10 Best Hotels in the Latin Quarter, Paris

Home to the Sorbonne and the Panthéon, Paris’s Latin Quarter was traditionally where the intellectuals congregated. Still known for its student population, today’s Latin Quarter is a lively spot of narrow streets lined with cafes, bars and bistros, a number of excellent museums, a botanical garden and a great atmosphere. And if you opt to stay in one of our recommendations for the 10 best hotels in the Latin Quarter you’ll be very well placed to see all the main sights of Paris, and enjoy excellent local nourishment and entertainment of an evening.

Straddling the 5th and 6th Arrondissements our selection for the 10 best hotels in the Latin Quarter ranges from the cheerful and traditional to the elegant and beautiful.

The Best Hotels in the Latin Quarter for a Paris Weekend

Les Dames du Pantheon has a fantastic position overlooking the Panthéon. There are just 35 rooms, all chicly decorated in neutral colours, but with some some engaging artwork. This is the perfect hotel for a Paris weekend.

Les Dames du Pantheon

The name might sound gimmicky, but the Hotel le Petit Paris a ‘little Paris’ in the way its interiors reference many of the French eras. Expect colour as well as eclectic details. The location is superb, moments from the Garden de Luxembourg and a few stops on the Metro from all the main sights.

Hotel le Petit Paris

Best Boutique hotels in the Latin Quarter

For spectacular views and a designer interior one of the best hotels in the Latin Quarter has to be the Notre Dame Hotel. It’s got stunning views over one of Paris's most famous landmarks, coupled with retro-modern interiors by Christian Lacroix.

Notre Dame

The Villa d'Estrees is another modern boutique choice, with just ten, elegant bedrooms decorated in a French Empire style. This is also one of the best hotels in the Latin Quarter for families - especially for families who appreciate a little style.

Villa dEstrees

Best hotels in the Latin Quarter for traditional style

If you’re looking for something more traditional one of the best hotels in the Latin Quarter might be the Hotel d'Aubusson, a period feeling 17th century property arranged around a large courtyard. Smart and well run, this 50 room hotel is full of character, from the solid oak porte-cochere dating back to the 1600s to the Grand Salon.

Hotel dAubusson

Another more traditional choice is Relais Christine is an elegant hotel, not far from the banks of the Seine, with lovely gardens and an excellent buffet breakfast. There are 51 rooms and the decor varies from modern elegance to more traditional luxury.

Relais Christine

If you haven’t spotted one of the perfect 10 best hotels in the Latin Quarter on our list you could try expanding your search to include the 10 best hotels in Saint Germain des Prés? Or our recommendations for 10 hotels in Paris with Character? or one of our Paris Hip Hotels x13? Or you could expand your search to include all the best places to stay in Paris.

The 10 Best Hotels in the Latin Quarter

  • Les Dames du Pantheon Paris 35 rooms from £135

    Sights nearby  -  A stone's throw from the Panthéon.
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.

    Overlooking Paris's stunning Pantheon, Les Dames du Pantheon is a superb hotel. Chic rooms are stylishly decorated with sharp furnishings and engaging artwork. With a fabulous central location, it's a great spot for a weekend in the French capital. See More

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  • Hotel Le Petit Paris Paris 20 rooms from £204

    Sights nearby  -  250 yards from the Jardins de Luxembourg. In the Latin Quarter. A few stops on the metro from big tourist sites.
    Great walks  -  Explore the cobbled streets of Paris

    In what really does appear to be the perfect marriage of the old and the new, Le Petit Paris bases its interiors on a whistle-stop tour of the French eras. Reds, greens and whites of varying tones are the overriding scheme in the bedrooms, where trendy plastic chairs sit alongside opulent beds. See More

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  • Notre Dame Paris 26 rooms from £140

    City Style  -  A wonderfully chic hotel in central Paris, offering funky interiors and unbeatable views of the Seine and Notre Dame.
    Sights nearby  -  Having admired it from your room visit the Notre-Dame Cathedral for real.
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll along the banks of the Seine.
    Designer  -  Interiors by Christian Lacroix.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Spectacular views of Notre Dame from Christian Lacroix’s latest design hotel, in a 400 year old townhouse on the riverside. Rooms are decorated in retro-modern style, fantastical and fun. No restaurant, but a great position. See More

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  • Villa d'Estrees Paris 10 rooms from £279

    Families  -  Connecting rooms can accommodate up to 5, plus the hotel is walking distance from the city's highlights.
    Sights nearby  -  The Louvre and Notre Dame both within walking distance.
    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel

    Elegant boutique hotel in the heart of the Latin Quarter. Just 10 spacious bedrooms, intimate and calm, decorated in traditional style with a French empire twist. Well located, would suit families. See More

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  • Relais Christine Paris 48 rooms from £312

    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Small Luxury Hotels, Fodors, Michelin Travel

    Nestled on the Left Bank in a peaceful area not far from the banks of the Seine, the small luxury five-star Relais Christine is a relaxing retreat that gives guests a true taste of classical French style and romance. Lovely gardens and excellent buffet breakfasts. Perfect for a romantic break. See More

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  • Hotel d'Aubusson Paris 49 rooms from £321

    Writing a novel  -  Café Laurent has been the gathering place for literary giants (Sartre, de Beauvoir, and Camus) since the eighteenth century.
    Total relaxation  -  Shed the stress of the Paris streets with a massage in the comfort of your plush room, or read a book in the leafy courtyard.
    Local exploring  -  The heart of cultural Paris, surrounded by famous cafes frequented by all the greats, museums and show stopping shopping!
    Sights nearby  -  A scenic ten minute walk towards the river brings you to Notre Dame Cathedral, a Paris must see!
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Michelin Travel, Fodors, Great Small Hotels

    17th-Century honey-stone townhouse turned luxury hotel. Ideally situated on the Left Bank of the Seine, this period-style hotel is smart and well run. Comfortable rooms are decked with quality furnishings and exposed beams. Enjoy a drink at the Piano Bar or on the quiet patio. See More

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Written by Sarah Empson

posted Tuesday, 12th November 2019