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Featured Hostels in Paris

Generator Paris
9-11 Place du Colonel Fabien, Paris, Paris
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The price is $70 per night

Located in Paris City Center, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Canal Saint-Martin and Parc des Buttes Chaumont. Grands Boulevards and Place de la Republique ...

3.8/5Good! (1,006 reviews)

"Great facilities for a hostel felt like a normal hotel"…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Generator Paris
Le Montclair Montmartre by River
62 rue Ramey, Paris, Paris
The price is $83 per night

Located in 18th Arrondissement, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Musee de Montmartre, Place du Tertre, and Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris. Espace ...

3.9/5Good! (286 reviews)
Great stay. Value for Money

"Very friendly, welcoming and helping staff. Had a relaxed, pleasant stay. meeting with an international crowd of travellers. Easily accessible by metro and other forms of public transport."…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Le Montclair Montmartre by River
Arty Paris Porte de Versailles by River
62 Rue des Morillons, Paris, Paris
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night

Located in 15th Arrondissement, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Rue du Commerce, Tour Montparnasse, and Paris Catacombs. Les Invalides and Necker-Enfants ...

3.7/5Good! (502 reviews)

"I have to thank the front desk staff because without them my stay would have ended up differently. Great location and have a comfy area for guests to enjoy. Wish they have a faster elevator but it's not anything too bad"…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Arty Paris Porte de Versailles by River
Smart Place Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels
28 Rue de Dunkerque, Paris, Paris
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Located in Paris City Center, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Folies Bergere, Canal Saint-Martin, and Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris. Grevin ...

3.9/5Very Good! (836 reviews)

"The staff was very kind. Everything was clean. Location is perfect"…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Smart Place Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels
JO&JOE Paris - Gentilly Hotel - Hostel
89 - 91 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, Gentilly
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Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Maison des Examens, Paris Catacombs, and Parc Montsouris. Luxembourg Gardens and Pantheon are ...

4/5Very Good! (146 reviews)
Five stars!!!

"This place is AMAZING. This is the weeworks of hostels."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

JO&JOE Paris - Gentilly Hotel - Hostel
Vintage Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels
73 Rue De Dunkerque, Paris, Paris
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Located in Paris City Center, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, La Machine du Moulin Rouge, and Folies Bergere. ...

3.9/5Good! (524 reviews)
Great location, small space

"Smack in the middle of the city it was waking distance to the public transit stations. Room was too small with 4 bunk beds and literally no space to move. Same with the miniature toilet. However the common area in lobby was comfortable especially when no one os using the common kitchen"…"

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2019

Vintage Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels
Le Village Montmartre by Hiphophostels
20 rue d'Orsel, Paris, Paris
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $122 per night

Located in Montmartre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris and La Machine du Moulin Rouge. Grevin Museum and Galeries ...

4.1/5Very Good! (157 reviews)
great place, great price

"We spend a week in a private room and was perfect! We made 3 reservations bc we weren’t sure how long we will stay and kept extending it. The front desk staff were super nice and made sure we were in the same room the whole time. Very centrally located, literally a 4 minute walk to the train and ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Le Village Montmartre by Hiphophostels
Le Régent Montmartre by Hiphophostels
37, Bd Rochechouart, Paris, Paris
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Located in 9th Arrondissement, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, La Machine du Moulin Rouge, and Folies Bergere. ...

3.8/5Good! (302 reviews)

"We had an amazing view of Sacre Coeur from our bedroom. Great location. Family room has great layout for a family of 4 and the whole building feels modern and freshly decorated. The kitchen is too small and poorly stocked with utensils, pans, etc which made it hard to carry through plans of cooking ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

Le Régent Montmartre by Hiphophostels
The People Hostel - Paris 12
28 Boulevard de Reuilly, Paris, Arrondissement de Paris
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Located in 12th Arrondissement, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Bercy Village, AccorHotels Arena, and Canal Saint-Martin. Place de la Nation and National ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Solo trip París

"Perfecto lugar, no pude haber encontrado un mejor hostal en relación calidad precio. Definitivamente volvería a quedarme ahí."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

The People Hostel - Paris 12
MIJE Marais
6 rue de Fourcy, 11 rue du Fauconnier, 12 rue des Barres, Paris
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Located in Paris City Center, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Place des Vosges and Opera Bastille. Louvre Museum is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) away. Saint-Paul ...

3.9/5Good! (552 reviews)

"Shower doors were very dirty (calcified); no handsoap/towels provided in room's bathroom. Breakfast is somewhat basic but sufficient. Rooms are spacious and property is pretty. Not the best location but its ok. Staff is amazingly welcoming and helpful. During summer I imagine the place getting very ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

MIJE Marais
Auberge Internationale des Jeunes
10 rue Trousseau, Paris
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Located in 11th Arrondissement, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Place de la Bastille and Opera Bastille. Canal Saint-Martin and AccorHotels Arena are ...

3.4/5 (245 reviews)

"Location is unique! If you are expecting a 5-star service, go to a 5-star hotel. This place is a HOSTEL for those who have simple needs"…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Auberge Internationale des Jeunes
Bastille Hostel
6 rue Trousseau, Paris
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Located in 11th Arrondissement, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Place de la Bastille and Opera Bastille. Canal Saint-Martin and AccorHotels Arena are ...

3.2/5 (114 reviews)

"it was close to transportation lines, and to places we like to see"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

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Other property types in Paris

Hotel Europe Saint Severin Paris
Hotel Europe Saint Severin Paris
3 out of 5
38-40 Rue Saint Séverin, Paris, Paris
The price is $81 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"I really enjoyed my stay. The service was very exceptional and nice."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hotel Europe Saint Severin Paris
citizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle
citizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle
4 out of 5
7 Rue de Rome, Roissypole, Terminal 3, Tremblay-en-France, Seine-Saint-Denis
The price is $81 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (3,046 reviews)

"I really liked the personalized aspect of it, and I was also a big fan of the light controls:)"…"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

citizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle
B&B Hotel at Disneyland® Paris
B&B Hotel at Disneyland® Paris
2 out of 5
Disneyland® Paris, 60 Avenue De La Fosse Des Pressoirs, Magny-le-Hongre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,677 reviews)

"Over all the place is amazing, beautiful and clean! However the morning eggs tasted like rubber and the transportation coming back from the parks was ridiculous!! We ended up walking back to the hotel (30 minute walk) b/c that was faster then waiting for a bus to come back and possibly not get on! ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

B&B Hotel at Disneyland® Paris
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for a low-cost place to stay in Paris, one of its 23 hostels might be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social atmosphere

Hostels are a great way to stay in Paris for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.

Hostels in Paris

Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones get the highest reviews from our travelers and might be a good place to start looking:

Generator Paris - 2-minute walk from Colonel Fabien Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

Smart Place Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Paris Nord Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find TVs, desks, and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

FIAP - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Glaciere Station and Saint-Jacques Station. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as 2 restaurants. You'll find showers and hair dryers in all rooms.

Trendy Hostel - 2-minute walk from Pierre et Marie Curie Metro Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Rooms come with hair dryers and linens.

Vintage Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Anvers Station and Barbes - Rochechouart Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Paris?

The weather can be important when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 57° F and nighttime temperatures average 33° F
  • April-June: 74° F is the daytime average and 41° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 75° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 35° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 24.25 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Paris?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Galeries Lafayette
  • Paris Catacombs
  • Eiffel Tower
Natural Features
  • Luxembourg Gardens
  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Parc Monceau
Cultural Attractions
  • Museum Georges Pompidou
  • Louvre Museum
  • Paris Opera

In general, Paris is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Monuments
  • Architecture
  • Cafés
  • Art
  • Tours
  • Theater
  • Churches

How to Get to Paris and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. An alternative is Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), situated 14.2 mi (22.9 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. Take advantage of metro transit at Les Halles Station, Louvre - Rivoli Station, and Paris Chatlet-Les Halles Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Paris Gare de l'Est, Paris-St-Lazare Station, or Paris Nord Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Paris?
If you’re looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Paris, one of the 28 hostels here might be a great option. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and monuments.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Paris?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start looking: Generator Paris - 2-minute walk from Colonel Fabien Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and desks. Le Montclair Montmartre by River - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Jules Joffrin Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers. Arty Paris Porte de Versailles by River - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Porte de Vanves Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and TVs in all rooms. Smart Place Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Gare du Nord Station and Paris Nord Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find desks and coffee/tea makers in all rooms. JO&JOE Paris - Gentilly Hotel - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Paris Gentilly Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find showers, lockers, and linens in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Paris?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 41°F. Average annual rainfall for Paris is 25 inches.
What is there to see and do in Paris?
Generally, Paris is known for its museums, monuments, and architecture. Major attractions include Les Halles, Palais Royal, and Centre Pompidou. Get out into nature with places like Tuileries Garden, Luxembourg Gardens, and Canal Saint-Martin. Cultural attractions include Louvre Museum, Grevin Museum, and Palais Garnier.
What's the best way to get around Paris?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), 14.2 mi (22.9 km) away. An alternative is Paris (ORY-Orly), located 9.3 mi (15 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transit to get around. You can take advantage of metro transit at Les Halles Station, Louvre - Rivoli Station, and Paris Chatlet-Les Halles Station. To check out more of the area, hop on a train at Paris Gare de l’Est, Paris-St-Lazare Station, or Paris Nord Station.