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November 6, 2009

http://www.budgettravel.com/hotel/hotel-de-la-porte-doree,6379/

A sweet hotel on the outskirts of Paris that burns scented candles, serves organic croissants, and wants to help you make the most of the outdoor activities nearby.

‘Hood In a quiet corner of the 12th arrondissement, this neighborhood is within easy walking distance of the heavily forested Bois de Vincennes, which hosts free concerts all summer long in Parc Floral. For everything else, you’ll need to hop on the Métro.

The Gist A sweet hotel on the outskirts of Paris that burns scented candles, serves organic croissants, and wants to help you make the most of the outdoor activities nearby—which include the weekly food market across the street on Sunday morning. The authentic vibe extends to the hotel’s small rooms and tiny elevator. You’ll have to hop on the Métro to get around—just like most Parisians—but online reviewers confirm that the nearest station is only a few steps away. Family rooms are available.

Free Wi-Fi? Yes.

Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard.

Thanks for Sharing Reader Susan Larson says this is her favorite hotel in the city because it’s “like being at home in Paris.” She likes to jog or take her kids for a walk in the woods nearby and then hop on the subway “that takes you into the city center in ten minutes.”

Prices from $122 (€82).