Stay in Paris: The Hoxton

 

 

Undoubtedly the coolest hotel in town, the Hoxton really needs no introduction.. After Amsterdam and London, the Hoxton group opened its biggest Hoxton here in Paris.

 

 

 

 

Housed in an 18th century building, the Hoxton Paris offers 172 guestrooms of 4 categories: Shoebox, Cosy, Roomy, Biggy. Local Parisian design studio Humbert & Payet beautifully decorated these rooms to create a modern yet cozy atmosphere, with wood panelling, oak-timber floors, and Lampe Gras lamps.

 

 

 

 

White tiles and bronze fittings provide aesthetic pleasure in the bathroom..

 

 

 

 

For breakfast, the Hoxton offers its signature Breakfast Bag with fresh juice, granola, and a banana.. If you are still hungry, you can always head down to the Rivié Restaurant..

Designed in a French Brasserie style with a modern twist, the restaurant presents seasonal and fresh French dishes. Whether you are in the mood for a quick breakfast, business lunch, relaxing dinner, or even just a drink, Rivié Restaurant is ideal for all occasions.

 

 

 

 

For something more intimate, head upstairs to Jacque’s Bar, where you will find yourself transported to a garden in Marrakech, with decorative floral wallpaper, velvet sofas and tasseled lamps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Located in the basement is Les Voûtes, with 7 vaulted rooms available to rent for meetings, events, parties, and private dining, as well as La Cuisine, a communal pantry kitchen..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hoxton Paris also hosts a variety of cultural and lifestyle events, such as workshops, lectures, exhibitions, and yoga classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hoxton, Paris (@thehoxtonhotel)
30-32 Rue du Sentier, 75002 Paris

 

 

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Shiso Burger, Paris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Located in the Latin Quarter just off the Seine, Shiso Burger offers a variety of burgers with a touch of Asian cuisine, and always with the freshest of ingredients.

 

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What I love about Shiso Burger is that there is a burger for everyone. On their menu are not only beef but also fish (shrimp, salmon) and vegetarian (mushroom, tofu) options, so whether you are a meat-lover or a vegetarian, you will find the burger just for your taste.

 

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My go-to is the Bulgogi burger, with a side of edamame.

 

 

 

 

 

With their unique burgers, fresh quality, and good vibes.. Shiso Burger has, at first bite, been my favorite burger spot in Paris!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shiso Burger (@shisoburgerparis)
21 Quai Saint-Michel, 75005 Paris

 

 

 

 

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Love Juice Bar, Paris

 

 

 

I am a huge açaí fan, which is why I was so happy to discover Love Juice Bar in Paris.

 

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Nestled on a quiet street in the 3e arrondissement of Paris, between Le Marais and Centre Pompidou, Love Juice Bar is an organic juice bar, offering superfood smoothies and a variety of delicious flavored bowls: açaí, peanut butter, matcha, dragonfruit.. the list goes on and on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

They also update their menu with seasonal flavors, and of course I had to return for some mango and strawberry bowls!

 

 

 

 

My favorite? Definitely the açaí, and the salted caramel:

 

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If you’re still feeling hungry, there are also great food options such as kale salads and avocado toasts (gluten-free) with a perfect avocado to toast ratio!!

 

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Healthy, delicious, and Instagram-friendly? What’s not to LOVE? 😉

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love Juice Bar (@lovejuicebarparis)
26 Rue Chapon, 75003 Paris

 

 

 

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Stay in Paris: Le Grand Pigalle

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Pigalle Hotel is a stylish boutique hotel located in Pigalle, one of the most sought-after Parisian neighborhoods.

 

 

 

 

With only 37 rooms, Grand Pigalle Hotel exudes more of a intimate and comfortable atmosphere, which I personally prefer.

 

 

 

After having stayed at its sister hotel, Hotel des Grands Boulevards, I noticed that the vibes at Grand Pigalle Hotel were, in contrast, much more masculine, with darker tones and rich details.

 

 

 

 

Designed by the talented Dorothée Meilichzon, my room came with 2 terraces featuring a beautiful view of Pigalle. From the delicate wallpapers, chic lightings, and bed frames, the attention to details were impeccable.

 

 

 

 

 

I enjoyed my night downstairs at the bar, where I had a delicious grapefruit cocktail. While there are a variety of creations on the menu, the bartenders are passionate about creating a tailor-made cocktail just for your taste.

 

 

 

 

After sleeping in in the softest bed, I decided to order my breakfast in-room, which is always a good idea..

 

 

 

Merci beaucoup!

 

Grand Pigalle Hotel (@grandpigallehotel)
29 Rue Victor Massé, 75009 Paris

 

 

 

 

 

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Stay in Paris: Hotel des Grands Boulevards

 

 

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the lively Boulevard Poissoinnière, Hotel des Grands Boulevards is set in an elegant building which can be reached through a long passageway.

 

 

 

 

The hotel has 50 rooms, a lovely restaurant, and a soon-to-open rooftop, and is the second hotel in Paris by the brilliant Experimental Group (the team behind one of my London favorites Henrietta Hotel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inspired by the building’s rich history dating back to the 18th century, interior designer Dorothée Meilichzon created a sumptuous space by bringing in modern and luxurious details all the while keeping the senses of aristocracy during the French Revolution period. With pastoral aesthetics and romantic colors, the beautiful space provides a relaxing escape from the busy streets of Paris.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had the pleasure of staying in the Saint Fiacre room which came with its own cute terrace looking out the square of the hotel, and it was ever so wonderful. From the velvet textures to the luxurious bedding, it was obvious that the hotel put a lot of thought into providing the most comfortable and enjoyable stay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next morning, I had my breakfast in-room (just for the sake of the photo), but I highly recommend going down to the restaurant to enjoy the special atmosphere of the true oasis in the heart of the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special thank you to everyone at Hotel des Grands Boulevards and the incredible service they provided during my stay. They were delightful and accommodating in every way, which definitely made my experience.

 

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Hotel des Grands Boulevards (@hoteldesgrandsboulevards)
17 Boulevard Poissonniere
75002, Paris

 

 

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Stay in Paris: Hotel Montalembert

 

 

Built in the 1926, Hotel Montalembert is an elegant 5-star hotel that lived through some of the greatest moments in history. Renovated for its 90th birthday, the hotel is ideally located in the Left Bank of Paris, just minutes away from the Louvre, Musee D’Orsay, and the charming Saint-Germain-des-Pres area filled with antique shops and art galleries.

 

 

 

In the lobby, the furnitures and decorations come together naturally, exuding sophistication and tranquility.

Warm-colored wooden furnitures, full grain leather sheathed desk with brass and patina finish details were just a few of many examples that Hotel Montalembert paid much attention to details to provide a warm atmosphere.

 

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Upon arriving, I was greeted by some of the most wonderful staff members I have ever encountered. They were professional yet friendly, making me feel right at home.

 

I checked into my lovely Junior Suite, filled with precious decoration details and luxury elements. With yellow and orange tones, the suite, just like the lobby, provided much warmth and elegance.

 

 

 

 

 

The bathroom was beautifully embellished by materials inspired by classicism: Carrara marble, mosaics, bevelled mirrors…

 

 

 

 

The Suite also came with 2 small terraces, with a partial view of the Eiffel Tower.

 

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Next morning, breakfast was a feast, and definitely one of the best I have had.

From the avocado toast to the freshest smoked salmon plate, Hotel Montalembert’s scrumptious breakfast was the perfect way to start the day..

 

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Thank you for so much for the wonderful stay and for the opportunity to discover the beautiful space..

 

 

 

 

Hotel Montalembert (@hotelmontalembert)
3 Rue Montalembert, 75007 Paris

 

 

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Stay in Paris: Le Roch Hotel & Spa

 

Le Roch Hotel & Spa is an award-winning 5-star hotel centrally (yet quietly) located, just moments away from the bustling Avenue de l’Opéra and Rue Saint-Honore.

 

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Upon entering the hotel, I found myself surrounded by such sophisticated atmosphere. The hotel was stylishly dressed in navy shades and emerald green colors, with rich velvet furnitures and dark wooden details.

 

 

 

With an impeccable attention to details, Sarah Lavoine, the French interior designer of the hotel, has decorated the area with much refinement; plush sofas, fireplace, coffee table books, decor accents.. Lavoine’s ability to bring pieces together and create a beautiful yet effortless atmosphere is definitely present every corner of the space.

 

 

 

 

Checking in, I was greeted by a group of delightful staff members who instantly made me feel welcomed. Not only did they make my check-in process as smooth as can be, they were just genuinely friendly. For me, it’s really in the littlest things like this that give me the utmost assurance that I will be well-taken care of during my stay..

 

 

After a brief tour of the hotel, I was guided to my beautiful Indulgence Suite, which was elegantly decorated with plush velvet furnitures. The Suite had a lounge area, a separate bedroom, and my favorite part: a private Hammam.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The morning after, breakfast in bed was every bit of delicious..

 

 

 

 

 

The hotel also has its own in-house restaurant, run by a double Michelin-starred chef Arnaud Faye. In the kitchen, executive chef Rémy Bererd works his magic to bring life to the culinary creations; some highlights from the menu include grilled octopus, shellfish ravioli, and smoked beef carpaccio..

 

 

 

Located downstairs is the gym and the glorious indoor swimming pool made of black lava rock with teal water, providing a tranquil retreat in the heart of the city.

Just nearby the pool is the Codage Spa, where the hotel partnered up with the French beauty brand Codage to provide personalized and tailored treatments.

 

 

 

 

 

From the top-notch service, impeccable design, to the central location and the indulgent spa treatments, I cannot recommend Le Roch Hotel & Spa enough..

 

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Le Roch Hotel & Spa (@lerochhotel)
28 Rue Saint-Roch, 75001 Paris

 

 

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