23 BEST Hostels in Marrakech (2019 • Insider Guide!)

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The walled city of Marrakech is packed with history, architecture, food, and a ton of people! Love it or hate it, if you are venturing to Morocco, Marrakech is likely on your itinerary.

While the sights in Marrakesh are truly stunning, it’s a crazy city, and it’s highly recommended to arrive in Marrakech with a hostel already booked.

Which is exactly why we wrote this list of the best hostels in Marrakech!

Simply put – Marrakech is crazy. To give yourself an advantage and really enjoy your time, it’s best to have your accommodation booked ahead of time.

With the help of this guide, you’ll know exactly what the best hostels in Marrakech are, and which one fits your travel style.

This is because we…

  1. Only take the highest reviewed hostels in Marrakech
  2. We THEN organize the best hostels in Marrakech by different travel needs.

So whatever you are traveling to Marrakech for, this ultimate list of the best hostels in Marrakech will help you find the one that is perfect for you and your travel needs.

 

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Best Hostels in Marrakech

Morocco is one of the most fascinating backpacker destinations. Our guide to the best hostels in Marrakech is designed to help you find a hostel, and quickly!

 

The 23 Best Hostels in Marrakech

Overall Best Hostel in Marrakech – Backpackers Grapevine

Backpackers Grapevine Best Hostel in Marrakech

Authentic vibe, great location and solid prices make Backpackers Grapevine our pick for one of the best hostels in Marrakech

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– Laundry Facilities
– Late Check-Out

The overall best hostel in Marrakech is Backpackers Grapevine. With authentic Moroccan design throughout the hostel Backpackers Grapevine is the best hostel in Marrakech in 2019, especially for lovers of rustic Arabian charm.  Located just a 2-minute stroll from Jemaa el Fna Backpackers Grapevine puts you at the beating heart of Marrakech. There is plenty of space at Grapevine to meet and mingle with your hostel buddies. Their rooftop terrace is a popular hangout and the perfect place to work on your tan. If you can hack the heat that is! If you want a legit desert experience, be sure to book your tours with these guys! FYI, there’s a free breakfast. Total bonus!

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Love. Life. Hostel

Love.Life.Hostel hostel Marrakech

Love.Life.Hostel’s reviews are stellar, making it one of the best hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Self Catering Facilities
– Tours & Travel Desk

Love.Life.Hostel is the best hostel in Marrakech in terms of customer satisfaction. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is about this place but you instantly fall head over heels in love with the energy and atmosphere and get totally wrapped up in the magic of Marrakech. Just roll with it! Colourful, homely and ever so welcoming, Love.Life.Hostel is the perfect place for travellers who want to soak up all the Marrakech vibes without having to stray too far from the hostel. Lying 5-minutes away on foot from D’Jeema el Fna and surrounded by markets galore Love.Life.Hostel is a highly recommended hostel in Marrakech that will totally steal your heart!

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Best Party Hostel in Marrakech – Kaktus Hostel

Kaktus Hostel Best Party Hostel in Marrakech

Great location. Cheap prices. Party vibes. Kaktus Hostel is the best party hostel in Marrakech

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Kaktus Hostel is the best party hostel in Marrakech. The brainchild of two young Moroccans Kaktus is a modern and laid back Marrakech backpackers hostel. With their own hostel bar on the roof, things can get pretty lively around here! Attracting a cool crowd of fun-loving, open-hearted and chilled out travellers Kaktus Hostel has just the right amount of party feels. Just 100m from Jamaa El Fnaa Square Kaktus Hostel places you right at the heart of the action in the Moroccan capital. As the best hostel in Marrakech for a party Kaktus has no curfew, the bar is open late and there’s a spot on the rooftop party terrace for everyone!

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Riad Dia

Ria Dia Best Hostels in Marrakech

More of a laid back party vibe, Ria Dia is another one of the best party hostels in Marrakech

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Parties come in all shapes and sizes and parties at Riad Dia are the laid back, few beers and tunes kinda parties. Chilling out in the Riad Dia pool with a cheeky bevvy is a great way to start an evening that rolls out into town as it progresses. Of an evening whip off your comfy traveller’s shoes and dip your feet in the Riad Dia pool and get to know your hostel buddies and make plans to explore everything from the Atlas Mountains to the mystics souks of Marrakech. Isham and Jonas are top hosts and know how to keep everyone happy, the hostel super clean and those laid-back party vibes flowing free.

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Best Hostel for Solo Travellers in Marrakech – Riad Jennah Rouge

Riad Jennah Rouge Best Hostels for Solo Traveller in Marrakech

Plenty of travelers passing through the common area, Riad Jennah Rouge is a great hostel in Marrakech for solo travelers

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– Free Breakfast
– Self Catering Facilities
– Tours & Travel Desk

Riad Jennah Rouge is the best hostel for solo travellers in Marrakech in 2019. Opulent but not overwhelming, Jennah Rouge gives solo backpackers the chance to stay in an authentic Moccoroan Riad with plenty of other like-minded travellers. Flashpacker vibes with a backpacker price. #Winning! The dorms are colourful and cosy with really comfortable beds. If you’re keen to find a new crew head out to the shisha annexe and introduce yourself. The crew here are super welcoming of newbies and will love to have you on board!

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Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge

Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge Best Hostels in Marrakech

A great bar and well reviewed ambiance, Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge is one of the best hostels in Marrakech for solo travelers

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– Bar-Cafe
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Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge is a top hostel in Marrakech for solo travellers, especially for those who like to max out on opportunities to meet new nomadic folk. As one of the larger hostels in Marrakech HRMR is a buzzing and vibrant backpackers, always filled with a welcoming crowd. There are no excuses to be glued to your phone at HRMR as there are so many interesting and open-minded people to meet here! The bar is a great place to hang out and can get pretty lively at times! The hospitality at HRMR is unbelievable, you need it, they can make it happen! With dorms and private rooms, solo travellers have the pick of the bunch!

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Best Cheap Hostel in Marrakech – Hostel Waka Waka

Hostel Waka Waka Marrakech Best Cheap Hostel in Marrakech

Cheap, but with free breakfast, free WiFi and free city maps! Hostel Waka Waka Marrakech is one of the best cheap hostels in Marrakech

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Waka Waka is the best cheap hostel in Marrakech without a doubt. With dirt cheap dorm rates, a free breakfast, free WiFi, use of a community kitchen and free city maps, Waka Waka is a cracking youth hostel in Marrakech. A little worn around the edges, there is no short supply of authenticity and charm at Waka Waka. If you’re on a shoestring budget you’ll defo start contemplating if you can just live at Waka Waka forever and live happily ever after surrounded by markets, trinkets and plenty of tea. There are heaps of common areas to hang out in (great for yoga!) and the dorms are bright and spacious.

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Dream Kasbah

Dream Kasbah Best Hostels in Marrakech

A rooftop terrace, bar, free breakfast and plenty of others makes Dream Kasbah one of the best budget/cheap hostels in Marrakech

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The best budget hostel in Marrakech is Dream Kasbah. As a highly recommended hostel in Marrakech, Dream Kasbah offers guests outstanding value for money, a true home from home and heaps of fun too. Whether you choose to hang out in the cosy dorm rooms with your bunk buddy or hit up the rooftop terrace to share a shisha or two Dream Kasbah is a top hostel in Marrakech for sure. The whole design of Dream Kasbah is pretty cool; using as much recycled, reused and upcycled stuff as they could the Dream Kasbah team have made a cheap and eco-conscious backpackers hostel.

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Best Hostel for Couples in Marrakech – Riad Atlas

Riad Atlas Marrakech Best Hostel for Couples in Marrakech

Big private rooms and two pools, Riad Atlas Marrakech is a top hostel for all travelers (especially couples!)

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– Free Breakfast
– Indoor & Outdoor Pool
– Bar-Restaurant

The best hostel for couples in Marrakech is the totally romantic Riad Atlas. Whether you and your lover want a bit of together time in Marrakech or whether you’re keen to meet new people together Riad Atlas can offer you it all. Riad Atlas is the coolest hostel in Marrakech as they have not one but two pools! Admittedly the indoor pool is more of a massive foot spa but its the perfect way to soothe your aching toes after a long day walking through the souks. Their private rooms are to die for and well worth splashing out on for a night or two!

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Riad Layla Rouge

Riad Layla Rouge Best Hostels in Marrakech

Riad Layla Rouge is another top hostel in Marrakech and a solid choice for traveling couples

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– Free Breakfast
– Bar-Cafe/Restaurant
– Self Catering Facilities

Riad Layla Rouge is a wonderful Marrakech backpackers hostel for travelling couples. Offering you the opportunity to retreat when you wish but with the option of socialising to your heart’s content, Layla Rouge is on the money. Their private ensuite rooms are super homely and even come with air conditioning for the hot midday and beautiful blankets for the chilly evenings. Their rooftop terrace is a gorgeous hang out spot and has great views over Marrakech. Each room has iPod speakers so you and bae can get your groove on in Marrakech.

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Best Hostel for Digital Nomads in Marrakech – Rodamon Riad Marrakech Hostel

Rodamon Riad Best Hostels for Digital Nomads in Marrakech

At the minimum, Digital Nomads need WiFi and workspace – which Rodamon Riad has! A top hostel for all travelers

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– Free Breakfast
– Bar-Cafe
– Swimming Pool

Modern and minimalist Rodamon Riad is the best hostel in Marrakech for digital nomads. With their own hostel cafe, cosy common areas and a calming poolside hang out, Rodamon Riad is ideal for digital nomads seeking a calm and inspiring environment to work in. Once the laptop is closed for the day you’ve gotta head up to the rooftop bar and treat yourself to a cocktail or two with the Rodamon crew! Each dorm bed comes with a heavenly mattress, reading light, power socket and privacy curtain. If you’re a digital nomad flashpacker who deserves the best hostel in Marrakech you better book Rodamon Riad.

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More Best Hostels in Marrakech

Earth Hostel

Earth Hostel Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Self Catering Facilities

For the eco-conscious traveller, Earth Hostel is the best hostel in Marrakech. Designed and built using upcycled and recycled materials this traditional Moroccan riad is an amazing little Marrakech backpackers hostel. Eco-conscious and shoestring budget often go hand in hand and Earth Hostel offers super cheap dorm rooms throughout the year; no worries there! With plenty of common areas to chill out in, including the hostel bar, and a self-catering kitchen too there are countless opportunities to find a new crew at Earth Hostel. The dorms are minimalistic but perfect for a relaxing and cool night’s sleep.

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The Madrassa

The Madrassa Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Bar
– Self Catering Facilities

The Madrassa is a highly recommended hostel in Marrakech that is super popular with travellers of all kinds. With classic dorms rooms for backpackers, The Madrassa is a modern and genuine traveller home in Marrakech. Using upcycled and recycled materials where possible The Madrassa has a quirky design and an on-point hostel vibe. Admittedly a little tricky to find the first time around it’s advisable to download GoogleMaps to have offline help to save you time! Only 7-minutes away from Jamaa El Fna Square The Madrassa is as central as it gets!

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Kif-Kif Marrakech

Kif Kif Marrakech Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Cafe-Restaurant
– Self Catering Facilities

Kif-Kif is a great budget hostel in Marrakech for travellers on a shoestring budget. Offering guests free WiFi, a free breakfast, use of the guest kitchen and laundry facilities too Kif-Kif is on point! A little less flashy than other youth hostels in Marrakech, Kif-Kif is charming and humble. Be sure to join with the Kif-Kif crew and share a shisha or two, what better way to soak up the culture! There is a real homely feel to Kif-Kif and you’ll totally appreciate the generous hospitality and genuine kindness of the staff here.

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Riad Massin

Riad Massin Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Tours & Travel Desk
– Luggage Storage
– Self Catering Facilities

Located near Medina, Riad Massin is a top hostel in Marrakech. Whether you’re a culture vulture who wants to be out on the town 24/7 or whether you like to hang out in your hostel after a day of explorations Riad Massin provides the perfect place to use as a base. Massin is set in a traditional Moroccan Riad so guests feel like a local for their stay for sure! The guest kitchen is ideal for travellers who wanna start experimenting with all the weird and wonderful spices you can buy at the souks surrounding Riad Massin.

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La Casa Del Sol

La Casa Del Sol Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Bar-Restaurant
– Self Catering Facilities
– Tours & Travel Desk

La Casa Del Sol is a highly recommended hostel in Marrakech that has won a tonne of awards. Super popular, much-loved and truly authentic La Casa Del Sol is a top hostel in Marrakech for solo travellers, couples, crews…everyone! Their private ensuite rooms are super romantic and really affordable. The dorms are comfy and spacious complete with air-conditioning and bed linen. If you wanna taste genuinely good traditional Moroccan food be sure to have a meal or two at the La Casa Del Sol restaurant. You’ll wanna bring their chef with you everywhere you go!

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Kammy Hostel

Kammy Hostel Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– 24-Hour Security
– Tours & Travel Desk

Kammy Hostel is a great Marrakech backpackers hostel for travellers who wanna tick off everything on their Morocco bucket list. Just a few minutes walk from the main square, Bahia Palace and the Marrakech Museum staying at Kammy Hostel means you don’t miss a beat! The Kammy crew are super helpful and always keen to share their local hints and tips with their guests. If you wanna explore further afield swing by the Kammy tours desk to see what great deals you can snap up! 

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Equity Point

Equity Point Marrakech Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Swimming Pool
– Bar-Restaurant

If you’re the flashiest of flashpackers you better check out Equity Point. This is the best hostel in Marrakech for travellers who secretly love the luxury life. The courtyard with sun loungers and swimming pool is an Instagram addict’s paradise, and actual paradise too…more importantly! Be sure to sample some of Rachida’s amazing food at the Equity Point restaurant; another touch of heaven at this beautiful Marrakech backpackers hostel. With dorm rooms and private ensuites, Equity Point is definitely worth considering if you want to splash out on a treat night or two in Marrakech!

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Amour d’auberge

Amour dauberge Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Restaurant
– Late Check-Out

Located just a few minutes from Jeema el Fna Amour d’auberge is a top hostel in Marrakech. A small, family run hostel Amour d’auberge is a great place to stay for travellers who like a quiet and calm hostel to hang out in. There is plenty of communal spaces to hang out in and meet your fellow travellers but there is more of a relaxed vibe here at Amour d’auberge than there is a party feel. The Riad courtyard is super nice, it makes for great photos and a lovely spot for lunch too. The dorms are comfortable and cosy, each bed has its own reading lamp.

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Full Moon Hostel

Full Moon Hostel Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– 24-Hour Security
– Laundry Facilities

If you’re travelling on a budget with your SO and wanna escape the dorms while in Marrakech why not check in to Full Moon Hostel. With a great selection of super affordable private rooms, Full Moon is the best budget hostel in Marrakech for travelling couples. Located in the heart of Marrakech Full Moon Hostel makes exploring the city as easy as can be. Just 5-minutes walk away from Palais Bahia, the Jewish Quarter and all the markets you could ask for, Full Moon is great for culture vultures who wanna experience a little bit of everything!

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Riad Sijane

Riad Sijane Best Hostels in Marrakech

– $$$
– Free Breakfast
– Cafe
– Late Check-Out

Riad Sijane is a quintessentially Marrakech backpackers hostel placed just 500m from the wonder that is Jamaa El Fnaa Square. Foodies will just love the Riad Sijane rooftop bar as they serve up an awesome range of super healthy and tasty AF smoothies! With just 3-dorms and 2-private rooms, Riad Sijane is an intimate and chilled out kinda hostel where you’re free to come and go as you please. Wanna hang out on the roof all day sipping smoothies, you do that buddy! Wanna get out on the town and soak up the magic of Marrakesh? The Sijane team will point you in the right direction.

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Majorelle Hostel

Majorelle Hostel Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Restaurant
– Tours & Travel Desk

Majorelle is a super welcoming and friendly youth hostel in Marrakech. Whether you’re solo traveller looking for a new crew or you and your buddies are hitting up Marrakech together you’ll all feel right at home at Majorelle Hostel. It’s just that kinda place! If you’re keen to stick to the diet plan while on the road be sure to make the most of the Majorelle guest kitchen. If a diet is the last thing on your mind then seriously fill your boots from the Majorelle restaurant menu. Moroccan food is super healthy and oh so tasty so make the most of it while you can!

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Riad La Calèche

Riad La Caleche Best Hostels in Marrakech

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– Free Breakfast
– Bar-Cafe/Restaurant
– Tours & Travel Desk

Just a 4-minute walk from El Bahia Palace Riad La Calèche is a highly recommended hostel in Marrakech, ideally located too! The Riad La Calèche team are really welcoming and lay on a free breakfast each morning of your stay. The Riad La Calèche rooftop terrace is a super relaxing spot to hang out in and take in the views of the Marrakech cityscape. The dorms are simple and bright, the beds are comfortable and have super warm blankets too. It gets pretty chilly at night in Marrakech but you’ll never be cold at Riad La Calèche! 

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Why you should travel to Marrakech

Marrakech is a wild ride, and with the help of this list of the best hostels in Marrakech, you’ll be able to set yourself up for success by booking an awesome hostel before arriving.

Nice. And. Smooth.

So which hostel are you going to book? Are you looking to party at the best party hostel in Marrakech? Or how about the best hostel for solo travelers? Whatever you pick, book it fast! These properties can fill up quickly.

And if you still can’t decide, go with Backpackers Grapevine – our number one pick for the best hostels in Marrakech 2019!

Backpackers Grapevine Best Hostel in Marrakech

 

Travel Safety Tips for Marrakech

Don’t forget to sort your travel insurance! We’ve put together a roundup of the best travel insurance for backpackers – check it out here, or if you’re low on time, get a quote from World Nomads now, our favourite travel insurance provider.

 

If you’re still concerned about safety in Morocco, then check our guide about staying safe in the country.

 

More Epic Hostels in Morocco and Africa

Hopefully by now you’ve found the perfect hostel for your upcoming trip to Marrakech.

Planning an epic trip all across Morocco or even Africa itself?

Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered!

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Over to you

By now I hope our epic guide to the best hostels in Marrakech has helped you choose the perfect hostel for your adventure!

If you think we’ve missed anything or have any further thoughts, hit us up in the comments!

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