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The Top 25 Event Venues in Paris for 2019

By EventMB Studio Team

Discover 25 outstanding event venues in Paris. We’ve compiled the best venues for conferences, galas, and parties as well as unique and unusual spaces.

 

Paris, the city of romance, is home to some of the most elegant and sophisticated event venues in the world. Steeped in history, the city showcases a range of preserved historical sites with modern amenities. From the old to the new, these are the top 25 Paris France event venues for 2019.

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THE TOP CONFERENCE VENUES IN PARIS


These three Paris venues were built to accommodate large groups with ample breakout space. Offering advanced technical features and planning assistance, they are fit to host conferences of all sizes.

 

Auberge du Jeu de Paume, Chantilly

 

Only a 25-minute drive from the Charles de Gaulle International Airport, this conference venue is a convenient destination with beautiful architecture and touches of sophisticated design.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? A vision of elegance, Auberge du Jeu de Paume was designed with distinct French-style art de vivre. The dedicated conference center of the hotel has five meeting rooms outfitted with modern technical amenities. Additionally, the hotel has multiple spaces for social events, including their Michelin star restaurant, La Table du Connétable.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has five conference rooms. The largest rooms are Montgolfier 1 and 2, holding 70 guests theater style and 40 guests classroom style each. They can be combined to hold 150 guests theater style and 80 guests classroom style over 188 square meters. The smallest space, Clouset, holds 8 guests in a U-shape configuration over 17 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, cocktail receptions, dinner parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

ACCESSIBILITY: The hotel is wheelchair accessible. There are three rooms and three parking spaces for disabled guests.

HOTEL ROOMS: 92.

TRANSPORT: The hotel offers both on-site parking and valet service.

TAGS: boutique, corporate friendly, human friendly.


Hilton Paris Opera, 8th Arrondissement

 

As the name alludes to, this conference venue and hotel is less than 800 meters from the Opéra Garnier. The central location is complemented by functional event spaces.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The interior of this hotel is elegant but simple, providing several practical business spaces. Hilton Hotels offer meeting packages with catering options, AV add-ons, and per person pricing to facilitate ease of organization.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has 8 rooms of various sizes. The largest meeting room, Baccarat, is 180 square meters and holds 150 guests theater style or 100 guests classroom style. The smallest rooms, Don Juan and Carmen, are 33 square meters and hold 18 guests classroom style. These rooms can be attached to host 48 guests theater style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, networking.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: Hilton Paris Opera Catering & Events provide food and beverage.

ACCESSIBILITY: The meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible as well as several bedrooms.

HOTEL ROOMS: 268.

TRANSPORT: Saint Lazare Train Station (Intercités, TER, Transilien J, Transilien L) is 80 meters from the hotel. The hotel offers both self parking and valet services.

TAGS: human friendly, corporate friendly, experience friendly.

 

 

Palais Brongniart, 2nd Arrondissement

 

Listed as a historical monument, this architectural marvel was built in 1808, during the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. Its original purpose was to house all stock market activity, but it has since transformed into an event and conference center.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Hosting more than 500 events per year, the infrastructure and team behind the facility are well equipped to host major events. The event spaces maintain their historical architecture, showcasing glass ceilings and marble halls. The building is centrally located by major hotels and tourist attractions.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The facility has 3,000 square meters of event space. There are two auditoriums with 100 and 600 seats, nine meetings spaces holding between 15 and 200 people, and six lounges and receptions halls between 100 and 580 square meters. In total, the venue can hold up to 1,500 guests for cocktails or 600 guests for conferences.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, general assemblies, seminars, exhibitions, receptions.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: GL events provides AV services.

CATERING: Cuisiniers & Grandes Maisons by GL events provides food and beverage.

SUSTAINABILITY: The building has an ISO 14001 certification, meaning it follows certain criteria to reduce the impact of its events on the environment. Several practices include training staff on sustainability, using environmentally friendly products and equipment, and managing waste more effectively.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Tuileries (Line 1). There is street parking outside the venue.

TAGS: corporate friendly, the age of all-inclusive, sustainability.

THE BEST EVENT VENUES IN PARIS


Embodying charm and grandeur, these four Paris meeting venues are both architectural marvels and providers of comprehensive, modern service.

L’Hotel du Collectionneur, 8th Arrondissement

 

This hotel and event venue is a tribute to the Art Deco period. The 1930s interior design creates an elegant backdrop for events, further enhanced by the all-inclusive event packages.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The numerous meeting rooms of the hotel are sophisticated but functional. For conferences and events, the hotel offers a selection of packages that include meeting rooms, basic supplies, and catering services.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has 1,700 square meters (18,299 square feet) of corporate meeting facilities, including seven meeting rooms that can adapt into 20 spaces. The largest room, Normandie, is 648 square meters (6,975 square feet) and holds 550 guests theater style or 380 guests classroom style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, breakfast meetings, luncheons, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities. WiFi connection can be installed.

CATERING: The hotel has an in-house catering service, but allows outside caterers between 12 noon and 2am.

HOTEL ROOMS: 478.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Courcelles (Line 2). There are 80 parking spaces with direct access to the hotel.

TAGS: the age of all-inclusive, corporate friendly, in demand.

Pavillon Cambon Capucines, 1st Arrondissement

 

As the former headquarters of the Credit Foncier of France, this event venue is spacious and elegant. While its primary meeting space is a large hall, the facility also offers three smaller reception rooms to accommodate a range of events.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Canopies and marble columns combined with a 10-meter-high ceiling create a sophisticated space with great magnitude. The main hall includes a mezzanine and can be divided into separate spaces, allowing for more intimate gatherings. The venue is overseen by Potel et Chabot, a receptions organizer that provides comprehensive services for events.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The 1,600 square meter facility contains four rooms and a garden. The largest space is the Mewès reception room, holding between ten and 1,500 guests.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Galas, product launches, presentations, dinner parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: In-house catering provided by Potel et Chabot.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro stations are Madeleine (Lines 8, 12, 14) and Opéra (Lines 3, 7, 8). Guests can park at the Olympia and Indigo Vendôme public lots. Valet parking is also available.

TAGS: reinvention, future proof, experience friendly.

Palais des Congrès de Paris, 8th Arrondissement

 

This modern architectural icon is a luxury shopping center, entertainment hub, and meeting-place all in one. As a member of Viparis Group, the parent company for ten top-tier event venues in Paris, events receive comprehensive services.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The venue is centrally located, meaning 90% of event-goers can use public transport to arrive at the venue. It also offers a Welcome Pack to foreign event delegates. This is a bilingual guide to help visitors find their way around the capital and make the most of their travels.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The facility is 29,010 square meters and includes 82 meetings rooms, 22 conference rooms, four amphitheatres, seven exhibition halls, and two television studios.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, performances, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The venue has a comprehensive list of exclusive caterers.

SUSTAINABILITY: The venue is ISO 20121 certified, meaning sustainable practices are implemented to reduce the environmental impact of events. Viparis also created Better Events Viparis 2030 to further reduce the environmental footprint of their venues, including the whole supply chain.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Neuilly Porte Maillot (Line 1). There are several parking lots near the venue.

TAGS: iconic, sustainability, in demand.

Four Seasons Hotel George V, 8th Arrondissement

 

This luxury hotel is the only Palace in Europe to house three Michelin-starred restaurants. That level of service carries through to the fully equipped, beautifully designed event spaces.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Four Seasons has a big reputation, and their Paris location is no exception. The hotel has a wide and advanced selection of luxury event space. Their award winning floral arrangements, antique fireplaces, ornate tapestries, and crystal chandeliers create opulent spaces.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel includes 1,142 square meters of event space with seven rooms. The largest ballroom, Salon Vendôme, is 465 square meters and can host 450 guests theater style or 215 guests classroom style. The smallest room, Salon Elysée, is 35 square meters and can host 20 guests theater style or 12 guests classroom style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, private parties, networking.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: PSAV Presentation Services are the on-site technical specialists. Presentation equipment is continually updated.

CATERING: The hotel provides an in-house catering service.

HOTEL ROOMS: 244.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is George V (Line 1). The hotel offers valet parking.

TAGS: the age of all-inclusive, experience friendly, corporate friendly.

THE MOST UNUSUAL EVENT VENUES IN PARIS


From a TV recording studio to an oceanography library, these Paris venues offer out-of-the-ordinary backdrops with plenty of character for your events.

Studio Potel et Chabot, Pavillon Gabriel, 8th Arrondissement

 

After undergoing a recent renovation, Pavillon Gabriel reopened its doors in June of 2018 to reveal contemporary design behind an 1841 facade. The most unusual of its spaces, Studio Potel et Chabot is both a recording studio and event destination.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? This legendary Paris studio is a favorite amongst communication experts and television broadcasts for its state-of-the-art technology. However, the open floor plan welcomes a range of events. The interior is outfitted with cutting edge recording equipment, glass floors, and retro red sofas.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The studio is 430 square meters and can hold between 350 and 500 guests. The entirety of Pavillon Gabriel is 1,070 square meters across four rooms and a terrace. It can host up to 2,000 guests.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, communication events.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Advanced AV capabilities fit for a television studio, WiFi.

CATERING: In-house catering is provided by Potel et Chabot.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro stations are Concorde (Lines 1, 8, 12) and Champs-Elysées Clémenceau (Lines 1, 13). Guests can park at the Indigo Place de la Concorde lot. The venue also offers valet parking.

TAGS: innovative, tapping into local intellectual capacity, future proof.

Le WIP Villette, 19th Arrondissement

 

This theater company and event venue in Paris is hard to miss. The stone facade painted with waves of red lines creates a striking image in the surrounding park.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The octagonal architecture combined with red-streaked stone are a visual marvel in the park. Functioning as a theater company, the venue comes equipped with state-of-the-art light and stage capabilities to facilitate the creation of dramatic atmospheres.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The building offers 460 square meters of event space, including a terrace overlooking the park. The central space holds 680 guests cocktail style and 150 guests for a seated dinner. There is an additional mezzanine, two chapels, entrance hall, and catering office.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Galas, private parties, product launches, seminars, exhibitions.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Two video projectors and screens, microphones, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro stations are Porte de la Villette (Line 7) and Corentin Cariou (Line 7). There are ten parking spots on-site.

TAGS: immersive, future proof, innovative.

Bibliothèque, Maison des Océans, 5th Arrondissement

 

Maison des Océans was constructed in 1911 to provide a space for oceanography research, a new discipline at the time. Nowadays, it is open to the public and boasts nine meeting spaces, the most unusual being the Bibliothèque.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The library was once the room of the first director of the Oceanographic Institute. Now, books line the walls and reading lamps are scattered across the table. A beautifully decorated ceiling is painted with names of French and foreign ships.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The Bibliothèque holds 15 guests seated and 20 guests reception style across 56 square meters. It includes a long table with chairs.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate meetings, breakout sessions, small private parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Luxembourg train station (Line RER B). Parking is available at Soufflot-Panthéon, 22 Rue Soufflet.

TAGS: boutique, immersive, reinvention.

 

Credit: Yves Malenfer

Musée des Arts Forains, Les Pavillons de Bercy, 12th Arrondissement

 

Inspired by ancient funfair, the first room to be built in Pavillons de Bercy is an indoor carnival with event hosting capabilities.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Centenary merry-go-rounds and games are scattered around booths, theater curtains, and carnival sculptures, creating an immersive circus experience. The room is equipped with a prep area and ground-floor access for ease of set up and tear down. Les Pavillons de Bercy assigns a room manager to each event to facilitate the planning process.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room can hold 800 guests reception style and 400 guests theater style across 1,800 square meters. If more room is needed, there are three additional spaces in Les Pavillons de Bercy plus an outdoor garden.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Galas, private parties, conferences, conventions.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Advanced lighting and sound systems, room adapted for video projections, WiFi.

ACCESSIBILITY: The venue is wheelchair accessible. However, a cobbled street connects the different rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Cour St Emilion (Line 14). There are 3,000 parking spaces available at 12 Place des Vins de France and 40 Avenue des Terroirs de France.

TAGS: attention to planner, immersive, innovative.

 

THE MOST UNIQUE VENUES IN PARIS


If you’re searching for a venue with wow-factor, these Paris event spaces were designed to leave an impression. From spacious balconies to floating lounges, they offer unique characteristics that ordinary, functional event spaces lack.

 

Yacht Josephine, 16th Arrondissement

 

This luxury yacht takes event delegates on a cruise down the French River Seine.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Intimate and modern, the Yacht Josephine provides an out-of-the-ordinary backdrop for lavish events. The front deck includes a jacuzzi and ample room for mingling. Guests are treated to views of the Eiffel Tower and other iconic Parisian sights.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The yacht is 30 meters long and 5 meters wide. This includes four 10 square meter double cabins with en suite bathrooms and a spacious lounge. The yacht can hold up to 47 people when cruising and 60 people when docked.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate meetings, private parties, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Plasma TV, sound system, WiFi.

CATERING: The event can be booked with a cocktail reception, evening buffet, or prestige category dinner.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro stations are Alma-Marceau (Line 9) and Iéna (Line 9). There is private parking in front of the Yacht pick-up for event guests.

TAGS: the age of all-inclusive, innovative, bleisure friendly.

 

 

Espace 56, 15th Arrondissement

 

At 200 meters high, this modern event venue is the highest panoramic function room in Europe. Situated near the Eiffel Tower, the views create a quintessential Paris experience.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The venue is located on the 56th floor of the Tour Montparnasse and has floor-to-ceiling windows. The panoramic roof terrace can also be rented for full 360-degree views from the 59th floor. The decor is simple but tasteful, creating a versatile space with unmistakable sophistication.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The space holds 300 guests for cocktails or 150 guests for dinner over 350 square meters. The layout is fully convertible.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, seminars, private parties, cocktail parties, fundraisers.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Microphone, fives plasma screens, giant retractable screen, video projector, WiFi.

CATERING: The venue has a list of exclusive caterers.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Montparnasse-Bienvenüe (Lines 4, 6, 12, 13).

TAGS: in demand, experience first, future proof.

Flow, 7th Arrondissement

 

This event boat stays docked at Port des Invalides, in the heart of the city. While there’s no cruise involved, event delegates are entertained in the epicenter of Paris’ tourist attractions.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The floating establishment includes a spacious theater, dining room, and outdoor reception area, making it fit to host a range of events. Guests are treated to views of Pont Alexandre III, Les Invalides, the Grand Palais, the Eiffel Tower, the Place de la Concorde.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The boat has three spaces. The rooftop is 240 square meters and can hold 210 guests for cocktails. The restaurant is 90 square meters and can hold 70 guests for cocktails or 44 banquet style. The theater is 160 square meters and holds 150 guests for cocktails or up to 312 theater style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, cocktail parties, fundraisers, presentations.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Projector and screen, sound system, theater lighting, WiFi.

CATERING: The onboard restaurant has a Michelin star award-winning chef.

ACCESSIBILITY: The boat has been adapted to accommodate wheelchairs.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Invalides (Lines 8,13). Public parking is available at Q-park Tour Maubourg at 43 Quai d’Orsay.

TAGS: bleisure friendly, in demand, theaters.

 

Pavillon D’Armenonville, 16th Arrondissement

 

With the atmosphere of a classic Parisian house but the amenities of a modern venue, Pavillon D’Armenonville provides a peaceful, adaptable event space.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? While the home is centrally located near Champs-Elysée and Porte Maillot, it feels like an oasis. Its nestled in the Longchamp garden, surrounded by ponds and greenery. The interior is elegant and spacious, with large windows flooding the space with natural light.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The home can fit up to 2,000 guests across nine rooms. The largest room, the Longchamp, is fit for corporate events and presentations with its 900 square meter floor. It can hold 1,300 guests for cocktails or 1,200 guests theater style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Presentations, product launches, private parties, dinner parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: Butard Enescot is the exclusive caterer.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Les Sablons (Line 1). Shuttle and valet services are available on request. Guests can also park at Allée de Longchamp.

TAGS: reinvention, bleisure friendly, immersive.

THE BEST WAREHOUSE VENUE HIRE PARIS


Large spaces with warehouse design offer a blank slate for a myriad of events. These Paris meeting venues are highly adaptable, but unmistakably industrial. Let your event vision come to life!

 

Galerie Haute, Palais de Tokyo, 16th Arrondissement

 

With an unmistake industrial feel, Palais de Tokyo is home to the work of numerous emerging artists as well as events. The biggest space, Galerie Haute, provides a raw and adaptable backdrop for large-scale events.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? With its exposed beams, metal pipes, and glass roof, the space feels raw and untouched. It is accessed via the grand staircase of Palais de Tokyo, creating an impressive entrance for event delegates.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The open floor plan can hold 450 guests cocktail style and 250 guests for dinner over 490 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Cocktail receptions, product launches, dinner parties, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Novelty is the exclusive technical service provider. The venue has AV capabilities, theater lighting, WiFi.

ACCESSIBILITY: Not only is the entire venue accessible, but free admission to the exhibitions is offered to people with disabilities.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Alma Marceau (Line 9). There are a couple parking lots within walking distance, the closest being at 65 avenue Kléber.

TAGS: future proof, forward thinking, experience friendly.

La Place Centre Cultural HipHop, 1st Arrondissement

 

This multifaceted venue is a hub for creation and artistry. Its primary mission is to support projects in the Hip Hop world, but studios can be utilized for a range of creative purposes.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The rooms at La Place were designed as practice or production studios, creating an organic, warehouse atmosphere. Glass walls, ample natural light, and concrete walls leave space for customization. Because of its performance and recording capabilities, the venues come equipped with advanced technical amenities that can transform the space.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The venue has 1,400 square meters of multifaceted space. There are eight rooms dedicated to creation (i.e. recording studios and practice studios). Furthermore, there’s a concert hall that fits 400 guests standing, a grand studio that fits 100 people on bleachers, an exhibition space, an entrepreneurial space, and a bar area.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Presentations, workshops, seminars, product launches, private parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Musical equipment, recording equipment, video projector, sound system, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Les Halles (Line 4). The venue is also nextdoor to the Châtelet-Les Halles train station (RER A, B, D).

TAGS: tapping into local intellectual capacity, reinvention, future proof.

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Brasserie Bapbap, 11th Arrondissement

 

This recent addition to Paris’ burgeoning brewery scene is housed in an industrial building. The facility manages to pour pints and host events all in one space.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The interior decor is casual and minimalistic, turning one’s attention toward the brewing equipment. Event delegates can drink craft beer, play ping pong, and conduct business meetings all throughout the same event. More so, guests are taken on a 90-minute brewery tour, including a craft beer sampling.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The tasting room can hold 60 people over 100 square meters. The bar counter holds an additional 12 people seated.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Seminars, workshops, conferences, team building.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Video projector, WiFi.

CATERING: The brewery provides food and beverage.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Rue Saint-Maur (Line 3). There is street parking around the venue.

TAGS: new and newsworthy, bleisure friendly, innovative.

 

THE BEST GALA DINNER VENUES IN PARIS


From historical buildings to world class hotels, these Paris venues were designed to host large parties where entertainment is top priority.

 

Les Salles du Carrousel, 1st Arrondissement

 

In the center of the Louvre Palace lies a versatile space that’s functioned as both the epicenter of Paris Fashion week venues and a corporate meeting hub. The room is steeped in history, stemming back to the reign of Louis XIV.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Les Salles du Carrousel is decorated with archaeological vestiges that were discovered throughout the building's construction, preserving the space’s historical significance. However, it’s been modernized with polished marble, soaring ceilings, and contemporary finishings. The result is a highly flexible, spacious event hall.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The venue is 7,000 square meters and includes four spaces, two of which are customizable.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Galas, conferences, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The venue has a comprehensive list of exclusive caterers.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Palais Royal Musée du Louvre. There is a public parking lot directly across from the Louvre.

TAGS: future proof, iconic, corporate friendly.

Salon Gustave Eiffel, 7th Arrondissement

 

A recent addition to Tour Eiffel, the Gustave Eiffel Room is suspended 57 meters above the ground in Paris’ most iconic monument, the Eiffel Tower.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The transparent facades of the venue offer unobstructed views of the city skyline. However, they can also be covered with interior curtains to create a more intimate ambiance. The room includes a stage and has a pillar-free floor plan, ideal for galas.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room can accommodate up to 300 guests for cocktails, 200 guests theater style or 130 guests seated across 188 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Galas, private parties, fundraisers, cocktail parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, video projector for rent, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Bir Hakeim (Line 6). The Champ de Mars train station (RER C) is also walking distance from the venue. The nearest public parking lot is Parking Pullman Tour Eiffel.

TAGS: new and newsworthy, experience friendly, emerging.

 

 

Opera Ballroom, InterContinental Paris, 8th Arrondissement

 

This opulent hotel delivers historic charm alongside modern amenities. The largest of its venues, Opera Ballroom, has hosted some of Paris’ most exclusive events throughout history.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The ballroom was originally used as the hotel’s dining room and was graced by some of history’s most iconic figures, including Victor Hugo, Léon Gambetta, and Sarah Bernhardt. In 1970, it achieved recognition as a National Heritage Site. The space underwent a 5.6 million euro refurbishment in 2014 to bring back to life the original grandeur and elegance.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The ballroom holds 600 guests both reception and theater style and 340 guests cabaret style over 504 square meters. The entire hotel includes 2,000 square meters of event facilities with 21 rooms.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Galas, conferences, fundraisers, private parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Projector, plasma TV, DVD player, microphone, stage lights, walkie talkies, WiFi.

CATERING: In-house catering service provides food and beverage.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is George V (Line 1). The hotel has a valet service.

TAGS: iconic, reinvention, in demand.

THE BEST PARTY VENUES IN PARIS


Classic Parisian charm combines with an experienced entertainment service to deliver memorable parties in these top four venues in Paris.

 

Salon Louis XVI, Le Pre Catelan, 16th Arrondissement

 

An elegant Napoleon III-style pavilion, nestled in the greenery of the Bois de Boulogne, houses a selection of sumptuous venues. For upscale parties with Parisian charm, Salon Louis XVI fits the bill.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? A large crystal chandelier, mirrors with cabochons, and a marble fireplace all add to the classic charm of Salon Louis XVI. Large windows and glass French doors allow ample natural lighting to brighten the interior. The room has access to a terrace overlooking the garden.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room is 110 square meters plus a 40 square meter terrace. It can hold 150 guests total. The terrace connects with Salon Caravelle, which can be rented as an additional space.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, cocktail parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: SDSL lines enable video conferencing and streaming. Projector, screen, PA, light system, sound system, WiFi.

CATERING: Cuisine is provided by the pavilion’s head chef from onsite restaurant, Le Pré Catelan, and wines are selected from an in-house sommelier.

TRANSPORT: Free, unlimited parking is available at the venue. A shuttle service or valet can also be arranged.

TAGS: bleisure friendly, immersive, experience friendly.

Espace Maubert, Maison de la Mutualité, 5th Arrondissement

 

Maison de la Mutualité was constructed in 1929 to house the mutual insurance activities of Paris. It’s historic facade remains, but the interior now features various event venues- including Espace Maubert.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Using modular partitions, the room can be divided into three separate lounges for a more dynamic setup. In such case, two lounges have large bay windows, filling the spaces with natural light, while the third middle lounge has a more intimate, Art Deco style.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room is 778 square meters and can be divided into three lounges. There are two more rooms on the same floor, the Saint-Victor and Odéon lounges, that can be rented in addition to hold 1,400 guests for cocktails.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, product launches, dinner parties, conferences.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Sound system, ambient lighting, video capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: Catering, refreshment breaks, and bar services are all provided in-house.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Maubert-Mutualité (Line 10). Guests can park at Parking Maubert-Collège des Bernardins or Parking Lagrange.

TAGS: reinvention, future proof, corporate friendly.

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Courtyard View, Hotel D’Evreux, 2nd Arrondissement

 

The rooms inside Hotel D’Evreux embody Paris’ architectural heritage. Built in the 17th century, the Courtyard View is a vision of elegance.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? This circular room is reminiscent of an ancient dining room. Carved and gilded paneling plus an elegant frieze make the space an architectural marvel.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room holds up to 105 guests. It can adjoin with the Salle des Billards for larger events.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, dinner parties, fundraisers.

CATERING: In-house catering is provided by Potel et Chabot.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro stations are Madeleine (Line 8, 12, 14), Opéra (Line 3, 7, 8), and Pyramides (Line 7, 14). Guests can park at the public lot Indigo Vendôme.

TAGS: reinvention, experience friendly, immersive.

Pavillon Dauphine, 16th Arrondissement

 

This beautiful home is an image of the past. After six months of refurbishment, Pavillon Dauphine’s five salons maintain their Art Deco style, but boast more technical features.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Each salon in Pavillon Dauphine has its own personal terrace with views of the surrounding gardens. The landscape was also redesigned during the refurbishment and offers a tranquil respite for outdoor receptions.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: There are five rooms available for rent. They range between 90 and 342 square meters in size. The largest space, combining four of the rooms, can host 1,040 guests for cocktails or 780 for a seated dinner.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, corporate meetings, fundraisers, dinner parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: Food and beverage are provided by Saint Clair le Traiteur.

Sustainability: The venue has set up an environmental management system in accordance with ISO 14001 to reduce the environmental impact of their events.

TRANSPORT: The nearest metro station is Porte Dauphine (Line 2). The venue is located adjacent to the Avenue Foch train station (RER C). There is private on-site parking.

TAGS: sustainability, immersive, attention to planner.

 

 

IN CONCLUSION

Paris is a vision of cultivated beauty, from its cobblestone streets to its preserved historical sites. As the home of the Eiffel Tower and Louvre, the city is no stranger to big crowds and famous gatherings. These 25 locations showcase just how Paris meeting venues manage to uphold the city’s sophistication while delivering state-of-the-art amenities.

 

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