Paris has a reputation for being one of the most expensive cities, but it has a great selection of affordable accomodation, and most of them are in walking distance of top sightseeing destinations. There are boutique boltholes to budget hotels. Paris is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities worldwide, and there are plenty of activities you can do to fill your holiday without spending money. Without any further ado, here is our list of the best budget hotels in Paris.
Mama Shelter has offered budget accommodation since it opened in 2009. Since then, it has expanded and gained worldwide fans for its affordability and style. This hotel was designed by a top French designer and all 172 bedrooms share the same positive vibe. The rooms are cosy, featuring grey and black décor. There is also a laidback restaurant, offering dishes by Guy Savoy, the Michelin-star chef.
Price: Doubles from €79 (£71) per night
Budget Hotels in Paris
The Hoxton Paris was opened in 2017, following in the footsteps of its London success. Since, it has become a favorite hotel for many, not least for the opportunity to savour cocktails in its restaurant dining area or bar. The friendly staff offer a personal touch to your stay. All areas are decorated in velvets and cozy florals, and the full-height windows offer beautiful views. The rooms are designed thoughtfully with herringbone fabrics, leather headboards, and parquet floors.
Price: Doubles from €169 (£152) including room service of free light breakfast
Porte de Versailles Hotels
Porte de Versailles Hotels are a chain of four-star hotels emerging across France. It offers cool rooms, balanced with large centrals and there is no hidden extras. The room tariff includes breakfast, snacks, international phone calls, Wi-Fi, on-demand television, parking and fitness suite access. It is just a half-hour ride by train from the Eiffel Tower, and it is situated conveniently close to the Gare du Nord Eurostar terminal.
Price: Doubles from €113 (£102)
The pricing policy of this eco-friendly hotel is nothing but transparent. There are no sudden surprises with the price, and everything is included. The biggest advantage is that the price stays the same throughout the year. They offer generous organic breakfasts, Wi-Fi, and bicycles for exploring the city. The rooms feature white walls, with a splash of color offered by the blue curtains. There is balcony featuring a leafy courtyard garden. This hotel features solar panels, and ecological initiatives including waste recycling and energy-saving lightbulbs.
Price- Doubles from €89 (£80) including breakfast
Hotel Jeanne d’Arc
This three-star gem of a hotel is in one of the hippest areas of the city and has been refurbished recently. Its rooms have received a facelift, incorporating elegant décor featuring neutral tones and muted splashes of color. There are tea and coffee making conveniences in the rooms, free Wi-Fi, and varied breakfast options. Enjoy the trendy bars and restaurants nearby for dinner and aperitifs.
Price: Doubles from €59 (£53), room only. Breakfast for an additional €8.
Hotel Port Royal
This hotel has been owned by the same family for four generations and it is the perfect bolthole for a comfortable holiday. It is located near Sorbonne, just a stroll from the Jardin des Plantes, with simple décor, and comfortable rooms. The toilets and showers are shared, but everything is clean and neat, carefully tended by the friendly staff.
Price: Doubles from €68, room only. Breakfast for an additional €8.