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Rome, Italy
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

I booked this place bee last minute. Daniel Gilius from Scotland ,et us at the bus stop and took myself and Irish friends to his hostel. Only one bed was available so he called around and got a place for the girls who eventually came back here because they loved this place so much. The cleaning lady is amazing she... More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2015

We found this place by accident after getting a hotel in Marrakesh and organizing day trips. The Hostel owner called me the day before to go over logistics since we had a 2.5 hour drive to them she wanted to personally make sure we got there ok (which really put our minds at ease) once there we had such a... More 

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Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at surf and chill. It's very clean, tidy and comfortable. The hospitality is outstanding- they helped us hire a car which we wouldn't have done otherwise. They also showed us the best tagine we've had in morocco! Would highly recommend- thanks Ryan, Cathrine, Aiesha and Simo for a great time :)

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Thank Bronte L
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Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Very nice place with lovely people.super central location at wonderfull medina.easy to find with the map of medina.very clean and proper hostel.super friendly service and awesome food is also available.

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Thank Ottomans G
Agadir, Morocco
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

I spent a week in Essaouira and stayed here, and it's safe to say it really made my trip. The location of the hostel is great, inside the medina and near the main gate of Bab Marrakech made it really convenient for exploring. The rooms and facilities are clean and the beds very comfortable with clean fresh sheets (a real... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We went to Essaouira to get away from Marrakech for a few days. We met some people in the street and they told us about this hostel. Good place to stay and they also offered cheap surf lessons, which we took. A really good experience over all!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Although the rooms are basic and the showers didn't always have hot water it is without a doubt one of the more fun hostels I have ever stayed at. A small place with friendly, very chilled out staff and a relaxed atmosphere. It's the perfect place if you want to meet other travelers, there are a lot of surfers staying... More 

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Thank Whereissanne
Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

during my one month traveling through morocco i met the nicest people here. the people that work here are truly amazing and great. so kind. you will be welcomed with open arms here. besides that the place is absolutely great and also beautiful. i have really nothing bad to say about it. xx charles and lisa

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014

The Surf and Chill hostel is located deep in the Essaouira's medina (old town) with shops, beach, city's port and restaurants "at arm's length". The neighbourhood is quiet and clean. The hostel staff are very friendly, reliable and responsive people, especially Wadie, a friend of the hostel's owner. There are 2 shared bathroom areas which are clean and comfortable. The... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 December 2013

Really lovely staff that made us feel at home, they went out of their way to do everything for us. Si drove us out to see sun set views and gave us a tour of the town. Its a lovely place to stay if your on a budget and they really make you feel welcome. By far the best part... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf and Chill Hostel offers clean, comfortable accommodation in the medina of Essaouira. Free wifi, healthy breakfast and bath towels provided for all guests. Surf trips, lessons, equipment hire and guiding available as well as evening yoga sessions. Fantastic staff available to advise on surf conditions and where to find the best breaks. Free tea and coffee making facilities as well as hairdryers available on request. Roof terrace with stunning views over Essaouira. Surf and Chill Hostel is located just a short walk from the beach and many of Essaouira's best cafes, restaurants and bars. It is the perfect place to surf or just Chill! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf & Chill Hostel

Address: 16 Rue Algerie (Bab Marrakech), Old Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco (Formerly Surf & Chill Camp)
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: RM45 - RM103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“best hostel for surfing in Essaouira.”
 of 5 bubbles yvettep168, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The closer you are to the ground floor/ lounge, the better the wifi signal is.”
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 of 5 bubbles Tily_Travels, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The private room by the terrace is the nicest”
 of 5 bubbles feardoire, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Top floor off the terrace has the best bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles amyt799, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are quieter because the communal area is downstairs right in front of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Whereissanne, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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