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Young & Happy Hostel

80, rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
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Paulinia, SP
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just spent two nights in this hostel and they were adorable! Staff were really friendly! There is a shuttle from the hostel to the airport. Breakfast was delicious. Best location if you want to stay close to the adorable restaurantes, bars and cafes! Great nightlife! The only problems were the shower, which we had to keep pressing a button... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent six nights (for which we got a discount) at the hostel in New Year's Eve, and we had an amazing time. The hostel is exactly what it looks like: great location (Quartier Latin, in a street with bars and really close to the Metro), old building with no elevator and rather small spaces but in no way uncomfortable.... More 

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

Dear guest, we spent a very good New Year's Eve too with all of you and first of all we thank you for this very promising feedback. We take into account your suggestion about kitchen, we have already added more utensils and wish to include the kitchen area into our next refurbishment. So while it is done, we hope you'll... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very ambient Hostel, the location is perfect Only the hygiene can be better. Wifi and breakfast are included and good Notre dame is in 10 minute walking distance Other attractions are walkable or easily accesible with metro. The metrostation is within 3 minutes from the Hostel. The area has a very nice nightlife to offer.

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

dear guest, Thanks a lot for your feedback, we're happy to know you had a great stay and take into account each remark to improve our services. see you soon with us ! More 

london, uk
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed two nights at the Young and Happy hostel in a 6 bed female dorm. My room was at the top of a typical Parisian staircase (narrow and steep!) so be careful with your luggage. The room, bed and bathroom facilities were perfectly adequate, the wifi free and the breakfast well stocked with coffee, OJ, croissants and bread. No... More 

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

Dear guest, thanks for your feedback. We have to inform about 2 things : the first one, you did right to inform the night receptionnist about the noise, even if only 2 girls out of 4 informed reception because as you wrote it, you didn't think it was necessary to say more about this. However, if we're not aware of... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I was afraid since that I was going to travel to Paris for the very first time and alone. I looked for the best reviewed cheap hostels, and I found Young & Happy Hostel. I had such a great time there, incredibly friendly people, good space (considering the price of a night) and breakfast. In addition, it's impressively well-located. I'd... More 

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

dear guest thanks a lot for this feedback, we are very happy you had a safe and great time with us. do not hesitate to let us know when you come back ! See you soon ! More 

West Lafayette, Indiana
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The staff is very friendly, although a tad disorganized (they didn't even record that I ever stayed there when my parents called even though I stayed there 4 nights). The continental breakfast is extremely basic, and it really doesn't get the job done for me. They have practically unlimited croissants, and then there's some OJ, toast and jam and that's... More 

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

Dear guest, thank you for your feedback. Few points : i do not know who made your checkin and checkout , maybe he/she didn't know you yet? In any case, we cannot broadcast identity and the records have to be cleaned regularly. That's right, the showers could be improved even if the ones in female dorm are quiet new, we... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

There is a current conflict unfolding in France. I therefore postponed my stay by a few months, due to the events beyond my control. I gave 25 days notice, which under UK law is sufficent time for the bed to be 'resold to another a customer'. Received a message from the travel organisers today, the hotel are charging in Full,... More 

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

Dear guest, Sorry to read that, i could only advise to contact us by email once again, because we have suggested special terms and conditions to our guests that we cannot describe through the automatic message you may have received from agencies and websites while your non refundable booking is cancelled. Automatically, you receive a note saying a non refundable... More 

Florence, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Juaquim was amazing! He is the nicest person I have ever met. There were four of us staying together and he remembered all of our names. He made the hostel feel like a home. Our 8 person room was very spacious. There were two rooms with 4 bunks in each, two toilets, and one shower. It's located on the best... More 

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

dear guest, thanks for this very encouraging review, we were happy to welcome you ! See you soon with us ! The Manager More 

La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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111 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I had the best time here. For some reason it was full of people from my country so we stayed up late charting. One the receptionist was Spanish and he was so much fun and helpful too. I stated in a 6 bed room and I awesome people. Our street was very cheerful, there are bars, restaurants and whatnot. There's... More 

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

Dear guest, thanks for all ! see you soon with us ! The Manager More 

Paranaque, Philippines
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The hostel had a very good location and is near the train station Place Monge. Notre Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg Gardens and Pantheon are within 10 minute walk. The first staff Jarquis ( not sure with the spelling) was very nice and made me welcome in the place. He was very helpful with the directions as well. The free breakfast was... More 

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

Dear guest, thank you for this review. We hope to improve the plugs into dorms soon and that's right, we offer many ones at reception desk if needed. The Rue Mouffetard is famous for its nightlife so it could be useful to be informed about this if you look for a quiet place in the city center. In any case,... More 

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Staying in Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
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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