Hotel Review: 18th Century Chic at Hotel des Grands Boulevards

Through a wrought-iron gate and down a small tree-lined alley, you’ll discover Hôtel des Grand Boulevards. What used to be a grand hôtel particulier in the 1700’s is now a stylish 50-room boutique hotel that’s equal parts regal, romantic and relaxing. It has all the dreamy design you would expect from designer Dorothée Meilichzon; she’sContinue reading “Hotel Review: 18th Century Chic at Hotel des Grands Boulevards”

Hotel Review: Retro Chic at C.O.Q Hotel Paris

On a quiet side street in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, there’s a retro-chic boutique hotel in a neighborhood just far enough from the city center to taste the less touristic Paris. (Food tip: the 13th arrondissement is known for its Asian restaurants.) C.O.Q Hotel is an acronym for Community of Quality, a philosophy of high-qualityContinue reading “Hotel Review: Retro Chic at C.O.Q Hotel Paris”

Hotel Review: Bohemian Luxe in the Heart of Paris at Hotel Maison Armance

Hotel Maison Armance **** A refined and relaxed space perched above the rooftops of Paris, I visited a hotel that was as light and airy as being up in the clouds might feel. Maison Armance exudes exclusive boutique vibe and from the moment I walked in I was seduced by a serene sense of place.Continue reading “Hotel Review: Bohemian Luxe in the Heart of Paris at Hotel Maison Armance”

Hotel Review: Terminus Nord, A Colorful World of Culture in Paris’s 10th

My latest hotel hunting assignment took me to my favorite city in the world, Paris! After a phenomenal stay at 25 Hours Hotel Bikini in Berlin earlier this month, I was eager to stay at this anything-but-standard hotel chain’s newly opened location in the beating heart of the French capital: 25Hours Hotel Terminus Nord. As youContinue reading “Hotel Review: Terminus Nord, A Colorful World of Culture in Paris’s 10th”