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A suite at Le Mélézin in Courcheval, France

Now that you've seen all the hot properties on GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in France list, here are a few more sizzling places to spend the night.


InterContinental Carlton Cannes
Built in 1911 to welcome British and Russian aristocracy, this hotel will be familiar to film buffs. Alfred Hitchcock's...Read the full review.


Hôtel de la Cité
Tucked between the Château Comtal and Basilica of Saint-Nazaire — all within the walled medieval citadel of Carcassonne...Read the full review.


Le Mélézin
Ideally located in the heart of Les Trois Vallées, this 31-room alpine retreat offers an unparalleled French ski experience. To begin...Read the full review.

Le Strato
Sure, we love classic chalet-style hotels. But we can also appreciate rebels — as long as they have a good cause. And we can think...Read the full review.


Normandy Barrière
Set opposite a casino, Normandy Barrière is located in the center of Deauville and overlooks the sea. The Anglo-Norman...Read the full review.


Château de la Chèvre D'Or
Perched between the Mediterranean and the mountains, the Château de la Chèvre d'Or is just twenty minutes from Nice. Each...Read the full review.


Château D'Artigny
Many people might dream of owning a castle, but few see that dream come true. Perfumer François Coty is one of the...Read the full review.


Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranée

Palais de la Mèditerranée

The Palais de la Mediterranee is situated in the sought-after Promenade des Anglais. Designed in the 1930s, the recently restored nine-story hotel still retains the grandeur of its heyday. The third floor is the heart of the hotel, with a beautifully conceived indoor/outdoor pool, gastronomic restaurant, fitness rooms, lounge and a sun terrace. The 188 guest rooms are located on the top six floors of the hotel with vast balconies and views of the city and the sea.

Le Negresco
A national historic monument that opened its doors to the rich and famous in 1913...Read the full review.


Banke Hotel
For luxury you can count on, the stately Banke Hotel is worth the investment. This early twentieth-century, former bank...Read the full review.

Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris

Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris
This landmark building boasts 245 guest rooms, all with unique architectural details and many featuring private terraces. Situated just steps from the Champs-Elysees, the hotel's rooms are decked out in seventeenth-century tapestries, eighteenth-century-inspired furniture and marble bathrooms, and all include the 21st-century amenities you could wish for. Pamper yourself at the hotel spa and dine elegantly at the hotel's renowned restaurant, Le Cinq.

Hôtel de Crillon

Please note: This property will be closed for renovations until 2015.

Hôtel de Crillon

Situated in the heart of Paris overlooking the Place de la Concorde, the Hotel de Crillon, originally commissioned by Louis XV, the Count de Crillon in 1758, became a hotel in 1907. Today, it  boasts 103 rooms, and if you splurge on one of the 39 suites, you can look up at your Baccarat chandelier. Dine at the famous restaurant Les Ambassadeurs, and work off your meal at the private fitness center where a private trainer is on hand.


Hôtel Le Bristol
Within walking distance of the Champs Elysées, Hôtel Le Bristol is the epitome of Parisian luxury. This historic property...Read the full review.

La Belle Juliette
These days being a socialite usually means lots of bad behavior and your own reality TV show. But once upon a time, a socialite...Read the full review.

Ritz Paris

A guest room at Ritz Paris in France

There's no better place to put on the Ritz than at the Ritz Paris (which is temporarily closed for renovations until 2014). Built in 1898, this hotel is where Coco Chanel made her home for 30 years, and where many celebrities and heads of state have stayed. Situated between Cartier and the Justice Ministry on the Place Vendome, the Ritz is within walking distance of many monuments and shopping areas. The hotel also boasts the gourmet restaurant L'Espadon, the Hemingway Bar and the Ritz-Escoffier cooking school.


L'Oustau de Baumanière
Originating in 1945, this quaint Provençal retreat is made up of three distinct dwellings: L'Oustau, La Guigou and...Read the full review.


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