The Hotel des Arts is a romantic and cheapo-friendly charmer near Montmartre. Photo: EuroCheapo
Nicknamed the City of Lights, Paris is also commonly known as the center of all things romantic. Fortunately for budget travelers, starry-eyed couples visiting here don’t have to break the bank for dreamy views and an authentic Parisian experience. In Paris, romantic hotels are even within reach for budget-focused travelers.
You could spend every last euro on a high-end boutique hotel with extra frills, or you could experience the city in a more local fashion by staying in a cheaper — and much more charming — hotel that will still cater to your passionate wishes.
We have a list of more than 100 hotels in Paris (with prices as low as $44 when you book through our website!) for you to peruse to your heart’s content. But to make your life easier, we have gathered our five favorite hotels for a romantic getaway to Paris.
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Paris romantic hotels for budget travelers
Hôtel des Arts
5, rue Tholoze
Doubles from $79 a night
Nestled in a great Montmartre location, the Hotel des Arts offers polished rooms along with artistic flourishes that pay homage to the Van Gogh’s and Toulouse Lautrec’s that once called the neighborhood home. Add to that pristine bathrooms and modern extras (like docking stations), and you’ve got a winner. Read our review
31 rue Albert Thomas
Neighborhood: République / Gare du Nord (10th)
Doubles as low as $67 a night
Modern décor, contemporary furnishings, and sleek bathrooms are the name of the game at this two-star hotel. Spend some quiet time with your sweetie here, as most rooms overlook the calm and cute street, Cité du Vauxhall. Don’t fret: there is still plenty of hustle and bustle nearby at the Place de la République if you are looking for something to do. To get the most out of this hotel, be sure to book a 5th-floor room featuring a balcony and breathtaking views. Read more about the Republique here.
7 Rue Audran
Neighborhood: Montmartre (18th)
Doubles as low as $56 a night
Located on a charming street in the famous Montmartre neighborhood, the Hotel Audran offers incredible deals for Cheapos. For the most romantic experience, ask for a room either on one of the upper floors (incredible views!) or overlooking the quiet courtyard. The hotel is also located near plenty of local cafes, bakeries, restaurants and shops. In less than 10 minutes you can walk to Sacre Couer and Moulin Rouge for romantic photo ops. Read the full review here.
Aparthotel Adagio Access Paris Bastille
11 rue Moreau
Neighborhood: Bastille / Gare de Lyon (11th/12th)
Doubles as low as $75 a night
For Cheapos wanting a little more freedom, the Adagio Access Paris Bastille offers guests cute studio rooms with a kitchenette —perfect for cooking your own romantic meals using ingredients from the Aligre Market located just five minutes away (talk about living like a local!).
To make a good thing great, the hotel also has incredible views, either of the street or the area’s famous Viaduc des Arts, a gallery, and outdoor garden. Ask for a balcony when booking for a truly dreamy getaway. Read more about the Adagio Access Paris Bastille here.
Hotel Saint Jacques
35, Rue Des Ecoles
Neighborhood: Latin Quarter / Sorbonne (5th)
Metro: Maubert – Mutualité
Doubles as low as $101 a night
The Hotel Saint Jacques is perfect for romantic Cheapos looking to splurge a little on their sweethearts. Rooms go for a “classic Parisian” feel with luxurious furnishings, romantic oil paintings and chic light fixtures (some rooms even have dainty chandeliers). Bathrooms feature marble tiling, and the entire hotel exudes a truly Parisian grandeur. Don’t forget to grab some champagne at the hotel’s bar for your lover… Cheers! Read the full review of Hotel Saint Jacques here.
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