Chic Boutique Paris Hotel de Sers by Bessé Signature Group

Hotel de Sers Guest Room

 

The Bessé Signature hotel brand is changing the way we think about French hotels in the City of Light. One of their finest properties, the chic boutique Paris Hotel de Sers, leaves guests dazzled at every turn.

Hotel de Sers, formerly a grand private townhouse of the Marquis de Sers, has been transformed into one of the best representations of French modern classic style. The grand staircase with wrought iron railings and gold leaf adornments reminds visitors of the rich historical past, while the aqua blue glass tables and gold arabesques in S’bar speak to the modernity of contemporary French interior designers.

 

Hotel de Sers Terrace

Hotel de Sers Terrace

 

The rooms are absolutely fantastic. They are bold, bursting with vibrant color but not in an over-the-top way. My room had an incredible black and white print depicting movie film and a 1950’s radio microphone on the enormous headboard inside a black leather frame. The soft white bed linens calm things down for a restful night’s sleep. I also appreciate that there are modern conveniences in each guest room like the double sets of plugs next to the bed, handy for charging multiple electronic devices. Handy, dandy light switches, flush with the headboard make it super easy to turn on and off the room lights as well as the cool and funky reading lamps hanging overhead. The best feature is that they provide an iPad for guests, making it easy to get the daily news online or figure out a tourist path for the day.

 

Hotel de Sers Library

Hotel de Sers Library

 

Public spaces, like the library and the masterpiece art gallery, were very interesting places to spend some time exploring.

 

Hotel de Sers Cocktail

Hotel de Sers Cocktail on the Terrace

 

The cuisine and libations (see recipe below for their signature Paris Dreams cocktail) mirror the decorating philosophy of marrying old and new traditions. Exquisite plates with caviar are paired with vintage French Champagne, but they also serve up hip cocktails with the latest ingredients at S’bar. The courtyard off the bar is filled with greenery, offering guests a little oasis in the busy city.

The recent addition of Chef Fabrice Ponsonnaille to restaurant De Sers has catapulted the hotel into the “foodie” world. The basis of his cuisine lies in taking classic French dishes and giving them a modern shot in the arm. He emphasizes using organic products that are in season and works directly with French farmers to ensure quality.

 

 

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Hotel de Sers 41 avenue Pierre 1er de Servie, 75008 Paris

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Thank you to Hotel de Sers for the gratis visit and for sharing the recipe with The Weekend In Paris, but no amount of Midori would persuade me to write something I did not believe in. As usual, the opinions are my own.

 

5 Comments
  • Napoleon
    Posted at 04:51h, 21 December Reply

    Very nice hotel!

  • Kristin
    Posted at 02:15h, 18 December Reply

    Wow, that looks like one cool hotel to stay in! I’m with Megan in that I’m sold just from reading about the double plugs. I’m forever trying to find enough plugs for my camera, laptop, phone, etc!

    That cocktail looks delicious too. I’d definitely be trying one of those!

  • Suzanne (PhilaTravelGirl)
    Posted at 21:12h, 13 December Reply

    I love the boutique hotel scene in Paris and thrilled after reading this to add another to my list. I’ve visited Paris for the past three years trying new boutique hotels each time (Hotel Fabric, Hotel Atmospheres and Platine Hotel). Its been great to be in these charming Parisian hotels that I consider hidden gems away from the western and french chains to provide bespoke experiences.

  • Michael and Marlys (@ParisBuFF)
    Posted at 09:36h, 13 December Reply

    That’s a pleasant looking hotel! Cozy and welcoming after a long day out in town. Always good, when visiting the City of Lights!

  • mappingmegan
    Posted at 18:42h, 10 December Reply

    Nice review! I LOVE that they’re combining modern amenities and features – the iPad is a real selling point, and it’s only natural that hotels start to take this approach – a lot of properties still provide complimentary papers though in reality we now consume our news largely through devices. So that’s very cool!

    And also loving that the rooms are set up with double sets of plugs – they’re really small things, but it’s the small things which make a property stand out. I hate getting into a room and finding that there are too few plugs!!

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