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Riad Houdou

54 Derb el Hammam, el Moukef, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in this riad a couple of weeks ago and loved it! I found it difficult to choose one from the huge choice available but I am so pleased we chose Riad Houdou. It really couldn't have been better. The location is fantastic, just a short walk from the main square and the souks and somehow... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review. We are happy you have had a great time in our place. We go with you each time the first day to show you the way because it makes after your life more easy inside the maze of the medina. So I am very happy to know to read you have appreciate this... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four (incl. very active and hungry 3yo twins) had the most wonderful 3-night stay at Riad Houdou. We are so happy that we believed the hype, because everything was perfect; Eric and Didier are the friendliest, most helpful hosts, Aziz was so warm and gentle (our kids just loved him!), and oh my goodness, the amazing Rajaa... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for your wonderful review (and for the great pictures of the food!). It was our pleasure to welcome you and we were so happy that your nice children liked Rajaa's kitchen. We hope to see you another time ! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We spent five nights at Riad Houdou over new year and couldn't have wished for a nicer place to stay. Eric and Didier are brilliant hosts and the riad feels like a home from home. It's also wonderfully peaceful in the middle of the busy Medina. The breakfasts are delicious, as are the dinners. Make sure you eat there at... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Helen It was our pleasure to meet you and we are are very happy to read that you have enjoyed our riad. We are very glad to have Rajaa in the kitchen because as you write, she is cooks very well. We hope to have the pleasure to see you another time. all the best didier More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this Riad last week and we cannot tell you how lovely the experience was. I highly recommend requesting a pick up from the airport - their driver, Ammen, will be waiting for you and will provide a lovely description of the city if you ask for it. He'll drive you as far as he... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for this great and warm review. It was really a pleasure to meet you. Aziz and Rajaa will be very proud to read all the best you have written about them. It will be a pleasure to receive you another time. More 

San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This hotel is owned by two French men: Didier and Erik who are probably the nicest hoteliers you could ever meet. The Medina is a crazy place but the Houdou is one of the oasis' in it. The first day Didier walked us over to Place Jemaa El Fna (the square) to show us where to change money which was... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review and to have chosen our riad for your stay in Marrakech. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry you don't have appreciate the beds. In Morocco, often the beds are hard, but I am surprised because in this room there are not so hard… I hope... More 

Genoa, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

we had a lovely short stay. Welcome was perfect, the Theieres room is nice for 3 and the freshly prepared breakfast spot on. Didier did everything possible to make our first visit to Marrakech a very pleasant one. His advice for what to do was perfect for us as a couple with a small child (4). He even found the... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello Thank you to have chosen our riad for your discover of Marrakech. I'm happy to read you have had appreciate your stay with us. Of course, when we are not used to it is difficult to find the way back in the souk during the night. That's why on the first days we advice you to take the street... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Where do i start, the arranged driver to collect us from the Airport, the porter to then collect our bags and deliver us to the Riad, the warm welcome from Eric. The most beautiful oasis once over the threshold. The beautiful rooms, the luxury bathrooms, the amazing food, the fresh fruit, the superb mojitos... the list is endless, i could... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Gavin We are really touched by your so warm and enthusiastic email! That's very kind of you. Thank you for this and to have written this great review. It will be our pleasure to welcome you again in the riad. More 

Brooklyn, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A great and helpful staff! As the riad is down a side derb it was be tricky to find. The managers take their time and offer to assist with directions. If you are new to Marrakech I would recommend taking them up on transportation help from the airport, etc. The rooms are beautiful and breakfast was tasty. An excellent value!

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Heather Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay in the riad. You're right, it is very difficult to find the way in a medina and that's why we have done a cheap price for the transfer to make your life more easy when you arrive. We hope to... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

thanks for ur hospitality.the hotel is really good.i liked location. i recommend everyone to be there.guys in the hotel could help you with everything.u could ask any help and they will try to help u. breakfast is very tasty!))))everyday the breakfast was good and had variety of things.

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Maya Thank you for this review and to have chosen our riad. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are happy you have enjoyed our riad and the breakfast cooked by Rajaa. We hope to have the pleasure to meet you another time. More 

London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Didier, Eric, Aziz and everyone at Riad Houdou were welcoming, kind and full of useful information both before our stay via email and during the three nights we were in Marrackech. The Riad itself was a haven of calm to come back to after the chaos of the Marrakech Medina. The meal we had on our first night was amazing,... More 

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy you liked our riad, your room and Rajaa's food. It was a pleasure to meet. Inch allah to become number one! More 

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Address: 54 Derb el Hammam, el Moukef, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Number of rooms: 6
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