Jennifer Ladonne

Jennifer Ladonne

A longtime New Yorker now based in Paris, writer, editor and therapist Jennifer Ladonne is the restaurants and hotels reviewer for Fodor's Paris, France and Provence guidebooks and also covers nightlife and culture. She is a regular features writer for France Today magazine, a contributor to AFAR and co-author of the book Around Paris With Kids. Jennifer holds a BA from Denison University, an MA from NYU and is a graduate of Nalanda Institute's Contemplative Psychotherapy program. Her articles have also appeared in CNN Travel, Tricycle magazine and blog, The Huffington Post, Luxos magazine, MSN, CNN Money, and others. Jennifer has lived in Paris since 2004.

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25 Ultimate Things to Do in Paris

25 Ultimate Things to Do in Paris

We've selected the crème de la crème of the city to help you plan a long weekend, a longer trip, or even your next few visits.
Hotel Bachaumont

Hotel Bachaumont

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This sleek revival of a 100-year-old neighborhood hotel that closed in the 70s is a newfound favorite with the international fashion set—whether ...

Terrass Hôtel Montmartre

Terrass Hôtel Montmartre

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Leafy, slow-paced Montmartre is its own village within Paris, and the Terrace, across from the famous cemetery and within walking distance of all the ...

Hotel Bachaumont

Hotel Bachaumont

$$ | Paris | Hotels

This sleek revival of a 100-year-old neighborhood hotel that closed in the 70s is a newfound favorite with the international fashion set—whether ...

Terrass Hôtel Montmartre

Terrass Hôtel Montmartre

$ | Paris | Hotels

Leafy, slow-paced Montmartre is its own village within Paris, and the Terrace, across from the famous cemetery and within walking distance of all the ...

Hôtel Mathis

Hôtel Mathis

$$ | Paris | Paris

A recent renovation ushered this Art Deco gem near the Champs-Élysées into the 21st century, while retaining all the suave sophistication ...

Maison Bréguet

Maison Bréguet

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A scrumptious new addition on the Parisian five-star scene, this is our new black-book address.
Hotel des Grands Boulevards

Hotel des Grands Boulevards

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The hustle and bustle of the Grands Boulevards may not seem like the most serene or desirable place to lay your head, bu
Hôtel Balzac

Hôtel Balzac

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Old-style service, Eiffel Tower views, and superlative dining are the biggest draws at this grand dame hotel named for the distinguished writer, who ...

Renaissance Republique

Renaissance Republique

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At the crossroads of some of Paris's chicest neighborhoods, this stylish contemporary hotel channels a sexy retro vibe r
Yooma Urban Lodge

Yooma Urban Lodge

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Few budget lodgings can boast as impressive a design pedigree as Yooma Urban Lodge, a design collaboration between wunderkind Ora Ito and artist Daniel ...
Hôtel de Crillon

Hôtel de Crillon

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Grand even before a total renovation shuttered the hotel for four years, the Crillon reemerged in July 2017 as the city'
Hôtel Le Chat Noir

Hôtel Le Chat Noir

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Named after Toulouse-Lautrec's favorite Montmartre cabaret, this small, budget hotel, just minutes from the Moulin Rouge in Paris's eclectic Pigalle neighborhood, ...
8 Fabulous Paris Design Hotels

8 Fabulous Paris Design Hotels

You don't have to be a design junkie to appreciate the allure of an imaginative, well-conceived space that excels in both beauty and comfort.
9 Paris Palace Hotels

9 Paris Palace Hotels

What makes a Paris Palace hotel special? In short, everything. A head above the five-star rating, the Palace designation—created in 2010—requires hotels ...
The Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

The Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

Romance is a given in the City of Lights, but why not go the extra mile to enhance the mood in a hotel that feels positively made for love? Here's our ...
The 6 Best Hotel Pools in Paris

The 6 Best Hotel Pools in Paris

After a long day of sightseeing or shopping there's nothing like a relaxing dip in a shimmering pool. Here's the inside skinny on where to go if splashing ...
7 Paris Hotels With Amazing Views

7 Paris Hotels With Amazing Views

We all want to take away the very best memories of our trip to Paris, and there's nothing quite as splendid—or memorable—as an unimpeded view of the ...
8 Hotels Conveniently Near Notre Dame

8 Hotels Conveniently Near Notre Dame

If your heart's desire in Paris is to explore every nook of its most iconic church, from the archeological crypts to Quasimodo's bell tower, we can only ...
25 Ultimate Things to Do in Paris

25 Ultimate Things to Do in Paris

We've selected the crème de la crème of the city to help you plan a long weekend, a longer trip, or even your next few visits.