Destination Guide


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Destination Guide Paris

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When in Paris, You Must

Know Before You Go

W Lounge is all the buzz at W Paris - Opéra, with awesome happenings every evening. Try our signature cocktails, and beats from Paris' most fun DJs. It will definitely energize your stay.


Make It Special

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.


/kiːf/ expression
To really like something
Je kiff ce cocktail - I love this cocktail so much!

Neighborhoods to Explore

There's always something to find in the City of Lights.

1. Le Marais

This district has it all: great Parisian shopping, art galleries, restaurants and strong LGBTQ+ friendly community.

2. Pigalle and Monmartre

A short walk from W Paris, this area has fun and quirky yet historic parts, filled with bars, restaurants, open air arts and stunning views.

3. Canal Saint - Martin

An up-and-coming area filled with cool places to eat, drink and explore. The cute setting on the Canal is famous from the movie Amelie.

4. The Left Bank

This area has its own vibe of timeless cafes such as Cafe de Flore, authentic boutiques, gastronomy which sets it apart from the Right Bank.

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20 Rue Dupetit-Thouars

A one of a kind magazine + bookshop selling rare publications, art work and books.

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There's a small art gallery space in the back of the shop available for sale, so make sure to check out artwork of local artists.



1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre

A fabulous restaurant with a stunning terrace overlooking the sparkling Eiffel Tower.

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Girafe specializes in seafood. What is better than having oysters and champagne with the view to the Eiffel Tower?

Hotel Bourbon

Hotel Bourbon

39 Rue des Petites Écuries

A chic bar and club, buzzing every Wednesday to Saturday well into early hours of the AM.

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A hotspot during Fashion Weeks in Paris, so make sure you dress your best and arrive early, especially for any celeb sightings.


Maison by Sota Atsumi

3 rue Saint-Hubert

Tucked in the backstreets of 11th, this Asian fusion hotspot will not disappoint.

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On Friday, meet Julia for personalized service. She can embroider your name or help you customize clothes.




Wild & The Moon

55 Rue Charlot

A fantastic place to get cold pressed juices, ginger shots, plant-based and vegan meals.

Le Carmen


Le Carmen

34 Rue Duperré

Situated in a baroque styled mansion with a golden cage Inside, it's a great place for a drink.

Packing List


1. Sneaker

Paris is a super walkable city so you want to be comfortable yet chic while exploring it.

2. Hat or beret

It’s not a cliche, the hat game in Paris is strong, and a beret goes with any outfit in any weather.

3. Tote bag

In the capital of fashion world, you want to stand out and show off your individuality.

4. Pocket dictionary

The French are proud of their beautiful language. Learn a few phrases and bring a little dictionary to help translate.

Spotted in Paris

Glazed Shop

Glazed Shop

49 Rue de Lourmel

Glazed Shop specializes in selling pieces by young designers including accessories, ready-to-wear, and handbags.

La Faille

La Faille

49 Rue Montmartre

La Faille is a futuristic bistro in the heart of the Montorgueil neighborhood.

Ex Nihilo

Ex Nihilo

352 Rue Saint Honoré

Ex Nihilo is an alternative French perfumer, with a focus on contemporary luxury.

Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Place de la Madeleine, 75008

With architecture inspired by ancient temples and Corinthian pillars, The Madeleine Church is a must-see landmark of historic beauty.

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