Vertigo was voted as No.1 Hostel in France for June and August 2009 and Top Rated Hostel 2008.
We kindly thank every single one of you and promise to keep it up!
We are also recommended by Lonely planet, Let's go, Rough Guide, Wall Paper Guide, ...
Vertigo Hostel opened in 2007, here you can find the feeling of your second home in Marseille. It is located in the city centre 5 min walking distance from the central train and bus station (Gare Saint Charles) and 10 min walking distance from the Old-Port.
The hostel was renovated from two old hotels, which makes you enjoying the modern cosy atmosphere and at the same time having the feeling of exploring a typical marseillan house.
Every room in our hostel is carefully designed and decorated according to the unique character of each room. You will find something different every time you come here.
We offer charming private rooms and dorms of 2, 4 or 6 beds. All of our dorms are equiped with comfy wooden bunk beds, private shower & toilet facilities. The 6 dorm is equiped with 2 private bathrooms.
Don't miss our sunny yard and the bar in the lobby, the perfect place to enjoy the relaxing vacation and have a drink or meet other people from all over the world.
For the last two years, we have tried our best to make the most comfort for our guests, and we will do it better!
Most Caring Staff
Our friendly & knowledgeable multi-lingual staff will answer all your questions 24 hours a day. We'll try our best to make you have a memorable stay in our hostel and in Marseille.
The rating and reviews of our guests tell everything.
=> Free WiFi (in the lobby and bar)
=> Free linen
=> Free city map and personal travel information
=> Free use of travel guide books
=> Free luggage storage
=> Free safe storage for valuables at the reception
=> Free use of our guest kitchen and free spices, etc.
=> Swap booking
=>You can borrow iron, hair dryer and AC adapters from us for free
=> All you can eat French breakfast for 5
You may either make your own breakfast using our guest kitchen or enjoy our typical French breakfast. Our lively bar serves fresh drinks and nice local wine, 24 hours reception service and - of course - no curfew, no lockout and no stupid rules.
Best Social Atmosphere
We make sure that you will feel like your home here. After you have been on the road all day long, seeing sights and walking, relaxing in our cosy and friendly common area is the best choice, here you can have some beers, talk and make friends.
A visitor tax of 0.40 per person per night is due to pay on arriving and it is not included in our room price.
Check-in is after 2 pm, you may leave your stuff in the luggage room though and come back later.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Steam Room
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Special T&Cs for bookings 10th of June until the 8th of July. Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 7 days in advance of your scheduled arrival date. In the event of a no-show, the total amount of your accommodation will be charged to your credit card. If you cancel any individual night of your reservation, then the deposit for that night will not be refunded or transferred.
Please contact us by email if you have any questions.
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The Hotel Vertigo is located within 3 minutes walking distance from the central train station Saint-Charles.
2 possible accesses :
- At the end of the big famous stonestairs: Turn rightwards about 10 meters and then turn once again right in going up the street for about 50 meters. On your left hand side you will see a square which is on the reverse side of the street, it is the Place Bernard Dubois . The street rue des Petites Maries goes down on the left side of the caf tobacco shop, the Balto which is in the centre of this square. You will reach the Hotel Vertigo after 10 meters.
- From the station St Charles at the end of the platform : Take the escalators in descending one level and go to the exit Boulevard Maurice Bourdet At the pharmacie and the post office turn to your left on boulevard Maurice Bourdet on the left hand side for the next 50 meters. On your right hand side you will see a place, the Place Bernard Dubois . The street rue des Petites Maries goes down on the left side of the tabacco shop the Balto which is in the centre of this place. You will reach the Hotel Vertigo after 10 meters.
By car :
- Via freeway A7 : exit station Saint-Charles, at the top of the boulevard Charles Nedelec when the station is right in front of you, turn to one's right until you reach the boulevard Maurice Bourdet and descend about 70 meters. On your right hand side you will see a place, the Place Bernard Dubois . The street rue des Petites Maries goes down on the left side of the tabacco shop, the Balto which is in the centre of this place. You will reach the Hotel Vertigo after 10 meters.
- Via freeway A55 : follow the direction Centre Ville - Vieux Port and station Saint-Charles
By train or by bus : The Hotel Vertigo is situated about 50 meters from the station Saint-Charles or the bus terminal.
Navettes (shuttlebusses) departing from the airport: The terminal station of the shuttlebusses is the station Saint-Charles.
Duration du journey : 25 min
Timetable : from 5:10 until 0:10 every 20 min until the last flight