Simon Smith | Manager, Operations and Destination Engagement | 31 May 2019

Taxe de Séjour

The tourist tax (taxe de séjour) is an overnight accommodation tax levied to visitors of the municipality per person per night.

The rate to be paid is set by local governments (municipality) within the €0.20 – €4.00 band set by national government. Municipalities can also add 10% to these rates (department tax) if they wish and in Paris a further additional 15% (region tax).

Below are selected destinations and further information can be found by clicking on the title of the destination. Other destinations can be found here.

While best efforts have been made to verify the accuracy of the information on 31 May 2019, the information displayed should be used as guidance only.

The rates include department and region tax.

Hotel Star Rating  Some Exemptions
 (per person per night, no maximum nights)           
Biarritz 0.50  0.80  1.30  2.20  2.50  Children under 18 in all destinations
Bordeaux* 0.80  0.90  1.35  2.00  2.50 
Cannes 0.80  0.90  1.40  1.85  2.25 
Dijon 0.66  0.99  1.65  2.53  3.30 
Lyon  0.83  0.99  1.65  2.50  3.30 
Marseille  0.83  0.99  1.65  2.48  3.30 
Nice  0.60  0.80  1.50  2.20  3.00 
Paris  1.00  1.13  1.88  2.88  3.75**
Paris Charles De Gaulle* 0.88  0.99  1.65  2.53  3.30 
Paris Orly  0.77  0.99  1.65  2.53  3.30 
Strasbourg  0.55  0.80  1.65  2.45  3.30 

* Webpage link for rates exclude additional 10% department tax
** Exceptional 5-star hotels are awarded ‘Palace’ status (2019 rate is €5 per person per night in Paris)

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