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Hotel vertigo vieux port

38 rue fort notre dame


We offer charming two-, three-, four-, five- and six-bed rooms. All of our dorms are very clean and equipped with comfy wooden bunk beds, private shower and toilet facilities. The five- and six-bed dorms are equipped with two private bathrooms.

Every room in our hostel is carefully designed and decorated by local artists according to the unique character of each room.

Our building was renovated from two typical buildings which makes for a modern cosy atmosphere, while at the same time it has the feel of a typical Marseillean house.

We offer a ton of free amenities, such as breakfast, Wi-Fi, linen, a fully-equipped kitchen with free spices, city maps, personal travel info, use of our travel guidebooks, luggage storage, book swap and a valuables safe at reception – all for free!

Our friendly, caring and multi-lingual staff are here 24hrs a day to answer all your questions. We'll try our best to make you have a memorable stay in our hostel and in Marseille. And of course there’s no curfew, no lockout and no stupid rules!

We'll make sure that you feel like you're home here. After you have been either on the road all day, or walking around in the city, you'll be able to relax in our cosy and friendly common areas, have a drink, talk and make friends.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Utensils



Traveler Reviews

“Be physically very fit and carry no valuables - this is the place for you.”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on August 27, 2019

I checked the reviews and then booked a bed. I was expecting to carry my bag a flight of stairs, but not one that is unnaturally long (about two storeys in a single long staircase - four times of...

“positive vs negative”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on August 25, 2019

We were visiting Marceille during the hottest time of the year, August, therefore everything close to Veux port was booked, so I ve decided to try Vertigo Hostel. But what I did not realize that they...

“Nice and friendly hostel”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 07, 2019

Chloe best receptionist ever😎 But she doesn't speak italian 😛 Very kind staff, Adriane also makes sure that everything is going for the best. The hostel is very nice, gives the opportunity to...


To come from the airport: You can take a shuttle bus going to « St CHARLES TRAIN STATION in Marseille;
To come from the train station to the hotel : Take the blue line subway towards « LA FOURRAGERE »
Stop at the station « VIEUX PORT »
When you are out and on the port, face the water and follow the port, walking along the left hand side of the harbour.

About 200 meters from there, on your left, you'll find a bar called « the Havana Club ». On its right, a small street called « RUE FORT NOTRE DAME », go up this street and the hostel is at number 38, on your right.


Any cancellation must be done at least 24h before the arrival date.
If not done in time, the first night of the stay sill have to be paid entirely.

We do not accomodate groups during the summer period (June, July, August and september)
The maximum stay allowed is 15 days maximum. After this time clients will have to leave at least for a month before they can come back.
Special requests can be made at reception.