Hotel Louvre Lens, cultural weekend close to Paris

hotel louvre lens

The Hotel Louvre-Lens is the ideal place to put down your bags and disconnect for a weekend. If you are looking to escape Paris, then this hotel is perfect for you! For history lovers, this hotel is close to Louvre-Lens museum.

While visiting this area of France, you’ll be transformed deep into the historical culture and unique food dishes offered by this hotel, city and museum.

bedroom at louvre lens

THE HOTEL LOUVRE-LENS, A RELAXING, GASTRONOMIC AND CULTURAL BREAK

This charming 4-star Hotel du Louvre-Lens opened in November 2018. The Hotel Louvre-Lens tells the story of the region while being part of the present as well. It is the best way to discover or re-discover the Musée du Louvre-Lens freely.

A warm, cozy, authentic hotel both delicate and simple, located next to one of the most iconic museums in the world. The Hotel Louvre-Lens belongs to the prestigious Hotels et Demeures Esprit de France. You will find outstanding service and a truly warm atmosphere. The hotel is perfectly located very close to the museum. Relaxation, pleasure, and cultural discovery at less than a two hour drive from Paris.

THE LOUVRE-LENS HOTEL IS PROUD OF PAYING HOMAGE TO HISTORY

Louvre lens sauna

The region is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage and the city of Lens is in full revival. The Louvre–Lens Hotel was intended to point out this distinctive identity, pretty rough times in the past opposed to gratifying present days, and a future full of hope. It was set up in a former mining village where the dwellings still inhabited at the beginning of renovation have been united. Everywhere in the hotel, references to the former mining legacy will catch your eyes : the original charcoal grey façade , the door and window frames which have been preserved, the design fireplace in the lobby to remind you of the old smelter, the garden recalling the old kitchen gardens, and the industrial style inside with black wall panels to evoke coal.

WARM COMFORTING SPACIOUS ROOMS OF CHARACTER

Some of the bedrooms retain the reminders of life as it was in those days with their raw brick walls. Times were rough but people in the region have always been friendly, kind, and generous. And the hotel has inherited this kindness, friendliness, and generosity. Dark colors and silky fabric set a soothing atmosphere, room perfumes are made by a local craftsman, bathtubs which are found in 8 rooms in addition to Italian showers (suitable for the disabled), rooms overlooking the garden or the museum. Everything here is made for you to enjoy the place, relax, and feel well. You’ll feel like you never want to leave.

louvre lens restaurant

If you are looking for the perfect romantic destination dedicated to relaxation and well-being, well you’ve found it. The Hotel Louvre-Lens offers a large sauna with a big window overlooking the museum. Moreover it can be privatized on request, as well as massages, and there is also a fitness room.

A TASTY AND FLAVOURED GOURMET CUSINE TO DISCOVER

The charm continues all the way to the hotel restaurant, a bar-brasserie which welcomes gourmets as well as hotel clients. This hotel offers a lively, cozy bar. Here you’ll also find a billiard table, chess set and foosball. Don’t forget to enjoy a nice cocktail or a glass of great wine at the bar,

musée Louvre-Lens
musée Louvre-Lens photo by Iwan Baan

Or better yet on match nights, you’ll feel as excited as RC Lens supporters, and will even more enjoy the local brasserie cuisine from fresh and seasonal products cooked lovingly by Raynald Boucaut, the Chef. He likes to add a touch of originality to the texture, dressing, combinations of local specialities.

ENJOY THE MUSEUM LOUVRE-LENS

Very close to the hotel (three minute walk) the musée Louvre-Lens opened in 2012 and offers a permanent collection of 200 works of art dating back to the 4th century BC up to the middle of the 19th century lent by the Louvre in Paris. Museum Louvre Lens also holds two temporary exhibitions a year.

Good news : l’Hotel du Louvre-Lens offers special packs for two including the night in an Executive Room, dinners at the Galibot restaurant, and entrance tickets to the museum for an attractive price. Don’t miss it.

Hotel Website · Hotel Du Louvre-Lens · Phone number : 03 66 98 10 40 · Address : 168 Rue Paul Bert, 62300 Lens

Sincerely Petite in Paris,

Diane

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