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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Complete rip off... Paid close to 180€ for a poor quality room and very very basic service. WiFi is crap... Blocking anything else than Web... So forget the ability to connect to your company vpn to work. Highly not recommend this place

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place made you never want to leave the hostel even though there's a great town around you. The lounge/lobby has a wonderful atmosphere plus the beds were extremely comfortable and the staff was amazing

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

I only spent 1 night at the Gastama but could have stayed there for many more. The staffs are very friendly and they know all the cool things to do in Lille. Lille was also a good surprise with beautiful architecture and kind people. Beds and dorms of the Gastama are what you expect from a proper hostel. Do not...

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Thank Alexandre G
Ireland
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I lived in Lille for a year, I stayed in Gastama for a night with a friend until I could move into my apartment. It was fairly priced. It's situated in the heart of Vieux Lille, about a 10 minute walk to the middle of the city centre. The staff were very friendly and the hostel had really fun, energetic,...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

My stay was nice, quiet and without any problems, that's what I like. Staff very friendly and willing to help with anything, no problem with leaving a luggage after check-out. Good cafe at the bar. Rooms really spacious and smartly designed (really everything I needed was there - maybe only if I could "rent" or buy a towel that would...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The staff were helpful and friendly. Though the rooms were abit small for 4 beds the hostel was modern with all facilities. You can give a 10 Euro deposit for a pad lock while allows you to lock up your bags in the room. The breakfast was satisfactory for 4 euros 50. At night the bar downstairs attracts many local...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Gastama is in a great location. The rooms were clean, kitchen is available, breakfast for a small cost (brownies are free!!!!), staff really great and the bar downstairs has a cool vibe, it was pretty full up on the weekends. The downside- the showers were a bit of a pain, the push button for like 30 seconds and there wasn't...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This hostel was really nice, spacious, and clean. I loved that the beds in the dorms each had their own lights, outlets, and curtains (this sort of made up for the fact that the lockers under the bed are suuuuper loud and wake up everyone in the dorm when they're opened). The bar was cool, seems like it's mostly frequented...

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Thank Megan R
Aalst, Belgium
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very friendly, attentive service Rooms were clean (we had 3 rooms, each for 4 people -bunks- with ensuite) and for 1 night and little sleep due to late night ;) this was perfect for our group. Location is in the old city so even more perfect. Try their mojito's!! Yummy and you get discount when you stay there ;) Nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic hostel! , friendly staff and really clean, modern and good location, and fair pricing, Lille is a great place to visit and would definitely return, lots of beautiful buildings and great food

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the most beautiful area of Lille, Gastama offers all types of accommodation that fit every budget. From dormitories to private room, this hostel offers, above all, occasions to share and meet new people from around the world. Gastama is also and especially a team made of backpackers who will welcome you and advice you for your excursions. With its bar, restaurant and all its services, this Hostel offers a place with a warm and friendly atmosphere inviting us to travel. Also open to local people, you will discover the French culture, its values and traditions. Near the most beautiful cultural sights, Gastama is perfectly located in the historical part of the city, around 10 minutes from the main square of Lille, 20 minutes from the train stations. Apart from its rich architectural and cultural history, Lille has an unequalled nightlife to be experienced in its countless bars and clubs. At the crossroads of Europe, this city of 100 000 students became the European Capital of Culture in 2004 and today remains a city of art and culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gastama

Address: 109 rue Saint Andre, 59800, Lille, France
Region: France > Hauts-de-France > Nord > Lille
Price Range: RM113 - RM394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 156
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“chambre 006 has no windows, just ceiling of frosted glass so it's like a bit of a sleeping chamber with muted light :)”
 of 5 bubbles kingas294, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't go!!!”
 of 5 bubbles bobbA4823UG, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose this hostel especially if you want to meet local people”
 of 5 bubbles VihrenMitev, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an En-Suit room if going for the group Bunk Beds”
 of 5 bubbles Valalan2463, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a share room, no problem at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Sterling_LFC, 10 May 2015 | Read review
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