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17 Rue Laghrissi, 44000 Essaouira, Morocco – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 132 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel.
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BBQ Facilities, Terrace, Sun Deck
Fishing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Hiking, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Sauna, Massage, Turkish/Steam Bath, Bicycle Rental, Library, Evening Entertainment
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room
Room Service, Grocery Deliveries, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Private Check-in/Check-out, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Ironing Service, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Designated Smoking Area
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Good and friendly people. Thanks
The location is good in the medina and it probably is a good place to meet other travellers
Too cold by winter, no warm rooms, moody manager getting pissed if people are up before 9, when the breakfast should start, although one day it wasn`t ready before 10.10. Not a good place to visit with children. You should probably be the kind of people who likes to stay up late and sleep long into the morning. All too expensive for the comfort you get.
One of the greatest things about this place is the Internet connection, probably the best in Morocco. The hostel is clean and the staff is great, Magique is a really cool guy. There are plenty of places where you can unwind, such as the roof terrace or the downstairs lounge.
staffs are very friendly and kind. They helped me everything even I didn't ask it.
The owner of the hostel is awesome! He helps you with directions and gives you information where to go, walks with you. Hostel serves breakfast and the rooms ar spacious and clean. Good mattresses and lokers the room. All the crew is happy to help you and they even went to the bus station to change our bustickets! Good hangout and good atmosphere, absolutely THE place to stay in Essaouira!
Magic man lived up to his name. Everyone who work here makes you feel part of the family straight away. What ever you want to do magic makes it happen!
- Very helpful and easygoing staff - Nice common areas
- The location is a bit hidden - The breakfast was amateur - Cleanliness can be better e.g. no handsoap in the toilets
Lovely lovely host. Greeted me with tea and sweet cake. Very relaxes atmosphere, didn't even ask for money till I reminded him on the second day. Very accommodating, offered to get up at 7am just to walk me to the bus stop so I could book my return ticket to Marrakesh. Made fresh delicious breakfast just for me as I was up at least an hour before everyone else. Absolutely loved the place. Small, clean, cozy.
If you are bothered by smoke - it's an open concept place. Smoke travels. Make sure you book the very top floor (private rooms). Same thing with noise and early bed goers - open concept, communal space is on the bottom floor and voices travel up. Really not a big deal for me - if you are staying in a hostel in a non-private room - don't expect quiet and privacy.
I really enjoyed this hotel , The staff is very nice and helpful and the food is good and worth the money. I felt at home and I strongly recommend this hostel, it's close to everything. I will definitely stay there next time . // Swidich Girl
The manager (best known as MagicMan) is an awesome guy. After 2 weeks in Marocco, he was one of the few people I felt I could completely trust. The hostel is very nice, clean and welcoming. Enjoy MagicMan's voice when he jams in the evening with guitar-like instruments.
I liked everything in the hostel. Nothing to complain.
Warming welcome and cool staff . Also it gives you a whole new experience . I will visit it again with no doubt .
- excellent and friendly staff - wi-fi everywhere (even now on the sunroof) - equipped kitchen - cleanliness - location (center of medina) - supreme customer service (we had to modify our reservartion after the deadline - no problem with that) - welcoming tea all the time :) - some good info from staff and a map of medina
Hot shower and clean rooms.
The staff is really slowly, we spent 1hour waiting the breakfast.
Very kind people. I feel like home when I arrive there. It was my fourth stay in the Youth Hostel, and it's so nice that everyone recognize me and welcome me so warmly when I arrive. What I love is the easy atmosphere. You really can relaxe.
Beautiful place, friendly staffs, clean and nice atmosphere
value, lovely helpful, cheerful staff, comfortable bed, always hot water,plenty of breakfast,i hope 2go 2gnaoua festival next year, so will use the hostel again.
Friendly helpful staff. Great location
Amazing people who run the place, amazing location. I definitely plan to come back here!!
Nothing! Everything was truly perfect.
Beautiful location, very nice staff, felt like home and will definitely come back!
Great location and stuff. Highly recommended!
Wish we had more than one night there.
The staff were so sweet - so amazing. They constantly offered tea and were very friendly and helpful e.g . Gave advice about buses and dinner. Created a relaxed atmosphere. Really enjoyed my stay! Great value for money. Highly recommend.
The toilet got blocked - perhaps they just need a sign to remind people not to flush toilet paper.
Convenient location, in the middle of the Medina, but away from busy and crowded streets. The owner is friendly and welcoming. I like that it has lockers and the owner even provides a lock if you don't have one. They also provide a key to enter the room.
There was a bad smell in our room, still bearable though.
Staff helpful, room clean, wi-fi is good and easy to find. When you arrive by Supratours.
Really nice place and amazing staff
The staff was particularly great and friendly, very helpful and a good laugh
not much really, only that I couldn't spend long enough there!
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