Hipster Paradise: Hôtel du Temps in Montmartre by

Issue 75 · Travels with an Editor: Paris · June 4, 2013

Hipster Paradise: Hôtel du Temps in Montmartre

Issue 75 · Travels with an Editor: Paris · June 4, 2013

If this were Paris in 1969, you could bet that Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin would be staying at the Hôtel du Temps, the latest boutique hotel in Montmartre.  A project of Lionel Benesmoun and Alix Thomsen, with branding by Laura Leonard, the understated hotel is comprised of 23 rooms, a piano bar and lounge.

At its opening in February this year, Alix Thomsen debuted her Fall 2013 collection with a party; the interiors, featuring palm printed textiles and hallways blocked in woven rattan, served as a tropical backdrop for the Parisian cool festivities. Visit Hôtel du Temps for more information.

Photography courtesy of Hôtel du Temps.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Similar to her fashion line and Paris home, Alix Thomsen mixed unexpected and eccentric prints together in the bedrooms.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Exposed beams and a window covered in fabric in one of the top floor bedrooms.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Pale blue ikat printed bed linens are all that's required in the smaller rooms, which start at €120 a night.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: The exterior of Hôtel du Temps, the night of the Thomsen event.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Hallways on each floor are finished with woven rattan.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Retro tropical wallpaper in the bedroom (the ikat print is carried over in the bath linens).

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Florida-tropical style, unexpected for Paris.

Hôtel du Temps in Paris, France

Above: Each room has unique vintage furniture, textiles, and lighting.

For more in and around Paris, see our Travels with an Editor: Paris series and visit our Paris City Guide.

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