Whether it be the loft of an urban hotel overlooking the Parisian rooftops, the highest panoramic lounge in Europe, an historic artistic site with a 360 degree view of the capital or a private-hire space at the Eiffel Tower … the City of Light offers countless options for dizzyingly-high events!
Le Toit de la Grande Arche
After closing for 8 years, le Toit de la Grande Arche, in La Défense business district, is once again open! The adventure begins with a ride up in one of the panoramic lifts. The doors open at a height of 110 metres on the 35th floor promenade deck. This rooftop, spanning the entire length of the roof (110 metres), is available for private hire for up to 1,000 people and affords breathtaking views of the landscape and landmark sites such as the Louvre, the Louis Vuitton Foundation and the Eiffel Tower. The roof’s 1,200 m² interior space hosts exhibitions of work by major or up-and-coming photojournalists. The Grande Arche also boasts 3 amphitheatres (each with 150 seats), equipped with the latest technology. The bistronomic restaurant seats 50 people for private events.
citizenM Gare de Lyon 4*
Just a few steps from the bustling Lyon train station in Paris, the new and brightly-colourful citizenM Gare de Lyon offers spectacular views from cloudM on its 15th and last floor. The establishment is fitted out with the comfy designer interiors of a Parisian apartment to alternate creativity in its stylish meeting rooms (theatre layout for up to 10 people) with relaxation at its cloudM sky bar (available for private hire until 6pm for a maximum of 100 people). The hotel also has 3 meeting rooms (up to 10 people each) on the ground floor with chalk & whiteboard walls, office supplies, coffee, and free Wi-Fi. The 338 futuristic-style guest rooms are equipped with automatic check-in/check-out.
Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design
Les Docks – Cité de la Mode et du Design are reconverted former warehouses on the Austerlitz quayside that have been a Parisian events venue since 2012. The Cité, instantly recognisable with its green contemporary architecture, is devoted to emerging artistic creation. It welcomes all kind of events up to 3,000 people. For a reception with a view, opt for the Atelier, a 270 m² glass-encased space on the building’s first floor overlooking the Seine (up to 250 people in cocktail party configuration). On sunny days, the impressive 600 m²-rooftop between Seine and sky can be privately hired for up to 500 people.
Observatoire panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse
Take one of the high-speed lifts at the Montparnasse Tower for a 38-second ride to the ‘Espace 56’, 200 metres above the ground. This panoramic function room, on the 56th floor of the building, is the highest in Europe! The 350 m²-space hosts all your seminars, conferences, dinners … for events up to 150 guests in theatre configuration and 300 for a cocktail reception. Large glass windows, warm and contemporary decor and a 360° view of the French capital make it a magical place, day or night. And if that is not high enough for you, then the panoramic observation deck on the 59th floor, the highest in Paris at 210 metres, is also available for full- or private hire!
LAZ’ Hôtel Spa Urbain 4*
For a truly private event, the lofts of the brand new LAZ’ Hôtel Spa Urbain 4* are available for private hire. This 56-room boutique hotel in an industrial and bohemian style is situated in the cosmopolitan area of the Saint-Lazare train station. The loft terrace, perched on the 6th floor, offers a magnificent view of the Parisian rooftops and a 12 m² terrace. The loft terrace LAZ' occupies the whole of the 7th and last floor and its private terrace affords a stunning view of the Sacré Cœur basilica. Decorated with natural light-coloured parquet, painted bricks and steel, the lofts offer a New York interlude in the centre of the city. Spacious and bright, they can be privately hired for after-work drinks (up to 8 guests per loft).
Novotel Paris Vaugirard Montparnasse 4*
Close to Montparnasse train station and Porte de Versailles, the Novotel Paris Vaugirard Montparnasse is the perfect hotel for ‘high level’ business events, with its 7th floor fantastic views of the roofs of Paris and Eiffel Tower. On this floor, the Lounge Bar View, a smart modern rooftop, (60 seats) is available for private hire. The 13 modular meeting rooms that make up the Sky Meeting can accommodate up to 90 people in theatre configuration and 100 people for a cocktail reception. Some rooms have direct access to the terrace. The hotel also has a convention centre (300 people) and 187 guest rooms.
La tour Eiffel
Plan your event at the most iconic monument in Paris, 57 metres above the ground! Take the lift or climb the 347 steps leading to the first floor of the Eiffel tower to see the amazing Gustave Eiffel room. This recently-renovated, 200 m²-room with oblique architecture offers a spectacular view through its transparent facades and boasts a ceiling height of 6.2 metres, ultramodern equipment and a modular stage. It hosts professional events for up to 130 people seated for dinner, 200 in conference configuration, and 300 for a cocktail reception. Catering can be provided in the room but also at the 58 Tour Eiffel, the first floor-restaurant, available for partial or full private hire (up to 260 seats).
With 100,000 works and a rich programme of events, the Centre Pompidou is not only one of the most important museums of modern art in the world, it is also a landmark 20th-century building, with one of the most beautiful views of the City of Light. Take the ‘caterpillar’, the museum’s iconic escalator, to get to Le Georges restaurant and terrace at the top of the museum, an ideal spot for a business lunch with an exceptional view. Don't miss the Centre’s latest packages: a private tour of the exhibitions or the museum coupled with a cocktail or dinner at the restaurant for groups of 7 to 50 people. Le Georges is also available for private-hire, up to 250 people. The Centre organizes receptions for up to 2,000 people, from product launches to seminars, in its numerous modular spaces.
Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel 4*
Located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel hotel has 430 guest rooms with urban chic design and plenty of space for your events. The 10th floor, with views across to Trocadero, has a 40 m²-room, 3 flexible rooms of 25 m², 50 m² and 75 m² respectively, and a business ‘playground’ - a new generation 70 m²-meeting room designed to stimulate creativity (14 people). For larger events, there is the huge 284 m² Trocadéro room for receptions of up to 228 people in theatre configuration. The best part: It has a circular balcony, with a 180 °- view taking in Trocadero and the Eiffel Tower ...
Maison de la Radio
Located by the Seine, in the 16th arrondissement, the Maison de la Radio of Radio France is a landmark cultural site in the capital that reopened to the public in 2014. It boasts legendary studios and a 1,461-seat auditorium with remarkable acoustics. The Maison de la Radio also offers a breathtaking view of the Seine and major sites in the capital from the panoramic room on the 22nd floor of the central tower: a 135 m² fully-glassed space and a 360° wrap-round balcony, hosting workshops, conferences, cocktail receptions and private evening events for up to 50 people seated, 70 in conference configuration and 100 for a cocktail reception.