Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel

Hostel Marseille

Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel

From 22 EUR

Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel is a newly renovated hostel in Marseille. 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 to eight bed rooms, all of which are clean and equipped with comfy wooden bunk beds.

Every room in our hostel is carefully designed and decorated by local artists according to the unique character of each room. We'll make sure that you feel like you're home here. After you've been on the road all day, or walking around the city, you can relax in our cosy and friendly common areas, have a drink, talk and make friends.

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85 % Total ratings: 45

  • Designed by local artists
  • Home-away-from-home vibe
  • Walking distance to beaches

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Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel is a newly renovated and located in trendy Marseille’s Old Port. The third EFH hostel in France, it won’t be long before you feel it becoming your home away from home in the south of France

Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel has small, medium and big dorms with shared bathrooms (from 4 to 14beds). Our rooms are comfortable, modern and clean.

Vertigo was elected by HostelWorld as the second best new hostel worldwide. No matter what sort of visit you’re planning Vertigo can cater to you. You want to laze on the beach? You want to hit the bars and clubs? You want shopping and sightseeing? Whatever you’re after you’re in luck. The hostel is located in the Old Port area, meaning it’s walking distance from beaches, bars, clubs, the central market and the famous Notre Dame church. It is also great for accessing boat tours along the famous Riviera and sight seeing.

From here you can also visit the famous Calanques – 20 kilometres of white cliffs rising vertically from the sea which 12,000 years ago formed the famous coastline with its many azure blue bays. Diving trips and beach trips are available depending on the time of year, and the coast enjoys sunshine most of the year-round. Its great location spreads to transport links too, there are plenty of buses around and it’s within walking distance of the main Marseille train station.

Every room in Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel is carefully designed and decorated by local artists according to the unique character of each room. This has made Vertigo a must-go for style spotters and lovers of innovative design.

Hostel facilities

  • Free luggage storage
  • Free breakfast
  • Free Internet access
  • Free Wi-fi in the lobby
  • Cosy lounge with cable TV
  • Guest kitchen
  • Linen included
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • 24 hour check-in and reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Security lockers in the rooms
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Useful information

City: Marseille
Country: France
Address: 38, rue Fort Notre Dame 13007, Marseille, France
Phone 1: +33 4 91 54 42 95

How to arrive

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 café: 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 pharmacy and the post office turn to your left on boulevard Maurice Bourdet on the left hand side for the next 50 metres. 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 tobacco shop the Balto which is in the centre of this place. You will reach the Hotel Vertigo after 10 metres.

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

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 tobacco 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

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100% 08 April 2015
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Very close to all the bars and restaurants in Vieux Port & shopping in Canebière, only a short walk to Notre Dame de la Garde, friendly staff, free breakfast, clean rooms... couldn't have asked for more!

80% 29 September 2014
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Source Europe's Famous Hostels

Great hostel in the perfect location in Marseille next to the port. They have nice common areas and the rooms are clean and spacious. Would recommend!

100% 23 June 2014
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Source Europe's Famous Hostels

Pretty hostel in a great location for Marseille. Will go again

100% 01 February 2012
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Source Europe's Famous Hostels

One of the best famous hostels I stayed in. Big common rooms, a in a very nice building. In the Old Port area which is great. My room was big and bed was comfortable. Really recommend to stay here if you visit Marseille and i recommend also to visit Marseille,it's definetely a beautiful city,I love portual cities and Marseille is the best one. Visit Notre Dame de la Garde

97% 29 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Really nice hostel in an excellent location.

97% 23 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Excellent stay, great location, helpful staff. Would stay again, has more of a hotel vibe though with an older crowd staying there. Lovely kitchen area.

92% 17 June 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Elisa from reseption was super nice! Helping with all my quesitons. Hostel was nice, area and location was perfect. Best shower in hostel ever (for me...

100% 09 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Everything is good. The beds are comfortable. The rooms are very clean. The staff is always nice and ready to help you. The location is perfect. The breakfast i...

100% 07 June 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Great location - close to the train station, the old port and plenty of restaurants and bars with a good atmosphere. The staff were friendly and accom...

90% 04 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

The location was perfect. The staff were all very friendly and so were most of the guests we met. If you are visiting Marseille, I definitely suggest staying he...

94% 13 May 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Very well located and a fantastic place to meet other travellers. The rooms are very uniquely decorated which gives a nice atmosphere and the facilities are goo...

100% 13 May 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Very nice, clean hostel locates in the centre. Breakfast was included in my rate, continental style. Stayed in a 4 bed dorm, very calm, with space.

90% 03 May 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Perfect location!! The bathrooms were really clean and the bed sheets as well! Great choice ❤️

92% 26 April 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Good location, easy to get to from metro. Lots of restaurants nearby and easy walking distance to all attractions. Room size was great with one toilet...

94% 14 April 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Really great hostel- within walking distance to a main train station, good atmosphere, complimentary breakfast, and good wifi. Good atmosphere. I would definite...

90% 10 April 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Great hostel in a great location. I stayed in what appeared to be a new room. The kitchen lacked equipment and the bathroom lacked the basics - soap.

80% 26 March 2017
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Source Google

Good hostel with a very nicely decorated common area. Room's interior is nice, but the beds are not very special and don't really fit in the interior. However, ...

100% 19 March 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Loved the place it was right in the middle of all the attractions and the staff was very nice and helpful

100% 18 February 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Perfect place. Good placement, with a lot of different areas (bars, restaurants, parks, sightseeing...), staff very friendly, and all clean. Free breakfast good...

100% 13 January 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Everything.

100% 04 January 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Best hostel I've been so far

100% 25 December 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: Dorm is real big, lots of air to breath. No street noise, kitchenette and fridge in the dorm. Internet was fast!.

100% 01 December 2016
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Source Google

Nice for young people who have to visit Marseille in a short. It's not expensive a are located next to the old town and York of Marseille...

100% 01 November 2016
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Source Google

Very happy with my time here. Good location, spacious rooms and friendly staff.

97% 20 October 2016
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Source Hostelworld

I had a lovely stay and all of the staff I encountered were helpful and informative. The breakfast is decent and the washing machines and luggage storage were c...

100% 17 October 2016
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Source Hostelworld

There's good staffs, free breakfast, good Wi-Fi and clean rooms. I'll stay again when go back Marseille^^

94% 22 September 2016
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Source Hostelworld

This was my first experience staying in a hostel, and I was extremely pleased with it! The rooms were clean, had plenty of space and privacy, breakfast was deli...

100% 12 September 2016
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Source Hostelworld

I only stayed one night in Marseille, but this hostel was a great place to lay my head. It was exceptionally clean and my room had its own bathroom and shower. ...

90% 14 August 2016
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Source Hostelworld

One of the best hostels I have ever stayed in!

100% 01 August 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: Lots of space, clean, stylish, breakfasts included so you can meet people easily. Negative: I had to wait 50 minutes before the room was ready for ent...

97% 22 July 2016
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Source Hostelworld

You can't beat that price. And you get a clean and safe hostel in a great location for it. Staff is super nice. Would stay there again for sure!

97% 04 July 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Staff was very friendly and place was in a great location. Would recommend!

100% 25 June 2016
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Source Hostelworld

This hostel exceeding my expectations in every possible way! Certainly it is better for young travelers as the majority of the tenants were under 30 when I had ...

94% 01 June 2016
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Source Hostelworld

The vibe was so cool here and location was perfect!!

100% 23 May 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Loved it. Great location and very clean. Big shower and all the good stuff. Can't imagine having a bad stay here

94% 03 May 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Yummie! Nice, central place to be in Marseille. Relaxed atmosphere, very relaxing.

100% 21 April 2016
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Source Hostelworld

I stayed one night in the 8-bed room. We had an own WC and even simple kitchen. There is an other kitchen for all. The location is very good, nearby the port an...

100% 01 April 2016
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Source Google

Fantastic and characterful hostel in a great location near the historic port of Marseille. Lovely old building features combined with a modern twist. Nice commu...

92% 26 March 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: Very clean!!. Negative: Breakfast could be better, perhaps. Nothing else!

97% 19 March 2016
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Source Hostelbookers

Liked: Cute, cozy, artsy place with positive vibes.

90% 18 March 2016
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Source Hostelbookers

Liked: Neat little place with all the necessary facilities. The location near the port is great. I had to change my booking a bit because my train was overbooke...

83% 08 March 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: I like the tenderness of the personal. Negative: Wi-fi

71% 06 March 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: Good location. 24h reception. Lots of room in der dorm. Acceptable cleanliness. Negative: Wifi didn't work most of the time.

92% 05 March 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: Great location and helpful staff. Would definitely stay again.

79% 01 March 2016
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Source Booking

Negative: staff not really helpfull

63% 25 February 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: The common areas were nice and it was close to town. Negative: The included breakfast left a lot to be desired, the rooms are dreary and the beds not ...

86% 17 February 2016
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Source Hostels

Oso ondo kokatuta,portu zaharretik gertu.Taberna ta denda ugari inguruan.Zonaldeko kaleetan aparkatzeko ordaindu behar da.Aterpetxe barruan ez da entzuten zarat...

67% 14 February 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: The bathroom is clean, room big enough. Good location. Negative: Some staff not very helpful, and the breakfast is way too simple, and kitchen area lo...

79% 12 February 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: Shower room.

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