Heralded as the ville lumière or amour – depending on who you ask – Paris is a stamping ground for the bon vivant and gourmands.
Michelin-star haunts, Haussmannian architecture, grand boulevards, leafy parks abound in the French capital where chic décontracté extends beyond the style.
Whether you're heading over for the Paris Olympics and the Tour de France races – or to stroll the Seine and Louvre idly – you'll need somewhere to slumber.
Read on for our curation of some of Paris' best Airbnbs to book for your 2024 sojourn.
Louis XIV apartment across from the Eiffel Tower
Best for: waterfront Eiffel views
Italian marble flooring, handcrafted furnishings with gold leaf accents and gilded finishes dress this luxe Louis XIV-style apartment right across from the la tour Eiffel. An indulgent Parisian retreat ideal for couples.
- Eiffel Tower and Seine River views
- Waterfront Balcony
- Freestanding cast iron bathtub
- Traditional stone fireplace
- Building lift
- No kitchen
Haussmannian apartment near Hôtel de Ville
Best for: Chic minimalism
Just a stone's throw away from Hôtel de Ville and Notre-Dame in the heart of Paris, this two-bedroom Haussmannian apartment boasts an enviable address primed for leaving no exploratory stone unturned. Featuring black and gold accents on a neutral palette, it's a sleek city escape.
- Timber flooring
- French doors
- Nespresso machine
- Cooking basics
Quiet apartment in the Marais
Best for: cosy Marais living
Featuring authentic details in the parquet and tomettes, this 18th-century quartier Bretagne apartment in the historic Le Marais neighbourhood, is steeped in Parisian charm. Being around the corner from the rue de Bretagne – and a 10-minute walk from place des Vosges, musée Picasso and Centre Pompidou – you're all set for on-foot meandering.
- Cable TV
- Telephone with free international calls
- Building elevator
- Coffee maker
Loft on Canal Saint Martin
Best for: Parisian group getaways
Located on the Canal Saint Martin, this city hidden gem is an old industrial building-converted loft. An off-street escape from the lively neighbourhood, it boasts four bedrooms, a private courtyard as well as indoor greenery.
- Sleeps 11
- Indoor fireplace
- Heating and ceiling fans
- Luggage drop-off allowed
Seine waterfront apartment with balcony
Best for: retreating by the river
A mere five-minute walk from Notre Dame, on the Île Saint-Louis lies this waterfront apartment boasting unrivalled views of the Seine and Louis Phillipe Bridge. Share a bottle on the balcony after an afternoon of bakery and gallery hopping.
- Italian shower and bathtub
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Building elevator