The Best Cheap Hotels in Paris

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: March 18, 2019

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Hotel Chopin in Paris.

Hotel Chopin is a charming good-value hotel in central Paris.

1. Vintage Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels – Budget

Funky hostel located a short walk to Square Louise-Michel (7 minutes, 500m), Gare du Nord (8 minutes, 650m), and numerous theaters and clubs, including Le Trianon (5 minutes, 350m). In addition to mixed and female-only dorms, private rooms with ensuite bathrooms are available (some with small balconies), and amenities include a bar, shared kitchen, spacious lounge with games, 24-hour reception, continental breakfast for a fee, and fitness room.

2. Generator Paris – Budget

Trendy hostel with a rooftop terrace, bar, and convenient location just a 2-minute walk (120m) to the Colonel Fabien metro station (2 stops from Gare du Nord), a 10-minute walk (650m) to Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, and 1 block from several restaurants. Private rooms with en-suite bathrooms, some with balconies, and mixed and female-only dorm rooms are available in addition to a 24-hour cafe, self-service laundry, and social activities.

3. Hotel Port Royal – Budget

Quaint hotel located a 2-minute walk (150m) to Les Gobelins Metro Station and less than 20 minutes to the Gare d’Austerlitz (1.3km, 16 minutes), Panthéon (1.3km, 18-minute walk), and Luxembourg Gardens (1.6km, 20-minute walk). Continental breakfast is available for a fee and some guest rooms have ensuite bathrooms, while other rooms have in-room sinks and access to shared full bathrooms.

4. ibis Paris Montmartre 18ème – Budget

Budget hotel on the edge of Montmartre with a bar, a daily breakfast buffet (fee applies), and modern guest rooms with ensuite bathrooms. The hotel is situated a 16-minute walk (1km) from the Place du Tertre, a 19-minute walk (1.2km) from the Sacré-Cœur, and steps from restaurants and nightlife, including the famed Moulin Rouge (4-minute walk, 300m).

5. Welcome Paris – Budget

Charming hotel located a 2-minute walk (150m) to the Mabillon metro station, a 7-minute walk (500m) to the Luxembourg Gardens, and a 16-minute walk (1.2km) to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. All rooms have private bathrooms, wardrobes, and desks, and in addition to a 24-hour reception, hotel amenities include a terrace overlooking the Rue de Seine and a daily continental breakfast (fee applies).

6. Hotel Chopin – Moderate

Located inside the passage Jouffroy covered shopping arcade, among the quaint restaurants, theaters, and shops of the 9th Arrondissement, this 19th-century pet-friendly hotel features a 24-hour front desk and a cozy lobby lounge. Rooms do not include air conditioning but offer private bathrooms and desks, and the hotel is a 14-minute walk (1.1km) from the Palais Garnier and a 17-minute walk (1.4km) to the Louvre.

7. Hotel du College de France – Moderate

Classic hotel in the Latin Quarter with a living room-style lounge, daily continental breakfast buffet for a fee, and numerous restaurants and shops on the surrounding blocks. All rooms feature desks, most rooms are accessible via elevator, and the hotel is located a 7-minute walk (500m) from the Panthéon and a 9-minute walk (650m) from the Cathedral of Notre-Dame.

8. France Louvre – Moderate

Traditional hotel located a 17-minute walk (1.3km) to the Louvre and an 11-minute walk (750m) to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame with a sitting area and a full breakfast buffet in the rustic dining room (fee applies). Rooms feature desks, classic artwork, and balconies in the premium rooms, and restaurants and public transit stops are within a short walk.

9. Hotel Saint-Louis Pigalle – Moderate

Within walking distance of many restaurants, theaters, nightclubs, and the Pigalle (260m, 4 minutes) and Blanche (260m, 4 minutes) metro stations, this elegant hotel offers a daily breakfast (fee applies), complimentary tea and coffee in the sitting area, and 24-hour reception and concierge service. The stylish rooms feature wood floors, speaker systems, and minibars, and some suites have 2 bedrooms and balconies with Eiffel Tower views.

10. citizenM Paris Gare de Lyon – Moderate

Adjacent to Gare de Lyon Station, this contemporary hotel features a 24-hour cafe, a living-room style lobby, self-service check-in kiosks, and a bar on the 16th floor. All rooms have king-sized beds, rain showers, smart TVs, and iPad-controlled lighting, and nearby attractions include the Jardin des Plantes (10-minute walk, 700m) and the AccorHotels Arena (11-minute walk, 850m).

11. Hotel Marais Bastille – Moderate

Located a 6-minute walk (450m) to the Place de la Bastille and an 8-minute walk (600m) to the Opéra Bastille, this hotel has a courtyard and a comfortable lobby lounge with books, drinks available throughout the day, and concierge service. A continental breakfast is available daily for a fee, and rooms feature minibars and ensuite bathrooms.

12. Hotel du Champ de Mars – Moderate

The best budget hotel close to the Eiffel Tower. It’s quaint with a courtyard garden and a 24-hour front desk located a 13-minute walk (1km) to the Eiffel Tower. Surrounded by restaurants and within walking distance of Les Invalides (8 minutes, 650m) and the Rodin Museum (15 minutes, 1.2km), rooms feature safes, hair dryers, and fans, and breakfast is available daily for a fee.

13. Le Relais Montmartre – Moderate

In the heart of Montmartre, this cozy hotel is a 15-minute walk (1km) from the Sacré-Cœur and a 3-minute walk (220m) to the Blanche metro station. In addition to continental breakfast for a fee, hotel amenities include an outdoor patio and a homey sitting area with a fireplace, and some rooms feature city views, bathtub, and historic exposed beams.

14. Hotel Emile – Moderate

Charming boutique hotel with a bar on the Rue de Rivoli located a 7-minute walk (500m) to the Picasso National Museum and a 10-minute walk (750m) to the Place de la Bastille. Modern rooms feature black and white decor, some rooms have claw-foot bathtubs and balconies, and the neighborhood is known for its numerous restaurants and shops.

15. Best Western Plus Hôtel Littéraire Marcel Aymé – Moderate

Located a 9-minute walk (500m) to the Place du Tertre and an 11-minute walk (700m) to the Sacré-Cœur, all rooms at this Montmartre hotel include private bathrooms and copies of author Marcel Ayme’s novels, and some rooms have views of the Eiffel Tower, kitchens, and balconies. Hotel amenities include a bar, a 24-hour front desk, vintage decor, and a library, and connecting rooms are available.

16. Hotel Duquesne Eiffel – Moderate

Sophisticated hotel located a 7-minute walk (550m) to the Army Museum and a 20-minute walk (1.6km) to the Eiffel Tower with an on-site bar with a fireplace and breakfast for a fee. Rooms on the upper floors have balconies and views of the Eiffel Tower, and all rooms include minibars, safes, and desks.

17. Best Western Paris Louvre Opera – Moderate

Located an 8-minute walk (600m) to the Louvre and an 11-minute walk (850m) to the Tuileries Garden, this 17th-century building now holds a modern hotel, complete with a business center, self-service laundry, concierge service, and free tea and coffee in the lobby. All rooms have desks, bluetooth speakers, and minibars with complimentary drinks and snacks.

18. Holiday Inn Paris Gare de l’Est – Moderate

Mid-range hotel situated across the street from Gare de l’Est Station and a 9-minute walk (650m) from Gare du Nord Station with amenities such as room service, a breakfast buffet for a fee, and a business center. Rooms include desks and colorful, modern decor, and numerous theaters, shops, and restaurants are on the surrounding blocks.

19. Holiday Inn Paris Notre Dame – Moderate

Classic hotel with a rooftop terrace located 8 minutes on foot (650m) to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, 6 minutes (450m) to the Cluny Museum, and 9 minutes (700m) to the Luxembourg Gardens. Suites have balconies, whirlpool tubs, and views of the Eiffel Tower; all rooms have tea/coffee facilities and desks; and hotel amenities include a modern lobby, bar, and business center.

20. Hôtel du Continent – Moderate

The best cheap hotel close to the Louvre. Within a 6-minute walk of the Place de la Concorde (6 minutes, 500m), the Angelina Paris tea room (3 minutes, 260m), and the Tuileries Garden (3 minutes, 180m), this stylish hotel is decorated by designer Christian Lacroix and features 24-hour reception, an honor bar in the lobby, and furnishings from around the world. All rooms have desks, bathrobes, iHome speakers, and minibars, and some rooms have separate sitting areas.

21. Gardette Park Hotel – Moderate

On the edge of Square Maurice Gardette, this amazing boutique hotel is slightly more pricey but completely worth it, and offers a 24-hour front desk and a hot breakfast buffet (fee applies) in a recently renovated, historic building. Rooms feature tea/coffee facilities and safes, some with balconies or park views, and the hotel is located an 11-minute walk (850m) to the Bataclan and within a short walk of many restaurants.

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