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Mama Shelter Marseille

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We stayed there for one night as we were on a roadtrip. We were asked to pay 169€ for a medium size room where parking and breakfast were not included in the price!! (parking is an extra 17 euros/day and breakfast and extra 15 euros/person) -The bathroom was very small and so badly designed that after a quick shower the...

4Thank Zac I
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We've just come back from a night at Mama Shelter in Marseille. I'd read about it in a travel magazine a while ago and wanted to give it a try. We ended up paying more for the room than I'd hoped, but they did give us a free upgrade on check-in. The hotel is near a very interesting and lively...

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Marseille, France
Reviewed 8 June 2013

The Mama Shelter is the new place to be seen in Marseilles - a trendy hotel located quite unusually in a popular downtown district, quite far from most Marseilles usual hot spots and attractions (the city is orientated to the sea and most places of interest are on the seashore and all around the Vieux-Port historical district). I guess this...

1Thank jo_cicco
Thornhill, Canada
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Not your average hotel. Clean, ikea-ish but comfy. Daringly placed mirrors with camera strategically placed allow you to use your imagination, with the complementary scooby-doo and Sylvester the cat masks! Excellent dinner had in the restaurant, which also houses a Live DJ on weekends. Lots of free movies on their streamlined Apple TV and wifi. Our suite also was equipped...

Thank steph c
Frenchs Forest, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We are in our 50 and this is a very funky hotel - we didn't feel out of place for a minute. We loved it. Polished concrete and Apple TV, very clean and comfortable. Only thing was there wasn't much around it, but if you wlk for about 15 - 20 minues you will find lots to look at. We...

Thank spj709Sydney
Reviewed 12 May 2013

From the minute we stepped inside this hotel, we could tell that it was very different to most other hotels. The lobby is small but full of interesting furniture and things to look at. The staff on reception were very helpful and welcoming. The bedroom is very different to any other hotel room I have ever seen! The walls are...

1Thank Thegirllovesyoga
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 6 May 2013

what a lovely hotel in the best place of Europeans culture capital of 2013. You can have a drink at the bar with overhead live belts , you can sit at the Mac and check your mails like in an Arabian Souk . When you wake up tell the hotel staff "Mama please clean my room" Later you can better...

1Thank britta F
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Mama Shelter provides an interesting, novel and memorable hotel experience. We got an amazing deal (49 Euros/night) and spent the weekend. The room was clean, we took full advantage of the iMac in the room with free movies, and the bed was very comfortable. The location of the hotel is good, being a 15 minute walk to Le Vieux Port....

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Bussum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Mama Shelter. The room was spacious and clean (we also very much enjoyed the free movies), the staff was superfriendly and helpful and the breakfast was delicious. I'm a little bit surprised that other reviewers mentioned that the neighbourhood is not that great. The hotel is actually located just outside the centre of Marseille...

Thank Linda B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2013

This is a great choice for a stay in Marseille, particularly for those who enjoy modern, trendy hotels. The rooms are quite modern with the concrete ceilings and walls, however it was also quite fun and quirky, with very comfy beds and a powerful shower (which did go a bit hot-cold). In response to a point on the last review,...

1Thank LichfieldMaggie

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Mama Shelter Marseille Restaurant
Mama Shelter Marseille Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, French, European
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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, parking... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama Shelter Marseille

Address: 64 rue de la Loubiere, 13006 Marseille, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille
Price Range: $104 - $201 (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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“Choose the rooms facing the inner courtyard - Much quieter.”
900ambars, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very clean and comfortable rooms.Good restaurant and bar. All photos and the description of the rooms on the website are true . ”
174olenap, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“i would book next time room to the court, if existing.”
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:) ”
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!”
BruceofParis, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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