Home to the world's greatest Hostels

30,000 properties, 180 countries Over 3.5 million guest reviews 21 million bookings

Villa Saint Exupery Beach Reviews

6 Rue Sacha Guitry, Nice, France

Reviews & Ratings Explained


2379 Total Reviews
  • 69%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

The rating percentage is calculated from customers who booked within the last 12 months.

All ratings and reviews are based on the feedback and opinions of the customers who submitted them and do not express the opinions of Hostelworld.com. This way, you get an up-to-the-minute opinion of just how good a hostel really is.
Read our review guidelines »

  • Show:


Great great location, so close to the beach and the old town. Breakfast is just toast and cereal but it's fine as a start to the day. Bar isn't too bad. Some of the shower areas could do with a bit of an update but otherwise all is fine.


The staff is super nice but not as knowledgeable as I would have hoped. The beds are super comfy. The atmosphere of the bar is good-1 euro beers from 6-7, that's pretty awesome. You can also grab a beach mat and parasol for free from the front desk. I'd stay here again.


We stayed in a three bed suite with ensuite. Decent room, comfy bed, but bathroom could use a remodel particularly the bathtub.

  • 4th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The hostel is in the most excellent location in Nice and is so convenient to get to various spots around Nice. Love that they have activities to choose from as well for a discounted price!


Really enjoyed staying here be it brief, great location for the beach and old town. The bar is wonderful too!


I actually couldn't believe how good this hostel was! The hostel made Nice even better then it already is. It's close to the beach, shopping, and the station. The staff were the best I've ever come across, and they made it so much fun. A huge shout out to Sarah, Jake and Martina from the staff team who made me feel completely at home, were full of great advise and went out of their way to help us out. Sarah is the coolest chick going round! This hostel is great for solo and group travelers.


Wifi barely worked. The bathroom had tiled floor so.was dangerous when getting out onto wet floor. Toilet smelt like.stale urine. Most money I've paid anywhere and accom was not worth the money.


This place was extremely dirty and when I approached staff regarding this issue they were rude and ignorant. Lucky for me I only stayed one night and could do with out a shower for one day.


Great location, not the cleanest on the world but the atmosphere was inviting.


Amazing hostel! Would definitely stay here again. The staff was very helpful and knowledgable about the surrounding area and with ideas of fun things to see. The drinks and food were super cheap too, which is a nice alternative for struggling students!


The over all feeling we got from this hostel was that it was too hard for the staff to serve you when it came to check in or check out and anything in between you could forget about, there first priority was either there phone or food.


Pleasant stay in Nice, we didn't hang around much in the hostel but the bar area was a great place to meet people during the evening. Fantastic location.


Absolutely horrivle hostel! We had a double room for 100 euro per night and it was the dirtiest room/bathroom we ever had in a hostel/hotel. The staff (though not all of them) was so unfriendly and did only bring as clean sheets after we asked for it three times! And then no apology but a bitchy comment. Never ever again!


I thought this hostel was great. There were times when it wasn't the cleanest, but this was clearly due to guests and not the staff. Cheap food, cheap beer, good atmosphere (instantly met other travellers and also managed to have an impromptu guitar and piano session one evening). Was able to leave my bag in the locker room while away for a couple days. Highly recommended, even if it is a bit expensive.

  • 28th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A fun hostel in a great location. Staff quickly helped with a small complaint I had.


It's not an expensive place that one can afford if one has limited budget Disadvantages: cleanliness (showers) facilities (you have to bring or buy a lock, that's a cost of 6,5 EUR; you pay for towels - 5 EUR, there's no REAL hairdryer, there's only one and it was out of order throughout my weekly stay) Advantages: location (7minute walk to the coast, 2 minutes to one of the main markets, 10minute walk to Place Garibaldi where leave buses to Monaco, same walking distance to the train station)


Stayed in the girls only room, comfy enough but there was a strange damp smell through the room. Lights in the showers also on a timer and sometimes wouldn't come back on. Otherwise the staff were great and friendly, and it's in a great location!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Greetings from Villa St Exupery. Thanks for taking the time to write your review of our hostel. We hope you had an enjoyable time visiting the beautiful city of Nice. We see you liked our location and staff.


The hostel was in a great location. It was so easy to get around the city. The bar was also great for socialising in the evening. The only negative would have to be the bathrooms in the dorms. They flooded as soon as the shower was turned on and the bathroom was constantly in a puddle of water!

  • 22nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Greetings from Villa St Exupery. Thanks for taking time to write your review and for your positive comments about our bar area. With regards to the bathrooms, our housekeeping team clean every room, everyday, and after they have finished, the rooms are in a clean state. After usage, they may become less clean. However, we have members of staff on duty at the hostel 24 hours and they are always willing to re-clean a bathroom upon request. We onyl ask that our clients alert us to the problem.


Worst place you could possibly stay.. we payed $180 a night for a double room (most we've spent on accommodation for our 3 month Europe trip.) So we expected big things. But we were let down the second we walked into our room. The room was filthy. Walls dirty. Bath tub hadn't been cleaned for years. The staff were not one bit helpful when our aircon stopped working after the 1st night. Our first morning there the complex had a power out. I hope everyone reads this and books elsewhere!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
We regret to read that your stay was not up to your expectations. We are in the process of renovating our bathrooms over the winter period. We hope you return after our renovations have taken place so you can re-evaluate us.


Great food and bar atmosphere. Good hostel to stay and party.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Greetings from Villa St Exupery. Thankyou very much for the review. Our bar is open until late and is a great place to party and meet other travellers. We see you gave us 4 out of 5 for our cleanliness. The whole hostel is cleaned everyday by our professional staff to make sure our guests are comfortable.

(171 results)

View all Nice Hostels

Please give us your feedback