- By Kevin
- On Aug 24, 2017
- Travel Tips
Paris has a timeless familiarity for visitors, with architectural icons, exquisite cuisine, chic boutiques and priceless artistic treasures. What about a affordable Paris trip? How to visit Paris on best budget?
Cheap Hotels in Paris
Accommodation is the biggest daily expense so it pays to be picky with your neighbourhood – rates do vary depending where you stay.
The Louvre, Eiffel Tower and Champs-Élysées areas are generally too pricey for smaller budgets, but there are exceptions.
Top tip: Paris hotels don’t usually include breakfast in their rates. Buffet-style hotel breakfasts (read: stuff yourself silly) can be good value. Otherwise, nip to the local boulangerie (bakery) for a croissant or pain au chocolat (chocolate-filled pastry).
Central but affordable Left Bank districts include the student-busy Latin Quarter.
At the Shakespeare and Company bookshop, bookworms can ask about stacking shelves in exchange for a free bed.
Hôtel Esmeralda is in a quiet street with prime Notre Dame views.
Boutique Hôtel Vic Eiffel in the 15e is an easy stroll from the Eiffel Tower.
On the fringe of the fashionable Le Marais district on the Right Bank there are a few choices.