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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

10% deposit non refundable, 40% of the total amount 45 days prior to arrival, 50% 27 days prior to arrival

Additional Terms and Conditions

We will confirm your group booking your group booking upon the reception of a 10% deposit of the total amount of your booking.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Superb Staff
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Property Description

JO&JOE is a house open for all, a cool and caring social hub! For people travelling alone, in pairs or in groups, we offer an ideal and appropriately priced shared or private accommodation in Paris - Gentilly. As well as serving the best hot dogs in town and awesome cocktails, we also have a self-serving beer tap system! Located right in front of the biggest Parisian campus, the JO&JOE Paris-Gentilly is ideally located with the B line RER train that will take you directly to the center of Paris.

At JO&JOE people either come from the other side of the world or just live one block away. They gather to enjoy a fresh, simple and homemade cuisine as well as refreshing drinks and the 450 square meters garden. The stage welcomes artists every week and our events program brings travelers and locals together.

The Happy House is part of the experience at JO&JOE Paris - Gentilly: it is a social space for inhouse guests only. You will find everything you need to prepare yourself a snack or chill with your new friends.

Located between the Porte d'Orléans and the Porte de Gentilly, a 5-minutes walk from the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris and 10-minutes from the Charlety Stadium. JO&JOE is located next to the RER B line which is directly connected to the center of Paris (20 minutes) and to Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle Airport (45 minutes). Orly Airport is only at 35 minutes. The Tramway T3 is very close and will get you to the Paris Convention Center and Paris Expo Porte de Versailles where lots of events and congress take place every year (cars, design, fashion, farming...).

Under age children are not accepted in the shared rooms.
A selection of travel products are available at the frontdesk: power adaptator, headphones, shower gel...
Please note that the standard single private shared bathroom is a cabin of 5m² and is fittable for maximum 1 person View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 7.9

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    21 Jul 2021
    Place is occupied by young people which is ok but they should be told to close doors more quietly, still liked the environment, would stay again
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    08 Jul 2021
    I stayed in one of the private sleeper cabins for five nights. The cabin itself was nice, although if you are older I'd request a lower one as the beds are probably four feet up. The ventilation could have been a lot better, as the only window opened directly in front of the head of the bed, so one couldn't sleep without exposing themselves. Bar was packed every night I was there, so if you're into nightlife this is a great place. The train stop is a two minute walk from the front door.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    08 Jul 2021
    Super cool hostel. Lots of French people crowd the bar so you get an authentic French experience. They’re really persistent about only having food and drinks from the hostel inside which sucks because the food is very expensive. Other than that it’s great. Close to the metro so you can be in the city center with 15 minutes or so
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    10 Jul 2021
    Kitchen wasn't that good, there were no utensils for example. Food they offered was nice. The bar is more like a local thing too, not really a hostel vibe. The hostel felt more like a hotel to me, if you're with a group I guess it's fine. Neighborhood is not amazing, you take the metro to go to the nicer areas. Staff is nice, the cleaning man always says "bonjour" and it's also very well priced.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    14 Jul 2021
    The hostel is pretty far outside of Paris but that's why it's so cheap. The place itself seems very cool, a lot of common areas and they even have a rooftop terrace. Sadly there was little to no atmosphere because most of the people were there for work
    Austria, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    07 Jul 2021
    Check out is 10am!! Wtf The hostel itself is very nice, has a cool bar, nice patio, rooftop, awesome beds and bathrooms. But the location is just…not it. It’s in a more rough area then most of inner paris. Gentilly is outside the paris area so you have to book 2 metro tickets everytime or metro agents will give you a ticket. Found out hard way lol Also, many metros skip Gentilly as a stop and just keep going another 5 stations. Also found out hard way. Towels $4, Late chk $10
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    23 Jul 2021
    Interesting concept. New building, in a safe area and spacious. Everything easy and practical for the guest. Being located out of the transportation Paris Zone 1 will make you spend more in transportation. Common area at the ground is nice which includes restaurant, social area and some games. The kitchen, on the 7th floor has no pans, forks, plates, etc. Poor and messy. It was not designed to allow you to cook there. Issues with the internet, on the days I stayed.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 6.6

    Good

    19 Jul 2021
    The location is just outside of Paris which makes it difficult to go see everything. The hostel has a club feel, with all of the neon lights in the halls and the bar being open to the public. I never saw anyone actually cleaning besides in the main lobby area, the floors were always dirty. The beds were uncomfortable and the private room was so small you had to force the door open to move past the mattress. This place would be great if you’re a young student looking to party.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 5.1

    Rating

    14 Jul 2021
    The decorations was really good but the guest kitchen was a really mess and nusty. We told to the guy in the reception, but the situation get wrong during the following days. I think that as they sell food in that bar, they don't care about the people that whang to cook by themselves. I thinks that if they aren't willing to keep the kitchen clean, they shouldn't offer at all (we buy some stuff to cook during our stay and we couldn't use it because it was really nasty)
    Switzerland, Male, 31-40
  • 5.1

    Rating

    10 Jul 2021
    The hostel was crowded by non stayers for a party, i was verbally offended by a member of the staff who shouted at me to leave the terrace without any respect. I told him that i was a guest and not interested in the party but he just shouted. I reported the problem to the manager and asked for a solution as i paid for a stay in a hostel not a party with offensive staff, i asked for at least an apology : the manager just refused. The hostel has a good potential, but deserves better management !
    Morocco, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi


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