Paris Special Places to Stay (Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay) - Emma Carey
Paperback. Pub the Date: September. 2009 Pages: 160 in Publisher: Alastair Sawdays; First For the first time Sawday's have dedicated is an entire book to all...... more
Paperback. Pub the Date: September. 2009 Pages: 160 in Publisher: Alastair Sawdays; First For the first time Sawday's have dedicated is an entire book to all the different types of Special the Places-available in. Paris - BBs hotels townhouses. restored farmhouses on the edge of the city. self catering places - they are all in this guide. The selection here is oad. from the homely simplicity of a 'Pension de Famille' to some rather grand establishments where superior comfort comes with genuine attentiveness. Flea market finds. 18th-century staircases. Empire antiquities. home-made jams and croissants. country-house style. Where to find a private chauffeur or a bicycle rental.
A Night at the Majestic One May night in 1922, in a grand hotel in Paris, five of the greatest artists of the 20th century sat down to supper. This book evokes...... more
A Night at the Majestic One May night in 1922, in a grand hotel in Paris, five of the greatest artists of the 20th century sat down to supper. This book evokes the luxury and glamour of early-twentieth century Paris, the intellectual achievement of the modernist movement and the gossip, intrigue and scandal of aristocratic France. Full description
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), French ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES:...... more
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), French ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Cast/Crew Interview(s), Interactive Menu, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies, lovers and regrets - to start a new life in America. He comes back with a team of New Burlesque strip-tease performers whom Joachim has fed fantasies of a tour of France, of Paris! Traveling from port to port, the curvaceous showgirls invent an extravagant fantasy world of warmth and hedonism, despite the constant round of impersonal hotels with their endless elevator music and the lack of money. The show gets an enthusiastic response from men and women alike. But their dream of a tour culminating in a last grand show in Paris goes up in smoke when Joachim is betrayed by an old friend and loses the theatre where they were due to perform. A quick return journey to the capital violently reopens old wounds... SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Cannes Film Festival, ...On Tour ( Tournée )
Advantages: Central location, quiet area, modern and stylish, delicious breakfast, friendly staff Disadvantages: -
...We recently visited Paris for a few nights following a trip to the Pyrenees. I did loads of research of hotels in Paris and found that accommodation in Paris is expensive, particularly if you want a central location. I found Hotel Le?A which is a cute boutique hotel and decided to book. I booked the hotel online using the hotels official website. We paid ?220 per night which included breakfast...
Advantages: Location, Room Size Disadvantages: Facilities offered were minimal.
...were able to get everywhere in the city, including The Eiffel Tower, The Louvre Museum and Disneyland Paris. It is also in walking distance of Montmartre and Le Galleries Lafayette. I felt that our hotel was in a prime location making it easy for us to get around the city.
Paris itself is a very noisy city; being the capital of France this should be expected. There is always a lot of noise around...
Advantages: Well written, great locations, intriguing plot Disadvantages: None I can think of
This story is recounted to a young write (Jude Law) by the Lobby Boy, who is now the owner of the Grand Budapest and how and why he became the owner. The story is amazing and full of interesting stories and when you find out at the end why he owners a run down hotel. We're even treated several cameos, most notably by Bill Murray (who is very picky with the films he stars in, so it's a delight to see...