“What if we went to Paris? No, it’s too expensive …” Not anymore! Sleeping in a Paris hotel without emptying out your bank account or eating pastas for a month is now possible. There are many hotels with small prices that are worth the journey. We have selected the budget hotels with the best quality price ratio just for you so that you can go back home and still have some money in your wallet.
1) Modern Hôtel Montmartre ** – the cheapest
Area : Montmartre – Pigalle
3, rue Forest, 75018 PARIS
For a budget hotel, the Modern Hôtel is very well-placed. It is at the heart of Montmartre’s lively mood, next to the Moulin Rouge, where you can be immersed in the life of the Paris of yore for as long as you stay. Thanks to Place de Clichy station (on lines 2 and 13), you can very quickly be in the Champs-Elysées, Saint Lazare station, or even the Père Lachaise Cemetery.
The hotel has 37 rooms, with a simple yet warm decor quite opposed to the cold rooms of some hotels. Four different types of rooms are available, depending on whether you travel alone or with your family. Every room is equipped with a TV, free Wi-Fi, a desk, and a bathroom (with a shower or a bathtub). You will hence have whatever you need to rest after your visits or your meetings.
The staff is always available and will book shows, restaurants, or taxis for you if you ask. A bar is opened all day long. It is a budget hotel, yet everything you need is there!
Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, the Modern Hôtel proposes a continental breakfast every morning and, of course, national and international newspapers so that you will not miss anything, even from the other side of the world.
What we like: The ideal situation to move around in Paris
What we love: The comfort and the calm in an animated neighborhood
Price range: From 37€ a night in low season and 63€ in high season
2) Hôtel Jarry Confort * – the calm after the storm
Area : Gare du Nord – gare de l’Est
4, rue Jarry, 75010 PARIS
The Jarry hotel counts 37 rooms in a lively district near Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est. After a 5-minute walk, you can go to the Canal Saint Martin, which is very nice in summer with the pubs on each side of the canal. If you want to go further, go to Château d’eau station on line 4 to go to Chatelêt, or in the Latin Quarter or to Montparnasse.
The geographic location of the hotel is obviously ideal if you want to visit the French Capital, but the small prices will make your journey unforgettable. At night, you can enjoy the calm of the rooms, which are for the most part spacious and nicely ornamented, and of course fully equipped with a television, a phone, free Wi-Fi, and a bathroom with a shower and toilets.
Though it is a budget hotel, you will absolutely not be left on your own. The reception is open all night and the multilingual staff is ready to comply to your requests. A private bar is open within the hotel to serve anytime.
What we like: The animated and dynamic neighborhood
What we love: The fully equipped hotel for such a small price
Price range: From 39€ a night in low season and 59€ in high season
3) Hôtel de Cabourg ** – a sunbath
Area : Palais des Congrès – Batignolles
5, rue du Mont-Dore, 75017 PARIS
The Cabourg was founded in 1978 and its age gives it a true and authentic charm, with a pinch of modernity. The rooms were renovated a few years ago in such a way as to bring you comfort and as to make sure you lack nothing. They contain a private bathroom (shower or bathtub), a desk, a wardrobe, and a television. Most of them are spacious and you could (almost) feel as if you were in a five-star hotel. You can even have a a room with four sleeping spots to come to Paris with the whole family.
But there is more to see than just your room in this hotel! A terrace with a garden and many seats allows you to enjoy Paris’s sun (or rain, depending on the weather), a small living room with furnished sofas occupies the space near the reception, and newspapers are at your disposal. Finally, you can have your breakfast in a stone-vaulted room to give your day a fresh start.
After your breakfast, go on a digestive walk around the hotel. After 15 minutes, you may arrive to Pigalle, a lively place full of cabarets and pubs. Do not hesitate to come back at night. You can also go very easily and directly to many Parisian places such as the Champs-Elysées, the Père-Lachaise Cemetery, or the place de la Nation if you take the metro in Rome station (line 2).
What we like: To be away from the touristic agitation
What we love: The terrace where one can enjoy the sun
Price range: From 39€ per night in low season to 99€ in high season
4) Hipotel Paris Belgrand Mairie du 20e *** – small but comfortable
Area : Belleville – Ménilmontant
60, rue Belgrand, 75020 PARIS
The Hipotel Paris Belgrand Mairie du 20e is in the North-East of Paris, just 5 minutes away from the Père-Lachaise Cemetery where you can walk between the graves of the most famous stars, such as Edith Piaf or Henri Salvador. Half a mile away from the hotel is the Gambetta’s quarter and its numerous restaurants, pubs, and cinemas to fill your evenings after your long walks in the city.
This part of the city is a little bit away from downtown, but it is really delightful and not often visited by tourists. It is exactly what you need! Its situation is also the reason for such small prices and it is the occasion to discover a not-so-famous area of Paris. Among the 27 rooms, prefer those of the upper floors, with a better view and away from the car traffic.
The rooms are not sophisticated but are comfortable, with everything you need to relax after a long day of tourism. They are soundproof and include a bathroom (shower or bathtub), a phone, and a television.
Before you go to visit the city, do not forget to enjoy the generous breakfast, served every morning in the dining room by a very attentive and 24h/7 available staff.
What we like: The rooms’ comfort
What we love: To live in a three-star hotel for this price
Price range: From 40€ per night in low season and 102€ in high season
5) Hôtel de l’Europe – feels like home
Area : Palais des Congrès – Batignolles
67, rue des Moines, 75017 PARIS
Parks, squares, trees in Paris! This is where the Europe Hotel is set and will welcome you during your stay in Paris. You will enjoy this rare environment and discover a neighborhood far less known than others but nevertheless pleasurable. The nearest metro station is Brochant (line 13) and will take you to the main axes of the city: Montparnasse, the Champs-Elysées but also Saint Lazare station and the numerous shops around it.
This small family hotel is located in a very Parisian building, and its warm decoration will help you feel at home. Moreover, this little family is multi-lingual: English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese, Turkish, Persian; this point is rare enough in a budget hotel to be noted. The staff is really available and puts a large panel of services at your disposal, such as free Wi-Fi, a car park, baggage lockers, and daily newspapers.
But I expect you are more interested in the rooms. Small budget but great choice, you have 8 different types of rooms or a loft. The rooms can welcome from one to three people and are fully equipped so that you have everything you need. They all include a bathroom with a hair dryer, a shower, and a WC, and some of them even have a balcony (ask for one of those!).
The loft, on the other hand, works like an apartment hotel. It is a duplex with a living space, a dining space, a kitchen, a bathroom, and a sofa beside the bed.
If you can’t bear to stay in your room (except for those who choose the loft, maybe), the hotel does have a living room in which you can work, read, or take the morning’s newspapers. Speaking of morning, a full breakfast made out of fresh products is served every day in a bright dining room to begin your day the best way possible!
What we like: To have parks nearby to discover a new Paris
What we love: The hotel proposing so many services
Price range: From 41€ in low season to 59€ in high season
6) Royal Wagram ** – Almost a palace
Area : Palais des Congrès – Batignolles
25, Boulevard Pereire – 3 Cité de Pusy, 75017 PARIS
The Royal Wagram, such a sweet name … the price is sweet too. In the heart of the 17th district you can stay in a comfortable hotel for a reasonable price. Away from the touristic places, you can relax in calm or have fun in this animated neighborhood and its restaurants and pubs. Wagram station (line 3) is five minutes away and connects directly to Saint-Lazare station, the Paris Bourse, or the Place de la République (and not far from it, the Canal Saint Martin).
The hotel may not look like it, especially considering its prices, but it will amaze you. It was recently renovated and is entirely equipped to satisfy you whether you are here to visit Paris for pleasure or on a business trip. Every common area and every room is connected to the free Wi-Fi, so that you won’t miss anything even far from home. You can have a room for one, two, or three and share it with your friends or family. All the rooms are furnished with a king-size bed, a TV, air conditioning, a wardrobe, and, obviously, a private bathroom with a shower, WC, and free soap and shampoo samples.
On the same line of prices, the hotel proposes a full breakfast every morning to give you strength for the day. You can relish in some fresh viennoiseries, juices, eggs, or hot drinks, which is quite rare in a budget hotel.
What we like: The street-level rooms and their view on the backyard
What we love: The calm in this dead-end street
Price range: From 41€ per night in low season and 93€ in high season
7) Prince Albert Opéra ** – Better than in Monaco
Area : Opéra – Hausmann
89, Rue de Provence, 75009 PARIS
A royal name for a budget hotel; how does that sound? The location is not bad either; very close to the main axes of the city, ideal to go shopping (Les Grands Magasins), to the museums (Grévin Museum), or to taste French specialties among one of the numerous restaurants and pubs. In case you want to go further, Havre-Caumartin station (lines 3 and 9) is direct for almost every important place of the city such as the Trocadéro, the Place de la République, the Père-lachaise Cemetery, the Avenue Montaigne …
After such a journey, we all deserve some rest. You can relax in one of the 31 rooms, which can welcome from one to three persons. The decor is sober, yet welcoming. Every room includes a private bathroom, TV, and free Wi-Fi.
In the morning, you may also enjoy the continental breakfast in the dining room. All tastes shall be satisfied, between the viennoiseries and the hot drinks.
On a business trip? We also think of you. We found a business center in the hotel where you can work, connect to the Internet, or print and fax at will.
What we like: The rooms and their space
What we love: The neighborhood, which is ideal and full of restaurants and pubs
Price range: From 42€ [er night in low season and 75€ in high season
8) Paris Legendre ** – A family hotel
Area : Palais des Congrès – Batignolles
149, rue Legendre, 75017 PARIS
The Paris Legendre hotel has known several generations of hoteliers and consents to every effort to make your stay as delightful as possible.
In a very Parisian-style building, the hotel comprises 32 rooms of four different categories to welcome from one to four persons in the same room. Most of them are bright and show a sober but warm decor to please most of you. They all include a television, a safe, a wardrobe, and free Wi-Fi. You shall also enjoy a private bathroom with a shower or a bathtub and separated toilets.
The Paris Legendre is open 24h/7 and offers many services such as baggage lockers, a car park, baby beds and a lift. A self-serve continental breakfast awaits you every morning with fresh products (viennoiseries, fruits, ham, cheese …) and juices.
You are now ready to discover Paris. Lucky for you, the hotel is particularly well-located. You can find Montmartre’s Cemetery nearby and its historic district. In the neighborhood, La Fourche station (line 13) enables you to cross Paris from North to South and thus go to Saint-Lazare district and the Grands Magasins, to the Champs-Elysées but also to Montrouge, a very nice place in the South of Paris.
What we like: The authentic and popular neighborhood
What we love: The room’s cleanness and comfort
Price range: From 44€ per night in low season and 89€ in high season
9) the Element Hotel *** – A luxury we can afford
Area : gare du Nord – gare de l’Est
3, rue d’Aix, 75010 PARIS
How can a three-star hotel be a budget hotel? The Element Hotel can. It was renovated and promises luxury with small prices. The modern design will make you feel at home in Paris. The staff speaks three languages and is always available for you, during all your stay. You will even be treated like a king, as they can bring your breakfast to your room on a simple request. Baggage and concierge services are also at your disposal.
Despite the great number of rooms (41), each of them displays a unique decor and small, comfy rugs for a very personal stay. You can choose to have a room for one, two, four, or even a suite … see how luxurious it is! Every room includes a television, Wi-Fi, and a bathroom with a walk-in shower. The suite is much bigger and includes an elegant bathtub under a window to enjoy the sun in your very room.
If you want to see the City of Lights, you will have to leave your cosy room. You can easily walk around in the area to admire the numerous must-see places of the neighborhood. Two minutes away you can walk along the Canal Saint-Martin, and five minutes away you will find the Place de la République and the Belleville district with many Asian shops that will take you to the other side of the world in a blink.
What we like: The quality of this cheap and fancy hotel
What we love: The area, ideal to begin your exploration of Paris
Price range: From 44€ per night in low season and 149€ in high season
10) Hôtel de la Mare – the authentic charm
Area: Belleville – Ménilmontant
20, rue de la Mare, 75020 PARIS
Ménilmontant, an old and small village incorporated to Paris in 1860, managed to keep its magic of yore with its not-so-visited and authentic paths, the restaurants and pubs generations old, and buildings that testify to past times. You will feel so comfortable you will not want to leave Paris afterwards. Right next to the hotel is the Rue Oberkampf, a very animated street at night: do not miss the opportunity to go have a drink there!
Even Ménilmontant station (line 2) is perfect to go to the main places of Paris, such as the Champs-Elysées, the district of Montmartre and Pigalle.
Did I convince you of how nice the neighborhood is? Let’s talk about the Hôtel de la Mare, then. You may choose whatever suits you, from studios to suites. The studios are the cheapest, but they are still comfortable. They are furnished with everything you need: bed, sofa, bathroom, living room, and kitchen. The suites are larger and comprise a living room. This hotel enables you to enjoy the services of a standard hotel while you still have a home’s comfort. You can even ask the staff to bring the breakfast to your room and enjoy the daily cleaning service.
What we like: The numerous restaurants and pubs nearby
What we love: The independence provided by the studios and the suites
Price range: From 45€ a night in low season and 85€ in high season
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