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Hostel Waka Waka, Marrakech

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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

The hostel staff is not very friendly and inattentive. The beds are small, and since the rooms are connected to common areas, it tends to get loud. The entire place smells like smoke, so beware if you are sensitive to the smell. As another reviewer mentioned, the bathrooms are dirty and always wet from the shower. You can find other... More 

1 Thank Yitaek H
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Hostel Waka Waka for four nights and are so happy we chose this hostel. The hostel has loads of character and is a throughly enjoyable place to chill while you are exploring Marrakech. Abdelhamid and Nabil are excellent, funny entertaining, respectful hosts and are so helpful. Breakfast is always included. Definitely recommended.

Thank Nicole B
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I can only recommend this nice hostel where me and one of my friend spent 3 times 1-1 night. It has a cool atmosphere, the rooms and the bathroom are clean. At the last time they hadn't got any vacant bed but we could have slept on a couch for 4€ on the teracce .

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is an awesome little hostel. I've hosteled all over the world, and really, this little place is tops. The guys who run this place are so kind and attentive; they make the place a little refuge of home in crazy Marrakech. The place is comfortable, with lots of chill space, beautiful homey Moroccan decoration in a riad/courtyard-style place. They... More 

Thank rjps
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed a total of 4 nights in Waka Waka, and loved every minute! Beds were comfy and facilities were good, with towels given if you needed. Abdul was an incredible host, helping us with whatever we required! Would highly recommend- hostel has great social vibe and amazing rooftop area.

Thank Kat S
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stayed here for two nights and they were the worst two nights we have ever had. We've stayed in dozens of hostels across the world and this one is by far the worst. My friend got bit by bed bugs the first night and requested to switch rooms. Other people in the hostel were also bitten.... More 

1 Thank Kelly A
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Waka waka is the perfect hostel. We arrived in Marrakech and our bags had been lost and Abdul was the biggest help, he was absolutely wonderful. The rooms are cosy and colourful and warm and the hostel is located in a prime location!!! Good breakfast too!

Thank Cliffo212
Letchworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

A great place to stay if travelling to Marrakech on a budget and looking for somewhere reasonably lively. Really sociable and the hostel layout makes it easy to mix with other backpackers. Service here is great and the guys who look after the hostel couldn't be more welcoming. Big shout out to Abdul, the friendliest guy and so helpful. Location... More 

Thank Dazzyfizzle679
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Waka Waka is worth booking. They have the Nicest staff!! So friendly and helpful. Great location as its right next to the square. So good for what your paying and the breakfats isn't bad either. Highly recommend.

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Waka waka is a wonderful riad hostel in Marrakech. Very cool place, with fair price and amazing staff. The rooftop is big and spacious. We spent a good time there enjoying the sun and the conversations with guests from all around the world. The price is very fair and the breakfast is amazing. I watched in there the best magic... More 

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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: RM43 - RM66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“This is place is fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Martijnnn584, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Request a top floor room to ensure a more restful sleep”
 of 5 bubbles AmyPattison-Emms, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“room in the middle”
 of 5 bubbles yaejik, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
“It is a bit tricky to find so be prepared to pay 20dh ~ £2 to pay a pedestrian for directions”
 of 5 bubbles Jegacles, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
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