Hotels in Marseille near Stade Vélodrome Football Stadium

Cheap Hotel or B&B near Olympique de Marseille football ground - Euro 2016

Stade Vélodrome

Hotels near Marseille football stadium, many within easy reach.

If you are planning to visit Marseille to catch a L'OM game - or any one of the number of other sports, concerts, or events that take place at the Stade Vélodrome - it is important that you a find nice, cheap accommodation within the area. Fortunately for you there are plenty of hotels, b&b's and apartments to choose from.

Olympique de Marseille is a football team based at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille France. The club plays in the French Ligue 1. Recently renovation works has prepared the stadium for the Euro 2016 European Football tournament.

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There is a large choice of great value hotels, b&b's, motels, cheaper hostels and self catering apartments within close distance of the football ground. Accommodation located south of the city centre within walking distance, hotels right in the heart of the city or places to stay around the Vieux Port, harbour, seafront and beaches.

A quick search online for cheap hotels in the Stade Velodrome area of Marseille will provide you with dozens of options. Whether you want to stay in a cheap hotel, a cosy bed and breakfast or a fancy apartment with kitchen, you are sure to find a great place to rest your head after a long day of cheering on your favorite club!

Look for the best accommodation for your visit to the city to catch a football match, be sure to save your money and stay at one of the many cheap hotels within easy reach of the ground.

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Stade Vélodrome Football Ground

Stade de Velodrome Football Stadium is the home place for the matches of OM since 1937. The previous stadium of the club was called Stade de l’Huveaune. Stade Vélodrome officially opened on the 13th of June 1937 with a friendly match between Olympique de Marseille and Torino.

For the 1998 World Cup, the stadium was completely renovated and its capacity was increased from 42000 to 60000 places. The four platforms names are from sportsmen (the road runner Jean Bouin, the cyclist Victor Ganay), a historical figure of the 1720 plague (Southern Turn Roze Knight), but also of one charismatic fan who disappeared in 2000 (Northern Turn Patrice De Peretti).

The seating capacity of the stadium is increased for the UEFA Euro 2016. Currently it can hold 67,000 spectators. The renovation included the complete or partial reconstruction of the two principal stand tribunes, minor works on the stands at both ends, and the construction of a wave shaped roof that will cover the complete stadium.

Work was finished in September 2014. The new project has changed the face of the neighbourhood. It includes a shopping centre, hotel, living space, office space and a sports clinic.

Olympique de Marseille Football Club

Stade Vélodrome Football Ground

Club -- Olympique de Marseille

Club Colours -- Blue and White

Nicknames -- Les Phocéens, L'OM

Football Ligue -- Ligue 1

Stadium -- Stade Vélodrome

Capacity -- 67,000 (pre-renovation capacity), 42,000 (current capacity because of renovations)

Opened -- 1937, renovations 1984, 1997-1998, 2014

Address -- 3 Boulevard Michelet, 13008 Marseille, France

Location of Stade Velodrome Stadium : the football ground is situated in the south of Marseille France. The city center is 3.5km away from the ground.

Nearest train station : the main railway station of the city is Marseille St. Charles, a short walk away from the Canebière and the Old Port. Marseille has TGV lines to Paris (3 hours) and Lyon (1 hour 45), Gare de Nice Ville (2 hours) and to Brussels Midi (5 hours).

By Public Transportation : The football ground can easily be reached by public transportation.

By Metro : take subway Line 2 to Rond-Point du Prado or Sainte Marguerite Dromel station from any of the stops in the city centre (e.g. Jules Guesde, Saint-Charles or Noailles).

get of at Rond-Point du Prado for Southern Turn and Jean Bouin Tribune. Stop at Ste Marguerite Dromel if you want go in Northern Turn De Peretti and Tribune Ganay.

By Bus : bus 83 takes you from the city centre to the football stadium.

Air Connections : Nearest Airport is Aeroport de Marseille Provence ( 30 km ) .

Relevant internet information

-- www.om.net : official club website

-- Tourism Marseille