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Small independent hotels in Paris

A selection of independent hotels you'll love staying in

iHi - -  Paris
Areas of ParisThere are over 2000 hotels in and around Paris, so finding the right one for your needs can be a time-consuming task. iHi presents a carefully chosen selection of small Paris hotels with individuality and character.

Hotels for all budgets

 Note: hotel prices in and around Paris are higher than in other regions
 €  - Not expensive by Paris standards: good value for money . Some rooms may well be under 100 €, though not always.
€€€ In Paris, rooms generally always over 250 € per night. Not for travellers on a low budget.  
€€€€ In Paris, rooms generally at least 500 € per night, maybe quite a bit more.  
Hotels selected for listing on iHi range from the cheap 'n' cheerful, for those travelling on a budget, to the chic and graceful for those looking for something special to remember their trip by. These hotels are all independent establishments, many of them family run. Some are relatively cheap by Paris standards, some are quite expensive, but none are overpriced, and all of them get lots of good visitor reviews.
The  P symbol denotes hotels with parking, though it will not be free. Most central Paris hotels do not have parking facilities. For visitors arriving by car, check out a selection of hotels on the outskirts of Paris, with easy access to trains / metro.

 This is a selection of hotels to remember.  The IHI directory gives priority to hotels in quiet locations away from the noise of busy streets. Most if not all hotels listed offer free wifi.  iHi welcomes suggestions from travellers and hotel owners.     

Click any hotel name for further details and to book  
Chose an area Central Paris area Northwest: Champs Elysees North: Clichy - Pigalle - Mont­martre
Southwest: Eiffel tower - Invalides South: Montpar­nasse Place d'Italie East: Bastille, Nation

cartes de Paris

Central Paris (Louvre, Saint Louis, Marais, Latin Quarter)

Northwest central Paris (Champs Elysées area, north of the Seine)

North central Paris (Clichy, Montmartre, Pigalle, Gare du Nord ...)

Southwest central Paris (Eiffel tower area - south of the Seine)

East central Paris (Gare de Lyon, Bastille, Nation, la Villette..)

South central Paris  (Montparnasse,  Place d'Italie... ) 13th Arrondissement - Tolbiac - Metro Olympiades

iHi is not a hotel booking service. Links will either take you to a hotel's own individual website, for direct booking, or to a booking platform where you can do everything in English (or another language if you prefer) .  iHi is partnered with or, for secure online booking. With some hotels best rates are no-cancel, no change; with others cancellation is possible and no advance payment will be taken, though payment card details will be required as a guarantee against guests booking then not showing up.

Hotels throughout France
Map of selected Paris hotels
The outskirts of Paris
The Loire valley
North East France - The North, Picardy, Champagne
The west and southwest of France
Alsace, Lorraine & Franche Comté
Auvergne and Limousin
The French Alps & Rhone-Alpes region
Gascony - Pyrenees area
The South of France -  Languedoc
The South of France -  Provence & Riviera

More information for Paris and around Paris
Paris visitor guide from
Good value Paris hotels selected Paris hotels - from luxury to budget - offering value for money
Paris: a guide to the tourist attractions of Paris
Centre: guide to the Centre Val de Loire area 
Normandy: the region and its tourist attractions
Picardy: a brief travel and tourism guide
Gites in the Loire Valley

By clicking for more information on a hotel, you will be taken either to the hotel's own website, or to its page on an online booking portal, where you can book directly online in English. For this purpose,  iHi works in partnership with leading booking portals  and
   While online booking portals guarantee the best online rates for hotel booking, many small independent hotels have a policy of fixed room rates that will be the same however the booking is made.
   iHi is a travel information website and not a travel agency. Information is provided by hotels and online booking sites in good faith, and iHi is not involved in  any transaction or reservation conducted between third parties.

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