Travelers flock to Paris for the art and the macarons but next summer all eyes will be on the 14,900 Olympic and Paralympic athletes going for the gold. The 2024 Paris Games will break with tradition and host contests in the city’s grandest monuments and provide free viewing areas. Running in tandem with the sports program, the Cultural Olympiad offers arts and immersive events for the entire clan.
When deciding where to stay for the Paris Olympics as a group, you can consider an inner-city penthouse with views or look at villas closer to the suburban stadiums. Accommodation for larger parties is more limited but the Paris Metro does make it easy to get around the venues and sights. These all-star Airbnbs are perfect for large groups and families heading to the Paris Olympics. They’ll not stick around for long so you’ll need to sprint.
Heading to Paris for the Olympics? Here’s our rundown of everywhere to stay in the city:
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Luxe Airbnb with Eiffel Tower views and skyline spa
Fusing traditional and modern décor, this exclusive penthouse enjoys a quiet setting west of the Trocadéro close to sports grounds and sights. The roof deck is a green haven where you can sip Champagne with a view of the Eiffel Tower while monitoring the scoreboards. The fireplace will be redundant during the Summer Olympics but just try and resist whiling away an afternoon sizzling in that panoramic hot tub.
Nine guests, five bedrooms Price: $3,496 per night
This Luxe Paris Airbnb in Le Marais is the result of a joint project from an Italian architect and a Parisian interior designer. The oversized penthouse features a covered courtyard and is topped with a glass roof. Plenty of wood, stone, and natural light create a calming home where you can unwind with a game of pool or spa session. The location is handy for Gare de l’Est, Gare du Nord, the Bercy Arena, and central Olympic venues.
This beautiful Île-de-France mansion is located on the periphery of Paris. Only a 10-minute walk from the Sèvres – Ville-d’Avray train station makes it easy to day trip over to Château de Versailles for the equestrian events. The rental itself is a dream with tons of space indoors and out where you can host your own mini athletics tournament. There’s a swing set for tots and a games room for all ages.
Partially underground, this three-story dwelling is located on one of the oldest streets in Paris. It’s fashioned from the original stone and timber beams although the builders managed to chisel in a state-of-the-art kitchen and hook up a solid Wi-Fi connection so you can follow the latest scores. The Le Marais quarter is awash with restaurants, bars, and nightclubs while you’ll have the Olympic venues right on the doorstep.
This architectural wonder is located in an artistic suburb near Paris La Défense Arena popular with creatives and families. It spares you the hustle and bustle and is a strategic location for getting to Parc des Princes, Versailles, and Champs-Élysées. The entire townhouse and its yard are bathed in natural light while all appliances are top-notch. You’ll need to be nimble and relatively athletic yourself to access the game’s loft.
Accessible via elevator, this typical Haussmannian apartment is located on the 5th floor and grants a charming view of the Parisian roofs. The master bedroom has a crib, the second is set up with a fairytale bunk, and the third is a superior sofa bed. It’s stocked with games and books while additional toddler gear is available upon request. There are several metro and RER stations minutes away that link to the Paris Olympic centers.
This chic Paris Airbnb is convenient for contests held at the Olympic Stadium, Parc des Princes, and the Eiffel Tower Stadium. It’s light and lovely with high ceilings, dormer windows, and several balconies. Delicate stained glass details and splashes of color add further character while budding chefs will appreciate the gourmet kitchen. Brasseries and bakeries line the street and Péreire Metro Station is a minute away.
This Play Airbnb for large groups is steps from the Olympic Nautical Stadium and 20 minutes from Disneyland Paris. The interiors are cozily decorated and appointed with everything you might need to cook and stay connected. It’s the backyard that steals the limelight, complete with a plunge pool, trampoline, and long jump-ready lawn. Head down to the basement where you can host your own foosball and ping pong tournament.
If you’re struggling to squeeze in a trip to the Louvre around the Games, this stunning apartment is essentially a private art museum. The four-bedroom rental is swarming with antiques, oil paintings, and period furnishings. It’s sublimely comfortable and feels almost like a castle stay in rural France. Modern conveniences are discreetly tucked in among the collections and you’re a stone’s throw from the Olympic venues in central Paris.
You might assume this knockout villa with a huge backyard oasis is located in Southern France but think again. Large enough for the whole clan, this family-friendly Airbnb is a short commute from Parc des Princes and the South Paris Arena (Paris Expo). The private yard comes with a playground and heated swim spa while the basement is a gym-cinema hybrid. Head to the rooftop terrace where you can dine with a skyline view.
This tasteful apartment is within walking distance of Sacré Coeur and the Moulin Rouge. The vintage-inspired furniture provides classy comfort plus there’s a stack of vinyl records to entertain the gang over a cook-off. Best of all, the rental has a private sauna where you ease the tension after an adrenaline-packed day. Rely on the Abbesses Metro Station to get you to all the Olympic venues.
Tickets for all sports, games, and the opening and closing ceremonies are now available to purchase via the Paris Olympics and Paralympics official website. These are sold on a first-come, first-served basis in real time with no draws or ballots. Resale tickets will be available in early 2024. Tickets start at €24 for Olympic sports and €15 for Paralympic sports.
What is the limit on tickets for the Paris Olympics?
A maximum of six tickets can be purchased per session although select games are limited to a maximum of four tickets. Each account holder may purchase a maximum of 30 tickets across the Paris Olympics and Paralympics.
Do children need tickets for the Paris Olympics?
Children do need a valid ticket to attend any of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Family Pass allows you to buy up to two children’s tickets for the Paralympic Games for only €10. Those aged 16 and over can create an account and purchase tickets.
What is the Paris 2024 Hospitality program?
The Paris 2024 Hospitality program lets you experience the Olympic and Paralympic Games with upgraded service. Packages vary across three tiers but generally include a mix of private box seating, lounge access, dining, entertainment, transport, and city tours. Larger groups of 10 people or more can reach out to the Corporate and Large Groups Hospitality team.