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Hotel Vertigo - Vieux Port

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 1 night in the ensuite double room. Pluses: 1) Strong, free wifi 2) Included breakfast (baguettes, cereal, coffee, juice, milk), a rarity in France 3) Mostly kind, helpful staff 4) Fairly quiet for a hostel in the middle of everything 5) Fantastic location walking distance to everything, including the waterfront, grocery stores, Le Panier, Vieux Port...

Thank cool_jonez
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in summer 2016. Location was strategic. Nearby the port. But you have to take a bus to get here from St Charles bus station. We stayed in the 8-bed dorm. The room was at the other building. It was spacious! Toilet and bathroom was clean. Room was clean. The kitchen also was in the room. They have fridge and...

Thank Farah Hazwani R
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Easy to get to and right in the heart of Vieux Porte, the staff make this place welcoming and relaxed and this seems to keep the visitors calm and friendly. The staff are well trained and confident and the running of the hostel was as smooth as I've seen anywhere. Everything was clean and in order but maybe parts of...

Thank Stu G
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent location, clean room and spacious. All the front desk people were friendly but august in particular is most helpful. Met lovely lady in this hostel and have been dating since then. All in all perfect and memorable stay. Thanks guys.

Thank Prem C
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Well connected, all the major attractions are easy to reach from the hostel. Equiped shared facilities, some of the rooms can be a bit echoey. Recommended for a stay when in Marseille. Bring your own lock for the safes.

Thank Johan M
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

THE GOOD: Location, probably, it's location is what this hostel stands out. Near the port and the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde. There's also a Lidl store in the next street (left side) THE BAD: Small kitchen, and you also to take the stairs to your room. Pretty old building, but the room is nice (5-bedroom). The receptionists were helpful and nice, but based...

Thank Jun Mar P
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It is safe, the staff is friendly and the place in clean. You have locker, 2 plugs in near your bed. The public space of the hostel is pretty nice, in both blocks. The location is superb and probably the biggest selling point of this hostel, you can walk to the basilica on hill very easily. 3-5 mins to Vieux...

Thank LAP L
remy v, Gérant at Hotel Vertigo - Vieux Port, responded to this review

Hi, Sorry you were cold, you should have come to tell us though. Of COURSE we have heaters in the room and we can choose a temperature for every single room. If you don't let us know, we cannot do anything about it. We also have 24h reception, so even in the middle of the night, we could have done...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The Hostel was not far from the "city" but you had to walk for a couple of minutes to Get There. If you like hookah, there is a hookah bar literally 5 feet away. Hard rock café just a 2 minute walk. The Hostel was a OK place to be. The room we had seemed to be a little old,...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I will start off by saying that the breakfast has very limited options and the walls are pretty thin so you can hear just about anything said over a normal speaking volume. Bathrooms ad shower were really clean and nice though. The staff here were super cool and nice! Had a fun 30 minute conversation with one of the receptionists....

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Gan, Norway
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was an okay hotel. Was not a big fan of the fact that I had to walk downstairs with a bad leg just to use the bathroom. Yes it is a good way to avoid noise, but it is not good for someone with an injured leg.

Thank siljeoestnes

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted the best hostel in France for 2011 by Hostelworld customers! As for Vertigo Centre that opened in 2007 , you can find the feeling of a second home here. We're located in the Old Port area, walking distance from beaches, bars, clubs, the central market and the famous Notre Dame church. We offer charming two-, three-, four-, five- and six-bed rooms. All of our dorms are very clean and equipped with comfy wooden bunk beds, private shower and toilet facilities. The five- and six-bed dorms are equipped with two private bathrooms. Every room in our hostel is carefully designed and decorated by local artists according to the unique character of each room. Our building was renovated from two typical buildings which makes for a modern cosy atmosphere, while at the same time it has the feel of a typical Marseillean house. We offer a ton of free amenities, such as breakfast, Wi-Fi, linen, a fully-equipped kitchen with free spices, city maps, personal travel info, use of our travel guidebooks, luggage storage, book swap and a valuables safe at reception - all for free! Our friendly, caring and multi-lingual staff are here 24hrs a day to answer all your questions. We'll try our best to make you have a memorable stay in our hostel and in Marseille. And of course there's no curfew, no lockout and no stupid rules! We'll make sure that you feel like you're home here. After you have been either on the road all day, or walking around in the city, you'll be able to relax in our cosy and friendly common areas, have a drink, talk and make friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vertigo - Vieux Port

Address: 38 rue Fort Notre Dame, 13007 Marseille, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille > Opéra
Price Range: ₹ 1,665 - ₹ 5,688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“You don't stay in a hostel because you like the room but as far as i could tell every room looked out at some classic Marseille architecture”
94stug, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't expect great view. You can only expect street view but it is not noisy at all.”
586lapl, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“without squeaky beds!”
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“Choose a room of the main building, upper floor. Better illumination and environnement.”
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“the suite has a private bathroom”
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