The results are in for the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2012.
Whether you’re planning to trek across North Africa, go backpacking in Morocco or look for a cheap place to stay in Eilat, take a look at these award-winning hostels in Africa and the Middle East.
Thanks to everyone who reviewed and rated their stay back in 2011. Without you guys, these awards would not be possible!
Awards in now and coming soon…
Best Hostels in Europe | Best Hostels in Oceania | Best Hostels in South America
Best Hostels in Asia | Best Hostels in North America
Top 3 Accommodations
1. Dar Hafsa Fes, Morocco
Voted number one hostel in Africa by our users, the family-run Dar Hafsa in Fes, Morocco occupies a sumptuous 19th-century home. With an easy-to-find, central location five minutes from Bab Boujloud, it offers four luxurious rooms (two twins, one double, one double + single bed) a delicious daily Moroccan breakfast and a roof terrace with views of Fes Medina and the Riff Mountains.
Customer praise for Dar Hafsa: “Beautiful decor, helpful and enthusiastic staff, fantastic location, superb authentic breakfast, all the facilities we needed were included.” Rachel Schofield, 03 Feb 2012
Private rooms from €17.92 | Customer rating: 99.2% | Book Now
2. Riad Khabia Marrakech, Morocco
Riad Khabia’s owners Julian and Dani get high praise from our users for their welcoming attitude, beyond-the-call-of-duty friendliness and amazing Morocco city tips. There are four rooms and two suites to choose from, a roof terrace, a courtyard pool and ornate décor throughout. There is Wi-Fi, and rooms have TVs/DVD players.
Customer praise for Riad Khabia: “By far the nicest hotel owners I’ve ever encountered, this was the finest place I’ve ever stayed in. Faultless rooms, service, and the amount of advice and information from Julian was brilliant – I would have happily stayed there permanently.” Jonathan Perry, 23 Dec 2011
Private rooms from €25 | Customer rating: 97.8% | Book Now
3. Riad Verus Fes, Morocco
Also one of our 50 best design hostels, Riad Verus in Fes is a lively hostel perfect for meeting other backpackers. There is a coffee shop, restaurant and roof terrace on site, and ensuite private rooms have air conditioning, iPod docks, flat screen TVs, fridges and private balconies.
Customer praise for Riad Verus: “Beautiful interior. The nicest hostel I have seen so far. You could tell the owner put his own excellent touch into everything.” Veronica Shaver, 14 Feb 2012
Shared rooms from €14.34 | Customer rating: 95.3% | Book Now
Best of the rest…
Click through for all the results of our HostelBookers Awards for Excellence