Hotels in unexpected places

Unusual places for unusual stays

Sleeping in an ice room at -5°C, spending a night in a secluded former mansion house in Montmartre … Organizing an unusual stay in Paris is becoming easier as hoteliers become more and more inventive in the experiences they offer their guests.

Sinner Paris - Crypte

The originality of a place can define the identity of a hotel. Between the cryp, the confessional and the objects of sin, Le Sinner Paris gathers in its hotel, the religious, historical, glamour and mystery heritage. The most courageous of clients have had the refreshing experience of staying in the ice room at the Kube - Machefert Group, the temperature of which goes down to minus 5 degrees! Offering a warmer setting, the Hôtel Particulier Montmartre offers the comfort and intimacy of a country house right in a popular tourist area. For a romantic and original setting, nothing like a night on board the VIP Paris Yacht Hôtel. To live as in the time of Louis XIV, Le Grand Contrôle located within the walls of the Palace of Versailles, will make you live a royal experience of the Age of Enlightenment. Situated in the heart of the capital, the boutique hotel Jules & Jim is a trendy address characterized by contemporary art and cultural events.

Jules & Jim

This boutique hotel, in the quiet rue des Gravilliers, in the 3rd arrondissement, is devoted to art and cultural events. The tone is set right from the main entrance with a 15-metre-long photo gallery. Two paved courtyards, one of which has a plant wall, separate the three buildings of the hotel, which comprises one main building and two houses. The 23 bedrooms of the Jules & Jim are in a clean uncluttered style with sober colours. The simple and durable materials used, such as glass, solid wood, stone and concrete emphasize the contemporary character of the place. Each room has a little touch of a Parisian apartment about it. Clients can choose one overlooking the paved courtyard or one overlooking the street.
A library of one hundred or so books and a bar are open to residents and guests passing through. The bar area regularly offers festive and cultural events and DJ sets.

11 rue des Gravilliers, 75003 Paris.
Metro: Arts et Métiers
tel.:01 44 54 13 13

L'Escale Royale No classification


Port de plaisance Port Ilon, Chemin du Barrage, Saint-Martin-la-Garenne, 78520


L'Escale Royale and its unusual accommodations in the middle of nature are ideal for a getaway. Located only 35 minutes from the......

Le Grand Contrôle 5/5


12 rue de l'Indépendance américaine, Versailles, 78000


Situated on the estate of the Palace of Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle was built in 1681 by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, the favourite......

Sinner Paris 5/5


116 rue du Temple, Paris, 75003


Sinner is located in the heart of the lively, eclectic Marais and breaks the rules of a luxury hotel. As it reveals its own take......

Kube Paris – Machefert Group 4/5


1-5 passage Ruelle, Paris, 75018


A unique 4-star hotel in the heart of the 18th arrondissement After having hosted nursing staff free of charge during the......

VIP Paris Yacht Hôtel No classification


7 port de la Rapée, Paris, 75012

The VIP Paris Yacht Hotel is an unusual accommodation on the Seine. Moored at the Port de la Râpée, near the Gare de Lyon, it has......

Jules et Jim No classification


11 rue des Gravilliers, Paris, 75003

The Jules & Jim hotel is a gay-friendly boutique hotel tucked away in the bohemian Marais district. It is named after the......

Hôtel Particulier Montmartre No classification


23 avenue Junot - Pavillon D, Paris, 75018

Former family home, the Hôtel Particulier Montmartre is located between the very chic avenue Junot and the lively rue Lepic. The......