8 Hotels Conveniently Near Notre Dame

Jennifer Ladonne | February 01, 2018

If your heart's desire in Paris is to explore every nook of its most iconic church, from the archeological crypts to Quasimodo's bell tower, we can only say "go for it!" With that lofty goal in mind, here are our top picks for hotels that will put you within a (very pleasant) 10-minute walk of the cathedral or even closer, not to mention a host of other first-rate attractions.

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Maison Albar Hotel Paris Champs-Elysees

Why it made the list

This all-in-one Right Bank option includes a gastronomic bistro, a chic bar, a spa, pool, and fitness room all under one chic roof. It also happens to be supremely well-situated at the edge of the Marais an easy 10-minute walk to Notre Dame. Although shopaholics may be tempted to bag the sight-seeing and go straight for the kill when they see the boutiques just minutes from their front door.

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Hôtel Verneuil

Why it made the list

Almost equidistant between the Museé d'Orsay and Notre Dame, and even closer to the Louvre, this intimate, tastefully decorated boutique hotel in the heart of Saint-Germain is also an easy walk to the Luxembourg gardens and your resident watering hole, the legendary Café de Flore. What could be more Parisian that that?

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Hotel La Tamise

Why it made the list

So maybe you're a 15-minute walk from Notre Dame (10 for fast walkers), but with everything else this sweet, well-priced little hotel has to offer, we think that's not so bad. A half-block from the Tuilerie gardens, you can take a leisurely stroll to the Louvre (5-10 minutes), stop in at the Palais Royal gardens (10-15 minutes), then hop over the bridge to Notre Dame. Not a bad day's work.

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Grand Hotel du Palais Royal

Why it made the list

Okay, we know you love Notre Dame, but we have to tell you that besides being a 10-minute walk from the cathedral, this elegant hotel in the heart of Paris puts you two minutes from the Palais Royal gardens, the Musée de Louvre, the Musée des Arts Décoratif, and the Tuileries and 10 just minutes from the Opéra Garnier. And that's only the half of it, the other half is across the river in Saint-Germain, a 15-minute walk away.

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Hôtel Millésime

Why it made the list

About five minutes from the Pont Neuf, another five puts you in front of the cathedral, although you'll probably be tempted to take your time meandering along the river for a view of the Saint Chapelle and the Conciergerie (Marie Antoinette's last home). From this Left Bank vantage point you'll also have the best of Saint Germain, the Marais, the île de la Cité, and the Île Saint-Louis at your fingertips.

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Hôtel Notre Dame Saint-Michel

Why it made the list

You couldn't get much closer without setting up camp in the cathedral square. As it is, you're a two-minute walk from the front entrance—with astounding views from the breakfast room and your room if you're lucky—making it oh so easy to grab a croissant and head out before the crowds. And did we mention price? It's among the cheapest on our list.

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Relais Christine

Why it made the list

Just two blocks from the Seine, a leisurely 10-minute walk along the river's leafy bank from this gorgeous hotel puts you smack dab in front of the cathedral. But you can easily traverse both banks and have the very best of Paris—not to mention legendary Saint-Germain, right at your fingertips.

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Hôtel Henri IV Rive Gauche

Why it made the list

This is your best budget option for a hotel about 50 paces from Notre-Dame and the Seine, and your charming room might even come with a view of the cathedral (or the Eiffel Tower in the distance). Smack dab in the Latin Quarter, in the heart of Paris, you'll save time and resources by walking pretty much everywhere. And what's not within a stone's throw is easily accessible by metro.

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