A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Whether the lobby doubles as an art gallery, or the bedrooms are filled with artworks, the range of hotels offering a cultural dimension that enriches your trip just grew bigger and larger.

The Cinq Codet in Paris, the Fusion Hotel in Prague, the Artplus Hotel in Tel Aviv, the Hullet House in Hong Kong, the XVA Gallery in Dubai, the Germain Hotel Toronto, the very much alternative Hotel des Arts in San Francisco and the New Hotel in Athens all offer an artistic approach that will grace your nights. Just like a new chapter of the movie franchise A Night at the Museum, with you as the night watchman.

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Cinq Codet, luxurious art studio

Parisian designer Jean-Philippe Nuel linked Le Cinq Codet to Man Ray. In this opulent-looking five-star hotel located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, 1930s furniture stands alongside photographic prints, lying directly on the floor like paintings just waiting for a wall to hang. In the lobby, where a choice antique fair takes place during the summer days, you will find a chair designed by famous Elisabeth Garouste, symbol of the 1980s. More than a hotel, Le Cinq Codet works as a real scale embodiment of the Drouat auction gazette and French good taste.

Le Cinq Codet
5, rue Louis Codet
75007 Paris
+33 (0)1 53 85 15 60
http://www.le5codet.com/en/
Rooms: from 209 EUR

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Fusion Hotel, a mix of styles

The Fusion Hotel in Prague is located just a few steps from Wenceslas Square and it will plunge you in the young world of Czech art creation. This affordable address offers rooms and suites designed and decorated by young local artists, taking advantage of Josef Gočár's Cubist architecture. This friendly Hotel is well worth its name.

Fusion Hotel
Panská 9
110 00 Praha 1
+420 226 222 800
http://fusionhotels.com/en/index.html
Rooms: from 61 EUR

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Artplus Hotel, Contemporary Art Gallery

The best of Israeli art is defining the true nature of the Artplus Hotel, a very affordable address located in the Ben Yehuda district. Every room is adorned with paintings and murals, like Ela Kopler's red drawings, Zadok Ben-David's frescoes, and Sigalit Landau's ones along the corridors.

Artplus Hotel
35 Ben Yehuda Street
Tel Aviv-Jaffa 63807
+972 03 7971700
www.atlas.co.il
Rooms: from 733 ILS

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Dreams of Mao at the Hullett House

Portraits of Mao redesigned by contemporary artists are everywhere to be found in the Deep Water Bay Suite of the former Hong Kong port police headquarters. The Hullett House makes it on the Leading Hotels of the World list, and each of its ten suites offers unique design and conception, ultimate proof of sophistication.

Hullett House
1881 Heritage
2A Canton Road
Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong
+852 3988 0000
www.hulletthouse.com
Rooms: from 6,000 HKD

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

XVA Gallery in Dubai, an opening onto Arab and Iranian worlds

If you think it is not enough that the 13 rooms of the XVA Gallery Dubai are decorated in a Moroccan style by local craftsmen, then the Hotel will reveal another gem: an art gallery displays avant-garde and colourful artwork that will pull you straight into Arab and Iranian cultures. This is one of the many attractions of this quite affordable charming address.

XVA Gallery
Al Fahidi Neighborhood
Bur Dubai
312th Road – Al Fahidi Street
Dubaï
+971 (0)435 35383
www.xvagallery.com
Rooms: from 494 AED

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Le Germain Hotel gives James Lahey's work another dimension

 Canadian artist James Lahey's mixed techniques on canvas or photography are very much appreciated in North America. His work can be found in galleries across Canada, the United-Kingdom and the U.S.A., as well as in countless public and private collections. Such is the case here, within the very elegant designer-styled Le Germain Hotel, located in Toronto's theatre district.

Le Germain Hotel Toronto
30 Mercer Street
Toronto
+1 (0)416 345 9500
www.legermainhotels.com
Rooms: from 305 CAD

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Hotel des Arts is meant for something different

Graffiti artists, graphic designers, silk-screen printers and comic book artists all took an interest into the Hotel des Arts, in San Francisco's French quarter. Prepare yourself for an alternative experience as the artists were given total control. You could even get to sleep under Barack Obama's supervision, as drawn by muralist Shepard Fairey.

Hotel des Arts
447 Bush Street
San Francisco
+1 415 956 3232
www.sfhoteldesarts.com
Rooms: from 200 USD

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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

The New Hotel, as thought of by the Campana brothers

Bordering between design, applied arts and contemporary art, the Campana brothers, kings of reused furniture, disassembled the modernist decor of the former Palace Olympic (furniture, fabrics, leather and so on) to better twist its new identity as the New Hotel. This baroque rethinking of the past gives your present time at the hotel a shape of nights to come.

New Hotel
Filellinon 16
105 57 Athens
+30 21 0327 3000
http://newhotel.athenshotels.it/
Rooms: from 171 EUR

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