Le Bristol Paris Reopens

One of the world's most urbane and stylish hotels, Le Bristol Paris has reopened after a six-month closure that facilitated renovations to its rooms and suites.

Hotel at Versailles to Debut

A hotel of 14 rooms and apartments, housed just outside the gates of Versailles, will open this year. It will be complemented by an Alain Ducasse restaurant.

Paris: The Next Generation of Hotels

The French capital continues to evolve. Three charming properties have recently opened, proving the hotel scene is just as dynamic as the food and art scenes.

Favorite New Restaurants in Paris

Lobster rolls have taken Paris by storm, haute cuisine is more affordable and a Japanese-French restaurant is the hottest in town. Here's the latest from Paris.

A Cooking Class at the École Ritz Escoffier

Enroll in a hands-on Ecole Ritz Escoffier cooking class and you'll come away with new techniques and additions to your gastronomic repertoire.

Best Chocolate Shops in Paris

The French have loved chocolate since the aristocracy popularized it in the 1700s. Here is a selection of our favorite chocolate shops in Paris.

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche: Paris’ Best Department Store

Created in the mid-1800s, the department store Le Bon Marche on Paris' Left Bank, is still an enjoyable and profoundly Parisian experience.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Paris

The Paris hotel scene is vibrant and evolving. We recently visited and discovered three charming new hotels to recommend, on the Left Bank and in the Marais.

Restaurants of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.

J.K. Place Debuts in Paris

With exquisite boutique townhouse hotels in Rome, Florence and Capri, J.K. Place opens a new intimate hotel in Paris, situated on the Left Bank.

A Perfect Day In … the Marais

You could easily spend your entire time in Paris in the Marais. The area between the Third and Fourth Arrondissements is full of cafes, museums and shops.

Our Notre Dame

Trips give us precious little time to possess the world's great sights. Some, like Notre Dame, are so extraordinary we feel like we own them, if just for a bit.

Best Oyster Bars in Paris

France is one of the world’s largest consumers and producers of oysters, especially between September and April. These are our favorite oyster bars in Paris.

Disappointments of the Year

Hideaway Report editors often find themselves at the point where the hotel website collides with reality. Here are our biggest disappointments of the year.

Just Back From: Paris, France

Our social media manager just returned from her first trip to Paris. She made the most of her weeklong visit, which included a stay at the Saint James Paris.

Paris' Hôtel Lutetia Gets New Life, and With It a Monopoly Is Over

All the celebrated grand hotels in Paris are located on the Right Bank. But with the reopening of the storied Hôtel Lutetia, that monopoly is finally over.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel That Most Made You Feel Special

The best hotels make their guests feel not only welcome but incredibly special. Our members found the hospitality most impressive at these three properties.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Memorable Restaurant

The quality of cuisine is a major consideration when choosing where to stay. Our members found the following three restaurants to be most impressive.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Romantic Atmosphere

Many of our recommended hideaways are ideal for weddings, engagements, honeymoons and couples' getaways. Our members found these three to be the most romantic.

What to Do in Paris: Favorite Streets and Neighborhoods

Paris experts share their favorite neighborhoods and streets to visit in the City of Light and what makes each destination unique.

Fine Art Fairs to See Now Before They Get Too Big

International art fairs are overwhelming. For those interested in smaller fairs that are more tightly focused on one artistic medium, try these events.

The Newly Renovated Hôtel de Crillon, Paris

Andrew Harper visits the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris after its four-year $200 million renovation. It proved impressive but certainly not flawless.

Outstanding Shops in the French Capital

Four Parisian boutiques worth visiting for handmade gloves, contemporary jewelry, designer clothing and handbags.

Favorite New Restaurants in Paris

No trip to Paris is complete without a gastronomic tour of its fine restaurants. Here are six new eating establishments from six highly acclaimed chefs.

Toujours Paris

The resurgent — and resplendent — Ritz Paris: Mr. Harper experiences the hotel after a four-year $450 million renovation.

New Recommended Hotels in Ireland and Paris

This month, we uncover two new hotels in Ireland, along with a splendid new luxury hotel in Paris' Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Letter From the Editor: March 2017

This month sees Andrew Harper in Ireland to check on the refurbishment of Ashford Castle and in Paris to see the new Ritz.

New and Noteworthy, July 2016

Andrew Harper points to notable luxury travel news — a new jungle lodge in Nepal, reopening of Hotel Eden, and the $450 million renovation of Hotel Ritz Paris.

Restaurants of the Year 2016

Discover Andrew Harper's restaurants of the year, ranging from favorite informal restaurant in the United States to the best hotel restaurant in the world.

Just Back From | Paris

In spite of recent events, Andrew Harper travel advisor Joe Colucci decided not to cancel his trip to Paris, where he spent four nights before Thanksgiving.

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