Paris is the city that coined the term Palace for its ultra-luxury hotels, of which there are a handful. Then there are the dens of luxury you can find in renovated private mansions as well as the cozy litte boutique hotels tucked away on quiet side streets. The range and choice is staggering. Equally as important is the area in which you stay. As this will set the tone of the Paris of your memories. Choose the chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés for its liveliness, the area around the Eiffel Tower for its dignified old money feel, the Madeleine quarter for its fabulous shopping or the ultra-trendy South Pigalle for its hipness and proximity to nightlife. If sightseeing is a big part of your itinerary, you will want to stay close to the city center, as Paris is a walkable city and you will be amazed at how much you see and discover in the City of Lights when exploring its crevices and nooks and crannies by foot. This list of 10Best Paris hotels is one in which each hotel is a #1 in its category and class.