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Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel

17 Rue Laghrissi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Praia, Cape Verde
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hostel during the Gnawa Festival. It was good value for money. Cosy hostel with very frindly staff. They helped us with all the questions. Gave us all the info about the town upon arrival. Pro Clean rooms Friendly staff Laid back atmosphere Very central Con Wifi poor in the rooms

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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Having been to Essaouira before, I came back with no bookings and decided to check out my old riad first. It was a busy time of the year and most places were booked up, so I spoke to a friend of mine at the surf school (Explora - highly recommended and very professional) and he suggested Essaouira youth hostel. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A really convenient spot in the Medina. We purchased fish at the harbour which Magic's sister cooked for us in a massive tagine for around €3, it fed five people. Magic sorted us out with everything we needed and was a helpful host. Would definitely recommend this place if you're interested in socialising and a cheap bed.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I am a university student studying and traveling around Morocco. This past weekend I booked two nights at the Youth Hostel through airbnb.com. Upon arrival to the hostel, I immediately felt uncomfortable. Our room smelled like musk, the blankets were stained, it was very cold, there was water on the lobby floor, and the hostel staff were smoking indoors. I... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I just loved it! Staff is very welcoming, made a loooot of moroccan tea wich was really nice, and they took me out to see Essaouira. I've never seen a mentality like the one at Essaouira youth hostel; You come in, introduce yourself to the other backpackers; and you're a part of the pack! We had great evenings playing cards,... More 

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Saitama Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This Youth Hostel was clean and comfortable. You can use wi-fi at shared room on the first floor. It may be takes time to get to this hostel first as it is located in a little bit complicated area. But this hostel is also lacated in very convenient part close to sea and main street. Owner was very kind and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Fantastic hostel. I never stayed at any hostel like Essaouira youth hostel. Very clean fast Internet connection. Cheap beers. Very experienced staff everything went okey . I will come back again for sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Working for one of the best hotel company in the word, I was astonished by the easy going&hospitality of this hostel. I am really impressed!! The staff care and the experience of the owner&manager will make feeling home away from your's. As an expert of big level of hospitality, I was really glade to have this human contact in ESSAOUIRA.... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Tucked up an alleyway off the main market in Essaouira this hpstel offers cheap and friendly accomodation to backpackers. There a re a few private rooms, a bit grubby but ok, the showers are pretty clean and the roof terrace is sheltered from the Atlantic winds.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Very small room with the only micro-window in the toilet - unable to open. You watch a person sitting on toilet while lying in your bed and vice versa. The toilet ain´t flushing, there was no hot water in the sink and no cold water in the shower. Very dirty and disgusting. Dirty beds had no sheeting and the stuff... More 

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