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Hostel Waka Waka, Marrakech

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first hostel of our 2 week trip through morocco and by far our favourite place we stayed. Hussein and gang were so welcoming, always giving us tea when we came back to the hostel and making a point to ask about our days. We had multiple dance parties with them and the other guests, and Hussein even...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed staying at this hostel. It's a fair price, and the staff go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable. It's very close to the main square. I wish the company itself (not necessarily the hostel) was better at communicating to people via email. However, the staff at the hostel are incredibly friendly and welcoming. I enjoyed...

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Cardiff
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stayed in a 6 bed room which was clean and comfortable. The whole atmosphere in the riad was fun but also a great place to relax away from the noise of the medina. The staff were always welcoming and made us feel at home with plenty of their mint tea on offer. A good place to go is the...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The place is ok; it's cheap, it's in the m'dina; it has everything I needed. But as my phone was quite old and slow, when I asked the reception guy to use his laptop and he said that's ok, one of his colleagues stayed right next to me most of the time and I felt kinda under pressure to leave....

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

An ok, quiet place to stay in the middle of the busy Medina in Marrakech. Close to Jama el Fnaa. Friendly and helpful staff, but young and not very professional, so making breakfast took some time and it was confusing figuring out who was in charge of what... But all in all a good option when you are on a...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Friendly staff, clean, comfortable, very central. Rooms were tidy and clean. Staff helped us plan our days and made sure we were comfortable with where were were going. Would really recommend for student groups as there was a great atmosphere there and so affordable.

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 15 January 2017

-extremely sociable hostel with lovely lounge area and rooftop area. -free breakfast which gave us a substantial start to the day (naan breads, pancake breads and butters, jams and moroccan tea or coffee). -Fantastic location in the Medina very close to the main square jaama el Fna. -Very accommodating and helpful staff. (Haitam & Om abdo) -lovely complimentary moroccan tea...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I'm currently wide awake on their couch trying to sleep after getting bitten by bed bugs. I am pretty sure that the beds are rarely changed as they reek of BO and cigarette smoke. The guys sit downstairs and chain smoke inside so if you have respiratory problems it is not the greatest place to be. Go somewhere else and...

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Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed at the Waka Waka for one week. As other reviewers have written, the facilities were not the greatest. The bathrooms were always wet from the showers, and did not appear very clean. The sink in the bathroom on the second floor was flooded 5 out of 7 days. The rooms were fine, however, very dark, so I recommend...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

On arrival to the hostel, my boyfriend and I had been completely drenched by rain and we're freezing cold! We were welcomed in like old friends and made to feel so at home instantly. Hot tea soon arrived and delicious cake, the guy could obviously tell we needed cheering up! My bag was carried upstairs for me into a spacious...

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Additional Information about Hostel Waka Waka, Marrakech

Address: Rue el Ksour | Derb Sabai, 13, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $13 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“It is slightly quieter on the second floor”
bossyboots40, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are quieter.”
odal2014, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This is place is fantastic”
akabox, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We took the 6 bed dorm but we slept with a total of 3. In the 12 bed dorm it would be with a total of 5 so you might choose that one.”
Martijnnn584, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Request a top floor room to ensure a more restful sleep”
AmyPattison-Emms, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
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