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City Views and Luxury Rooms at New TOO Hotel in Paris

by Aoife O’Riordan

Oct 14, 2022

© Jerome Galland

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TOO Hotel, situated atop of one of the tallest towers in Paris, France, brings sky-high views and elegant rooms to the city this month. Designed by Philippe Starck, the new hotel sits on top of one of the Tours Duo in the 13th arrondissement.

 

TOO Hotel

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“It’s the tale of a castle floating above Paris, not quite Earth-bound, a place where anything is possible,” said Starck. “That floating sensation gives you a real buzz; when you’re inside the place, everything is amplified: you’re more beautiful, more in love, more creative. This castle is full of surprises, but the most stunning is its location – it hangs in the clouds. It flies over the big cities. They say it’s currently on a stopover in Paris. But when the light fades in the evening, you get a glimpse of Tokyo, Los Angeles, and many other cities across the world.”

 

TOO Hotel

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With panoramic windows and floor-to-ceiling mirrors found throughout the property, guests enjoy nonstop views of the city. Spanning floors 17–24, the hotel features 139 rooms and suites, providing guests with the ultimate city stay at an accessible price. The influence of the sky infiltrates each room, with soft, cloud-like cream and sunset orange adorning the spaces. Bathrooms boast wide sinks and tentacular lamps, as well as baths and rainfall showers. Elegant furniture completes each room and suite.

 

bathroom

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In addition to rooms and suites blurring the lines between sky and earth, TOO Hotel also features TOO Restaurant. Situated within a gold-ceilinged glass cube balanced above the hotel, diners enjoy even more breathtaking views of Paris. Executive Chef Benjamin Six defies tradition in each dish, offering a variety of flavors from around the world, from fragrant chicken tajine to lobster tempura to signature smoky shakshuka.

 

The hotel will also soon hold the title of housing one of the city’s highest rooftop bars, a staggering 440 feet high. Guests can sip on cocktails and wine in the clouds. Live music and DJ sets accompany the bar and drinks, and designs inspired by Alice in Wonderland grace the space for an ethereal atmosphere.

 

Spa

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TOO Chill, the hotel’s spa, embodies nature and its healing properties with three treatment rooms, a fully glass-walled gym, custom-made cedar wood sauna and a 10-seater outdoor Jacuzzi perched on the tree-lined, 17th-floor terrace overlooking the Seine. The spa will open exclusively to hotel guests.

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