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FAQ's

These are some of the most frequently asked questions :

- I represent a group of ten or more. How can I reserve?
Please fill the “Group Booking form” on our website.

- What is the best and most secure way to book?
Book right here on our website for lowest prices and no booking fee. Our system is secure and easy.

- How can I pay?
We accept cash and Visa & Mastercard. We do not accept Amex or Diners club card.

- Can I reserve a smoking room?
We do not offer any rooms where smoking is allowed. Our hostel is a 100% smoke free environment.

- When can I check-in?
Our reception is open 24hours so you can check in at any time you arrive. Our rooms are ready for new arrivals from 4pm.

- When is check-out?
Check-out is at 11am the latest.

- Do you have luggage storage?
Yes, we sure do. Feel free to use it if you arrive before your room is ready and after you check-out.

- Is it to reserve without a credit card?
Unfortunately we do not accept reservations without a valid credit card.

- What information and documents will I need when I check in?
Photo ID (passport, National ID).

- Do you have a lock-out?
Our cleaning crew works between 11am and 4pm so you will be able to enter your freshly cleaned room at 4pm.

- What is the deal with Internet and WiFi?
We provide internet access on shared computers for €1 per 30min, €2 per 1 hour and €3 per 2 hours. We provide Wifi for the same price.

- Do you have a kitchen?
Yes, we sure do. You are free to use our kitchen between noon and 1.30am.

- Can you arrange airport transportation for me?
It would be our pleasure. Upon check-in inform our receptionist and he or she will go over your options.

- Can you arrange tickets to Disney and other site for me?
Yes :)

- How can I find you?
The closest METRO Stop to us is MONGE, which is on LINE 7:

From our metro stop 'Place Monge' (METRO LINE 7), take the street 'rue Ortolan', and then make the first left onto the street 'rue Mouffetard'. Stop at n°80 and you're here!

From the train station 'Gare du Nord', take the line 4 in the direction 'Porte d'Orleans' to ' Gare de l'Est', and then take the LINE 7 in the direction of 'Villejuif / Mairie d'Ivry' to ' Place Monge'.

From the train station 'Gare de l'Est' take METRO LINE 7 in the direction of 'Villejuif / Mairie d'Ivry' to Place Monge.'

From Charles de Gaulle Airport, take the RER B to 'Chatelet - Les Halles', and then take the LINE 7 in the direction of 'Villejuif / Mairie d'Ivry' to 'Place Monge' station.

From the Orly airport: Take the Orly bus to the station 'Denfert Rochereau', where you can take the metro LINE 6 in the direction of 'Nation' to the station 'Place d'Italie'. At 'Place d'Italie take the metro LINE 7 in the direction of 'la Courneuve,' and stop at 'Place Monge'.

From the Beauvais airport: Take the bus to 'Porte Maillot' (this is where the bus terminates). From here go to Metro LINE 1 and get on in the direction of 'Chateau de Vincennes' to the station 'Louvre / Palais Royal'. Once at Palais Royal take the metro LINE 7 in the direction of 'Villejuif / Mairie d'Ivry' to Place Monge.

- I could not book a place with you. Which other hotels / hostels do you recommend?
We are a member of HipHopHostels which is a group hostels and hotels that are fully owned by the same proprietors. We invite you to look at our other offerings at "http://www.hiphophostels.com" or on facebook at "http://www.facebook.com/hiphophostels". You will see that each hostel is unique in that it offers a different atmospheres, room configuration and facilities; however, all of our hostels and hotels are the same because they all offer excellent value for the money and are located in a convenient and interesting locations throughout Paris.

- What is a hostel?
Hostels provide the option to rent out single beds in shared rooms as opposed to having to rent an entire room. Traditionally hostels have been the accommodation of choice for travelers who are looking to meet others from all over the world and stay on budget.

- But you say that you are a budget hotel and hostel?
Yes, we offer the option to rent private rooms with ensuite toilets (budget hotel) and single beds in shared rooms.

- Your prices seem expensive, why?
Paris can be a pretty pricy place. Our prices are well below average compared to other hotels in Paris. However, our rates may be more or less expensive than hostels in other cities.

- What are the best restaurants and bars nearby?
There are heaps of bistros, pubs and restaurants near our hostel. We try our best to keep up with which ones our guests like the most. Our receptionists will be available to help you find what you are looking for. In the meantime, “Like” our facebook page "http://www.facebook.com/YoungandHappy" where we post info about the places in Paris and around our neighborhood.

- It seems like it would be fun to work in a hostel, how can I get a job here?
Yes, working in a hostel and meeting people form all over the world is fun. We are always looking for fun, kicked-back people who want to help travelers have a great experience with us and get the most out of their visit to Paris. If you are interested in joining our team then fill the “Job Form” on our website. If your qualifications and availability match what we need we will contact you for an interview.