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“Good budget hotel.” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Almas
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   79, Avenue Moulay Rachid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #196 of 460 hotels in Marrakech
Haywards Heath, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good budget hotel.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Very good location - busy location- walkable to medina but not overly noisy and we had a room at the front. Lots of restaurants nearby. Hotel is clean, room quite a good size- breakfast ok but basic. No kettle or hair dryer in room. Non existent bar even though notice at front says bringing your own food and drink in is strictly forbidden! Door staff eyed up carrier bags possibly containing hidden water or alcohol! Roof top pool small but we always got a sun bed. Towels are provided.
Worth the money but don't expect luxury.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Sliema, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Nothing special about this hotel compared to European standards it was ok , Room was big and clean but food was very very very basic and didn t like it at all! However compared to other hotels i ve stayed in Morocco it was even better than the 4 stars ones!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We came to Marakesh for 1 night from Agadir. We hired a car and drove up.

This hotel for the money was really good. The rooms are big and clean. The hotel is very quiet considering it is on a main rd. They have parking for cars and they keep an eye on it.

The lady at reception could be a lot nicer. She didn't smile or welcome us or anything.

The breakfast was enough. The bread was fresh and the fresh Oj was delicious.

The pool on the roof is really nice. I read reviews saying the pool was cold. We were all swimming.

Had a lovely stay here.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stayed for 6 nights in August 2013. Very clean and large rooms (ours had a balcony). Breakfast not much selection. Didn't use the restaurant in the evening (pretty basic) as plenty of more attractive restaurants close by. Location for us was perfect close to new shopping area, approx 30 mins walk to Jemaa el Fnaa square or 20 dirhams (if your lucky) by taxi. No bar in hotel but Acima large supermarket nearby (approx 10 min) walk has a reasonable selection of wines for apero's. Rooftop pool very welcome but pretty cold even in August smallish deck area around poolside but vacant loungers available on each of our visits. Hotel staff very helpfull.
All in all highly recommended and excellent value.

  • Stayed August 2013, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We stayed at the hotel for 4 nights in August 2013. The hotel was nice and clean and worth the money we paid. The staff were very nice and helpful and always gave us good advice when we asked about sightseeing and excursions and even provided with a map marked with the tourist hotspots. We booked the Atlas mountain tour through the hotel which was an amazing experience and must see. There was no safety deposit box in the room...however when my husband enquired about it ttwice, they brought us up a safe to keep in the room which was very helpful.
The rooftop pool looks very nice and clean...the pool itself was really cold so no one was hardly ever there.

The hotel is a 20-30 min walk from the square. We walked it once and got the horse and carriage ride back which was really nice. After that we went by taxi which was 15-20 dirhams. The square is an experience not to be missed, especially at night when it is packed out and bustling with food stalls, however we didn't eat there. The souks behind the square are full of beautiful things and good bargains, but you have to haggle good and proper in every single shop which can get very tiring towards the end.

Our Overall experience of Marrakech was really good...the morrocons are very kind and helpful people. We felt safe at all times.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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16 hotel reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Spent a couple nights here and still feel like I missed something. Buddy street out front but the noise did not come in and keep me up. One neat thing was the elevator. The panel inside that one uses to push the button to their floor is touch sensitive like a smartphone. It only gets annoying when the elevator gets a bit crowded and someone calls three floors and activates the alarm with their back by accident. The TV gets channels in, besides Arabic, French and German.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The hotel is in a good position 20 -30mins walk from medina, Taxi costs 20 dirhams if you negotiate.Good fish restaurant next door we ate there and it cost only 120 dirhams for three of us, you choose your own fish and they cook it there and then. Very busy when we were there. The hotel is a 3 star, we had a good size room on the 2nd floor no balcony, but it was clean and the bathroom was clean with toiletries and towels supplied. The beds were big and clean, though the pillows were hard. There was no safety deposit box which was not good, nor tea /coffee facilities. air con good, small fridge. The swimming pool was good on the roof, nice views and not many people up there, whilst we stayed there maximum 11 people at a time, at one time we had the pool to ourselves. Towels supplied. Breakfast is basic one type of cereal-cornflakes, pastries, rolls, dates -continental really. It is a good hotel to stay in and good value for money.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Address: 79, Avenue Moulay Rachid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Ranked #196 of 460 hotels in Marrakech
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Almas 3.5*
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