Quartier Garnier

The district

Designed by Jules-Hardouin Mansart in 1699, in Louis the XIV’honour, the Place Vendôme is lined with splendid buildings, that give priority to symmetry and sober elegance. It is also today synonymous of luxury, with its trade names of jewelry, world wide famous, and the vicinity of the rue de La Paix.
A stone’s throw away, the grands magasins or department stores, theatres, brasseries create a lively atmosphere, around the Opera Garnier, where the lovers of ballet will appreciate the brilliant programme alternating innovating and classical performances.
An area where, during the XIXth century, Baron Haussmann, prefect of the Seine, opened large avenues ; on these « grands boulevards », many banks set up their head-office.

Concierge information

Hot tips, new entertainments, shopping areas, where to go and how to go there…?
You will find here all the adresses you are looking for, next to the Hotel Mansart.

The restaurants

Where to lunch? Where to have dinner? Where to take a coffee, a really fresh and tasty beer? The choice is yours...

Public transport

How to go from Place Vendôme to the Bastille or Montmartre? How to reach the Défense, Eurodisney or the near outskirts of Paris?
How to reach Lyon, Marseille or Strasbourg ? What train, what plane? How to go home?


The shops

Esprit de France proposes you a selection of shops you should not miss in the hotel Mansart area.

The spas and beauty salons

Paris is beautiful, but it might be hectic... Take a getaway to one of the famous spas and beauty salons, just to relax and be all the more on form afterwards!



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