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A backpacker is a person who travels on a budget, opting for cheap hotel accommodation. Backpacker accommodation in Paris is the cheapest option when travelling on a budget. Backpackers in Paris have the option of a discount Paris hotel (budget hotel), Paris hostels, Paris youth hostels, cheap motels, and shared Paris apartments.
Paris youth hostels are a hot choice for budget-conscious backpackers. You can find backpacker youth hostels all over Paris. Paris youth hostels usually give backpackers a twin-share room with bunk beds. The bathroom, kitchen and lounge area are usually shared with others, making this a very affordable option for a backpacker in Paris.
These days Paris youth hostels and cheap hotels in Paris offer similar basic features such as fast Internet access, AC, all day reception service and a safe. With the range of cheap backpacker hostels spread throughout Paris, you might like to hop around from one to the other.
Popular backpacker hostels in Paris include Oops Hostel Paris, Young and Happy Hostel Paris, Peace and Love Hostel Paris, Hotel Raj Bed & Breakfast Paris, Centre International de Paris, Centre International de Sejour Paris, Bastille Hostel Paris, Metro Hostel, Mije Hostel, Jules Ferry Hostel, Marais Hostel, BVJ Hostel, AIJ Hostel, Friend’s Hostel Paris, FIAP Jean Monnet Paris, Ethic etapes la residence Paris, Woodstock Hostel Paris and Caulaincourt Hostel Paris. If you prefer a bit more quiet and a chance to hang out with the locals, a good backpacker hostel choice is the Village Hostel in Paris.
Budget hotels in Paris give you more facilities and amenities than the Paris youth hostels, while keeping more cash in your wallet. Some popular budget hotels in Paris include Hotel Britannique Paris, Hotel Chopin Paris, Hotel Langlois Paris, Ideal Hotel Paris and Hotel de Notre Dame Paris. Some of these are very close to the best Paris attractions.
If you prefer to be away from the hustle and bustle of Paris city, you will also find plenty of other backpacker accommodation all over France. While you are travelling around Europe, also keep an eye out for deals on last minute hotels, you might find a last minute hotel deal that is as cheap as booking a youth hostel before you arrive.