Mandarin Oriental Paris – Hotel Review

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: July 19, 2018

Paris luxury hotel in the 1st

A Deluxe Suite bathroom at the Mandarin Oriental in Paris’ 1st Arrondissement.

The The Mandarin Oriental Paris offers family-friendly luxury in Paris’ city center. In the heart of the 1st arrondissement, the hotel has a prime location among the boutique shops on Rue Saint Honoré while being a stone’s throw from the Louvre, Place Vendome, and the Jardin des Tuileries. Options abound for children, from playing in the nearby Tuileries to various kids’ activities the hotel organizes, like perfume-making classes or cooking lessons. In addition, the concierge provides guests with a handout of weekly cultural happenings that includes a section dedicated to younger guests. There’s an excellent pool and spa, and a Michelin two-star restaurant – with kids’ menu, of course. Should you want to spend a quiet evening in, the hotel offers popcorn machines for a family movie night.

Mandarin Oriental Paris – The Basics

  • Location: Central Right Bank location on Rue St Honoré, set amid high-end European shops and close to the Louvre Museum, Place Vendôme, and the Tuileries Gardens.
  • Ages: The Mandarin Oriental is one of Paris’ most family-friendly hotels. They offer cribs, bath tubs, sterilizers, highchairs, play mats, and bottle warmers for guests with babies; books, crayons, video games, and treats on arrival for older kids. Kids’ menus are available in the hotel restaurants and for room service. There is a dedicated Kids’ Ambassador and Kids’ Concierge. The hotel supplies a popcorn machine and DVDs for family movie nights, and hosts special events like Easter egg hunts, drawing workshops, and Christmas activities. The spa’s 14-meter lap pool offers family hours. Babysitting can be arranged with advaced notice.
  • Pet Policy: Very pet-friendly. Dogs stay free of charge, and are welcome in all parts of the hotel except the spa and Sur Mesure restaurant. In-room treats, personalized mats, bowls, cushions, toys animal, and mineral water are provided. Gourmet pet menus are available via room service or in Camélia restaurant. Dog-walking and dog-sitting services can be arranged through the hotel.
  • View: Views of Rue Saint-Honoré, the hotel garden, or city rooftops. Upper floor suites have panaromic terrace views, and views of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Wi-Fi Internet: High-speed WiFi is included in the room rate.
  • Parking: Valet parking is €45 per day, with in/out privileges.
  • Nice Perks: In-room Nespresso machines, free newspapers in lobby, Diptyque bath products, complimentary macaroons, Bang & Olufsen TVs and audio.
  • Phone: +33 (0)1 70 98 78 88
  • Email: [email protected]
  • When To Book: Book months in advance, especially for high season.
  • How To Book: Booking.com will have the best rates. Use the website specific to your language, currency, and home-country for easiest use: UKUSAFrançaisDeutschNederlands.

Mandarin Oriental Paris – Amenities

  • Pool: Beautiful 14-meter lap pool with waterfall. Open 7am-10pm daily.
  • Spa: Large spa with four single and two couples treatment suites, steam room. Hand, feet, body, and skin treatments are offered.
  • Fitness Center: Open 24 hours. Cardio machines, free weights, Kinesis system, and personal training with renowned trainer Nicolas Veret.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: Penthouse suites include indoor jacuzzi tubs.

Mandarin Oriental Paris – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant: Two on-site restaurants, run by renowned chef Thierry Marx: Sur Mesure has 2 Michelin stars and offers conceptual French and European fine dining, Camélia serves traditional French fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a relaxed garden setting. L’Honoré serves health-conscious breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. There is an in-house patisserie, open from 11am-7pm.
  • Lounge/Bar: Bar 8 is a chic cocktail lounge with a beautiful marble bar and seasonal outdoor terrace. Open from 12pm-2am daily.
  • Breakfast: Not complimentary. Served in Camélia and L’Honoré restaurants from 7am-11am.
  • Room Service: 24 hours. Kids’ menu and dog menu are available. Picnic baskets can be ordered with 24-hours notice.

Mandarin Oriental Paris – Rooms

  • Room Types: Superior Room • Deluxe Room • Mandarin Room • Mandarin Terrace Room • Junior Suite • Deluxe Suite • Duplex Suite • Terrace Suite • Couture Suite • Panoramic Suite • Royale Orientale Suite • Royale Mandarin Suite • List of all rooms
  • Smoking Rooms: Smoking is not permitted in guest rooms.
  • Best Room: The 252sqm split-level Royale Mandarin Suite has a separate elevator entrance, and includes a living room, dining room, kitchen, bar, study, huge bedroom, private gym, and steam room. The vast terrace has panoramic rooftop views of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower.

Mandarin Oriental Paris – What’s Nearby?

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Nearby Market or Grocery

  • Marché St. Honoré – Outdoor market selling fruit and vegetables, baked goods, fresh ready-to-eat dishes, jewellery, and clothes. 12:30pm-8:30pm Wednesdays; 7am-3pm Saturdays. 7-minute walk.
  • Monoprix – The biggest supermarket in the 1st arrondissement. Open from 9am-10pm Mon-Saturday. 9-minute walk.
  • Rue Montorgeuil – One of the best market streets in Paris. Produce, flowers, bakeries, cheese, wine, you name it. 22-minute walk.

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