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  • Convenient central location in the historic Marais district
  • Clean, comfortable rooms with flat-screen TVs and air-conditioning
  • Nice, modern bathrooms with walk-in showers and pretty wallpaper
  • Beautiful breakfast room in the vaulted 17th-century cellar
  • Small lounge serving drinks
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel


  • Most rooms are very small
  • Elevator goes up to the 4th floor only
  • Expensive breakfast (but dozens of cafes nearby)
  • Some rooms are showing wear and tear

Bottom Line

The Hostellerie du Marais is a no-frills, mid-range hotel in the lovely Marais district. Shoebox-sized rooms are clean and contemporary with modern bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Some of the 24 rooms have balconies and all have air conditioning and minibars. Hotel amenities include a lounge serving drinks and a beautiful breakfast room in the 17th-century vaulted cellar. Though breakfast is expensive and some rooms show a little wear and tear, the great location and proximity to major attractions make this simple hotel a great value pick.

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In the historic Marais district, close to major tourist attractions, shopping, and dining

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The Hostellerie du Marais is located in the heart of Le Marais, a neighborhood rich in culture and history. There are many attractions within walking distance, and historic Place des Vosges, a tree-lined square with beautiful stone buildings and a colonnade, is a block away. World-famous Rue de Rivoli -- where L’Hotel de Ville (the city hall), the Louvre, and the Tuileries Garden and Palace are located -- is just a five-minute walk away.

The 3rd arrondissement is one big tourist attraction. It encompasses the historic Ile de la Cite, where Notre Dame and La Sainte-Chapelle are; Ile Saint-Louis, with wonderful 17th century architecture; and Beaubourg, with sites such as the Centre Pompidou and Place des Vosges. It has a wonderful shopping area with many antiques shops, and is packed with cafes and restaurants. It is also within walking distance of the 1st arrondissement, the most beautiful and exclusive area in Paris.

  • 22-minute drive to Orly Airport
  • 32-minute drive to Charles de Gaulle International Airport
  • One block from historic Place des Vosges
  • 13-minute walk to Centre Pompidou
  • 20-minute walk to Notre Dame Cathedral
  • 7-minute drive to the Place de la Concorde and the Tuileries Gardens
  • 9-minute drive to Gare Du Nord (Eurostar train station)
  • 10-minute drive to the Champs Elysees
  • 10-minute drive to the Grand Palais
  • 10-minute drive to Luxembourg Gardens
  • 11-minute drive to the Louvre Museum
  • 11-minute drive to Musee d'Orsay
  • 12-minute drive to Palais Garnier, Place d'Opera
  • 13-minute drive to the Hotel des Invalides
  • 15-minute drive to the Eiffel Tower and the Champ-de-Mars
  • 15-minute walk to L’Hotel de Ville (City Hall)
  • 15-minute drive to L’Arc de Triomphe
  • 16-minute drive to Sacre Coeur and Montmartre neighborhood

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Key Features
Hotel Services
Room Service
Family Services
Kids Allowed
Room Features
Air Conditioner
Mini Bar (with liquor)
30 rue de Turenne, Paris, Ile-de-France 75003, France
Phone 33 (014) 272-7347
Also Known As
  • Hostellerie Du Marais
Room Types
  • Double Standard
  • Twin Room