Bel Ami sits bang center of the gallery district St. Germain, offering world-weary visitors a classy fusion of modern with chic. Opened in 2000, the four-star hotel flaunts a contemporary open floor plan, allowing for easy wading through its recent additions of a wellness center and a bright breakfast nook serving fresh pastries and fruit.
The hotel’s simple earthy color scheme—the 115 rooms come in orange, green, cinnamon and orange—are a refreshing change over the flamboyant crushed red velvet so ubiquitous in other Parisian hotels, and you can almost always count on a burst of flowers within your bedroom. Concierge service will likely steer you to nearby Cafe de Flore and the gorgeous St. Germain church. Prices start at the mid-200s.