Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Hg2 and Mydeco.com Competition Winners
Mydeco.com competition winners' room designs, inspired by Parisian style.
Hg2 spends 48 hours in Paris
In order to indulge our hedonistic selves, Hg2 hopped on the Eurostar last week and made for Paris. The result? A scrumptious guide to 48 hours in Paris.
Hg2’s Almost Tantalizing Train Trips
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted 2011 Guardian Travel Award as Best Train Company. It got us thinking about Hg2's Almost Tantalizing Train Trips...
Hg2’s Top 5: Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
With darkness descending long before you leave the office, and with a chill in the air - take a look at Hg2's top 5: outdoor ice skating rinks.
Hg2’s Top Ten Easter Weekend Escapes
With the long Bank holiday approaching, heres some inspiration to take a trip - our top Easter Weekend destinations.
Higuma
The fantastic dumplings and noodles are superb at the slightly hectic Higuma.
Hôtel Amour
This is probably not the hotel to bring your mother to...
Hôtel Bellechasse
Intimate hotel in posh area of Paris facing the Louvre.
Hôtel Bourg Tibourg
Marvel at its tiny size and plush Gothic/Victoriana/2nd Empire décor‰Û_.
Hôtel Caron de Beaumarchais
The Caron de Beaumarchais is really a carefully re-created an 18th century home.
Hôtel Chopin
The hotel’s real draw is its unmissable view over the rooftops of Paris. Set off the main stretch down Passage Jouffroy.span
Hôtel Costes
Come here to pose, pout and catch the eye of your dream sugar-daddy (or mummy).
Hôtel Daniel
An intimate exotically decorated hotel where you'll feel like the VIP you are.
Hôtel de l’Abbaye
An idyllic boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
Hôtel des Academies
Comfort and style in Montparnasse complete with a range of luxury treatments on site.
Hôtel des Grands Hommes
Stylishly put together, this was once home to André Breton, father of the Surrealists.
Hôtel des Saint-Pères
This is a cosy and charming hotel with a hidden gem: 'Room 100'.
Hôtel du Jeu de Paume
Savour the ghost of Louis XIV playing real tennis at this family-run hotel.
Hôtel du Nord
A fashionable spot on the scenic quai of the Canal St-Martin.
Hôtel du Petit Moulin
You'll be noting design tips at this eclectic super-stylish hotel.
Hôtel Duc de Saint-Simon
Contemplate French history amongst lovingly chosen patterned wallpaper and antiques.
Hotel Eiffel Blomet
The newly renovated Hotel Eiffel Blomet pays tribute to Paris's golden age of Art Deco, though it does so with a muted tastefulness.
Hôtel Le A
Colourful art offsets a black and white interior at this swish modern boutique hotel.
Hotel Le Bristol’s Feline Resident and her Picks of Paris
Hotel Le Bristol's Fa-raon shares the creme de la creme of the French capital.
Hôtel Maison Souquet
The Hôtel Maison Souquet in Pigalle has been lavishly decorated with fin de siecle abandon, featuring a star-strewn swimming pool and decadent rooms.
Hotel Panache
A chic and trendy, although oddly-shaped hotel in the 9th arrondissement, Hotel Panache offers glamorous accommodations and a popular on-site restaurant.
Hotel Particulier Montmartre
A work of art in itself this hotel is well worth a look.
Hôtel Saint-Marc
A historic boutique hotel near the Opéra Garnier, Hôtel Saint-Marc is stylish and design-forward, with its own wellness area complete with pool and hammam.
Hotel Seven
Paris’s Left Bank keeps getting trendier as evidenced by this uniquely interactive design Hotel Seven.  
Hotel Thérèse
Thérèse offers good value and an excellent location on the Right-Bank.
Hotel Thoumieux
A slightly zany but eminently comfortable boutique, in a great location.
Hôtel Vernet
A chic boutique hotel in Paris’ Golden Triangle, Hôtel Vernet has been meticulously crafted and restored, offering luxe rooms and delicious dining.
Hotel Verneuil
Housed in a recently renovated 17th-century building, the boutique hotel delivers welcoming and personal service, and each room is classic, comfortable, and outfitted with high-design fixtures that belie its age.
Huîtrerie Régis
Much like the bivalve it serves, Huîtrerie Régis is small, but perfectly formed, serving freshly-shucked oysters, with wine and bread and butter.
I Love My Blender
Books, glorious books!
Ice Kube
Sip on Grey Goose in Paris's permanently frozen ice bar.
Inside Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight In Paris’ Hotel
We take a look Inside Woody Allen's 'Midnight In Paris' Hotel: the luxurious Hotel Le Bristol in Paris.
Institut Dior
A spa to make you melt.
Institut du Monde Arabe
Craving some geometrical historical archeological and intellectual illumination? Fear not. The Institut de Monde Arabe will provide.
Interview with Chef Eric Ripert
Hg2 speaks to chef Eric Ripert as he defines his cooking style, reveals his favourite cities and discusses his hopes for the future.

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