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The Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris

August 15, 2022

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Paris is home to some of the most prestigious hotels in the world. While there is no shortage of magnificent hotels in Paris, we have created a shortlist of the grandest hotel wedding venues in Paris for a truly regal wedding experience combining historic significance, refinement, opulent design, and elevated amenities and service for a truly unforgettable wedding experience.

Hotel wedding venues in Paris offer a marriage of the finest accommodations in hospitality, epic culinary experiences, and the most luxurious amenities at your fingertips.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Ritz Paris

Ritz Paris

One of the most iconic hotels in all of Paris and long considered fashion’s unofficial home by Vogue, there are few places in the world more chic than Ritz Paris.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Ritz Paris
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Dating back to 1898, the storied walls of the Ritz Paris have seen countless stars, royals, artists, historic figures, and couture. What may be the world’s most famous hotel underwent a four-year renovation completed in 2016 and included eight hundred stonemasons, gilders, painters, wood-carvers, and upholsterers. Coco Chanel lived at Ritz Paris and worked across the street, and the hotel is home to the first ever Chanel spa.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Ritz Paris

Today, the Ritz Paris still stands as the epitome of luxury. No detail is overlooked. César Ritz believed apricot to be more becoming to the complexion, thus came the signature Ritz Paris peach towels and robes.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Ritz Paris Le Grand Jardin
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The historic hotel on Place Vendôme is a favorite for weddings in Paris. The stunning Grand Jardin offers a rare garden ceremony right in the heart of Paris. A ceremony in the exclusive Grand Jardin is one to be remembered, and the countless stunning suites of the hotel offer the perfect setting for getting ready portraiture.

The opulent, refined salons offer a variety of bespoke possibilities, accompanied by spectacular gastronomic experiences served atop the iconic sapphire and gold Ritz Paris china. Its historic location on Place Vendôme makes for a truly unforgettable experience guests will never forget.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Shangri-La Paris
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Shangri-La Paris

The former residence of Prince Roland Bonaparte, Shangri-La Paris is a Parisian palace overlooking the Eiffel Tower and the Seine. Located in the 16th arrondissement, the hotel is designed in a French meets Asian style in an inspired Rococo color palette. Shangri-La Paris is the epitome of opulence, and offers incredible views of the City of Light, incredible culinary experiences, and some of the most stunning salons in Paris.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Shangri-La Paris
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The Grand Salon is the primary reception space of the palace, with stunning Louis XIV style design. An intricate marble fireplace serves as the focal point of the room, with floor to ceiling windows and opulent gold gilded architectural detail. The salon also features original pieces from the Bonaparte family, including bronze wall appliqués, two golden wooden and marble tables and two crystal chandeliers.

The Eiffel Tower Terrace is another sought-after event space of the palace, with breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower for an exclusive experience.

Shangri-La Paris

For a truly regal experience, stay in L’Appartement Prince Bonaparte, which was once Prince Roland Bonaparte’s personal apartment. The extraordinary residence features 5-metre-high ceilings with authentic crown moldings and gilt work, Versailles-style parquet floors, period artwork, intimate balconies, and design elements blending classic late 18th century French design with subtle Asian influence. The residence makes for absolutely magical getting ready portraiture for brides and grooms to be.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Airelles Château de Versailles

Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle, Versailles

What could be more magical than a hotel in the heart of the Château de Versailles? The newly opened Le Grand Contrôle embodies the opulence of the magnificent palace down to the finest detail. Originally built in 1681 by Louis XIV’s favourite architect, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Le Grand Contrôle hosted ambassadors, artists, musicians, writers, and scientists of the Enlightenment.

Le Grand Contrôle is now newly restored as an exclusive experience into the world of Versailles. An impeccably royal stay at Le Grand Contrôle offers 2000 acre gardens, sumptuous suites, period furnishings, and exclusive after hours tours of the Palace.

Best Hotel Wedding Venues in Paris, France | Airelles Château de Versailles

Step back in time to 18th century splendor with a regal experience. Envision breakfast designed by Michelin-star Chef Alain Ducasse, a private tour of the Domaine de Trianon, dedicated butler service, a luxurious spa, exclusive access to the grounds of Versailles, and Marie-Antoinette style afternoon tea.

Le Grand Contrôle is available for privatization and perfect for a decadent weekend for an intimate group of up to 36 guests with eleven rooms and two suites, perfect for an intimate, exclusive event.

Contact us to begin planning your destination wedding in Paris.




American wedding planner based in Paris, France and Washington, D.C. curating unforgettable experiences with art de vivre in Europe and the United States.

As seen in leading publications such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Raela has serviced weddings and brands both stateside and abroad, from the sun-drenched hillsides of Southern California to the resplendent châteaux of France to the lemon trees of Positano. With unparalleled attention to detail, Raela’s specialty lies in creating unforgettable, exquisite, sensory experiences.

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