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Reviewed March 18, 2016

Great staff, comfortable beds, beautiful views, close to everything.
We enjoyed the shops close by and wandering the alleys of the Medina, fish market and the beach. All of the other guests were also very friendly.

  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank MbStinson
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Reviewed March 11, 2016

Staff are seriously nice, wifi, beds were good, all round great experience! Very relaxed atmosphere in the hostel would definitely return to! Nice 4 bed dooms with all amenities. Great location in the medina, coffee in the morning!

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank Alan C
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Reviewed January 6, 2016

If I were just writing a review of its staff, it would be five stars. But if I were just writing a review of the hostel sans staff, it would be one star. Surf and Chill is really saved by its awesome staff. But the staff is all-volunteer, so they cycle in and out every few weeks. (They work in exchange for free use of the hostel.) The crew when I visited was awesome, but in a few weeks there likely will be a whole other group of volunteer staffers.

The absentee owner seems uninterested in maintaining the place, as evidenced by the broken shower head in the bathroom, the wifi that was not working (and hadn't been working for a week), and the super-hard back-breaking mattresses. And the place overbooks its private rooms, leaving those who book them in a lurch upon arrival: Go to the dorm room or find another place to stay.

The staff deserves more support from the owner, and we as guests deserve more quality for our hard-earned dough.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
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Thank QuinnTheInuit
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surfchillcamp, Owner at Surf & Chill Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2016

hi from surf and chill hostel

thanks alot for ur review but we dont think that u were here in our hostel
because i am in hostel every day and our showers works very well and hot
and wifi been all the time working
and we dont know what are u talking about

so please remove this review and go look where were u staying

chick [surf and chill riad ]

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Reviewed November 26, 2015

Surf and Chill is a super nice hostel in Essaouira, perfect position so close to the Medina and the beach and just 2 min walk from Supratour bus station. Amazing staff and nice atmosphere from the breakfast all together till the nice tajine dinner in the terrace. They can organize for you daily surf trip to discover Essaoiura! And they give u all the information u need about the town. Thank u so much Hosna, Aisha, Anne, Justin, Simo & co for everything !

  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled solo
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Thank starella
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Reviewed October 30, 2015

Great hostel with the nicest staff! Super relaxed and friendly atmosphere. perfect for surfing and chilling.
The rooms get cleaned daily and beds made! Good and cosy breakfast. Occasionally the owners put on a delicious feed for the crew :)

  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled solo
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Thank courtney m
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