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THIS PARIS AUBERGE HELPS YOU FOCUS ON WORK — EVEN IN THE CITY OF ROMANCE


To do business in Paris, travelers only need to know one phrase in French: “La Defense.” As in Sofitel Paris La Defense Grande Arche, an upscale retreat in the heart of the city’s business district. The luxurious property is situated in La Defense district, where more than 3,600 multinationals are based. Guest rooms feature dual phone lines, high-speed Internet access, and large windows with commanding views of the Grande Arche. In the hotel’s conference center, business travelers find all the amenities they could ever want in an office, including laptop connections, simultaneous interpreting booths, and a 100-seat auditorium. Rates from $150. (800) 763-4835 or www.sofitel.com