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Vertigo Centre Reviews

42 rue de petites maries, Marseille, France

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3679 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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Everything is fairly new. Room where clean. Staff is wonderful and I met very nice and interesting people. It's a ten minutes walk from Vieuw Port, the vibrating heart of Marseille and right next to the train station, soooo convenient! Loved it! :-)

  • 10th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


I thought, it was quite noisy. But maybe it's just my age.. ;-)


parfait !!!

  • 4th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Egypt
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Thiw hostel was really wonderful..The recepsionist was very kind and helpful. As soon as we arrived she gave us a map of the city and showed us where is the metro, the museums, the sights which are worth visiting. She was willing to help us with anything we wanted and although her knowledge of english was not excellent she still tried to explain us and satisfy us. I totally reccomend it as it is really good vaue for money and it gives you the opportunity to feel like local for a while!!!!

  • 3rd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Had a great one night stay at Vertigo. Really liked the vibe and the layout of the hostel. I stayed in a 16 bed room but it didn't feel like it because it was separated by a sort of loft part, plus I had my own bed (some were bunk beds and some were singles). And it's so close to the train station which is a plus! Would definitely recommend it


Pros: Nice staff. They talk a bunch of languages. Good place to meet people too. Cons: No "Don't disturb" hanging service signal available. No shower holder in bathroom. Thin walls.

  • 2nd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Had so much fun staying here! Even the biggest dorm was really spacious and the atmosphere was so cool.


Location is good. Take only 3 minutes from saint charles station. All staffs are nice! NO WIFI IN THE ROOM.


Great group of people providing service. Kind and friendly. Available all the time for providing any help, information or advice. Not a beautiful place; is an old building with basic decor. Bad signal at the rom but is better to spend time mixing and mingle wih different people on the living room. Location perfect in terms of convenience although is an ugly neighbourhood but did not feel unsafe.

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Venezuela
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The breakfast for which I paid 5 euros on the first two consecutive mornings was very weak. The personnel invoked the excuse that there were no orange juice and milk more, so we had to eat croissant with water (although there was coffee, tea). They should precis in advance what the breakfast would include precisely.


Nice and helpful Staffel,also the location is great. Perfect if you are arriving by train as it s in Front of the Main train Station.


The atmosphere there was really good, met a lot of nice people from all round the world, really gives you a very homely feel. The staff were also really great and friendly and of great help. I lost my RayBan glasses there and i am pretty sure i was taken. But overall the experience was great.


Nice hostel, very close to the train station. However, the neighborhood does not seem to be the safest, especially the walk towards the old port. I do recommend the hostel.


great place! the kitchen and common room were great for meeting people - everyone just started talking with everyone, on through the night. the people of the hostel made my stay in marseille unforgettable.


Well we loved the sister hostel close to the train station so go there.. We would DEFINETLY stay there again. This hostel however, is not recommended. The wifi was horrible everywhere. The kitchen was not well equipped, the chairs were falling apart. There were no lockers and the lady wouldn't even lock up our passports. The location is fine if you want to be close to the port. We stayed in the large dorm, which only has one bathroom. The atmosphere is strange. Would not stay here again.


Great hostel, funny evening, nice staff!

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