Highlights near Marrakesh

An Oasis In the Souk

If ever you wanted to plan an exotic "Sex and the City" inspired vacation at a fraction of the price, the Equity Point Marrakesh Hostel would be the place to stay.

This hostel is hidden within the labyrinth of streets that make up Marrakesh's Unesco World Heritage recognized medina. This area stood in for the United Arab Emirates in many of the movie's scenes. The hostel is near the famous Djemaa el Fna, the city's main square, and close to the store where Carrie left her passport and spices after running into Aidan in "Sex and the City 2."

It isn't quite as opulent as the hotel the girls stayed at. There are no individual butlers, no bars and no fancy cars. But the Equity Point Marrakesh does have clean private en suite rooms, a pool, a roof terrace and lots of lounging areas. And it doesn't cost $22,000 a night.

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Allison Murray
AFAR Contributor

Meena, I stayed at the same hotel in Marrakech and I absolutely LOVED it here! Great find and thanks for sharing!


Equity Point Marrakesh Hostel

Derb El Hammam
Marrakesh, Morocco
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