Find the best place to stay — Versailles

Where to stay around Versailles?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,085 holiday lettings near Versailles. From 4,377 apartments to 255 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Versailles is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Versailles?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Versailles:

  • Montmartre: 675 holiday homes
  • Villa Montmorency: 92 holiday homes
  • Notre Dame: 1,298 holiday homes
  • Porte de Saint-Cloud: 94 holiday homes
  • Moulin de la Vièrge: 183 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Versailles?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Versailles. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palace of Versailles: 6,233 holiday lettings
  • Versailles (XVE-Versailles-Chateau Train Station): 6,241 holiday lettings
  • Versailles Château Rive Gauche RER Station: 6,242 holiday lettings
  • Versailles-Chantiers Station: 6,254 holiday lettings
  • Versailles Porchefontaine Station: 6,272 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Versailles listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Versailles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4,377 apartments in Versailles. Our other popular types of Versailles holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 255 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Versailles?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 129 holiday homes with pool available in Versailles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday apartment in Versailles your home away from home

    Versailles is a stunning Paris suburb, bursting with history, which is also conveniently situated a mere 20 kilometres from the bustling city centre. Having acted as the nation’s political centre of for roughly 100 years before the French Revolution, Versailles was designed to cater to royalty, and as such, the region exudes culture, romance and decadence. A Versailles holiday apartment is consequently perfect if you’re interested in planning a romantic getaway, a special family break or a holiday during which you can simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the fantastic French culture and cuisine. As well as holiday apartments in Versailles, HomeAway offers a fabulous selection of historical homes to let.

    Things to do

    Visitors in holiday apartments in Versailles will never find themselves at a loss for things to see and do, and as an added bonus, is possible to forgo a hire car whilst staying in the city, without missing out on any of the region’s great activities and attractions.

    -The Palace and Gardens of Versailles, situated within walking distance of most Versailles holiday homes, are the major tourist attraction, owing both to their stunning beauty and historical significance. The Palace itself was constructed around an existing Chateau by order of Louis XIII during the 1600’s, whilst the surrounding gardens began to take their current form during the early to mid 1700’s. Even if you’re not interested in history behind these brilliant attractions however, the interior of the palace, which includes the famous “Hall of Mirrors”, is certainly worth seeing!

    -The museums scattered throughout the area make for a great way to spend a few days. Some of the more popular institutions include: the Museum of French History, located in the Palace of Versailles; the Lambinet Museum, which houses historical furniture, sculptures and art; and the des Toiles de Jouy Museum, which displays a permanent collection of amazing Toile fabric articles.

    -The markets in Versailles are a fantastic way to really get in touch with the region’s rich culture, with numerous different marketplaces popping up at regular intervals throughout the city. If you’re looking for some tasty French treats to take back to your Versailles holiday apartment however, the Jussieu-Montreuil Market, the Porchefontaine Markets and the Notre Dame Markets will certainly not disappoint. The Versailles Flower Market is also great if you’re interested in something a little out of the ordinary.

    -The Royal Opera, which dates back to the late 1700’s, is located within the Palace of Versailles, and is a definite must-see regardless of whether you’re hoping to see a play, an opera, a ballet, a concert or an orchestral event. The newly renovated interior of this architectural beauty is also guaranteed to have you returning to your Versailles holiday home feeling like you’ve spent the evening with 18th century royalty.

    -As Paris is only a hop skip and jump from Versailles, day trips to well-known locations such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Palace, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Moulin Rouge are a great way to spend your break. If you have the time you may also be interested in some of the great day tours starting from Paris, such as wine and champagne tasting tours, and Disneyland Paris is within commutable distance.

    The weather in Versailles

    Versailles experiences warm dry summers, which means that the period between May and September is generally the most enticing for international and domestic tourists. Visiting during the winter months can also make for a great getaway however, as popular tourist attractions such as the Palace of Versailles are much quieter, and the chance of getting a great deal on your holiday accommodation is certainly higher.

    Getting to Versailles

    Versailles is easily accessed from Paris’s two major international airports via train, bus, taxi or hire car, although a taxi is not really recommended as the trip can be quite costly (in excess of 50€ one way). Regardless of which option you choose however, you should be relaxing in your beautiful Versailles holiday home within the space of an hour.

    Attractions in and around Versailles

    Looking for places to see while you're in Versailles? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Albert Kahn Museum and Gardens, Jardin du Port de l'Arsenal and Park and Castle of Thoiry. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Theatre Andre Malraux or Rodin Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Champ de Mars, Parc Monceau and Luxembourg Gardens. You can take a shopping trip to Galeries Lafayette and Forum des Halles. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Stade de France. National Nature Reserve of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and Hippodrome de Vincennes are just a couple of activities around the area. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Arc de Triomphe, Paris Catacombs or Paris Expo Porte de Versailles to your agenda.