Everywhere feels like a private club from a more civilized era: from the courtyard, to the library with its leather-bound volumes and honesty box, to the muraled smoking room. These communal areas are only open to hotel guests of La Réserve’s serviced apartments nearby, which overlook the Place du Trocadéro and neighbourhood brasseries such as Le Scheffer, whose busy terraces are attended by old-school, black-waistcoated, white-aproned waiters waltzing between the tables.

Guests can also dine at the hotel’s two Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Gabriel. While the views from the apartments showcase the beloved, unchanged face of Paris – with its classic Haussmann architecture of slated domes, floor-to-ceiling windows and grand wrought-iron statement entrances – the aesthetic inside is more contemporary, with high-tech flourishes and exquisite attention to detail.With views over the Eiffel Tower, which sparkles on the hour every hour after the sun sets, there is surely no more exclusive address in the whole of Paris.

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