With 14 arrondissements and over 2000 hotels located in Paris, a great deal of effort can go into choosing the perfect one to suit your needs for your trip. Here is our recommendation for you on 3 places to stay in Paris.
1) L’Arc de Triomphe
The area around l’Arc de Triomphe is a popular place for tourists to stay in Paris. This is because it’s an easy commuter place. There’s easy access to taxis, buses, and the metro, which can take you too and from the airport, monuments and museums for a very low cost. Also, this area has several quality and verified hotels. Because there is a mix between international chain hotels, like Raddison and Best Western, and local hotels, you’ll get the best value for your money here. Finally, from the sidewalk of the Champs Elysées to the top of l’Arc de Triomphe, this area has one of the best views of the city of lights.
2) Louvre Museum/Le Marais
Staying near the Louvre or in Le Marais district it ideal if you would like to be in close proximity to a variety of monument, museums, and activities. To the east of the Louvre, you’re near to the Tulleries Garden, Musée d’Orsay, Concorde Square, the Champs Élysées, the Grand Palais, the Alexandre III Bridge, and if you are feeling adventurous and have walking shoes on, Les Invalids. To the west of the Louvre, you’re near to the Seine River, Pont Neuf, La Sainte Chapelle, Notre-Dame, le Centre Pompidou, l’Hôtel de Ville Paris, and Forum des Halles. If you’re looking for a very cultural place to stay, choose to stay in Le Marais district which is considered to be “old Paris.” If staying in Le Marais, you’ll be in close proximity to Place de Vosges, the Victor Hugo Museum, the Picasso Museum, several beautiful courtyards, the Cognac-jay Museum, Rue des Rosiers, the Cloître des Billettes, le Centre Pompidou, and Village St. Paul. These areas are also known for their top end hotels.
This chic area of Paris is know for its quality restaurants and former residents. Located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, Saint-Germain-de-Près is home to Michelin Star rated restaurants like Guy Savory and La Société. Its also home to famous cafés, like Café Flore, Café les Deux Magots, and Brasserie Lipp, where famous artist and writers used to spend their time. In addition, Saint-Germain-de-Près is the former home to Boris Vian, known as the uncrowned price of Saint-Germain-de-Près, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Ernest Hemmingway, André Breton, Pablo Picasso, and the final residence of Eugène Delacroix, who’s home is now a museum.
ParisByM can help you plan your trip and save on your hotel in Paris : we can book your tickets for the monument visits, spare you time waiting in line, help you find a hotel in your budget, and provide you a full itinerary of what to do in Paris for the length of your stay.