Comfortable and affordable Paris hotels are not as hard to find as you might think. They are located in almost every neighborhood and arrondissement of a city with a reputation for being expensive. Here we review the best hotels that deliver good, basic accommodation — sometimes with a few extra touches — to help keep your travel budget in control.
You don't have to sacrifice location — most of the budget hotels we recommend are located in the centers of Paris tourist action. Here you'll find our reviews of selected affordable hotels in the City of Lights, including three chains that specialize in budget rates.
You can find affordable hotels in the center of the city.
The Ibis Hotel group, although not well known in North America, certainly delivers value and comfort.
Ibis Hotels Paris are known for their basic, clean rooms along with some not-so-basic touches like air conditioning and free internet. They tend to be located a bit away from the very center of Paris, but as long as you're near a Metro station it's easy to get anywhere.
It's not a chain, but a group of independently-owned hotels.
As you'd expect from the label, Best Western Hotels in Paris deliver quality, clean, and comfortable hotels. And, yes, you can even find charming hotels in the group.
Since they are individually owned, each hotel has its own unique offerings and Paris personality. We've discovered that you don't need to be afraid of the Best Western label — you still get the complete Paris experience.
Paris may be home to the Ritz but it also has many decent budget hotels that are charming, quaint, and close to Paris landmarks and attractions.
Our picks of budget hotels are found in the most important neighborhoods of central Paris — the arrondissements that have the museums and monuments you want to see. They have some nice amenities, and are clean and comofrtable. Ready to save some serious Euros?
Although not as well known as other hotel groups (like Best Western), Les Hotels de Paris are distinctly Parisian 3-star hotels, with superior standards for hotels in the affordable category.
They are found throughout the city in very convenient locations and are usually excellent value for the quality they provide.
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