Want to make the most of your Paris trip but have to watch your budget? If you want to save on accommodation and spend your money on the fun, then take a look at our amazing guide to cheap hostels in Paris!
All of the hostels here offer either mixed, male, or female dorm rooms. These are always the cheapest option. And of course, you’ll get the chance to meet fellow travelers and pick up tips on what to see and do! Hostels often offer other ways to save money, such as communal kitchen facilities where you can cook your own meals and some hostels also offer very cheap meal options. All the hostels listed below have WiFi included and all offer a bed in a dorm room for between €21 and €35 per night.
The 10 Cheap Hostels in Paris
1. Le Montclair
Le Montclair is located in the Montmartre neighborhood, making it a fantastic position. The Clignancourt Flea Market, Art-Naf Museum, and Moulin Rouge are all within walking distance of Montclair Hostel.
They provide free WiFi, luggage storage, and a fully equipped kitchen for guests' use. The Montclair has 4 and 6 mixed dorms, as well as 4-bed female-only dorms, making it a great place to stay for solitary female travelers.
Price: Dorms from €21.00
2. Le Regent
Le Regent Hostel is located in Paris's famed Montmartre quarter, just a 5-minute walk from the Moulin Rouge and Pigalle. It is close to two Metro stations, making it simple to go about Paris.
The spectacular views from the balcony are the hostel's main feature. Free WiFi is available throughout the building, as is luggage storage and use of the guest kitchen. The 4-bed female and mixed dorms of Le Regent Hostel, as well as the 6-bed mixed dorm (the lowest choice), are available.
Price: Dorms from €22.00
3. St Christopher’s Inn Canal
St Christopher's Inn is an award-winning hostel in Paris's Bassin de la Villette, just 350 meters from the Crimé Metro Station. It has a balcony with views of the famed Canal Saint Martin, free WiFi, and a common room with a computer. St. Christopher's has both dorms and private rooms. Every dormitory has a shared bathroom with showers and toilets. The rooms also have heating, a locker, and padlocks may be purchased at the front desk.
Meal discounts are available at Belushi's, the hostel's bar and restaurant. The neighborhood has three free outdoor swimming pools that are open from mid-June to mid-September and offer activities including water sports.
Prices: Dorms from €24.00, Private rooms from €87.00
4. Auberge Internationale des Jeunes
Auberge Internationale des Jeunes provides decent lodging beginning at €22 per night for a bed in a dorm room. Breakfast is included in the price as well. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms, and the front desk is open 24 hours a day (which is unusual given that many Paris hostels have curfews). It is extremely near to the Gare de Lyon.
The hostel features 69 attractively decorated bedrooms, many of which include amenities such as an additional bathroom, toilet, sheets, and towels. Please keep in mind that this hostel has a lockout period every day from 11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Breakfast, however, is included in the price.
Prices: Dorms from €22.00
5. Peace & Love Hostel
Peace and Love is a youth hostel overlooking Paris’ Canal Saint-Martin. Peace and Love is conveniently located 130 m from the Jaurès Metro and a 15-minute walk from Gare du Nord Train Station. Their on-site bar is very laid back making it a great place to chill out and Wi-Fi is free throughout the hostel.
Peace and Love Youth Hostel offers both shared and private room options.
Peace and Love are open 24 hours a day. It has a TV room and cooking facilities with an oven, microwave and fridge. There is also a luggage storage room, safes are available, and private parking is possible on-site at an additional cost.
The bar which has an outside terrace is where guests can sample a variety of beers and cocktails. The Happy Hour which is from 6 pm until 10 pm every evening is very popular as they serve some of the cheapest pints of beer in Paris.
Price: Dorms from €24.00
6. St Christopher’s Inn Gare du Nord
St Christopher’s (Gare du Nord) is an award-winning super-sized hostel only a 2-minute walk from the Gare du Nord train station. At St Christopher's, every room features heating, free WiFi, keycard access only, safe locker storage, and elevator access.
All dorm beds offer curtains for more privacy, as well as a separate power outlet, USB charger, and reading lamp. Other amenities/services include self-service laundry, a chill-out room, courteous multilingual desk staff, and a 24-hour reception. St Christopher's has a huge assortment of dorms and private rooms.
Prices: Dorms from €24.00, Private rooms from €87.00
7. Generator Paris
The stylish and ultra Generator Hostel is also located beside the Gare du Nord train station (a 15-minute walk away). Generator Hostel is yet another state-of-the-art hostel that provides guests with a unique hostel experience.
Their services include Free Wifi, Air Conditioning, 24/7 Reception, Laundry Facilities, a Tours Desk, an On-site Mini-Supermarket and Vending Machines. Generator Paris offers 4, 6, 8, and 10-bed mixed dorm rooms and some super cool private rooms.
Prices: Dorms from €28.00, Private rooms from €116.00
8. JO&JOE Paris - Gentilly
JO&JOE Paris - Gentilly has established a one-of-a-kind hostel experience known as a "social hub." It is only 15 minutes via public transportation from the city center. The station is only 150 meters away.
All rooms are excellently designed, very spacious, and have air-conditioning. Each bed has its own lamp and power outlet. This communal hostel also features a spacious outside terrace and an extremely modern bar/restaurant with the greatest burgers in town.
Prices: Dorms from €31.00, Private rooms from €43.00
9. The 3 Ducks Eiffel Tower
The 3 Ducks is a boutique hotel in the center of Paris, only 20 minutes from the Eiffel Tower. The 3 Ducks is France's oldest private hostel, having been completely renovated in 2014. This inviting hostel has a bar and a beautiful outside terrace.
Dorm beds have USB charging ports for your phone or camera, free WiFi, and a reading lamp for each occupant. Other amenities include a communal kitchen, a 24-hour reception desk, and an ATM on-site. The 3 Ducks Hostel is one of the most cheapest hostels in Paris, located near the Eiffel Tower.
Prices: Dorms from €29.00, Private rooms from €104.00
10. Le Village Montmartre
The Village is located near the city center in Montmartre, one of Paris' most well-known areas. You may take a stroll around the scenic streets of Montmartre or relax on their rooftop patio.
They provide all of the services you'd expect from an international hostel, such as free Wi-Fi, breakfast (for a fee), a fully outfitted kitchen, and common areas. They also have an on-site tavern, "On The Road Pub," where all guests receive a complimentary shot upon arrival.
Prices: Dorms from €35.00, Private rooms from €155.00
Final Thoughts on Cheap Hostels in Paris
I hope this guide to cheap hostels in Paris helps you pick a cheap hostel that best suits your needs during your stay in Paris. In general, the overall standard of cheap hostels in Paris is good but there are still some bad hostels. Hopefully, this list will help you avoid bad or mediocre hostels to ensure you enjoy your stay in Paris if you are on a shoestring budget.
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