From budget listings to unique alternatives, here's where you should stay in the French capital

The iconic and majestic Eiffel Tower is such an iconic attraction in Paris, the City of Light and love. Like a beacon, or even a flame, the Eiffel Tower attracts couples to gawk and bask in its overwhelming beauty and architectural magnificence! If you’re planning a romantic getaway for your significant other, look no further as we present our top 5 romantic Airbnbs in Paris! Even better, all the rentals listed have the Eiffel Tower in view!
 

1. Vibrant and cheery, stunning inside and out ($182)


In the day, the sunlight streams through the open windows and bounces on several of the yellow pieces of furniture, which adds to the vibrancy and openness of the room, making sure you and your significant other feel welcome in the City of Love. It’s only 5 minutes away from Rue Cler, a famous street in Paris for a bountiful amount of food.


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The bedroom is decorated in a minimalistic style and has a very vibrant yellow as its accent shade, adding a pop of colour in the primarily white room. The room might look a little tiny, but it would almost certainly be a snug fit for you and your partner. Enjoy each other’s company and fall into the embrace of the cosy and inviting bed.


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The room boasts a magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower. Lounge in bed and squint your eyes for a view of the tower. Or even turn the chair so it faces the tiny balcony area, so you can admire the Eiffel Tower comfortably and feel the sun’s ray upon your face.


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And when the sunlight gets too harsh for your liking, window shutters are available. Use them to shut out the sunlight. Or when you’re ready for a good night’s rest, close them for some privacy!


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The open-concept living room / kitchen also has a minimalistic design. The large windows allow natural sunlight to shine through, illuminating the living room, making it feel welcoming. The kitchen also comes stocked with plenty of appliances, all ready for you to whip up a romantic meal for you and your partner! Cosy up on the love seat, and enjoy the meal while taking in each other’s company.


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Or, have a seat at the simply decorated round dining table. Have a romantic meal there, and enjoy another stunning view of the Eiffel Tower!
 

2. Charming and comfortable apartment ($152)


Charming and grand, this apartment is decked out with rich colours, and decorated in a contemporary style, making guests feel like they’re right at home. Enjoy your vacation away from home with a loved one, surrounded by a well designed apartment.


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In a relaxing nook of the apartment, two large armchairs take up the majority of the space. Rest your rumps on these comfortable armchairs and enjoy the magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower, all while taking it easy in style.


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The armchairs are not the only places that give you a great view of the Eiffel Tower! Before you head to sleep, lounge in bed with your partner and enjoy the site of the huge illuminated presence of the Eiffel Tower.


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The kitchen is well designed and spacious. Cook a meal as a duo or just have a romantic French meal for take-out. Sit across from each other and gaze into each other’s eyes, all the while while enjoying a delicious meal.


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The marble tiled bathroom really gives off a luxurious vibe and makes you feel at the top of the world. Pamper yourself by having a nice, cooling shower, surrounded by the beauty of the bathroom.
 

3. Unique accommodation in a houseboat ($195)


Here’s truly a unique accommodation for adventurous couples out there. It might be a chance of a lifetime to have a romantic getaway with your significant other on a houseboat. So, read on and make sure you don’t miss out!


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Enjoy a unique perspective and view of Paris from your floating accommodation. Also enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide, as you stand on the boat. The rocking motion might relax you, making you feel at peace.


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Such a houseboat would, as expected, have a smaller-scaled kitchen. However, the kitchen nook is stocked with appliances that you can use to make a basic meal. Admire the view of the Eiffel Tower while devouring a meal at the counter.


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You’re provided with a spacious bedroom area and the bed is surprisingly large. There are plenty of pillows and room for you to indulge in a nap, or to enjoy watching the TV.


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Make your way up to the terrace and appreciate the view of the Eiffel Tower. The atmosphere is peaceful and you’re sure to savour the company of your partner!


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