France travel tips
Are you planning to visit France and have doubts on your trip organization? This section will help you plan it better.
There are affordable family-run hotels in Paris, but do not expect the same comfort as in a three star one: full breakfasts, private bathrooms, elevators and phone are rare if you wish to pay less than 50 € a night.
Also avoid hotels located in the least secure neighbourhoods or Paris (Barbes, Belleville, Pigalle, rue Saint Denis).
Here are some examples of family-run hotels in the central arrondissements of Paris.
Hotel Henri 4
25 place Dauphine
If you plan to spend a few days in Paris and are on a tight budget, you will soon find out that there is not a large choice of affordable accomodation. Hotels with prices under 80 € a nigth are hard to find and appartment rentals are not suited for short stays. There ARE cheap hotels in Paris, however, with prices starting around 40 € a night, but you will need to make some concessions.
There are several hotel chains in France, with every pricing you can imagine. Some of (...)