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Young & Happy Hostel

80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location for traveling and has lots of pubs, cheap places to eat and grocery stores at your door step. They've made the best of the tiny building space available in the heart of Paris and it feels very relaxed, homely and clean on the inside. A good place to meet new people everyday and have interesting conversations. The breakfast... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my best mate decided to go to Paris just for the hell of it, and thought that getting a hostel was the best idea. We settled on Young & Happy because it was in a great location, reasonably priced and offered breakfast (something which not many hostels do). The location was perfect, it is nestled on a fantastic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this Hostel is pretty great all around. The location is perfect. Walking distance from Metro, which can take you anywhere in the city. Rue Mouffetard is a great street, with a lot of places to grab a bite and/or drink. It's super safe. I walked back to the hostel almost every night and never felt unsafe. My room was spacious.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the Young & Happy hostel to find an exquisite beauty sitting behind the desk. She was both friendly yet beautiful, something so hard to find in this day and age. We had a fantastic time. The hostel was good to.

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Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

dear guest Thanks a lot for your feedback and i'm happy to let Dina informed about the good impression you had ! We are all waiting for you for a good experience with us, let us know ! Sabine - Manager More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good price for Paris, and the area is good for cheap eats and student bars, it's just a shame about the hostel: Was in a 6-bed mixed dorm which had only 1 working plug socket and a ceiling too low so you couldn't sit up on the too bunk. The hostel is advertised with a kitchen, however this was... More

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Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks for your feed back, it is very important for us. I sent you a private answer, and as no news yet, please find a resume here : in order to take into account everyone advice, our next improvement will be the plugs and wifi into the dorms. Sorry you didn't find comfortable the bunk beds, Parisian buildings... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has everything you need if you just need a base to stay whilst you're exploring Paris. Went with 9 other friends so filled out a 10 birth room (They were also "ok" with you moving a mattress onto the floor if there were maybe 11 people and you wanted to sleep together as long as you've all paid for a... More

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Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

dear guest thanks a lot for your feedback, we were happy to share with you a good atmosphere and our love for the city. We hope to welcome you soon ! Let us know ! Sabine_manager More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere (lobby with seats, tables & table soccer) & great location (in the Latin quarter). The staff are very friendly and the breakfast is good. Rooms haven't got enough plugs but otherwise nice. Shared showers & toilet.

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Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest thanks for your review. We hope to welcome you for another great experience with us. We are working to improve (such as wifi and plugs). Sabine More

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a night here, but got to make full use of my stay with the help of the friendly receptionists (I spoke to three different receptionists, and all were outstandingly nice!). Upon arrival, I was greeted by a French girl receptionist (didn't get her name unfortunately) and a glass of orange juice - really appreciated after traveling on the RER... More

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Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Friend thanks to share with us all your feelings about your stay. We hope to welcome you once again in Paris ! Sabine_Manager More

Flagstaff, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do not consider myself hard to please when it comes to accommodation, but my time at the Young and Happy Hostel was just awful. Thankfully I was only there for one night. Our room was dirty (mold and dirt in the shower, hair and dirt on the sheets). Here's the worst part: I was in a female dorm and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for four days near the end of my seven week trip to Europe. I stayed in many hostels in that time and this one was definitely not the worst, the rooms were small for sure, and the beds weren't the commies ever. But the location and the staff and the people staying there made up for it, plus... More

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Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Friend We thank you for your review and hope you had a good time with us. That's right , the Parisian buildings use to be small, with no lift and small rooms. However, as you said, most of our guests choose the Latin Quarter to be accommodated into the heart of the city and for this, we have the... More

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Address: 80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
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Young & Happy Hostel is in the 5th district in the Latin Quarter where you can find a very lively atmosphere, with restaurants all along the street Mouffetard, a market on Place Monge every Wednesday and Friday morning. We are also located few minutes ago from touristic areas, Pantheon, Notre Dame, the Luxembourg Gardens...Have fun with us, meeting guests from all over the world, during the Happy Hour that we organize every day from 6 pm !We have also other events, quizz, foosball tournaments, movie night once a week with popcorn or peanuts... and very soon, ice creams for this summer !The reception is open 24/7, everyone can enjoy a free Parisian breakfast (bred and croissant) every morning, we have FREE wifi in the lobby, FREE luggage room and lockers for your valuables. Use our laundry from 4 euros, the best rate in the neighbourhood, no need to get out from the hostel !In the meantime, look at the tv (sports, films... ) or ask at reception a DVD for your own computer.Please note that we don't accept guests under the age of 18 without an adult companion. ... more   less 
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