18 expert reviews
“As for the rooms, no detail has been spared. Each has flashes of the Louis XIV spirit infused when the luxury hotel first opened; only now, things thrust toward modernity.”
– Forbes Travel Guide
"The Ritz is Europe's greatest hotel, an enduring symbol of elegance on one of Paris's most beautiful and historic squares." Full review
"Is it really as ritzy as the name would imply? That's a definite yes—after all, the adjective itself derives from this 161-room hotel."
Ask for the dusty-rose-tinted Elton John suite under the eaves.
"A legendary address, the Ritz still lives up to its reputation, combining elegance and decadence."
"Swiss hotelier César Ritz founded the Ritz Paris in 1898. The atmosphere was so luxurious that the word 'ritzy' was coined after him. The palace on the magnificent Place VendÃ´me, now..."
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"In novels, songs, and the common parlance, there's not a word that evokes the romance and luxury of Paris better than the Ritz." Full review