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Mama Shelter Marseille

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Fantastic hotel !! Love the bed, comfort , room a bit small but very clean. The reception desk very nice and helpful especially Mario . Breakfast is very good, freshly squeezed juice and delicious food. Location nice and quit 15 walk from the port.

Thank SassiIsrael
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We had a lovely room. Very light/bright. The bed is fantastic! Shower is nice as well. Room is not to big, but suites the occasion (city trip). The restaurant is very nice (had steak tartare once for lunch and the kofta for dinner). Tastes both really good. Location is about twenty minutes walking distance of the harbour and the old...

1Thank irene2013
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Well we arrived together, the ten of us on a large bus and could not get to the hotel, so the hotel sent a van to meet us at a junction nearby to transfer all our luggage. Then a customer relations lady walked us to the hotel along a couple of very narrow streets!!!

Thank livemusictouring
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Stayed here for 1 night, arrived feeling stressed, resentful and exhausted - I left feeling totally refreshed and emotionally stable again! The rooms are great, mine was huge - and although very minimal, it has everything you need for a short stay.. Great TV/Media system, fast wifi, a really comfortable bed -and a really clean and simple bathroom. All the...

3Thank hjpkt
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Do not stay here on a weekend. We arrived on a Friday night after a long car trip looking for a quiet place to rest our head after some boulibaise. There was a party (which is a frequent occurrence on a weekend I am told) in the bar downstairs, we were told the noise would not travel to the room...

4Thank Sairair
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Read a review by the Guardian regarding top city boutique hotels and Mama Shelter seemed a good option and price. The location is pretty central. The interior very funky, minimal, clean and stylish. The check-in process was quick, easy and the stunning french girl on the desk couldn't have been more helpful. We hadn't realised we'd booked a weekend in...

2Thank PCandMC
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We just completed a nine day tour through France and wanted to cut corners where we could. In Marseille I was seeking a super clean and modern "aLoft type" of property. Mama Shelter is absolutely no frills. There is not even room service. However, if you are looking for an immaculate room with a great bed in a good (not...

1Thank Lauren M
The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 28 October 2013

You know that Mama Shelter is not going to be your average hotel, just starting with the name! They seem to be pulling off a trick that many hotels try but very few succeed at: appealing to a broad age market. From the 20's to the 60's, people who value that also-rare combination of fashionable uniqueness with old-school professional management...

1Thank Frank K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2013

My husband and I, and one other couple stayed here for two nights. We REALLY liked Mama Shelter. It has a very funky hostel vibe about it, so we were surprised when we saw people of all different ages checking in with us! The hotel is about a 15 min walk to the main port. But to be honest, it...

1Thank njchristiansen
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 October 2013

This is a concept hotel whose design aesthetic is a bit bohemian chic with state of the art technology/wired services in the rooms. It is about 20 minutes walk outside the tourist areas of the Vieux Port in a residential area of Marseille. There are ample restaurants and cafes in the vicinity though. The hotel restaurant/bar was hopping each of...

1Thank David C

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Cuisines: Mediterranean, French, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
So much more than a place to sleep, Mama Shelter Marseille is the heart of life, a place where people gather around a shared meal, a live band, unpredictable encounters. 127 Sensual and elegant rooms equipped with Apple iMacs 27" (TV, Internet, CD/DVD Player, IChat, Photobooth, Videobooth) and 5 Star bedding (Duvet 100% Satin Coton Sheets). Rooms similar to those at MAMA PARIS, but drawing on a new energy through the colors of the Mediterranean. Cool in the summer, they are also warm during rare cold snaps. It is situated only 25km from Marseille Provence airport and is only 10 minutes from the train station Gare Saint Charles by taxi. Take a break in Mama Shelter Marseille and enjoy: Live Concerts, Shows, DJs, Tennis Table... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama Shelter Marseille

Address: 64 rue de la Loubiere, 13006 Marseille, France
Region: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille
Price Range: $99 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Shelter Marseille 2*
Number of rooms: 127
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Marseille
#5 Romantic Hotel in Marseille
#6 Business Hotel in Marseille
#6 Family Hotel in Marseille
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“Very clean and comfortable rooms.Good restaurant and bar. All photos and the description of the rooms on the website are true . ”
 of 5 bubbles 174olenap, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“i would book next time room to the court, if existing.”
 of 5 bubbles adischaub, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“We made good use of the microwave and were on a high floor - the hotel has a very popular bar open to non residents so if you want quiet go for a higher floor. We did not hear a sound. Oh, and you must view the photos and videos that people made in the rooms on supplied Apple Mac - so amusing and creative:) ”
 of 5 bubbles MarkyMarko, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you want to party get a room on the lower floors- otherwise get a room at the top and enjoy the view and the calm!”
 of 5 bubbles BruceofParis, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Hard to know what to advise: our room was on the third floor, looking out onto the street. A bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles garryDC, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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