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Kiel, Germany
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

out of all hostels I stayed in the world this one was really the best! strange how a place and the people that are there can change your entire travel plans... I stayed in the hostel with 5 of my best friends we all stayed 1 night longer than planed but when we wanted to go to a different city... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

This is honestly the best hostel in Essaouira. I am serious. Before finding this place I walked around to check out almost all of the hostels in the medina but this one attracted me more. Why? Because it was genuine. The guys who work here are real guys who want you to stay at their hostel and share their experiences... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It was not really clean, sheets and sofas were dirty and facilities were quite damaged , some beds were not in proper condtion etc... The location was good , inside of medina. It is a bit hard to find it.

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

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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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

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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Placerville, California
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

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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Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

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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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

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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Reviewed 1 March 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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Reviewed 1 December 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mix of modern and traditional design, Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel is located in the centre of Essaouira and only one kilometre from the beach. It has a 24-hour bar and free Wi-Fi. Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel offers both private rooms and dormitories. The private rooms are equipped with a TV with DVD player. The bathrooms are shared and there is one on each floor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel

Address: 17 Rue Laghrissi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $14 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“it's in the best are of the Medina in my opinion. Very quiet but 3 minutes walking fron the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles junpounico, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't forget to visit the rooftop!”
 of 5 bubbles 932arjenv, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“really loveley rooms they will show you around i stayed in Jimmy hendriks :)”
 of 5 bubbles 815laurensv, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“They basically show you the rooms and let you choose. And if they don't, just ask...”
 of 5 bubbles DidiMorton, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“don t go there.”
 of 5 bubbles MejorVIAJAR2010, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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