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Mama Shelter

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   64 Rue de la Loubiere, 13006 Marseille, France
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Ranked #9 of 124 hotels in Marseille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wexford, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights and totally enjoyed the experience. I loved the decor and atmosphere of the place. The staff and service were excellent i couldnt fault them in anyway. We had dinner here on two nights and breakfast every morning. The food was delicious and we loved our meals here. There is a great atmosphere in the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night and loved it. Super clean and fun rooms, lovely staff and good food and cocktails. Great location. Cool toiletries. Couldn't fault it for value for money. Will definitely check out the other mamas.

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The hotel is new, and has a definite hip feeling (the weird masks... the walls and ceiling in our rooms looked unfinished (one wall and the ceiling was just unevenly gray concrete, but that is probably on purpose). The bed was very comfortable (white sheet & fluffy). The free in-room movies are a definite plus for travellers who don't want... More

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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a funky hotel with an awesome personality! There is great attention for the details. The room was designer with all the needed comfort. The staff was really friendly and helpful. We ate dinner at the hotel restaurant and both the food and the atmosphere were great! Since it seems like the happening place be sure to reserve in... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Nice and modern infranstructure. Excellent location, as surrounding area has good restaurants. Friendly and professional staff. The parking is good.The bar downstairs can be a bit noisy sometimes, but nothing out of order.

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Paris, France
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111 reviews 111 reviews
48 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We have heard much about Mama Shleter so we decided to give it a try. The hotel location was not too far from the city center and was with in a short distance walk from the nearest metro station. Apart from the size, the room has all the comfort you need : comfy bed with Seally spring matress, soft sheets,... More

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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

One night only in Marseilles and and we found this funky well equipped and (VERY) friendly hotel. The perfect place for a base in Marseille. Necessary ample parking , small but perfectly formed rooms, high quality food and the friendliest staff we have come across anywhere! Part of a small chain that really knows its identity, offering well priced boutique... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

At first glance the hotel seems quite cold and 'distant', but once you get 'it' and the staff you are in for a treat. Gregory at reception was our 'go to' person and he did a cracking job. Hope he is enjoying the bottle of wine we left for him at reception. The neighborhood is still quite dirty and gritty,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I fully expect to be told that we are not part of the key demographic for this hotel, but I wonder who is? It is not an enjoyable experience, from the peculiarities of trying to find it (even with the GPS) to the monosyllabic responses from the staff. If you like shopping in Abercrombie & Fitch, where staff are employed... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We knew when we booked this hotel it would be a bit far out from the Port. We didn't realise how far it actually would be. Really cool rooms and amazing design around the hotel. I found the food there very deep fried with way too much sauce or dressing. Staff are exceptional.

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Address: 64 Rue de la Loubiere, 13006 Marseille, France
Location: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Shelter 2*
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So much more than a place to sleep, MAMA SHELTER is the heart of life, a place where people gather around a shared meal, a live band, unpredictable encounters. 127 Sensual and elegant rooms equipped with Apple iMacs 27" (TV, Internet, CD/DVD Player, IChat, Photobooth, Videobooth) and 5 Star bedding (Duvet 100% Satin Coton Sheets). Rooms similar to those at MAMA PARIS, but drawing on a new energy through the colors of the Mediterranean.Cool in the summer, they are also warm during rare cold snaps. It is situated only 25km from Marseille Provence airport and is only 10 minutes from the train station Gare Saint Charles by taxi. Take a break in MAMA SHELTER and enjoy: the Beach 15 minutes away from MAMA with a capacity of 40 long chairs (reservations only), Live Concerts, Shows, DJs, Tennis Table... ... more   less 
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