Emma Carey Paris Special Places to Stay (Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay)
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: -
...will be treated well by the staff this is the one to go to. The location was perfect for sight-seeing and eating out. I would recommend the cheaper rooms for a short stay, however if staying for over 5 nights I would suggest one of the large suites.
Hotel Le A
4 Rue d'Artois,
Tel: +33 1 42 56 99 99
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: Location, size of bedroom, comfortable beds, cheap Paris prices Disadvantages: Decor, small lift, no mini fridge in room
.... From this hotel, I can honestly say that all the tourist areas in Paris can be reached by walking. For example, the Louvre museum is located approximately at a distance of 20 minutes at a leisurely walking pace.
Saying that, there are people who prefer not to walk, and the area is well serviced by the Paris metro which can take you to all the areas within Paris. The Grands Boulevards station is...