If you’re visiting Paris and want to stay in a place that’s a little (or a lot) out of the ordinary, you’re in luck. This article outlines 10 of the most unusual Parisian hotels for you to choose from. From the fantastic, magical, and colorful to picturesque and eccentric themes – you’ll be able to find something that will make your sojourn in the city an unusual and unforgettable one.
So ditch the comfort and luxury, and opt for a unique fun experience from one of these hotels:
1. Vice Versa Hôtel
This hotel is situated less than two miles from the Eiffel Tower, and it boasts a theme unlike any other you’ve ever seen. Each of the lavish rooms in this upscale boutique hotel not only has the usual amenities – flat-screen, mini-bar and wi-fi, but the rooms are also decorated according to the 7 deadly sins, including gluttony, greed, wrath, envy, and lust!
2. Hotel Odyssey by Elegancia
Formerly ‘Hotel O’, the Hotel Odyssey definitely deserves to be on our list of the 10 most unusual hotels in France’s capital. One thing’s for sure, the concept of this hotel may not be appealing to everyone. It’s modeled after the Japanese ‘Capsule hotel’, with very small rooms that have rudimentary comfort and the most basic sanitation!
3. Da Vinci Hotel and Spa
Located near the Louvre, this hotel is straight out of the Italian Renaissance. The décor was inspired by Leonardo himself, and there are large paintings from the genius painter adorning the walls of each one of the hotel’s 24 rooms. In addition to that, every room has an evocative name, such as Medicis, Inventions, Mona Lisa, and Renaissance.
4. Seven Hotel
This 4-star hotel is ideal for luxury lovers who want to escape into a wild world of fantasy. It has beds and bathtubs that levitate and suites that are inspired by James Bond and other spy movies.
5. Hotel du Continent
If one of your dreams is to travel to all five continents, this hotel will make it come true for you. It has six floors, each of which represents a continent – and the sixth for the Antarctic and Arctic Poles.
6. The Splendor Hotel
Kids and grown-ups alike will absolutely love this place located in the 17th district near Parc Monceau. The rooms are decorated in a way reminiscent of the mysterious magic tricks that enthralled most people in their childhood.
7. Hotel Edgar
Each of the 13 rooms in this hotel is singular and unique thanks to the efforts of some of the best stylists, set designers, and photographers in Paris who transformed this hotel when it came under new management. There are African-themed rooms, toy-themed rooms, and a lot more.
8. Hotel du Triangle d’Or
Known as the music hotel, this place is ideal for anyone who is a music fan as every last detail of it was planned and imagined by a variety of musicians, rappers, and singers. In addition, the rooms in this 4-star hotel each have high-tech audio equipment so you can get the best music experience.
9. Hotel Original
The sublime décor of this hotel makes it seem that it came straight out of a fairytale. This is an enchanted place to stay, where every room has its own theme, such as Alice in Wonderland.
10. Apostrophe Hotel
Last on our list, but definitely not least, is the Apostrophe Hotel in Paris. It’s also known as the ‘Poem Hotel’ and has a facade that is decorated with hand-painted tree shadows. Each of the 16 rooms is different and related to literature in some way.