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Surf & Chill Hostel

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed here for 9 days and it was just amazing. They arranged surf trips with everthing included (transport, rental of board and wetsuit and lunch). The hostel also serves breakfast for 2 euro's per person a day, and it's good value for your money, you'll get bread, marmelade, eggs, coffee, tea, milk and some pieces of fruit for that... More 

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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Surf & chill is a great hostel to stay when you're in Essaouira. They serve a delicious breakfast up on the roof terrace. The rooms are nice and clean and the beds have the best sheets in town!! Very friendly and helpfull staff as well. I would highly recommend this place for your stay. It's way better than the other... More 

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Thank Fieke O
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

It was amazing to stay at the surf & chill hostel! Our room was clean, it has a homey feel to it and the staff was very helpful. They helped us find the way, booked a hammam for us, showed us around and where very kind. You had the option of eating breakfast or not, so you don't have to... More 

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Thank Ruth V
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Easy to get to and close to everything. I stayed in the 4-bed dorm on the rooftop and the only negative thing I can say is that the beds were squeaky, apart from that everything was very clean and comfortable. Staff member Radouane & workawayer Carlotta were both very helpful. We paired up for dinner with the other S&C hostel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Chilled atmosphere with friendly staff. Offers all the necessary re surfing and other outdoor activities. Clean rooms with panoramic terrace for relaxing. Worth a visit. Easy access to the Souk and the Skala and Port. Very laid back and good fun.

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Thank feardoire
Essaouira, Morocco
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Great staff, comfortable beds, beautiful views, close to everything. We enjoyed the shops close by and wandering the alleys of the Medina, fish market and the beach. All of the other guests were also very friendly.

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Thank MbStinson
County Galway, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Staff are seriously nice, wifi, beds were good, all round great experience! Very relaxed atmosphere in the hostel would definitely return to! Nice 4 bed dooms with all amenities. Great location in the medina, coffee in the morning!

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Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

If I were just writing a review of its staff, it would be five stars. But if I were just writing a review of the hostel sans staff, it would be one star. Surf and Chill is really saved by its awesome staff. But the staff is all-volunteer, so they cycle in and out every few weeks. (They work in... More 

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surfchillcamp, Owner at Surf & Chill Hostel, responded to this review

hi from surf and chill hostel thanks alot for ur review but we dont think that u were here in our hostel because i am in hostel every day and our showers works very well and hot and wifi been all the time working and we dont know what are u talking about so please remove this review and go... More 

Dahab, Egypt
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

Surf and Chill is a super nice hostel in Essaouira, perfect position so close to the Medina and the beach and just 2 min walk from Supratour bus station. Amazing staff and nice atmosphere from the breakfast all together till the nice tajine dinner in the terrace. They can organize for you daily surf trip to discover Essaoiura! And they... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Great hostel with the nicest staff! Super relaxed and friendly atmosphere. perfect for surfing and chilling. The rooms get cleaned daily and beds made! Good and cosy breakfast. Occasionally the owners put on a delicious feed for the crew :)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf and Chill Hostel offers clean, comfortable accommodation in the medina of Essaouira. Free wifi, healthy breakfast and bath towels provided for all guests. Surf trips, lessons, equipment hire and guiding available as well as evening yoga sessions. Fantastic staff available to advise on surf conditions and where to find the best breaks. Free tea and coffee making facilities as well as hairdryers available on request. Roof terrace with stunning views over Essaouira. Surf and Chill Hostel is located just a short walk from the beach and many of Essaouira's best cafes, restaurants and bars. It is the perfect place to surf or just Chill! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf & Chill Hostel

Address: 16 Rue Algerie (Bab Marrakech), Old Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco (Formerly Surf & Chill Camp)
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $14 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“best hostel for surfing in Essaouira.”
 of 5 bubbles yvettep168, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The closer you are to the ground floor/ lounge, the better the wifi signal is.”
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 of 5 bubbles Tily_Travels, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The private room by the terrace is the nicest”
 of 5 bubbles feardoire, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Top floor off the terrace has the best bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles amyt799, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are quieter because the communal area is downstairs right in front of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Whereissanne, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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