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The 12 best Airbnbs in Paris for a true slice of ‘la vie en rose’

Planning a visit to the French capital? Explore it in style from one of these stylish Airbnbs in Paris


The City of Light is a top pick for a dreamy escape. It's brimming with diverse neighbourhoods and endless attractions, welcoming travellers from all over the world. Whether you're wandering along the Seine, savouring mouthwatering croissants at charming street cafes, or gazing in awe at iconic landmarks like the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, and, of course, the Eiffel Tower, you'll never find yourself short of things to do in this epic location.

But, let's face it, staying in a city as popular as Paris can be a bit of a budget buster, especially when it comes to booking a hotel. That's where Airbnb comes to the rescue. From snug apartments perfect for a romantic retreat to luxurious homes for larger groups, opting for an Airbnb is a great way to truly experience the city's vibrant culture.

To make your trip planning a breeze, we've done the heavy lifting and handpicked some of the finest Airbnb options in Paris. So if you’re looking to experience Paris in all its glory, these awesome accommodations let you live like a real Parisian. Voilà!

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts, and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

The best Airbnbs in Paris

1. The atmospheric studio in Montmartre

Tucked away down a leafy, cobbled sidestreet in Montmarte, this quiet little studio takes the area’s beatnik roots very seriously. The place is a bohemian paradise lovingly filled by the host with antiques found in Parisian auction rooms and flea markets. The bedroom door opens out onto a flower-strewn courtyard where you can sip a morning espresso before exploring one of the city’s most famous neighbourhoods. There’s no cooking in the studio, but Charlotte the host can provide breakfast in the morning on request. 

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two. 
The mood? Discover the spirit of 1900s Monmatre. 
Location perks? Right on one of the prettiest streets in Paris, right next to the Metro.
Budget range? A fabulous but pricier stay. 

2. A luxury heritage home near the Royal Palace

Listed as a Historic Monument, this one-of-a-kind Airbnb, originally built by Cardinal Richelieu in 1639, is a real journey through history. Take your pick from six bedrooms (including two master suites) and indulge in your private bathrooms (all but one). Embrace your inner Parisian as you sip café et croissant in the morning, basking in the natural light that pours through the glass-roofed lounge with stunning views of the Royal Palace and the Louvre. Oh, and the house is decorated with gold furnishings, so you’ll be experiencing true indulgence. How fancy.

Rooms? Six bedrooms. Sleeps up to 12 guests.
The mood? It’s all about pure indulgence.
Location perks? There are plenty of affordable boulangerie options just around the corner.
Budget range? A pocket-friendly option for a group of friends.


3. A stylish apartment in Île de France

Paris is a city with an immense sense of style – so why not live like a local with this insanely fashionable pad? Plush upholstery, boldly patterned wallpaper, and dozens of neat design touches mark out this apartment, which is in Île de France, ie. the heart of everything there is to see and do in Paris. And just when you think this place couldn’t get any chicer, it’s also exceptionally close to the Canal Saint-Martin, which is renowned for its vintage shops, jewellery boutiques, and art galleries. The gorgeous apartment sleeps up to eight guests in three bedrooms, making it the perfect pad for a girls' weekend away. 

Rooms? Three bedrooms. Sleeps up to eight guests.
The mood? Very à la mode.
Location perks? You'll be close to the Paris Opera, Louvre, Champs Elyse, Le Bourget, and a whole host of other gems.
Budget range? The perfect little Parisian soiree at affordable rates.

4. A uniquely decorated apartment in Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine

Picture this: you're enjoying a delicious French breakfast, complete with croissants, coffee, and all the good stuff, on your spacious outdoor terrace with a spectacular view of Paris. Sounds pretty great, right? Well, this Airbnb is just the spot for you. With its bold decor, this stylish apartment boasts two roomy bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, a private bathroom, and a super comfy living room. After a busy day exploring the city, coming back here is the ideal way to kick back and truly soak in the City of Light.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps up to four guests.
The mood? Bright and bold with a spacious rooftop terrace.
Location perks? Enjoy memorable views of the Eiffel Tower, Sacré-Cœur, and La Défense.
Budget range? An affordable option for a small group getaway.


5. A duplex apartment in Vanves

Situated in The City of Vanves, this duplex apartment is perfect for those seeking a little bit of peace and quiet. While it is close to the centre of Paris and offers easy access to the classic sights and attractions, it provides a peaceful escape from the tourist crowds. The cosy double bed is positioned right in front of large windows, perfect for people-watching while enjoying a croissant. The apartment is small but cute, with Wi-Fi, two TVs, and a lovely view of the church of Vanves. If you’d like to catch a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower, it’s not too far away, and there are plenty of other attractions in the area.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps up to two guests.
The mood? An ultra cosy, chic, modern duplex.
Location perks? A short walk to the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre.
Budget range? A budget-friendly choice for a couple's getaway.

6. A chic apartment located right across the Seine riverbanks

Fair warning, staying in this apartment will fill your camera roll with interior snaps (so you better give your Instagram followers a heads-up - they're about to get spammed). Featuring two impeccably designed bedrooms, two en-suite shower rooms, a roomy sitting area, and a fully equipped kitchen, this chic apartment has all the ingredients for an unforgettable Parisian getaway. Plus, the location is pretty unbeatable – you're just steps away from the Louvre Museum, the Centre Pompidou, and the Marais area.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps up to six guests.
The mood? Chic and trendy - it might have you rethinking your home decor.
Location perks? Located right across the Seine riverbanks and the famous Pont au Change, this spot is the perfect base to explore the city.
Budget range? Your wallet may shed a tear.


7. A romantic studio by the Louvre

Planning your first trip to the City of Light? This lovely studio apartment could be exactly what you are looking for. Nestled in the heart of the 1st Arrondissement, it’s just a short stroll away from iconic attractions like the Louvre, Place de la Concorde, and the Champs-Élysées. It’s also right across from the Tuileries Metro, named after the famous Louvre Gardens. Inside, you’ll find loads of natural light streaming through the large windows, illuminating the elegant furnishings that showcase a fusion of styles, including Louis XV, Louis XVI, Empire, and Art Nouveau. Oh, and there’s room for two guests, making it a fab choice for an intimate getaway. Ooh la la, indeed.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests.
The mood? Luxurious Haussmannian rendezvous.
Location perks? A sensational spot for exploring Paris in all its wonder. The complimentary Champagne is a sweet little bonus.
Budget range? A luxury couples getaway.

8. A bare-stone wonderland in Le Marais

Hidden beneath the streets of Le Marais, you'll stumble upon this unique rental property, housed in a medieval vault. It's like stepping back in time with its ancient exposed stone, rustic bricks, and wooden beams, but don't worry, it's not lacking modern comforts. This cosy two-bedroom retreat is perfect for a small group of friends looking for adventure or a couple on a romantic getaway. You've got all the essentials: a fully-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, two bathrooms, and even parking if you decide to rent a car for your trip.

Rooms? Four bedrooms. Sleeps up to eight guests.
The mood? Steeped in history, enchanting, and undeniably romantic. Nos adorons.
Location perks? Situated in a vibrant neighbourhood, it's extremely central, making it an ideal base for exploring on foot or via the Metro.
Budget range? Enjoy an affordable group retreat in one of Paris' most sought-after Airbnbs.
Time Out tip: You're only a 10-minute jaunt away from iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Trocadero.


9. An Art Deco apartment with Eiffel Tower views

On the hunt for a romantic getaway? Picture yourself sipping wine on your spacious terrace while watching the lights twinkle across the Seine to the Eiffel Tower. This apartment isn’t just perfectly located, only a ten-minute stroll from Trocadéro, it’s also beautifully appointed inside. Its two floors are linked by a curved Art Deco staircase, and it boasts quirky and stylish furnishings. Interested? You’ll want to book this well in advance, as the waiting list has been known to stretch as far as a year.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps up to four guests. 
The mood? Enjoy balcony breakfasts and savour those incredible Eiffel Tower views.
Location perks? Just a little over 10 minutes to Trocadéro and a 15-minute walk to the Eiffel Tower.
Budget range? An unmissable luxury cityscape for couples or families.
Time Out tip: Ask the host Helen for her recommendations.

10. A studio apartment in Le Marais

Le Marais, known for its old-world charm, winding cobblestone streets, hidden courtyards, and tranquil gardens, sets the scene for this delightful studio. Unlike your typical Parisian apartment, it offers loads of light and space and comes complete with handy amenities like a washing machine and a well-equipped kitchenette. No need to fret over exorbitant taxi fares or long waits for buses – this centrally located gem allows you to stroll to most attractions with ease. It's the perfect snug hideaway for a quick escape.

Rooms? A one-bed studio. Sleeps up to four guests.
The mood? Oozing with vibrant and distinctive charm. 
Location perks? Incredibly central yet peacefully tucked away, striking the perfect balance between urban life and a private retreat.
Budget range? Enjoy a luxurious week-long stay.


11. A four-bedroom industrial loft in Canal St Martin

The owners of this fantastic rustic loft have done something pretty cool. They've taken an old industrial building and turned it into one of Paris's most beautiful Airbnb hideaways. It's spacious, with a massive living area featuring high ceilings and loads of natural light pouring in through the skylights. No wonder it's such a hit. Oh, and it's in Canal Saint-Martin, one of the hippest spots in the city. You’re just a short 15-minute stroll from Le Marais and there are lots of easy transport options nearby, meaning you can easily hop over to the classic tourist spots.

Rooms? Four bedrooms. Sleeps up to nine guests.
The mood? Trendy, welcoming, and snug.
Location perks? Well-connected via a direct Metro line to Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, Le Louvre, and Galeries Lafayettes. C’est super.
Budget range? A gloriously budget-friendly stay for large groups.

12. The terrace apartment in the Champs Elysées

This apartment champions elegant simplicity, with its big beautiful terrace attracting most of the attention. The stripped-back interiors are clean and functional, including the cute kitchen and pretty pink bathroom. You're likely to spend most of your time soaking up the sun and views on the private deck – that's accessible through the bedroom. Grab a seat on the rounded sofa for cocktails come the evening, and be sure to have your breakfast out on the bistro table. 

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps up to four guests. 
The mood? Classic and tasteful. 
Location perks? The exclusive location puts you next to Presidential Palace, in a chic neighbourhood that's also extremely safe thanks to the security surrounding it. Restaurants, art galleries and luxry shops are also on your doorstep. 
Budget range? The price you'd expect for a central location. 

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