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“Beautiful, quiet hotel with lovely rooms” 4 of 5 stars
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Adama Resort
4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Route d'Amizmiz, KM 7,5, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #529 of 1,135 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful, quiet hotel with lovely rooms”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

We booked an October half-term break at this hotel through Hotelopia on a B&B basis.
Were thoroughly ripped off on arrival at Marrakech airport where we were charged 400 dirhams to get to the hotel, which we knew was too much but we were stuck - better to arrange in advance with the hotel (who did our return airport trip for just 150 dirhams).
On arrival we were really impressed with the size of our suite, which was room no. 26 and one of the one-bedroomed Riads. We had a completely private patio/garden with table & chairs, a large vaulted living/dining room with flat-screen TV (no English channels though!) and 2 sofa beds, a kitchen with microwave, hob, fridge, dishwasher & toaster (no kettle), a separate wc off the hallway then a large bedroom with ensuite bathroom, which our daughter slept in and we had the sofa beds. All very clean.
Breakfast was continental style buffet, not a great deal of choice, and we quickly went through the evening meal menu. The steak was particularly good, though.
A free shuttle bus runs right into the centre, takes about 20 minutes, and we used this 3 times. We also got a taxi early on in our stay to the big Carrefour supermarket to stock up on essentials and groceries for making our own lunches.
Staff all very friendly and our room was cleaned, tidied and fresh towels every day. Would recommend and stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stuttgart
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61 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

One of the reasons my boyfriend chose this place was because they offered actual apartments rather than just a hotel room. The pictures looked great and the place didn't disappoint!! Our apartment was split bedroom & bathroom, a courtyard in the middle and then a living room & kitchen. Extremely spacious!! The kitchen was very functional and although small was more than what we needed during our week's stay.

The bedroom & bathroom were furnished beautifully and the decor was very traditional. I absolutely adored that we were in a little complex but also very separate from the other apartments.

The main disadvantage is getting there from the airport; there is absolutely no way without a taxi. You could always get the bus into the centre and then wait there for the hotel shuttle service but at the time, we had no idea about the timetable so just decided to take a hotel. We negotiated to around 80 dirhams but basically you can't go down any less.

Another disadvantage is that if you really want to self-cater as we did, there is a Carrefour but it is a way away so you have to get a taxi - shuttle services are a wait and it may seem expensive in dirhams but we bought enough food to last us the whole week. That kind of mixed up our meals and we made good use of the kitchen.

The shuttle service is not too bad - they're pretty regular but it does mean you have to stick to a timetable and plan certain things but definitely not bad for us as we enjoyed spending 3-4 hours in town and then get back to relaxing at the pool. We normally then went back into town for dinner.

We never tried the food at the hotel; preferring to eat skewers and sheep brains because, well, "when in Rome". The pool was brilliant and the whole ambience of the place was beautiful. We also tried their Hammam service which wasn't really worth it but still, an experience. :)

Overall, when we went, it was fairly new so hopefully it'll have improved some since then. We both enjoyed it and it was a thoroughly brilliant stay.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Adama Resort lived up to all good reviews - very friendly staff, peaceful but not far from Marrakesh famous centre (Djeema El Fna, Nouvelle Ville etc), clean and comfortable apartments and timely free shuttle bus service into Marrakesh. I would recommend this for couples of groups looking for somewhere relaxing with a nice pool, but close enough to the centre for easy trips during the evenings.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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bedford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

we stayed 3 nights in adama and enjoyed a relaxing time. its quite far from main city centre thats the main disadvantage. if you stay there you might find few wild cats running around!!!. rooms are big and tidy, nice kitchin and bathroom, overall its a great place to stay especially for couples.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

The Adama is a nice piece of tranquility from Marrakech.

Our apartment was absolutely perfect and fantastic value for money. We had our bedroom and bathroom in one small building leading out onto a courtyard which our living area and kitchen also opened on to.

Like i said already, the resort is lovely and peaceful and an excellent location if your just looking to unwind. Likewise, if your looking for the hussel and bussel of the city, the hotel provide a free (as far as i can remember) shuttle bus ever couple of hours into Marrakech which is excellent.

The pool is clean and well needed with the heat you can can expect. -It hit hod thirties when we were there in August.

There are a couple of draw backs. Whilst the hotel's restaurant provides good food, it menu is quite limited (to be expected really) there is an on site grocery shop, how ever it is very limited on the essentials, and we found it quite challenging to cook meals ourselves.

Also, English as a language is quite weak in this part of the world, and without some ability to speak French you may find yourself struggling, but most locals are helpful and willing, or at least the ones not trying to sell you carpets are!

One more tip would be to try and arrange for the hotel to pick you up from the airport DO NOT rely on the local, on-street taxis. We had an awful experience when two taxi men literally came to blows over who's fare we were. When we retold this story to some, lovely, hotel staff, they put it down to it being in the middle of Ramadan. Speaking of which, Ramadan will have little negative impact on your stay. And in fact, it provides some interesting entertainment at the bar in the hotel during the evenings.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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England
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

pros:Very nice, comfortable and clean accomodation. Most of the staff members were polite, cheerful and willing to help. Well designed and maintained gardens. Shuttle bus is regular and reliable but can be very crowded during busy times. They can take you to the city outside the regular scheduled trips for a fee(no haggle 25 euro- haggle and it is 10 euro) Managers are trying hard to improve sevices.

cons:Far from the city centre. Swimming pool not heated. Under satffed restaurant during breakfast. Using same juice glasses without washig them up when things got busy, just wiping them clean with a towel. Restaurant full of flies during breakfast. Wifi not available in some rooms but wired internet is available. I paid the hotel cash and thier exchange rate was £1= 12 md when in the city it was 13.1.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Out of our whole break in Marrakech, this hotel had to be the best part. its not a room, it's more like a serviced apartment. Beautifully decorated rooms, amazing moroccan lights, clean and beautiful bathroom, but the best part is how spacious each room is. theres a little garden as part of your apartment and the whole hotel looks soo gorgeous. the staff were extremely friendly and spoke english, which was a relief. one of the drivers on the free shuttle just got a little moody, but everybody else was amazing. Downside is that its quite a distance from everything else and hot water can run out, and didnt really like breakfast. Another good thing was that the cleaners were trustworthy, one night we forgot andleft all our money infront of them and nothing was taken when we came back.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Route d'Amizmiz, KM 7,5, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #529 of 1,135 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Adama Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The residence Adama is located 10 minutes by shuttle from Jemaa-El-Fna and has a panoramic view of the Atlas mountains. It offers a heated lagoon swimming pool, spa facilities and free Wi-Fi internet access.The traditional Moroccan houses are set in a quiet garden and are fully equipped with flat-screen satellite TV, washing machine, coffee maker and balcony or terrace. ... more   less 
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