Best Hostels and Riads in Essaouira, Morocco

Best Hostels and Riads in Essaouira, Morocco
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Essaouira is a popular tourist destination in Morocco because of it's nice beaches, good surfing, and ancient walled medina. There are several great hostels around. Many hostels offer various tours of the area and some also offer surfing trips and lessons. Essaouira has a laid back atmosphere that is a nice place to chill out for a few days. There are some great restaurants around, a good market, and some interesting historic sights. Whether you're interested in water sports or exploring the town, it has a lot to offer visitors.
How much do hostels in Essaouira cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Essaouira here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $9.10
Private Room from $13.27
Overall Rating: 92%
Derb Lebbana, 34, Essaouira
Atlantic Hostel is located in a historic family home that is in the heart of the Essaouira Medina. It's very close to Bab Doukala and sits on a quiet street near some of the town's best shopping and restaurants. It's also about a five minute walk to several good markets. The Port and Beach Skalas are about a ten minute walk away.

The hostel has the standard amenities available. Breakfast is available for an additional fee. There are also security lockers and free internet available. There's a nice terrace that offers a great view and looks out over the entire medina and guests have access to a shared kitchen as well as a common area where they can listen to music or chat with other travelers.

The staff are helpful and can organize any number of tours for you. Surfing trips are a popular option as well.

Private rooms are either twins, doubles, or triples. Dorms sleep five, six, eight, ten, twelve, or fourteen people.


Private Room from $24.59
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
10, Rue Sidi Magdoul Ancienne medina, Essaouira
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a common room. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and a restaurant. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, 24 hour reception, and towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $17.57
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
23, Rue Touahen, Essaouira, Essaouira
This terrific guesthouse offers friendly service and bicycle hire. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and a restaurant. Luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $20.92
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
4 rue mohammed diuri, Essaouira
This terrific guesthouse offers friendly service, a bar, and bicycle hire. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and a restaurant. Laundry facilities, luggage storage, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $13.34
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Rue Abdessalam El Abbadi, Mellah El Qadim Abibou, Essaouira
You'll love this guesthouse because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and bicycle hire. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $9.51
Private Room from $21.13
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
4 Rue Malek Ben Morahhal, Essaouira
Hotel Riad Dar El Qdima is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $6.82
Private Room from $8.53
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 99%
Etage 2 N 48 DR Diabat, Essaouira
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service. Wi-fi, luggage storage, and parking are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $22.73
Private Room from $18.76
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
26 bis Rue Skala, Essaouira
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, housekeeping, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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