Hostel in Tataouine, Tunisia

1 Hostel in Tataouine available. Prices start from $5 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Tataouine

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Hostel in Tataouine, Tunisia

1 Hostel in Tataouine available. Prices start from $10 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Tataouine (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 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 Tataouine.

Tataouine, Tunisia, is a small Berber city in the south of the country. It is the southernmost city in Tunisia and a gateway to the Sahara Desert. When hearing the name Tataouine, it may ring a bell for "Star Wars" fans -- the fictional planet Tatooine in the movies was inspired by the name Tataouine. However, most scenes in the film were not shot at Tataouine, Tunisia, but at the Tunisian towns of Matmata and Tozeur.

Apart from the relation with "Star Wars," Tataouine, Tunisia, is famous for its Berber-style buildings. The so-called Ksars are not to be missed -- you will find several on hilltops around Tataouine (the most famous is the Ksar Ouled Soltane). The Ksars of Chenini and Douiret are worth visiting too. All of them are around twenty kilometers from Tataouine. It is also possible to book other tours from Tataouine to visit the desert for one or several days. Check at your Tataouine, Tunisia hostel or in town for tours.

Solo travelers are relatively scarce in Tataouine, Tunisia. However, you will find busloads of people visiting Tataouine as part of an organized tour or as a day trip from a resort on the Mediterranean. Budget accommodation is available here, but none of them can be considered a Tataouine, Tunisia hostel and none offer dorms. Despite the fact that Tataouine, Tunisia hostels are lacking in number, price does not have to be the reason to skip an overnight stay in Tataouine, as accommodations are extremely affordable and a stay at a hotel here is in every traveler’s budget.

Be aware that some governments advise against traveling to the south of Tunisia, so check the current situation before traveling. This may be relevant to you if you intend to travel further into the Sahara Desert from Tataouine.

Written by local enthusiast for Tataouine hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tataouine hostels Martin Straatman

Tataouine 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 Tataouine, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $10
Average private room price $24
Cheapest Hostel in Tataouine Auberge Alferdaous with $9
Average rating of all hostels 8

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