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Paris is very popular with tourists and backpackers and cheap rooms go quickly. This section will help the savvy budget traveller get a really good deal when they visit the capital of France, by booking online before they travel.

There's plenty of budget accommodation available in and around Paris -- if you book early -- and some of these prices may only be available online.

The first thing to consider is whereabouts in Paris you'd like to stay. To help you navigate the Rues and arrondissements, we've also provided map references and links to colourful, interactive street maps. All Paris maps will open in a new window.

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Navigating around Paris is generally easier when you know which arrondissement you're staying in, or heading for.

The 20 arrondissements work their way out, clockwise, from the centre of Paris and we've included a little summary about each arrondissement to help you plan your stay in Paris.
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Budget Accommodation in Paris, sorted by arrondissement:
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Cheap Hotels in the 1�re Arrondissement of Paris

1�re Arrondissement
The geographical centre of Paris is located on the right bank (Rive Droite). Popular with tourists visiting The Louvre, Les Halles, Palais Royal and Tuilleries Gardens. Hotels here tend to be a little bit more expensive.

Hotel Louvre Richelieu -- (Private rooms from €27.25)
51 Rue de Richelieu (map)
Right in the heart of Paris (5 minutes walking distance from the Louvre), Hotel Louvre Richelieu is certainly one of the best value hotels in this prestigious area of Paris.Right in the heart of Paris (5 minutes walking distance from the Louvre), Hotel Louvre Richelieu is certainly one of the best value hotels in this prestigious area of Paris. The hotel has 14 rooms, 12 of which have private bathrooms (WC and shower).

Hotel Louvre Saint Honor� -- (Private rooms from €65)
141 Rue Saint Honor� (map)
The Hotel Louvre Saint-Honor� is located between the main entrance to the Louvre Museum and the Palais Royal, close to Mus�e d'Orsay and Notre-Dame Cathedral, on one of the most famous streets of Paris.

Cheap Hotels in the 2�me Arrondissement of Paris

2�me Arrondissement
Also on the Rive Droite, the 2�me arrondissement is primarily a business district, housing the Paris Stock Exchange (Bourse) and National Library (Biblioth�que Nationale).

Ascot Opera -- (Private rooms from €80)
2 Rue Monsigny (map)
Tucked away on a quiet street in the heart of Paris and just a stone's throw away from the Louvre, Paris’ financial trade centre, tourist attractions and shops, this charming 3 star hotel has 36 rooms in total.

Cheap Hotels in the 3�me Arrondissement of Paris

3�me Arrondissement
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in Paris, the Marais was once a swamp but is now a trendy art district -- with many 17th century houses formerly occupied by the noblest families of Paris.

Cheap Hotels in the 4�me Arrondissement of Paris

4�me Arrondissement
Also a part of the Marais, the Medieval heart of Paris (�le St. Louis and �le de la Cit�) attracts tourists visiting the Notre Dame and St. Chapelle. The more modern Centre Georges-Pompidou houses the National Museum of Modern Art. There's also a Jewish quarter here (around rue des Rosiers) and many great restaurants, trendy bars and shops.

Cheap Hotels in the 5�me Arrondissement of Paris

5�me Arrondissement
Over on the left bank (Rive Gauche) the 5�me arrondissement is better known as the Latin Quarter -- home of the Sorbonne (where Latin was the language of instruction right up to the French Revolution) and centre of the city's intellectual life -- with all the necessary bookshops, student bars, bohemian caf�s and international restaurants dotted around its winding streets.

Hotel des Nations Saint Germain -- (From €80 per person)
54 Rue Monge (map)
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This exceptional location offers you the best of Paris: Rue Mouffetard and its numerous restaurants, Boulevard Saint Germain with its boutiques and sidewalk caf�s as well as the Ile de la Cit� that was so dear to Quasimodo and Esmeralda.

Hotel de France Quartier Latin -- (Private rooms from €40)
108 rue Monge (map)
Located half-way between the Mouffetard district and Place de la Contrescarpe, this two-star hotel is also near the Panth�on, Notre Dame and St-Germain-des Pr�s and surrounded by restaurants, bistros and plenty of good surprises.

La Tour Notre Dame -- (Private rooms from €82)
20 Rue du Sommerard (map)
On the site of the former Hotel de Cluny, 'La Tour Notre Dame' hotel has been completely restored and is at the corner of Boulevard Saint-Germain and Rue Saint-Jacques. The perfect location in the heart of the Latin Quarter.

Cheap Hotels in the 6�me Arrondissement of Paris

6�me Arrondissement
Also on the Rive Gauche, this is where Ernest Hemingway used to hangout (Les Deux Magots). Take a stroll along the famous Boulevard St Germain, hunt down the former homes of famous writers on rue Jacob, relax in the Luxembourg gardens or peruse the area's upscale boutiques, art galleries and restaurants; depending on your taste for shopping, art or food.

Hotel des Ecoles -- (Private rooms from €40)
19 Rue Monsieur le Prince (map)
Hotel des Ecoles -- Private rooms in Paris from 40 euros. Hotel des Ecoles -- A charming little Parisian hotel, close to the Jardin du Luxembourg and Boulevard St Michel. Hotel des Ecoles -- Free breakfast if you book your room online.
A charming little Parisian hotel, close to the Jardin du Luxembourg and Boulevard St Michel. All rooms have private shower, toilet, mini-bar and television. There's also Internet access, a whirlpool and free breakfast if you book online.

Cheap Hotels in the 7�me Arrondissement of Paris

7�me Arrondissement
The Eiffel tower acts like a magnet, attracting tourists in their thousands. Napoleon's mortal remains -- along with his brothers (Joseph and Jerome), The Emperor's son (King of Rome and Duke of Reichstadt), Marshals Turenne and Foch, and Generals Duroc and Bertrand -- can be found in �glise St-Louis des Invalides. The Mus�e d'Orsay is also located in this arrondissement, on the left bank of the River Seine.

Eiffel Rive Gauche -- (Private rooms from €96)
6 Rue du Gros Caillou (map)
Two-star hotel located on a charming pedestrian street, right in the heart of Paris, within 5 minutes walking distance of the Eiffel Tower and Invalides.

Hotel Jardins Eiffel -- (Private rooms from €52)
8 Rue Amelie (map)
Located in the residential quarter of Invalides, just a few steps from the Eiffel Tower, Les Jardins d'Eiffel offers the calm of gardens right in the heart of the city center. The hotel has 80 rooms with balconies or terraces, including 60 rooms which overlook the inner garden together with a view of the Eiffel Tower.

Cheap Hotels in the 8�me Arrondissement of Paris

8�me Arrondissement
Paris' famous street, The Champs-�lys�e, stretches along this right bank arrondissement -- from Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. Come here for all that is elegant in the world of fashion and food -- luxury shops, expensive caf�s and elegant hotels abound; if your credit is good.

Hotel Berne Opera -- (Private rooms from €55)
37 Rue de Berne (map)
You can reach all the excitement of Boulevard Haussman and Place de la Madeleine quickly via the Rue de Rome. Alternatively, the Boulevard des Batignolles leads to the famous Place de Clichy's numerous brasseries, restaurants and cabarets -- including the renowned Moulin Rouge.

Cheap Hotels in the 9�me Arrondissement of Paris

9�me Arrondissement
The Op�ra Garnier is the elegant focal point of this arrondissement, although the Moulin Rouge and half-naked women do attract night owls north, to the fading Red Light district of Pigalle. The Galeries Lafayette will appeal to shoppers.

Avenir Hotel -- (Private rooms from €19)
39 Boulevard Rochechouart (map)
Hotel Avenir -- A cheap place to stay in Paris. Avenir Hotel -- Close to the Sacre-Coeur. Avenir Hotel -- on the Boulevard Rochechouart, Paris. Avenir Hotel -- Bright rooms in Paris, at very low prices.
Located near the Sacr�-Coeur, and close to theatres and cabarets, the Avenir Hotel has 42 double, triple and quad rooms available -- at very reasonable prices.

Hotel Place d'Anvers -- (Private rooms from €43)
6 Place d'Anvers (map)
Rooms at the Anvers are quiet, bright and comfortable. There's also a peaceful leafy garden and room service.

Le Regent -- (Private rooms from €20)
37 Boulevard Rochechouart (map)
Located at the bottom of La butte Montmartre and the Sacr� Coeur, just a few minutes walk from the famous Moulin Rouge, Le R�gent welcomes you into its friendly atmosphere in this lively district somewhat different from the rest of Paris and preserved by time.

Cheap Hotels in the 10�me Arrondissement of Paris

10�me Arrondissement
Many travellers will arrive here by train -- through the Gare de l'Est and Gare du Nord. The area can look a little shabby, but if you keep your wits about you there's no need to be paranoid and it's relatively safe.

Hotel de l'Europe -- (Private rooms from €38.50)
98 Boulevard de Magenta (map)
Located 200 metres from the Gare du Nord, on the corner of Rue La Fayette, this 2-star hoel has a direct dial telephone and television in all rooms. Free breakfast for all online bookings.

Hotel Maubeuge -- (Private rooms from €37)
79 Rue de Maubeuge (map)
2 star hotel, with all rooms refurbished and modernised. 200 meters from Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est, and 10 minutes from the Opera House.

Peace & Love Hostel -- (Mixed dorms €20; Privates €24)
245 Rue La Fayette (map)
A pub on the premises, open till 2am, specialises in cheap beer and cocktails. There's also a television available with international channels; Internet access; and fax facilities. Close to Jaur�s metro station and Boulevard de la Villette.

Cheap Hotels in the 11�me Arrondissement of Paris

11�me Arrondissement
Primarily a residential district, the Op�ra de Paris-Bastille and a few good restaurants do liven the area up a little.

Au Grand Hotel Fran�ais -- (Private rooms from €80)
223 Boulevard Voltaire (map)
A historical building, the hotel offers a harmony of comfort and attractive surroundings with 40 individually appointed guestrooms providing a cosy atmosphere.

Hotel Bel Air Beaubourg -- (Private rooms from €50)
5-7 Rue Rampon (map)
Hotel Bel Air Beaubourg, Paris Hotel Bel Air Beaubourg, Paris -- Comfortable rooms at cheap prices.
The Hotel Bel Air Beaubourg is a hotel of classic charm with a spacious and comfortable lobby, a winter garden and an attractive bar. Ideally located on a quiet street close to restaurants, business areas and the Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est train stations.

Hotel Richard -- (Private rooms from €22)
35 Rue Richard Lenoir (map)
Simple hotel with showers on the floor, located in the centre of Paris' 11th arrondissement -- close to Place de la Republic.

Cheap Hotels in the 12�me Arrondissement of Paris

12�me Arrondissement
The Bercy area has been redeveloped as part of an ambitious town-planning project for the eastern part of the capital. Gare de Lyon is located at Boulevard Diderot, if you're travelling south. To the east is Bois de Vincennes -- a large wooded park, with zoo and artificial lake.

Cheap Hotels in the 13�me Arrondissement of Paris

13�me Arrondissement
Chinatown Paris is located here, as are Gare de Austerlitz and the Biblioth�que National de France.

Cheap Hotels in the 14�me Arrondissement of Paris

14�me Arrondissement
Montparnasse is the area for you if you're into the lives of literati and the Paris history behind famous American ex-pats on a culture trip. There's a lively caf� and restaurant scene around the Blvd. Montparnasse, and the Cit� Universitaire (Blvd. Jourdan) may have rooms from July to September.

Hotel Beaunier -- (Private rooms from €34.50)
31 Rue Beaunier (map)
The H�tel Beaunier is located on a quiet, typical street but just a few steps away you will find all kinds of entertainment in Montparnasse and Saint Germain des Pr�s. If you come for business, there is also direct access to the exhibitions center.

Cheap Hotels in the 15�me Arrondissement of Paris

15�me Arrondissement
Bordering the Seine, on the backend of the 6th and 7th arrondissements, this quiet residential district was once the home of Chagall, Leger and Mogdliani. It's also the site of the Paris Expo, at the Porte de Versailles, and the 56-floor Tour Montparnasse (Avenue du Maine).

Aloha Hostel -- (Mixed dorms from €23.10)
1 Rue Borromee (map)
Free breakfast every morning, and there's a fully equipped kitchen for backpackers to prepare other meals. The hostel has a lock-out policy (from 11am to 5pm) and 2am curfew.

Hotel Eiffel Capitol -- (Private rooms from €69.50)
9 Rue Viala (map)
Hotel Eiffel Capitol -- bright and airy rooms with full-length windows. Hotel Eiffel Capitol -- Beautifully furnished rooms. Just a 10 minute walk from the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River, the Hotel Eiffel Capitol is the ideal departure point for visiting the city of Paris.
Located right in the heart of the 15th arrondissement. Just a 10 minute walk from the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River, the Hotel Eiffel Capitol is the ideal departure point for visiting the city of Paris.

Hotel Innova -- (Private rooms from €43)
32 Boulevard Pasteur (map)
A few minutes away from Invalides and the Eiffel Tower, this 2 star has been fully refurbished and provides a high quality of comfort and services. All 51 bedrooms have either a shower or bath, private toilets, direct telephone, hair-dryer, satellite TV and double-glazing.

Hotel Yllen Eiffel -- (Shared rooms from €55; Privates from €95)
196 Rue Vaugirard (map)
Hotel Yllen Eiffel is located between the Montparnasse business district, the Eiffel Tower and the Parc des Expositions de Versailles. Inside its neoclassical architecture, combines charm, warmth and modern comforts.

Cheap Hotels in the 16�me Arrondissement of Paris

16�me Arrondissement
Passy is a reasonably wealthy residential district, in the west of Paris, with beautiful boulevards and the Bois de Boulogne nearby. Wonderful views of the Tour Eiffel can be had from the Trocad�ro and there are a handful of museums worth visiting: Mus�e des Art Asiatiques-Guimet, Mus�e Marmottan Monet, and the Maison de Balzac. The Parc des Princes football stadium (home of Paris St-Germain) is also here.

Hotel Trocadero La Tour -- (Private rooms from €53.67)
5 Bis Rue Massenet (map)
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The Hotel Trocadero La Tour offers a delightful courtyard surrounded with trees, an intimate lounge, a mahogany bar for teatime and cocktail pleasures and 41 spacious rooms elegantly decorated for comfort and pleasure.

Cheap Hotels in the 17�me Arrondissement of Paris

17�me Arrondissement
Between the Arc de Triomphe and Parc Monceau, the Batignoles district does contain a couple of exquisite restaurants -- the Guy Savoy (rue Troyon) and Michel Rostang (rue Rennequin). Rostang also has a number of bistrots in the area -- save on accommodation and spend on food.

Hotel Beaus�jour 2000 -- (Private rooms from €35)
6 Rue Lecluse (map)
Located in the centre of Paris, not far from Montmartre, the Champs Elysees and Opera as well as several musems and large departement stores.

Hotel Camelia International -- (Private rooms from €25.50)
3 Rue Darcet (map)
30 appointed rooms on a very quiet street -- only a 10 minute walk form the Sacrre Couer, in the heart of Monmartre. Close to Place de Clichy metro -- for easy access to the whole of Paris.

Hotel Darcet -- (Private rooms from €27.50)
4 Rue Darcet (map)
Staying at the Hostel Darcet, near Place de Clichy, means that you are never far away from the most famous attractions of Paris. All rooms have TV, safety boxes and hairdryers.

Cheap Hotels in the 18�me Arrondissement of Paris

18�me Arrondissement
Butte Montmartre (Martyrs' Mound) was a real village until artists and bohemians were attracted by its steep and narrow lanes, in the late 19th Century. The calmer days of  Picasso, Matisse and Renoir are gone and the 'Art Market' now attracts as many tourists as the Sacre Coeur itself. Prostitutes and souvenir shops have also set up stall in the area.

Friends Hostel -- (Mixed dorms €23)
122 Boulevard de la Chapelle (map)
Newly renovated hostel, with no curfew and no lock-out time. Supermarkets, bakeries and laudromats are all located near by and the hostel offers Internet access and a fax service.

Hotel Hippodrome -- (Private rooms from €32)
7 Rue Forest  (map)
Hotel Hippodrome, in the heart of Montmarte. dining room in the Hotel Hippodrome. Comfortable rooms in the Hotel Hippodrome. Private bathrooms in the Hotel Hippodrome.
In the heart of Montmartre, Hotel Hippodrome is located in a Parisian area made famous by painters and poets throughout the decades.

Le Montclair Montmartre -- (Dorms from €23; Privates from €23)
62 Rue Ramey (map)
Most rooms have a panoramic view of the Sacr�-Coeur, there's no curfew, no lock-out, a big lobby area with a television room, dorm rooms with shower and WC, and single rooms with TV.

Cheap Hotels in the 19�me Arrondissement of Paris

19�me Arrondissement
The area around La Villette and Buttes Chaumont has many ethnic restaurants and shops, reflecting the customs of the racially diverse neighbourhood living in this arrondissement. The Parc de la Villette also houses the Cit� des Sciences et de l'Industrie and the La G�ode giant-screen, cinema.

Cheap Hotels in the 20�me Arrondissement of Paris

20�me Arrondissement
You'll find a little part of all of France's former colonies around M�nilmontant as well as the last resting place of Bizet, Chopin, Moli�re, Edith Piaff, Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison (among others) -- in the Cimeti�re du P�re-Lachaise.

Armstrong Hotel -- (Private rooms from €30)
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36 Rue de la Croix St. Simon (map)
The hotel is located in a quiet side street near the lively Bastille area, and is surrounded by typically Parisian cafes, markets and shops.A great choice for the budget traveller, with direct metro to the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elys�es. With private bar and internet access 24 hours -- all at cheap prices.

Cheap Hotels in the suburbs of Paris

Boulogne Billancourt

Hotel Le Quercy -- (Private rooms from €23.16)
251 Bd Jean Jaur�s, Boulogne Billancourt (map)
The hotel is located on metro line 9 -- station Marcel Sembat -- 15 minutes from the Eiffel Tower. Close to the business center of Issy-les-Moulineaux and Boulogne Billancourt and 10 minutes from Roland Garros tennis courts. Breakfast included.

Levallois Perret

Boissiere -- (Private rooms from €24)
53 Rue Jean Jaur�s, Levallois Perret (map)
Bed and breakfast, pension style accommodation at reasonable rates -- just 15 minutes by metro to the center of Paris (Op�ra) -- with a view over 'La Defense' from the terrace.

Cheap Hotels Outside Paris

South of Paris

Agil Hotel Le Pontel -- (Private rooms from €43)
46 Avenue de Bellevue, Draveil (map)
Located in a quiet, residential area south of Paris; near a forest where guests can play tennis or go swimming. Close to the express station of Juvisy sur Orge, from where you can get to the centre of Paris within 11 minutes; 5 minutes away from Orly Airport (with a shuttle service operating between the Express Station, Orly Airport and the hotel); and 15 minutes away from Paris by car, on the A6 motorway -- depending on the traffic.

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