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20 Best Vacation Rentals & Airbnbs in Paris, France

With the world of international travel opening up after the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Paris is a dream destination for many travelers. The city is a delight at every turn, from Lady Irion, the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre, the Notre Dame to the Seine. Everyone wants to visit Paris, the City of Light and Love.

Hotel accommodation in Paris requires deep pockets at best. This is where vacation rental companies like VRBO and Airbnb come in – Paris offers the second-largest global market for the homestay scene; the downside is the list is exhausting and dizzying.

On average, the nightly rate of an Airbnb in Paris ranges from $120 to over $2200, with the summer months typically being the most expensive. The best Airbnb in Paris doesn’t necessarily need to be the most luxurious one; they need to suit your needs.

We have trawled Paris listings and picked the most affordable and best Paris Airbnbs and VRBOs. Whether traveling solo, in a group, with family, or on a romantic hideaway, we have every option for you!

TLDR

Best Airbnbs in Paris

1. Eiffel Tower IN your Living Room

Studio Apartment in Paris
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Address: Eiffel Tower, Paris (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Solo travelers will love the location of this studio apartment, with the Eiffel Tower always insight from the living room and kitchen. You can choose to go budget or lux, to stop and take in that view. Amenities include high-speed Wi-Fi and modern amenities such as a washer/dryer and microwave. 

This newly redecorated one-bedroom studio apartment with one bathroom offers absolute comfort, with only a short walk away from the Eiffel Tower, a Beaugrenelle department store, and the subway. It is within walking distance of most of the top tourist attractions in all of France. Leisurely morning coffee with a freshly baked croissant from one of the many delicious bakeries is sure to set the mood for the day. 

With a price tag of $125+ USD per night (with added fees for service and cleaning) for stunning Eiffel Tower views, it is undoubtedly one of the best affordable Airbnb in Paris. A four-night booking is required, with prices varying during high and low seasons.

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2. In the Heart of Montmartre is a Secret Garden

Charming Studio with a Garden in the Middle of Montmartre
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Address: Montmartre District (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Accommodation in Paris for under $150 is a rarity, which makes this one of the best affordable Airbnb in Paris. This charming studio apartment situated on the border of the 18th Arrondissement in the heart of the Montmartre district is $113 + USD per night.

This tiny one-bedroom, single-bathroom studio is a tight squeeze, but it can be forgiven with so much squeezed into the small space. A kitchenette, dining area and kitchenette, Wi-Fi, and complimentary toiletries are included.

With your secret garden in a private courtyard to relax after a walking tour to the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre and Moulin Rouge, this small studio fits the bill for one of the best Airbnbs in Paris today.

So close to the fabulous Moulin Rouge and a steal at this price! Be sure to book this one. A four-night minimum booking is required, with added costs for cleaning and service included.

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3. Tour Eiffel Vue Fantastique

Tour Eiffel Vue Fantastiqu Studio et Balcon Prives
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Address: 281 Rue de Vaugirard, 15th Arrondissement, 75015 Paris, France.

The iconic Eiffel Tower is a mere 600m from this beautiful Airbnb. Hosted by super host Fred, the accommodation is close to the Champs de Mars, Rodin Museum, and the Arc de Triomphe. Enjoy breakfast on the sun terrace before taking a city tour in a barge floating on the Seine River. Several bus stations are close at hand, which will be your jumpstart to tour the city and enjoy the many restaurants and sights Paris offers.

Amenities include free Wi-Fi, a must to keep in contact with family when traveling; cable flat-screen TV, washing machine with a fridge and microwave. This studio one-bedroom apartment has a private bathroom with service and cleaning added to the $264+ USD per night; prices vary seasonally.

Waking up to this stunning view makes this one of the best Airbnbs with Eiffel tower views for you to add to your travel itinerary.

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4. An Artist Studio near the Jardin du Luxembourg

Artist Studio near the Jardin du Luxembourg
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Address: 14th Arrondissement, Paris (Exact address confirmed on booking)

A quiet loft in a former artist studio near Jardin du Luxembourg boasts a two-story library, making this Airbnb a book lovers’ oasis. This one-bedroom loft is filled with tons of natural light from the double-height windows, pops of bright color, and works of art.

This Airbnb, situated at the border of the 14th and 6th Arrondissements, is ideally situated to explore this artist’s paradise. Close to the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Paris catacombs, and the underrated Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain.

Hosted by Francessca and Mattieu, this loft in a very friendly neighborhood can accommodate up to four people; there is a sleeper couch downstairs. All of this for $157 + USD per night! Perfect for a taste of Parisian life, this is one of the best Airbnb’s Paris for art and book lovers alike, and you can book it right here.

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5. Kai’s Kitchen – A Foodie Delight

Kai's Kitchen, Paris
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Address: 11th Arrondissement, Paris (Exact address confirmed on booking)

The star of this apartment has a drool-worthy kitchen. Located in the heart of hippie Paris, the kitchen with its enormous dining room table alone makes this one of the best Airbnb for couples in Paris.

The kitchen is a foodie’s dream, a rare space for cooking in the heart of Paris with a three-meter long table that seats 12 with gourmet appliances, unimaginable gadgets, knives, plating options, and all the essentials to make this a gastronomic affair of the heart. This stunning location is close to Marche Bastille, a farmer’s market overflowing with local cheeses, fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, and artisanal bread. The nearest metro station, the Voltaire Metro Station, Line nine, is within walking distance. Just take it all in!

This beautiful apartment has a light-filled bedroom with a double sofa bed and 17th Century fixtures in the small bathroom with a terrace for cocktails.

Hosted by super host Kai, this one-bedroom apartment is suitable for solo travelers or couples but not for regular tourists. With prices from $225+ USD per night and cleaning and services fees added, this Airbnb is a dream for foodie travelers.

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6. Upper-level Loft in Historical Building with Cathedral Ceilings

Luminous Upper Level Loft in Historical Building
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Address: 2nd Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

This classically French and jaw-dropping apartment in central Paris with a Juliet balcony is on the upper floor of a historical building. With beautiful cathedral ceilings, exposed wooden beams, and floor-to-ceiling cabinets painted in Robin’s blue with a tiny but functional kitchen, this apartment is one of the best Airbnbs in Paris for a couple. This apartment in Paris is perfect for two, priced from $226+ USD per night with one bedroom, one bedroom, and one and a half baths.

Hosted by super host Sebastien and located in the 2nd Arrondissement, you’ll be within walking distance to the Palais Garnier opera house and Le Louvre, the Grands Boulevards station line, and several cafes and restaurants. Live a laid-back Parisian lifestyle and add this stunning Airbnb to your tour itinerary. 

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7. A 19th Century Sky Dome in Paris, Île-de-France

19th Century Sky Dome Room
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Address: 3rd Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Inspired by exotic lands and far-off travels! When looking for an Airbnb that fits the bill as an opulent, over-the-top luxury, step into this 19th Century four-bedroomed, glass-covered villa with a price tag to match. The many features include a pool table, a wet bar, a private spa, an indoor hot tub, and a home gym.

With three large queen-sized bedrooms, a bunk bed, and five bathrooms, this villa can easily sleep ten and is suitable for families traveling together, including the nanny.

Appointed for the discerning traveler as an Airbnb Luxe; for an additional, a concierge is on hand to plan your excursions to nearby museums, galleries, and boutique shops, as well as arrange airport transfers and a housekeeper.

This glass-domed villa is ideal for discerning travelers looking for the best luxury Airbnb in Paris. From $2363 + USD per night with added hospitality fees. This one is a must to book for travelers looking for luxury!

8. Family-Friendly Charm in Paris – The Atelier

Atelier of Artist at Marais district, Paris Center
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Address: 3rd Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

How often do you find a three-bed family home in central Paris with a full set up, ready-to-play kids’ room with porthole windows and bunk beds? The owner of this Airbnb had kids in mind when setting up this fantastic homestay. Included are play sets, a crib, and child-sized crockery.

This home is a genuine sewing Atelier, refurbished in 2020, located in the heart of the “Le Marais” district, with a one-minute walk to the substation. The Atelier sleeps six in three separate bedrooms with one private bathroom and is ideally situated close to a host of Paris tourist attractions. This family homestay ticks the boxes for safety and peace.

From $282 + USD per night with added service and cleaning fees, this is the perfect place for a family wanting to discover the heart of Paris! A two-night minimum stay is required for booking.

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9. Bare-stone Romance in the Heart of Paris – Le Marais

Romantic Paris Apartment Dining Area
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Address: 3rd Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

With all the romance of yesteryear, exposed brick walls beneath Le Paree’s streets in a medieval vault is a romantic Airbnb for couples.

Located in the famous Marais de Paris, this hip area that was once the Jewish quarter is still home to several Kosher restaurants. The grassy Place des Vosges, the oldest planned square in Paris, is surrounded by elegant arcades and the museum of writer Musée Victor Hugo, where the writer lived. Art and romance go hand-in-hand; take the time to visit the Center for Contemporary Photographic Art, the Maison Européenne de la Photographie.

Hosted by super hosts Alain-Dora, enjoy exceptional hospitality with à la carte services: shopping, candlelit dinner, and cleaning. This beautiful homestay sleeps eight guests in four bedrooms with two bathrooms, from $316 + USD per night, with added service and cleaning fees. Set in Le Paree, the City of Lights and Romance, don’t let this listing slip through your fingers.

10. Panthéon Luxembourg Gardens Charming Two Bed

Charming Two Bedroom Home
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Address: 6th Arrondissement Paris, Île-de-France, France (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Your kids will love romping around the famous Jardin du Luxembourg in the heart of the 6th Arrondissement, a sprawling green oasis for them to tumble and play. 

The stunning sky-domed home is on the border of the 5th and 6th Arrondissements, with a five-minute walk to the gardens, making this one of the best Airbnbs in Paris for families. The completely renovated apartment is on the fourth floor, with air conditioning and elevator access, both rarities in Parisian apartments, fresh flowers on arrival, and French wine; the little things count.

The apartment, located in the Latin Quarter, has two queen-sized rooms, with a baby cot available on request, and two bath tubs. Families will love the fully equipped kitchen and the flat-screen TV with cable and Wi-Fi. Perfectly priced from $406 + USD per night, with a five-night minimum booking, you can feel part of an authentic Parisian French neighborhood when renting this listing

11. Villa Saxe Eiffel, Four-Star Luxury in the Heart of Paris

Villa Saxe Eiffel Hotel Room
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Address: 7th Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

The four-star Villa Saxe Eiffel, located on a quiet Parisian alley, is all about you, the guest. This hotel ticks all the boxes with fully equipped, inviting rooms, from the buffet breakfast in the lounge bar to your private balcony. Amenities include Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, a phone, and complimentary tea and coffee for those extra-long mornings in bed. Located in the center of Paris, this is one of the best Airbnbs in Paris for couples.

With so much to see, you are surrounded by the romance and beauty of central Paris. Spend the morning at the Champ de Mars Park, a beautiful green space in Paris in the 7th Arrondissement, between the École Militaire, the Military School to the southeast, and the iconic Eiffel Tower. The art at the Musée d’Orsay is an absolute feast for the eye.

This beautifully appointed room sleeps two guests in one bedroom with a private bath. From $189 + USD a night, live a Parisian lifestyle in the best Airbnb in Paris for couples!

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12. Romance in Paris at the foot of the Louvre and Tuileries

Romantic Suite
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Address: 1st Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Romance is the theme of this Paris Airbnb. Set in the style of Louis XV, Louis XVI, Empire, and Art Nouveau with enormous windows for light, this homestay in the City of Light oozes romance.

Think antique furniture, rich crimson furnishings juxtaposed by a palette of greys and white linens. This Paris Airbnb is perfect for a couple to explore the rich antique treasure in Paris.

This bright studio apartment is the perfect base to explore Paris’s rich history and romance, located near the Le Louvre and Tuileries metro in the heart of the 1st Arrondissement. From $169 + USD per night, this beautiful one-bed studio must be the best romantic Airbnb in Paris for antique lovers to call home for their stay.

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13. Art Deco apartment with Eiffel Tower views

Art Deco Apartment Eiffel Tower
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Address: 16th Arrondissement, Paris, Île-de-France, France (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Drink in the glittering lights over the Seine to the Eiffel Tower while sipping a glass of French wine on your private terrace. A subliminal Airbnb in Paris.

This two-story art deco 120 sqm apartment is located a ten-minute walk from the Trocadéro. The inside is just as beautiful with eclectic furnishings, drop-dead gorgeous wallpaper, and inviting comfort with a curved art deco staircase connecting the two floors. Amenities include a well-appointed kitchen, Wi-Fi, lounge, dining room, and modern furnishings. This apartment in Paris can comfortably host four, with two bedrooms and two baths. 

On your doorstep, bus 72 takes you along the Seine to the Palais de Tokyo, the Magnifique Louvre, Place de la Concordeand the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral – temporally closed due to a devasting fire on 05 April 2019.

Prices are around $413 + USD per night with a minimum three-night booking; you will want to rush and book this in-demand Paris Airbnb!

14. Suite Deluxe – Eiffel Tower View

Apartment with Garden
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Address: 15th Arrondissement of Paris (Exact address confirmed on booking)

This super peaceful homestay has so much to offer! With a comfortable walk to the Eiffel Tower, you will find this double-story two-bed luxury apartment with a private garden at $349 + USD per night. With your tranquil private terrace, you can live like a Parisian in this luxury Airbnb in the heart of Paris.

This fantastic two-bed apartment sleeps six, with a two-bed sleeper couch in the living room, two full baths, and an open plan fully equipped kitchen and dining room; there is no shortage of luxury for your family.

With three conveniently located metros, deciding what to see first is not easy. Take a cruise on the Seine in open tourist boats, an adventure for your kids. With restaurants, brasseries, and a famous food market so close, this is the best luxury family vacation rental in Paris.

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15. Studio Apartment in Saint Germain des Prés

Saint Germain des Prés Apartment
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Address: Saint-Germain district (Exact address confirmed on booking)

Old-world charm meets modern elegance. Live like a local in Paris in this beautiful studio apartment in the heart of St.-Germain-des-Pres. This modern accommodation, filled with lots of natural light and beautiful furniture, is perfectly equipped for a morning cup of coffee.

This modern studio is new to Airbnb and offers a well-equipped kitchen and all the amenities one needs when traveling. This studio is pet friendly, so you can bring along your furry companions.

This apartment is within walking distance of the top Paris tourist attractions and eateries, like the Pont des Arts, the Louvre Museum, and the Musée d’Orsay. From $118 + USD per night, don’t miss out on this exceptional Airbnb in Paris.

16. “Alphonse” on The Seine

Studio on House Boat
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Address: Port de Suffren – Harbor / Marina in Paris. (Exact address provided with the confirmation of booking.)

For the traveler looking for a truly unforgettable vacation in the city of Paris, why not book a few nights or more in this unique houseboat? Moored on the banks of the Seine, next to the Eiffel Tower, “Alphonse,” built in the early 1930s, offers charm and comfort for two people with a pressure shower, kitchen, and small fridge with a queen-sized bed and private bath.

Enjoy evenings on the deck with an unforgettable vista of the Eiffel Tower and the Paris skyline and harbor views. Children will enjoy this unique experience of sleeping in a boat on the river. A crib is available on request with a bonus of toys and books to add to their stay.

This riverboat is a unique Airbnb in Paris at $159 + USD per night with a minimum of a three-night stay. Getting around the city on foot or the metro is easily accessible from this great little spot. A bonus is the continual favorable guest reviews. Act now, as this Airbnb on the Seine is sure to book up quickly!

17. A four-bedroom industrial loft on Canal St-Martin

Loft on Canal Saint Martin
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Address: Canal Saint-Martin (Exact address confirmed with confirmation of booking.)

Look at it! This loft is flipping enormous! A wonderfully converted old industrial building has been transformed into one of the best Airbnbs in Paris for families.

Light, airy, and situated in Canal Saint-Martin, hip-trendy, with a 15-minute walk from Le Marais. With skylights in the high-ceilinged living space, there is tons of room for the family to relax. The metro is close at hand to take you to the top Paris tourist spots for art lovers to the trendy local market. Picasso Museum, Les enfants rouges Market, Centre Pompidou, the list just goes on.

A family-friendly loft in a quiet, private courtyard can accommodate up to 11 guests. A fully equipped kitchen, a washer/dryer, nook under the stairs, a mezzanine area, and a study area. The four rooms and nine beds can accommodate up to eleven guests and includes two and a half bathrooms. With a cot on request, this is sure to please the family.

Priced from $510 + USD per night with a minimum stay of three night-stay and an eight-night stay at year-end. This family Airbnb has boatloads of space for the family to roll around in, book today!

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18. Charming Apartment in Champs Elysées

Charming Apartment with Balcony
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Address: 8th Arrondissement of Paris (Exact address confirmed on booking)

A charming apartment with an American Embassy downstairs (alright, it’s a Starbucks) and your own parking space, this cozy apartment offers one bedroom that can sleep up to six people; this is ideal for family or friends exploring Paris.

With a handy supply of books and toys to keep the children entertained, mom and dad relax on the patio with a French wine after a day of site-seeing. From $248 + USD per night with a daily cleaning added, a long-term rental of up to 28 days is available, with the bonus of a weekly discount.

Conveniently located close to the subway and a one-minute walk from the Champs Elysées, this wonderful little Airbnb in Paris should be on your list.

19. Cozy Family Apartment between Les Invalides and St Germain

Family Apartment
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Address: 7th Arrondissement (Exact address confirmed on booking)

This stunning guest-ready spacious apartment is perfect for enjoying the best of Paris. The one-bedroom apartment offers a fully equipped kitchen and living room with a sofa that doubles up as an extra bed, and the bathroom has the essentials on hand, saving you packing space. A crib is available on request. We request that guests refrain from smoking; we have a zero-tolerance policy. A bonus (especially for teens or digital nomads like myself), is a streaming service and Wi-Fi.

Getting around is especially easy as this homestay is a four-minute walk away from the Varenne metro station. You can enjoy all the top tourist sites, museums, and eatery’s from this delightfully cozy apartment in Paris.

The nightly rate of $240 + USD is seasonal with a once-off cleaning fee of $97 + USD; this self-check-in property is the best affordable Airbnb in Paris for small families.

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20. Quiet & Central in the Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle

Apartment in the 2nd Arrondissement
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Address: 25th of Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle (Exact address confirmed on booking)

The peace and tranquility of the apartment are tangible, with the windows opening into a private courtyard. Located in the middle of the historical area of Paris on the 2nd Arrondissement, this is a wonderful Airbnb for families, with five guests accommodated in bedrooms with three beds and one bath.

Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen where guests can cook their meals, including a Nespresso coffee maker, washer/dryer, air conditioner, heating, and internet access.

At $405 + USD per night (minimum of a five-night stay) with a once-off cleaning fee of $97, the little things count with a complimentary welcome pack of tea, coffee, orange juice, and milk.

Surrounded by cafes, bars, restaurants, and shops with the nearest metro one minute away, this is one of the best family Airbnb’s to book in Paris.

FAQs

Are Airbnbs good in Paris?

Mostly yes, but as with any hotel or holiday rental, you get those that fall far short of what is advertised or paid for. Guest reviews are one of the best ways to evaluate Airbnbs.

Are Airbnbs legal in Paris?

The short answer is yes. They are – rather unsurprisingly so. I can’t believe you’d even ask that. it’s Paris; one of the most visited cities on the planet. In fact, Paris owns the second-largest homestay market in the world.

Is it safe to use Airbnb in Paris?

For the most part, yes, Paris is a pretty safe city in general, but due diligence is the key here. If the offer is too good to be true, well, it probably is, and it is best to leave those off your travel itinerary.

Where should I get an Airbnb in Paris?

Paris is synonymous with the Iconic Eiffel Tower. Whilst not actually considered one of the seven wonders of the world, it is one of the most recognizable structures (if not the most) world-over. I’d recommend getting a vacation rental that gives you a view of this metal marvel.