I’ve stayed at the Park Hyatt Vendome in Paris many, many times. It’s not because it’s the single best hotel in Paris, rather I find it to be a nice hotel that I can book on points and I enjoy the neighborhood. It’s walkable to multiple metro stops, it’s a quiet neighborhood, and there’s good food nearby.
Every time I go our first evening dinner is at L’Ardoise just a few blocks away. The three course prix fixe is a great value at 38 euros for excellent classic French fare, perfect to ease me into the visit since it’s only about a third of a mile away.
As a top tier elite with Hyatt it’s an especially good value,
- Only once – my first stay – did I have a regular room. Every time since then a suite.
- Breakfast is amazing, offered in restaurant or via room service (110 euro credit per day for two people)
This would be my second stay without a suite, and it was a bit disappointing because I did want the extra space traveling with our daughter. I had had a suite confirmed but needed to change dates at the last minute, and our stay overlapped one of the Fashion Weeks. They were booked full.
Still the hotel really went above and beyond, I thought, accommodating us with our daughter. I didn’t really know what to expect, since traveling abroad with a baby is still new to me though I’ve done plenty of research.
Everything I’ve read has said not to rely on the quality of crib a hotel might provide, if they can even sort one, so we’ve traveled with one to New York and then we flew with one to Paris. However there was a full sized crib – quite nice – already set up at the foot of our bed when we arrived.
There was also a baby tub in the bath rub in the room, ready to go.
They had set up a changing station in the closet, with a pad covered with a towel, on top of a chest. And there was a bottle warmer beside the coffee machine.
I had not requested any of this. Instead I had simply let my Hyatt concierge know we’d have our 3 month old daughter with us and she passed that on to the hotel. I was impressed.