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Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel

17 Rue Laghrissi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at this hostel for a whole week. The pace was immaculately clean- likely due to the cleaning lady who was there every single day. The beds were very comfortable, although a bit squeaky. Showers were ok, but no bog complaints. The wifi was pretty good, and the kitchen was adequate for cooking. No breakfast, but for the rate... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never usually write reviews - but now I feel I must. I said here for one night, and accidentally left my kindle. I contacted the owner, who said he had it and would sent it back to me. A week later, I received a $200 from Amazon - over 40 books had been downloaded - with titles such as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stayed for a night, but i have to say I really loved this place. It was easy to find because it shows up on our offline Ulmon map app. The directions given by the hostel were also pretty straightforward. Rooms were clean, didn't notice any bed bugs. the atmosphere was great. The way they set up the hostel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The supratour bus from marrakesh drops you off just around the "bab marrakesh" entrance to the medina . As soon as you get in the medina, just go straight and keep notice of small signages in white and blue text. "Essaouira hostel". Googling this location would be advisable as the essaouira do not have the best of street signages( worse... More 

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Praia, Cape Verde
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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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
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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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