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“Pretty, budget Funduq” 4 of 5 stars
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Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia   |  
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Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Houmt Souk
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“Pretty, budget Funduq”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

We stayed here a couple of nights, and enjoyed our time. The rooms were clean, though the whitewash will come off on anything you lean against the walls! The toilet/shower seem like an afterthought, with just a shower curtain for a door and walls that aren't full-height - so don't stay here if you don't want your room-mate hearing your morning ablutions, etc! The bed was comfortable, and we slept well. The breakfast was a little disappointing the first morning (the milk had been sitting in the sun and was definitely off), but fine after that. The internal courtyard to the hotel is very pretty, and the staff are welcoming and friendly. For the ridiculously low price (about 26TD per night), it's well worth staying here. The location is great and it was easy enough to find - ask any of the locals for directions if you get lost in the Medina!

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2010

My boyfriend and I just got back from backpacking around Tunisia for a couple weeks. The Hotel Marhala is just one of the many mid-range/budget hotels we stayed in during our time their. For the price we were very happy with our stay at the Marhala in Houmt Souk. We stayed for 2 nights in a ground floor room (in the long ago past these rooms apparently housed the merchants animals such as donkeys). The room was simple but had everything one needs for independent no-frills travelling. The shower was hot, sheets were crisp & clean, breakfast was included (albeit just baguette, jam and coffee/tea) and it was in a great central location. The staff at the front desk were smiley and friendly and did their best to help in English. There was a small bar that served beer in the evening and a lovely courtyard to relax in after a day of touring around the island. Some of the downsides... the paint/plaster on the walls was chipping off and got all over our bags and clothes and the sounds did carry a bit between rooms. All in all would stay there again and would recommend it to anyone travelling simply on a budget.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
Location: Tunisia > Medenine Governorate > Djerba Island > Houmt Souk
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Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Houmt Souk
Number of rooms: 143
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Hotel Touring Club Marhala Djerba Island, Tunisia

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