A Comprehensive Paris Hotel Recommendations

Where to stay in Paris : With more than 1 500 hotels, this is one of the most difficult part. With our help, it becomes easy. You have the choice among 3 proposals hotels, according to your criteria and budget, such as price per night, number of stars, and most important the location. All proposals hotels are regulated in France.

Where to stay in Paris : Our 3 lodging recommendations

Rates can vary wildly, depending on the season, the availability. From the palace to the small charming hotels, through all the major hotel chains worldwide, we find inevitably the best lodging for you. There is no better option to have a Parisian company to check hotels for you.

  • We offer 3 hotel recommendations according to your criteria
  • Each accommodation is carefully reviewed by PARIS BY EMY visiting each of them
  • The recommendations are sent by email and you make the best hotel choice
  • We have not signed particular agreements with any hotels

We set an itinerary depending on your aspirations AND your hotel location. We set your Paris Trip itinerary and coordination between activities, with transport information.

Hotel Recommendations and Booking

PARIS BY EMY does not take any commission on your choice of hotel and leaves you the choice of booking your chosen hotel. You have the possibility to ask PARIS BY EMY to book your hotel for you with commission/fee on the total cost VAT. Moreover, you will have to pay for the tourist tax of 1.88 Euros per day and per person for the duration of your stay. Finally, if you take extra at your hotel, you will pay directly the hotel when you leave on your last day.

Cancellation policy depends on each hotel. You can cancel for FREE your hotel reservation if you cancel your reservation between 14 days  to 1 day before your arrival date, depending on the chosen hotel’s policy. Any late cancellation or no show at the hotel will be subject to an overnight stay, in certain case the full amount for the duration of your stay will be debited.

PARIS BY EMY has its own insurance to cover its services of conciergerie and private tour guide. However, you might add your own travel insurance with the CFAR option to cover your trip from A to Z. We recommend you to opt for a travel insurance with the Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) option. It protects you against :

  • Overseas emergency medical assistance
  • Medical expenses occuring if you get sick or hurt on your trip
  • Loss or theft of luggage and personal belongings
  • Unused and nonrefundable trip costs (hotel, airfare expenses…)

What type of lodging ?

  • Small and privately owned hotels
  • Large hotel chains
  • Suite hotels
  • Conference Centers and Commercial Hotels
  • Palaces

Accommodations according to your criteria

  • Price per night
  • Number of stars
  • Gourmet restaurant
  • Spa well being center
  • With breakfast
  • Size of the room
  • Full service on-site restaurants
  • Air-conditioning
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free wifi access
  • Kitchenette…

Where to Stay in Paris : location, location, location

Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements, each with its own distinct character and charm. Choosing the right neighborhood depends on your preferences, budget, and the experiences you seek during your stay. Below, we’ll explore some of the most popular areas to stay in Paris, highlighting their unique features and attractions.

  • The Marais: A Historic and Vibrant Neighborhood

The Marais is one of Paris’s oldest districts, renowned for its preserved medieval architecture and lively atmosphere. Here, you’ll find a plethora of museums, trendy boutiques, and bustling cafés. Staying in the Marais allows you to immerse yourself in history while enjoying a vibrant and cosmopolitan ambiance. Le Marais also boasts a thriving LGBTQ+ community and is home to numerous art galleries and fashion boutiques.

  • Saint-Germain-des-Prés: A Bohemian Paradise

For those seeking a bohemian and intellectual atmosphere, Saint-Germain-des-Prés is the ideal neighborhood. It has a rich history as a meeting place for artists, writers, and philosophers. This area has been frequented by literary giants like Hemingway, Sartre, and de Beauvoir. Narrow streets, quaint bookshops, and charming cafés create an enchanting environment that has inspired countless creatives throughout the years.

  • Champs-Élysées: Luxury and Elegance

If you’re looking for luxury and elegance, the Champs-Élysées district is the epitome of sophistication. This iconic avenue is lined with high-end boutiques, renowned restaurants, and luxurious hotels. Staying here puts you in the heart of Parisian glamour, with easy access to major attractions like the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre.

  • Montmartre: A Boho-Chic Haven

Montmartre, nestled on a hill in the north of Paris, offers a boho-chic atmosphere and stunning views of the city. This artistic neighborhood was once home to legendary artists like Picasso and Van Gogh. Explore the charming streets, visit the iconic Sacré-Cœur Basilica, and soak up the creative energy that permeates everycorner.

  • Latin Quarter: A Student-Friendly Atmosphere

Located on the left bank of the Seine, the Latin Quarter is a vibrant and intellectual neighborhood that exudes a youthful energy. It is home to the famous Sorbonne University and is a favorite among students and academics. The Latin Quarter offers a lively atmosphere with charming cafés, bookstores, and a lively nightlife scene. It’s an excellent choice for budget-conscious travelers seeking a lively and culturally rich experience.

  • Île de la Cité: Living History

Nestled in the heart of the Seine, Île de la Cité is the historical and geographical center of Paris. This island is home to iconic landmarks such as Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Conciergerie. Staying on Île de la Cité allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history of Paris, with charming streets, beautiful gardens, and easy access to many attractions.

Where to stay and planning a trip to Paris

From your hotel location, we set an itinerary. The opposite is true. We recommend lodging according to your preferences, your leisure activities and interests. Your Paris Trip, tailor-made by a local with custom-made package, and tailor made private tour guide.

Hotel Paris Tour Package by PARIS BY EMY

5-star rating system for Paris hotels

The accommodation choices of the City satisfies all desires – and all budgets. Ask us to recommend you hotels, with a great location and excellent features. A minimum of 3-star hotels are highly recommended. Those hotels offer very good options. They are in the mid-range. Count around 250 Euros for a night with breakfast, within center of Paris.

  • Travelers can rely on the universally used 5-star rating system, which judges features such as room and lobby size
  • There are more than 75,000 hotel rooms in the city of lights, a large proportion of small and privately owned hotels
  • A single room 1-star hotel shared bathroom runs 35 euros a night; grand suites 5-star hotels go for 15,000 euros

Indeed, the choice of your lodging is the biggest expenditure of your trip and the hotel location is the most important point on your stay. On hotel search engines or websites, they tell you they have the best locations but information and photos can be misleading and deceitful. We review and check each hotel we recommend.

Where to stay in Paris : Security and Serenity

The 3 lodging recommendations we advise are all regulated in France by the hotel industry for the respect of security norms and transparency.

  • Many rentals advertised may be by owners who are not legally entitled to rent their apartments. Keep in mind that they may not have insurance to cover events, such as personal and accident coverage.
  • Moreover, luggage storage may be a problem. The downside is that there is no room services or desk clerk.
  • In some cases, owners may cancel at the last minute, leaving you stranded for a place to stay – which could be a problem in high tourist season.
  • For most hotels, you pay when you stay with the option of free cancellation.

This is why we offer 3 lodging recommendations all regulated in France, security norms, services and flexibility.

Where to stay in Paris : The most important criteria

  • Paris district location of your hotel

You may choose a hotel in a certain district with a certain type of atmosphere. Paris has 20 arrondissements, districts. Your hotel location may facilitate your visit according to the sightseeing, landmarks, museums… you want to explore.

Always keep in mind that your hotel location is essential. It may be the most important criteria.

The same neighborhood also offers a far different hotel experiences. Furthermore, you save time and energy to optimize your trip.

  • Proximity to metro station from your hotel

Your hotel may be fully accessible by métro, RER train, according to your roadmap and private tours. It might help you to save your time and energy to discover Paris and at the same time to optimize your trip.

You have the option to ask for private car services and private tour guide with hotel pick up.

Paris is a safe city but like big cities, there are areas which you should take precautions in. Train stations are attractive to pickpockets, especially around Gare du Nord. Avoid areas on the outer reaches of the métro lines. Find out our Paris Travel Warnings. We offer custom made Paris tours with tones of personalized services.

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  • Particular aspects of your hotel

You may desire a hotel with a great story, a great view of the Eiffel Tower, a great style from classic to ultra-modern, a concierge, a private garden, an especially good breakfast, Spa hotel services… to feel the Parisian elegance and cosy.

That’s where the hotel option comes in — somewhere in Paris is that suitable find with a great style, great services, soundproofed rooms, and pressed linen sheets in a historical district, just a few steps from a cozy café.

You are looking for a hotel in Paris with few rooms, fancy services, for families or for couples ? Choose a charming little hotel, peaceful, or choose a hotel including all the luxury accommodations services with a great Chef in its restaurant to have fabulous dining times.

Certainly, a rented apartment can be more affordable. However, the apartment option is only for visitors who don’t mind the possible hassle of a temperamental lock, an unreliable toilet, an absent concierge or a forgotten door code. And not everyone wants the option of no front desk, no room services, cooking, making coffee or washing clothes on vacation.

Hotel accommodation Paris Tour Package by PARIS BY EMY

Where to stay in Paris

Each accommodation is carefully reviewed by PARIS BY EMY who will have visited each of the 3 proposals. Do not forget, your hotel location and your itinerary are related.

The recommendations are sent by email. We exchange regarding your choice with advices from a French parisienne company which has not signed particular agreements with any hotels.

Planning a trip to Paris can be exciting, but it’s crucial to choose the right place to stay to make the most of your visit. This article will guide you through the best areas to stay in Paris, considering different preferences and budgets.

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