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25 Best Places to Stay in Paris for Families in 2024 (With a Map)

Paris continues to be a popular destination with tourists, especially families since it is not only affordable but offers endless opportunities for fantastic experiences. Of course, there are world-famous museums and landmarks, beautiful parks and churches, and glorious food to be enjoyed, but where to stay in Paris with kids? It’s a question that is commonly asked, but not easily answered. These are some of the best places to stay in Paris for families.

25 Best Places to Stay in Paris with Kids

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Which is the best arrondissement to stay in Paris with kids

Paris is divided into twenty neighborhoods (arrondissements), so you will want to pay attention to the arrondissement when booking your accommodation. Arrondissements are arranged in a clockwise spiral pattern from the center of the city, with central Paris being the 1st arrondissement. However, a central location doesn’t always mean convenience.

Map of recommended family-friendly Paris hotels

Overview of the main Paris arrondissements

Families looking to stay close to the city’s main attractions will want to be close to the 1st arrondissement which is close to the Louvre Museum, Jardin des Tuileries, and Jardin du Palais Royal. This means plenty of access to parks for kids to play and nice walks along the Seine.

The 4th arrondissement is referred to as the Marais district, filled with shops, restaurants, and charming cafés. It’s not far from Notre Dame Cathedral (there’s a small playground adjacent to it), and it has easy access to the river and metro.

Luxembourg Gardens Paris sailboats

For families visiting Paris who want a hotel room with Eiffel Tower views (or easy access to the tower), we would recommend the 7th arrondissement. There’s a huge green space on one side of the tower, and the river on the other. This area is also home to the Musée d’Orsay, the Palais Bourbon, and the Rodin Museum.

When you see Rive Gauche (Left Bank), those are the arrondissements on the southern part of the Seine River, Rive Droite (Right Bank) are the arrondissements on the north side of the river. These are some of our favorite family-friendly hotels in Paris for you to consider.

Where to Stay in Paris with Family

Where to Stay in the 1st arrondissement (heart of Paris, close to Louvre and Jardin des Tuileries)

The 1st arrondissement of Paris, home to the Louvre and Palais Royal, is perfect for families. Its central location, coupled with gardens like the Tuileries, provides a blend of educational opportunities and leisurely outdoor activities suitable for all ages.

1. Hotel Opéra Richepanse

Hotel Opéra Richepanse occupies a prime location in Paris. Located near Opera Garnier and Champs Elysees, it’s convenient to everything families need, including sightseeing and transportation. 

The property offers a generous breakfast buffet and adjoining rooms that will sleep up to five people. There are endless restaurant options nearby and room service is available 24 hours a day.

2. Hotel du Louvre

The Hotel du Louvre, is located across from the Louvre Museum, and it is an ideal choice for families visiting Paris. It is also within walking distance of the Tuileries Gardens and the Palais Royal, and located in the heart of the city’s fashion district, providing easy access to local restaurants and cafes. 

Hotel du Louvre Paris with kids
Photo credit: Hyatt

This Hyatt property offers a blend of historic charm and modern amenities, including family-friendly features like cribs and a fitness center. Family suites feature a king bed for parents and a separate room with two bunk beds that your kids are sure to love.

Expect a high level of service and comfort, with many rooms offering beautiful views of the city’s landmarks.

3. Hotel Regina Louvre

Hotel Regina Louvre is an exceptional choice for family vacations in Paris, particularly due to its central location and family-friendly amenities. The property has family rooms that sleep 4, with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Their family suites offer 2 bedrooms and 1 or 2 bathrooms. The hotel also offers daycare service, a children’s menu, and even gear such as high chairs and changing tables.

Hotel Regina Louvre stands as a luxurious and convenient base for families visiting Paris, offering easy access to major attractions, spacious and comfortable accommodations, and a range of amenities designed to cater to both adults and children.

2nd arrondissement – Where to Stay in Paris with Kids

The 2nd arrondissement is known for its vibrant market streets such as Rue Montorgueil and close proximity to several parks and family-friendly attractions.

4. Park Hyatt Vendôme

The Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme is a luxurious and family-friendly hotel located in the heart of Paris, making it an excellent choice for families looking to soak up the city’s rich history and vibrant culture.

Situated on Rue de la Paix, a famous upscale shopping avenue, the hotel is just a short walk from Place Vendome and close to the Opera Metro station. Attractions such as the Palais Garnier and the Louvre Museum are within a comfortable walking distance.

Park Hyatt Vendome paris view
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The property has several 2 and 3-bedroom suites that are perfect for families. There is also an apartment should you be looking for more space.

For dining, the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme does not disappoint, with multiple restaurants including a Michelin-starred option, Pur’ by Jean-François Rouquette. The hotel’s grand spa, 24-hour fitness center, and child-friendly amenities such as babysitting services and highchairs make it a convenient choice for families traveling with children.

Where to Stay in the 3rd and 4th arrondissements (Le Marais)

The Marais might be the best area to stay in if you are looking to experience “life like a local”. This is a trendy area of the city, with boutiques, the Place des Vosges, Centre Pompidou, narrow streets, and Marché des Enfants Rouges, the oldest covered market in Paris. Everywhere you look is Instagram-worthy, and we highly recommend this fantastic location when visiting Paris with teens

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5. Try a vacation rental

If you are traveling with a larger family (most hotels will not allow more than two or three to a room) or on a budget, it may be in your interest to look into renting an apartment during your stay. Some that we recommend or were recommended to us include:

If you want to see why we love vacation rentals for families, read this

Tips for vacation rentals: Always read the fine print. Only stay at properties with at least 15 reviews. Look for properties with a lot of photos. Consider booking a fully refundable hotel in case of any last-minute issues. Ask questions, if you’re not satisfied with the answers move on.

Best Places to Stay in Paris with kids – the 5th and 6th arrondissements (Latin Quarter/Saint-Germain)

Paris Left Bank, and more especially Saint-Germain-des-prés and Quartier Latin areas are among my favorites in Paris. This is a lively and safe district for families, with a wide range of restaurants and typical cafés. 

There is also plenty to do with kids in this part of Paris. Luxembourg Gardens, the Botanical Garden, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and a Seine River cruise are all nearby, making this a great location to use as a home base.

6. Hôtel du Levant

Hôtel du Levant is a great option for families looking for a mid-range Parisian hotel. This family-run property is just steps from the River Seine and Notre Dame Cathedral, and has easy access to the metro lines and Gare du Nord. The property can arrange transfer for those arriving to Orly or Charles de Gaulle airports.

The hotel has the perfect set up for families, offering triple and quadruple rooms. And while they might not have all the extra bells and whistles of high-end properties, they do offer free breakfast ensuring a great start to your day.

7. Hotel Left Bank Saint Germain

Hotel Left Bank Saint Germain is a charming and cozy hotel beautifully decorated like an old mansion with antique furniture and tapestries.

The hotel provides a quadruple room with a view of the flowered courtyard that is quite romantic. This has a very convenient location and is close to Notre-Dame (Recommended by Virginie at Travel with my Kids  (a native Parisian)).

Notre Dame Cathedral Seine River

8. Le Prince Régent Résidence & Spa

Le Prince Régent Résidence & Spa is in the 6th arrondissement near Luxembourg Gardens, the Pantheon, and the Sorbonne. The hotel is located in an 18th-century building that has been restored as an apartment/hotel. They offer several suites that can accommodate 4 to 6 people.

9. VRBO Apartment in the Latin Quarter

Check out this apartment that was rented through VRBO in the 5th arrondissement. The location of the apartment cannot be beaten. There are restaurants and shops all around and an open-air market at the end of the street 3 times a week.  

The apartment is within walking distance of most of the city’s main attractions and between 2 metro stations which makes commuting very easy. 

Latin Quarter in Paris

10. Pepper & Paper Apartments

Pepper & Paper Apartments are located in the heart of the Latin Quarter and offers 17 apartments of varying sizes. These are close to the Pantheon and Luxembourg Gardens. We loved our stay here when it was a different property.

The property has easy access to local markets and restaurants, and it’s easy to get to the metro or walk to many attractions on foot. Some apartments offer kitchenettes, so if your family is looking to save money on meals in Paris, this might be a good option.

11. Hôtel d’Aubusson

What’s not to love about a boutique hotel housed in a Parisian mansion that dates to the 17th century? The Hôtel d’Aubusson has an enviable location in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood, with easy access to the Latin Quarter, the Louvre, and Notre Dame.

Hotel dAubusson swimming pool
Photo credit: Hôtel d’Aubusson

The duplex loft rooms are perfect for families and can sleep 4 comfortably. There is a living area and bedroom on the ground floor with a lofted area that is perfect for kids. The hotel also has a 20-meter swimming pool that is one of the largest indoor hotel pools in the city.

12. Hotel Lutetia

Hotel Lutetia is located in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area on the Left Bank of the River Seine. It is perfect for families with its spacious accommodations, including suites that can comfortably fit family members. 

The family suites consist of a Junior suite with a connecting bedroom and can accommodate up to 5 people. They include a large living room space, and two bathrooms, which is very helpful when traveling with young kids. These rooms offer views of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district or the stunning Art-Deco patio of the Lutetia.

The hotel’s location in the heart of the glamorous Saint-Germain-des-Prés district puts guests within a short walking distance of le Bon Marché department store and relatively close to the Louvre Museum. It is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, and boutiques, making it an excellent choice for families exploring the city.

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13. Hotel Dame Des Arts

Hôtel Dame des Arts, located in the Latin Quarter, is a perfect choice for families. This boutique hotel offers easy access to major attractions and public transportation. Saint-Michel Metro Station is just a 2-minute walk away. Attractions like the Sainte-Chapelle and Île de la Cité are also a quick walk away.

Families will love the property’s interconnected rooms, which provide the ideal combination of space and convenience. Some of their suites offer an Eiffel Tower view for families seeking a quintessential Parisian experience.

Don’t miss an opportunity to see panoramic views from the hotel’s rooftop bar and restaurant. There is a wellness and fitness center, and the property can arrange for e-bike rentals so you can explore the city with ease.

Best Places to Stay in Paris near the Eiffel Tower – 7th arrondissement

The 7th arrondissement of Paris is home to the Eiffel Tower and the Musée d’Orsay. Its spacious parks, such as the Champ de Mars, provide ample room for children to play and families to picnic. This is an ideal location for those looking to combine outdoor activities with a taste of Parisian history and art.

14. One-Bedroom Apartment with an Eiffel Tower view

Located near the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalids, this charming, 1 bedroom apartment has a view of the Eiffel Tower (when you lean out the window). It is within a block of multiple restaurants, grocers, boulangerie, chocolate shop, and wine shop, and we were close to the famous Rue Cler fresh market.

Eiffel Tower spring day

15. La Bourdonnias

La Bourdonnais Hotel is a boutique luxury hotel that has a prime location near the Eiffel Tower and is an easy walk to many tourist attractions.

Many rooms have tower views and their spacious junior suites can sleep 4 people with a king bed and a sofa bed. For families who want convenience, there is a magnificent breakfast buffet available each morning.

Best Family Hotels in Paris in the 8th arrondissement (Opera/Galeries Lafayette/Louvre)

The 8th arrondissement of Paris is known for the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe,. With its array of parks, such as Parc Monceau, and family-friendly museums like the Palais de la Découverte, it provides a perfect blend of educational experiences and leisure activities.

16. Four Seasons George V

When it comes to luxury hotels in Paris, it’s hard to beat The Four Seasons Hotel George V. Located near the Champs-Elysées, this property provides easy access to iconic attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, with the George V Metro station just a 5-minute walk away.

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Family amenities include babysitting services, custom family travel itineraries, and welcome amenities for kids. The hotel’s commitment to family-friendly luxury extends to its accommodation options, offering spacious suites with the possibility of interconnecting rooms.

Four Seasons George V Paris
Photo credit: Four Seasons George V

This property has an indoor swimming pool (children can use it during dedicated hours), a spa, and a fitness center.

Families will be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining at Four Seasons George V, as they have 3 Michelin-star restaurants, Le Cinq, Le George, and L’Orangerie. If your young children aren’t ready for these experiences, there’s always room service or heading to one of the nearby restaurants.

17. InterContinental Paris Le Grand

The Le Grand is located in the Opera district and generally, you can walk almost everywhere with a pair of good walking shoes. It took us about 15 minutes to walk to Place de la Concorde near the entrance of the Christmas Market. 

We were all oohing and ahhing over the lights, the ambiance, and the fact we were in Paris at Christmas time! Truly special and magical. Shared by Lara Dorman of 2 Moms Travel 

18. Hyatt Paris Madeline

The Hyatt Paris Madeline is a charming boutique hotel and some suites have views of the Eiffel Tower and the rooftops of Montmartre. Located in the heart of the Madeline district, families have easy access to boulangeries, attractions, and shopping. 

The property has a hammam, spa, and fitness center, and is just a few steps away from the Champs-Elysées and Opera Garnier.

19. Hilton Paris Opera

The Hilton Paris Opera has an enviable location near the Louvre, Opéra Garnier, and the famous department stores; Galeries Lafayette and Le Printemps. Parents will enjoy cocktails in the opulent Le Grand Salon, which is listed as a historical monument. Galeries Lafayette is a must-visit!

Hilton Paris Opera lobby
Photo credit: Hilton

Families will love the Executive Rooms (that can sleep up to 3 with a roll away) that come with complimentary breakfast and access to the Executive Lounge. These can be connected to another room to make space for larger families.

Families will love the Executive Rooms (that can sleep up to 3 with a roll away) that come with complimentary breakfast and access to the Executive Lounge. These can be connected to another room to make space for larger families.

Where to Stay in Paris with kids in the 9th arrondissement

The 9th arrondissement of Paris is close to Opéra Garnier and the bustling Grands Boulevards. This vibrant area offers families a mix of cultural and entertainment options. Don’t miss shopping venues like the Galeries Lafayette, and a chance to explore Montmartre.

20. Astotel Properties

We had an issue with our Airbnb reservation (they canceled on us 6 days in advance of the stay and we were already in Paris). I spent five hours of our vacation researching hotels (I was not about to be burned by another home rental) and came upon Astotel, a chain of 3* and 4* hotels throughout the city. 

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Hotel Acadia rooms were clean and had views of the Paris rooftops.

Since we are a family of 5, it is difficult to find rooms that accommodate all of us, hence the creation of our article, the best places to stay in Paris for large families. Thankfully, Astotel had reasonably priced rooms and we found an affordable hotel with a three-person room and a two-person room, each for less than $200/night.

We stayed at the Hotel Acadia, and we could not have been happier. The staff was pleasant, the three-person room was spacious, the two-person room was standard size. Even better, breakfast was included. 

This chain of hotels allows you to stop at any of their properties during your stay for a snack or coffee. We definitely made use of this and visited Hotel George and Hotel Astoria for some lovely treats while out exploring.

The location was close to the Grands Boulevards Metro stop and we walked about 20 minutes to Sacre Coeur. It’s on a quiet side street just off Rue de Montmartre.

Where to Stay in Paris with children in the 15th arrondissement

21. Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower

The Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower is a five-minute walk from the Eiffel Tower and Park Champs des Mars. Rooms are clean and comfortable and families can stay in a family suite.

Some rooms offer views of the Eiffel Tower and Seine River and on-site dining is a perfect option for families after a busy day of sightseeing.

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Paris accommodations for families in the 16th arrondissement

The 16th arrondissement is known for its prestigious residential areas and cultural institutions like the Palais de Tokyo. The area offers families a quieter city experience. Its numerous parks, including the Jardin d’Acclimatation and Bois de Boulogne, provide vast green spaces for outdoor activities, as well as playgrounds.

22. The Peninsula Paris

The Peninsula Paris offers an exceptional family-friendly luxury experience in the 16th arrondissement, close to the Arc de Triomphe. 

This hotel offers spacious suites, ensuring comfort for families. Their Family Moments offer gives families 50% off an adjoining room for children under 12 (for up to 2 people) and complimentary American breakfast for everyone.

Arc de Triomphe

For families looking for unique opportunities, take advantage of the Peninsula Academy, which offers unique experiences like dessert-making with their pastry chef or exclusive access to the Paris Saint-Germain FC soccer club.

There are several bars and restaurants on-site, a spa and fitness center, and an indoor swimming pool (which children are allowed to use).

Family-friendly accommodations in Paris in the 18th arrondissement (Montmartre)

The 18th is known for the artistic hilltop district of Montmartre and the Sacré-Cœur Basilica. This area offers families a charming mix of cultural heritage and scenic views.

Its cobblestone streets, bustling markets, and numerous parks and playgrounds, such as the Square Louise Michel, provide a picturesque setting for family outings.

23. Montmartre Residence

Montmartre Residence is a 4-star property offering studios as well as 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. They can shop for groceries before your arrival, arrange transportation, and even deliver breakfast to your apartment. If you are driving in the city, this is a great option as they have a designated car park.

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24. Mickey’s Closest Neighbor Apartment

This vacation rental was perfect for Paris Disney because there was a free shuttle that would take you to Disney. It was only a few blocks away and there was a mall across the street with a ton of amazing shops and restaurants. This one was like a villa in a hotel more than an apartment. (Recommended by Amber of Global Munchkins)

Disneyland Paris park entrance

25. L’Elysée Val d’Europe

The L’Elysée Val D’Europe hotel is about a mile from Disneyland Paris, but they have a free shuttle to Disney Parks and Disney Village. It is steps away from the Val D’Europe, a shopping mall with dozens of stores and restaurants.

The hotel can easily be reached by train as it is 800 feet from the Val d’Europe train station, a quick 35 minutes from the Paris city center. 

Rooms at this property are quite spacious and they even offer an “XL Family Room” which is a connected space of two rooms, each with two queen beds.