(Top 20) Best Places to stay in Paris for Families

by | Dec 9, 2022 | Prepare your family trip in Paris

Where to sleep in Paris with your family: the top 20 nicest hotels

You have decided to visit Paris with your family and now the famous question comes up: where to stay?
To help you, we have made a selection of places to stay in Paris with your family, with a reading by district, by budget and a special selection for large families.

In this article, you will find handpicked hotels and aparthotels, tested, approved and recommended by families who visited Paris with children under 12 years old (not mini-adults, what 😜).

Au programme, pour vous simplifier la vie :

And to simplify the organization of your program once in Paris with your children:

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Where to sleep in Paris with children : selection by arrondissements (neighborhoods)

1 – The “family” hotels in the Eiffel Tower area

7th arrondissement – Accessible via metro lines 6 and 10, RER C.

Photo de la Tour Eiffel

Le Yooma, located a few steps from the Eiffel Tower, is a real little cocoon for families. The hotel offers rooms for 2 to 6 people: double bed, single bed and Pod. The Pods are enclosed beds that offer space, privacy, digital connection and comfort! For example, if you are a family of 4, you will have a double bed as well as 2 pods. Note that the pods are designed for children who already sleep in a single bed.
In addition to this, take advantage of their many services dedicated to families: nursery space on each floor, a kitchen equipped to prepare baby bottles or warm up a little potty, a play area.

L’aparthotel Adagio Paris Centre Tour Eiffel, very well located, it is ideal for walking the streets of Paris with children and you will be 10 minutes by metro from the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées. 
The hotel offers apartments for 4 people with 1 double bed and 1 double sofa bed, and for 6 people with twin beds as well! Take advantage of their kitchenette and the kids corner with educational and ecological games and coloring books.

Le Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel is located near the Eiffel Tower and facing the Seine to enjoy a magnificent view during your stay. 
Children under 16 years of age are accommodated free of charge in your room and benefit from a free breakfast. They will be able to play in the play areas and as soon as they arrive a gift awaits them, isn’t that nice? And to make your stay even more fun, the 2nd room for children is 50% off.

Les Jardins de Mademoiselle is both a hotel and a spa, very nice if you want to relax after a day of touring the streets of Paris.
The hotel offers a baby bed for children under 3 years old and communicating rooms that can accommodate up to 4 people. Families are given a personalized welcome in their room and it is possible to book a bus tour of Paris for the whole family.

Le Damantin is located on the right bank of the Seine and allows you to reach the iconic places of Paris in a few minutes. This hotel is particularly interesting for large families (4 to 5 people) because it offers connecting rooms with a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower! You also have free and unlimited access to the sauna, swimming pool and fitness room.

Once you have admired the Eiffel Tower, go to “Saint Michel” by RER C in less than 10 minutes to discover l’île de la Cité !

And to get to the start of the Milirue guided tour “Louvre-Palais Royal” without effort: take bus 42 and then line 1 to “Palais Royal”.

2 – Kids-friendly hotels in the Louvre – Opéra – Tuileries area

1st, 2nd and 9th arrondissements – Accessible via metro lines 3, 7, 8, 9 and 14. RER A, D and B.

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Une photo du Louvre à Paris

L‘Opéra Maintenon, very well located, the hotel offers communicating family rooms that can accommodate up to 5 people and baby cots are available. Do not hesitate to visit their website to discover the composition of the rooms!

L’Empire is ideal with its family suites that can accommodate up to 5 people. It is also possible to book connecting rooms for a little more privacy.
Tips: If you want to stay close to the start of our 2nd discovery tour, you can’t find a better place as the hotel is only a 2 minute walk from the Louvre!

Le Vivienne has an excellent quality/price ratio and offers spacious and comfortable family rooms for 4 people (2 adults and 2 children). 
Breakfast is free for children under 10 years old. And children under 2 years old can sleep for free in baby cots! Depending on availability, you can book a room with a balcony. 
Tips: The hotel is located a few steps from the Palais-Royal. You can enjoy the galleries and garden of the Palace at the end of your discovery tour with Milirue, and then return to the hotel in less than 10 minutes.

Holiday Inn Paris Opéra – Grands boulevards, it’s a great deal: kids under 17 stay free if they share your room. And, up to 4 children under 12 can eat for free at any time of the day at Holiday Inn restaurants, how cool is that? 
You can also request extra beds and cribs!

L’Elixir is located a few steps from the Louvre Museum and offers classic or connecting rooms and suites for 2 to 4 people. The rooms are spacious and you can ask to add single beds and cribs. If needed, you can also take advantage of the baby-sitting services, if you feel like having a romantic evening in a restaurant!

Le Choiseul Opéra, very well located in the 2nd district, has spacious rooms for 3 to 4 people. It is possible to add an extra bed charged at 60€ per night, only available for children from 2 to 16 years old.

Bonus : If you visit Paris with your family and with our Milirue notebooks, these hotels are close to our 2nd discovery tour of the Louvre/Tuileries/Palais-Royal, so cool 😉

3 – The “family” hotels in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district (near the Marais)

6th arrondissement – Accessible via lines 4 (Station St Germain) and 10 (Station Odéon).

Une photo du quartier de Saint-Germain des Près à Paris

Selecting an apartment in the 6th arrondissement allows you to be in the heart of Paris while staying in a quiet neighborhood. You will be close to the Louvre, the Pont Neuf (where Milirue walks start), but also to the Luxembourg Gardens.

Le Madison offers a beautiful view of Paris and the church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Its apartment can accommodate up to 4 people and has a built-in kitchenette to make you feel at home. The hotel also offers a 30% discount on the reservation of a second room for large families. For the little ones, the hotel offers wooden toys, a plush toy, a baby kit on request…

Le Delavigne : Please note that the maximum capacity of their rooms is 3 people (2 adults + 1 child). 

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Where to sleep in Paris with children: small and large budget

1 – Sleeping in Paris with your family at a low price

Des parents et leurs enfants qui mettent de l'argent dans leur tirelire

Béatrice et Emmanuel Meublé Eiffel offer you to rent studios from 2 to 4 people, equipped with a kitchenette and a private bathroom. Located 300 meters from the Eiffel Tower, this hotel is a good plan to stay in Paris with your family at a low price.

Le Migny Opéra-Montmartre is in a great location: 800 meters from the Sacré-Coeur Basilica and 15 minutes walk from the department stores. The hotel offers family rooms for up to 5 people and baby cots are available on request! This is a very good hotel to stay in Paris on a budget. 

L’appart’hôtel Adagio access Paris la Villette offers studios to rent for 3 or 4 people with a fully equipped kitchen, private bathroom, television etc. to feel at home. 

Youth hostels are also a good alternative to hotels.. On www.aubergesdejeunesse.com you can filter and choose an accommodation according to the best prices, the neighborhood, the private rooms.

Note however that choosing a low budget hotel can sometimes come with some small drawbacks such as poor soundproofing, a small room and/or bathroom, no elevator, distance from the center of Paris. You will therefore have to align your expectations with your budget.

Also think about Airbnb accommodations, very nice to have the comfort of home! Prices vary depending on the season, the area and the type of accommodation but you should find something to suit you!

2 – Treat yourself: no-limit hotels, nice for the family!

Une famille heureuse à l'hôtel à Paris

Le Terass’ Hotel is located a few steps from the Sacré Coeur, in the iconic 18th arrondissement. The rooms were inspired by the artistic spirit of the neighborhood, very nice to stay like a super star! The hotel offers rooms for 3 to 4 people (2 adults and 1 or 2 children).

The Magda, near the Champs-Elysées, will welcome you in its comfortable and spacious rooms and suites for 3 to 5 people. The Suite with its 2 living rooms and its kitchenette is ideal if you have 3 children to enjoy a comfortable and spacious room.

Le Dadou is located a few steps away from the Arc de Triomphe and offers you a nice family room for 4 persons, the “Dadou & co” with 2 double beds. You will also benefit from a 50 minutes private time slot at their swimming pool-cinema and hammam to relax after a good day of walking. Remember to book in advance!

L’Henriette also very well located and served in the 13th, offers classic or communicating rooms that can accommodate 3 to 4 people. Their comfortable and pretty rooms will make you feel at home!

Le 34B – Astotel in the 9th district, offers spacious and comfortable family rooms for 4 people. If you are more people, you can ask to add an extra bed (50€/night). And good news, breakfast is free for children up to 12 years old and children under 2 years old stay free in a baby bed.

L’Oceanic is located a few steps away from the Saint-Lazare train station, the Opera Garnier, the department stores and allows you to discover Paris on foot. The hotel offers spacious family rooms for 5 people. Take advantage of a quality comfort to feel like at home!

Where to stay in Paris with more than 2 kids

The “Large Family” housing plans

Final tip for booking family-friendly accommodation in Paris

If you have the possibility, book your room at least one month in advance or more, to have the choice and correct prices. It is also best to book through the hotel’s official website, as prices are usually lower than on websites such as Booking. Some hotels will offer you a bottle or other services if you book directly on their website. Cool no? 😉

You now have the choice between several super nice hotels in the capital according to the district, your budget etc., you just have to organize your citytrip!

And because saving you time is also saving you peace of mind, we have also prepared a special article “top 5 activities to do in Paris during the Christmas vacations“!

Milirue: your Paris discovery program, designed for families with children from 4 to 12 years old!

At Milirue, we have one obsession, to offer you great family memories! That’s what pushed us to transform the way we visit cities with our families, with a fun, playful and educational concept!

Our concept: we have designed walks (from 1h30 to 2h) that will allow you to discover Paris with your children, while having fun together! You will find them in very well-made notebooks, which exist in Mini (4-7 years old) and Junior (8-12 years old) versions to adapt to the children’s ongoing learning. Vocabulary, level of reading and autonomy, complexity of the instructions and shared anecdotes, … everything is thought to transform them into mini-guides of Paris!

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Order them on-line, or rendez-vous in our distribution network !

To discover more about the concept, click here ! 😉

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lÎle de la Cité
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Le Louvre, les Tuileries et le Palais-Royal

Have a wonderful time in Paris and see you soon,

Clémence, french mum of 3 kids and Milirue’s founder

Clémence Decouvelaere

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