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Young & Happy Hostel

80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
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Ranked #61 of 118 Specialty lodging in Paris
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed recently- great location! Not a place for a couple- rooms are size of match boxes and bunk beds are harder than rocks! You'll be lucky to not knock yourself out if you stay on the top bunk as the clearance to the ceiling is maximum 30cm! The older guy staff member was the highlight of the stay! Apart from... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely incredible experience. The hostel itself was the most funkiest little place, my partner and I loved staying there. Hostel - The main room is so fantastic, a great way to meet other people. They supply breakfast, it's great too. Rooms - they're small but you're only there to sleep so it really doesn't even matter! they're great nevertheless. we... More

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

Dear Friend We would like to thank you for take part in the life of our hostel. Your feed back is very important for us and helps to improve all the time. We hope to welcome you for another great stay with us and benefit from our services (ice creams, happy hours, weekly activities... now free tours in Paris...) The... More

Derry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget everything you know about the over-crowded, tourist-filled streets of Paris. This hostel is in the beautifully authentic Latin quarter. The rooms were clean, the staff friendly and the breakfast good! They are also helpful in terms of helping you to find "hidden gems" close by (such as the amazing crepe place a few doors down). All in all I... More

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

Dear Friend thanks a lot for your re'view. We hope to welcome you soon for another great experience and enjoy our new services (weekly activities, ice creams on sales, dvd on rental...) The Manager More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good points: location of hostel, breakfast included, friendly staff. Bad points: loud (ear plugs provided did not even help that much), dirty bathrooms/showers. Out of all the hostels that we stayed at during our Europe trip, this one was the worst in terms of cleanliness and amenities. I would not recommend this hostel.

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

Hi, Thanks for your review we read carefully. In fact, our guests choose to be accommodated in the 5th district where we are, mainly because it is a very lively area of Paris, with students, tourists in the streets and Rue Mouffetard is one of the most fantastic street for its restaurants, markets, and pubs open all night long to... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Not sure why such bad reviews for this one. It's located on an absolutely amazing street, full of food, markets and bars. Really easy walk to notre dame and other sights. Yes there are tight stairs and no lift but that's paris. The only annoyance was that there was only a couple of showers/ toilets on one floor and so... More

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

Hello Thanks a lot for your comment , it helps us to improve all the time. In fact we have made a new organization recently about cleanliness with the shared bath and toilets in order to make it better. As for wifi, we will have soon wifi into the dorms ! So we hope you will have opportunity to come... More

Rochester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a hostel...you get what you pay for. It's in a GREAT area with lots of great shops, restaurants, bars, etc. on the street - the crepe place a couple doors down is a MUST! Our room (6 person) was right on the front of the building so it was LOUD from street noise and there was only one... More

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

Hi Thanks for your review. We have emphasized the cleanliness twice per day into the shared bathroom, in order every one could find the place cleaned early in the morning, to start the day. Unfortunately, even if we keep an eye after cleanliness time, our housekeeping cannot work after each use very late at night. However, we take into account... More

New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The people were very nice and the breakfast!!! So good! I enjoyed it. The area around the hostel is amazing. Easy to access to the metro and Notre Dame. Nice bars and places to eat. The only thing is the shared bathroom. They could work on it and make have it cleaner. Have more outlets because I only had one... More

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

hello thanks for your review. We have improved our service into the shared bath and toilets, we hope it is much more better now. We still do our best for more comfort. We hope to welcome you to enjoy a new stay with us ! The Manager More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have just returned from three nights here, after booking the first hostel mentioned in my Lonely Planet Encounter guide. I travelled on my own, but was never alone: everyone was really friendly and sociable, whilst staff were polite and sociable. Teens, students and people in their thirties were all here and mingled nicely. The hostel is superbly situated on... More

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

Hello Thanks to share your opinion with us and many other travellers. We hope you enjoyed your stay and do not hesitate to let us know if you come back ! We work on special events, especially when you travel by your own, such as happy hour time, a very good moment to meet other guests, or moovie night, games... More

Bandung
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I traveled to Paris with my friends and stayed for two nights in Young and Happy. It's decent hotel for budget travelers so don't stay in here if you wish for fancy stuff. Location is very good, it is easy to look for nice restaurants, street food, shops, and convenient store. Decent breakfast is always served every morning, toilets and... More

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

Dear Guest thanks for your review. In fact our building, located into the Quartin Latin is a Parisian one, no lift, all the buildings are like this in the area. Fortunately, we do not have too many floors ! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us and take into account your comment to deal with the problem that occurred.... More

Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Don't understand all the bad review actually. This hostel is descent, the rooms were clean (also the bathrooms), the staff is super friendly and helpful. If you're willing to get out of your bed before 9:30 you even can have a free breakfast. And If you're travelling alone it's not very difficult to meet people to hang out with. Oh... More

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

Dear guest thanks for your review. In fact, we have improved all our services for some time, following advices like yours. Paris could be expensive at this time, so we advise to book as soon as possible onto our website to benefit from special offers. We hope to welcome you soon for another good experience with us ! The Manager 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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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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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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