The 6 Best Budget Hotels in Paris

It is possible to stay in Paris and not pay the earth, but don't expect too much from your budget hotel. Even the best budget hotels in Paris don’t all have power showers, sound proofing, air conditioning and double glazing.

This is especially worth bearing in mind if you are visiting in high summer, when Paris can be stifling and the streets noisy, with the clatter of cafe tables outside and street cleaning in the early morning…

But our Gurus are here to help you make the best of any holiday, so they’ve carefully collated a list of the best budget hotels in Paris. The ones which are simple, friendly and family run. You’ll find many of their choices for the best budget hotels in Paris on the Rive Gauche in Saint Germain des Prés or the Latin Quarter.

Best Budget Hotels in Paris for under £100 per night

Hostellerie du Prieure

If you don’t particularly want to be right in the heart of things the Hostellerie du Prieuré might be perfect for you. This eight room hotel/ B&B is on the outskirts of Paris in pretty Saint-Prix, close to Montmorency forest, but it’s also right by the station from which you can catch a train which will get you to Paris in 15minutes. They have family rooms and suites too, and room start from around £100 per night.

Best Budget Hotels in Paris for under £200 per night

The Hotel Thérèse is a beautifully restored 18th century building an unbeatable five minutes from the Louvre. The rooms are small and eclectically styled, but achingly chic, and they’ll serve you an incredible breakfast in the vaulted restaurant or in bed. Your perfect Paris bolthole.

Hotel Therese

The Best Budget Hotels in Montmarte

The Grand Pigalle Hotel has 37 smart, modern rooms within a rather grand facade. The restaurant is superb and the location is excellent. And lively.

Grand Pigalle Hotel

The Hotel Arvor Saint-Georges is perfect for those who like a bright, but minimalist aesthetic, it’s fun, in a retro-modern way, and just down the hill from Montmartre, right by the restaurant-lined Rue des Martyrs and the Paris Opera House. There’s a little courtyard and they do a great organic breakfast. Rooms start from under £140 per night.

Best Budget Hotels in Saint Germain des Prés

On a quiet residential street right by the huge Bon Marche departments store, the 24 room Hotel Mayet is a chic, colourful, 3* hotel with 23 small, bright rooms with comfortable beds. Expect plenty of well-placed colour and user-friendly bathrooms. And you’re only a 15minute walk from the Musee D’Orsay.

Hotel Mayet

Best Budget Hotels in Paris for Families

Adele et Jules is an excellent family option in the 9th Arrondissement, or Grands Boulevards district. Smart yet homely, as well as family suites, this Haussmann property has a friendly atmosphere and complimentary afternoon tea every day. Rooms start from under £150 per night.

Adele et Jules

If you haven't found your idea of the best budgeet hotel in Paris on our list you could consult our Guru's list of recommendations for 10 Cheap & Charming Hotels in Paris? or consider the hotels on our list of 10 Hotels with Paris Character?

Or you could check out our full list of the best places to stay in Paris? or contact one of our friendly gurus for some advice.

Best Budget Hotels in Paris:

  • Hotel Thérèse Paris 40 rooms from £156

    Exclusive offer  -  Happy Sunday Rate
    Honeymoons  -  Enjoy your lazy breakfast in bed in a classically stylish Parisian suite, before heading out to explore the city of love.
    City Style  -  Chic interiors and glamourous salons, in an unbeatable central location, Molière and Stendhal are old neighbours!
    Great walks  -  Just five minutes from the fragrant Jardins du Palais Royal and the famed Jardins des Tuileries.
    Outstanding location
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Michelin Travel

    Wonderfully restored 18th-century building, smack bang in the centre of Paris. Small but achingly chic suites are decorated in the utmost style and attention to detail. Mouthwatering breakfast served in the vaulted restaurant or in bed. The Hotel Thérèse is a perfect bolthole for exploring the city. See More

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  • Hotel Mayet Paris 24 rooms from £152

    Value chic  -  A trendy spot, with sleek interiors, African art, commissioned graffiti and a very inviting price.
    Local exploring  -  Just steps away from the famous Boulevard des Invalides and connected by metro to the whole city.
    Great walks  -  There is no better way to spend a day in Paris than wandering her streets and soaking up the atmosphere.
    House party feel  -  Be prepared to meet people.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet, Frommers, Michelin Travel

    Chic and colourful 3* hotel located on a quiet residential street, a stones throw from the hustle and bustle of Boulevard des Invalides. Small yet comfortable, it boasts trendy rooms, plus its close proximity to Duroc metro makes it an excellent base for exploring town. Great value. See More

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  • Hostellerie du Prieuré Saint-Prix, Val d'Oise 8 rooms from £102

    Families  -  Family rooms and family suites are available.
    Spa  -  A few minutes walk away there's a spa and therapy centre.
    Great walks  -  Montmorency forest is perfect for hiking and walks.
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel, Sawdays

    A beautiful hotel/B&B on the outskirts of Paris in a charming village and surrounded by nature and forests. Boutique chic interiors include stunning rooms and suites with around the world themes, and a delightful restaurant. Family friendly, excellent value and 15 minutes on a train into Paris. See More

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  • Grand Pigalle Hotel Paris 37 rooms from £120

    Sights nearby  -  A short walk from the Sacré Coeur and Moulin Rouge with the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral also nearby
    Local markets  -  There are several flea markets to explore all just off the Rue des Rosier, Montmartre's main street
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll around to truly get to know this wonderful city and its beautiful architecture
    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel, CN Traveller

    Located in Montmartre, one of the liveliest neighbourhoods in Paris, Grand Pigalle Hotel features smart modern rooms and has a superb restaurant that's definitely worth a visit. Just a short walk from Paris' sights. An upmarket stay with Parisian chic rooms - ideal for a city break. See More

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  • Hotel Arvor Saint-Georges Paris 30 rooms from £134

    Value chic  -  This stylish and laid back hotel perfectly marries comfort, elegance, understated cool with affordability.
    Families  -  Families are advised to book the two-room ground-floor suite, that opens onto a leafy courtyard.
    Sights nearby  -  Just up the hill is the famous Montmartre, old haunt of artists and literary greats and now major tourist attraction.
    Local markets  -  Rue des Martyrs is just down the road, savour the delights of its famous food shops, stalls and many restaurants.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers

    Warm and colourful, this minimalist three star B&B offers a fun retro-modern style for great value. Mostly white rooms with a vivid colour, comfortable seating area and a little courtyard. Enjoy the organic breakfasts before heading out on the town. See More

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Written by Kat Parr Mackintosh

posted Tuesday, 12th November 2019