Hotels in Paris

Take a step back in time at this mid-range boutique hotel, located in the heart of the Marais and decorated in a charming 18th-century style. Think richly patterned wallpapers, and atmospheric antique furniture. The cozy, soundproofed rooms are perfect for a romp. P.S.

Decorated in a neo-Baroque style, one of Paris’s mythic luxury hotels is a labyrinth of dimly lit corridors, perfect for an amorous rendezvous. If you’re single, the busy courtyard restaurant is the place for seeing and being seen.

This eccentric Left Bank budget hotel has double rooms starting from 85€.

Brilliantly located in the heart of the Marais, near Métro St.-Paul, this unpretentious budget hotel is furnished with an eclectic mix of pieces that make you feel like you’re visiting a great aunt, not staying in a hotel. Double rooms start at 98€. Practically opposite is the gorgeous St.

From 89€ a night for a double, this comfortable, modern hotel is designed in the industrial spirit of its central Oberkampf location. Environmentally aware, the hotel puts energy-saving LED light bulbs, water-saving Grohe taps, and double-glazed windows in all the rooms.

The low-cost designer hotel has a first-in best dressed policy, whereby booking well in advance can get you rates as low as 79€ per night for a single, and 89€ for a double.

Not strictly a hotel, but a new-generation hostel, this UK import is the city’s only purpose built hostel, with all the comfort and modernity that you would expect including “Pod” beds and lockers. Many of the 300 rooms have views over the canal. You can choose between dorms and private rooms.