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54 Derb el Hammam, el Moukef, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #15 of 1,037 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This Riad has two wonderful owners. Originally from France the owners now live and work in Marrakesch. They are very familiar with the culture and the people which is great for visiting tourists who can take full advantage of their local knowledge. Upon arrival the owners suggest you take a tour with them through the Medinas so that they can... More

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you to have chosen our riad and for all theses compliments. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you another time. More

Shrivenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The Riad is in a very authentic area in the Medina. Lots of thought & effort have gone into making the Riad beautiful & different. All the staff are very welcoming, helpful & friendly. Having dinner there is an occasion in itself. Thank all of you for a great few days.

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great and kind review. We hope to see you another time! More

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was a first trip to Marrakech for both myself and my friend - stepping through the door into the Riad was a revelation - such a beautiful place - so quiet and tranquil. Didier and Eric were incredibly welcoming and made us feel totally at home. The rest of the staff were so helpful and happy, and the general... More

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello! It was a pleasure to receive you and your friends. We have spent good time with you and we are happy to read that you have appreciate you stay and our new excursion with Hassan's mules in Imlil. It will be a pleasure to receive you and your family! More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I don't usually leave reviews, but just felt that as this was so perfect, I needed to. You can read the wonderful reviews and see the amazing photos on the internet that have been left by other guests, but until you actually stay in this amazing Riad, you can't fully appreciate the attention to detail and amazing surroundings you are... More

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you for this very nice review! Rajaa wil be proud to be on the same level than big chef. We are happy that you have appreciate our decoration too! We hope to have the pleasure to meet you agin More

Surrey UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

If I returned to Marrakech I would stay nowhere else. On arriving we were greeted with mint tea and pastries and a welcoming chat about our stay. Eric showed us the way to the square to ensure we did not get lost. I would recommend eating in on the first night, the food was the best we had and it... More

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello It was a pleasure to receive you, you have been so enthusiastic during your stay. Your review is very kind and we are very happy that if you came back it wil be in our place! To the pleasure to receive you agin! More

Munich, Germany
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We had a wonderful experience at this riad. We read something about the location not being top, but we have to disagree: just after 1 minute walking in a quiet but safe alley and you are right in the middle of the action, and 10 minutes away to Djeema el Fna. The internal courtyard is wonderful and we spent quite... More

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your very kind review ! I agree with you about the location and more it is an authentic district, one of the last in Marrakech. It's wonderful to be integrate in the real life of Morocco. I don't know if I am more helpful than Eric, but Eric replies it is him, so… We hope to... More

amsterdam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

A very charming ryad , with a quiet and lovely garden . Eric and Didier are very welcoming and helpful. They even offered to guide us along to the central square and the beautiful madersa and museum nearby. We also highly recommend to have a dinner at Riad Houdou , which is not only delicious but also a very enjoyable... More

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We are very happy you had appreciate your stay in the riad and the meal cooked by Rajaa! We hope to see you again! More

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Solo traveller, booked at short notice. Great communication and with a little research easy to find. Warm reception and great room. Eric and Didier are very welcoming and great for suggesting things to see while in Marrakech. Wish I spent longer at this Riad..... Next time! Highly reccomended.

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you to have chosen our riad for your first stay in Marrakech and thank you for this notation! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to welcome you another time. More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We have spent two nights in this beautiful Riad at the end of February. We are a family of four and because of our two very small children we can be sometimes very demanding. Didier and Eric did their utmost to make us feel at home and facilitated all our needs. We also recommend to have dinner in the Riad,... More

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you for your review ! It was a pleasure to receive your very nice family. And thank you for Rajaa, she will be happy to know that you have appreciate her meal. Best regards didier More

Heidelberg, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Wonderful RIAD with a lovely host and staff! The HOUDOU is like an oasis in the hustle and bustle of Marrakech - calm, peaceful and so beautiful arranged. We felt very very comfortable at this place. Thank you very much Didier!

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Riad H, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you Mirko for your review! You have stayed a short time in the riad but it was very pleasant to welcome you. I hope to have the pleasure to welcome you another time. 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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Riad Houdou Hotel Marrakech

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Located in historical quarters and typical of the medina of Marrakech, the ryad Houdou is a masonry of the XVIIe century, middle-class old property of a rich family astronomers. Associating traditional architecture and a contemporary furnishing, the decoration of the riad reflects Morocco and our personality. Living on the place, we want to give again all his direction with the concept of guest house. Here, you will discover expatriation all while feeling you as on your premise. ... more   less 
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