Cheap hotels near Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France

Originally planted in the 17th century as a medicinal herb garden for the king, the Jardin des Plantes is today home to a number of scientific and educational attractions, including the main botanical gardens and zoo in Paris and the National Museum of Natural History.

The grounds of the Jardin des Plantes are home to over 4500 plant species from all over the world. Divided into various gardens, the Jardin features everything from Alpine flowers to Mexican plants.

The main part of the gardens is free to enter, though certain sections and exhibits cost extra. To check entry prices as well as hours, head to the Jardin des Plantes website (in French).

Cheap hotels near the Jardin des Plantes: The gardens are located on the eastern edge of the Latin Quarter and a number of cheap hotels can be found a few blocks to the west.

We recommend the family-run Hotel Minerve and the quirky, hostel/hotel hybrid Hotel du Commerce. The Bastille and Marais neighborhoods are located just a short walk across the Seine and offer additional nearby options.

Hotel Royal Cardinal, Paris

Address 1, Rue Des Ecoles (the Latin Quarter (5th))

EuroCheapo Review: Situated at the very eastern base of Rue des Ecoles, the two-star Hotel au Royal-Cardinal Paris provides classic rooms equipped with modern conveniences.... read review

7.0 Guest Rating

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Familia Hotel, Paris

Address 11 Rue des Ecoles (the Latin Quarter (5th))

EuroCheapo Review: Set near the eastern base of the Rue des Ecoles, the two-star Familia is a family-run hotel with personal touches, some interesting perks, and rates that can be a good deal.... read review

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Hotel Minerve, Paris

Address 13, rue des Ecoles (the Latin Quarter (5th))

EuroCheapo Review: Another family-run option on the rue des Ecoles, the Hotel Minerve provides three-star rooms, many with frescoes of Medieval Paris.... read review

8.0 Guest Rating

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Hôtel du Commerce, Paris

Address 14, rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève (the Latin Quarter (5th))

EuroCheapo Review: The Hotel du Commerce is a cross between a hotel and a hostel, offering simple rooms at rates that are a steal considering its prime Latin Quarter location.... read review

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Hotel Saint-Louis Marais, Paris

Address 17 rue du Petit Musc (the Marais (3rd & 4th))

EuroCheapo Review: Located one block from the Seine deep in the Old Marais, the Hotel Saint-Louis offers romantic rooms with wood beam ceilings at prices that usually run too high for us.... read review

8.3 Guest Rating

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