice Alain Ducasse. As a Brownell client, daily complimentary breakfast is included in your stay – and by complimentary breakfast we don’t mean a few sad pastries and coffee dispenser shoved on a table. We’re talking a full American breakfast in one of the most beautiful settings. Do yourself a favor and order the French toast – it’s what breakfast dreams are made of.

A legendary bar and two restaurants are all overseen by master chef Alain Ducasse, including two Michelin-starred Restaurant le Meurice Alain Ducasse. Here our guests enjoy the chef’s unique culinary concept in a stunning space inspired by the Salon de la Paix at Château de Versailles, open for fine dining and daily breakfast. For the sweet tooth, the ‘World’s Best Pastry Chef’ Cédric Grolet delights guests with sweet creations at breakfast, brunch and Tea Time.


Paris is known for fine dining, and you don’t have to leave Le Meurice for top dining experiences. Le Meurice Alain Ducasse is a two Michelin-starred restaurant with cuisine as delicious as the setting is beautiful (it was inspired by Versailles!). Restaurant Le Dali services Mediterranean and French cuisine throughout the day, including a popular afternoon tea service. And if you simply want to savor Paris with a cocktail, Bar 228 is the spot for both hotel guests and locals alike.

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The Details

Le Meurice is located in the heart of Paris on the Rue de Rivoli across from the Tuileries Gardens. You are walking distance from some of the most popular attractions in the city, including the Louvre and famed shopping on the Rue St Honore. Plus you are near the Concorde metro station with access to three metro lines.

Fly into Charles de Gaulle and then take a cab. Your Brownell advisor can also arrange a private transfer.

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