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La Rochelle

Avenue des Minimes, BP 3045, La Rochelle, 17031, France

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Overall Rating 88%

From 82 Reviews

Hostel rating (82)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 92%
Cleanliness 87%
Location 87%
Security 91%
Service 89%
Comfort 82%
Green rating 88%

The youth hostel in La Rochelle invites you into a unique setting at the foot of the largest yachting harbor in Europe.

  • Dorm
    From €17.50
  • Private
    From €37.00
10 or more people?
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La Rochelle Hostel

Hostel La Rochelle

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Hostel La Rochelle is a great place to stay if you’re looking to relax and explore the attractive and unspoilt maritime city of La Rochelle. Conveniently located between the old port and the beach, the hostel overlooks the Marina Minimes.

Our accommodation includes 2, 3, 4 and 6 bedded rooms. Facilities include a large bar/common area, laundry, a relaxation area with TV and games, Internet access and Wi-Fi. Breakfast is provided and is included in the price, and the hostel offer an affordable nightly dinner.

Hostel La Rochelle is close to the local bus route that links travellers with the main railway station and the city centre. While you’re here why not hire one of La Rochelle’s ‘yellow bikes’ – the first 2 hours are free! Attractions to visit include the aquarium, the beach, Fort Boyard, the Towers of La Rochelle, and the many museums of the city.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 17 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Non-members are required to purchase full membership on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - 1 to 2km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car parking nearby - At or next to the hostel
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available - Charges Apply
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 05/01/2016 to 18/12/2016

Reception:
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +33-5-46 44 43 11

Fax. +33-5-46 45 41 48

larochelle@hifrance.org

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Le Vieux Port (1 to 2km)
  • Les Trois Tours (1 to 2km)
  • Aquarium (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Les lits superposés ne sont pas adaptés à des adultes : barreaux de l'échelle qui "scient" le pied car poids de l'adulte, "barrière" du lit trop longue (jusqu'à l'échelle) qui empêche de se positionner correctement pour la descente ; barrière trop près du mur. La vue sur le port au coucher de soleil est magnifique depuis le balcon du bar. Le bus pourrait arriver + près de l'auberge (temps de pluie). Très bonne écoute du personnel pour "rectifier le tir" et choisir un programme télé à la demande.

83%

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Sophie,

Sun 17 Jul 2016

J'ai apprécié la situation géographique de l'auberge, sa propreté, son calme. J'ai trouvé sécurisant le système d'ouverture des couloirs et des chambres par une carte clé.

93%

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Christine,

Sun 17 Jul 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (500m - 1km)
  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • City Centre (1 to 2km)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • Nightlife (2 to 3km)
  • Parks / Green Area (500m - 1km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Water park (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
7km: Laleu airport, take bus #7 to town centre
Bus
500M - Take the Illico bus from minimal to the town center via the train station.
Ferry/Boat
20m: Yachting harbour of Les Minimes
Car
20m: Free parking in front of the hostel
Rail
2km: Take the Illico bus, direction Les Minimes – bus stop La Sole (500m to the hostel)

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning

Energy

  • Energy saving lights
  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Renewable energy
  • Double-glazing windows

People

  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Composting
  • Organic food served
  • Local and seasonal food

Water

  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps
  • Water-wise garden

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