Hotel Review: Hôtel Régina Louvre, Paris


Our Thoughts

Hôtel Régina is a small, family owned, classically Parisian chic hotel. It’s conveniently located in the Place des Pyramides, across from one of the Louvre’s entrances. A sophisticated feel with home-away-from-home touches, this hotel can’t be missed while in the city of love.

We were last in Paris a few years ago. Our preference is to stay in smaller, Parisian chic hotels and Hotel Regina fits that description perfectly, despite being a little pricey.

Hôtel Régina Louvre is a grand hotel in Paris that was opened in 1900 for the World’s fair. It’s located in the Place des Pyramides, across the Rue de Rivoli from the Jardin des Tuileries and one of the Louvre’s entrances. In the square in front of the hotel is a gilded statue of Joan of Arc on horseback. It’s architecture dates back to the Second Empire. The Regina was named after Queen Victoria, symbolizing the Entente Cordiale (a series of agreements) between the French and the British.

Hotel Régina at a glance

The family owned hotel has 99 inviting and extravagant guestrooms and suites. No two guestrooms are alike, each with its own special touch. High ceilings and luxurious drapes in the generous suites create a sophisticated feel with home-away-from-home touches.

For a truly memorable stay, the floor-to-ceiling windows in some of the Eiffel Tower suites give you exceptional views of the iconic landmark from the comfort of your bed. As such, the hotel’s been featured in countless Hollywood blockbusters, including the 2002 hit The Bourne Identity.

This pet-friendly hotel also offers childcare services and a children’s playroom so you can relax at the wellness centre, workout at the fitness centre or catch up on work in one of the modern meeting rooms.

Ask the Les Clefs d’Or concierge to share their local knowledge and help you plan your days in Paris.

The Boudoir Restaurant

With such a stunning location, it’s only fitting that the hotel restaurant be as opulent as its surroundings.

Decorated in elegant French style, with tones of warm gold under vast chandeliers and mirrors, the chef creates a variety of weekly menus. Meals such as classic confit foie gras, pan-seared beef filet and roasted sea bass with thyme are served with carefully paired wines.

Courtyard Garden Terrace

During the spring and summer months, enjoy a meal outdoors on a beautiful garden terrace hidden in the heart of Paris. Serving light lunches, snacks, dinner and an extensive menu of drinks and signature cocktails, the Courtyard Garden Terrace is an oasis of calm amid the hustle and bustle of the city of lights. This restaurant is open from May to October.

English Bar

Sumptuous velvet armchairs, traditional oak paneling and soft lighting inspired by Victorian England make English Bar an ideal setting for a quiet drink. Sink in after an exciting day of sightseeing and shopping around fashionable Paris. The seasonal menu also offers snacks, pastries and beverages throughout the day.

How to get to Hotel Regina Louvre, Paris

It can be tricky, but it’s worth it.

From the Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CGD): 17 mi / 27 km from the hotel.

From the Paris-Orly International Airport: 11 mi / 18 km from the hotel.

By car and metro, Hotel Regina Louvre is a 20 minute drive from Gare de Lyon, a 10 minute drive from Gare du Nord and 15 minutes from Paris Est station.

By train from CDG, stop at Chatelet Les Halles (transfers to Metro 1, 4, 7, 11, 14 RER A, B, D) grab a metro from here to Tuileries, It’s a short walk from here to the hotel.

Next time you’re in the city of love, don’t miss The lobby at Hotel Regina Louvre.

Andrew Taylor

For Andrew, travel is so much more than just learning history or taking photos. Rather, the value of travel is witnessing a lifestyle, bonding with locals, and gaining rich cultural experiences. That’s why he founded the Luxury Wanderer; a place to share itineraries, offer advice, swap stories, and foster a like-minded community of curious travellers.

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