HI Rennes, a youth hostel in the heart of the capital of Brittany

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Welcome to HI Rennes youth hostel. Located on the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin, in an old building, enjoy an authentic setting for your stay in the heart of the capital of Brittany. From your hostel in Rennes, watch the barges pass through the lock on the canal and relax in the large garden before exploring the lively areas of the city center within walking distance. Enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of Rennes in a human-sized city in France where life is good.

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Friendly and comfortable rooms

The youth hostel has 38 rooms for a total of 104 places. Don't expect to find big and noisy dormitories, but rather spaces on a human scale:

  • Rooms with 1 or 2 beds for a solo or couple vacation in Rennes;
  • Spaces with 3, 4 or 5 beds to accommodate your group of friends or book a place in a shared room conducive to new encounters.

In addition to your room, enjoy breakfast and access to an independent kitchen to eat. Take a break after your day of sightseeing in Rennes in one of the friendly spaces: relaxation area, TV room or large outdoor garden.

For those who choose to explore Brittany by bike, a bicycle garage is at your disposal.

An exceptional environment

Your youth hostel in Rennes benefits from a privileged setting: 

  • Nature nearby with a large public garden, as well as an ideal location on the edge of the canal, close to the Parc des Tanneurs;

The city center, the Place Sainte-Anne metro station and all amenities within walking distance: shops, bars, restaurants.

What to do around the youth hostel in Rennes? >

Discover the history of the Breton capital

Rennes is a city with a rich history and full of sights to explore. Don't miss :

  • Stroll through the historic center to admire the lovely half-timbered houses and mansions;
  • Visit the interior of St. Peter's Cathedral, the historic coronation site of the Dukes and Duchesses of Brittany. Admire in particular the stained glass windows and the majestic organs;
  • Discover the mordern doors. Remnants of the city walls of Rennes, they are nicknamed the "royal gates" in memory of the entry into the city of the Dukes and Duchesses of Brittany on their way to their enthronement;
  • Visit the Museum of Brittany to learn more about the history of Rennes and Brittany since prehistoric times

Enjoy the lively atmosphere of Rennes

In addition to its rich history, Rennes seduces its visitors with its lively life in a city that has kept its authenticity and its human size. To discover life as a Rennais, plan a time during your stay to :

  • Do your shopping on the market of the Place des Lices. Take advantage of your visit to the 2nd largest market in France to taste the famous "galette saucisse" and listen to the music groups that liven up the square during the summer season.
  • Take a walk in the Thabor Park, the Central Park of Rennes. Botanical gardens, ponds and waterfalls await you on more than 10 hectares of greenery;
  • Attend a lyric opera or rehearsals open to the public in the smallest opera house in France;

Spend a wild evening in rue Saint-Michel, better known as rue de la Soif. Musical animations and café-concerts await you.

How about a stay at this youth hostel in Rennes? Book your getaway with HI France hostel and explore the capital of Brittany!