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Discover the new website of the
Hotel des Grands Hommes!

Hôtel des Grands Hommes, Our favourite things

Our beautiful 3-star hotel, the Hôtel des Grands Hommes has a new website!

It’s easier to navigate, with more superb photos and even some brand new functions like instant help via chat or text message!

The hotel is in front of the Pantheon (with jaw-dropping views) and the Jardin du Luxembourg is just minutes away – the perfect base for exploring Paris.

Click either of the images below to visit the new site, and don’t forget that we keep the best rates on the web for ourselves, so book on the site to save some money and receive a free welcome drink when you arrive! 😛🥂

See you very soon at the Hotel des Grands Hommes!

Hôtel des Grands Hommes *** réservez sur notre site web pour le meilleur tarif garanti et un welcome drink offert à l'arrivée !

photo: Christophe Bielsa

Hotel des Grands Hommes

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Dada Africa exhibition at the Orangerie Museum until 19th February 2018

Art and Culture

This new exhibition at the Orangerie Museum explores an interesting subject – the link between the subversive dadaist movement and non-western cultures – by confronting African, American Indian and Asian works with those of dadaists such as Hanna Höch, Man Ray…

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Dada Africa au Musée de l'Orangerie jusqu'au 19 février 2018

© Collection Natalie et Léon Seroussi © Musée d’Orsay Patrice Schmidt

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The 2017 FIAC art fair at the Grand Palais
19th-22nd October

Art and Culture, Trade fairs in Paris

Nearly 200 of the best galleries in the world are descending on the Grand Palais for the 44th edition of the FIAC – the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain – something not to be missed if you like modern art.

With off-site presentations at the Petit Palais opposite and the Tuileries gardens (over 70 works are being shown outdoors), this year the art fair spreads even further, including the Palais de la découverte which can be accessed directly through the Salon d’honneur in order to appreciate its cupola, freshly renovated for the princely sum of 6M€.

Here’s all the info.

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Two new exhibitions at the Guimet Museum
Images of Burma, photographic treasures and
a ‘carte blanche’ by Jayashree Chakravarty

Art and Culture

The Guimet Museum continues its series of exhibitions about photography, showing for the first time some exceptional images of Burma (now Myanmar) taken at the end of the 19th century.

On the same day, 18th October, opens the carte blanche from Indian artist Jayashree Chakravarty who has created a nature-based installation in the 4th floor rotunda.

Here’s all the info.

Deux nouvelles expositions au Musée Guimet - Images birmanes, trésors photographiques et carte blanche à Jayashree Chakravarty


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Meteorites exhibition at the Natural History Museum, 18th October 2017 – 10th June 2018

Art and Culture

This interactive exhibition at the Natural History Museum just minutes from our hotels presents over 350 meteorites in a presentation punctuated by spectacular large-scale projections.

Here’s all the info.
Exposition meteorites au Muséum national d'histoire naturelle du 18 octobre 2017 au 10 juin 2018

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5th edition of the Designer Flea market
Sunday 15th October at Jussieu

Our favourite things

Now here’s a flea market a little out of the ordinary, and it’s just a few minutes away from our hotels!

The Brocante Design (roughly, Designer Flea Market) brings together 60 boutiques and galleries specialised in design, half of which have come to Paris specially from Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Swede.

It’s the perfect excuse to find that rare item you fell in love with at la Belle Juliette or the Hôtel les Dames du Panthéon!

Here’s all the info.
5ème édition de la Brocante Design, dimanche 15 octobre à Jussieu (lire la suite / continue reading)

In a soldier’s shoes exhibition at the Army Museum, 12th October 2017 – 28th January 2018

Art and Culture

The new exhibition at the Army Museum, on the Left Bank not far from our hotels, shows the everyday life of a soldier including everything… except combat.

As it turns out, soldiers spend the vast majority of their time not fighting, but training, keeping their sprits up and trying to remain motivated despite the endless waiting.

From Rome to the present day, it’s time to spend a bit of time in a soldier’s shoes

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Dans la peau d'un soldat au Musée de l'Armée du 12 octobre 2017 au 28 janvier 2018

© Paris – Musée de l’Armée, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais

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Being modern – MoMA in Paris
exhibition at the Louis Vuitton Foundation
11th October 2017 – 5th March 2018

Art and Culture

It’s not every day that the MoMA lends 200 works abroad all at once. Thanks to this new exhibition at the Vuitton Foundation, you can see great pieces by Jasper Johns, Walker Evans, Magritte, Marcel Duchamp, Matisse, Picasso, Cézanne, Klimt, Edward Hopper, Frida Kahlo, Dalí, Man Ray, Lichtenstein, Mondrian, Rothko…

Here’s all the info.
Exposition Être moderne - Le MoMa à Paris à la Fondation Vuitton du 11 octobre 2017 au 5 mars 2018 (lire la suite / continue reading)

Picasso 1932 exhibition at the Picasso Museum 10th October 2017 – 11th February 2018

Art and Culture

Organised in collaboration with the Tate Modern, the Picasso 1932 exhibition (subtitled ‘année érotique’ in French) at the Picasso Museum is the first to follow the painter every day over a year, from 1st January to 31st December 1932, an exceptional year for him, as you will see…

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Picasso 1932 - année érotique au Musée Picasso du 10 octobre 2017 au 11 février 2018

© RMN-Grand Palais (musée national Picasso – Paris) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi © Succession Picasso – Gestion droits d’auteur

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Hôtel Baume – A ‘haute couture’ hotel

Hôtel Baume, Our favourite things

Hôtel Baume **** book on our website for the best rate guaranteed and a free welcome drink when you arrive!

photo: Christophe Bielsa

The Baume, a hotel that loves fashion!

Located in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Hotel Baume offers its guests a taste of the 1930s with its Art Déco interior. The design of the 35 rooms is inspired by this period and used in five different themes: fashion, cinema, jewellery, architecture and 1930s clubs.

Inspired by the atmosphere that followed the Roaring Twenties, the seven ‘fashion’ rooms reflect the French elegance and chic of the era.

The interior design features shot silk wall coverings – very fashionable at the time – which catch the light and highlight the walls, as well as greys, blacks and powder pinks. These colours can also be seen in the original engravings from the 1932 collection of maison Pernet by Madame Jeannest which are on the walls.

The accent is on detail, the beauty of the materials and the fabrics. The wardrobes doors are inspired by the famous staircase at Chanel on rue Cambon. The mirror above the bed evokes the designer Schiaparelli and her feather dresses. The upholstered chairs reference boudoirs and beauty salons, the lamps are inspired by fascinators and hats of the time…

Each room has its own style, with refined luxury that mixes elegance from the past and present.

Hôtel Baume

7 place Casimir Delavigne 75006 Paris

Tel. +33 (0)1 53 10 28 50 –

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