8 Best Hostels in Paris

If you’re looking for the best hostels in Paris, look no further! Below, we’ve rounded up eight of the most popular and well-reviewed hostels that are sure to please. From budget-friendly accommodation to luxury digs and everything in between, you’ll find something here that fits your budget and style. The below list is by no means exhaustive; there are many more great places to stay if these don’t suit your needs!

Mama Shelter Paris

This is one of my favorite hostels in Paris. It is in a prime location, just off the Champs Elysées and next to the Arc de Triomphe. While it’s not as close to some tourist attractions as other hostels, it’s a short walk away from public transportation that can take you anywhere.

Located on one of Paris’s oldest streets, this place has over 300 reviews on Hostelworld and an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. With free WiFi throughout the property and communal areas, including a kitchen (with complimentary tea/coffee), TV lounge, games room, and terrace area where you can relax or play table tennis or pool with fellow travelers—there is plenty here for those looking for something more than just bed space at night!

The dorm rooms have between six and 12 beds depending on whether they’re female only or mixed bathrooms (which come with private showers). There are also private rooms available at additional cost if needed!

Grands Boulevards Hotel & Hostel

Located in the heart of Paris, Grands Boulevards Hotel & Hostel is a great choice for affordable, central accommodation. This hostel is close to the Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe, making exploring all of Paris’s major attractions easy. The hostel offers friendly staff, clean rooms with comfortable beds and air conditioning, and free breakfast every morning.

Free WiFi throughout the property will keep you connected at home or on the road!

St Christopher’s Inn Canal – The Loft

St Christopher’s Inn Canal – The Loft is an excellent hostel located in the 12th arrondissement that’s perfect for solo travelers. It has a clean, modern vibe and offers great value for money.

The location is also perfect: it’s just a short walk from Canal St Martin and Gare de l’Est. The rooms are bright, spacious, and comfortable—and plenty of them are always available, even during busy periods.

St Christopher’s Inn Canal – The Loft offers one of the best breakfasts in all of Paris (even included in your price), so you can start your day off right!

Generator Paris

Generator Paris is a great place to stay in Paris. If you’re looking for a hostel with a bar, restaurant, and cafe, Generator Paris is your destination. This hostel is located in the Marais district of Paris, which means it’s close to many tourist attractions, including Notre Dame Cathedral, Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and Musée d’Orsay.

Generator Paris was named one of Time Out’s best new hotels in 2017 and was awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Momo Hostel

Momo Hostel is one of the best options for budget travelers when it comes to hostels in Paris. It’s located near the Eiffel Tower and its metro station, making it easy to get around Paris on a budget. The staff is welcoming and friendly, ensuring guests feel at home. The hostel also offers fun activities like ping pong tournaments, movie nights, and city walking tours.


OKKO Hotels Paris Porte de Versailles has everything you need to make your stay in Paris easy and pleasant. The hostel is close to the metro, train, and bus stations, so you can easily get around town. Free WiFi throughout the building and complimentary breakfast, coffee, and tea all day. You can use the computer and printer for free. Your luggage will be safe at OKKO Hostels because there’s a locked storage room available on site (our staff will give you a key when you check in).

Best for business travelers!

One of the best hostels in Paris if you are traveling on business or conference is the Art’otel. It is located in the city’s heart and is close to many tourist attractions and other businesses.

The rooms at Art’otel are comfortable, with enough space to relax. Each room has its bathroom, and they are clean and well kept. The beds are comfortable too! There is also a kitchen where you can prepare meals if you don’t want to eat out daily.

There is free WiFi throughout the hostel so that everyone can stay connected while enjoying their stay here at Art’Otel Paris Montparnasse! The breakfast buffet has plenty of options from which guests can choose, including fresh bread & pastries; cereals & yogurt cups; fresh fruits & vegetables; cheeses & cold meats; French jams, etcetera.

Maison Souquet

Located in the heart of Paris, this hostel is close to many of the city’s most popular attractions. It’s within walking distance of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Seine River, as well as two metro stations (located on lines 6 and 14), which can take you to other major sites like the Louvre. The hostel also has shuttle buses that take guests to various parts of town, including Gare Montparnasse train station and Arc de Triomphe.

The hostel has air conditioning, shared bathrooms with showers or baths on each floor, laundry facilities, and a common room where guests can socialize or watch TV while enjoying a drink from the bar. The drinks are reasonably priced compared with those at other bars around town. WiFi access throughout most areas (including rooms), and lockers next to each bed so that you don’t have to leave anything valuable out in plain sight when sleeping there overnight. Make sure your valuables are safe by locking them up each night before heading out for dinner!


We hope this article has given you an idea of what hostels in Paris offer and which one might be suitable for your particular trip to this part of Europe. If there are still questions left unanswered, feel free to contact us through our website so that we can help!

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