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Young & Happy Latin Quarter by Hiphophostels

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Young & Happy Hostel opened in 1983 and it was the first independent hostel

It's located in the historical and famous Rue Mouffetard, a perfect district for the local people, the tourists, and the students. Ernest Hemingway refers to it, in “The Moveable Feast” as that, “quaint little shopping street” Known worldwide for its bars, its galleries, its restaurants and its atmosphere, the Latin quarter is a wonderful place of Paris. You could visit the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, the gardens of Luxembourg, the Jardin Botanique, the Panthéon , because they are near our hostel. Moreover, all the activities, and touristic sites of Paris are easily accessible by the subway.
The Young and Happy Hostel,is the perfect hostel of the traveler: we sleep in its dormitory, we play at its football table, we cook there, and we sit together with travelers from the world,making friends for an indefinite time or for the life..
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.
Enjoy our Happy Hour where people meet and make memories in one of the most beautiful place in the French Capital.
The Wi-Fi is free in the entire hostel, and the rooms are cleaned every day also, without extra fees..You can get a yummy parisian breakfast for 6€ per day and per person. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.5

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 7.2

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Sep 2019
    My second time here and it's exactly as it says, this hostel is for the young and happy! Lots of cramped stairs so be prepared to carry, but lots of toilets and exceptionally clean. My four-person room had an ensuite shower and sink and staff were very friendly. Cute kitchen set up in the basement with lots of little reading nooks.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Sep 2019
    Very good service, guidance of tourist spots. Special thanks to Mr. Joaquim Magalhaes for his help in what I needed.
    Brazil, Male, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    09 Aug 2019
    The staff was amazing! My friend and I ran into some trouble with our flight and they went above and beyond to help us!
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    18 Aug 2019
    Have stayed here five times. Location is excellent. Beds comfortable, kitchen well equipped, need larger frig, and grocery store next down. Manager/receptionist Jauquim sets the standard of professionalism. Good to see him back. Estrella good also. William Beyers, USA.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    15 Aug 2019
    This hostel was really cosy, clean and comfortable but not very social. I wouldn’t recommend it if your main priority is meeting other travellers, as people tended to keep to themselves. That being said, the staff were really friendly and helpful, this hostel is in a really convenient location in the middle of the charming Latin quarter and is great value for money for Paris.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    07 Aug 2019
    This hostel was located in a very safe part of Paris but that means it is a slight walk from some of the big attractions. The rooms and bathrooms were very clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. However the kitchen downstairs smelled really bad and the smell of smoke from outside would often waft down into the basement making it hard to sit down there. Overall though it was a great hostel.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    08 Sep 2019
    Fantastic location. Old cramped building. No lifts so I had to drag my bag to the 2nd floor. Got to the dorm in the afternoon and the bathroom was dirty. Beds were comfy and I slept ok. No plug socket for top bunk. Kitchen basic and dirty when I arrived. Social spaces are nice - I was only here one night but it would be easy to meet people. Luggage storage is ticketed but when I collected my bag the staff member just gave me the swipe card and let me serve myself - I could have taken anything!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    08 Aug 2019
    The price of the hostel was really all for location. The staff were friendly but the hostel itself was not worth the price. The rooms were cramped and did not have enough lockers for everyone in the room. The hostel itself was not super clean, especially the common areas. Kitchen was small and dirty, and there were times when people were smoking in the hostel despite the no smoking rules. The showers were a bit of a disaster, water leaked everywhere. I’m sure you can find better value elsewhere
    Canada, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 5.1

    Rating

    09 Aug 2019
    This was the worst hostel I stayed at out of 15 on my Europe trip. The staff were polite and nice, this is no reflection on them. Only one bathroom is available (that I saw) on the 2nd floor, with 2 toilet stalls and 2 shower stalls, not very clean either. Dorms didn’t even have a light and outlet available per bed, not to mention no AC, window open all night. Couldn’t sit up on my top bunk or my head would hit the ceiling. No thought of comfort-Checked out after 1 night out of 3 booked nights.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 4.9

    Rating

    01 Sep 2019
    Old and dirty! Need an urgent refit!
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2016

    2nd, Best Large Hostel Chain

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