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  • Can I get to Fontaineblhostel without a car ?
    Yes !! Take the train to Fontainebleau/Avon (from Paris Gare de Lyon station). You'll find direct busses (number 4014) to La Chapelle La Reine directly at train station; stay on same side, don't cross under the tracks ! See also "access" page.

  • Is it possible to boulder without a car ?
    Oui, Yes !! Walking distance (35') from Fontaineblhostel to bouldering areas: Elephant, Dame Jouanne, Maunoury, Simonet... Direct bus to Buthiers areas. Shuttle service on request. Plus local garage rents a couple of cars 30€/day (100 km/60 miles included, 2024 price, Also bike rental with delivery service:

  • Do you rent crash pads ? Yes, 10 €/day

  • What are nearest bouldering areas ?
    Elephant, Dame Jouanne, Maunoury, Simonet (40' walk or 5' drive). Parkings of most areas: 15' drive or less

  • And for Orienteering in Fontainebleau ?
    Great place for Orienteering, can be very technical, a lot of orienteering maps available
    Click here to see additional info on the Orienteering subpage of this FAQ section

  • Are amenities near Fontaineblhostel ?
    All you need within walking distance (supermarket, bakery, banks/ATM's, pharmacy, post office, restaurants). Card operated laundromat at hostel. And Tuesdays, there's a small market just in front of Fontaineblhostel

  • Do you rent tents ?
    No, I but lend small tents FREE OF CHARGE, but you'd better inform me in advance ! Take your sleeping bag....

  • Is it possible to camp in Winter ?
    Yes, camping is open all year long ! Full access to (heated) common room of hostel, equipped kitchen, showers

  • Can I book online ?
    You may book through some websites, but I suggest to contact me per email: you'll get the best price, you won't have to pay deposit (except groups), you can get the kid's discount if applicable, you'll have flexible date change ! And I avoid paying a fee....

  • Is Fontaineblhostel in Fontainebleau town ?
    Well, no ! It's 12 km/7 miles from Fontainebleau, but near Fontainebleau forest (e.g. 35' walking to Elephant, Dame Jouanne, Maunoury, Simonet bouldering areas)

  • What's the check-in time ?
    Please confirm your arrival time. Standard check-in 5:00PM - 8:00PM, early or late arrivals possible on request

  • It's my very first time in Fontainebleau, what should I know ?
    Difficult question !! I suggest you send me an email, I'll try to help !

  • Are prices net ? Yes, prices are net: VAT, tourist tax and others included !

  • Do you accept camping cars ?
    Yes, but be careful, large campers can't access (max. wide: 2,50m; max. height: 2,60m); no hook-up on camping

  • Are bed linen included in dorms ? Yes, linen are included, no sleeping bag needed in hostel dorms

  • Links & friends
    Karma (climbing/bouldering gym):
    S'cape (shop):
    Prepare your bouldering sessions: and (also free app !)

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