The Best Hostels in Morocco for Backpackers, Students, and Budget Travellers

Marrakech | Fez | Chefchaouen | Essaouira | Tangier | Taghazout | Agadir

Morocco is a fascinating and diverse country in North Africa. Whether you're visiting for the unique medinas, beautiful landscape, or excellent surfing spots, Morocco will not disappoint.

Morocco is also a relatively affordable country to visit. There are many riads that are reasonably priced and let you experience traditional Moroccon accommodation. There are also hostels available in most major tourist destinations. Whether you're traveling alone or with a group of friends, a hostel can offer a fun and affordable place to stay where you can meet other travelers.

How much do hostels in Morocco cost?

Average Dorm Price $11 ($1 to $56)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $44 ($1 to $1,077)

An affordable hostel for backpackers, solo travellers, and students in Marrakech, Morocco.

Dorm Bed: $58.63
Overall Rating: 95%
Rainbow Marrakech is one of the most popular hostels in the city. If you want to stay somewhere with a more traditional hostel vibe, then this is a good option. It's conveniently located near Jemma el Fna Square and is surrounded by the city's impressive medina. This is a social place to stay, but it still offers a relaxing and relatively quiet setting.

The hostel has a wide variety of rooms available including private rooms and affordable dorms. There are common areas that have traditional decorations and the atmosphere makes it easy to meet other guests.

The hostel staff are helpful, and they even organize a variety of excursions for guests. If you want to take a cooking class, those are available as well.

If you're looking for a traditional backpacker hostel, then Rainbow Marrakech is a great option.
13 Derb Laadam Kenaria, Place Jemaa el Fna , Marrakech, Morocco,

An affordable, quiet, and safe hostel for backpackers, students, and groups in Fez, Morocco.

Dorm Bed: $12.45
Private Room: $5.66
Overall Rating: 98%
Hostel Dar Jannat is a quiet but friendly place to stay in Fez. It's conveniently located about five minutes by foot from Bab Boujiloud, or the Blue Gate. This is the main entrance to the medina. The hostel is also near many great shops and restaurants as well as any conveniences you might need such as banks or taxis.

The hostel has dorms that sleep up to six people as well as a wide variety of private rooms. There are basic, standard, and deluxe double rooms or three bed rooms for small groups.

If you're looking for somewhere affordable and comfortable to stay, then Hostel Dar Jannat is a good option.
Talaa Seghira derb ahl tadla n 89 fes medina ,maro , Fez, Morocco,

A quiet and safe hostel for backpackers and budget travellers in Chefchaouen, Morocco.

Private Room: $8.81
Overall Rating: 93%
Casa Amina is a friendly and affordable place to stay in Chefchaouen. It is in a great location right in the middle of the medina just a short walk from Plaza Uta el-Hammam. It's in a quiet area that is conveniently close to anything you might want to see or do. The hostel is clean and comfortable and it has a cozy atmosphere where it's relatively easy to meet other guests. The owner is helpful and knowledgeable of the area. There are also two rooftop terraces that look out on the surrounding area.

The hostel is small, with just four rooms. There's a room with a double bed, two rooms with a double bed and a single bed, and a room with three single beds.

If you're looking for a cozy and relaxing place to spend some time, then Casa Amina is a good option.
Derb chebli n°6, Souika , Chefchaouen, Morocco,

A quiet and safe place to stay in Essaouira, Morocco.

Private Room: $19.69
Overall Rating: 77%
Essaouira is a coastal town that appeals to budget travelers, backpackers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Dar Al Bahar, is an affordable place to stay in a quiet neighborhood near the city's medina. The building has a nice terrace where you can look out on the ocean and the city.

Dar Al Bahar is technically not a hostel, and there are no dorm rooms but there are private rooms available in a variety of sizes. Room options include twins, doubles, and three bed rooms. If you're looking for comfortable, clean, and affordable, then Dar Al Bahar is a good option.
1 rue de Touahen , Essaouira, Morocco,

A fun and affordable hostel for backpackers, students, and solo travellers in Tangier, Morocco.

Dorm Bed: $10.61
Private Room: $14.52
Overall Rating: 86%
If you want to stay in a quintessential hostel in Tangier, then Tangier Melting Pot Hostel is a popular option. Although it could use a few updates, it has a social environment where you can meet other guests. It's a good place to stay if you're just passing through Tangier for a night or two. If you're more interested in comfort and space, and less interested in the hostel experience, then a riad or bed and breakfast may be a better option for you.

This hostel does offer an impressive view of the Gibraltar Strait. It's located in a traditional Moroccan house and there's a shared kitchen, public computers, and wi-fi throughout. There's also a bar and two terraces where guests can hang out.

The hostel has dorms that sleep four, six, or eight people as well as private double rooms.
Rue de Tsouli, 3 (Medina) , Tangier, Morocco,

An affordable hostel for surfers and backpackers in Taghazout, Morocco.

Dorm Bed: $13.73
Private Room: $18.30
Overall Rating: 94%
Amayour Surf is a nice boutique hostel in Taghazout. It's conveniently located very close to the beach and it makes an ideal spot for surfers or backpackers. The hostel can help you organize any number of activities including surfing classes, cooking classes, or yoga classes.

In the morning they offer a delicious breakfast. It makes a great start to the day, whether you plan to spend time surfing or exploring the area. In the evening, you can come back to the hostel for a delicious and fun dinner. This is a great time to meet other guests.

This hostel is small and there are dorms that sleep four or five people. There are also private double rooms available. Additional amenities available through the hostel include wi-fi, a book exchange, movies, laundry, and a shared kitchen.
Amayour Surf Apartment Taghazout , Taghazout, Morocco,

An affordable hostel for solo travellers, surfers, and groups of friends near Taghazout and just outside of Agadir.

Dorm Bed: $12.56
Private Room: $12.56
Overall Rating: 90%
Surf Hostel Morocco is a good option in Taghazout. It's a short walk from the Taghazout center and the beach break of Devil's Rock. If you've come to the area to surf, then this is a good place to stay. It has a welcoming and friendly environment and is comfortable for all types of travelers, whether you're traveling alone or as part of a group. The hostel offers dinner on the rooftop terrace, and many guests enjoy hanging out up there or in the living room. The staff can also help you arrange any number of activities including surfing lessons, yoga classes, and local trips. It's possible to rent surf equipment through the hostel and the staff can offer all kinds of recommendations.

The hostel has dorms that sleep four people as well as a wide variety of private room options.
Taghazout Bay , Tamraght Agadir Morocco Taghazout Bay , Tamraght Agadir Morocco , Agadir, Morocco,

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