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Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel

Hostel | 17 Rue Laghrissi, Essaouira, Morocco 44000

76.3% Overall Rating

232 out of 265 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/10/2015)

Didi Morton thinks…

"I liked that it was clean, big and that there is a terrace where you can go on top of the roof top to watch the sunrise/sunset."

Read all Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel reviews


  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Pets allowed
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 74.48
  • Breakfast USD 2.13
  • Towel USD 1.06

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Essaouira?

Contact us directly

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In the heart of Essaouira's ancient Medina lies the Essaouira Hostel, the best place to chill and have a good time. Welcome to the hotel California! Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed

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6 Bed Dorm - Female only

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6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Superior 1 Bedroom Junior Suite (Private bathroom)

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Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

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4 person (Private bathroom)

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2 person (Private bathroom)

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About Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel

Essaouira Youth Hostel & Social Travel will be one of the most welcoming hostels you will ever stay in!

Welcome to 'Hotel California' you can check in any time, but you will never want to leave!

Designed in traditional Riad style, this is more than your average backpackers spot ! So, if you are cool, young or young at heart and you like to party, this is your place ! Essaouira hostel is the place where you can meet a lot of travelers, be communal, hang out, play music, check emails, read some books and be in the hub of the medina.

We are a relaxed establishment and you'll find theres more than expected ...all included in the price.

Essaouira Hostel will make you feel instantly relaxed and at home; the rooms are cleaned regularly and there are showers and toilets on every floor.

There is also another lounge area on the terrace and high terrace; complete with sun beds for soaking up the Essaouira rays. It is an ideal spot for a long afternoon lunch around the huge table with kitchen facilities or an evening bbq while watching the sun go down over the rooftops. The view from the high terrace is magnificent and reaches far over the town.

You can also enjoy the services available; BBQ's can be organized for you and your friends, delicious food made to order for you or even a party, surf trips, kite surf lessons, shopping trips, quad hire, fishing trips, horse and camel riding; you name it, we will help you do it! Our staff are flexible and happy to help you.

Essaouira Hostel is a laid back place to chill out and meet friends in a beautifu, unusuall building located in the heart of Essaouira's Medina; there are no silly rules or curfews. It is much more like staying in a friend’s house. The owner and manager are local and always ready to have a good time! This is a place to kick back and feel at home; it has a young vibe and whatever the majority of guests are up for, from watching DVDs, cooking up a BBQ to partying through the night; this is what goes on!

If you are up for a good time and are a chilled out individual; this place is for you.

Essaouira Hostel ; The fun place to be in the heart of the town

Accommodation Information

Internet; free of charge
FREE cable TV, DVD…!
Belly dance night!
FREE WI-FI connection!
Security lockers; deposit to be paid
Free clean real fresh sheets, blanket, pillow and towels!
Free card games, Backgammon, chess and Okey set!
Free backgammon lessons!
Kitchen to use!
Free 24 hour hot water!
Free Sport activities (Abdominal training, yoga in the terasse, jogging)
Free and travel info!
Free Movie Night

No curfew, no lockout!
Wake up service 24 Hr!
Free tours organisation in Essaouira!
Free tours night out in the hottest local bars down town!

We hope you enjoy your stay!