By the Seine
Platine Hotel, whose decor pays homage to Marilyn Monroe, places you in the 15th arrondissement, 2 blocks from the Seine. In 20 minutes, you can reach the Eiffel Tower on foot or Saint-Germain-des-Prés by metro. Charles Michels Metro Station is 1 block from the hotel.
Paint the town rouge
You'll be a 20-minute stroll crossing the Seine from Musée du Vin, where more than 2,000 exhibits trace the long and glorious history of French winemaking. The Arc de Triomphe is a 30-minute metro ride from the hotel.
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The hotel features a chic, mid-century modern decor that pays tribute to Marilyn Monroe, whose image is everywhere. Shared amenities include a spa with sauna and Turkish bath, and a bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel, and a breakfast buffet is laid out each morning.
Platine Hotel's 46 individually designed guestrooms include mural-like photos of Ms. Monroe, while sexy lighting complements custom-made furniture, flat-screen LCD TVs, and iPod docking stations. Glammed-up bathrooms feature unique fixtures, whirlpool tubs, and bold colors.