Best Hotels in Paris, France

This is a list of the best hotels in Paris as recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All the hotel recommendations on the list have been referenced with customer reviews, and we only list hotels which have a review rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.
Paris is the capital and the most populous city in France. For the last 400 years, Paris has been a major center for finance, commerce, trade, science, music, fashion, painting, and economy of Europe. The city of Paris is a major rail, highway and air-transport hub served mainly by two international airports, Paris-Charles de Gaulle and the Paris-Orly. Paris Charles de Gaulle is the second busiest airport in all of Europe. Paris is also famous for its city subway system and is the second busiest metro system in Europe. The Paris’s Gare du Nord is one of the busiest railway stations in the world. All these show that Paris is a major transport hub.
The city is famous and renowned worldwide for its museums and architectural landmarks; it houses the Louvre which is arguably the most popular museum in the world. Two museums, the Musee d’Orsay and Musee de L’Orangerie, are noted for their collection of French Impressionist art.
Some of the most popular landmarks in the city are the world-famous Eiffel Tower, the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees and the Basilica of Sare-Coeur on the hill of Montmartre.
Paris is indeed a feast for the eye.
Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Paris, France.
If you like our list of design hotels in Paris, then you should also check out our selection of boutique hotels in London or luxury hotels in Berlin.


What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Paris?

Popular for art, fashion and high-end culture, Paris is the heart and soul of France. It is the most populous city in France and is the perfect amalgam of innovation and creativity. The city of Paris has some worth visiting landmark places. It is the hub of some of the world’s best shopping spots, fashion arcades and art centres and galleries.

Bastille is a top notch and affluent locality. Pastries and chocolate desserts are at the heart of this locality. One can enjoy cultural events in this beautiful neighbourhood. L' Opera Bastille is a significant attraction of Bastille.

Canal Saint Martin
This neighbourhood lies around the 200-year-old waterway called Canal Saint Martin. Fish and chips, tacos, burritos can be enjoyed in the most authentic manner, at canal Saint Martin. Great breweries and eateries line up the streets of this locality. The area of Canal Saint Martin is popular for its bistros and restaurants.

Haut Marais
This area is one of the oldest parts of Paris. Elegant 17th-century structures, art galleries and organic farms altogether form the area of Haut Marais.

This locality is somewhat unique to Paris. It is the centre of contemporary arts in the city of Paris. The locals of this area are known as ‘Montmartrois'. This hillside locality is full of shopping stops, quaint dining options like Le Miroir. Montmartre attracts a large number of tourists.

South Pigalle
South Pigalle makes for one of the liveliest and hipster localities of Paris. It is the hub of partying and has an eclectic mix of people.

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4.6 Hotel de Nell Paris

Hôtel de Nell, Paris

New York Times

“Hôtel de Nell offers travelers an ideal location away from congested tourist areas but close to major attractions, an eager-to-please staff and upscale finishes.­”

4.3 Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais Paris

Hôtel Caron de Beaumarchais, Paris


“For that traditional French feeling, book a room at this small, intimate, affordable, and totally romantic hotel, on a lively street in the historic and fashionable Marais.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Paris.

4.5 Le Citizen Hotel Paris

Le Citizen Hotel, Paris

Lonely Planet

“This alluring 12-room boutique hotel on the banks of Canal St-Martin was the first to bring iPads, filtered water and a warm minimalist design to this once-edgy part of town.”

4.8 Peninsula Hotel Paris

Hotel The Peninsula, Paris


“The Peninsula’s sculpted stone facade — covered in intricate bas-reliefs — was meticulously restored to its former neoclassical splendor. Inside are similarly restored marble, gilt work and 19th-century mosaics, which complement the hotel’s modern artwork and fixtures.”

4.2 Mama Shelter Paris

Hotel Mama Shelter, Paris


“Mama Shelter has a fun and funky interior designed by Philippe Starck. Don’t expect an ounce of classical Parisian charm—the hotel is an experiment in quirky postmodern countercultural cool.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Paris.

4.6 Hotel Le Meurice Paris

Hotel Le Meurice, Paris


“Paris’s first palace hotel continues to offer service, style, and views over the Tuileries and all of Paris in the jaw-dropping top-floor Belle Étoile Suite. A favorite of fashionistas and art buffs.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Paris.