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Le Gout Du Sahara

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Do you want to experience the desert like a local? Are you hoping to find yourself? Need a break from the craziness of Fes or Marrakesh? Don't have the money for an expensive "desert tour," but have plenty of time to enjoy what the desert offers? If your answers are all yes, Le Gout Du Sahara hostel is probably for you. Whether you're traveling alone, as a group, or as a family, there's a place for everyone at Le Gout Du Sahara hostel (Hostel Hassan).
We're not luxurious. We're just a basic hostel with beds, toilets, showers, breakfast, wifi, outlets, and a whole lot of heart.

Get to know our Amazigh hospitality. Our door has been open to travellers since 1994. Arrive morning or night. Have some tea. Take a rest. Plan your stay. Ride a camel into the desert to watch the sunset. Camp in the desert. Sleep under the stars. Hike to Erg Chebbi summit to watch the sunrise. Take a traditional sauna by being buried in the sand. Sandboard down the dunes: Share meals. Life lessons are free of charge.

We're located in the center of Merzouga, less than a two minute walk from the Supratours bus station (www.oncf-voyages.ma) and local taxi stand. It's a very small town, but you can find nearly everything you need. Le Gout Du Sahara is close to all the major attractions of the Erg Chebbi desert. The dunes can be explored by foot at anytime, while the nomad camps and black desert are more easily reached via camel or atv.

WARNING: 'While CTM ends in RISSANI, an additional 15MAD shared taxi will bring you here. Note that 4x4 guides will offer a ride for 10MAD, but they will take you deep into the desert an overcharge for camel tours.
Supratours: https://www.oncf-voyages.ma/
CTM: http://www.ctm.ma/

After trekking you can relax on the outdoor terrace just in front of the house, or in the spacious common area. Both are also a great place to plan your next adventure and meet fellow travellers. Reception is open 24/7 and the hostel owner, Hassan, is happy to answer any questions you may have. Desert trips can also be arranged on request.

The hostel is decorated in the traditional Berber style. A mix of private rooms and dorm rooms, along with a bathroom, surround an open courtyard from which you can see the stars at night. In the back, overlooking the west oasis, you'll find a second terrace where it's possible to enjoy a bonfire in the evening. The hostel is clean and well maintained with a friendly informal environment. Wifi, breakfast, tea, and luggage storage before and after check-in are all included.

Cancellations or changes are accepted up to 24 hours prior to arrival. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.9

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 9.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Dec 2019
    The hospitality of the owner is what makes this place great. He is running around making sure you feel comfortable enough and taken care of. The location is on the main shopping street, less than 10 min away from where the buses stop. The room was also warm enough considering the cold night. Good breakfast also. A decent backpacker's place.
    Bulgaria, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Dec 2019
    Don't even think twice, just book this hostel. Hassan is the best host you can get in Morocco.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Dec 2019
    Amazing hostel. Best I’ve stayed at in Morocco. The owner is hardworking, trustworthy and is looking out for his guests. I would recommend anyone to stay here
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Dec 2019
    Fantastic hostel in Merzouga. A perfect base for exploring the desert. The owner is a really nice chap and very helpful. The free breakfast was extraordinarily generous, worth the room fee alone. Plenty of space to chill and a very nice atmosphere. Rooms were cosy and warm. Would definitely stay again. Thank you!
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Dec 2019
    Hassan is without question the best hostel host I’ve ever met. Anything you want or need he can make it happen quicker and cheaper than figuring it out yourself. Camel tour, van to Marrakech, a patch job for your pants- no problem. I would give Hassan a kidney if he needed it, and if I needed one I’m sure it would take him no more than an afternoon to find me one at a discount. Beds are comfy and warm and the breakfast is always incredible. 11/10.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Nov 2019
    Hassan is a legend! He will help you with anything you need.
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Nov 2019
    It is my Best hostel experience in morocco. Top 3 my all hostel experience. Hasan was incrediable helpful and he always shared with me whatever he has. Sometimes you couldnt imagine his hospitalty. I highly recommended
    Turkey, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Nov 2019
    I cannot say enough positive things about this place. Hassan is AMAZING! The most kind hearted and helpful host I have ever met. He will help you organize yours, camel rides and transportation. The breakfast is massive and there is always coffee or tea available. Definitely stay here if you are coming through Merzouga. You will not regret it.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Nov 2019
    Such a great place with great staff and travellers! I will return, definitely!
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    14 Dec 2019
    Go Hassan! Lovely hostel on the border between society and sand, in the midst of a lot of hotels and auberges. it was great finding le gout du sahara with its own character and atmosphere. Along with the cats Sahara, Sahara and desert. Thank you. See you next time in the pool.
    Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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