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  • If you are interested in Paris hostels that are good for solo travellers, then we recommend the Bastille Hostel. It is within 10min walk from the Place de la Bastille, as well as being close to the Opera Bastille and the Maison de Victor Hugo House. The hostel offers the options of either shared rooms or private rooms, and private or shared bathrooms. It has storage available should you need to store something while you are exploring the city. The staff who work there are multilingual, meaning that they can help you with anything you need.
  • If you are looking for Paris hostels that are suitable for guests who may have reduced mobility or a disability, then we suggest staying at the Fiap – Hostel. It has an entire accommodation unit on the ground floor and is fully wheelchair accessible. The ground floor room has a roll-in shower, grab rails in the toilet and there is a lift to connect to other floors should you need it. The hostel is very close to the Glaciere Station and the Saint Jacques Station and is only 2 miles away from the Luxembourg Gardens and Pantheon which are well worth a visit.
  • If you would like to stay in Paris hostels that are appropriate if you plan on travelling with your family and young children, then we recommend the Le Regent Montmarte by Hiphophostels. The hostel has soundproof rooms, and the staff can provide you with cribs on request. There are family rooms and you can ask for private bathrooms to protect the privacy of your family. There is a shared kitchen where you can prepare meals for the family but if you would prefer not to cook, you will find that the hostel also has a snack bar, and a bar with a lounge. There is parking on-site at this hostel and the Paris North Railway Station is only a short walk from the hostel too.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Paris, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Paris in March and October.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Paris if you stay on a Wednesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Sunday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Paris hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Paris

  • What are the best hostels near Paris City Centre?

    Paris City Centre is a popular area in Paris and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Young & Happy Latin Quarter by Hiphophostels or The People - Paris Marais for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Paris City Centre.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Paris?

    Hostel prices in Paris can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Paris is $171 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $25 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Paris?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Paris is $171 compared to $334 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Paris safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Paris. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Paris?

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