Signature Luxury Travel & Style

50 OF THE Most Romantic Places TO STAY

1 SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, PARIS

16th arrondissement, Paris Parisian grandeur meets a subtle Asian influence (with Pierre-Yves Rochon finesse) behind the Belle Époque façade of this Palace hotel near the Seine. Dine on French finery in L’Abeille and a Cantonese feast in Shang Palace. Enjoy panoramas from the Duplex Terrace Eiffel View Suite or a private topfloor enclave in La Suite Shangri-La. shangri-la.com

2 LE ROYAL MONCEAU, RAFFLES PARIS

8th arrondissement, Paris Add a little art to your romantic getaway in the Philippe Starck-designed interiors of this masterpiece. Relax in the Spa My Blend by Clarins and treat yourself with one of Pierre Hermé’s desserts. Pastels bring an air of cool refinement to the 149 rooms and suites. leroyalmonceau.com

3 THE RITZ PARIS

1st arrondissement, Paris This icon was reborn last year after shutting its doors for the first time, embedding modern technology within the silk and gilt edges of its 142 rooms and suites. Sip on a tantalising cocktail creation in the legendary Bar Hemingway, and dine in splendour in Nicholas Sale’s haute cuisine temple, L’Esapdon. ritzparis.com

4 THE PENINSULA PARIS

16th arrondissement, Paris Peninsula’s first European hotel is a paragon of Beaux Arts style. The building’s history is honoured in marble halls, the oak-panelled Bar Kléber and the vintage aviation theme of L’Oiseau Blanc restaurant. Head to the roof for romantic views of the Eiffel Tower during an exclusive dining terrace made for two at The Secret Table. paris.peninsula.com

5 LE MEURICE

1st arrondissement, Paris Eighteenth-century splendour is given a Philippe Starck twist, inspired by the art of loyal guest Salvador Dalí, at this Palace hotel near the Louvre. Each of the seven floors features its own theme, and rooms with a view of the Tuileries Garden are the most coveted. As an added delight, Alain Ducasse oversees the culinary offerings. dorchestercollection.com

6 LE BRISTOL

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