Cheap hotels near Sorbonne in Paris, France
The Sorbonne commonly refers to the historic building on the Place de la Sorbonne in the Latin Quarter, just off the Boulevard St-Michel.
The Collège de Sorbonne was founded in 1257 as one of the colleges in the University of Paris and existed until 1882. In 1970, the University of Paris was divided up into 13 different universities, four of which use the name “Sorbonne” and have offices or classrooms in the original building.
The Place de la Sorbonne is a peaceful and studious square, lined with cafes and bookstores. The streets surrounding the square are packed with shops that cater to student and professorial needs.
Hotels near the Sorbonne: The Sorbonne is the heart of the Latin Quarter, and is thus surrounded by many affordable hotel options. This is prime Cheapo territory.
Cheapos will love the Hotel Cluny Sorbonne, which offers starving-artist type garrets and views of the Sorbonne, while visiting professors (and parents) will find the nearby Hotel des 3 Collèges quite charming.