Saint James

The exterior of the Hotel Saint James in Paris, France
A bedroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
A bathroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
The garden at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
The red bedroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
The exterior of the Hotel Saint James in Paris, France
A bedroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
A bathroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
The garden at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
The red bedroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France
The exterior of the Hotel Saint James in Paris, FranceA bedroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, FranceA bathroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, FranceThe garden at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, FranceThe red bedroom at the Saint James Hotel in Paris, France

The mansion that houses Saint James Paris was built in 1892 by Louis Adolphe Thiers’ widow as a memory of her late husband, the former French President.

By JAY KAY
Highlights
Features
Location
  • Its neo-classical facade fronted by a fountain beautifies the very bourgeois 16th district of Paris which happens to be close to the main attractions of the city.

    And the grandness continues beyond the hotel’s doorstep. The first things you’ll lay your eyes on once inside, is the magnificent black and white staircase leading up to the upper floors and to the 48 elaborately designed rooms, most of which are suites.

    Regally designed drawing from the French heritage, your suite carries a grandeur of colour, curves and elegance.

    Good to Know

    The hotel has a small spa, classy restaurant serving classic French cuisine and historic library-cum-bar where to relax with a drink.

  • Accommodation

    48 rooms – Boudoir, Superior, Deluxe, Junior Suites and Suites.

    Top rooms – Love Pavillon (romantic) and Madeleine Castaing, Rene Magritte, Elizabeth of Austria (character inspired boudoir rooms).

    Prices can start from £335 a night not including breakfast.

    Eat & Drink

    The hotel restaurant, just like the rest of the establishment, is flamboyant with its leopard-print carpet and red-velvet chairs, and you can expect fine French cooking.

    Set among 12,000 books, the bar-cum-library is where you retire for a drink in form of a signature cocktail or good glass of wine.

    Activities

    True to its style, the hotel has a small but funky gym.

    Relaxation

    A small spa of a few treatment rooms has been established to care for your body and soul while visiting.

    Essentials

    Parking – free private car park available.

    Wifi – free throughout.

    Room service – 24/7 snack menu.

    Children – welcome with assistance provided.

    Pets – allowed at extra €30.

  • Saint James Paris
    43 Avenue Bugeaud
    75116 Paris

Updated: 11 February 2014