La Maison Champs Elysées

May 16, 2012 | By Paris Update | Hotels & Short-term Rentals

The Martin MargielaWonderland Touch The diamond-shaped reception desk and ”wind-blown” floor in the lobby of La Maison Champs Elysées. The fashion industry’s favorite philosopher, Martin Margiela, has swapped his sewing machine for the interior decorator’s drawing board. At La Maison

Luxury Apartment Rental

May 7, 2012 | By Paris Update | Hotels & Short-term Rentals

Luxury Haussmanien apartment for rent in the Bastille area of Paris. 142,000 square feet with 3 bedrooms (one office), 2 bathrooms, double living room, kitchen, and balcony. All amenities (internet, washing machine, landline) included. 5th and last floor with elevator. … Read More

Banke Hotel

May 25, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Hotels & Short-term Rentals

As befits its name, former function and setting in Paris’s historic banking district near the Opéra Garnier, the recently opened Banke Hotel has all the grandeur and opulence that financial institutions used to have before small branch offices (not known … Read More

Joyce Hôtel

January 26, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Hotels & Short-term Rentals

A corner of the lobby in this new Paris boutique hotel. Photo: Gilles Trillard To the regret of some nostalgic types, many of Paris’s fusty old low-star hotels in odd locations are being transformed into little havens of design in … Read More