Youth Hostel Rennes

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The Rennes youth hostel is an old traditional building located on the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin and close to the metro.

January 10 – December 16

Youth hostel available 24 hours a day

Deposit of €5 (in cash) required on arrival for the room key.

Vacation vouchers accepted
Bank cards accepted
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Rennes youth hostel is a property with the charm of old traditional buildings and bourgeois hotels. It has a large garden where it is pleasant to enjoy the first rays of the sun. It is located on the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin, opposite a lock, less than 10 minutes walk from the nearest metro station. Rennes youth hostel is also very close to the Parc des Tanneurs, a green area on the banks of the Ille River. Motivated cyclists and hikers can reach the youth hostel in Pontivy by taking the Voie Verte.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Rennes


104 beds
38 rooms
Rooms with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 beds



Available services

Internet access / Wifi / Independent kitchen / Laundry / Luggage room / Library / Relaxation area / Playground / TV room / Garden / Bike garage


Supermarket / Market: 500 m
Restaurants / Bars: 500 m

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

1 meeting room: 15 seats
1 meeting room: 60 seats


Single/double rooms for attendants and drivers
Parking for coaches

You like
  • Enjoy the sunshine in the garden.
  • Watch the barges pass the canal lock located just in front of the youth hostel.
  • Taste the delicious buckwheat pancakes and the typical Breton kouign amann.
  • Walk to the lively neighborhoods of Rennes, its bars, museums and cinemas.

the activities of the youth hostel of Rennes

Rennes is the capital of Brittany. Known for its historic city center, its town hall square, its belfry, its half-timbered houses, but also its terraces overflowing with cider and Breton cakes, it is a friendly and welcoming university town!
Many people start by booking a night at the HI Rennes youth hostel for a stopover before extending their stay to enjoy its cobbled streets, its gastronomy, its gardens, its musicians and above all its festive atmosphere, for which it is famous.

  • Adventure course in the trees
  • Hiking
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Bike
  • Gastronomy
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Nightlife: 500 m
  • Recreational facilities: 500 m
  • Cultural center: 500 m
  • Historical sites: 500 m
  • Botanical gardens: 500 m
  • Rennes Tourist Office
  • Greeters in Rennes – Visit with the inhabitants

Map & access


Direction kennedy > Stop Place Sainte-Anne (750 m)


Line 12 > Villejean University > Youth Hostel stop (100 m)


Rennes (2 km)

Access by road

Exit 13A “Beauregard” > avenue Ch.Tillon > Route de Saint-Malo and the Saint-Martin bridge.


Saint-Jacques (7 km)

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