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Off, a four-star, floating hotel, has dropped its anchor in the Seine. The boat, which can hold up to 350 people, is 80 meters long and 18 meters wide, with 54 rooms, 4 suites, a bar, a pool, and an 80 meter terrace. The hotel was designed in 2013 by Christophe Gallineau, director of Citysurfing, and Gerard Ronzatti, Architect and president of Seine design. The wood, stone, steel, copper, zinc leather and glass were selected with great care, and the structure is 100% Made in France.

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A view of the “plunge” swimming pool, and behind it, Paris’ Seine river.
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The bar area looks out to the terrace, and offers light snacks and an aperitif during cocktail hour.

Stylist and designer Maurizio Galante, and trendsetter Tal Lancman designed two of the suites, applying their own personal styles to the colour palate and furnishings. The Sunset suite evokes its name, with dominating reds and oranges. The Silver suite uses a selection of Parisian-inspired pearl grey tones, interrupted only by the lemon yellow fixtures in the bathroom. The bar has 8800 mirrored tiles that reflect the Seine, copper furnishings and undulating panels. To fall alseep rocking in the waves, in a suite brushing up against the water, all one has to do is take the metro to the Gare d’Austerliz stop, and take a short walk to the Hotel Off.

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The bar offers a breakfast buffet, signature cocktails, tapas and light fare throughout the day.
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The ceiling in the bar and lounge is made up of over 8800 mirrored tiles.
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The walls are covered with a monochrome, wavy installation, amplifying the light within the space.
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A close up of the copper elements in the bar area.
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Wave appliques in the bar area.
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The mirrored ceiling in the Silver suite.
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The Designer Silver Suite, designed by Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman.
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The suite uses a series of pearl grey tones in almost every element of the room.
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The colour palette reflects the traditional silver-grey found throughout Paris.
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Lemon yellow fixtures in the bathroom interrupt the monochrome suite.
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Galante and Lancman also designed the Sunset suite, whose colours appropriately mimic its name.
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All of the suite’s decorations remain in the same colour family, ranging from warm gold to dark orange.
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The bathroom has back-lit mirrors and canary gold fixtures.
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The monochrome theme carries through to the suite’s bathroom.

WHERE: 20-22 Port d’Austerlitz, 75013 Paris, Francia

Le Off, a four-star, floating hotel, has dropped its anchor in the Seine. The boat, which can hold up to 350 people, is 80 meters long and 18 meters wide, with 54 rooms, 4 suites, a bar, a pool, and an 80 meter terrace. The hotel was designed in 2013 by Christophe Gallineau, director of Citysurfing, and Gerard Ronzatti, Architect and president of Seine design. The wood, stone, steel, copper, zinc, leather and glass were selected with great care, and the structure is 100% Made in France. Stylist and designer Maurizio Galante, and trendsetter Tal Lancman designed two of the suites, applying their own personal styles to the colour palate and furnishings. The Sunset suite evokes its name, with dominating reds and oranges. The Silver suite uses a selection of Parisian-inspired pearl grey tones, interrupted only by the lemon yellow fixtures in the bathroom. The bar has 8800 mirrored tiles that reflect the Seine, copper furnishings and undulating panels. To fall asleep rocked by the waves, in a suite brushing up against the water, all one has to do is take the metro to the Gare d’Austerliz stop, and take a short walk to the Hotel Off.

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