Amarante Beau Manoir Hotel
Thursday, June 15, 2006
Heather Stimmler-Hall in 8th arrondissement, Hotels €150-€250


Amarante Beau Manoir Hotel
6 rue Arcade, 8th Paris
Tel 01 53 43 28 28
M° Madeleine

The Amarante Beau Manoir is a unique Parisian hotel just off the Place de la Madeleine (think luxury shopping, gourmet food boutiques, and walking distance to major sights). From the outside it looks like a typical 19th-century Parisian building, but the interior looks like an old French chateau, with stone flooring, wood paneled walls, tapestries and oil paintings, and antique furnishings. The rooms are spacious for Paris, with exposed wooden beams and high ceilings, but don’t expect a pampering luxury hotel (the bath tub has a handheld shower head). There is an elevator, fitness room and nice breakfast room. Perfect for Paris history lovers who hate the cramped quarters usually found in Left Bank hotels. Check out for promotional rates, and spring for the Deluxe/Superior room. Doubles about €200,check their site for promos.

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