Hostels in Rennes, France

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Get to know Rennes (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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 Rennes. To help you make friends with Rennes before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Widely renowned for its art and history, Rennes, Brittany, France, is a beautiful city that sits proudly on a hill at the meeting place of the Ille and Vilaine rivers. Since the vast majority of this city's inhabitants are students, the nightlife is vibrant! Accommodating students and tourists are many hostels in Rennes, Brittany, France, that are affordable, safe, and comfortable for individuals, families, or groups traveling together.

If you're on a holiday at Rennes in the early part of July, you will be in time to take part in the celebrations of the Festival des Tombées de la Nuit. Be one with the crowd as the streets fill with people enjoying food and drink, and restaurants open their doors wide to everyone. No festival is complete without entertainment, so watch out for some organized entertainment as well as some on-the-spot fun by merrymakers.

A must-visit spot at Rennes, Brittany, France, is the stunning Parc du Thabor, known for its natural beauty and tranquility. The flora of this park is breathtaking, with its many different roses and trees from Africa and Europe. Getting to the Parc du Thabor is fairly easy, thanks to the public transportation organized from the Republique Station. If you fancy a bit of exercise on your vacation, you can also take a walk down to the park if you're within its radius.

As with all cities in France, Rennes has bustling markets, amazing food, and lots of fun. There are clubs that host football matches during the season and festivals dot the calendar, giving everyone ample opportunity to enjoy life and be merry. If you've planned your travel during one of these festivals, book your hostel in Rennes, Brittany, France, in advance so that you're not left stranded after reaching here. There are Rennes, Brittany, France hostels ranging in prices to cater to your budget, location, and preferred amenities. All of these are well known for their good hygiene, hospitable staff, and outstanding service.

Written by local enthusiast for Rennes hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Rennes hostels Joy Barboza

FAQ about Rennes Hostels

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A hostel in Rennes costs on average $31 for a dorm. A hostel in Rennes with private rooms costs on average $95. shows all 2 Hostels in Rennes. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Les Chouettes Hostel is the best rated hostel in Rennes for female solo travellers. compares prices for 2 hostels in Rennes, France. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Rennes such as
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Your Packing List for Rennes

Your Packing List for Rennes

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Rennes Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Rennes, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$31 Average dorm price
$95 Average private room price
$30 Cheapest hostel in Rennes
Les Chouettes Hostel is the cheapest
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

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