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Hostel Waka Waka, Marrakech

Rue el Ksour | Derb Sabai, 13, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #31 of 181 Specialty lodging in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
ash_1050 London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was quite hard to find, tucked away deep in the old market section and poorly signed. The staff were friendly though there was only one main area downstairs that had wifi and a place to chill. Unfortunately with such a small area the noise from the tv clashes with the music which clashes with the conversation and makes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at waka waka for two nights, with a three day visit to the Sahara in-between. This hostel exceeded my expectations beyond belief it was by far the most comfortable and hospitable hostel I have stayed in. The manager and staff were incredible host and treated us as if we were guest in their own house with constant mint... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got back from the sahara and came to Waka Waka for two nights, and it was such a delightful stay. The staff were very friendly, the breakfast was amazing and above all it was clean. The staff are very relaxed, on point with mint tea and lovers of shisha. Couldn't have had a better time here and met so... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Fabulous hostel, with very friendly staff who really know the meaning of customer service. Quirky decor, lovely atmosphere, great food, great price, superb location, free WiFi, mint tea and shisha available all day, superb roof terrace, very clean and safe. A little hard to find initially, but friendly locals assisted us. Highly recommended.

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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This hostel is basically a party hostel, so if you are looking to meet other travelers, this hostel would be good for you. Almost everybody that checked into the hostel was friendly and sociable. I liked it, but there were some definite cons that made my stay not as enjoyable as I had hoped. The reasons I gave only 3... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I have stayed in many hostels and this place has such a great, chilled atmosphere like nowhere I've stayed before. On arrival you're given mint tea and biscuits (they give you unlimited shisha and tea- it's so lovely!) and almost at once I felt at home and relaxed. There's always music playing downstairs and everyone hangs out either there or... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

For the duration of my time spent in this hostel i felt like i was at home. Beautiful staff, hand on foot service 24 hours round the clock and unlimited shisha. Simply sublime. In 200 characters it would be impossible to describe the impact that characters i had the fortune to meet at this hostel will continue to have on... More

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Hyderabad, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Pros - AMAZING place, great staff and fun environment! Cons - No air conditioning in the rooms (too hot and unbearable in the summer) and place is hard to find. If you can get over the cons, you are in for quite an experience. One of the best hostels, hands down!!! Thank you Hussain :)

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This place had such a good atmosphere. There was always music playing in the cosy lounge and moroccon tea and sisha were for free! We were with quite a big group of students but it was never a problem. I've even slept some nights at the rooftop under the stars after long nights with other hostelguests and some of the... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I stayed at Waka Waka last week with a group of 40 people. We had so much fun staying here, as the employees are all very helpful and fun. The rooms are good, there is a nice common room where you can eat and relax and the bathrooms are fine too. The rooftop terrasse is a great place to relax... More

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Address: Rue el Ksour | Derb Sabai, 13, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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