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Our philosophy :

When we opened our doors over 20 years ago, Young & Happy was the first independent hostel in Paris to welcome youth (and the young at heart) from all four corners of the globe. Since then, our formula has been often imitated but never duplicated.

A warm welcome by our bilingual staff, attractive prices, a young and vibrant atmosphere, bar and kitchen all make Young & Happy the ideal location to meet friends, both old and new.

It’s not for nothing that Let’s Go Europe 2007 (the best selling travel guide in the world) strongly recommends us, calling our hostel “A backpacker’s home away from home. The lively atmosphere, clean rooms and relaxed staff make for an enjoyable stay.” And that’s just one guide – we’re also recommended in Le Guide du Routard, Lonely Planet, Cheap Sleep, and Time Out...