Top Hostels in Paris for Travelling Canadians

The Parisians know how to have fun in their world famous home referred to by many as the ‘City of Lights’ and visitors can fit right in – even those on a smaller budget – by booking more affordable accommodation at one of the top hostels in Paris.

Top Hostels in Paris

Whether you’re in Paris for the Tour de France, the Opera experience, of just to see the Eiffel Tower, these top hostels can be a part of your wonderful Parisian adventure.


FIAP Jean Monnet

One of the top rated hostels in Paris, the FIAP Jean Monnet acclaims itself as International accommodation residence. It is situated in the 14th district smack in the centre of Paris — just 20 minutes or so from major attractions such as Le Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and the Latin Quarter.

This hostel has an impressive 480 beds in single, twin, triple and quads rooms, and all feature en-suite bathrooms. Breakfast is included in the basic package at FIAP Jean Monnet, and an onsite café has an appetizing menu for lunch and dinner meals.Despite their location and easy access to a nearby metro station, the hostel has a general quiet and relaxing atmosphere.

Other impressive facilities include a common room, outdoor terrace, TV and DVD’s, Free Wi-Fi and internet access, luggage storage,  washing machines, pool table, 24 hour reception and security, an onsite bar, card phones. This hostel is wheelchair accessible. Persons under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

St. Christopher’s Paris

Visitors to St. Christopher’s Paris rated it the most popular hostel in Paris at the 2011 Hoscars, and its many amenities, conveniences and helpful staff proves this widely held sentiment.Cool, thoughtful features such as privacy curtains, two power outlets to each room, reading lights, free earplugs, and under-bed lockers form a major part of the attraction. A grand total of 300-beds does not hurt this hostel’s reputation either. A 25% discount is available at the in-house restaurant, and there is a daily backpackers’ meal every evening at 7pm for just €6 — guests just need to book it at reception on arrival.

This is definitely a back-backer’s paradise. No one under 18 is allowed in this hostel with its onsite bar and club with discounted drinks, and delectable, affordable food. It’s even easier to see why this spot is a party-type spot as there is weekly entertainment including Karaoke on Wednesday, Student Night on Fridays, and Saturday Club Party. Part of the creature comforts available to women at this venue is the women-only floor called ‘The Oasis’ where they can relax and unwind, or get their hair and nails done.

Free breakfast, cable TV, a café, elevators, free Wi-Fi and internet access, linen, hairdryers, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and security are among the other amenities available at this hostel. This hostel is wheelchair accessible. Guests are asked to bring their own towels.

Vintage Hostel

Definitely one of the best hostels in Paris, the Vintage Hostel which was opened in 2009 is generally praised for its ideal proximity to airports, and two metro stations, so that guests only need to take a seven to ten minute stroll from these stations to this location. Because of the same transport convenience, this hostel’s location is also very attractive in terms of access to at the sights and action of the ‘City of Lights’ including Champs-Elyses, Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Opera, Notre Dame, and Opera. However guests do not have to travel far from the hostel to reach some of Paris’ popular attractions such as Operathe Moulin Rouge, Pigalle, Montmartre, and Sacre Coeur.


We at Canuck Abroad are glad to provide you with the information on top hostels in Paris.