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District map, Paris France. Image: www.away-to-paris.com

Paris district map. Image: http://www.away-to-paris.com

Recommended hotels, listed according to arrondissement (district) and star rating.

1st arrondissement

Sights: Musée du Louvre (Louvre Museum) , Tuileries Gardens , Jeu de Paume-National Galleries , Musee de l’Orangerie , Palais Royal, La Comédie Française (classic theater where Molière once played), Place Vendôme , Forum des Halles (shopping center and district) , Eglise Saint-Eustache , Chatelet and the Saint-Jacques Tower , Ile de la Cite , Sainte-Chapelle Chapel , Pont Neuf (oldest bridge in Paris)

Hotel Moliere (3-star): http://www.hotel-moliere.fr

2nd arrondissement

Sights: Rue Montorgueil area, Grands Boulevards area , Le Tour Jean-Sans-Peur , Paris Stock Exchange (Bourse de Paris) , Opéra Comique , Bibliothèque Nationale de France (French National Library) , Passage des Panoramas , Le Grand Rex

Hotel Ascot Opera (3-star): http://www.ascotparishotel.com

3d arrondissement

Sights: the Marais area , Musée Carnavalet (Paris history museum and Renaissance-era residence) , Picasso Museum , Musée des Arts et Métiers , Hotel de Soubise (Renaissance-era mansion) and the French National Archives , Musée de la Poupée (Paris Doll Museum)

Hostellerie du Marais (3-star): http://www.hostelleriedumarais.com

4th arrondissement

Sights: the Marais area, Centre Georges Pompidou and the National Museum of Modern Art , the Beaubourg area , St-Gervais St-Protais Church , St-Paul St-Louis Church , Hotel de Sens (Medieval mansion) , Place des Vosges , Hotel de Ville (Paris City Hall) , Old Jewish District (Rue des Rosiers and Le “Pletzl”) , Shoah Memorial and Museum , Place de la Bastille , Ile de la Cite , Ile Saint-Louis , Notre Dame Cathedral

Hotel Duo Axial Beaubourg (3-star): http://www.parishotelleduo.com

5th arrondissement (the Latin Quarter)

Sights: the Saint-Michel area , the Sorbonne , the Panthéon , Place Saint-Michel , Musée and Hotel de Cluny (Medieval Museum and Gardens) , Jardin des Plantes , La Grande Mosquée de Paris (Paris Mosque, tearoom and hammam) , Institut du Monde Arabe , Rue Mouffetard area , Arènes de Lutece (Roman-era coliseum)

Hotel les Rives de Notre Dame  (4-star): http://paris-hotel-rivesnotredame.com

Hotel Select (3-star): http://paris-hotel-select.com

6th arrondissement

Sights: Saint-Germain des Prés abbey and area , Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Garden) , Odéon Theater , Saint-Sulpice Church , Café Les Deux Magots and Café de Flore (former hangout of artists and writers) , Le Procope (oldest café in Paris) , Hotel Lutetia (famous historic hotel)

Hotel de l’Abbaye (4-star): http://www.hotelabbayeparis.com

Hotel Dauphine (3-star): http://dauphine-paris-hotel.com

Hotel Aramis (3-star): http://aramis-paris-hotel.com

Hotel Sevres (3-star): http://hotelsevressaintgermain.com

Hotel Aviatic (3-star): http://aviatic-hotelsaintgermain.com

Hotel Edouard VI (3-star): http://hoteledouard6.com

7th arrondissement

Sights: Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars , Musée d’Orsay , Rodin Museum , French National Assembly , Hôtel Matignon (seat of the Prime Minister) , École Militaire , Hôtel des Invalides (not a hotel at all, but a former military complex, and resting place of Napoleon I) , Musée de Quai Branly (indigenous arts museum) , Maillol Museum , Eugène Delacroix Museum , Bon Marché Department Store and Gourmet Market, Rue Cler area

Hotel de l’Alma (3-star): http://alma-paris-hotel.com

Hotel Lindbergh (3-star): http://paris-hotel-lindbergh.com

Hotel du Quai Voltaire (2-star): http://www.quaivoltaire.fr

8th arrondissement

Sights: Arc de Triomphe , Avenue des Champs-Elysées , Grand Palais , Petit Palais , Elysée Palace (home to French President) , Théâtre des Champs-Élysées , Eglise de la Madeleine , Hotel de Crillon (one of the oldest luxury hotels in Paris) , Maxim’s Art Nouveau “Collection 1900” Museum , Musée Jacquemart-André , Musée Cernuschi (Asian art museum) , Parc Monceau , Pont Alexandre III

Hotel Franklin Roosevelt (4-star): http://www.paris-hotel-roosevelt.com

Hotel Rochester (4-star): http://www.paris-hotel-rochester.com

Hotel Chateau Frontenac (4-star): http://www.frontenac-paris-hotel.com

Hotel La Maison (4-star): http://www.lamaisonchampselysees.com

Hotel Concortel (3-star): http://www.concortel-paris-hotel.com

Hotel Elysees Ceramic (3-star): http://www.ceramic-paris-hotel.com

9tharrondissement

Sights: Opera Garnier (Historic Paris Opera) , Galeries Lafayette Department Store , Printemps Department Store , Musée Grevin (Wax Museum) , Olympia Theater and Concert Hall (historic performances by Edith Piaf) , Les Folies Bergères Cabaret , Musée du Parfum Fragonard (Perfume Museum) , Musée de la Vie Romantique , Grands Boulevards area

Hotel Athenee (4-star): http://www.hotel-athenee.com

Hotel Plaza Opera (3-star): http://www.plaza-opera-paris.com

Hotel France Albion (2-star): http://www.albion-paris-hotel.com

Hotel le Faubourg (2-star): http://parishotellefaubourg.com

Hotel de Paris (Maubeuge) (2-star): http://parishoteldeparis.com

Hotel Place de Clichy (2-star): http://hotel-paris-moulin-rouge.com

10th arrondissement

Sights: Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est area , Canal Saint-Martin area , Place Sainte-Marthe , New Morning (famous Paris jazz club)

Hotel de Maubeuge (2-star): http://paris-hotel-maubeuge.com

Hotel Saint Quentin (2-star): http://paris-hotel-saint-quentin.com

Hotel Marciano (2-star): http://www.marcianohotel-garedunord.com

11th arrondissement

Sights: Place de la Bastille , Cirque d’hiver , Oberkampf area , Edith Piaf Museum , Maison des Métallos (arts and culture center – former metalworkers’ house) , Place de la République

Hotel Croix de Malte (2-star): http://croixdemalte-paris-hotel.com

12nd arrondissement

Sights: Place de la Bastille , Opera Bastille (Opera National de Paris) , Faubourg Saint-Antoine area , Promenade plantée (gardens and walkway built on the site of a defunct above-ground railway) , Viaduc des arts , Bois de Vincennes (enormous park, often referred to as “Paris’s lungs” , Picpus Cemetery , Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy (stadium and concert hall) , Parc de Bercy , Bercy Village (a decidedly modern outdoor shopping “village”, which was built using former wine warehouses) , Gare de Lyon (restaurant Le Train Bleu)

Grand Hotel de France (2-star): http://hotel-defrance-paris.com

13th arrondissement

Sights: Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris National Library) , Butte aux Cailles area , Chinatown (one of Paris’s largest, and major site for Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris) , Manufacture des Gobelins (tapestries manufacturing museum) , Gare d’Austerlitz

14th arrondissement

Sights: Montparnasse tower , Montparnasse Cemetery , Paris Catacombs museum , Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain (Cartier Contemporary Art Foundation) , Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson (photography) , Lenin Museum , Musée Jean Moulin (tribute to the French resistance hero) , Rue Daguerre (market street) , Parc Montsouris , Cité Universitaire (university housing campus with buildings in various styles of architecture)

Holiday Inn Paris Montparnasse (3-star): http://parishotelparnasse.com

15th arrondissement

Sights: Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center and Palais des Sports , Musée Bourdelle , Musée Pasteur , Aquaboulevard (Europe’s largest waterpark)

Hotel du Petit Louvre (2-star): http://hotel-paris-petitlouvre.com

Hotel Baldi (2-star): http://baldi-paris-hotel.com

16th arrondissement

Sights: Passy area , Passy Cemetery , Palais de Tokyo , Musée Marmottan Monet , Maison de Balzac , Fondation Le Corbusier , Jardin d’Acclimatation (amusement park for small children) , Parc des Princes (stadium and concert venue) , Maison de Radio France , Musée Baccarat , Musée Clemenceau , Musée Galliera

17th arrondissement

Sights: Batignolles area (former stomping grounds of artists and writers including Emile Zola and Edouard Manet) , Parc Monceau , Place de Clichy

Hotel Ampere (4-star): http://parishotelampere.com

Hotel Splendid Etoile (4-star): http://www.paris-hotel-splendid.com

Hotel Elysees Parc Monceau (3-star): http://hotel-elysees-parc-monceau.com

Hotel Belfast (3-star): http://www.hotelbelfastparis.com

Hotel Elysee Etoile (2-star): http://elysee-etoile-paris-hotel.com

18th arrondissement

Sights: Montmartre area , Sacre-Coeur Basilica , Montmartre Cemetery , Place des Tertres , Le Moulin Rouge Cabaret , Le Moulin de la Galette (real windmill, the subject of a painting of the same name by Renoir) , Dali Museum , Le Moulin Rouge and the Pigalle area , La Chapelle: “Little Jaffna” (Sri Lankan district) , Barbes and la Goutte d’Or neighborhoods (African and North African districts)

Hotel Damremont (2-star): http://damremont-paris-hotel.com

19th arrondissement

Sights: Buttes-Chaumont park (a former limestone quarry that was transformed into a sprawling, romantic-style park in the 19th century) , Canal de l’Ourq , Parc de la Villette and La Cité des Sciences (Science and Industry Museum) , The La Chapelle/Little Sri Lanka area

20th arrondissement

Sights: Père-Lachaise Cemetery , Parc de Belleville , Belleville area , Gambetta and Bagnolet area (birthplace of Edith Piaf) , La Flèche d’Or (famous nightclub)

Hotel Palma (2-star): http://www.paris-hotel-palma.com

 

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