Telegraph says: The freshly-opened Hôtel National des Arts & Métiers - between funky Marais et foodie Montorgueil – takes its cue from the city's esteemed engineering and manufacturing institute, Centre National des Arts & Métiers, just across the road. read more
Wallpaper* says: Designed by Raphael Navot – the man behind David Lynch’s Club Silencio – the 70-room bolt-hole takes subtle cues from the nearby Musée des Arts et Métiers, an institution dedicated to invention, science and technology before mass industrial production. read more
Fodors says: A plum location between the up-and-coming Sentier neighborhood and the ultra-chic Haut Marais is just one feather in this recently opened hotel's very stylish cap. Add to that a timeless beauty and an ecological ethos, thanks to a phalanx of French artisans mobilized to give two elegant Haussmannian buildings a total makeover using all-natural materials: marble, stone, copper, ceramic, linen, natural wood. A rooftop bar, Italian trattoria, and dusky cocktail lounge all contribute to placing this hotel among the area's best. read more
Conde Nast Traveller says: You pull up and there's this brooding, black entryway on yet another one of those ?picturesque squares in between the Marais and the Second. It's the sort of low-key cool you want in the heart of Paris. Any standard traveler would miss it, which is sort of the point.
Masculine and muted? greys and beige and blacks and wood floors and a dose of mid-century convey an all around serene minimalism. read more
Hôtel National des Arts et Métiers, Rue Saint-Martin, Paris, France