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Young & Happy

80 rue Mouffetard, Paris, France


  • 74%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

Property Information:

Known worldwide for its bars, cafés, restaurants, parks and galleries, the Latin Quarter is a popular destination for travelers. Centrally located, Notre Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg Gardens, the Botanical Gardens and the Pantheon are all within walking distance of the property, and all Paris attractions are easily accessible through the Metro.

Young & Happy opened its doors over 20 years ago as the first independent youth hostel in Paris. Located on the historic cobble stoned Rue Mouffetard, the area is the perfect mix of tourists, locals, and students. Our neighborhood, which Earnest Hemingway refers to in “The Moveable Feast” as that, “quaint little shopping street” is well equipped to meet the desires of adventure seeking independent travelers with its scores of authentic pubs and restaurants. Enjoy the deals at our nightly Happy Hour where our guests meet and mingle while enjoying one of the most picturesque and lively areas in Paris.
Let's Go Europe 2007 called Young & Happy, 'A backpacker's home away from home. The lively atmosphere, clean rooms and relaxed staff make for an enjoyable stay.'

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  • Latest Review

    The breakfast actually is free, unlike it says online (coffee, OJ, croissants, and toast), which is great. Not every floor has a bathroom, and there are more showers than toilets.. My room kind of smelled, and fellow guests weren't very friendly, but that's not the hostel's fault. Overall, it was a good place to stay, okay for the money (free luggage storage before and after your stay) and in a good area of town, as my Parisian friends had recommended.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Lockout
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Rooms are closed from 11am to 4pm daily, for cleanliness and maintenance. Check in: from 4 pm. If you arrive earlier you can store your bags in our free locked luggage room until your room is ready. Check out: at 11am latest. Benefit also from our free luggage room for few hours after your departure. We provide linen for free, and towels are on rental at 2.50 euros 1 Euro deposit will be asked to get your key card. Photo ID and credit card are required at check-in; we accept passports and European ID. We have a 48hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged for the first night accommodation. Cancellations and changes must be made by email only. Our Parisian breakfast (croissants, bread, butter and ham, fruit juice and hot drinks) is not included and is from 8am to 9:30am. Please also note we cannot accommodate guests under 16 years of age. Please, come with an authorization if you’re between 16 and 18 years old. City tax : EU 0.83 per night per people to pay at check in.

Young & Happy Located at 80 rue Mouffetard, , Paris.
Young & Happy
Paris 75005 80 rue Mouffetard
80% 2401
48.8423222 2.3494648
Young & Happy
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