Heading to Marrakech and wondering what’s the best hostel in town?
Make it The Central House Hostel Marrakech, the only 5 Star Hostel in Marrakech.
Important Update: Rodamon Hostel changed its name to The Central House Hostel. It is the same hostel!
Housed in a traditional Riad, The Central House Hostel is equipped with a sunny rooftop terrace, a swimming pool and lovely rooms and dorms to have a good night sleep.
In this article, we will walk you through this amazing 5 Star Hostel.
It is an extension of our complete guide of 3 best hostels in Marrakech. Here we already compared the coolest hostels in town. We even added party hostels and for backpackers to enjoy the city on a budget.
Before we start with the review of The Central House, here’s a bit of an insight.
The very first time we travelled to Marrakech, we have been warned: it will be stressful, busy, vendors will try to sell you anything. It won’t be your little, relaxed dream destination you see on all the instagram photos (even though that was before instagram got huge).
Anyways, we arrived with stress in our minds already.
Since we had our mind set accordingly, we were not bothered by all the noise and hustle in La Medina.
It also helped to have a good quality hostel we could unwind and relax at: The Central House Marrakech!
The backpackers we met on the flight from Barcelona to Marrakech were staying at a super cheap hostel for 4€ only…their experience was quite different, not to say BAD!
That being said, here’s why we think you should go with a quality hostel, best the Star Hostel in town!
Here’s a great video showing you around our favorite accommodation:
Hotel or hostel – or even Riad? After all, a Riad is a traditional house in Morocco.
You’re just in luck because we give you all three: A hostel for the fun, a hotel for the quality, and a riad for the style!
The Central House Marrakech is very much favored to be compared to hotels that offer guests’ services and facilities similar to that of a hotel.
The Central House Hostel in Marrakech offers Suites and Double Superior Rooms for those who are looking for a luxury style hostel. So better stay in supreme style.
They keep your pockets happy with great affordable deals with services similar to a hotel.
Once you come in, it will be hard for you to leave this amazing Riad in Marrakech. Giving you the homely vibes of comfortable beds clean linens, relaxing area, games and TV, and free WiFi.
That is not to say this hostel shuts down at 10pm. No no! Enjoy your drinks at the roof top and have a great time here!
Quiet Nights at Dorms and Private Rooms
Stylish, cozy and perfectly intimate rooms for all types of travelers.
Budget-friendly family rooms and beautiful, modern, smart-looking dorm for groups.
And if you’re a group of female travelers, they have spotlessly clean shared rooms just for you, too. Of course, the hostel does not forget that it’s a girl thing to have hairdryers in the rooms.
For your optimum quality stay, each bunk bed is placed with a power socket, personal light, and dark curtains so you can still have your own private moment and space while staying inside your rooms.
All rooms at the hostel are air-conditioned and are designed with a mixture of traditional Moroccan and modern décor.
AC is especially in summer a must-have!
They also offer an en suite bathroom with a bathtub or shower while some rooms feature a seating area.
And for the amenities?
Hold your seats and prepare yourselves for amazing deals.
Where to hang? An Instagram Dream
The Central House Marrakech is well praised with their rooftop terrace and bar that gives you a perfect panoramic view of the Atlas Mountains and the Jemaa el-Fnaa Mosque.
Have your favorite cocktails and cheers to landing on the best rooftop view that beats the bustling busy street on Marrakech. Quiet and peaceful yet exciting and fun.
There is also a restaurant in the hostel that opens at 17:00 for dining services. The food is really, really good! You should dine here one night for sure! A great way to stay within the hostel if you’re not in the vibe of going out.
But wait, we have more for you!
Located in the hostel’s patio is a lovely medium size pool where guests can take a dip or plunge in while enjoying your favorite cold beer or have a taste of their flavored mint tea.
And oh, please don’t forget to try the famous Moroccan beer, Casablanca.
Hostel Activities and Tours
Now let’s go to the hostel activities.
Obviously, when travelling to Marrakech, you might have already heard about the desert tour, trekking and other tours around the area.
Look no further because the hostel offers a great variety of tours and activities you could choose from. The hostel teamed up with a high-quality provider of tours. The prices they offer are more expensive than the ones you might find elsewhere.
However, the hostel offers these tours because they are the ones ensuring a great experience.
Personally, we never ever recommend the absolute cheapest tours you can find. Cheap comes pricey at the end!
The two-day trip takes you from Marrakech to Zagora Desert while the three-day trip brings you to Merzouga Sahara Desert. Experience riding camels, sleep in tents, do campfires, and see the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is considered as a world heritage and famous movie location for Hollywood blockbusters like Gladiator.
Hot Air Balloon – Our personal favorite, nothing better than going up high and see the majestic, breath-taking view of the Atlas plains while the sun creeps above the horizon, casting beautiful colors over the desert that only birds can see.
Have a look at this video. WOWZIE!
Okay, that escalated quickly. And obviously, this one is the most pricey option.
Epic experience? OH YES!
To make your travel special and extraordinary, enjoy the gorgeous perspective of Morocco in 30 minutes from the air from Marrakech to Morocco’s highest mountain, Mount Toubkhal.
Here you have it, your 5 Star Hostel in Marrakech Medina. It comes with everything you expect from an outstanding hostel.
As always, this is not your average hostel, for obvious reasons.
So if your tour includes finding yourself laughing at snake charmers, getting tribal henna tattoos, getting a hands-on scrub down in the local Hamman and dining in the Djemma el-Fna, definitely The Central House Marrakech is the one for you.
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