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Young & Happy Hostel

80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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Ranked #68 of 115 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my last stop on a two week backpacking trip and I thought the toilets were filthy, the worst on the whole trip! Also really windy staircase so struggled to get up with luggage. And only 1 plug in a 6 person dorm! You do however get what you pay for and it was one of the cheapest hostels... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, tons of nice people, great atmosphere. While it was not luxurious, it was clean and the staff was helpful. We could open up our window and watch as people walked down the street, which was incredible. Breakfast was simple but good (coffee, croissants, cereal). Our room for two of us allowed for a little privacy, but the bathrooms... More

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Niteroi, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is the best possible, right in the middle of the charming quartier latin. Just the location is worth staying there. Cleaning is sometimes not the best, but still worth the experience. recomend it

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Bastia, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Great location, in the best street of all for a traveler, very good food around, next to a supermarket. The room were ok, not private bathroom, good breakfast, free wifi, nice staff, free coffee and croissants.

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

dear guest thanks for your review, we take into account your opinion. Well we don't have "private dorms" however it is possible to inform us if you come with a friend and you want to stay in the same room, we tend to do our best. And can i suggest you to book a dorm with an ensuite bathroom for... More

Hatfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

As far as all the hostels I've been in this was not the most luxurious, however it was one of the least expensive hostels we found in Paris. We were on the top floor which meant walking up lots of uneven sometimes skinny spiral staircases. The hostel included breakfast (which was cereal, bread and coffee/tea) and was in a great... More

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

Dear Guests Thanks a lot for your reviews, it helps us all the time to improve. In fact the Young and Happy hostel is one of the most "Parisian" hostel in a very popular and famous district of Paris, with typical buildings (3 or 4 floors maximum), little shops in the neighbourhood and a very very cool atmosphere. We hope... More

Sydney
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I stayed here back in April 2011 and it was honestly the worst hostel I've stayed in, in terms of the rooms, bathrooms and kitchen. Now I will be honest and tell you that I've pretty much heard that this is typical of all the hostels in Paris. However, this place really is inhabitable. I suspect the beds don't get... More

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

Dear Guest thanks for your review and sorry you didn't enjoy more your stay. We have improved since the problems you noticed so we hope you will be able to come back for another experience. Let us know ! Reception team More

Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

stayed four nights in 8 bed dorm the staff is brilliant at this somewhat quirky little hostel. the dorm rooms are not overly tight and mine at least had one full bathroom with a second (very tight) separate toilet. the kitchen is in basement and is pretty basic. the Wi-Fi is a bit of a joke as you need to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My friend and I stayed here for three nights and found the location to be amazing. We stayed in an eight bed dorm with a bathroom. It wasn't overly spacious but it wasn't unbearably crowded either. Bathrooms are cleaned daily along with rooms meaning you must vacate between 10-3. Best time to have a shower is 3 or just to... More

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Haarlem
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I have stayed a full week in the Young and Happy Hostel and I truly enjoyed it. Coming from the Netherlands I have never stayed in a European hostel so I can only compare with the hostel experiences that I had in Australia and New Zealand. Upon arrival I was checked in by Joachim, a Portuguese who speaks his languages... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Certainly not the best hostel i have to been to, but i have also been to much worse. First of all I do not understand the other reviews saying that the whole hostel shared one or two bathrooms, I stayed in an 8 bed mixed dorm, and we had our OWN shower and TWO toilets in our room. But perhaps... More

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Also Known As:
Young & Happy Hotel
Young And Happy Hostel
Young & Happy Hotel Paris
Young Happy Hostel
Address: 80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Kitchenette
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Ranked #68 of 115 Specialty lodging in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Young & Happy Hostel vous propose des chambres doubles, twins et des dortoirs à des tarifs attractifs.Présent à Paris depuis plus de 25 ans, nous rendons votre séjour inoubliable. A très bientôt ... more   less 
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