Accommodation for CNRS Researchers at La Girelle

Accommodation for CNRS Researchers at La Girelle

The CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) is one of France’s most prestigious research institutions. For researchers visiting Marseille, finding suitable accommodation is essential. La Girelle Small Hostel is perfectly located to offer researchers a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Discover why La Girelle is the ideal choice for your stay in Marseille.

An Ideal Location for CNRS Researchers

Located in the heart of Marseille, La Girelle is close to the main CNRS research centers. Whether you are visiting for a conference, a research project, or a collaboration, our hostel provides easy and quick access to CNRS sites. Additionally, our central location allows you to fully enjoy the cultural attractions and amenities of the city.

Comfort and Convenience at La Girelle

At La Girelle, we understand the specific needs of researchers and academics. That’s why we offer a range of services and amenities to ensure a stress-free stay:

  • Well-Equipped Rooms: Enjoy comfortable rooms with all the necessary amenities to relax after a busy day.
  • Work Spaces: Use our quiet common areas to prepare presentations, write reports, or collaborate with other researchers.
  • High-Speed WiFi: Access fast and reliable Internet for your research and professional communications.
  • Shared Kitchen: Prepare your meals in our fully equipped kitchen, ideal for short or long stays.

Explore Marseille During Your Stay

Marseille is a vibrant city offering many activities for your leisure time. Here are some suggestions to enjoy your free time:

  • The Calanques: Explore the stunning landscapes and hiking trails of this unique national park.
  • The Old Port: Stroll through Marseille’s historic port and enjoy local specialties at nearby restaurants.
  • Notre-Dame de la Garde: Visit this iconic basilica and enjoy a panoramic view of the entire city.
  • Le Panier: Wander through this historic neighborhood with picturesque streets, artisan shops, and street art.

Getting to La Girelle

Reaching La Girelle is simple, whether you arrive by car, bike, foot, or public transport. Here’s how to find us:

By Car

From the main CNRS research centers, take Boulevard Michelet south and follow signs for Mazargues. Turn onto Boulevard de la Concorde and then onto Rue Emile Zola. Finally, turn left onto Rue Théophile Boudier. Parking is available nearby.

By Bike

Marseille is equipped with many bike lanes. You can bike to La Girelle from the research centers and enjoy secure bike parking near the hostel.

On Foot or by Public Transport

Bus and metro lines connect the main CNRS research centers to La Girelle. Take bus 21 or 22 from the nearest stop and get off at the ‘Obelisque’ or ‘Robespierre’ stop. Then follow the walking directions to La Girelle.


For CNRS researchers and visitors, La Girelle offers ideally located, comfortable, and welcoming accommodation. Enjoy an environment conducive to the success of your scientific projects while discovering the riches of Marseille. Book your stay today and make La Girelle your home base in Marseille.

For more information on our accommodations or to book your stay at La Girelle, contact us.