Category - Hôtels à Paris

Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris... The Exotic...

A... vintage Bentley...

Sent by... an old admirer...

Escorted... me...

To the new... boutique hotel...

Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris...

"Au Coeur de" Faubourg-Saint-Honoré... a short walk from the Palais de l'Élysée... an 18th century "town mansion" in rue d'Anjou...

It is the latest five-star hotel... in this prestigious "quartier"...

Upon entering the hotel .. we were transported into a Parisian take on 1930's Shanghai... reminiscent of a scene from the magnificent film "Shanghai Express"...

L'Hôtel Montaigne...The Place To Be...

L'Hôtel Montaigne...

Is the... perfect...

Hot... spot...

For a... business breakfast...

Lunch...

Teatime... or a...

Cool... cocktail...

With... a friend...

or... lover...

It's... elegant...

Chic...

"Intime"...

"L'Hôtel George V - Un Diamant... à Paris"

"L'Hôtel George V"...

Beauty... of beauties...

The... Liz Taylor... of Hotels...

Like a... Diamond...

IT... DRIPS...

GLAMOUR...

Saint James Paris... Pure Theatre...

Saint James... Paris...

We had a...

Rendez-vous... with...

Visconti's... "The Leopard"...

"Fascination"... Turned to Love... Again...

"Fascination"...

Again...

Turned to... love...

We're... back...

At the Hôtel Ritz...

Place Vendôme...

Again...

Hôtel Lutetia... We'll... Meet Again...

Hôtel Lutetia...

J'adore...

My hotel...

My home... away from... home...

It is...

"Le Royal Monceau" - A Rhapsody by Philippe Starck...

"Le Royal Monceau"...

"Dormir... rêver...

Partager... vivre"...

"To sleep... to dream... to share... to live"...

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel... A Parisian Masterpiece...

The Mandarin Oriental...

Couture... Hotel...

Hôtel Amour - Sensuous and Sophisticated...

"Hôtel Amour"...

The aptly named...

Amour... "Hôtel Amour"...

Only in Paris...

Would such a name exist...

"Fascination" turned to love...

It was fascination...

I know....

We arrived at the Hotel Ritz, in his Bentley, at the Place Vendôme...

Early evening...

We went straight to the "The Bar Vendôme" for our usual drinks - Champagne for me, a Vodka Martini for him.

Second visit to the "Shangri-La" Hotel

On our second visit to the "Shangri-La" Hotel (Avenue d'Iena, 16th arrt.), we found the beautifully constructed and dazzlingly decorated hotel lacking a few touches - which in our opinion will enhance it:

Intime Dinner at the Hôtel Daniel...

We were invited to an "intime" dinner at the Relais et Chateaux Hotel Daniel recently (8th arrt.), and were very pleasantly surprised to find it a most charming and friendly of small hotels in the city.