Finding a Hotel in Paris, a list of the best ones
Finding a hotel in Paris is challenging. That is because now the most booked accommodations are short rentals apartment. This means that even hotels now are modifying their rooms to look like apartments, and it is becoming more and more difficult to find a “traditional” hotel.
Even if booking a short term rental apartment means to live your stay more independently, hotels still offer many services that are comfortable to have if you really need just to relax while in a huge city like Paris. Here you find a list of the best hotels in Paris I have carefully selected.
A Hotel in Paris, updated list of the bests
Hotel Ducs de Bourgogne, arrondissement 1
This Hotel in Paris arrondissement 1 is at 19 rue du Pont-Neuf. It is very close to one of the most historical bridges in Paris! Also, it is in the district to be if you are an art lover, or you just want to be in the most central spot of Paris.
Who book a room at the Hotel Ducs de Bourgogne, is at walking distance from the Champs-Elysees, and from the Arc de Triomphe. Plus, the metro station Louvre-Rivoli is very close too.
I think this is the perfect location for who is in Paris for just a few days! By booking a central accommodation in Paris, you won’t need to waste your time going from one place to another.
Pro 🙂 : this hotel is super central and offers many comforts and services.
Con 🙁 : some of the basic services are on payment.
What is charming about this hotel in Paris, is that the ancient building is rich in modern and colorful furniture that gives intimacy to every space. Also, they propose breakfast in the winery of the building. And, you can read the newspaper for free in the main hall. Another plus is that this hotel offers airport transfer.
Tinah Paris, arrondissement 2
The Tinah hotel in Paris is one of the most beautiful accommodation you can book if you don’t fancy booking a short term rental apartment. That is because the rooms in the Tinah hotel are neat and bright. They all are very luminous, and their bed is super comfortable. The rooms are decorated essentially. It is the perfect place to come by when, at the end of a long day, you don’t want to see anything sparkling.
Pro 🙂 : It is neat and bright!
Con 🙁 : They only serve continental breakfast.
A real plus is the location of this hotel in Paris. It is in arrondissement 2, a great district to go if you love art and architecture. Just think that it is at 1 km from the Louvre, Opéra Garnier, and at a mile from Notre Dame Cathedral. Also, there are many boutiques and shops! Choosing to stay in a hotel like this means that you have many services that you can’t choose when you decide to stay in an apartment. For example, the Tinah Hotel guarantees a daily cleaning service. Also, there are non-smoking rooms and AC.
Going to this hotel is super-easy since it is close to many metro stations such as Bonne Nouvelle, Bourse, Grands Boulevards, and Etienne Marcel.
La Chambre du Marais in arrondissement 3
La Chambre du Marais surely is one of the best hotels in Paris you can choose. That is because it is in Le Marais, where ancient, vintage and modern combined together.
The Chambre du Marais hotel is very close to many attractions in Paris. It is at 500-meters distance from Place de la République, and very close to Georges Pompidou center. Plus, in the same area, you can easily go to the Marché des Enfants Rouges, one of the most famous markets in Paris. It is one of the ways to live Paris like a local!
The rooms in this hotel are very modern and neat. The spaces feel very cozy since the colors are magnifically combined together. It is the perfect place to relax, after visiting the city all day. Many people just go to the Chambre du Marais to have a drink, since it is also a café that offers free wi-fi service.
Pro 🙂 : It is very central, and the rooms are cozy and neat.
Con 🙁 : It is recommended mostly for who is coming to Paris in 2 people.
Even if many people recommend going there in a couple or up to 2 people, there are family rooms available! Also, another plus of this hotel in Paris is that there is the possibility of parking. But, if you want to move around Paris using public transports, just note down that this hotel is close to Temple, Arts et Métiers, Filles du Calvaire, and Republique metro stations!
Charles V, 4-star Hotel in Paris arrondissement 4
Charles V is a super-central hotel in Paris. That is because it is one of the most central arrondissements in Paris, and it also is very close to the metro station Opéra Bastille. Plus, it is 900-meters distance from Notre Dame Cathedral, and George Pompidou center!
This 4-star hotel in Paris offers a lot. Luxury rooms and suites are provided with a coffee machine and a boiler. The style of this hotel consists of traditional furniture in a brand new perspective. But the beautiful rooms are just a part of what you find in this hotel. There is also a fitness center and a SPA.
Pro 🙂 : It is perfect accommodation for who needs to come to Paris also to relax, taking advantage of hotel services.
Con 🙁 : There is no kitchen you can use to have the independence you have in apartments.
It is the perfect accommodation for a family, for a couple or for someone who is in Paris for business travel. Choosing a hotel is good for those who really need to relax, and do need to count on hotel services.
By choosing to book a room of Charles V, you will be close to many restaurants, shops, and boutiques. Also, you will be close to Bastille, where you will see part of the famous markets of Paris, and attractions such as Place des Vosges, Place de la Bastille, and Saint-Paul cathedral!
Five Boutique Hotel, Paris arrondissement 5
The Five Boutique Hotel is in the Latin Quarter in Paris arrondissement 5. It is one of the most central areas. Just think that you are at 300-meters distance from Rue Mouffetard, one of the most lively streets of the city.
The real plus of this hotel is that it is a boutique hotel in Paris. This means, that it is a small hotel but luxurious and with unconventional places. Its rooms are super colorful. Some of them are themed, some of them come with suspended beds… It is always a luxury surprise.
This hotel in Paris arrondissement 5 has wide rooms with the fastest wi-fi. The furniture is very modern, as the technology of the devices in the rooms. Also, you will find a courtesy set by l’Occitane in your private bathroom!
This hotel is close to Les Gobelins metro station. Also, it is close to many important attractions in the city, such as the Luxembourg Garden! Arrondissement 5 is the perfect place to stay for people who love art and culture. Even if this accommodation in Paris is the best for couples, this hotel also offers rooms for families.
Pro 🙂 : Its location, and its comforts.
Con 🙁 : Some rooms are too detailed to be relaxing spaces!
Millesime Hotel, hotel accommodation in Paris arrondissement 6
If you are looking for some impression hotel accommodation in Paris, this might be the place for you. That is because this hotel in Paris is in an ancient building, a 17th-century Palace!
It is in one of the most central areas in Paris since it is in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Just think that it is a 10-minutes walking distance from the Louvre museum.
This accommodation is very close to Saint-Germain-des-Prés metro station, from which you can easily go to the Paris Hill, Montmartre. Also, this area is rich in traditional cafés and bistros.
One of the real pluses of this hotel is that it has many outside spaces. But, obviously, its rooms are fantastic. Speaking of them, they are wide and they are provided with what it takes to have a great time in Paris, whether you are coming to the city for work or leisure.
Pro 🙂 : This hotel in Paris is super central, and offers great services for business travel!
Con 🙁 : Some people claim that the rooms are smaller than they thought.
Those who are coming for business travel will be happy to know that the Millesime Hotel offers a 4G connection, free calls to Europe and North America. And, a computer and a smartphone you can use by going to the reception.
Hotel de la Bourdonnais, arrondissement 7
If you are looking for a hotel in Paris arrondissement 7, take a look at this option. The Hotel de la Bourdonnais is in the very heart of Paris since it is at 5-minutes walking distance from the Tour Eiffel. Also, the Musée d’Orsay, Place de la Concorde, and Opéra Garnier are very near!
This accommodation in Paris is close to many metro stations, such as Ecole Militaire, and La Tour-Maubourg.
The rooms of the Hotel de la Bourdonnais are greatly reviewed. They are the place to book if, after a long day moving around Paris, you would love to rest in a room with a classic style with few modern elements, surrounded by the warm color that make you feel the coziness of the space. This hotel in arrondissement 7 offers the chance to book many types of rooms, from the Classic to the Executive level.
Pro 🙂 : It is perfect for business travel. Plus they also serve gluten-free breakfast!
Con 🙁 : Some guests lamented that junior suites are not facing to the view of Eiffel Tower.
The real plus is the great free wi-fi connection. Also, there is a cocktail bar inside the hotel, the Gloster. This means that it is the hotel to book if you want to live in Paris from its very center. Or, if you are coming to Paris for business travel. This hotel also offers meeting services and a 24/7 luggage deposit service.
Idol Hotel, arrondissement 8
The Idol Hotel in Paris arrondissement 8 is the place to go if you would like to stay in a hotel carefully designed following music trends of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The style of its rooms and interiors is totally inspired by groovy sounds and 70s geometrical patterns. Also, as you might already guess, it is very colorful. The Idol Hotel rooms and suites are provided with all comforts.
When you have to choose a hotel where to stay in Paris, I think that the real special ones are those who have a terrace. The Idol Hotel is one of them, and it is always beautiful to admire Paris from different points of view.
This accommodation is in arrondissement 8, and this means that it is perfect for those who love shopping and tasting traditional foods at the finest restaurants. Also, this hotel is very close to many important attractions in Paris. The Opéra Garnier, Pigalle, and the Champs-Elysées are at 20-minutes walking distance!
Pro 🙂 : Its location, and the services.
Con 🙁 : maybe some of the rooms are too colorful to be a relaxing place where to stay.
I would totally recommend this accommodation for who is coming to Paris with a group of friends, or in a couple. Also, the option with interconnecting rooms may be a solution for traveling with your family. Without any doubt, the Idol Hotel is a luxury accommodation with a suite for every taste.
Hotel Grand Pigalle in arrondissement 9 Paris
This hotel is the place to go if you love nightlife. That is because of its location. It is in arrondissement 9, where many clubs, cafés, and bistros are. Also, you are at walking distance from the Moulin Rouge, one of the greatest landmarks in Paris. The Grand Pigalle is 100-meters distance from the Pigalle metro station and 800-meters away from the Sacre Coeur Cathedral. Also, in this location, you won’t have any trouble finding local shops where to buy local food to taste or souvenirs!
What is so special about this hotel, is that you can really choose between many types of rooms. Besides deluxe, superior, and premium choices, you can choose to have communicating rooms, a room with a balcony, a room with a view on Montmartre, a room under the roof… It gives you the power of styling your stay in Paris!
Pro 🙂 : You can style your stay in Paris!
Con 🙁 : Even if there are many types of rooms, I would not recommend this area if you are coming to Paris with kids.
There are other great pluses. Every room has a lift, a phone, a radio, a tv, and a bathroom comes with a bathtub! Also, there are a restaurant and a café inside the hotel. If you are too tired to get out, you have everything you need outside your door.
Reinassance Hotel in Paris arrondissement 10
It is not a bad idea of booking a hotel that is part of a huge chain. Sometimes, this is a warranty for the high quality of the services. The Renaissance hotel in Paris is one of the most loved hotels in arrondissement 10. That may be because of its location, at 5-minutes walking distance from Place de la République. Also, this hotel offers free SPA services. There, you can also go to a restaurant, and to a café. If you need to relax but you do not want to give up the pleasure of visiting a big city, this is the place to book.
The Renaissance Hotel in Paris Republique is close to many areas that are pleasant to explore by having a walk. The Canal St. Martin, to go to in the evening, the Marais and the Grand Boulevards, where you can spend the day trying to catch the authentic Parisian atmosphere.
Pro 🙂 : Free access to the SPA of the hotel.
Con 🙁 : As for many hotels, you have many comforts but not the coziness of an apartment.
The rooms are very essential but elegant. The breakfast, that is free for under 12, is the chance to taste a brunch, whether you are used to or not. Also, the restaurant always proposes many special dishes for lunch and dinner.
Hotel Gabriel in Paris arrondissement 11
This hotel in Paris arrondissement 11 is in the very center of the city since it is very close to Place de la République. Its location is one of the very loved features of this short term rental accommodation in Paris. The hotel is close to many metro stations: Oberkampf, République, Goncourt, Parmentier…
From here, you can go shortly to attractions like the Louvre museum, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe. As you might have already figured out, arrondissement 11 is perfect for those who want to see art and culture attractions in Paris.
Pro 🙂 : Its location, and its services. Also everybody says it’s super clean!
Con 🙁 : Some people say that their room was smaller than they expected but they were perfect anyway!
The Hotel Gabriel is a boutique hotel in Paris. This means that it is not huge, and it is luxury accommodation! The style of the interiors is Art Decò.
Also, the architect wanted to realize a Zen atmosphere with contemporary design furniture.
All the rooms come with a TV, a docking station for iPods, and free WiFi. Plus, they offer a Night Cove device to help you sleep better. Even if they offer family rooms, I recommend this accommodation for couples or for who is coming for business travel!
Novotel Hotel in arrondissement 12
The Novotel hotel in Paris arrondissement 12 is right in front of the AccorHotels Arena. That means that it is perfect to go to events and concerts in the AccorHotels Arena. And, it also means that it is very close to Bercy and Gare de Lyon metro stations. Also, it is close to the Park of Bercy, one of the greatest “lungs” of Paris. What comes from its location is the proximity with the Seine. Fantastic!
Even if these hotels may not be so customized, they offer rooms with all comforts and hotel services. All the rooms come with fancy furniture, with TV, and free WiFi. Also, in the hotel, you will have the chance to eat traditional French cuisine at the modernly furnished restaurant. Plus, you can taste something at their cafés Gourmet during all day.
Pro 🙂 : This is the perfect hotel to go to for who is in Paris with kids. Or, for who goes to an event at AccorHotels Arena.
Con 🙁 : It is not the place for people who are seeking luxury accommodation in Paris. I would suggest looking for a boutique hotel instead!
This may be perfect short term rental accommodation for a family in Paris. It is not so common finding a hotel like this one. That is because they offer so many types of the family room. Also, they are in an area rich in attractions for families and art lovers. It is one of the best spots to get to know Paris!
Hotel B55 in arrondissement 13
The hotel B55 in arrondissement 13 is a 4-star hotel in Paris close to the city center. From here you can easily go to the Luxembourg Garden, to Notre Dame Cathedral, and you are close to the Gare de Lyon station.
Plus, who stays here is close to many restaurants as the Brasserie l’Ariel, or Gourmand. And, this location is close to supermarkets as Diagonal, and Franprix.
Also, this hotel is close to important event locations such as the Paris Expo, at Porte de Versailles, and to the Rodin Museums. The hotel also is very well-linked to the airports of Paris, which they offer transfer service to go to (on payment).
Pro 🙂 : this hotel in Paris is perfect for family, couples, and for who needs to relax.
Con 🙁 : It is not in the very center of Paris but very close to it anyway.
A real plus for this perfect short rental accommodation in Paris for families is the covered pool. This really is a dream for kids!
The rooms of this 4-star hotel all have private bathrooms, AC, room service, and access to the concierge 24/7. Also, there is a free WiFi connection, TV… Some of them have a private terrace! Another plus of this hotel is that you can access to the SPA. That makes this hotel perfect for couples or for those who need to relax.
Hotel in Montparnasse, arrondissement 14
The Concorde Montparnasse Hotel is in the Montparnasse area, in arrondissement 14.
This area is not close to the main attractions of the city but still, it is in one of the most loved areas of Paris anyway. Montparnasse is considered one of the areas where you can experience Paris like a local. Also, it is recommended to travelers who love art and culture. It is very difficult finding an arrondissement that does not offer that much, in Paris. Plus, even if this hotel is not close to the Eiffel Tower, you can have a room that overviews on the Tour Eiffel!
The rooms come with all comforts, from the most basic such as the air-dryer to the finest, such as a detailed courtesy set.
Also, you can access to a patio, which is very pleasant in the Summer. The restaurant of the hotel always proposes modern cuisine dishes and more traditional recipes for lunch and dinner. The breakfast is much simpler since it is a buffet.
Pro 🙂 : this hotel is the place to book for so many different types of traveler.
Con 🙁 : it is not in the very center of Paris but very close to it anyway.
This hotel in Paris is perfect for who is coming to Paris for business travel. That is because the Hotel Concorde Montparnasse has many meeting rooms that can host up to 150 people.
Jardins de Mademoiselle in Paris arrondissement 15
This hotel in arrondissement 15 is close to many attractions in Paris. It is close to important venues such as the Paris Expo, at Porte de Versailles, but not so far away from the Eiffel Tower, which is at 2.8 kilometers distance.
The Jardins de Mademoiselle is close to many metro stations such as Commerce, Avenue Emile Zola, Félix Faure… Also, it is close to recommended restaurants too, such as Bacco, A la Tour Eiffel, and Naturellement.
What is special about this hotel and spa in Paris is that you have the chance to enjoy the fully equipped SPA and the access to the terrace.
These are two very rare features for hotels in Paris.
That is why this makes this hotel perfect for those who are planning a romantic weekend in Paris, and for those who are looking for a short rental accommodation that is not very far from Paris city center.
Pro 🙂 : It is a hotel AND a SPA.
Con 🙁 : Some guests complained about the dimensions of the rooms.
Even if the majority of the people recommend this hotel for a holiday with the partner, the hotel offers so many different types of rooms and suites that I think it can suit the needs of a variety of travelers.
Hotel Waldorf Trocadero in Paris arrondissement 16
Even if this hotel is in arrondissement 16, it is very close to some of the most iconic attractions in Paris! Just think that it is a 10-minutes walking distance from the Tour Eiffel, and 15-minutes walking distance from Champs-Elysées!
This hotel in Paris is just 240-meters away Boissière metro station, and it is very well-linked to Opéra Garnier. This area of Paris is perfect for those who love shopping, and foodies.
The rooms in this short term accommodation in Paris are very comfortable. Each one has a private bathroom with a set for every guest that includes bathrobes and slippers.
Also, in each room, there is a locker and a minibar. Among services, this hotel offers free WiFi, room service, and a 24/7 reception.
This means that it is perfect for those who would like to spend a romantic weekend in Paris, or for those who are in business travel and want to relax at the end of the day. Since if you decide to book this hotel in Paris arrondissement 16 you can choose between many types of room, I think that it might be good accommodation for small families.
Pro 🙂 : It offers all the comforts you need to relax in Paris.
Con 🙁 : I don’t think it’s the accommodation for who is coming in Paris with kids.
Hotel in Champs-Elysees, arrondissement 17 Paris
If you are looking for a boutique hotel in Paris, a small and luxury accommodation, take a look at this one that is in such a good location!
It is at 100-meters distance from the Camps-Elysees. Also, it is close to the Charles de Gaulle Etoile metro station. Just take a look at a map of Paris to see how central it is!
The room of this hotel in Champs-Elysees are very elegant and ornamented.
They are rich in details but the result is delightful! In every room there is a TV, a minibar, a private room with a luxury courtesy set, a private balcony, and a coffee machine! Also, the Hotel Balmoral gives you the chance to borrow an iPad for free, to read international press, listen to the music, and watching videos. Waiting is not boring anymore, there!
Another plus of booking in this hotel is that you can take advantage of rare services as bycicles renting, and the extra-fast WiFi connection. Also, there is a transfer service to and from Paris airport that costs 80 euros.
Pro 🙂 : the rooms are beautifully decorated, and the hotel offers lots of services.
Con 🙁 : I can’t find any!
This is perfect accommodation for couples and families. They have rooms and suites for every situation!
Mom’Art Hotel in Paris arrondissement 18
Most of the time, booking in a hotel means giving up the authenticity of staying in an independent apartment. But, when it comes to Mom’Art Hotel, it all changes!
That is because this hotel in Paris arrondissement 18 is run by a family. Once you get there, you immediately feel the care that the managers of this place put in their work.
The rooms of this hotel in Paris are very cozy. Their colors give you warmness!
Also, each room has customized furniture, a TV, a private bathroom with a courtesy set with a bathrobe and slippers, AC.
The food is fantastic since it is prepared by Chef Gregory Cohen. Plus, some of the meals are served on the patio of the hotel. If you would like to have just a drink before going out to eat, you can do it at the café of this short term accommodation in Paris.
Pro 🙂 : This hotel offers the services of a hotel and the coziness of an apartment.
Con 🙁 : It is close to transports but not to the very city center.
Another great plus of this hotel is the fitness area and the sauna. You can even book for a massage (on payment). This is the perfect accommodation for a couple, or for who is in business travel and just want to have a place where to relax at the end of the day.
Forest Hill hotel in Paris La Villette, arrondissement 19
The Forest Hill hotel in Paris is in arrondissement 19, in la Villette district. The closest metro station is Porte de la Villette. That means that you are very close to many venues usually of many music concerts. If you are coming to a concert in Paris, booking this place means staying at 11-minute walking distance from the Philarmonie de Paris. It is that close to the Zenith too! Another attraction close to this hotel in Paris arrondissement 19 is Parc de la Villette. It is a huge park in Paris, a place where people from all over the world held events.
From this location, you can easily take a walk along Canal de l’Ourcq. Or, if you are coming to Paris during Summer, you can even go to Paris plages, the artificial beaches Parisians go to. One of the best ways to live in Paris like a local!
Pro 🙂 : it is the perfect short term accommodation in Paris for people who like colorful rooms!
Con 🙁 : Maybe it is not the rigth place for those who need neutral color to relax.
The rooms of the Forest Hill hotel in Paris seem to pop out from a movie! The wooden floor is the more classic element since the colored tapestry and the lights really seems to come out from a set of some American movie.
Anyway, the rooms of Forest Hill come with a tv, a radio, a telephone, a minibar. A plus of the hotel is that it includes a restaurant, the Hippopotamus, and a café, the Hippo café. Also, you can make a reservation that includes the buffet breakfast.
Comete Hotel in Paris arrondissement 20
Who comes to Paris arrondissement 20 usually is someone who wants to stay in a quiet district of Paris without giving up staying closer to the center. The Comete Hotel in Paris is at just a few minutes away from the metro station Porte de Vincennes.
Also, it is close to some attractions of the city such as the monumental cemetery Pere Lachaise. Another landmark close to this short term rental accommodation in Paris arrondissement 20 is Place de la Nation, from where you can take even more metro lines.
The spaces of this hotel make you feel in a cozy place. Maybe it is due to the relaxing colors combined with the tartan textures. What is more appreciated anyway is that every room is very neat and bright.
In each one, you find a tv, a minibar, a locker, and a private bathroom with a courtesy set. You can choose to taste breakfast at the buffet or in your room.
If you are coming to Paris for a short time but for study, note down that this hotel includes meeting rooms and a hall with a library. The Comete really offers the chance to enjoy quietness even in a city like Paris!
Pro 🙂 : It has a library, which is perfect for those who are coming to Paris for a short time but to study.
Con 🙁 : It is not very close to the city center, even if it is close to a metro line 1 station.