The total Paris experience Where to stay and what to visit in the City of Love? Among the sumptuously-photographed accommodations included here are the Christian Lacroix-designed Le Petit Moulin, the Dokhan's (designed by Fr?d?ric M?chiche), the ultra-chic Hotel Costes by Jacques Garcia, the charming low budget Le Recamier Hotel overlooking the magnificent Place Saint Sulpice or the intimate secret hideaway of Tom Ford and a Marais apartment for rent owned and decorated by fashion designer Azzedine Ala?a. While you?re in town, enjoy our suggestions for everything from a literary caf? experience to a luxurious perfume boutique or a renowned cheese shop. Everything in this guide is carefully tailored to help make your Parisian holiday as fulfilling as possible. About the series: TASCHEN's Hotel series books are much more than simple hotel guides. They are meant to be taken along on your trip, as they not only feature the best and most interesting places to stay?from low budget to luxury?but also list hot spots for each hotel's neighborhood. Once you?re installed in the hotel of your choice, you can peruse our suggestions for restaurants, bars, boutiques, specialty shops, and more, with the knowledge that these spots have been hand-selected by editor Angelika Taschen for a well-rounded and pleasing experience of the city you?re visiting. As an added service to our readers, a dedicated website for our travel books has been set up to allow you to browse all of our hotel selections online or make your booking directly; visit http: //www.great-escapes-hotels.com to find out more. Special features: - Plastic jacket with silk screen - 4 photo postcards - one double spread with a diary for yourpersonal travel notes.