Hotels near the Paris Opera House put you in the perfect location for attending an opera or ballet performance at Palais Garnier, plus they're also conveniently close to the famous Galeries Lafayette and Au Printemps department stores.

Staying near the Paris Opera House places you in the heart of the most elegant part of 19th century Paris envisioned by Napoleon III's plans to modernize the city.  The broad tree-lined Grands Boulevards feature stunning Haussmannian architecture and more stores, boutiques, bistros, and cafes than you'll ever have time to visit.

The Opera House is also close to the Grevin Wax Museum, Place Vendôme where you'll find France's finest luxury jewelers, the neoclassical Église de la Madeleine church known for its classical concerts, and L'Olympia music hall. 

A short walk down Avenue de l'Opéra brings you to Tuileries Garden and the Louvre Museum - or you can hop onto one of the numerous bus and metro lines in the area to reach other Paris attractions.

No matter which hotel near the Paris Opera House you choose for your visit, you'll be close to some of the city's top restaurants, bistros, and cafes.  For a special treat, sit at a table on Café de la Paix's terrace facing Palais Garnier and order a celebratory glass of Champagne.

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Our recommendations for the best hotels near Paris Opera House include mostly 4- and 5-star hotels featuring wonderful terraces, spectacular views, indoor swimming pools, and other special amenities.  We also include one 3-star hotel hotel - a rarity in this expensive part of the city.

You're sure to find the perfect place for your stay in Paris!

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Where to Stay in Paris's Latin Quarter: 15 Memorable Hotels & Apartments

Hotel Monge  ★★★

View of the Paris Opera House from the rooftop terrace at Kimpton - Saint Honore Paris Hotel
View of the Paris Opera House from the rooftop terrace at Kimpton - Saint Honoré Paris Hotel

27 Boulevard des Capucines, 2nd Arrondissement

Behind the Art Nouveau façade of its 1917 building, the new and luxurious 5-star Kimpton St Honoré Paris offers everything you could want for your stay in Paris: a superb location about a 2-minute walk from the Palais Garnier Opera House and famous fashion designer showrooms, chic Art Deco-inspired decor by acclaimed Paris-based designer Charles Zana in its 123 guest rooms and 26 suites, a gorgeous sun-lit patio outside its onsite restaurant, and a full-service spa with a heated indoor swimming pool and gym.   

But perhaps best of all, the hotel's rooftop garden and bar offer spectacular 360-degree views of the city's most famous monuments and attractions.  There's nothing else like it in Paris.

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Le Prince Regent Residence & Spa - APART HOTEL ★★★

Guest room at Hotel Etats-Unis Opera
Guest room at Hotel Etats-Unis Opera

16 Rue d'Antin, 2nd Arrondissement

With 45 recently renovated rooms, a fantastic location on a quiet side street very close to Palais Garnier (Paris Opera House), and just a few steps away from lively Avenue de l'Opéra with all of its specialty shops, wonderful restaurants, bakeries, and gourmet chocolatiers, Hôtel Etats-Unis Opéra puts you in the perfect location to explore Paris.  A 10-minute walk takes you to the Louvre Museum, Tuileries Garden, Grevin Wax Museum, and Galeries Lafayette.  Numerous metro stations and bus lines give you fast and convenient access to other parts of the city.

Guest rooms feature contemporary decor, comfortable beds, and even a family suite that sleeps 4.  A small onsite bar by the lobby makes it easy to relax with a drink at the end of the day.  Best of all, rates are surprisingly affordable for a 4-star hotel in this expensive part of Paris. 

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Hotel d'Aubusson  ★★★

Balcony view from a guestroom at Hotel du College de France
Balcony view from a guestroom at Hotel du College de France

7 Rue Thenard

For a quintessential Parisian experience, book a guestroom with a balcony at the highly-rated 29-room, 3-star Hôtel du College de France, located on a quiet side street close to the Cluny Museum and the Seine River, and sip a glass of wine after a day of sightseeing.  The hotel's location in the heart of the Latin quarter gives you an excellent base for exploring all of Paris.

Ceiling fans keep the guestrooms cool during summer months, and you'll love the hotel's affordable rates - a real bargain for this sought-after area in the Left Bank.  The catch?  Hotel du College de France is well-known for the value it delivers - so you'll need to book as early as possible if you want to get a room.

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Hôtel Christine  ★★★★

Balcony view from Hôtel Parc Saint-Severin
Balcony view from Hôtel Parc Saint-Séverin in the Latin Quarter in Paris

The charming 4-star Hôtel Parc Saint-Séverin overlooks a quiet pedestrian-only street behind Église Saint-Séverin in Paris's Latin Quarter.

The hotel's 27 rooms are decorated in calm neutral shades with pops of jewel-like colors and many luxury touches.  You'll find that the hotel's smaller rooms are a bargain for this location, while larger ones offer balconies with wonderful Paris rooftop and skyline views.

You can easily reach both Notre Dame and Sainte-Chapelle in about 5 minutes on foot, but be sure to also take time to explore this neighborhood's gems  - the medieval tapestries and Roman baths at Cluny Museum, the English-language bookstore and café at Shakespeare & Company, and if you're here in December, the wonderful Christmas market held each year at Square René Viviani, directly across the Seine from Notre Dame.

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Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme    ★★★★

Suite at Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme
Suite at Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme

5 Rue de la Paix, 2nd Arrondissement

Whether you choose a spacious guest room or a palatial suite with terrace views of nearby Place Vendôme at the luxurious 5-star Park Hyatt Place Vendôme, you'll love the posh contemporary furnishings, deep soaking tubs in the bathrooms, heated floors, onsite spa, well-equipped fitness room, and Michelin-starred cuisine at this wonderful oasis with 156 rooms and suites located in a historic Parisian palace.

A 3-minute walk brings you to the Paris Opera House (Opéra Garnier) or Tuileries Garden, and in just a couple more minutes you can reach the Louvre Museum, Seine River, and Galeries Lafayette.

The hotel is also surrounded by the world's best jewelers in Place Vendôme, and is steps away from the designer showrooms along Rue Saint-Honoré.   And during the Christmas holiday season, sparkling lights covering dozens of majestic conical trees make Place Vendôme the most magical spot in Paris.

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Hotel Jardin de Cluny  ★★★

Guestroom at Hotel Jardin de Cluny
Guestroom at Hotel Jardin de Cluny

9 Rue du Sommerard, 5th arrondissement

Thanks to a transformative top-to-bottom makover, Hotel Jardin de Cluny is now a gorgeous 4-star oasis with lush floral touches and Art Deco-inspired furnishings.  Super-comfortable beds, sleekly modern bathrooms, and excellent lighting add to your comfort.

You'll also love the hotel's superb Latin Quarter location near Cluny Museum and just a short 5-minute walk to the Seine River and Notre Dame Cathedral.  Stroll through the nearby Maubert open-air food market, pay your respects to French heroes (including American-born singer Josephine Baker, honored for her work with the French Resistence) at the Pantheon, and of course see the famous "Lady and the Unicorn" tapestries, other medieval treasures, and Roman baths at the recently reopened Musée de Cluny.

Bonus for families:  Book the spacious Junior Suite, which sleeps four.

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Le Basile Hotel    ★★★ Spa & indoor pool at Maison Albar Hotel Paris Céline

Guest room at Le Basile Hotel

23 Rue Godot de Mauroy, 9th Arrondissement

The highly-rated 3-star family-run Le Basile Hotel near the famous Galeries Lafayette and Au Printemps department stores, Opéra Garnier (Paris Opera House), and Madeleine Church offers bargain rates on its 27 guestrooms with air conditioning in this expensive part of central Paris. 

Although the guestrooms tend to be small (true for so many Parisian hotels at every star level), the cheerful colors and simple furnishings create an appealing contemporary vibe.  You'll love the quiet side street location and numerous nearby bistros in the otherwise bustling Opéra/Grands Magasins neighborhood.  And the value is hard to beat. 

But here's the catch:  Le Basile fills up quickly because it offers cheap rates in this expensive neighborhood - so don't wait to book.

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Albe Hôtel Saint-Michel    ★★★

Guestroom at Albe Hôtel Saint-Michel in the Latin Quarter in Paris
Guestroom at Albe Hôtel Saint-Michel in the Latin Quarter in Paris - near Notre Dam

Chic modern furnishings and a location on a quiet side street make the 3-star Albe Hôtel Saint-Michel a comfortable haven and gateway to the lively Latin Quarter.  The hotel's location just steps away from the Saint Michel Métro/RER station makes it a convenient choice if you're traveling by train from Charles de Gaulle Airport or Gare de Nord.

Each of the Albe Hotel's 43 guestrooms and suites is decorated with a unique theme, with a Scandinavian influence in the clean design and splashes of color against monochromes.  Plenty of triples make this hotel a great choice for small families or a group of friends.

You'll have easy access to Notre Dame and other Île de la Cité attractions, as well as to all the wonderful Latin Quarter bistros, galleries, and boutiques.

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More Places to Stay near the Paris Opera House

  • InterContinental Paris Le Grand (2 Rue Scribe) - Spectacular historic 5-star hotel with 470 guestrooms 1 block from Palais Garnier; the outdoor terrace of onsite Cafe de la Paix is an ideal people-watching spot.  Check out the great views of the opera house
  • Lyric Opera Hotel Paris (2 Rue de Gramont) - Located close to Palais Garnier, the 4-star boutique hotel features lush fabrics and contemporary decor combined with classical details in its 47 guest rooms, plus a swimming pool with a glass roof, gym, sauna, and steam bath. 
  • Hotel Banke Opera Autograph Collection (20 Rue de la Fayette) - Use your Marriott points at this classy 5-star hotel located in an early 20th century bank building with a glass dome ceiling, Roman-style mosaic floors, and an exclusive art collection

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