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From Baroque architecture to the sweet macarons sold at a corner confectionary shop, fine wines and perfumes to a world-renowned fashion scene, there’s no doubt no other place in the world knows how to celebrate the finer things in life better than Paris. It only makes sense, then, that Raffles Hotels & Resorts calls this glamorous destination home.

Nestled in western Paris and calling Arc de Triomphe its neighbor, Le Royal Monceau Raffles Hotel is a hotel with a sparkle all its own. Featuring vintage charm, its own art gallery and bookstore, and some of the finest culinary delights in Paris, Le Royal Monceau is a perfect introduction to all the things that make Paris, Paris.

With attractions like the Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe and Musée du Louvre right outside Le Royal Monceau’s doorstep and knowledgeable concierge dedicated to helping you plan the most memorable stay, the hardest decision will be deciding what to experience first. (Photo courtesy of barnyz via Flickr Creative Commons)
First opened in 1928 as a premier hotel during the Art Deco era, the modern-day Royal Monceau hotel continues exude vintage 1940s and 50s charm. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Though recently furbished, Le Royal Monceau flaunts a classic Parisian chic style and a unique contemporary character all its own. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
The arts truly come alive at Le Royal Monceau. The hotel has its very own bookstore with more than 700 titles and a 99-seat cinema. It even features an art gallery called the Art District. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Nothing beats slipping into something more comfortable. Whether that be the plush terry bathrobes offered by the hotel or into the claw-foot bath with champagne in hand, life was meant to be enjoyed at this luxury hotel. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
The Spa My Blend by Clarins transports guests to a sublime paradise washed in white. In contrast to the busy Parisian streets, the spa acts as a calming sanctuary complete with a 23-meter pool and a Turkish hammam. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
It wouldn't be a stay in Paris without a world-class meal. Talented chefs work to create culinary masterpieces that stimulate all the senses. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
As an Italian and one Michelin-Star-earning restaurant, Il Carpaccio has been earning its fame since 1983. Pastry Chef Pierre Hermé (yes, that Hermé) has been described as the "Picasso of Pastry," so be sure not to miss out on this restaurant. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
The perfect place to grab a drink and socialize, Le Bar Long is an illuminated cocktail bar that defies the traditional bar setting. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
A glowing garden amidst the City of Lights, the Terrace Garden is an outdoor oasis featuring intimate seating surrounding a pool of water that's perfect for a quiet evening. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Champagne anyone? During the winter, the Terrace Garden transforms into a snow globe come to life. Guests can cozy up with delectable platters and a glass (or two) of local champagne. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)
Age is but a number at Le Royal Monceau. Families can take advantage of the “Le Petit Royal” children's program, which features treasure hunts through the Louvre’s Egyptian galleries and an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of a prima ballerina for the day. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)