Looking for budget-friendly holiday apartments in Paris that will make you feel at home while on the road? I’ve got you covered in this post with some of the cheap Paris apartments to rent while on vacation!
You’ve planned your trip to the French capital, figured out when you’ll go, added activities to your Paris bucket list, booked flights or trains, and now the one thing left is to book accommodation to be finally ready for your Paris trip!
And while you can sleep at hotels, what the new normal has taught us is that we show love by being apart- at least for now and that’s why self-catering apartments in Paris might be at the top of your options!
But even after deciding that you’ll be opting for Paris apartment rentals, choosing one can be a bit tricky!
And we all know that sleeping in Paris doesn’t come cheap! It can range from anywhere between 50 – 2000 USD a night!
So to help you choose, I am giving you the best 14 budget-friendly and mid-range holiday apartments in Paris that will make you feel like you’re home away from home!
But don’t get me wrong, a budget-friendly in Paris doesn’t mean less than 50 bucks or so a night, you can expect to spend anywhere between 50 USD per night up to 150 USD and that’s honestly a steal!
So without any further ado, here are the budget-friendly and mid-range vacation apartment rentals in Paris!
Psst… Prefer to enjoy the luxury of Paris instead? Then check out this list of the luxury vacation rentals in Paris that will make you feel like a royal or better yet check out these hotels with Eiffel Tower views if you want to wake up to the iron lady.
Budget-friendly Holiday Apartments in Paris
A list of the best and cheap Paris vacation rentals!
1. Apartment in the Center of Paris (close to Notre Dame)
If you want to stay in the center of Paris while getting stunning balcony views, then this is the perfect Paris holiday apartment for you.
The apartment also boasts stunning views of the Eiffel Tower when you step out to the balcony – which views are usually enjoyed by paying huge sums of money. But at this apartment, you get to enjoy them at the fraction of the price.
The bedroom and living room might be small like most Paris holiday apartments but what sets this particular place above the rest is the short distance to a number of popular attractions.
With the Notre-Dame, Saint-Louis Island, and the Pantheon being within a 5 minutes walking distance while being surrounded by a number of restaurants, bars, open markets, staying at this apartment will definitely make you feel at home even when in one of the busiest cities in Europe.
|7 nights||Up to 2 people (1 bedroom)||5th. Arr.||From $129|
What the Guests Say: “We had a lovely stay at this apartment. We stayed for a week and it was absolutely perfect for the two of us. The apartment was very clean and super cozy. The neighborhood was nice. We felt very safe. The Metro station was a quick walk. We were able to use only the Metro/RER the whole week. I would absolutely stay here again. 🙂 “- Eric V.
2. Charming apartment with a terrace
If you’re looking for unique apartment rentals in Paris France that combine outdoor living and the charms of Paris, then this exquisite and charming apartment will suit your needs.
Just like the previous apartment, it is also located a few steps from the famous Notre Dame Cathedral putting it in close proximity to the Seine river.
Beyond the views, the terrace that is covered in flowers and plants is an absolute wonder so you can expect a breath of freshness every time you step outside – think of it as a hidden haven in the middle of it all.
And if you want to chill inside, the open floor plan setting with a large living room will draw you inside while enjoying all the amenities this tranquil apartment has to offer.
And worry not if you don’t feel like using the fully stocked kitchen, the apartment is surrounded by a number of restaurants, cafes, boulangeries, even Shakes spears & Co. (a popular bookstore in Paris) is just around the corner.
Honestly, this might be the best apartment in Paris for a short stay vacation and it’s not hard to see why.
|1-3 nights||Up to 4 people (1 bedroom)||5th. Arr.||From $181|
What the Guests Say: “Exactly as the photos are on the website. It’s a beautiful apartment and right by Notre Dame. Lovely stay here in Paris. I will definitely return and request the same apartment again” – Linda B
3. Loft between Notre Dame and the Sorbonne
Sometimes the only thing that can make you feel right home in the middle of Paris is an incredible loft like this one.
Located in the Latin Quarter, a Parisian popular neighborhood, this large and quiet duplex is your one-stop apartment for everything you might need to feel like home.
From a large living room, a fully stocked kitchen, a bathroom, to the mezzanine that was recently furnished to meet the modern standards of living and increase comfort.
Another big plus about this loft is how close it is to the Notre Dame Cathedral, and a short walk to the metro which will connect you directly to the Musée d’Orsay – another famous place to visit in Paris.
|4 nights||Up to 4 people (1 bedroom)||5th. Arr.||From $114|
What the Guests Say: “This is a sensational apartment to stay in. Cannot fault anything with it at all. Well-spaced, well equipped, well-positioned. Wi-Fi, hot water, toilet, shower, kitchen all work well.
The little courtyard on-site is a pleasant spot to take chairs outside and have a snack and drink and chat with neighbors. Well secured spot and right outside building entrance door are all the different restaurants to try in the Latin Quarter. We’ll be back, thank you, Isabelle and Olivier” – Joff S
4. 2 BR Apartment in Montorgueil-St Denis neighborhood
We all know that Paris is a city best explored on foot and what makes it even easier is staying at a place that is close to almost everything and this 2 BR Apartment in Montorgueil-St Denis neighborhood offers exactly that.
Housed in a 19th-century building dressed in stone and also in a traditional neighborhood, this apartment brings out the perfect Parisian charm.
From this apartment, you’ll be able to experience art and culture like no other since it is in close proximity to cultural places like Le Centre Pompidou, the museum of modern art and not forgetting the stunning Seine River banks.
|28 nights||Up to 3 people (1 bedroom)||2nd. Arr.||From $144|
What the Guests Say: “We had a great stay at this apartment. It was very clean & well-appointed. The location was optimal. We were able to walk the entire city each day to all that Paris has to offer.
Two blocks away from Rue Montorgueil, a street full of food markets & restaurants. It was great to come home from sightseeing and walk to a local place for dinner. Though we did not meet our host, Yves, he was accessible by text & email. We are in hopes to return very soon.” – Marianne B.
5. Quiet Terrace Apartment in the Latin Quarter
If you’re looking for holiday apartments in Paris with a terrace then look no further than this tranquil apartment in the Latin Quarter.
If you also love a little bit of color in your life, then you’ll like this apartment. It’s the perfect holiday apartment in Paris to make your sightseeing base as it close to a number of places you wouldn’t want to miss while still tucked away in a quiet street to give that homey quiet feel after a long day of sightseeing.
The rooms might be a bit small but you’ll have a colorful flower terrace and all the amenities you might need to make your stay pleasant and with the price it comes with, you know you can’t beat that.
|4 nights||Up to 4 people (1 bedroom)||6th. Arr.||From $146|
What the Guests Say: “This is a charming flat in my favorite neighborhood in Paris. The RER/Metro station is a few blocks away, and there is an abundance of cafes, restaurants, bakeries nearby. There is also a Carrefour supermarket and organic produce market a few blocks away. The Louvre, Orsay, and Notre Dame are also close.
The flat is as described, with a blend of new fixtures and appliances with some that are older…thus its charm. There is a fully equipped kitchen with everything that you need for cooking your own meals. There is also a wonderful balcony that you can enjoy on warmer days. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and would definitely return.
Roseline is a delightful hostess that enjoys meeting people and cares about their stay in her flat. Communication was easy and met with prompt responses. Roseline is also a very talented artist! We feel very fortunate to have met her and stayed in her flat, and we look forward to the next time.” – Jenny B.
6. Charming Studio in Perfect Location
If you fancy staying in an apartment that is brimming with history then stay at this 18th-century studio apartment.
It might be a bit small but it’s the charming historical interior that sets it apart from the rest – preserved wooden beams, stone walls, and ancient tile flooring while still having modern amenities! Think of it as old meets new!
The kitchen is well-stocked with all new appliances, a great sleeping loft and the comfortable pull-out sofa in the living room can be used as an extra sleeping spot if you’re traveling with someone.
This studio apartment is perfect for solo travelers but can easily accommodate even more than 2 people!
|1 night||Up to 4 people(1 bedroom)||6th. Arr.||From $125|
What Guests Say: “If you want to walk out your door into the vibrant streets of the Latin Quarter this is the place. The property was perfect for our stay in Paris, offering comfort and charm inside and easy access to the neighborhood.
The property is within walking distance to the Louvre, Orsay, Île de la Cité, and the Seine, to name a few, as well as the Metro. Michelle was delightful in making sure we had everything we needed before and during our stay. Merci beaucoup!” – Skye L
7. Magnific studio with balcony in the Centre of Paris
It is in a typical century-old Parisian Haussmannian building with big windows leading to a big balcony where you can take in the views of Paris while enjoying a sunset or a glass of wine to wind down your day.
However, don’t be fooled by this, the entire apartment has been recently refurbished with modern interior touches and amenities to create a charming Paris vacation rental that will make you feel at home right in the centre of the city of love.
The apartment is situated next to a number of restaurants, bars, and food markets not forgetting how close it is to the Chatelet, Hotel de Ville, La Seine, and the Cathedral Notre Dame making it one of the best Paris apartment rentals for a short stay.
|3 nights||Up to 2 people (1 bedroom)||4th. Arr.||From $121|
What the Guests Say: “This adorable studio is as advertised. Great location and owner was incredibly helpful with relaying information and answering transportation and tourist-like questions. If we ever come back to Paris, we would love to Star here again.” – Christie M.
8. Large & Quiet Apartment in Quartier du Mail
If comfort, large, luxury while still on a budget is the language you understand the most, then you’ll love this Paris holiday apartment.
The apartment is clean and large enough to host a family in its 2 big bedrooms. The living room is perfect for entertainment and nothing beats its long balcony that opens up to a new world of stunning views.
It has modern amenities that a family or group of travelers will appreciate while exploring the city of love.
The apartment is also located in a nice neighborhood with everything you might need close by. Honestly, it can’t get any better than this – a slice of luxury on a budget!
|2 nights||Up to 6 people (2 bedrooms)||2nd. Arr.||From $151|
What Guests Say: “We very much enjoyed our stay at this property. It is in a very convenient location that allows you to walk to many sites of interest. There are lots of food options nearby.
We also used the kitchen for some dinners as our younger kids were exhausted in the evenings. There were few convenience stores nearby to choose from for supplies. The house was very clean and we felt safe in the neighborhood.” – Sarah L.
9. Large duplex studio at the corner of the town hall square
If you fancy sleeping in a mezzanine, then you’ll love this large duplex studio.
Conveniently located in the historic Marais district in an old building, this apartment has been recently updated to include all the modern amenities you might need during your stay – a nice kitchen and a super clean bathroom.
It also has exposed wooden beams and a nice spiral staircase that leads up to the bed which blends in well with all the interior decor creating a charming and chic environment to live in.
It might be a studio, but you can easily sleep 3 people in here thanks to its large sofar that pullups up to create a comfortable nice sized bed.
The apartment also has a nice large window and a dining area where you can enjoy all your meals while looking down on the street.
Some of the places you can easily walk to while staying at this apartment include; Place des Voges, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, the Sainte-Chapelle, Île Saint Louis, etc.
|4 nights||Up to 3 people (1 bedroom)||4th. Arr.||From $145|
What the Guests Say: “My wife and I stayed in this wonderful little flat for 8 days while celebrating our 20th anniversary in Paris. Everything from start to finish was great. Christel met us at the property and was very gracious as we had to change times due to flight delays. She gave us a quick but thorough orientation to the apartment. Everything was as advertised and in good condition. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we could need.
The flat was also exceptionally clean upon our arrival. We found the location in the Marais neighborhood to be amazing. Great cafes and a wide variety of shopping and food in literally every direction. We were just a few hundred meters to the Hotel d’ville metro stop and a few more steps to the Seine. We would highly recommend this flat for a couple or small family. It was such a nice place to come home to after a day of exploring Paris. Thank you, Christel.” – Robert C.
10. Apartment in a Quiet Little Street
I get it, sometimes you just want a place you can go back to after a long day of sightseeing and feel like you’re out of Paris while still right in the center.
I’ve been there and that’s how I know that this apartment will be your home away from home if you long for a tranquil place in Paris after a long day.
The little cobblestone walkway that leads up to the apartment is covered in plants and flowers creating a magical charm as though you’re not walking in Paris.
The apartment itself is a bit small – just like any typical Paris holiday apartment, but it has everything you’ll need from a dining area, a kitchen, and a bathroom.
It’s the perfect Paris vacation rental for travelers who are on a budget but still want to experience Parisian living.
|4 nights||Up to 3 people (studio)||11th. Arr.||From $97|
What the Guests Say: “First of all manager–Sebastien was remarkable and advised us of everything that was important to do/see/eat – particular in the neighborhood. We loved the neighborhood immensely and we loved the little apartment. We have no complaints at all about either. We felt we belonged and felt at home in all the lovely neighborhood restaurants and shops.
The apartment and area is very central and easy to get to other parts of Paris either by walking/metro or bus. We have visited Paris several times in the past and stayed in various apartments, although this one is not particularly fancy it met all our requirements and on the odd occasion when we ran into our neighbors they were very friendly.
We would certainly stay in this lovely little place if available if we are lucky enough to visit Paris again. Highly recommend and thank you Sebastien for being such a great and well-informed host. Wishing all the best.” – Chris and Bruce L.
11. Bright and decorated studio flat
Another holiday apartment in Paris that will set you back just a couple of bucks while still enjoying the Parisian charms is this studio apartment.
Recently renovated to meet modern standards, this apartment that is set in a 1930 building also has large windows that bring in natural light. And since it is on the top floor of the building, you are guaranteed views of Paris rooftops and you can draw the curtains without any worries.
The kitchen and the bathroom are a bit small but they’re very functional even for 2 people with everything you’ll need to live comfortably.
Another big plus is that the metro is right nearby so it’s easy to connect to other parts of Paris.
|7 nights||Up to 2 people (studio)||17th. Arr.||From $70|
What Guests Say: ” We had such a nice time at this apartment. We were in Paris for two weeks and felt very lucky that we had such a nice place to come back to every day.
The kitchen was full of all necessary amenities, the bed was comfortable, it was close to the center via bus or train, and the view of the rooftops is incredibly special. Anne was a lovely host, checking in every now and again to ask how we’re doing. I would certainly stay here again!” – Hana K.
12. Studio apartment in Charonne
With a perfectly clean and organized look and located in a great neighborhood, this studio apartment ought to be the perfect Paris holiday apartment.
From the living space that has a convertible couch to the recently updated kitchen that has a skylight to bring in more light to the property, this apartment is perfect for either solo travelers or even couples who want to enjoy the charms of Paris without breaking the bank. And let’s not forget the hardwood floors that give it a richer look.
You can choose to taste various Parisian pastries from the nearby bakeries and eat your way in the cute bistros and restaurants. But if you prefer to make your own meals, there are some food markets and stores nearby to buy groceries.
|3 nights||Up to 4 people (studio)||20th. Arr.||From $42|
What the Guests Say: “This property is just as described. It is best for just 2 people, but we had 2 adults and 2 teenagers and did fine. You have to duck when entering the area with the bed and we all hit our head at some point, but honestly, it wasn’t a big deal because the location was worth it!
We really liked being in a typical Parisian neighborhood and near a metro stop to get around. The apartment was clean and the bathroom very nice. We enjoyed our stay.” – Michele S.
13. Apartment in Porte Saint-Denis
If you like a little bit of a rustic charm, then you’ll like this 1 Bedroom apartment in Porte Saint-Denis. The exposed bricks, hardwood floor, and wooden beams add an extra layer of beauty to the general property look.
Solo travelers or even group backpackers especially love this place due to its affordability and its closeness to the metro which makes navigating around Paris very easy.
|1 night||Up to 4 people (1 bedroom)||10th. Arr.||From $68|
What the Guests Say: “Very well situated 1-bdrm apt was as pictured: comfortable loft bed (watch the low ceiling, I’m 5ft9 and bumped my head several times) plus double futon sofa bed in classic Haussmann bldg.
We walked everywhere from the apt, which was helpful because of the transportation strikes. Bertrand is very responsive and we felt right at home. Very good value, too!” – Amy P.
14. Studio Apartment in Marais, Paris
Another Paris apartment vacation rental is this studio apartment in Marais. Located in one of the most vibrant districts of Paris, you can expect to feel at home as soon as you climb the spiral staircase to your room.
The apartment has exposed beams and exposed bricks on one side perfect for people who want to have that European comfort after a day of moving up and down visiting places.
It might be a little small but you can expect to find anything you might need – kitchen, bathroom, sitting areas – you name it! All this while paying an affordable price in the center of the French capital.
|3 nights||Up to 2 people (1 bedroom)||4th. Arr.||From $89|
What Guests Say: “Clean, simple, and located centrally to a lot of good restaurants. The check-in process and orientation of the studio was quick and communication with the owners was excellent through the booking process.
The studio is exactly how it was advertised which is comforting. It is the perfect spot for solo travelers and backpackers as there are four flights of stairs; so a reasonable level of fitness is needed.” – Linda B.
Whether you were looking for budget or mid-range Holiday Apartments in Paris, I hope that this post gave you a number of suggestions that will suit your needs.
This list might not be exhaustive of all the apartment vacation rentals in Paris but these particular properties are handpicked by me, so you can be sure that you’ll have a perfect stay at any of the properties mentioned in this post.
But if none of them suit your needs, then you can still check my favorite luxury apartment rentals in Paris if luxury is your gem, or better yet check out these hotels with Eiffel Tower views if you want to wake up to the iron lady.
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