If you would like to travel to Paris and are keen to keep your costs down, our guide to the best affordable places to stay will help. These are our top recommendations for hostels in Paris based on price, location, facilities and reviews.


1. Generator Hostel

Generator Paris

Generator have some of the best hostels in Europe and Generator Paris is up there with one of the top places to stay in the city. This hostel is located in the lively 10th district and comes with stylish rooms and common areas. Some rooms have a private terrace and there is also an amazing rooftop with views over Paris. There is also free WiFi access, a games room and a laundry room.


2. Vintage Paris Gare du Nord

Vintage hostel Paris

Vintage Paris Gare du Nord by Hiphophostels is a great value for money hostel located close to the Gare du Nord Train Station meaning getting here is very easy. Vintage Hostel has free WiFi, a lounge with table football, a fitness room and a communal kitchen. Every room has a private bathroom and most come with a TV. The location is perfect and the famous Moulin Rouge is only a 10/15 minute walk away.


3. Absolute Paris Boutique Hostel

Absolute hostel

Absolute Hostel is a really cool place to stay with really cutting edge designs and art. This hostel is located close to trendy Canal Saint-Martin and only moments away from Place de la République. Rooms are modern and all include a flat-screen tv. If you are lucky you will get a room with a view of the canal. Other features include free WiFi throughout the property and an optional breakfast available with a surcharge.


4. St Christopher's Inn Canal

St Christophers Inn Paris

This hostel is one of the most impressive looking on our list and is also one of the largest. St Christopher's Inn is an award-winning hostel in Bassin de la Villette, very close to the Crimé Metro Station. It is situated on Canal Saint Martin and has lots of terraces, communal lounges and a bar and restaurant where discounts are available to guests. Dormitories and private rooms are super clean and really good value for the price.


5. Plug Inn Montmartre by Hiphophostels

Plug inn Montmartre by Hiphophostels

Plug inn Montmartre by Hiphophostels is a boutique hostel in one of the best locations in Paris. By booking here you will get to stay in Montmartre in the trendy neighbourhood of Abbesses, surrounded by vibrant cafés and restaurants. All rooms are ensuite, modern and clean. Benefits of staying here include free breakfast which a lot of hostels in Paris do not offer. Staff are friendly and can also help you to arrange sightseeing and activities.


6. The Loft Boutique Hostel Paris

Loft Boutique hostel

We really the The Loft Boutique Hostel, it is a very friendly and social place to stay. Getting around Paris is easy as it is located in the 20th district of Paris, close to the Belleville Metro Station. The Loft has private and dorm rooms, free WiFi, a terrace, communal kitchen and an optional breakfast. This is one of the best value for money places to stay in Paris.


Best Area to Stay in Paris

To make the most of your time in Paris you really need a good place to stay but choosing a hostel and area can be tough. Areas you might want to consider staying include the Bastille, Latin Quarter, Marais, Montmartre and close to the world famous Louvre and Eiffel Tower.


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