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CarJoe44 Feb 17th, 2007 05:42 AM

Paris Travelers looking for consensus - hotels & must do's
 
This site has been so helpful. Rex, MichaelinParis & Suze all caught my eye, appeal to my stomach and have given excellent suggestions. Now, I'm left with the smutty part. BC my husband will be on business, our hotel is paid for. So sad for us but I must choose between Georges V, Crillon & Prince des Galles? Cast your vote BC they all look perfect! Also, must do either Moulin Rouge or Lido (waaaaah!). Again, cast your vote. And I'm sure we do NOT want the dinner package, oui?

ira Feb 17th, 2007 05:46 AM

Hi C,

>...I must choose between Georges V, Crillon & Prince des Galles?

They are so far above my wage grade, that I can't help. :)

> Also, must do either Moulin Rouge or Lido ...

Well, if you must, you must.

No, you don't want dinner.

((I))

CarJoe44 Feb 17th, 2007 05:49 AM

Ira, how could I forget you! Also a fountian of good info. A must is a must.... Hotels are out of normal range but they're paying so.... As for caberets, I'm so sorry for me in advance! (at least I can hang my head in posh shame!)Any suggestions?

Rhea58 Feb 17th, 2007 08:42 AM

I'm a 2-star gal but if it were I, prob
choose The Crillon for not only its
beauty but closeness to Tuileries,
etc.

ira Feb 17th, 2007 02:27 PM

Hi CJ,

My Lady Wife has reminded me that we have walked through the GV and the Crillon, as well as the Meurice.

You are not going to be unhappy with any of them.

You can look up the locations and tour the neighborhood at www.pagesjaunes.fr

((I))

lmlweb Feb 17th, 2007 02:43 PM

I would choose the Crillon, only because Angelina's tea salon is only a few steps away. If you like chocolate, espcially hot chocolate, Angelina's is to die for.

kenderina Feb 17th, 2007 02:54 PM

I've never been to Paris..but the Crillon looks wonderful in the photos :)
For the cabaret..just flip a coin :)
If someone is willing to pay that for me, I will probably try to convince them that I would accept something cheaper for the hotel if they don't ask me to go to that cabaret thing :))

lmlweb Feb 17th, 2007 03:56 PM

As for the caberet - if it's being paid for, go! I'd probably do the champagne and show rather than the dinner and show.

As for which one, it depends on which one interests you more. Moulin Rouge is older and certainly has an interesting history, but Lido has been said to be the better show of the two.

I found a link that will explain which show has what, so that you can make a decision of which one interests you more.

http://tinyurl.com/2v2v9t

The information is still relevant with the shows.

Don't forget to have fun!

sherm99 Feb 17th, 2007 06:09 PM

If possible try one of the Marriotts on the Champs. One near the Arc and the other a few blocks away.


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