Paris: the Scarlett awakens Belleville
Nestled in the heart of a district, Belleville, now punctuated by art galleries and artists’ studios, this boutique hotel with 30 rooms and one suite brings a touch of energy in the landscape of the Parisian hotel industry. A year and a half of work was needed to give the old-fashioned hotel in ruins the Scarlett’s “look”, baptized as a tribute to the trendy bar in Beijing, the headquarters of owner Christophe Bellon, during his stay in China. The warm decoration, at the same time very modern: industrial furniture signed by La Malfabrique, pictures by Dutchman photographer Tonny Baars fits perfectly with the classic flooring. We love the large hosting table, perfect for a drink or to taste the pizzas and sushi that we order thanks to the amazing machine located in front of the reception. Well-seen: the interior terrace decorated with an old painted ad for the Cadum soaps, with the famous baby … In the rooms, each different, whose area varies from 14 m2 to 26 m2, two color combinations are highlighted, Navy and yellow mustard, orange and khaki green. Well-seen: beds supported by a central foot that seem to be levitated and very special headboards: one looks like a blackboard, the other made of world maps … A. F.-M.