Like it’s two-poorer cousin, each room and suite at The Seven Hotel is individually designed. What’s new is the level funkiness, the unusualness room features—and the levitating beds.
Said levitating beds are in each of the hotel’s 28 standard rooms, a fact that illustrates one of Spot Cool Stuff’s favorite features of the Hotel Seven. At most boutique hotels you need to upgrade to high-end room to get an extraordinary experience. But at the Hotel Seven it is the cheapest rooms—usually costing €157 per night—that have the cool “floating” beds (photo above). Those rooms also include transparent showers, iPod docks and olfactory devices that release your choice of four scents. And all that is set in a blue-neon lit decor of black and white that looks straight out of a scene from Tron.
If you desire a suite the Hotel Seven has seven (go figure) to choose from. Among those are:
The 007 Suite. Our favorite. Sit on the corner lounge and watch any James Bond movie of your choosing on the suite’s large screen TV. There’s also a golden toilet, an endless mirror and several spy gadgets—all with a retro-chic design.
The Black Diamond Suite. These accommodations are black, black, black. The gold-colored pillows and white towels are nearly the only exceptions. For the first night or two the suite imparts a surreal feeling of going to sleep in outer space; longer than that and the blackness begins to get gloomy.
The Sublime Suite. The yin to the Black Diamond’s yang. The Sublime suite is white, white, white, full of soft surfaces and rounded lines.
The Lovez-vous Suite. For some guests the best feature of this bright and airy suite is the private two-person terrace Jacuzzi. For others it is the in-room ethanol fireplace that fills the room with a faux fireplace scent. For Spot Cool Stuff? We love the cow bathtub.
See below for a photo of the cow bathtub and other hotel scenes. Though our photos fail to capture the fun, off-beat and amorous vibe of staying here. Are you a young couple looking for a Paris honeymoon hotel? The Hotel Seven is perfect.
The Hotel Seven is less than perfect if you are in the French capital for business—though the wifi is complimentary none of the rooms have desks and the closet space is limited. Also, the service tends to swing between superbly friendly to snobby-aloof.
Still we are fans of the The Five Hotel and love the Hotel Seven. We can only imagine the wonders the would be in a Hotel Nine.
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