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10 Best Neighborhoods In Paris, France To Book A Stay

Megan
Updated Mar 07, 2019

Paris can be overwhelming. If you’re planning a visit there, it’s hard to know where to stay, especially when it offers so many fantastic options. This article should help you choose the best options for you!

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1. Le Marais (from 242 USD)

Le Marais is quintessential Old Paris. Spread across the 3rd and 4th arrondissements, the winding streets lead through an area full of historical and architectural buildings. Many of the pre-revolutionary streets and buildings of Le Marais remain intact, allowing visitors to walk Paris as it was many, many years ago. Visitors will find the area full of bars, restaurants, hotels, shops of all kinds, both high and low end, art galleries and museums. It is also home to the most famous Jewish Quarter in Paris and much of Europe, which holds true to many of its traditions today. Le Marais exudes charm and character, making it a lovely place for all types of visitors to stay.

Hotel du Petit Moulin

Address: 29-31 rue de Poitou, 3rd arr., 75003 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 242 USD

Studio Paris Marais with terrace

Price: from 72 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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2. Quartier Latin (from 268 USD)

The Latin Quarter of Paris is one of the oldest areas in the city. During the Middle ages, scholars from all over the world were attracted to Sorbonne University. Here they learned and spoke Latin, leading to the areas name “Quartier Latin”. The Latin Quarter is part of the 5th arrondissement, along the left bank of the river Seine. It is bisected by two main streets, the Boulevard St. Michel and the Boulevard St. Germain. Branching out with these streets are hundreds of crooked, narrow streets, stone paved alleyways, and a few hidden squares. Cafes, restaurants, and bookshops line the streets giving this neighborhood a vibrant, artsy flair. Spending time here is such to be a highlight of any traveler’s visit to Paris.

Hotel La Lanterne

Address: 12 rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève, 5th arr., 75005 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 268 USD

Nice studio very close to Notre-Dame Cathedral

Price: from 85 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. St. Germain (from 269 USD)

St. Germain is part of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It’s the area where famed artists Monet and Renoir lived in a tiny apartment, where writers like Camus went to discuss philosophical concepts. It’s the area where jazz music regularly spilled out of restaurants and bars in the 50s. St. Germain still boasts a youthful energy, with streets full of university students, bookstores, design shops, churches, galleries and more. It is full of restaurants, tourists gift shops, and close to many museums.

Hotel La Lanterne

Address: 12 rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève, 5th arr., 75005 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 269 USD

Cosy Studio - St Germain des Prés

Price: from 123 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Ile Saint-Louis (from 268 USD)

Ile Saint-Louis is elegant and affluent. It has retained much of its character from the 17th-century, allowing visitors to step back in time. Here there are bakeries, markets, and cafes galore. It is a natural island in the Seine, connected by four bridges to the rest of Paris. Ile Saint-Louis is in the 4th arrondissement.

Hôtel De Lutece

Address: 65 Rue Saint Louis en l'Ile, 4th arr., 75004 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 268 USD

Nice and cozy room in Centre of Paris

Price: from 64 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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5. Montmartre (from 301 USD)

Montmartre can be an excellent place to stay, just be sure to do a little extra research to find the perfect spot for you and your family within the area. It is a place to get lost in winding, cobbled streets. With the Basilica of Sacre-Coeur at the top of the hill, it is hard to get completely lost for long. The area bustles with lively plazas, artisanal shops, and frequent foot traffic. It is located within the 18th arrondissement.

Maison Lepic Montmartre

Address: Pavillon A 54 Rue Lepic, 18th arr., 75018 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 301 USD

Double room with private bathroom

Price: from 64 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. 11th Arrondissement (from 215 USD)

The 11th arrondissement is the place to stay if you are a foodie. Here there are lively bars and gourmet restaurants. Boutique shopping also draws in a hip, diverse crowd, making the 11th a cosmopolitan, enjoyable place to stay.

La Maison Gobert

Address: 10 rue gobert, 11th arr., 75011 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 215 USD

Lovely room

Price: from 37 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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7. 7th Arrondissement (from 226 USD)

Located on the left bank for the River Seine, the 7th Arrondissement is home to many of the most famous sites in Paris. The Eiffel Tower, Musée d'Orsay, and Champs de Mars can be found here, among many other landmarks. There are vibrant cafes and tasty restaurants galore.

Hotel Le Petit Chomel

Address: 15 rue Chomel, 7th arr., 75007 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 226 USD

Flat close to Eiffel Tower

Price: from 80 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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8. South Pigalle (from 178 USD)

South Pigalle is a lively area that sits at the foot of Montmartre Hill. It is the former red light district of Paris. Today South Pigalle has a trendy, faintly risqué vibe. It is home to hip boutiques, classy cocktail bars and many bistros.

Hotel Sain-Louis Pigalle

Address: 6 rue Fromentin, 9th arr., 75009 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 178 USD

Cozy apartment Place Saint Georges

Price: from 74 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Champs Elyses (from 571 USD)

The Champs Elyses is located in the 8th arrondissement. It is known as the world’s most beautiful avenue, lined with shops and trees. Many of the shops today are either high end of typically tourist commercial spots. But it still remains a beautiful, lively area.

Splendide Royal Paris

Address: 18 Rue du Cirque, 8th arr., 75008 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 571 USD

Apartment Art

Price: from 97 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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10. 9th Arrondissement (from 202 USD)

The 9th arrondissement is a great base to stay. There are not so many tourists here and it is in between many of the major sights. The 9th arrondissement is located on the right bank.

Monsieur Cadet Hotel & Spa

Address: 4 rue Cadet, 9th arr., 75009 Paris, France (see map)

Price: from 202 USD

Nice Double Room in the Heart of Paris

Price: from 75 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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In the words of Audrey Hepburn...

… Paris is always a good idea. Take the time to determine what area is best for you on your visit to Paris and you are sure to love it!

This article was originally published on Sep 30, 2017

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