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November 18-22
Shopping for some supplies for your creative projects? Head down to the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles for the annual Création & Savoir Faire show. Scrapboooking, knitting, gardening, baking, sewing, crafts, and decorating ideas for the holidays. Entrance €13-15, €22 for the two-day pass, open 9:30am-6:30pm (until 9:30pm Friday).  

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Cadran Hôtel 

Cadran Hotel 
10 rue du Champ de Mars, 7th
Tel 01 40 62 67 00
Fax 01 40 62 67 13
M° Ecole Militaire

A contemporary design boutique hotel in the popular Rue Cler neighborhood, the Cadran features a “clock” theme (the antique grandfather clock from the formerly old-fashioned hotel adds a touch of warmth to the somewhat minimalist lobby). Rooms are bright and tidy, which helps make up for their tiny size. Superior rooms have king size beds. All have flat-screen TVs, free WiFi access, oversize mirrors, and shower or bath. The largest room is the junior suite. But forget about the rooms, because the real draw (at least for chocoholics like myself) is the newly opened gourmet chocolate bar and boutique in the lobby, run by the young pastry chef Christophe Roussel. Two different flavors of hot chocolate, macarons in over a dozen flavors, and little chocolates to suit any taste (photo below, with David Lebovitz).

Standard doubles from €150-€240; superior rooms €180-€270.

40 rooms, 1 suite. Elevator, safe, A/C, minibar, hair dryer, soundproofing.

Chocolate bar closed Monday.

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Reader Comments (5)

A very neat hotel with its exceptional signature chocolate bar. The hotel is very stylish and contemporary, and very close to the Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars park!
August 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterWilliam
Here is the loink to the hotel's blog:
August 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterWilliam
So delicious! This place is really elegant and Modern, I love the design! And the macaroons and chocolates seem to be very good!
Thanks for that new info!
March 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMilie
Welcome to the Hotel Mkudro in Tbilisi, Georgia

Hotel “Mkudro” is located in Tbilisi, in the area of ecologically pure and quiet surroundings.
Hotel offers warm and friendly welcome to the guests, also the best relaxation and service guarantee to feel themselves in the family atmosphere.

Hotel has a beautiful yard which gives an opportunity to rest in a peaceful situation.

Hotel "Mkudro" can offer a service car to go to the city centre which is only 15 minutes driving. Also tax can be proveded with the price of 3-4 USD.

Room prices start from 35 USD

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June 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMkudro
Stayed here for 3 night in May 2010 after reading Heather's review.
Very stylish and modern hotel. Front desk staff are exceptional.
Next to rue Clear and a short walk to a great bakery on the corner.
July 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGuru

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