Travelers are drawn to Paris in droves by its famous landmarks but it is the charm and uniqueness of its 20 distinct districts or ‘arrondissements’ that leave a lasting impression. With this in mind, we pored over some Parisian data and are excited to reveal a whole host of fun facts about the City of Love and the patchwork of charming neighborhoods that make it such a perennial favorite.
A closer look at Homes on Airbnb in Paris
The Globetrotter Neighborhood
Airbnb users of the 1st have visited the most countries on Airbnb over the past year.
The Design Addict Neighborhood
Hosts from the 2nd have design on their minds: referring to it the most number of times in their listing descriptions on Airbnb.
The Bootcamp Neighborhood
The 3rd boasts the highest number of Homes on Airbnb without elevators. Did someone say leg day?
The ‘Seine Choice’ Neighborhood
Go with the flow on the banks of the River Seine. The 4th has the highest number of barges listed on Airbnb.
The Connoisseur Neighborhood
Raise your glass to the fact that the 5th boasts the highest number of listings with wine cellars and beer nooks.
The Purrfect Neighborhood
The 6th has the most pet-friendly Homes listed on Airbnb in Paris, making it the purrfect choice for dog and cat lovers.
The Snug Neighborhood
Kick back and cozy up in the 7th. The word ‘cozy’ is mentioned the highest number of times by hosts on Airbnb from this neighborhood in their listing descriptions.
The Cool Neighborhood
Escape the summer heat wave and cool down in the 8th where you can find the highest number of air-conditioned Homes on Airbnb.
The Lovebird Neighborhood
Love is in the air in the 9th where hosts on Airbnb mention the word ‘romantic’ most in their listing descriptions.
The Hot Tub Neighborhood
Soak up the tub-tastic charm of the 10th which boasts the highest number of Homes with jacuzzis on Airbnb.
The Five Star Neighborhood
Guests on Airbnb simply adore the 11th: they have left the highest number of 5 star reviews for Homes in this neighborhood.
The Croissant Neighborhood
In the 12th you can find the most hosts with “breakfast included” in their Airbnb listings.
The Chanteuse Neighborhood
It’s your time to shine in the 13th which has the highest number of listings on Airbnb mentioning ‘karaoke’ in their descriptions.
The Early Adopter Neighborhood
Get ahead of the curve in this trendsetting corner of Paris. It was in the 14th that the first Parisian host registered on Airbnb.
The Swim Neighborhood
Dive into all the 15th has to offer. Here you find the highest number of Homes on Airbnb with swimming pools.
The Kid-Friendly Neighborhood
Baby on board? In the 16th you will find the highest number of family-friendly listings on Airbnb.
The Chill Neighborhood
If you are looking to unwind and de-stress then consider the 17th which has the highest number of listings on Airbnb with the word ‘calm’ in its title.
The Bohemian Neighborhood
The 18th is bursting with creativity offering the highest number of listings with artist hosts on Airbnb.
The Sun Bunny Neighborhood
Pack your shades. In the 19th you will find the highest number of listings on Airbnb with a terrace or balcony.
The Reality TV Neighborhood
Who needs television if you are staying in one of Paris’ largest arrondissements? The 20th has the highest number of Homes on Airbnb without a TV.
- In Montmartre, the setting for a hugely popular French movie, you can find 5 hosts named Amelie.
- Near the Louvre you can choose to stay with a Mona, or a Lisa.
- Mamma Mia! 29 homesick Italians have booked listings on Rue de Rome while in Paris.
- Rue des Ecoles (‘School Street’) lives up to its name – boasting 13 hosts on Airbnb who are teachers.
- Who runs the world? Rue Madame has a mere 21 male hosts on Airbnb. But Rue Monsieur has an impressive 51 female hosts.
Neighbor’s Day Event
On May 25, Airbnb celebrated the hospitality of the world’s largest host community, bringing together Parisians from all its districts and visitors from around the world to mark Fête des voisins (Neighbor’s Day) with a special community gathering.
Airbnb brought together Parisians from all the arrondissements and guests from all over the world to Le Nid. Le Nid is a space that brings together guests and travelers to create links around the theme of travel.
On Fête des Voisins day, 40 000 guests stayed in Paris with Airbnb hosts, coming from over 120 countries including Belarus, Guatemala, Cambodia and Namibia. They stayed in all 20 arrondissements, experiencing the life of real Parisians for one night.
Read more about how we’re celebrating neighborhoods and local communities to further our mission in belonging anywhere here.