Stay in Saint-Denis
The Stade de France is a stadium located in Saint Denis, Paris. It’s the largest stadium in France, and the venue where the French national football and rugby team play their home matches. It hosts also large music concerts.
The location of the Stade de France, north of central Paris affords visitors the opportunity to find a well priced and budget friendly accommodation for a fraction of the price you would otherwise be paying for a hotel within the city-center. There are no hostels within walking distance. When looking for hostels near Stade de France, the best option is to stay near Gare du Nord and take public transport to the stadium (4 minutes by RER).
The following hotels are extremely convenient to access Stade de France stadium in Paris Saint-Denis.
What are the Best Hotels near Stade de France?
Distance to Stadium: 3 minutes walk
Closest Hotel, Parking, Family Rooms
Distance to Stadium: 9 minutes walk
Luxury 4 Star, Restaurant, Non-Smoking Rooms
3. ibis Saint-Denis Stade Ouest ★★★
Distance to Stadium: 6 minutes walk
Budget Friendly Hotel, Free Parking, Perfect Location
Distance to Stadium: 7 minutes walk
Budget Friendly, Parking (Cheap), 24-hour reception
Distance to Stadium: 14 minutes by Public Transport from Gare du Nord
Cheap Hostel, Private Rooms & Dormitories
SPECIAL DEALS – SAVE ON ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation in Paris near Main Football Ground
Football and Rugby Stadium in St-Denis
The Stade de France is a modern stadium complex situated in Saint-Denis, France in the inner suburbs of Paris. It has a an all-seater capacity of more than 80,000. Stade de France was the centrepiece of the 1998 World Cup, and was host to several matches of the 2016 European Football Championship including the first game and the Final.
The stadium is used by the French football team which uses it for almost every home game. It was here where Les Bleus defeated Brazil 3-0 in the 1998 FIFA World Cup final.
Paris’s main rugby club, Stade Français, have also regularly used the stadium as a home ground in recent years. Stade de France is also the venue for the Top 14 (the domestic rugby championship) final, the France football Cup final and the French football league Cup (called League Cup) final every year.
There is a good choice of affordable hotels within easy reach of the ground, perfect for attending a football or rugby match. Among the nearest hotels are the Novotel and ibis hotels. Fee Wi-Fi access is provided by most establishments. Breakfast is served every morning and by metro, you can get to central Paris in 30 minutes.
The stadium can also be reconfigured to house a running track for track and field events. It’s the sixth largest stadium in Europe, after Camp Nou of Barcelona FC, Wembley Stadium in London, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu of Real Madrid, Croke Park in Dublin and Twickenham Stadium in London.
You can easaly find a nice, clean hotel within easy reach of the ground. A quick search online for cheap hotels in this area of Saint Denis will provide you with dozens of options. Whether you want to stay in a cheap chain hotel like the Ibis or Adagio, or a fancy Novotel hotel, you are sure to find a great place to rest your head after a long day of cheering on your favorite team.
French National rugby and football venue
Stadium — Stade de France
Capacity — 80,000 seats
Opened — 1998
Location — The stadium is located just north of Paris France in Saint-Denis, around 8km from the city centre, the Louvre Museum and the iconic Eiffel Tower (see luxury hotels).
Address — ZAC du Cornillon Nord, 93216 Saint Denis, France
Clubs — National Football Team of France, French rugby union team
Nicknames France National Football Team — Les Bleus (The Blues), Les Tricolores (The Tri-colors)
Nicknames French Rugby Union Team — Les Bleus, Les Tricolores, Le XV de France
Club Colours — Blue, White and Red
Public Transportation : you can reach the ground by taking either the metro or underground or RER.
RER lines B and D can be taken from station Châtelet and Paris Gare du Nord. If you take line B Get off at La Plaine Stade de France station, get off at Stade de France Saint Denis station if you take line D.
Metro line 13 connects the stadium with stations Gare Montparnasse, Invalides and Gare Saint-Lazare. Get off at stop Saint-Denis Porte de Paris.
You can also take tramway No.1 (St Denis Basilique stop) as well as buses No. 239 / 253 / 139 / 153 / 173 / 255 / 350
By Car : The A1 and A86 motorways run directly past the stadium. The A1 motorway connects with the centre of Paris and the périphérique further south. Take exit 2 from the A1 to reach Stade de France stadium. From the A86 take exit 9 Saint-Denis – La Plaine Stade de France.
Air Connections — Paris is served by three international airports. Charles de Gaulle International is the largest and most well known with major international flight carriers.