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Home to 20 neighborhoods, or arrondissements à la française, choosing the best Parisian neighborhood for your wants and needs isn’t the easiest task.
As the capital city of France, Paris has long been the city of fashion, food, romanticism, and an all-around heart of European culture. Its popularity on the international stage is nothing to its national reputation, and being home to over two million Parisians makes it the largest city in France by far.
The popularity of the French capital means that living space and real estate are all in high demand, making it a fiercely competitive city in which to live. Whether you wish to be in the very heart of Paris, among the bustling restaurants, cafes, and bars, or along the outskirt suburbs, surrounded by relative peace of the Parisian banlieues, serviced apartments are one of the easiest ways to secure a spot to live in this competitive city.
Living in a serviced apartment or even an aparthotel means you can enjoy all that this iconic city has to offer without worrying about the headache of home furnishings or separate utility bills.
As one of Paris’ most iconic and famous neighborhoods, the cobbled streets and village-like atmosphere of Montmartre makes it one of the city’s most popular areas to live in. Surrounded by the 430ft hill of Montmartre, the area rises above the cityscape of Paris. Having a serviced apartment in the Montmartre area will provide stunning views of the capital as well as bragging rights to one of the most beloved postcodes in Paris. Once the home to famous artists such as Van Gogh and Picasso, it is now home to Parisians seeking a little less hecticness, away from the center of the city.
On the western side of the city, the neighborhood of Passy is home to some of Paris’ wealthiest residents. From views of iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower to homes that back onto one of Paris’ greenest areas, the parklands of Bois de Boulogne, It comes as no surprise why this area comes at a higher price. A serviced apartment in Passy would not only have you rubbing shoulders with the more well-to-do Parisians but also place you within a stone’s throw of Paris’ greenest spaces and museums such as the Claude Monte Museum.
Home to the Eiffel Tower and the Champs de Mars, the Gros-Caillou area is arguably one of the most touristic hotspots of the French capital. Although it can be awash with tourists, there are parts of the Gros-Caillou neighborhood that are made up of well-established communities of both French natives and ex-pats. Getting a serviced apartment in Gros-Caillou may not come cheap but is a sure way of soaking up the very heart of Parisian life. Alongside the many attractions, there is a huge selection of schools and independent retailers that make everyday life all the more comfortable.
Situated on the right bank of the River Seine, the neighborhood of Batignolles-Monceau is a real mix of upmarket and every day – offering a little something to all types of visitors and residents. The leafy square that makes up the Batignolles offers a green space among the myriad of Paris streets and is the perfect location for serviced apartments. The area is also known as the next up and coming nightlife spot for Paris’ youth. Securing a serviced apartment in Batignolles-Monceau may be hard, yet its rewards are all the more worth it.
Once seen as the working-class area of Paris, the area of Bastille has, in recent years, gone through a series of gentrification and risen to be one of the most beloved neighborhoods. The perfect balance of old stone homes and new modernized dwellings alongside old family run business next to international chains all make Bastille sight for the senses. Getting a serviced apartment in Bastille is a more affordable option when looking to live in Paris and is a choice that will immerse you entirely into the capital’s local community.
Situated on the far east of the city, the Menilmontant area of Paris once started life as a small settlement and was unavoidably swallowed up by the ever-growing metropolis of France’s capital. Now seen as an oasis of bohemian life, you are sure to see examples of groundbreaking street art, multiculturalism, and a cafe culture that is up and coming yet fashionably unrecognized by the masses. With affordable properties, settling in a serviced apartment in Menilmontant will not be as costly as most other inner-city areas.
Located in the very center of Paris, living in the neighborhood of Le Marais is ideal for accessing much of the capital on foot. The narrow medieval streets of Le Marais give the neighborhood a traditional charm that isn’t felt elsewhere in the city. The historic streets are also home to many historic buildings converted into modern apartments, ideal for those looking for serviced apartments in Le Marais. Along with its historic element, Le Marais is also known as one of Paris’s most stylish districts, full of late-night galleries and independent eateries.
Famously the center of Paris’ shopping district, Les Halles is home to an array of shopping centers and world-class restaurants. Apart from being the shopping hub of the city, the area has become the new modern center of the city, home to multiplex cinemas, swimming pools, and theatres – meaning you will never be stuck for something to do if you live in a serviced apartment in Les Halles.
St-Germain-des-Pres has seen a huge rejuvenation over the past decade. Once a run-down neighborhood with a hint of bohemia, St-Germain-des-Pres is now a personification of Paris’ fashion identity. With a huge concentration of high-class clothes brands, St-Germain-des-Pres is the place for the traveling shopaholic. A serviced apartment in St-Germain-des-Pres is, of course, a dream come to true for any fashionista settling in the capital.
Home to Paris’ famous Sorbonne University, Quartier Latin is well known as the epicenter for students in the city. Apart from the myriad of students, thousands of young professionals also like to call Quartier Latin home. This combination of youth and unchanged medieval cityscapes makes a serviced apartment in Quartier Latin a great place to settle for those looking for something different in their Parisian experience.
Oberkampf is a real day and night region of Paris. Home to a throng of top restaurants, opera houses, and cafes, Oberkampf is the perfect place to go for a little light entertainment as the sun goes down. When the sun finally does go down, however, Oberkampf becomes one of the city’s premier nightlife spots. This perfect balance gives residents of Oberkampf a true picture of Parisian life in the city.
With its fair share of access to the nightlife of Oberkampf, a serviced apartment in St Laurent may be the ideal location for those seeking a little more quiet once they get home to bed. Still within walking distance of most of the city’s nightlife spots, St Laurent hits the balance right between the partying atmosphere and relaxing apartment blocks.
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Rent in Paris fluctuates based on the size and neighbourhood of the apartment.
If you’re moving to Paris with your family and need a large apartment in a child-friendly neighbourhood, check out residential districts in the 8th, 16th and 17th arrondissementsI We have put together a comprehensive guide on the best neighborhoods in Paris to help you decide which area would suit you best.
Expats usually love being in the middle of all the action. The 5th, 7th and 9th arrondissements are highly coveted by people who are new to the city. New expats in Paris are sure to fall in love with neighborhoods like Marais, Les Halles and Saint Germain des Pres.
Paris is generally an expensive city in terms of cost of accommodation. If you’re on a tight budget, check out some of the more affordable neighbourhoods in Paris such as Butte Montmartre, Menilmontant or Bastille.
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