Hostels in Tangier, Morocco

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Get to know Tangier (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Tangier. To help you make friends with Tangier before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Tangier is one of those places you either love or hate; it's intense, in your face, and sometimes ugly, but it's always interesting and fast paced! Stepping off a ferry from Spain into Tangier's port can be a daunting experience, but once you get past the touts offering to "guide" you to your Tangier hostel and people trying to sell you everything from rugs to candy, it can be a pleasant and spectacular place if you give it a chance. Well connected to everywhere in Morocco by bus train and plane as well as internationally by ferry and plane, Tangier is often a destination that people get in and out of without taking time to actually explore it.

With a very lively Medina (old town) and markets plus many beautiful mosques and a long stretch of sandy beach right in the centre, Tangier can be a great city to spend a few days. Hotels and hostels in Tangier range from the super-low budget to the very fancy, so you can always find something for you in Tangier. Tangier hostels are usually within walking distance of the ferry terminal and slightly longer walk from the train and bus station. If you hostel is in the Medina (walled old town) then you can take a taxi to the closest entrance and then walk to your Tangier hostel, as cars aren't allowed within the narrow walled streets of the Medina. Most Hostels in Tangier offer dorms and private rooms; some come with breakfast and free Wi-Fi and most usually offer free maps to help you get around and find your way back to the hostel!

Written by local enthusiast for Tangier hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tangier hostels michael cowgill

FAQ about Tangier Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Tangier. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Tangier. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Tangier costs on average $11 for a dorm. A hostel in Tangier with private rooms costs on average $33. shows all 8 Hostels in Tangier. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 8 hostels in Tangier, Morocco. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Tangier such as
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The Melting Pot Rooftop Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Tangier.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Tangier

Your Packing List for Tangier

Pack smart, not hard


Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Tangier and Morocco.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Tangier Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Tangier, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
8 Total number of hostels
$11 Average dorm price
$33 Average private room price
$9 Cheapest hostel in Tangier
The Riad Hostel Tangier is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Tangier
The Melting Pot Rooftop Hostel is the best rated
7.6 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Tangier - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Tangier. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Tangier. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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