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Atlantic Hostel Reviews

Derb Lebbana, 34, Essaouira, Morocco

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92%

Rating
506 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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86%

The hospitality of the staff here was beyond compare. So friendly and welcoming. Fantastic location in the medina. The dinners were amazing. 60 MAD for a 3 course meal that included the tastiest tajine and couscous I had in all of Morocco. At least 15-20 people would have the dinner each night, so it's very social. You can help cook too if you want to learn. Only downside of the hostel was the crowded dorms, and I'm not sure that the sheets were washed or changed between guests.


100%

Comunal dinner cooked by cuscus every night good value and very nice. Amazing, atmosphere. Best terrace in essaouira. Wifi is good. Beds are comfy and located in the heart if the medina.

  • 14th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Great atmosphere. Dinner offers good opportunity to experience Moroccan cuisine and meet people. And food is really excellent. Wifi connections sometimes a bit slow, but works ok.


91%

The vibe in this hostel is great! There is an amazing rooftop where everybody hangs out. The staff is very nice and you should definitely stay for dinner at the rooftop at least once!


97%

Great hostel, staff are brilliant and really funny, especially the chef 'Cous Cous' who likes tickle fights, yoga and makes amazing Moroccan food every evening for the hostel guests on the roof top chill out space. Definitely stay here!


97%

Together the position, people (especially the staff!) and the atmosphere of the place makes for a really enjoyable stay. The master chef (aka ladies man) makes a mean dinner for the whole crew too! Would stay at Atlantic again for sure!


91%

Great hostel in the heart of the medina with excellent evening meals on the best terrace in Essaouira. Thanks guys


100%

Had a fantastic time at Atlantic Hostel. The rooftop terrace is a great place to hangout and meet fellow travellers and enjoy some live music. All staff are very welcoming and friendly and make sure you have everything you need. Highly recommend! Thanks for the hospitality Atlantic Hostel!


100%

Great place with amazing views. Friendly staff and generally a great place to be while in essaouria, you could easily loose a week here. Make sure Mohammed gives you a tour of the roof!

  • 26th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Great staff and roof terrace. Very easy to socialise and meet people. Good value meals and breakfasts. Bit of a party place, don't sleep on the upper floor if you want to get a proper rest. They allowed a ongoing party till 3:30 am, which in my opinion is a bit too much, given the place is not soundproof at all. The private rooms are little more than sheds, not the best value for money.


89%

I had such a good time at Atlantic hostel! The staff are all super friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere on the rooftop is great. I would deffinetly recommend it!


100%

Absolutely loved my stay here! Such a cool chill out vibe and all of the staff are just amazing. Would recommend 10000000%. The rooms are nice and cozy, the bathrooms are okay, but what makes this hostel is their rooftop terrace - prepare to get stuck up there for a few days! Also have dinner there - Yassin makes such amazing food!


60%

Ok hostel but one tiny fridge in such a hot country with loads of beds..., impossible to refresh drinks.


100%

Arguably one of the top hostels I've been to in 20 countries. The staff always is welcoming and interacting with guests whether it's through conversation, cooking meals or playing music. The key things: 1. Easily the best hostel roof in the city, and the ambiance is always chill. You get a view of the city & multiple conversations with other travellers. 2. It's right next to the Medina, so everything is close. 3. 15 mins walk to beach. 4. Group breakfast & dinner offered each day.


97%

Great hostel with an even better staff. The location is central and easy to find in the medina. The terrace is the best place to hang out especially with the roof top bar. Catch some waves while you're here, the staff can organize everything you need. While you're staying here make sure you try the hostel dinners made each night, the home style food is amazing. Recommend this hostel to anyone looking for a bed in Essaouira.


97%

In total the best hostel I stayed at during my 3 weeks in morocco. The staff is really friendly, the atmosphere is great. Dinner is amazing. The beds could be a little cleaner, but I would definitely stay there again! I had a great time.


97%

Breakfast and dinners were great and nice rooftop terrace. The surf trip organised through the hostel was a highlight, and we also arranged a desert tour, with free transfers to the reciprocal hostel in Marrakech. Mohammed and Yassine are great hosts!


91%

Good vibes; dank couscous. 👌


100%

100 leklawis! Awesome staff, very welcoming, good facilities, leklawi, beautiful rooftop terrace, great hang out spot, 24/7 bar, leklawi, best breakfast, delicious dinner, live music, leklawi, perfect location, beautiful views, traditional riad, leklawi!

  • 11th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Very nice hostel, chilled terrace with a great atmosphere. The dinners cooked in the evening are incredible and all the staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend it to anyone in essouira!


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