La Girelle, a small hostel at the foot of the calanques of Marseilles!

La Girelle” is a small hostel, located in the heart of Mazargues in Marseilles. Several rooms can accommodate visitors from all over the world. This small hostel offers simple accommodation for all the backpakers and eager to explore the treasures of our beautiful Provence.


An ideal location!

Its principal axis, the boulevard Michelet allows to quickly leave the city and to join the heart of Marseilles or Cassis.
Its location allows easy access to different destinations:

  • Center of Marseilles
  • The National Park of Calanques
  • Kedge University and the Faculty of Science of Luminy
  • The Pointe Rouge
  • The Goudes
  • The Park Borely

Arrival in our small hostel!

For your comfort, a reception will be organized whatever your arrival time. The small hostel will be explained and a welcome drink will be offered!

House fisherman. Cartoon illustration of a wooden hut on stilts near the river. Drawing for gaming mobile applications.

Mazargues, a village at the gates of the city!

Village of fishermen and agriculturer during the Fifties, Mazargues knew to preserve its identity and to advance with modernity! Located in the south-east of Marseilles, on the edge of the hills, this district has plenty of assets. It cultivates its village spirit with a set of shops and café terraces, Rue Emilie Zola: the heart of Mazargues. A warm and friendly atmosphere emerges, and the incentive to stroll is facilitated thanks to its wide sidewalks.



  • Direct access to the beach in 10 min
  • Direct access to the Calanques in 10 min
  • Night buses to the city center
  • Departures of NAP tourisme every morning in the direction of Cassis at 9h20am
  • Shops 100 m from the guest house: supermarket, restaurant, tobacconist, bakery, some shops are open on Sunday mornings

Your stay in Marseille!

We will give you all the best addresses to taste the local cuisine, the market days or the nearby activities to do on foot or by bus. If you are curious to discover Marseille and the Calanques, La Girelle is your ideal accommodation! You will have the chance to discover Marseilles and the Calanques and far from the traditional tourist circuits, we will help you organize your day and we can suggest the things that you should do like going kayak, hike in the Calanques, escapade on the turquoise waters by boat, snorkling or a simple stroll on the edge of the beaches …. Whatever your interests are, Mazargues and its surroundings will dive you into an unusual and unexpected universe!