Hotel du Collectionneur Paris

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After a pleasant first night in Paris, Kiron and I made our way across town towards the Arc de Triomphe to the Art Deco masterpiece that is The Hotel du Collectionneur.  The largest 5-star hotel in France, Hotel du Collectionneur, enjoys an exceptional location in the heart of Paris, it is only a short walk... Read more »

Hotel Sezz, Paris

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I came to Paris for love. I got men's fashion. I found myself alone in my hotel room, in the kitsch grey and black sleek Hotel Sezz, in the 16th arondissment by the Seine. It was 6pm. I hadn't really made plans; I just came to Paris for an escape from the London scene for a night.... Read more »

Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg

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Situated in Paris’ haute couture and arts district, Hotel Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg is a lesson in stylish hospitality. The road where the hotel is located, Rue Boissy d’Anglas, runs between the luxury shopping street Rue Le Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the Place de la Concorde, where the obelisk – a gift from Egypt – celebrates... Read more »

Sur Mesure

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Walking into the modern, Asian-influenced lobby in the Mandarin Oriental, Paris, you might forget that you are in one of Paris’ most historic districts, on the Rue St Honoré, surrounded by chic boutiques and neoclassical French architecture. If you continue past the smiling concierge and the solid marble bar in Bar 8, through a heavy,... Read more »

Shangri-La Hotel Paris

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Stepping into the Suite Shangri-La, my breath literally catches in my throat and behind my eyes I feel the warm, stinging sensation that precedes tears. Before us, through floor-to-ceiling windows, stretches a panoramic view of Paris at sunset; in the east, Sacré-Coeur still white against the coming dark and, over La Defense in the west,... Read more »

Shang Palace

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We made our way down the Le Bar at the Shangri La Hotel, Paris, after watching the glittering Eiffel Tower lightshow from our terrace. Frederic, the wonderful executive assistant manager, had previously introduced us to Alexei at Le Bar, who had prepared for us our favourite seating at the bar, where we could observe the cocktail... Read more »

Le Dali Le Meurice Paris

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After an extensive two-year renovation, completed in 2000, Hotel Le Meurice has been restored to its original splendor as a classic French palace, and more than ever the Parisian pied à terre of the privileged. It changed hands several times during the past three decades, and is today a member of the prestigious Dorchester Collection whichincludes... Read more »

Caffé Burlot

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Thierry Costes is a well known name in Paris. The restaurateur owns a number of establishments, among them Restaurant Georges at the Centre Pompidou, all of them well respected and unquestionably chic. Head Chef Thierry Burlot has passed through the kitchens of the Crillon Hotel, the Cristal Room Baccarat and other high end establishments, offering... Read more »