Paris Arrondissements Guide 2024

Paris Arrondissements Guide

Paris Arrondissements - where to stay?, what to see?

Where to stay in Paris?, what to do? or maybe you want to celebrate Valentine's day in Paris or you had a wedding and want to spend your Honeymoon in Paris? These are the questions I will answer here, I advise you to read the Paris arrondissement guide in full.

Paris, often referred to as the City of Love, holds an allure that attracts tourists from all corners of the globe. Its romantic atmosphere, architecture, and world-class art continue to make it a perennial favorite among visitors. A wellspring of inspiration for countless writers and artists. The city's 20 administrative districts, known as arrondissements, each contribute their beauty to Paris. Let's delve into these enchanting areas and explore the treasures they hold in detail.

Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements that encircle the city center in a clockwise fashion. Each district showcases its charm, amenities, and personality. These arrondissements are truly the beating heart of the City of Lights, housing both iconic landmarks and hidden gems.

NOTE: The list consists only of highly rated hotels!

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1st Arrondissement - The Historic Heart

Situated at the heart of Paris, the 1st arrondissement breathes life into the city's history. This is where you can find the Louvre Museum, home to masterpieces like Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and an array of other priceless artworks. Take a stroll through the Tuileries Garden or immerse yourself in the grandeur of Place Vendome and Palais Royal. One of the city's main shopping streets is also located here, called Rue de Rivoli.

I recommend buying tickets on official website, Louvre tickets

Best rated hotels located in 1st arrondissement

Chateau Voltaire 5*
Le Burgundy Paris 5*
Nolinski Paris 5*
Hotel Madame Reve 5*
Le Roch Hotel & Spa 5*
Hotel Regina Louvre 5*
Mandarin Oriental, Paris 5*
Grand Hotel Du Palais Royal 5*
Le Meurice - Dorchester Collection 5*
Maison Albar Hotels Le Pont-Neuf 5*
Cheval Blanc Paris & Dior Spa Cheval Blanc Paris 5*
Castille Paris – Starhotels Collezione 5*
Hotel du Louvre, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt 5*
Le Pradey 4*
Hôtel Mayfair Paris 4*
Snob Hotel by Elegancia 4*
Hotel des Ducs D'Anjou 4*
Hotel Le Relais des Halles 4*
Hotel Crayon Rouge by Elegancia 4*
Melia Paris Vendome 4*
My Maison In Paris - Louvre 4*
Hotel Saint-Paul Rive-Gauche 4*
Hotel Londres Saint Honore 3*
Hotel Paris Louvre Opera 4*
My Maison In Paris - Louvre 4*
Hotel Saint-Paul Rive-Gauche 4*
Hotel Odyssey by Elegancia 3*
Handsome Hotel By Elegancia 3*
Hotel Montpensier 2*

2nd Arrondissement - The Chic and Vibrant

The 2nd Arrondissement exudes elegance, refinement, and vitality. Explore the streets of the Montorgueil district, where you'll find a shopper's paradise. Uncover secret alleys, like the Passage des Panoramas bustling with boutiques and cozy coffee spots, and marvel at the architecture of the Palais Brongniart.

Best rated hotels located in 2nd arrondissement

Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome 5*
Kimpton - St Honore Paris, an IHG Hotel 5*
Lyric Hotel Paris Opera 4*
Hotel Etats Unis Opera 4*
Hotel Lucien 4*
Hotel Gramont 4*
La Maison Favart 4*
Hotel Malte - Astotel 4*
Le Rayz Vendome 4*
citizenM Paris Opera 4*
Citadines Opera Paris 4*
Lyric Hotel Paris Opera 4*
Hotel Square Louvois 4*
Hotel Saint-Marc 4*
Hotel des Grands Boulevards 4*
Hotel Horset Opera, Best Western Premier Collection 4*
Hotel France d'Antin Opéra 4*
Edouard 7 Paris Opera 4*
Le 123 Sebastopol - Astotel 4*
Golden Tulip Opera de Noailles 4*
Hotel Bachaumont 4*
Hotel du Sentier 4*
Daunou Opera 3*
Korner Opera 3*
Hotel Bonne Nouvelle 3*

3rd Arrondissement - Artistic and Trendy Marais

The 3rd Arrondissement is a center for fashion and artistic expression. Explore Le Marais lovely streets, which are popular with both locals and tourists. Find out about cultural riches like the Picasso Museum and the cutting-edge Centre Pompidou, which house a stunning collection of contemporary art.

Best rated hotels located in 3rd arrondissement

Sinner Paris 5*
Le Pavillon de la Reine & Spa 5*
Hotel Les Bains Paris 5*
Maison Proust, Hotel & Spa La Mer 5*
Maison Saintonge 4*
Georgette Hôtel & Restaurant 4*
La Chambre du Marais 4*
Hotel du Petit Moulin 4*
Hotel Jules & Jim 4*
Solly Hotel Paris 4*
Georgette Hotel & Restaurant 4*
Hotel Marais Grands Boulevards 4*
Austin's Arts Et Metiers Hotel 3*
Le Relais du Marais 3*
3H Paris Marais Hotel 3*
Hotel du Plat d'Etain 3*
Paris France Hotel 3*
Hotel Meslay Republique 3*
Transparent Marais 3*
Hotel Jacques De Molay 3*
Beauquartier Paris - Le Haut Marais 3*
Hotel de Roubaix 2*

4th Arrondissement - Timeless Beauty of Le Marais

Le Marais' attractiveness is increased by the 4th Arrondissement's enduring beauty. Enjoy the beauty of the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, a work of art. The vibrant Rue de Rivoli beckons you on a shopping spree, and the antique Place des Vosges enchants with its quiet appeal.

Best rated hotels located in 4th arrondissement

SO Paris Hotel 5*
Hotel Dupond-Smith 5*
Cour des Vosges 5*
9Confidentiel 4*
Goralska Residences Hôtel Paris Bastille 4*
Hotel Du Jeu De Paume 4*
Hotel de Joséphine BONAPARTE 4*
Hotel Bourg Tibourg 4*
9Confidentiel 4*
Charles V 4*
Hotel Duo 4*
Hotel Caron 3*
Hotel De Nice 3*
Grand Hotel Malher 3*
Hotel Le Presbytère 3*
Turenne Le Marais 3*
Hotel du Vieux Marais 3*
Hotel Des Deux-Iles - Notre-Dame 3*
Hotel Saint-Louis Marais 3*
Hotel Emile Le Marais 3*
Boutique Hotel de la Place des Vosges

5th Arrondissement - The Intellectual Latin Quarter

The renowned Sorbonne University is located in the 5th arrondissement, which serves as the city's intellectual hub. Take in the panoramic grandeur of the Jardin des Plantes and the bustling student atmosphere of the Latin Quarter. Don't miss the magnificent Panthéon,

Best rated hotels located in 5th arrondissement

Maison Colbert Member of Melia Collection 5*
Seven Hotel 4*
Hotel Jardin de Cluny 4*
Hotel Parc Saint-Severin - Esprit de France 4*
La Maison d'Anne 4*
Royal Saint Michel 4*
Hotel de L'Esperance 4*
Serotel Lutèce 4*
Select Hotel 4*
Hotel La Lanterne & Spa 4*
Hotel le Lapin Blanc 4*
Hotel Atmospheres 4*
Les Jardins Du Luxembourg 4*
Hotel Montecristo 4*
Les Rives de Notre-Dame 4*
Hotel Parc Saint-Severin - Esprit de France 4*
Hotel Residence Henri IV 4*
Hotel Le petit Paris 4*
Hotel Les Dames du Panthéon 4*
French Theory 3*
Hotel Des Mines 3*
Hotel Minerve 3*
Hotel Des Arenes 3*
Hotel Design Sorbonne 3*
Hotel Henri IV Rive Gauche 3*
Hotel Elysa-Luxembourg 3*
Hotel Orphee - Orso Hotels 3*
Hotel Maxim Quartier Latin 3*
Paris Art Hotel Quartier Latin by Malone 3*
Familia Hotel 2*

Top Rated Family hotels in Paris

6th Arrondissement - Refined St. Germain-des-Prés

The Saint-Germain-des-Pres district's 6th arrondissement radiates refinement and elegance. Accept the literary past of the old intellectual hangouts Les Deux Magots and Café de Flore. Enjoy the Luxembourg Gardens while being mesmerized by the Delacroix Museum's aesthetic allure.

Best rated hotels located in 6th arrondissement

Hotel Lutetia 5*
Hotel D'Aubusson 5*
L'Hotel 5*
Hotel Bel Ami 5*
Villa-des-Prés 5*
Relais Christine 5*
Esprit Saint Germain 5*
Hotel des Academies et des Arts 4*
Victoria Palace Hotela 4*
Residence & Spa Le Prince Régent 4*
Hotel Luxembourg Parc 4*
Hotel Le Placide Saint-Germain Des Prés 4*
Hotel Saint-Paul Rive-Gauche 4*
Au Manoir Saint Germain 4*
Hotel des Saints Peres - Esprit de France 4*
Relais Hotel du Vieux Paris 4*
Legend Saint Germain by Elegancia 4*
Hotel Da Vinci & Spa 4*
Hotel Sainte-Beuve 4*
Hotel De Buci 4*
Hotel Artus 4*
Le Littre 4*
Hotel Madison 4*
Hotel Louis II 4*
Bonsoir Madame 4*
Hotel Recamier 4*
Hotel Le Six 4*
Victoria Palace Hotel 4*
La Perle 3*
Hotel d'Angleterre 3*
Odeon Hotel by Malone 3*
Hotel Le Regent Paris 3*
Hotel Left Bank Saint Germain 3*
Hotel A La Villa des Artistes 3*
Hotel Residence Des Arts 3*

Top Hotels with Eiffel Tower Views

7th Arrondissement - Eiffel Tower and Beyond

The renowned Eiffel Tower is closely associated with the 7th arrondissement. Enjoy the mesmerizing views from the Champ de Mars and Trocadero Gardens. Discover the splendor of the Musée d'Orsay, which is home to a magnificent collection of Impressionist paintings.

I recommend buying tickets on official website, Eiffel tickets

Best rated hotels located in 7th arrondissement

J.K. Place Paris 5*
Le Narcisse Blanc 5*
Pavillon Faubourg Saint-Germain & Spa 5*
Le Cinq Codet 5*
Hotel Montalembert 5*
Hotel Pont Royal Paris 5*
Juliana Hotel Paris 5*
Derby Alma 4*
Hotel Le Walt 4*
Hotel Thoumieux 4*
Hotel Vinci Due & Spa 4*
Le Tourville Eiffel 4*
Hotel Duc De St-Simon 4*
Hotel de Varenne 4*
Hotel Villa Saxe Eiffel 4*
Hotel de Lille 4*
Hotel Saint Dominique 4*
Hotel Verneuil Saint Germain 4*
Academie Hotel Saint Germain 4*
Le 7 Eiffel Hotel by Malone 4*
Hotel Bourgogne & Montana 4*
Hotel de la Bourdonnais 4*
Hotel & Spa de Latour Maubourg 4*
K+K Hotel Cayré Saint Germain des Prés 4*
Hotel La Comtesse 4*
Hotel Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain 4*
Hotel d'Orsay - Esprit de France 4*
Residence Charles Floquet 4*
Jardins Eiffel 3*
Le Pavillon Hotel 3*
Hotel de Varenne 3*
Hotel Duquesne Eiffel 3*
Hotel Eiffel Turenne 3*
Hotel de la Paix Tour Eiffel 3*

8th Arrondissement - Glamour and Champs-Elysees

Enjoy glitz and elegance at the famed Champs-Elysees area of the 8th arrondissement. Discover majesty at the Arc de Triomphe and immerse yourself in the Petit Palais and Grand Palais' artistic splendor.

I recommend buy the ticket online on the official website, Arc de Triomphe tickets.

Best rated hotels located in 8th arrondissement

Hotel George-V 5*
Hotel Barrière Fouquet's Paris 5*
Monsieur George Hotel & Spa - Champs-Elysees 5*
La Reserve Paris Hotel & Spa 5*
Fauchon l'Hotel Paris 5*
Bulgari Hotel Paris 5*
Hotel de Crillon 5*
Hotel Splendide Royal Paris - Relais & Chateaux 5*
Le Bristol Paris - an Oetker Collection Hotel 5*
Hotel Elysia 5*
Hotel Vernet Champs Elysees Paris 5*
Maison Albar Hotels Le Diamond 5*
Hotel Bowmann 5*
La Clef Champs-Elysees Paris by The Crest Collection 5*
Sofitel Paris Arc De Triomphe 5*
Villa Marquis Member of Melia Collection 5*
Prince de Galles, a Luxury Collection hotel, Paris 5*
Maison Delano Paris 5*
Hotel Plaza Athénée - Dorchester Collection 5*
Les Jardins du Faubourg Hotel & Spa by Shiseido 5*
Hotel Marignan Champs-Elyseess 5*
Maison Villeroy 5*
Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysees 5*
Hotel Ekta Champs Elysees 4*
Hotel Mathis Elysees 4*
O.Lysee Hotel 3*
Elysées Ceramic 3*
Atlantic Hotel 3*
Hotel De l'Arcade 3*
L'Ouest Hotel 3*
Exe Paris centre 3*
New Orient Hotel 3*
Hotel Galileo Champs Elysees 3*
Hotel Cervantes by Happyculture 3*
Hotel Haussmann Saint Augustin 3*
Hotel Astoria - Astotel 3*
Hotel Augustin - Astotel 3*
Hotel Cordelia Opera-Madeleine 3*
Hotel Madeleine Haussmann 3*

9th Arrondissement - Bohemian Vibe of Pigalle

In the thriving Pigalle neighborhood, the 9th arrondissement celebrates a bohemian spirit. Enjoy a show at the renowned Moulin Rouge and take a leisurely stroll along the quaint Rue des Martyrs. Enjoy the stunning architecture of the Palais Garnier, which houses the renowned Paris Opera. Part of the famous Boulevard Haussmann street is also located in this district including Mall Galeries Lafayette, also Boulevard of the Capucines and Boulevard Montmartre.

Best rated hotels located in 9th arrondissement

La Fantaisie 5*
Hotel de Nell 5*
Hotel Parister & Spa 5*
Maison Souquet, Hotel & Spa 5*
Maison Albar Hotels - Le Vendome 5*
InterContinental Paris Le Grand, an IHG Hotel 5*
Maison Mere 4*
Le Basile Hotel 4*
Le Grey Hotel 4*
Phileas Lazare & Spa 4*
Le Basile Hotel 4*
Hotel Le Ballu 4*
Chouchou Hotel 4*
The Chess Hotel 4*
Residence du Pre 3*
Hotel Bloum 3*
Hotel des 3 Poussins 3*
Hotel Peyris Opera 3*
Hotel Maxim Folies 3*
Austin's Saint Lazare Hotel 3*
Hotel France Albion 2*
Hotel des Arts - Cite Bergere 2*

10th Arrondissement - Canal Saint-Martin's Serenity

Canal Saint-Martin's serene waterways draw people to the 10th Arrondissement. Picnics and leisurely boat rides along the canal are popular local activities. Discover the bustling neighborhood's eclectic restaurants and businesses.

Best rated hotels located in 10th arrondissement

Veeve - Chic By Bonne-Nouvelle 5*
Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel & Spa 5*
Hotel Este 4*
Hotel Hor Europe 4*
Avalon Cosy Hotel Paris 4*
Hotel Mademoiselle 4*
OKKO Hotels Paris Gare de l'Est 4*
Best Western Premier Faubourg 88 4*

11th Arrondissement - Trendy Bastille and Beyond

The 11th Arrondissement is a center for innovation and style. Explore the Place de la Bastille's bustling neighborhood and take in the city's nightlife. Discover modern art at the avant-garde Atelier des Lumieres.

Best rated hotels located in 11th arrondissement

Le Petit Oberkampf Hotel & Spa 4*
New Hotel Le Voltaire 4*
Albert's Hotel 4*
Eden Lodge Paris 4*
Novotel Paris 20 Belleville 4*
Hotel Esté 4*

12th Arrondissement - Nature and Culture in Bercy

In the Bercy district, nature and culture coexist. Unwind in the lush haven of Parc de Bercy while admiring the magnificent French Cinematheque.

Best rated hotels located in 12th arrondissement

Hotel Riesner 4*
Hotel Parisianer 4*
Hotel Paradiso 4*
Novotel Paris Centre Bercy 4*
Pullman Paris Centre - Bercy 4*
Mercure Paris Gare De Lyon TGV 4*
Mercure Paris Gare De Lyon Opera Bastille 4*
Hotel Sleeping Belle 4*
Holiday Inn Paris - Gare de Lyon Bastille, an IHG Hotel 4*
citizenM Paris Gare de Lyon 4*
Courtyard by Marriott Paris Gare de Lyon 4*
Hotel Camille Paris Tapestry Collection by Hilton 4*
Hotel le 209 Paris Bercy 4*

13th Arrondissement - Street Art Haven

Street art is celebrated in the 13th Arrondissement, where eye-catching paintings decorate various structures. Learn about the charming Butte-aux-Cailles area, which is full of odd charm. Admire the stunning design of the National Library of France.

Best rated hotels located in 13th arrondissement

Hotel B55 4*
Hotel Rosalie 4*
COQ Hotel Paris4*
Hotel OFF Paris Seine 4*
Best Western Plus La Demeure 4*
Too Hotel Paris - MGallery 4*
Hotel Villa Romantic & Spa 4*

14th Arrondissement - Montparnasse's Artistic Legacy

The aesthetic history of Montparnasse is honored in the 14th Arrondissement. The aesthetic history of Montparnasse is honored in the 14th Arrondissement.

Best rated hotels located in 14th arrondissement

Bob Hotel 4*
Hotel Aiglon 4*
Drawing House 4*
Pullman Paris Montparnasse 4*
Hotel Léopold - Orso Hotels 4*
Mercure Paris Alesia 4*
Suites & Hôtel Helzear Montparnasse 4*
Hotel Villa Romantic & Spa 4*
Niepce Paris, Curio Collection By Hilton 4*
voco Paris Montparnasse, an IHG Hotel 4*
Residence Inn by Marriott Paris Didot Montparnasse 4*

15th Arrondissement - Residential Tranquility

An area that is more residential and serene is the 15th Arrondissement. Admire the Front de Seine's breathtaking modernist architecture while taking in the tranquil atmosphere of Parc André Citroen. Stunning view of the Eiffel Tower from the window of famous hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel 4*.

Best rated hotels located in 15th arrondissement

Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel 4*
Hotel Beauregard 4*
Hotel 15 Montparnasse 4*
Platine Hotel 4*
Hotel Eiffel Blometo 4*
Le Bellune Paris 4*
Hotel Eden 4*
Hotel Tourisme Avenue 4*
Quinzerie hôtel 4*
Hotel Ares Eiffel 4*
Hotel Wallace - Orso Hotels 4*
Okko Hotels Paris Porte De Versailles 4*
Villa Eiffel Mademoiselle 4*
Hotel Bleu de Grenelle 4*
Novotel Paris Porte Versailles 4*
Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel 4*

16th Arrondissement - Elegance and prestige

The 16th arrondissement, home to magnificent mansions and embassies, emanates elegance and status. Discover the stunning Marmottan Monet Museum, which features a sizable collection of Monet's artwork. Here is the crazy view of Eiffel Tower from Trocadéro Gardens.

Best rated hotels located in 16th arrondissement

Hotel The Peninsula Paris 5*
Shangri-La Paris 5*
Brach Paris 5*
Saint James Paris 5*
Hotel Raphael 5*
Sofitel Paris Baltimore Tour Eiffels 5*
Molitor Paris - MGallery Hotel Collection 5*
Hotel Duret Paris 4*
Garden-Elysee 4*
Plaza Tour Eiffel 4*
Padam Hotel 4*
Auteuil Tour Eiffel 4*
Le Pergolèse Paris Champs Elysees 4*

17th Arrondissement - Chic and Charming Batignolles

The elegant atmosphere of Batignolles enchants visitors to the 17th Arrondissement. Discover the tranquil Parc Monceau, the ideal place to spend a relaxing afternoon. Accept the Fondation Louis Vuitton's creative allure.

Best rated hotels located in 17th arrondissement

Paris j'Adore Hotel & Spa 5*
Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel 5*
Maison Albar Hotels Le Champs-Elysées 5*
Best Western Plus Opéra Batignolles 4*
Best Western Plus Hôtel Mercedes 4*
Le Nest by Sweet Inn 4*
Star Champs-Elysees 4*
CARD Hôtel 4*
Maison Eugenie 4*
Aparthotel Adagio Paris Montmartre 4*
Hotel de Neuville Arc de Triomphe 4*
Westside Arc de Triomphe Hotel 4*
Mercure Paris 17 Batignolles 4*
TRIBE Paris Batignolles 4*
Hotel Armoni Paris 4*
Hotel Etoile Saint Ferdinand by Happyculture 4*

18th Arrondissement - The Boho Charm of Montmartre

The 18th Arrondissement exudes Montmartre's bohemian allure. Explore the cobblestone alleyways, stop by the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur, and take in the artistic ambiance that previously served as an inspiration to well-known painters.

Best rated hotels located in 18th arrondissement

Manolita Paris 5*
Le Relais Montmartre 4*
Hotel des Arts Montmartre 4*
Mom'Art Hotel 4*
Terrass" Hotel 4*
Maison Barbès 4*
Paris-Oasis "All Inclusive" 4*
Hôtel Monsieur Aristide 4*
Aparthotel Adagio Paris Montmartre 4*
Holiday Inn Paris Montmartre, an IHG Hotel 4*

19th Arrondissement - Art, Parks, and Canals

The 19th Arrondissement has a unique combination of canals, parks, and art. Enjoy the serenity of the Canal de l'Ourcq while learning about the magnificent modern art at the Parc de la Villette.

Best rated hotels located in 19th arrondissement

La Belle Ville 4*
The ReMIX Hotel 4*
OKKO Hotels Paris Rosa Parks 4*
Hotel Trema 3*
Hotel Restaurant Au Boeuf Couronne 3*
Holiday Inn Express Paris-Canal De La Villette, an IHG Hotel 3*
Hilton Garden Inn Paris La Villette

20th Arrondissement

A diversified population lives in the 20th Arrondissement, which is a lively and colorful neighborhood. Discover Belleville's lovely town ambiance and take in the expansive views from Parc de Belleville.

Best rated hotels located in 20th arrondissement

Hotel Scarlett 3*
Hotel Terre Neuve 3*
Hotel Bridget 3*
Hotel Piapia 3*
Nadaud Hotel 2*


The city of Paris never ceases to enthrall and inspire. Each arrondissement has a unique story to share that helps to weave together the intricate fabric of this extraordinary city. The arrondissements provide a trip that is nothing short of wonderful, whether you're an art enthusiast, history buff, foodie, or just want to immerse yourself in Parisian culture. So prepare to leave for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the City of Love by packing your baggage.

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