Finding a budget hotel in Paris – it ain’t easy. Variously known as the city of love, the city of Light and the centre of the art, fashion and food worlds, Paris is many things but “cheap” generally isn’t one of them! If you look hard, though, there are still some bargains to be found on places to stay. See our top five picks for cheap hotels in Paris below…
From 40 EUR prpn
Sitting round the corner from Brochant metro stop, where trains can whiz you to the city centre in 20 minutes, Hotel Viator near north-west neighbourhood Clichy is a great budget option for Paris. The shops and restaurants of Place Clichy are a short walk away, and the location on a quiet side-street means you’ll get a good night’s sleep. Rooms have TVs and there is Wi-Fi available (1€/hour) – bathrooms are shared on each corridor.
60 EUR prpn
Hotel Rhetia is centrally-located near the Marais district, so you’re close to great shops, nightlife and restaurants as well as sights like the Pompidou Centre and Notre Dame. It’s also a calm and quiet place to stay, with views over a public garden in the middle of a traditional Parisian square. Breakfast is served every morning (3€).
Hotel des Arts Montmartre
43 EUR prpn
Close to the centre of town, within walking distance of the Moulin Rouge in Montmartre and the Opera Garnier, Hotel Des Arts Montmartre is a great-value place to stay in Paris. Private single, double and triple rooms are available, and bathrooms are shared. You’re also close to the Gare du Nord, handy for Eurostar journeys to and from Paris.
68 EUR prpn
Found in the centre of the Marais neighbourhood, Picard Hotel offers a cheap place to stay with trendy surroundings. You’re a short walk from the Louvre here, as well as the Opera Garnier and Paris’s best department stores. 30 rooms have private bathrooms and TVs.
80 EUR prpn
Hotel Audran in Montmartre sits close to Abbesses metro stop, which allows you to reach to the centre of town in 15 minutes. The Sacre Coeur with its amazing, panoramic views of the city is just a short walk away, as well as the bars and boutiques of Abbesses Street. 40 rooms have private bathrooms, TVs, hairdryers and free Wi-Fi.