Hostels in Paris

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“Paris, queen of the world …” The international reputation of the capital of France is one of the most popular destinations in the world, for many reasons.

Paris covers over 500,000 km2 and is inhabited by more than 2 million people (almost 12 million including the surrounding suburbs).

They speak French, and the currency used is the Euro.

Transportation

Arriving in Paris

Paris has two main airports, Orly and Charles de Gaulle, also known as Roissy. You can reach the center of Paris easily by bus. The Orlybus goes to Denfert-Rochereau and Roissybus serves the Opera metro station. From Orly, it is also possible to take the subway called Orlyval.

In Paris

Paris is a great city, and to get from one point to another you’ll probably need to use public transport: bus, metro, RER. The company that manages public transport in Paris is called the RATP.

Taking the metro can be unpleasant during rush hour, but you may want to use it anyway to visit some of the beautiful stations. Do not miss the following stations: Abbesses, Arts et Metiers, Palais Royal and Pont Neuf.

You can also discover Paris by boat, along the Seine. Weather permitting, you should absolutely walk or bike too.  The bicycle leasing system with terminals throughout the city, the Vélib, is perfect.  If you plan to visit many areas of Paris in a few days, it is recommended to purchase the package offered by the RATP, the Paris Visite. This package is valid for 1, 2, 3 or 5 consecutive days, on zones 1 to 3 or 1 to 6, and costs between 9-50 euros depending on the plan you choose. There are other options to suit all needs, please inquire at the RATP desk upon arrival for maximum savings. The Paris Metro is very developed and offers you access to all points of interest fairly quickly.

Unless you have a good knowledge of Paris, or an effective co-pilot, do not do your travel by car.

Accommodation in Paris

From a simple hostel to five star hotels, through bed & breakfast, there’s something for every taste and every budget in Paris.
You will find on our site (in the right menu) a selection of hostels and other types of housing in the most recommended neighbourhoods of Paris. A single click will allow you to make a reservation!

To see the complete list of youth hostels and make your reservation, go to our list .

Hostel - Our suggestions for Paris

Restaurant

The Tribal Café in Paris

Free couscous and cheap beer, this is what has allowed the tribal cafe to be so well known!  You will find yourself a little crowded but the atmosphere is good, couscous is spicy and prices are unbeatable. Travelers on a

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Events

The Foire du Trône in Paris

Up until May 30, 2010, do not forget to take a turn at the Foire du Trône, eat cotton candy and have fun on the rides. It never  harms us to feel like children again! The fairs' origin is lost in

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Attractions

Batobus

Batobus offers a unique and enjoyable way to go from one attraction to another, while enjoying a superb view over Paris. The eight stopovers offered are: - Tour Eiffel, Port de la Bourdonnais. - Musée d'Orsay, Quai de Solférino. - St-Germain-des-Prés, Quai Malaquais. - Notre-Dame,

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Restaurant

Hôtel du Nord in Paris

Hotel du Nord has been known for decades ,thanks to the film by Marcel Carne, and the legendary reply "atmosphere, atmosphere" of Arletty, but did you know that's also the name of an excellent restaurant, located just next to the

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Monument

The Eiffel Tower

One can easily consider the Eiffel Tower as the symbol of Paris. Who does't know it? One can easily consider the Eiffel Tower as the symbol of Paris. Who does't know it? Built by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 for the Exposition Universelle

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Monument

Notre Dame de Paris

The famous Cathedral in Paris, which reminds many of the equally famous novel by Victor Hugo is, like the Eiffel Tower, one of the most visited monuments of Paris. The stone foundation of Notre Dame was laid in 1163 and its

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Museums

Centre Pompidou

The Centre Pompidou, also known as Beaubourg, was constructed in the 1970s under the leadership of President Georges Pompidou. Its architecture, which was revolutionary at the time,  is now part of the image of Paris. The purpose of this space is

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Museums

The Louvre museum

The Louvre is almost as emblematic of Paris as is the Eiffel Tower. Largest museum of the city and part of the world's best known (it is the most visited museum in the world), it offers its visitors an impressive

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