An artisan macaroon here, a touch of boutique shopping there, followed by an afternoon of museums and galleries…Suddenly, things can start to look pricey in Paris. And unfortunately, those looking for budget accommodation in the centre might find themselves too out of pocket to enjoy this beautiful city to its fullest. But with a bit of research, there are still cheap hotels in Paris that offer great value for money. You just need to know where to look.
Cheap Hotels in Paris
Here are four budget options to make your travel money work that little bit harder for you…
Best Cheap Hotel for Train Travel…Hotel Maubeuge
Ask the friendly staff at this cute hotel to map out walking tours of the charming crooked streets of the Canal Saint Martin neighborhood, an area full of quaint restaurants and curiosity shops. It is a quick ride on the metro or bus to the popular tourist sites and also ideal for those arriving by train at the Gare du Nord. There are private en suite rooms with safe deposit boxes, free Wi-Fi and a private car park is located close by.
The Best Cheap Hotel for Design Lovers…Hotel De Rocroy
Bold and beautiful, the Hotel De Rocroy demonstrates that boutique can be budget. Located in the historic Montmartre neighbourhood, guests are a short walk from Sacré Coeur, Opéra and the Marais and there is also a Velib cycle station just outside the hotel. Rooms are decorated with climbing orchids or blushing hydrangeas and all have en suite facilities, flat screen TVs and air-conditioning. A free breakfast is served in the hotel’s vaulted cellar and the large lounge and on site bar has Wi-Fi access.
The Best Cheap Hotel for Sights on your Doorstep…Hotel California Saint-Germain
A favourite area of artists from days gone by, the three star Hotel California Saint-Germain is also just a few minutes’ walk from Notre Dame, Cluny Abbey and the river Seine. For visitors short of time or restricted to a weekend break , this charming hotel is ideal for wandering from sight to sight and an evening stroll to La Sorbonne and the Pantheon is a must. Rooms are simple but softened with a pretty garden, big windows and natural stone touches. There is a lounge, an onsite bar and internet access.
The Best Cheap Hotel for Airport Access…Hotel Stars Paris Chilly-Mazarin
This nautical-themed hotel which is just a 10-minute drive from the airport, is also pet-friendly. It is ideal for those fleeting weekend breaks if you have an early morning or late night flight to catch. The hotel is within walking distance of the metro station and guests have easy access to the centre of Paris. All rooms are en suite and have cable TV, free Wi-Fi and parking facilities. After a busy day of sightseeing, guests can relax in the stylish lobby bar.
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