We booked this hotel on a half-board basis, not knowing what the local food would be like. We neededn't have worried about local cuisine, however.
Each receptionist we encountered was polite, courteous and helpful. Our room was excellent with an enormous bed. Pillows were a little firm for my other half but I can sleep on a clothes line so had no issues. Great to have AC, too as it was generally 33-35 degrees each day outside. No hairdryer but there was a fridge, which we kept stocked with diet cokes and bottled water, available everywhere. There was a small kiosk just round the corner, selling 500ml bottles of water at 15Dh (about £1.50) a time.
We arrived at about 9:30 on our first night and asked if we were too late to eat. The receptionist arranged for a meal to be sent up to our rooms. It was fantastically welcome.
Breakfast was continental buffet. Lots of pastries, rolls, sliced meats, cheese, yoghurts. The usual stuff. Coffee (great), tea and fresh orange juice on tap.
Evening meals were limited, to say the least. Little choice, as there was a small kitchen only open at breakfast and evening meal, providing only two choices per night. You'll be disappointed if you don't like chicken and maybe if you do. We ate in the hotel three times but only when we were too tired to go to any of the excellent local cafes or restaurants, of which there are loads within 5 minutes walk, off Place du 16 Novembre (including MacD, if that's your thing). We noticed some people in the lobby with coffees but it wasn't something we actually ordered ourselves.
The swimming pool is on the roof and, even when it's hot outside, that pool is COLD. It's quite small but made a welcoming, if cold, break. Towels provided by the pool. Plenty of loungers by the pool, plus toilets, showers and changing rooms.
Hotel will also provide a few excursions, which were paid for on our return to the hotel. We went to see the waterfalls in the Atlas mountains. Not particularly exciting but it was good to get somewhere cooler for the day.
We were on the 2nd floor and had good wifi access. The room overlooked the street but we were not disturbed by any night-time activities, despite there being restaurants around us.
Jemaa El Fna is a five minute taxi ride, costing around between 30-50Dh (£3-£5), depending on your haggling skills.
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