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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

I was warmly welcomed when Checking in, joking and having a good time. The evening person had no humor and wasn't helpful. I had a terrible night of sleep because of the other guests but that's not the hostels fault. I would recommend it though

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

Hi thanks for your review. Sorry you didn't feel more at ease at night. Let us know if you come back, we'll be happy to welcome you for another great experience. The Manager

Reviewed 21 September 2014

Great service and great location. Watch the top bunk beds as they are close to the ceiling, otherwise it was a comfortable stay. The metro is extremely close and easy to use, lots of bars, restaurants, shops and takeaways nearby.

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

Hi thanks for your feedback, we're happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We'll keep you informed about all the improvement we wish to do and take into account your feedback. See you soon in Paris ! Sabine_Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Pro: the location is very central and nice, full of clubs and restaurants, the price is pretty cheap to be in Paris and there is a nice breakfast included. Cons: The common bathrooms are a bit of an hell, the price of the drinks at the bar at definitely not cheap (6 euros for a 33cl beer and a 500ml...

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

Hi Thanks for your review. we're happy you had a nice stay with us. Only few info about the bar we have : we have many beers, from different countries with different prices, from 2 euros to 6 euros but the average is between 3 and 4 euros, less expensive than in a pub. Water is at 2 euros, not...

Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This is the perfect hostel for young travelers who want to get a mix of an old-timey parisian atmosphere, but also be able to go out to bars at night. Also, the breakfast is really great; there's a nice spread of croissants, coffee and oj. The staff is really friendly and helpful, plus they always play the coolest music. The...

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

Hi Thanks a lot for your feedback, it is very important for us to let us your feelings. For transportation, we can advise to book in advance a shuttle from our website or the booking confirmation you receive by email (follow the link). it enables you to organize your trip in advance ! Let us know whether you come back,...

Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Great hostel, the staff is friendly and helpful, they keep a clean hostel, have good beds, showers etc. They have a board in the central room with possibile activities for the day, like markets, walks etc. And the location is awesome: the street has all possible foodshops and the hostel is next to a supermarket. The Notre Dame is a...

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

Dear guest thanks for your time to let us your feeling about your stay. We'll happy of course to welcome you once again ! Sabine-Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The hostel itself is very good. As another reviewer mentioned, they make the best of the space they have and offer a free continental breakfast. Myself and a friend stayed in a five bedromm female only dorm and it was very nice and clean with my only issue being that perhaps it should only be a four bed dorm as...

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

dear guest thanks for your review, we hope to welcome you once again for a next stay with us. Do not hesitate to book a private twin room, in order to compare ! that's right, the rates could be a little more expensive however we have special offers all along the year ! Sabine - Manager

Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

I've stayed here twice now. Once 2 years ago and again last week. The staff are brilliant, so friendly and helpful. The Portuguese chap on reception was lovely and remembers everyone's names. The lockers use 50c pieces but you get that back so they are free. And you choose your own passcode so they are very secure. They let you...

2Thank Alice R
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

dear guest thanks a lot for your feed back we're happy to know you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you soon ! Sabine_manager

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Excellent location for traveling and has lots of pubs, cheap places to eat and grocery stores at your door step. They've made the best of the tiny building space available in the heart of Paris and it feels very relaxed, homely and clean on the inside. A good place to meet new people everyday and have interesting conversations. The breakfast...

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

Dear guest we thank you for taking time to let us your feedback about your stay with us . we hope you'll be able to enjoy the news and activities we have, such as free tours, happy hours, and so so... for a next stay ! let us know ! sabine-Manager

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Me and my best mate decided to go to Paris just for the hell of it, and thought that getting a hostel was the best idea. We settled on Young & Happy because it was in a great location, reasonably priced and offered breakfast (something which not many hostels do). The location was perfect, it is nestled on a fantastic...

Thank CarlP1405
Youngandhappy M, Gérant at Young & Happy Hostel, responded to this review

dear guest, thanks a lot for your review. We hope you had a nice stay with us ! What a pity you didn't benefit from our happy hours ? Every day from 6 to 9 pm and the big tv screen to watch football match or basket ball as well. In every instance, we hope to welcome you once again...

Reviewed 29 August 2014

this Hostel is pretty great all around. The location is perfect. Walking distance from Metro, which can take you anywhere in the city. Rue Mouffetard is a great street, with a lot of places to grab a bite and/or drink. It's super safe. I walked back to the hostel almost every night and never felt unsafe. My room was spacious....

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

Dear Guest thanks for your feedback, very helpful ! We're happy you had a nice stay with us and hope to welcome you for another trip soon ! Sabine_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: RM158 - RM502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Place monge is the metro stop to use”
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!!”
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!”
907marijak, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor as has showers and toilets on that floor.”
339jemimab, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Staircase is a death trap”
sarahhA1419XR, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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