Movie hotels in Paris

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Film lover? Paris lover? Feeling like walking in the footsteps of movie heroes and stars?

Follow us and discover the hotels that have sheltered famous movie scenes or were seen on the white screen and track the heroes’ traces by booking in one of these hotels in Paris!

But first: do you know why Paris is that much chosen for film shootings?
No doubt it must be because “the city of lights” is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in the world.
With its historic, unique and prestigious architecture, Paris is the subject of a great number of films – great classics and new creations.

It is important to know that the city of Paris has everything in place to facilitate film production. It is a source of employment and economic benefits to the French capital, but it also influences its cultural impression abroad.

The numbers of films shot in Paris increases with about 10% every year. Some figures:

This confirms the importance of the French capital in the world of cinema. Over 5000 sites have already been used for film shoots, French and International. These locations are visited by lovers of Paris, film and travel enthusiasts, allowing them to discover the famous places and neighborhoods, and some historical and unusual sites of “the city of lights”.

Below I listed some films, and hotels in Paris that where part of the scenes that were shot:

Charade movi - Hotel Saint Jacques

Charade Film - Hotel Saint-Jacques

Charade (1963)

Charade is a famous American movie of the 60s, about romance and suspense in Paris starring the famous Gary Grant and pretty lady Audrey Hepburn.
The story is about a woman who found her husband dead after she came back from Megève in the France Alps. She is pursued by several men who are in search of the money her murdered husband has stolen.
You might see some scenes at the Hotel Saint Jacques, a 4 star hotel in the Latin quarter of Paris.

Hotel address:
35, rue des Ecoles
75005 Paris

Location on the map

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
Jardin du Luxembourg Paris (0.59 km)
- Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris (1.24 km)
- Louvre Paris (1.98 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
- Grand Hotel Saint Michel Paris
- Hotel Jardin de l’Odeon Paris
- Villa des Princes Paris

Frantic Film - Le Grand hotel

Frantic Film - Le Grand hotel

Frantic (1988)

This American movie is written and directed by the famous Roman Polanski, starring Harrison Ford and Emmanuelle Seigner.
This film is about a doctor who came to Paris for a conference with his wife who has disappeared from their hotel room. He starts investigating her dissapearance to discover what happened to his wife.
The hotel room mentioned is at the Le Grand Hotel, a 4 star hotel in the 9th district of Paris.

Hotel address:
2, rue Scribe
75009 Paris

Location on the map

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
- Jardin des Tuileries (0.74 km)
- Moulin Rouge (1.56 km)
- Parc Monceau Paris (1.85 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
-
Westminster Paris
- Hotel Saint-Petersbourg Paris
- Royal Opéra

French Kiss Film - Hotel George V

French Kiss Film - Hotel George V

French kiss (1995)

Romantic comedy film released in 2002 with main actors Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline.
Kat (Meg Ryan) has the idea that her fiance, on a trip to Paris, slept with another woman. Terrified by this idea, she flew to France. But she meets a guy on the plane that will change her life.
The two main actors don’t spend much time in Paris but the film does show the George V Hotel. It’s a 5 star hotel, located in the 8th district of Paris with some rooms offering  spectacular views on the Eiffel Tower. This is one of the most luxurious hotels in Paris where lot of famous movie stars, athletes and artists stayed.

Hotel address:
31, avenue George V
75008 Paris

Location on the Map

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
Avenue des Champs-Elysees (0.40 km)
- Parc Monceau Paris (1 km)
- Eiffel Tower (1.2 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
Hotel des Champs Elysees
- Pavillon Montaigne Paris
- L Ouest Hotel

Amelie Film - Hotel Terrass

Amelie Film - Hotel Terrass

Amélie (2001)

Amelie also known as “Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain” is a French movie with in the main role Audrey Tautou.
Amelie, a young waitress in a bar in Montmartre (Café des Deux Moulins), spends her time observing people and letting her imagination wander. She has set one goal in her life: to do good to those around her. She uses different strategies to intervene in their lives incognito.
You might see the Montmartre district with the Café des Deux Moulins in this movie – this cafe really exists!
No hotels are clearly visible in the film, but it’s shot really closed to the Terrass Hotel, a really nice 4 star hotel in the Montmartre district.

Hotel address:
12, rue Joseph de Maistre
75018 Paris

Location on the Map

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
- Moulin Rouge (0.26 km)
- Basilique du Sacre-Coeur (0.73 km)
- Place de la Concorde Paris (2.45 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
-
Villa Royale Paris
- Hotel Best Western Paris Montmartre
- My Hotel In France Montmartre

Bourne Supremacy Film - Hotel Regina

The Bourne Supremacy Film - Hotel Regina

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

In this supercharged thriller Oscar winner Matt Damon, ‘Jason Bourne’, goes on a search to discover his past. The support role is played by a character named Mary, played by German actress Franka Potente.
Hotel Regina in Paris is a key location in this film. It’s not only a stunning film set, it’s also a beautiful 4 star hotel centrally located in Paris.

Hotel address:
2, place des Pyramides
75001 Paris

Location on the Map

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
- Place Vendôme (0.48 km)
- Le Musee d’Orsay & Louvre Paris ( 0.60 km)
-
Les Invalides (1.68 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
-
De Vendôme Paris
- Hotel Bac Saint Germain
- Hotel du Quai Voltaire

La Vie en Rose Film - Terrass Hotel

La Vie en Rose Film - Hotel Terrass

La Vie en Rose (2007)

This famous French movie tells the dramatic story of Edith Piaf , the famous French singer and cultural icon. She spent her days singing in the streets of Paris, she rose from poverty to glory and became universally regarded as France’s greatest singer.
Edit Piaf is played by the beautiful Marion Cotillard, a well-known actress in France and now all over the world, thanks to her Oscar for Best Actress in 2008.
This film, just like “Amelie”, was set in the Montmartre district.

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
- Place de la Concorde Paris (3.01 km)
- Louvre Paris (3.10 km)
-
Arc de Triomphe Paris (3.82 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
-
Kube Hotel Paris
- Faubourg 216 224
- Avenir Hotel Montmartre

Inception Film - Hotel Royal Monceau

Inception Film - Hotel Royal Monceau

Inception (2010)

Inception is one of the most recently shot films that take place in Paris.
The film falls under the category mystery and action, and has famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio playing the main role, supported by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page.
Don Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is the most highly skilled thief, when it comes to the art of extraction.
The extraction is to take the precious secrets of a person buried in the depths of the unconscious when the person is dreaming and the mind is therefore in its most vulnerable state.
You might see some scenes shot in the Royal Monceau – a 5 star hotel, which is a Parisian Palace, set in a prestigious shopping and business district (8th district).

Hotel Address:
37 Avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

Location on the
Map

Other hotels near this famous film hotel:
- Arc de Triomphe Paris (0.46 km)
-
Musée du Petit Palais Paris (1.53 km)
-
La Madeleine Church (1.91 km)

Popular hotels in the vicinity:
-
Hôtel Elysées Mermoz
-
Hotel Angleterre Champs Elysees
- Paris Saint Honore

I hope this short film tour spiked your interest. Now you can Book in one of these famous movie hotels! :)

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2 Responses to Movie hotels in Paris

  1. A great list of movies! I have some most of them, I do enjoy a good french movie, fantastic ideas! thanks for sharing this!

  2. Mr nope says:

    It’s Cary! As in Cary Grant!

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