The Hôtel de la Païva is a hôtel particulier, a type of large townhouse of France, that was built between 1856 and 1866, at 25 Avenue des Champs-Élysées by the courtesan Esther Lachmann, better known as La Païva. She was born in modest circumstances in the Moscow ghetto, to Polish parents
The Hôtel de PAIVA, owned by the Traveller’s Club, is the symbol of Esther Lachman’s dazzling social rise to become Marquise de PAIVA in 1851. Martine Peyrat guides you through the dream-decorated salons.
The superb Hotel de la Paiva is now a restaurant.
Directions: 8th district – no25 Avenue des Champs-Elysées
Metro: Franklin D. Roosevelt on Line 1