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Chez Youssef

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Merzouga centre, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
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Ranked #3 of 57 Merzouga B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my trip - casablanca - marrakesh - Oarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Merzouga - Fes - Chefchaoun - Tangier - Casablanca. Best stay was at Chez youssef. my wife and i stayed in fantastic Riads all over morocco but Chez youssef may not be a riad but felt like home. even with basic amenities we felt comfortable, we... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Chez Yousef was one of the very best places we stayed during our month in Morocco. Weary from a long bus ride from Marrakesh, lovely host Hamid welcomed us at the station and helped with our bags. On arrival we had a fantastic meal waiting for us. The food throughout our stay was ample and delicious – in particular the... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This small (4 bedroom) guesthouse is the perfect place to stay in Merzouga. Hamid the manager was attentive and anticipating my every need. From inviting me to park my motorcycle in the courtyard, collecting bottled water for me on his moped, to ensuring his wife prepared an excellent vegetarian meal for my night out in the desert. Although there is... More

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We arrived very early in the morning, but still our host Hamid was very kind and welcoming. The rooms are simple, but compared to Moroccan standards very clean and nicely arranged! We felt extremely comfortable staying at Chez Youssef. We also booked an overnight trip to the desert dunes with the help of our host (we can strongly recommend this;... More

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Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Chez Youssef, in Merzouga, is not hard to find: drive south until you run out of pavement, then follow the signs through the narrow streets between the mud-colored houses to the edge of town. The drab exterior belies the warmth within. Furnishings are simple but comfortable. The owner speaks French and good English, and works hard to keep his guests... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a comfortable desert home, very different from the riads of fes and Marrakech Hamid and his family are very welcoming The room is clean and even comes with a big thick blanket that we didn't need Dinner was very good as well as breakfast and Hamid was willing to cook for us early as we had to leave... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Spent a total of 3 nights Chez Youssef, of which one in a nomad tent in the dunes (a fabulous and highly recommended trip arranged by Hamid). The breakfast is to die for, as is the dinner prepared by Hamid's family. The ecologically heated water provides for a great shower. Note that the rooms are basic but nicely decorated. An... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stayed here 1 night before our camel trek into the dunes. The room was warm and comfortable and the shower was hot. I had read other reviews suggesting not to miss the food here so of course we decided to have dinner at the inn. The dinner was absolutely delicious, the best of our trip! I was ill in... More

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Meknes, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Staff - Hamid was a great host. He made sure we could get every comfort we needed in the desert. Facility - it was clean and cozy. Hot water, Wifi, heater, Considering the place was located in the desert, I called it 'Oasis' Breakfast - wonderful. Served warm every morning. This is only place I tasted 'Date extract' which tasted... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Period of Stay: 8th Dec - 10th Dec 2013 (2 nights, including 1 in the desert) Cost (for the night at Chez Youssef itself): 25 Euros (275 Dirhams)(including taxes, via Booking.com) for a single room (Room A) + points: (1) Location - less than 5 minutes walk from the Supratours drop off point. NOTE: The town is extremely dark (I... More

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Address: Merzouga centre, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
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Hotel Class:3 star — Chez Youssef 3*
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