Le Chat Noir Design Hotel
Travel Blogs from Paris
A day when lots of things shut down, so we had pre-bookings for the Eiffel Tower today.
First up this morning we caught the metro to Invalides, walked along the Seine in wonderful summer sunshine. As we neared Pont Alexandre, the walkways were blocked and police were on hand ready to close down the bridge for filming. We stopped to watch …
First stop today is Galeries Lafayette - a simply stunning interior with upmarket retail. The photos say it all.
Then on to the Paris Opera where we had a fabulous guided tour. The opulence is reminiscent of Versailles but with the functionality of a performing theatre for opera and ballet. The public areas are very ornate, varied marble …
Spent a great day with the extended Beatty family - Chris and Lee; their daughter Danielle and her family Lewis, Scarlet and Tom; and Chris' brother Pete and his wife Prue.
Used the Paris Metro for the first time - really easy once you have a colour, a number and the end of the line where you are going - the map is essential to know those …
A very full day beginning at 9am with a walk down Rue Blanche to the Opera. Paris is just getting on the move with the garbage collectors out on the streets. Had to dodge thru heaps of Asian tourists queuing to get into the Galleries Lafayette before the doors opened.
Picked up Les Cars Rouges at the Opera and for 2 hours trolled thru …
Checked into our hotel, Le Chat Noir Design, on Bd de Clichy just a few doors down from the Moulin Rouge. On the edge of the red light district, the eroticism museum is next door, sex shows across the road and lots of erotic apparel stores. It'll be interesting to see the change after dark. However there are scores of restaurants, bars etc and even …
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility