€9 per night
€9 per night
Heart of the Medina Backpackers Hostel, Marrakech, Morocco

Heart of the Medina Backpackers Hostel

Marrakech, Morocco - 47 Derb Ben Aissa ,dabachi

4 Total reviews

  • Exceptional value
  • Well-located
  • Very clean
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decouvir marrakech en habitant a 2 pas de tout... ... Marrakech est une ville incroyable, magnifique, mais epuisante. Il a ete fantastique de pouvoir aller nous reposer a toute heure de la journee dans cette petite auberge a dimension humaine, tout simple, mais au personnel accueillant. L ambiance est ...

Description - Hostel

Located just 1 minute from the Djemaa place, your right in the heart of the city!

No Lockouts & no Curfews! We are open 24/7

* Cooked Breakfast included in the rate

*Newly decorated!

*Newly furnished!

*Dedicated english speaking staff

*Tour and excursion organisers

*Bathrooms, no extra charge for showers.

*Hot water.

*Towels, bed linen & Toilet paper included.

* Rooftop terrace overlooking the Medina with views of the Atlas mountains.

*Free Wifi! (located at the Riad Rahba)

*no large dorms! - maximum of 6 to a room!

*Discounts on local services such as Hammam & Massage.

The Heart of the Medina is an established backpackers hostel in the heart of Marrakech.

Comfortable, quality rooms and surroundings, coupled with the real hostel experience, the heart of the Medina is your base in Marrakech.

Our pricing philosophy is simple:

Our discount rates apply when booked via IWB

9 euro per person, per night all year round!

Chill out on our rooftop terrace with your new friends, drink tea and Coffee in our new Salon De the!

With both mixed and female only rooms, and the ability to allocate a whole room, privately to a family or a group, we are able to satisfy your needs during your stay in Marrakech.

We specialise in the arrangement of:

Desert tours

Camel rides

Day tours to Atlas mountains




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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 45
  • Renovated: 2007
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: €9

4 Bed Mixed Dorm 5 Bed Mixed Dorm Female Dorm Mixed Dorm
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

The Hostel offers single beds in dorm rooms of up to a maximum of 6 people. We have plenty of bathrooms for your use, with Hot water at no extra charge.

Additionally, we have 2 guest Kitchens for use and Breakfast is included in the rates. From April, this will be a cooked breakfast.

Our Guests can chill out on our Rooftop terraces, overlooking the surrounding Medina and with great views of the Atlas Mountains.

We also allow our guests to use the facilities of the Riad Rahba, including the Rooftop terraces and the Salon De The for socialising with other guests and drinking Hot Mint Tea, Cafe and Hubbly Bubbly!

From April, we will be including FREE internet & Free WIFI.

24-hr front desk Breakfast included Car rental Children permitted Laundry/valet service Linen included Meal plans Multi-lingual staff No curfew Open 24 Hours Skiing Sports/activities Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance Wireless internet

Room amenities

All rooms are newly decorated and refurbished with lockable doors and new beds installed 1st March 2008

Backpacker facilities Maid service daily Shared bathroom


Located only 1 minute from the Djemaa place, your in the Heart of the Medina, Marrakech

Points of interest
  • Djemaa Place - 1 minute
  • Katoubia Mosque - 2 minutes
  • Hammam & Massage - 1 minute

Food and drink
Eating out
Riad Rahba Salon De The
Our very own Salon De The
No1 In Square
Our very own outside cafe in the Heart of the Djemaa and the atmosphere of the square. Special deals for our guests of 6 euro per person (usual rate 10 euro!)

Price details

€9 per night

Per person, per night.

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Your reservation balance to be paid upon arrival in Dirham or Euro, whichever is easiest for you.

No Shows will result in your credit or debit card being charged the full balance payable.

Location - Hostel

47 Derb Ben Aissa ,dabachi
Marrakech-Medina, Marrakech
Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz (Région de Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz)
Morocco  4000

How to get there

Guests, once booked, can download an informational word document containing full details, arrival directions and a map from google documents. The document is entitled

directions for Riad Rahba & Heart of the Medina.

Airport Bus.... runs every now and then! 2 Euro

Taxi... Be careful of the taxi drivers.. rate is supposed to be 60 DH, but will probably charge 160DH

Private transfers direct to the Hostel... 12 euro per CAR (not per person. each car holds up to 4 passengers) email us for details.

Nearest airport: RAK - Marrakech 3Km