14 Best Airbnbs in Paris, France

14 Best Airbnbs in Paris, France – Gaze at the Eiffel Tower from your Bed & Eat Dinner on a Barge

A complete guide to the absolute best Airbnbs in Paris, France for solo travellers and couplesFor those of you looking to discover the coolest Airbnbs in Paris, you’ve come to the right place. There are literally 100s to choose from, but we’ve narrowed it down to the absolute best of the best.

We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to. Simply choose your desired stay and discover the top Airbnbs we’ve found that matches that description.

Whether you’re a solo traveller, couple, older traveller or family, Airbnb is a wonderful platform for finding epic stays.

Also, have you heard about Airbnb Experiences? Book unique tours & activities with locals experts around the world.

Check out our other guides to the best Airbnbs in Rome, Italy and the best Airbnbs in Barcelona, Spain.

What do we cover in this article?

Alternatively, you may wish to check out the 3 best hostels in Paris, handpicked by us. Our guide includes fun party hostels and insider tips.

Here are the top Paris hostels for you to have a look at:

  1. Generator Paris – best for solo travellers
  2. Les Piaules – top pick for couples
  3. St. Christopher’s Inn Gare du Nord – great for party

Whilst you’re in the city, try out our favourite 28+ FUN things to do in Paris.

BONUS: 5 Secret Tips for Paris – a non-touristic guide.

Quick Introduction to Airbnbs in Paris

Average nightly price: Airbnbs in Paris have an average nightly price of €149. However, you can find cheaper rates from €20 all the way up to €600 per night. Summer months from June to September are the more expensive months. This includes all of the different types of places available for Paris (entire stay, private room etc).

Prices always depend on seasons or holidays. Please always check exact rates on Airbnb.

Superhosts: All of the Airbnb stays mentioned in this article are ran by “Superhosts”. This status highlights the most experienced and top-rated hosts. Their rating is 4.8+, their response rate is at least 90% and they cancel less than 1% of the time.

Is Airbnb in Paris safe? All hosts on Airbnb are verified (including background checks), and the website offers a safe & secure booking process. Here is a full Trust & Safety guide with further info.

Is Airbnb in Paris legal? Yes, it is legal. There are certain rules to follow however. See all local laws for Paris Airbnbs here.

New to Airbnb? We highly recommend reading:

Quick Glance at the Best Paris Airbnbs

For those of you that wish to save time and skip straight to the booking stage, here is a quick overview of the top Airbnbs in Paris from this guide.

This short list offer a good overview that includes different budgets, traveller types and that all important wow factor.

Keep scrolling to discover a comprehensive list of all the best Airbnbs in Paris you simply cannot miss.

Warning: it may pose a very tough choice!

Here’s a handy cheat box if you fancy discovering all Rome Airbnbs by yourself:

 

 

Best “Entire place to yourself” Airbnb

Quirky Design entirely for you

When it comes to apartment rentals in Paris, this one offers a quirky design and bouncy vibe.

What makes this the best “entire place to yourself” when there are 300+ options?

  • Awesome location
  • Affordable rates
  • Excellent reviews
  • Superb amenities

It’s situated within a 17th-century building, with a good security system on the entrance gate. Whilst it’s a small space, it has everything you need to be self-sufficient during your stay.

Location: This charming studio apartment is a few minutes away from Les Halles, in the Heart of the famous Montorgueil area.

Sleeps: 2 guests (studio)

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Best “Private Room” Airbnb in Paris

Friendly Local offers Private, Central Space

This is your option to stay in an apartment with a friendly local, yet still enjoy your own space when you need it. The double room comes with a queen-sized bed. The bathroom, kitchen and living room are all shared.

A box containing lots of games (Nintendo, Jenga etc) has been put together for your entertainment on nights/days in.

Location: In the centre of Paris just a 5-minute walk from Beaubourg and Notre Dame cathedral.

Sleeps: 2 guests (1 bedroom)

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Best “Hotel Room” Airbnb in Paris

Romantic Boutique Room at the Hotel Britannique

This hotel was founded in 1860 and still holds its original charm. It’s a wonderful mix of elegant and cosy, evoking both the English and French styles of the 19th century. Go on, treat yourself to a bit of elegance!

It’s easily one of the most romantic Airbnbs in Paris!

As it has been recently renovated, you can expect to find all of the modern technology and comforts needed for a memorable stay. This includes free Wifi, of course.

Location: Located on Victoria Avenue, set back from Place du Châtelet, known to be the oldest and most central square of Paris.

Sleeps: 2 guests (1 bedroom)

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Best “Hostel” Airbnb in Paris

Les Piaules Hostel

Looking to stay in an awesome Paris hostel? Luckily for you, the impressive Les Piaules lists a range of their rooms on Airbnb.

Good to know: Hostels can only list one room type per Airbnb listing, and therefore hostels on Airbnb will often have several listings (as seen below).

Let’s break it down so you can jump straight to your desired room type:

This is a design hostel & bar in downtown Paris. Enjoy craft drinks, custom made bunkbeds and a pretty cool rooftop space. Yep, this is your answer to a Paris rooftop Airbnb!

Honestly, using Hostelworld is easier if you want to book a hostel in Paris. Simply jump to our best hostels in Paris guide to discover the coolest Paris hostels.

Read our Hostelworld in review guide – how does it work?

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Best “Shared Space” Airbnb in Paris

Sofa Bed in the Heart of Paris

For those that are travelling on a budget and enjoy meeting locals, choosing this Airbnb is a really good option.

You’ll be staying in Marie’s apartment, sleeping on her sofa bed which is kept in a private living room space. Guests are welcome to use the kitchen, which includes free tea and coffee. Wifi access is also included.

Extra: “If you are nice, I can cook french food for you also :))”

Location: You’ll be located in Les Marais, one of the hippest parts of the city and a prime location for art lovers. The area is full of vintage boutiques, restaurants and bars. This is the best Airbnb Marais Paris has to offer.

Sleeps: 1 guest

Difference between “shared space” & “hostel”? When comparing a shared space to a hostel, there are pros and cons, of course. To sum it up, the main differences are:

  • Pro: Shared spaces offer more of a local experience, usually including 1 on 1 time with the host.
  • Con: They lack the bigger crowd feeling found at a hostel, and you will miss out on fun organised events and more opportunities to meet people.
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Best “Airbnb Plus” in Paris

Romantic Loft with Jacuzzi

Tastefully decorated with upscale furniture and a splendid glass roof, this loft space is ideal for a couple or solo traveller.

No doubt you’ll enjoy winding down in the jacuzzi after a big day exploring the city! The kitchen is also very handy for rustling up a quick meal and saving coins.

Location: Situated within the Golden Triangle district (8th district), an ideal place to be situated for discovering Paris.

Sleeps: 2 guests (1 bedroom)

What is Airbnb Plus? Every Airbnb Plus property is inspected in person, making sure they are always fully equipped, include one-of-a-kind details and exceptional hospitality.

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Best Airbnb with Eiffel Tower views

Enjoy Eiffel Tower views from your bed

You wanted Eiffel Tower views, and we delivered! This apartment is ideal for a couple or single traveller.

Not only can you enjoy the 9th floor views of the Eiffel Tower from your very own balcony, but it can be seen from the comfort of your bed, too! It’s a quaint, affordable place that has all of the necessary comforts.

Location: Erm…right by the Eiffel Tower! Enjoy the biggest sites of the city on foot, cute cafes and wonderful restaurants. It’s all here.

Sleeps: 2 guests (1 bedroom)

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Best Airbnb near Luxembourg gardens Paris

18th Century Stay overlooking a Quiet Courtyard

This intimate apartment is on the ground floor of an 18th-century building which overlooks a quiet courtyard. We reckon it’s ideal for couples and small families that want to be close to the gardens, with everything you need to be self-sufficient.

The modern kitchen and walk in shower are the best bits.

Location: Situated in the 6th art. Just a stone’s throw from Jardin du Luxembourg and opposite the Théâtre de l’Odéon. It’s within a peaceful setting in the heart of the Latin Quarter. This is the best airbnb saint-germain des prés has to offer.

Sleeps: 5 guests (1 bedroom)

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Most “Central” Airbnb in Paris

Bright & Colourful Space near Notre Dame

For finding a great Airbnb in Paris center, look no further. This one happens to be super central so you can access all of the major sights without stress.

We love the splashes of colour in the big open spaces of this apartment. There’s plenty of space to stretch out in, including a big bathtub in the bathroom!

Location: In the heart of Paris in the Saint Germain des Prés district. It’s within close proximity to Notre Dame, Luxembourg Gardens, Bon Marché and the Louvre.

Sleeps: 4 guests (1 bedroom)

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Budget Airbnb in Paris

Rooftop Views in the Heart of Paris

Looking for the best cheap Airbnbs in Paris? Obviously there are quite a few affordable ones, but this is the one we deem the best.

It’s a super cosy studio space with a gorgeous view over the rooftops of Paris. It’s ideal for a cute couple that don’t mind eating out and living in close proximity. The lack of TV is further encouragement to explore the city.

Location: In the heart of Paris on a lively street in the Saint-Germain des Prés / Saint Sulpice district.

Sleeps: 2 guests (studio)

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Luxury Airbnb in Paris

Apartment Royale

For the ultimate luxurious stay, we found Apartment Royale, a 19th-century building complimented by contemporary comforts. High ceilings, a bar, gold-tipped mouldings and a fully equipped galley-style kitchen are just a few of the highlights that will leave you feeling like a king or queen.

Location: In the 8th arrondissement (district), just one block from the iconic Obelisk at the Place de la Concorde. It’s also a short cab drive to the Eiffel Tower from here.

Sleeps: 4 guests (2 bedrooms)

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Long-term Airbnb in Paris

Perfectly Located & Intimate Apartment

Looking to rent apartment in Paris for longer than a few days?

For an affordable and well located long-term stay, you can’t beat this small apartment. It has been efficiently organised and includes a kitchen, living room, Wifi and ensuite bathroom.

It’s certainly the location that wins here. It’s a 2-minute walk to the nearest metro station and several attractions can also be reached on foot.

Note: There is a 40%+ monthly price discount on this property.

Location: Right in the middle of Saint Germain, close to coffee shops, restaurants and art galleries. The main monuments of the city can be reached on foot.

Sleeps: 1 guest (1 bedroom)

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“Unique Stay” Airbnb Paris

Magnificent Barge in front of Louvre

Why not go one step further and sleep on a boat during your time in Paris? This barge offers you solitude right in the middle of Paris, surrounded by amazing restaurants and shops.

It is kitted out with heating, a bathtub (wow), beautiful, modern decoration and a kitchen. Honestly, you might find yourself wanting to stay onboard the entire time.

Location: Right on the River Seine in the St Germain district, along the dock quite literally opposite the Louvre! There is a handy bridge right nearby so you can cross the river.

Sleeps: 4 guests (2 bedrooms, 3 beds)

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“WOW” Factor!

Studio on a Houseboat next to the Eiffel Tower

Climb aboard “Alphonse” and enjoy superb charm and comfort as you overlook the Eiffel Tower from the deck. This gorgeous boat was built in the early 30’s!

Most of the boat has been left in its original state, with some modern comforts thrown in such as a plush bed and warm shower. Wow, indeed.

Location: Moored up on the Seine River quite literally right next to the Eiffel Tower. It can’t get better than that.

Sleeps: 2 guests (1 bedroom)

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Handy Map of all Airbnbs in Paris

The first map we’d like to share with you was created as part of our best hostels in Paris guide.

This is super cool as it not only lists great Paris hostels, but also the top districts, must-see sights and party hostels.

We’ve also done our best to pinpoint the COOLEST Airbnbs mentioned in this guide.

Note: Airbnb locations are rough as the exact address is not given until an official booking has been made.

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Should you wish to explore all of your options, we thought we’d include a handy map which pinpoints ALL Airbnbs in Paris.

As we’ve already mentioned; there are 300+ options, so go nuts!

Why not also discover all of the best Airbnb Experiences in Paris, from wine tasting to learning to bake a French croissant.

 

 

FAQ

How wide a selection can you book an Airbnb in Paris France?

This guide covers all of the major filter options for Airbnbs in Paris. Jump back to our quick glance section to find the top picks, and then continue scrolling through our guide to see the wide selection available.

Note: we’ve picked the top Airbnb for each category, but you can always check Airbnb yourself for many, many more options.

We love Paris and want to go for about 2 weeks in September so should we stay in Airbnb or a hotel?

Well, why not merge the two together and stay in a hotel that is listed on Airbnb? Clever idea. The best hotel we found in Paris is Hotel Britannique.

What are some of the best ways to find free accommodation in Paris?

Ok, we get it; Paris is an expensive city if you want to stay while. Have you thought about housesitting? This is a wonderful way to find free accommodation in beautiful homes, sometimes with pets to look after. Check out our TrustedHousesitters review.

What’s the best hotel in Paris?

Hotel Britannique is easily the best hotel to consider in Paris. This can be booked directly on Airbnb.

What are the major differences between London and Paris?

Oh, there are many! The biggest difference is the size of the city. Paris is the most densely populated city in Europe, squeezed in to just 40 square miles, whilst London covers an area of 600 square miles.

Have a read of our guide to the best hostels in London which is packed full of more information. You can compare this to the best hostels in Paris.

Summary: Best Airbnbs in Paris

By now you should have the answer to your question where to stay in Paris. Which of the best Paris Airbnbs have you fallen in love with? Let us know!

This guide is your shortcut to your Airbnb-picks, saving you lots of time in your accommodation research.

And for sure, it gives you the security of a top-Airbnb choice without any bad surprises, especially because all of the airbnbs mentioned in this article are ran by “super hosts”.

Any questions?

Then please please leave a comment below. We would be thrilled to hear from you and to help a fellow backpacker.

Have fun & Safe travels!
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