Photos via The Hoxton Paris
TOM TRAVELS: THE HOXTON PARIS
November 03 2017
After much anticipation, The Hoxton Paris has opened its doors in Paris’s 2nd arrondissement, with some of the City of Lights’s landmarks such as the Louvre, the Tuileries Garden, and the Centre Pompidou all in walking distance.
Set in an 18th century hôtel particulier, The Hoxton Paris is the biggest Hoxton in the series to date. Built by architect Nicolas d’Orbay for Etienne Rivié, an advisor to the French king Louis XV, the magnificent mansion has been turned into a trendy hotel that boasts 172 bedrooms. But don’t be fooled by the over-the-top grandeur of its façade or by the impressive double-height lobby, there is something about the Hoxton that immediately makes you feel at home.
The Hoxton Paris’s bedrooms are spread over five floors and were designed by the Parisian design studio Humbert & Poyet. All of them embrace the different shapes and quirks of the building, from high ceilings to courtyard views and terraces and reference designers such as Jean Prouvé and Mathieu Matégo.
In line with the Hoxton’s desire to make you feel like a local, a selection of books curated by Parisian “friends of the Hoxton” is also available in each room. Those who are more excited about the idea of exploring the city than spending two hours having breakfast will enjoy the hotel’s signature “breakfast bag”, which is delivered to your doors every morning.
Locals and visitors will also have the occasion to enjoy the hotel’s Restaurant Rivié, where seasonal food prepared with local ingredients is served all day, and have a drink at the very cosy Jacques bar (inspired by Jacques Majorelle).
Whether you are a travelling design aficionado or a local in the mood for a staycation, the Hoxton goes beyond being just a pretty place and has everything you’ll need.
Rooms from 99€ per night.
The Hoxton Paris — 30-32 Rue du Sentier, 75002 Paris — +33 1 85 65 75 00 — www.thehoxton.com
Words by Matthieu da Rocha