Paris has more than 1,500 hotels, from palaces fit for a pasha to tiny, family-run operations whose best features are their warm welcome and personal touch. In theory, you should be able to find something in line with your budget, your timeframe, and your personal tastes. But if you can’t find the hotel of your dreams in the list that follows, don’t despair—at the end of this chapter I list alternative lodging options, like bed-and-breakfasts and short-term apartment rentals.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.