Style & Character The Luxembourg parc emanates vintage charm with its panelled hardwood floors, gorgeous damask velvet curtains, burnished antique furniture and dazzling chandeliers. This 4-star boutique hotel is truly Parisian in style with décor inspired by Louis XV / Napoleon II style. There are 23 rooms each of which oozes decadent beauty. The hotel… Read the full article
Paris Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
As Audrey Hepburn famously remarked “Paris is always a good idea”…there are few cities in the world which enjoy such fandom, popularity or are as awe inspiring and bewitching as the capital of France. From the iconic Eiffel tower to the magnificent Louvre to the tempting Champs Elysses to Disneyland to the historic Notre dame… Paris is a continuous visual and sensory feast.
Full of gorgeous parks and fountains and shopping arcades and beautiful boulevards Paris has a very robust local transport system which makes it a highly accessible city. Every step down the left and right banks of Siene offers new pleasures and each arrondissement (district) has its own world of attractions.
The best hotels of France and its most sophisticated restaurants dwell in Paris besides a legion of cafes that date back to ancient times… the intellectuals of Europe have all converged and fallen in love with the cafes of Paris.
The city of light is always glittering and its immense tourist footfall has not managed to jade the Parisian who always remains elegant and cocooned in a spirit of joie de vivre. This is not a city which will go all out to please you…. it will stand aloof with its charms with the sure knowledge that you will be drawn to it.
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Top Luxury Hotels In Paris You Need To Know
Le Bristol (5 Star) An Oeteker group offering; the Le Bristol Paris offers one of the classiest addresses in Paris and guests get the French Presidents Elysee palace as well as the American ambassador’s home as neighbors. Lavishly set up in the Louis XV style; the rooms (even the lowest category) are as big as… Read the full article
Hotel Darcet, Paris (Budget): A Review
Style & Character Darcet is a 2 star hotel that maintains great standards of cleanliness and hygiene so don’t be fooled by the rather old and unimpressive looking facade. Hotel Darcet is a typical no frills establishment that doesn’t display any of the Parisian finesse. You will notice clean cut lines, functional but not unattractive… Read the full article
Hotel Helussi, Paris (Budget): A Review
Style & Character The Helussi hotel is tucked away in a side street and you need to climb a moderately steep slope to reach it….the entrance is pretty simple. This is a boutique establishment; one that focuses on modern functional style and convenience rather than scale. There is almost none of the French ornateness or… Read the full article
Hotel Joyce – Astotel, Paris (Budget): A Review
Style & Character The architect P Maidenberg has done a nice job of incorporating Parisian landmarks as iconography for the Joyce hotel. For example there is a series of inverted Eiffel towers used as décor and an Eiffel like glass roof in the breakfast room. Furniture from luxury cars are used as seats and there… Read the full article
Paris Tourism: Everything You Need To Know
Paris is at the junction of water (Seine, Mare and Oise rivers flow in this region) and land routes that are significant to Europe as a whole. Paris grew in importance under the Capetian dynasty and established itself as a cultural and political hub. The modern day France is a centralised country and Paris is the… Read the full article
Top Cheap Hotels In Paris You Need To Know
Hotel Joke – Astotel Located near the Blanche metro station and the Moulin Rouge the Joke Astotel is close to a super market, bus station, glamorous departmental stores and a bunch of star Parisian attractions. Despite this it remains a little insulated from the chaos. The Joke is a part of the Astotel chain and… Read the full article
Hotel Joke – Astotel, Paris (Budget): A Review
Style & Character True to the name of the Hotel, the Joke does serve up a smile. Once you get past the rather indifferent looking Haussmann façade you will see that the whole building has a rather geometrically patterned interior concept. Colors are kept clean and bright with occasional candy pops of colors in corners.… Read the full article
How To Get Around Paris Easily & Cheap
Getting to the City Paris is well connected with most of the European countries by railways, roads and air. Public transport is so efficient that one can visit almost all the attractions by public transport. RATP runs public transports in Paris that includes tramways, bus, metro, RER (suburban express trains) and Noctilien bus service. Paris has… Read the full article
Hotel 34B – Astotel, Paris (Budget): A Review
Style & Character 34 B has modernistic French décor with an underlying theme of care freeness and joy. You will see cheery wall arts, stripes on bed linen and occasional bursts of color on what is predominantly a grey, white and ash theme. The passage leading from the elevator goes overboard in its décor as… Read the full article