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Where to stay in Paris

If you're a first time visitor to Paris, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Paris.

What's the best area of Paris to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Paris are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

"6th arrondissement of Paris, rent an apartment in Airbnb I would take a cab"  See More

"The 6th Arrondissement (6ième arrondissement) with Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Odéon and JLuxembourg Garden areas."  See More

"I agree with Kamel- I would pick the 5th arrondissement or 6th arrondissement of Paris."  See More

"6th arrondissement of Paris for proximity to so much and 4th arrondissement for better deals in accomodations."  See More

"5th arrondissement or 6th arrondissement of Paris."  See More

"Or 6th arrondissement of Paris (Latin Quarter) the opposite side of the Seine River."  See More

"About best arrondissement in Paris, I would advise you around Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement of Paris and 7th arrondissement."  See More

"You can visit Jardin des Tuileries, Sainte-Chapelle, Place Vendôme, Le Marais easily just by crossing a bridge."  See More

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What are some good hotels in Paris?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Paris, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"two another options very close can be also on rue saint honoré with Hôtel Costes and hotel Mandarin Oriental 251 rue saint honoré"  See More

"It's the latest boutique hotel from the Trigiano family, who opened the first Mama Shelter in Paris in 2009, followed by 4 more in Europe, all designed by the renowned Phillippe Starck."  See More

"Hôtel Chopin - if I were a kid I would love this place because it's in the Passage Jouffroy which is one of the old covered shopping malls."  See More

"Another great little hotel in that area is the Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais which is really charming."  See More

"And if you're looking for a bit of luxury, I would recommend having Afternoon Tea in any of Paris' palaces: Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, Hôtel Le Bristol Paris, Hôtel The Peninsula Paris, Hôtel Plaza-Athénée."  See More

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What if I want to explore Paris further?

If you're open to researching even more areas, some suggestions that might be less common but interesting to explore are:

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.

profile  Joan Kane from Philadelphia asked:
Where is the best location to stay in Paris? Left bank vs right bank.  (11 answers)

profile  Amy Marie from Florida asked:
Should I stay near Eiffel Tower or city center (Notre Dame area)?  (20 answers)

profile  Alex Berkmen from Santa Barbara asked:
What are the most popular neighborhoods in Paris?  (19 answers)

profile  Amy Marie from Florida asked:
Best accommodations and neighborhoods for long-term stay in Paris?  (7 answers)

profile  Jonathan Strauss from Beverly Hills asked:
Best way to find long-term rental in Paris  (9 answers)

profile  Chris Wilk from London asked:
Best neighbourhood to stay  (11 answers)

profile  Kelli Meadows from San Luis Obispo asked:
What is the 19th arrondissement Paris like? Is it a decent place to stay?  (3 answers)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Paris.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

Want to research more popular attractions in Paris? Click the blue button below.

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Where can I find out more about Paris?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Paris locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Paris.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Paris? There are 3 alternative airports, so make sure you compare all your flight options. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Paris.

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