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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Great cheap hostel in a great location in the Latin Quarter of Paris. We stayed there for 2 nights during the Euros, great value plus a free beer on check in! They had an enjoyable party on the Monday night and there were lots of football fans having fun enjoying themselves and we drank the place dry!

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

Dear Guest, thank you for your fantastic feed back. Glad you enjoy our party and animations!!! See you soon for another great experience...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It did the job! Cheap and cheerful for the few hours we were there Friendly front of house staff Let us store bags as we went out through the day! Room was clean toilet was a bit cramped though Shared showers weren't the cleanest but again met there purpose Wifi worked fine Good location seemed busy when we returned, plenty...

Thank Sunderland1989
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your positive feedback. The staff is here to help you! A refurbishing for toilets and showers is previewed soon... See you then for a even better staying!

Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The best thing about this hostel is the location in the Latin Quarter. Me and my friend had one room with a bunk bed in it. The room was very small but I guess we weren't in it much. The top bunk was very close to the ceiling and you couldn't sit up on it! I'm not sure how many...

Thank durnin26
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Hello thanks for your feedback. the building is a very atypical one, attic rooms, spiral stairs, but that's the way the Parisian houses are in the historical center. In any case we hope you had a good experience with us and were immersed into parisian way of life ! see you soon in the Latin Quarter !

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing and this is down to the staff members. The staff were really helpful and accommodated us beyond the call of duty during a very busy period - Euro 2016. It's the type of place that is nice to come back to in the evening to chill out and is set up in such a way that...

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

Hello, thanks for this very postive feedback, we had a great time with you too and are still happy to share our experience! See you soon for another good stay !

Reviewed 17 June 2016

I have my trip in Paris for 4 nights and I have a 6bed mixed dorm. The location is fairly ok. 5mins walk from the nearest metro station and few stations to the popular spots. For the room and facilities, I would say terrible. The hostel is located in a street full of bars. If you want to have a...

3Thank Hell J
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, we thank you for sharing with us your feedback. we have analysed your feeback and apologize for the problems occurred during your last stay. Since, we have improved and refurbished some areas and rooms and hope to have the opportunity to let you discover our new services and facilities, much more convenient. See you soon with us !

Reviewed 4 June 2016

The hostel is located in the very center of the city, and, in addition, in a place with a unique Paris atmosphere, which is not artificial like e.g. in the area close to Basilique de Sacré-Cœre, but contemporary one. It can be noisy though sometimes, but if you got most of what you can from your day in Paris (as...

1Thank Stas M
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for this feedback, it seems you had a very pleasant time, having a sit and "feeling like in a balcony", this is the way we want to welcome our guests. As you described it very well, the house is atypical and you won't find such hostel in the city center. So we 're proud to...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I stayed in a dorm on the top floor. Beds were comfortable and everything was clean. Very friendly and helpful staff. Joaquim is a gem. Great place of the city to be in with tons of cool cafes and bars to explore. Not far from major attractions either and at an amazing price.

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

thanks a lot ! we had also good moments with you ! see you soon for anothr experience !

Reviewed 25 May 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 5 nights and I had an amazing time. The most amazing thing about this hostel would definitely be the staff! Lucie is the most helpful and cheerful person ever!!!! She always has a genuine smile on and makes you feel so welcome!!! It was VERY centrally located and right next to the metro which...

1Thank Kyle A
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

Thnaks for everything , we had a good time with you too ! see you soon with us!

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I was on the 4th floor with my window on the main street side, it was a bit noisy sometimes which wasn't a problem for me at all, and if you close your window the sound is minimal (you have another window on the other side of the room). Great breakfast (it's free if you book online on their page),...

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

Thank you for taking time to share with us your great experience! see you soon

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Last year, I stayed at the Hostel for four nights because a friend of mine has indicated it to me and the rates are fair. Furthermore, people who work here is always at your disposal. Be aware that is a bit difficult to sleep in the front bedrooms because there are some bars across the street and that only a...

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

Dear guest, thank you for confidence. In fact, we are famous for the night and day life you may enjoy in Rue Mouffetard, this is the appeal of the neighborhood and we're very lucky to be here ! See you soon for another great immersion into the city. The Manager

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Staying in Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendour 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 neighbourhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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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... then enjoy ice creams and snacks while watching sports onto big tv screen !The reception is open 24/7, everyone can book in advance a Parisian breakfast (French baguette and other pastries, honey and jam...) every morning, we have FREE wifi everywhere, FREE luggage room and lockers for your valuables. Use our laundry, the best rate in the neighbourhood, no need to get out from the hostel !Please note that we don't accept guests under the age of 18 without an adult companion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Young & Happy Hostel

Address: 80 Rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Quartier Latin
Price Range: €22 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Place monge is the metro stop to use”
 of 5 bubbles Sunderland1989, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be in the lower room numbers, I was in room 12 and it is right across from a college bar that can be pretty loud at night!!”
 of 5 bubbles kylea924, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“the girl only dorm is quieter because it is in another building (in the small courtyard), so the windows are not on the main street side!”
 of 5 bubbles 907marijak, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor as has showers and toilets on that floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 339jemimab, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Staircase is a death trap”
 of 5 bubbles sarahhA1419XR, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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