Paris offers the traveler hundreds of hotel choices, from luxury class hotels to charming historic inns to basics-only budget accommodations.
There are hotels located in every neighborhood, so a good place to start is to determine in which part of Paris you wish to stay.
Louvre/Les Halles/La Bourse This area includes many of Paris’ 5-star and most famous hotel properties. Hotels here range from 1 to 5 stars, but tend to be some of the priciest hotels in the city.
Hotels by Districts
02. Louvre – Bourse
04. Centre Pompidou
06. Saint Germain
08. Champs Elysées
10. Gare du Nord
13. Place d’Italie
Hotels near Landmark
Bercy (Palais Omnisports)
Gare de l’Est
Gare de Lyon
Gare de Paris-Bercy
Gare du Nord
Gare du Nord-Magenta
Gare St Lazare
Mosque de Paris
Musee de l’Homme
Bibliotheque Francois Mitterrand
Bois de Boulogne
Grande Halle de la Place des Vosges
Place de la Concorde
Avenue des Champs-Elysees
Parc des Expositions
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles
Paris Expo Espace Champerret
Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame
Parc de Princes
Paris – Le Bourget
Paris Orly Airport
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
LE Marais/Ile St. Louis
With all of your necessities at your fingertips, LE Marais and Ile St. Louis are right near fantastic shops and have many hotel options from one star to four stars. Real Estate Value, tends to be a bit higher, tailored more to those with quite of bit of money.
Due to its charm and central location, this popular area is said to be one of the oldest parts of Paris. Most of this area tends to be four stars, but with the right guidance you might be able to find something just as fantastic at a lower rate if need be.
Featuring Arc de Triomphe, one of the most famous monuments in Paris, this area attracts many business visitors in addition to vacationing tourists to its four star properties. For those of you wanting to have more of a night out on the town this may not be the right fit for you, due to the fact that night time tends to be extremely quiet in this area.
This five star destination, is a paradise for those who love to shop. The neighboring area’s tend to be a little lower for those on a little bit of a tighter budget.
Home to the Panthéon, a Greek word meaning “Every god”, is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris. It was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and the Sorbonne, is a large abstract structure of the Latin Quarter, in Paris, France, which has been the historical house of the former University of Paris. Nowadays, it houses several higher education and research institutions such as Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris Descartes University, the École Nationale des Chartes and the École pratique des hautes études. The name is commonly used to refer to this historic University of Paris or one of its successor institutions, but this is a recent usage, and “Sorbonne” has actually been used with different meanings over the centuries. With ratings between three and four stars, there are many hotel options to choose from. Prices are average to high, but with the right guidance you can find those hidden secret hide-aways that few know about for lower rates.
Known as the most colorful Left Bank neighborhood, it includes properties of up to 4 stars with many choices at the 3-star level. Prices are average to high, but bargains do exist if you look for them. For certain, Saint Germain is one of the best areas to stay in. If you are thinking about your budget then stay at the simple Hotel Recamier which is right on Saint Sulpice Square. Offering rooms overlooking the square and the famous church, you will never have to leave the neighborhood except for an occasional outing to see the sites. Another nearby economy hotel the 2-star Hotel du Globe is housed in an 18th century, typically Parisian building, close to the Marche Saint Germain and the boulevard. The 3-star Odeon Saint Germain is in a building dating back to the 16th century within a very short distance of Odéon, Saint-Germain des Prés and the Luxembourg Garden. The 3-star Hotel Madison is right in front of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés Church within easy walking distance of the Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, the Seine River, and Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. More upscale, the 4-star Hotel de Buci is located between the Rue de Seine and the Boulevard Saint Germain. It offers comfortable rooms with free wireless internet access. The 4-star Hotel La Villa Saint Germain is a 17th century mansion.
The neighborhood surrounding the Eiffel Tower has many 3 and 4 star choices, and rates are average for the city. Built in 1889, it has become both a global icon of France and one of the most talked about structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people climb it every year. Named for the man who designed and built it, Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair.
The tower stands 1,063 ft tall. Upon its completion, it surpassed the Washington Monument to assume the title of tallest man-made structure in the world, a title it held for 41 years, until the Chrysler Building in New York City was built in 1930; however, due to the addition in 1957 of the antenna, the tower is now taller than the Chrysler Building. Not including broadcast antennas.
The tower has three levels for visitors, that are all wheelchair accessible. The walk to the first level is over 300 steps, as is the walk from the first to the second level. The third and highest level is accessible only by elevator. There are restaurants on both the first and second level for you to experience.