Hostel Waka Waka

Rue el Ksour, Derb Sabai, 13, Marrakech, Morocco


Have you ever wanted to stay in an ancient palace and eat breakfast like the king or queen accompanied by the African sunrise and a side plate of live Berber music? You will find a truly royal bargain at Hostel Waka Waka for the first time in Marrakech.With dorms, private rooms, large, bright communal areas and a daily routine of music and entertainment you can't help but meet other travellers over tea, shisha and sunshine. Spread the travel bug, and enjoy warm happy hospitality Moroccan Berber style. Everyone comes to Marrakech looking for a good price and Waka Waka cuts out the haggling for you. For the first time in Marrakech. If you are on a shoe-string budget, but want to stay in an old palace of a hostel, come and enjoy the regally calm but highly entertaining Waka Wakas.Turn your ideas into adventures in our large communal courtyard or garden roof terrace. Learn how to cook and banquet Moroccan style in our guest kitchen, and experience Waka Waka's evening entertainment. If you find the time to leave the hostel, you will find all the sparkly trinkets you need to cram into your backpack on our doorstep. Leave your guidebook at the bottom of your bag, and experience Morocco Uncut. Choose your own adventure over tea and maybe a cheeky shisha pipe we are from all corners of Morocco the far flung Sahara, the mountains and Marrakech itself and are happy to provide guidance, advice, and lots of stories about the areas you may want to visit. Get off the beaten track. As Michael Palin once said 'somewhere a long way away, people are doing sensible things like mowing lawns and digging gardens'. However, with not a spade in sight, you will be banqueting, singing, laughing and experiencing the incredible city of Marrakech in an old palace of a hostel that breathes life into travel. 


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine



Traveler Reviews

“Pretty comfy ”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on February 24, 2018

Me and my friend we decided to choose this hostel, because of very attractive price, and definitely I can say that this place worth the price that you pay for it. In this place you can meet a big...

“Great budget hostel”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 22, 2018

Great budget hostel especially for solo travellers. You'll feel right at home after your first mint tea. Hassan and the staff are so lovely and will help you with everything you need. The hostel is...

“Colour-Splendid Waka Welcoming”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 08, 2018

The pictures in internet looked so colourful and welcoming. It was so in reality as well. The atmosphere invited convesation and connection. Dropped into the flow and ended up going to the desert...


From Cafe Argana in Place D'Jeema el Fna:-You are facing Cafe Argana.-Continue straight on to the left of the cafe - you will reach a small square called Bab Fteuh. There is a pharmacy in front of you.-On the left is a pretty, small archway - walk through it and continue straight on - you are in a souq street.- You will see in front of you a boutique called BAZAAR CHICHAOUA. Turn left.- This is Rue Ksour - there will be a beautiful petal shaped archway in front of you. Continue straight on - the road is straight.- About 2 minutes down here the road becomes windier and a little more narrow but don't be put off - just follow it. - You will see a white and red sign on your right for 'KSAR ESSAOUSSAN' - keep following the street and you will see on your left on a corner a hotel called 'MK'.Take the first small street on the left - this is DERB SABAI.Knock on No. 13. Welcome to Waka Waka's...


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