The world’s love affair with coworking spaces is breathing new life into Paris.
As the city’s iconic cafés overflow with creatives and professionals seeking a haven away from the traditional office or home workspace, a burgeoning array of coworking spaces are rising to meet the demand, providing a lifeline for travelers, digital nomads, start-ups, and even established companies needing temporary workspace solutions.
With a rich blend of architectural beauty, cutting-edge technology, and a sense of community, these co-working spaces are fast becoming the go-to option for those in need of a desk, a meeting room, or simply a vibrant and creative environment that fosters innovation.
They’re a perfect option for business travelers or those seeking a temporary office space, offering flexibility, a professional environment, and a myriad of networking opportunities.
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The Bureau (pictured in top image)
The Bureau has four locations in Paris, all of which offers luxurious co-working spaces with stunning views of the Eiffel Tower. The midcentury interiors are designed by the Socialite Family and meant to promote creativity, productivity, and collaboration in plush beautiful spaces. Pricing starts at 475€ monthly for coworking spaces, with additional services like lockers and business addresses available for extra fees. Dedicated desks and private offices start at 725€ and 1990€ per month, respectively. Parking and meeting room access come at additional costs. www.thebureau.club
Founded in New York in 2010, WeWork brings a little bit of America to France. It offers coworking spaces and services that are best suited to your needs, with locations decorated in a chic and modern style. Prices for this little comfort start at 179€/month with the WeWork All Access pass. www.wework.com
MAIF Social Club
Located in the Marais district, this venue hosts a variety of spaces: you can work in their free coworking areas (with power outlets, and wifi), visit exhibitions, attend conferences, participate in workshops, or enjoy a good coffee. It’s an ideal place get some work done but there’s one caveat: there are only 30 seats available, none of which can be reserved. MAIF Social Club is open Monday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Tuesday to Friday until 8:30 p.m. www.maifsocialclub.fr
La Permanence offers distraction-free spaces tailored to your needs. Whether you prefer to work alone or in a group, in silence or amid noise, or need a multi-tasking location, everything is provided. Each branch has a slightly different focus, some in fact, may not have spaces for discussions and require all patrons to be silent (ideal if you really need to focus). The best part? All its branches are open 24/7. Three-month subscriptions start from 105€ for students and 135€ for professionals. www.la-permanence.com
Whether you’re a group, an SME, a start-up, or simply an independent worker, WOJO provides workspaces that meet your needs. It offers meeting rooms, private offices, and coworking spaces, with prices starting at 15€/day on demand and 120€/month with a subscription.
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Reimagining the way you work, Morning Coworking offers 22 spaces across Paris, intentionally designed to boost your productivity. They not only offer coworking spaces, starting at 300€/month, and private offices from 650€ per person/month, but also cater to your unique requirements with customizable private office solutions. For meetings and events, spaces are available starting from 50€/h and 150€/h, respectively. Their facilities are furnished with high-quality ergonomic pieces, ensuring a comfortable environment. Beyond providing a place to work, Morning Coworking has integrated relaxation areas, including a coffee bar, nap room, recreational zones, and a gym. www.morning.fr
Maison Mére is primarily a hotel but it does have a free co-working space equipped with power sockets, USB connectivity, high speed WIFI, smart TV and big Chesterfield couches. Thirsty? There’s a bar and a super comfortable lounge which offers a stunning city view. Reservations are required so head over to www.maisonmere.co/coworking
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This café-coworking concept is a buzzy spot, with branches throughout France. It’s motto, “the flexibility of a café, the equipment of a co-working and the comfort of the home” is one that’s been a hit with freelancers and digital nomads. Take your laptop, find yourself a nook and enjoy unlimited drinks, fruits, custom-roasted coffee, and teas, thanks to a per-hour or per-day package. www.anticafe.eu
Le 4 Casino
Folks new to France might wonder if Casino is a space for gambling but be rest assured that it is in fact, a grocery store (yes we know, it’s like France is in an alternate universe). The outlet just a few steps away from Champs-Élysées, combines a free co-working space, restaurant, and store, available 24/7. Automated checkouts let you shop at any time, and fridges or microwaves are provided for your convenience. 4 Av. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 75008 Paris. magasins.supercasino.fr
Opened in 2008, this coworking space is intended for social entrepreneurs striving for a better and fairer world. It offers various project support services, with packages available from 145€/month for a quarter-time (5 days/month or 10 half-days/month). la-ruche.net
Hubsy Café & Coworking
Hubsy is a café-coworking concept situated in the heart of Paris which provides easy access for those who wish to work alone or collaborate with others. No reservation is necessary, and the cafes offer unlimited consumption and snacks. Once the work session concludes, clients are only charged for the time spent on the premises. Rates start at 6€ for the first hour, 25€ for a full day, and 21€ for students. www.hubsy.fr