Paris is one of the more frequented destinations in the world, thanks in part to the numerous world-renowned landmarks strewn all around the city. Their rich historical value adding to Paris’ reputation as a city of romance, as literature and film would often portray. Whether you are drawn to the peerless art repository that is the Louvre, the French Gothic beauty of the Notre-Dame, or one of the world’s most recognizable structure that is the Eiffel Tower, these are Paris’ iconic monuments, attracting millions of visitors around the year. With such a large volume of people flocking to the city, it is no wonder that parking is at a premium, both in space and price. If you ever find yourself driving to Paris for a vacation, perhaps one of your biggest wishes would be convenient and affordable parking. With that in mind, check out our list of wonderful hotels in and around Paris with free parking.
Surrounded by lush fields and sitting on Disneyland Paris Golf Course is the Radisson Blu Hotel Paris. It is not only near Disneyland, which is a 10-minute drive away, but also Val d'Europe RER Station and a few shopping centres. Guests can expect to be accommodated in contemporary rooms with unobstructed views of the property’s gorgeous surroundings. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee facilities, free Wi-Fi, and more. Guests will also have access to the hotel’s many amenities, such as two on-site restaurants and a bar, a wellness centre, swimming pools, and a sauna, amidst many others. As always, free parking is provided, too.
The Novotel is a four-star hotel situated in a charming location, near attractions like Disneyland Resort Paris and Val d'Europe Shopping Centre. It is a snazzy, modern place surrounded by a large, manicured lawn, where guests can engage in various outdoor activities, from swimming in the outdoor pool to playing table tennis. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature amenities like free Wi-Fi, a 48" flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, and more. The hotel is also equipped with an on-site restaurant, a bar, a children’s playground, game consoles, and of course, free parking.
Novotel Créteil is a multi-demographic hotel located between Paris and Disneyland, as well as near the tranquil Creteil Lake and its recreational park. The hotel is adequately equipped with the facilities for different occasions, be it a business or family trip, such as spacious conference rooms, cocktail functions, private meal services, and, for a splashing good time even a swimming pool. All rooms are modern and tastefully designed, and they each come with amenities like free Wi-Fi, an en-suite bathroom, a work desk, and more. Free parking is also available on the premises. Landmarks like Europarc, Henri Mondor Hospital, and Maisons Alfort’s Veterinary School are all a short drive away from the hotel.
Relive 19th-century Paris at the Saint James hotel, located 20 minutes’ away from Champs Elysées on foot. It is a modern hotel fitted into a traditional French building, private garden and all. Its interior is immaculately lined with thick red carpeting, beautifully carved furniture, and grand chandeliers. All suites are air-conditioned and come with amenities like a private bathroom, a minibar, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and more. Guests will also have access to the hotel’s spa facilities, library bar, and a fitness centre. Of course, free parking is available on the premises.
From its location, one might probably gather that the Kyriad Paris Ouest is better suited for business travellers; situated in the town of Colombes, it is about 9 km (5.5 miles) away from Paris and 7 km (4.3 miles) away from La Défense business district. However, the hotel also has family-friendly amenities such as a well-equipped games room. It is also a short walk away from a whole host of recreational facilities. Each room is air-conditioned and comes with a private bathroom, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and more. A breakfast buffet featuring a yoghurt machine can also be enjoyed each morning. Guests will also have access to free parking.
Campanile Paris is just 10 minutes’ away from the heart of Paris by Metro, rendering places like Stade de France, Parc de la Villette, and CDG Airport relatively accessible. Modern and minimalistic, each room comes with free Wi-Fi, a private bathroom, cable TV, and more. A breakfast buffet is also served daily. There are also several recreational facilities around the hotel, such as a TV lounge area and a billiard table which guests can use for a small fee. Private parking is also provided.
Being in close proximity to Disneyland Paris, it is perhaps inevitable that Explorers Hotel has caught some of its magic dust. With an incredible range of amenities, colourful themed rooms, and a diverse on-site culinary scene, this hotel is the epitome of family friendly. It features a 6D cinema, a large themed swimming pool, an adventure playground, various other play areas, and three restaurants — this place is rife with activity all year round. All guestrooms come with a cable TV, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, coffee and tea makers, and more. Guests will also enjoy a continental breakfast buffet each morning. Apart from Disneyland, Explorers Hotel is also near Val d'Europe RER Station and a shopping centre. Free parking is available on the premises.
Just 10 minutes’ away from Disneyland Paris is the Kyriad Hotel, a charming property situated in a lovely, idyllic village that features an on-site farm. Each room is air-conditioned and comes with free Wi-Fi, a TV, a private bathroom with a bathtub, and more. Guests will also have access to the aforementioned farm, where they can mingle with gentle, domesticated animals. The property also has amenities such as a Disney store, a merry-go-round, and a video games room. Buffet breakfasts and dinners are also served at the hotel’s on-site restaurant. There are also shuttle services to Disneyland, Marne-la-Vallée train station, and Disney Village. Free parking is available on the premises.
Disclaimer: This property is another good option to consider even though it doesn’t feature an on-site free parking space, but a free public parking area.
Just along the N20, on the southern edge of Paris, is the Campanile Paris Sud, a cosy and modern hotel near the French capital. Neon green seems to be its overarching theme, evidenced by little elements within the property, from pillowcases to wardrobes, done in a way that is not jarring at all. Guestrooms are equipped with modern amenities, such as free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, en-suite bathrooms, and more. A breakfast buffet is served each morning, and if you are in the mood for regional dishes, check out its on-site restaurant.
Just a 10-minute train ride from Paris is the urban and chic Hôtel balladins Gennevilliers. Flanked by two beautiful parks, the hotel is close to nature, whilst being in the heart of the Gare de Gennevilliers district. It offers modern and adequately furnished guest rooms, with amenities like free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, an en-suite bathroom, and more. For an additional fee, you can even help yourself to the hotel’s daily breakfast buffet. With free parking on its premises, you can now easily drive to attractions like the bustling Qwartz shopping centre, located just six minutes’ away.
Beating Paris' space constraints
With parking generally hard to come by in Paris, the knowledge that you can do so for free at your accommodation should go a long way in putting you at ease. Book your next stay at one of the aforementioned options and explore the City of Romance carefree.
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