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Hotel Vertigo - Vieux Port

Hostelworld.comUS$ 59*
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

I liked this hostel. Lovely spacious old building - probably a warehouse. Stylishly fitted out and pretty clean. No lift and quite a few stairs to my top-floor dorm, but I had a bed - not a bunk - and it was quiet and spacious once I was there and the showers and bathroom were good. Nice communal areas -...

1Thank Tabitha-Traveller
Western Finland, Finland
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I paid 16€/per night for staying with 5 ppl. The bed was comfortable and room clean so nothing bad about it. Only thing that was frustrating was that they confirmed my booking and checking in at 13 and still my bed wasn't available until 14. And also the check out is at 10 which is weird.

Thank SuffeliFI
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 20 November 2015

The hostel is well located, plenty of shops, bars and restaurants close by as well as a metro stop and the old port. St Charles railway station is walkable. The staff were excellent - without exception professional, helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Our room (#6) was comfortable and clean, the en-suite bathroom was clean, plenty of hot water, OK water pressure...

Thank hkwoody
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Hostel Vertigo, is very well located in Marseille, two blocks from Vieux Port, which have a lot of options to have fun and transportation. It's very close, from the Notre Dame Cathedral too. My room was very spacious, clean and enlighted, with A/C. Breakfast ok, not big deal, very secure room (card access).

Thank EvertonFS
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Hotel Vertigo has a great, tastefully artsy and modern look, a good social area, and a relaxed, youthful and friendly vibe. The staff are also very friendly and easy-going - and professional at the same time. The rooms and facilities are basic but well-maintained and clean. And the location is perfect - on an charismatic, non-touristy street with fun local...

Thank AlexGraJulia
Olympia, WA
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Initially was a little awkward to find, being up a narrow, alley-like street somewhat farther than expected, but once settled the location worked well to get around to see the sights, find restaurants, etc. Got a great tip from a staff member to go see a Calanque, which turned out to be one of the best highlights in of our...

Thank Olympia_P_and_S
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Vieux Port is the nicer of the Vertigo hostels. Its a little bit expensive, but its a 2 minute walk from the docks, a 10 minute walk to the tram and a 15 minute walk to the trainstation. The staff are very friendly, and are very helpful. The rooms are clean, the wifi is good, and the common areas are...

Thank Interrailguy2015
Sassari, Italy
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Hotel Vertigo Vieux Port is a perfect solution for whom want to visit Marseille from the inside! It is very near to the old harbour but in the same time is located in a very quiet street. Rooms were clean and really really big, we had the chance to take the double store room and was perfect!

Thank babel_014
Reviewed 26 August 2015

A lovely hostel! definitely recommend to any back packer-friendly atmosphere and met a lot of lovely people, made a lot of friends! There was a kitchen area, fridge and our 6 person room had two showers, a toilet and was clean and spacious. A definite 5*! I had a 6 person room with my boyfriend and 4boys and was not...

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Nothing special though nothing terrible about the Vertigo Hostel in Marseille. In a really good location close to the water and the downtown food and drink areas, friendly and helpful staff and decent sized rooms that were very clean. There just wasn't much of an atmosphere here at all, as far as hostels go and most people were travelling in...

1Thank Jarrad M
remy v, Responsable réception at Hotel Vertigo - Vieux Port, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear that you couldn't meet anybody during your stay. About the wifi, we put all our efforts to fix it but from time to time, it just need a little attention to be back in order. Our team is also here with free maps and time to help you plan your stay here if you...

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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: ₹ 1,885 - ₹ 5,946 (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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“the suite has a private bathroom”
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