Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Lille, France. You can choose from 2 Lille hostels. In total, there are 6 cheap places to stay in Lille such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $21 for a dorm.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Lille. To help you make friends with Lille before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Lille -- with its quaint pedestrian shopping center, plethora of things to do during the day, and a great nightlife to boot -- is definitely worth a stop for a few days at most. It has a small-city feel with plenty to do and is a terrific stopover on the way to Belgium. The city is small enough to get around on foot with little difficulty; if walking isn't for you, they have a small metro and terrific bus system. There is a considerable amount of shopping available on pedestrian streets -- the streets are buzzing with locals. If you are looking for something free to do, the zoo is pretty great -- it has everything from zebras and pandas to a reptile house. The old part of town has a lot of character, with small boutiques and cafes. The pubs are very reasonably priced and there are plenty of discos as well.
There isn't much in the way of hostels in Lille -- what exists is about a fifteen-minute walk from the train station; it's out of the center of town a bit but that's ok, because the town isn't too big.
Beware that while Lille has some homeless beggars, which can detract from the vibe of the city, it is still worth a visit, especially if you are looking for a more genuine French experience -- it is not too touristy. With plenty to do at reasonable prices, Lille is a great place for someone looking to try great French cuisine and enjoy a city with character.
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Lille. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Lille. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
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