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Amalay Hotel Marrakech

87 Bd Mohamed V, Gueliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #416 of 472 Hotels in Marrakech
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a budget place if you want to sleep near the main train station in Marrakech. Rooms are modest, but clean. Staff was helpfull with the night taxi to airport that we needed. Taxi came on time an there was no problem. We couldn't try breakfast becaose of early departure. Wi-fi signal is weak, but you can get a... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We read several negative reviews about Hotel Amalay but decided to ignore them and experience it for ourselves. Although it's not a modern building at 3 star status it doesn't pretend to be. It is well maintained though and our room was spacious and clean. All of the staff went out of their way to be helpful and were happy... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a good value for money place to stay. The room we stayed in was cleaned every day and the towels changed every day. The Moroccan breakfast was plentyful and filling the only suggestion I would offer would be to present the pastries on a separate plate or to ask if the guest would like them. We found we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Great value for money hotel. Our room was cleaned every day. Breakfast was what you would expect in Morocco and plenty of it. Don't expect an English breakfast unless you holiday in England. Safe area close to restaurants and shops. Someone on duty in reception at all times. We would certainly stay here next year.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you want 4/5 star service then you should book into a 4/5 star hotel and pay the 4/5 star prices. I stayed at Hotel Amalay with my daughter and found everyone very friendly. As for someone saying it is in a 'dodgy area' I don't think it is. I have stayed in places a lot worse than here. As... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Its hard to say good things about this hotel, I think the only thing I can say I liked about it was the fact it was so close to everything, and the tours they offer were good. its in a dodgy area I did not feel safe at night in the area, I have never ever met a more rude... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I paid an agency for two nights. Upon arriving at the Amalay Hotel a stone faced female demanded two nights cash. She was quickly joined by another female and a male bouncer all of whom were demanding I pay cash for my agency (PAID) booking. In the end I said "Call The Police" in Arabic. Absolutely dreadful. No light at... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

If people want 4 or 5 star quality, they should pay more. I stayed there for a week this month and while not everything was perfect, I was quite happy. POSITIVES 1. The room was fine. It was at the back and a little dark but there were no smells and it was quiet. 2. There's Wifi on every floor... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

if you don't have to spend much time in Marrakech and don't spend either much time in the room, eat outside and use your towels, soap and so on... that fine, use this Amalay hotel. People are nice but our room was pretty smelly. It is a bit out of date for sure. There is internet connection. Sometimes works fine,

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Friendly staff. Clean rooms every day, fresh towels. Good value for money for bed breakfast and dinner 246 euros for 6 nights, ie 2838MAD or just over £200. Cannot complain at that . We were made welcome (2 guys) at all times. We would stay there again

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