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Young & Happy Hostel

80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hostel is charming with a lot of character. It gets pretty loud when people come and go as the windows face the little courtyard in the building. Free earplugs at the front desk! You can see into others' rooms, so close the curtains if you want some privacy. My room is quite cozy but there's enough room for luggages.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never write reviews but this was a super place to stay and deserves a big thumbs up. The location is good, the staff are great and very helpful and they create a great relaxed atmosphere in the place. It's clean and its great value. For a budget it's hard to beat.

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

hello, thanks a lot for this feedback, we're happy to know you had a great stay with us. See you soon ! Sabine_manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was super friendly esp Joaquin! Fresh croissants every morning. Quaint and cozy spaces to hang outside of the room. Located very close to everything. The rooms were super cozy as well. The building has historical charm. Hot showers. But, make sure you bring your own towels. That was the one thing I want prepared for. Other than that,... More 

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

hello, thanks a lot for this very positive feedback. In any case, we still have towels on rental at reception desk :) See you soon ! Sabine_Manager More 

Davao City, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hostel is fairly good for its price, considering that it is still within Paris City Center. Walking distance from place monge metro. And pantheon (a landmark). Hot shower is good, its push button so it shuts off after a few seconds. To conserve water. Front desk helpful. Place is safe. All day long playlist at the lobby gives it a... More 

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

Dear guest, thanks a lot for taking time to let a review about your feeling during your stay with us and to share with the others the services and good atmopshere we have. We still work to find new deals for you, and to improve for the future, so we hope you'll visit us once again, let us know !... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights at the start of a 31 day long backpacking trip. The staff are lovely, they will answer any questions and help you out along the way. The lady who does breakfast (English?) was brilliant and always saved a few crossiants after breakfast if you slept in like I did most of the time. The hostel... More 

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

Dear guest, thanks for this review and we were also happy to share with you our love of the city and all good deals. We hope you'll be able to come back, because we still work to improve our services! See you soon ! Sabine_manager More 

Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, not a bad place to stay, and a great location (in the heart of the Latin Quarter, on the same street as tons of restaurants and bars) for younger travelers as it was a predominantly student neighbourhood. My room was quite small, and we had two toilets + 1 shower to share among 8 of us. Small storage lockers,... More 

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

dear guest, thanks for your feedback and to have chosen to stay in our hostel to discover the real Parisian life ! it starts with the typical architecture of our building (that's right, it is historical so narrow stairs, no lift and attic rooms but this is the appeal of the Latin Quarter !) We plan to add more plugs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's nice, cozy and comfy! Great location!! We went out every night to good pubs, cafés, restaurants, all just a 5-10 mins walk from the hostel's door. Stayed in a 8-bed mixed room and got nice, relaxing sleep. Shower's good, too. Easy internet access.

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

Dear guest, we thank you for this feedback and we 're very happy to read that you took benefit from every service and deal around the hostel in order to make your stay a comfy one ! Keep us informed for another visit soon ! Sabine_manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fantastic location if you want to reach all Parisian atractions!!! very accessible from CDG airport, price is good, breakfast very fine! Clean, comfortable, super fast wi-fi and awesome staff! Very satisfied! Maybe not for those who like calm places since the street is full of vibes :)) - caffes, pubs, restaurants with great service.

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

Dear guest, thanks a lot for this very positive review, it seems you enjoyed a lot your stay with us and we welcomed you also with great pleasure ! You're right, Rue Mouffetard is famous for its lively atmosphere day and night and most of our guests choose this wonderful location in the city to turn their trip into a... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Hearing odd reviews, I was skeptical as this was my first hostel of my 30 day long trip. I agree it was small, but it was a cute hostel with lovely staff. It had cramped up stairs and space for a person to walk through. But come on, you get to stay in a Chic location of Quartier latin, along... More 

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

dear guest , we thank you for sharing with us your good experience at Young and Happy Hostel ! You're right, we are located in a fabulous district of Paris and even if the Latin Quarter could be expensive, we hope to give opportunity to everyone to spend a good time there with us. Our building looks like the typical... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If someone ask me where to stay in Paris, I will recommend this hostel. Best location ever. It's close to three metro stations, cinemas and pubs. There's a supermarket just next door, some good Crêperies and bakeries. The hostel is clean, and the staff is so kind and helpful. Joaquim, Vidji and Valentina are the best! They always helped me... More 

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

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your great feedback ! We're happy to know you enjoyed your stay and that you'll recommend us for other trips. Let us know whether you visit us once again in order to share with you another great experience ! Sabine_Manager More 

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The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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