The 9th arrondissement of Paris is a working-class area in comparaison with the 8 first districts. But this is a quarter where culture is everywhere : the Opera house, mythic show places like the Olympia, the Hotel Drouot as an international art market place, a large range of theaters and cinemas.
With all theaters, show places, dancings, cinemas, pubs and restaurants, streets are lively till late in the night including in the north of the 9th arrondissement close to the Place Pigalle where single people can find company for a short time or all the night.
Another place of interest is the world famous department stores Le Printemps and Les Galeries Lafayette.
The district has also one of the most important business area in Paris which is mainly located around the Opera.
There are many hotels in the 9th arrondissement but not all of them are commendable. For the same rating, comfort and services can vary a lot. Heart of Paris Hotels has visited many hotels and selected some of them based on their location, comfort, services and rates.