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Rendezvous in Paris – Two Chic Boutique Hotels

Written by Christopher • June 4th, 2014
Rendezvous in Paris – Two Chic Boutique Hotels

Hotel Caron De Beaumarchais in Paris

Check into and discover two stylishly chic boutique hotels located in the enchanting French capital of Paris. Whether you prefer clean lines and designer chairs, or refined details and fabrics with a touch of 18th century charm, Le Général and Caron De Beaumarchais offer their visitors a unique diversity that will have any design lover clapping their hands in delight.

For those of you who wish to travel back in history and experience the lifestyle and magnificence of 18th century Paris, then you are in for a treat. Located only a stone’s throw away from the Seine and a short walk from the Louvre, Hotel Caron De Beaumarchais offers its guests 19 elegant and tastefully decorated rooms that will take you back to the glorious days of Mozart and the French Revolution. Styled to reflect the French taste of art and living from that period, the rooms feature antiques, fabrics, flowers and framed 18th century prints– all whilst retaining the latest modern conveniences and technology such as WiFi and flat screen TVs. Prices start from €130/US$177 per night.

At the junction of Place de la République and near the historic Marais district, French architect Jean-Philippe Nuel has created a calm and relaxing environment in the midst of the city’s frenetic buzz, allowing its guests to experience Paris’ rich cultural, creative and shopping lifestyle first hand. Le Général is both urban yet hospitably warm, and contemporary design is combined with classicism to create a truly fresh identity. Each of the 47 rooms have been carefully decorated, expressing an alliance of natural materials, modern furniture and glass that will ensure that your stay is simply parfait. Prices start from €180/US$245 per night.

So pack those bags and prepare to discover a hidden side of la vie en rose.

Above: Hotel Caron De Beaumarchais in Paris

Above: Hotel Caron De Beaumarchais in Paris

Above: Hotel Caron De Beaumarchais in Paris

Above: Hotel Le Général in Paris

Above: Hotel Le Général in Paris

Above: Hotel Le Général in Paris

Above: Hotel Le Général in Paris

Christopher

Christopher founded Ultra Swank in 2005. Has a crush on mid-century graphic design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and the Century 21 Exposition. Is a collector of easy listening music from the 60s and 70s and a Swedish expat living in Barcelona, Spain.

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  • Patricia Greenwood

    Love both, but especially love the modern lines in Le General. Tres chic!

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