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“Rough around the edges, great resturant.” 4 of 5 stars
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La Maison des Oliviers
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Douer Lgouacem - Tasoultante | Km 6 route de l'ourika BP 429, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #155 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
London
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“Rough around the edges, great resturant.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Just back from a four day break in Morocco where we stayed at La Maison Des Oliviers. This is a hotel constructed in a traditional style as a series of Riads within the hotel walls. We stayed in a ground floor suite, the lounge, sleeping area, bathroom and large private garden were all spacious, albeit a little ‘untidy’ and rough around the edges. Public and pool areas likewise. At all times we found the staff to be courteous and helpful, although at times a little thin on the ground. The restaurant was excellent, the food was very good with a reasonable choice for a four day stay. We had booked half board and were glad we did, I suspect it would be considerably more costly to pay on meal by meal basis. Whilst we were prepared for it ( from other reviews ) the location is a drawback, up a dirt track the hotel is an oasis in desert of building sites and squatter type camps. We did do the trip to the Medina in Marrakech, and decided it was not for us

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Decided on a short break last minute to get away from the cold in the Uk. Have been to Marrakesh twice before and stayed right in town but this time I wanted a proper pool to lounge by but still have some Moroccan charm. Riad La Maison Des Oliviers fit the bill perfectly. Spacious , clean, comfortable rooms with tv, Aircon/heating, balcony and garden, en suite. Not as luxurious as a riad in the soft furnishings and decor department but the buildings and grounds are attractive.
Food was surprisingly good, not fancy but good, staff very friendly and helpful. A shuttle takes you into town in less than 15 minutes, book half an hour before you want to go, cost 25 dirhams per person.
I would go back . Shame about the weather!!

  • Stayed April 2013, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

A friend and I spent 4 nights here, it was relaxing however far from the city and taxi rides cost a fortune! Staff were very friendly and our rooms were cleaned every day! There was shuttle service that took us into the city for 5 euros. We would come back very late from dinner and the hotel doors were always shut but someone will be there to open them when we knock. We had an upgraded room which were very dim but then again everywhere in Marrakesh was very dim. It did create a cosy atmosphere.

We went during Feb so it was a very quite time and we had the heated pool to ourselves most of the time which was very nice!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

My friend and I (32 & 33) were so impressed with Maison Des Olivier! We both wanted to see Marrakech, but not stay right in the centre. There was a shuttle (only £2 each, one way) that took 10 mins and dropped you in and collected you when suited. The rooms were basic, but very clean with a nice side table and tv, along with a nice bathroom (separate toilet and shower). The hotel has a lovely restaurant and bar, which we went to on our first night! Also the pool was like an oasis, sitting on lovely soft beds with towels provided. Then you can have your lunch poolside, before going back into the craziness of the Medina to watch the sunset. We also had free wifi everywhere!! There are no shops and it's down a dusty track, but if you want a Marriott style hotel - book there! This is a Moroccan riad - with traditional features alongside modern. I emailed the hotel and they arranged our transfer from the airport, bit of a 1980's style Mercedes picked us up, but only cost about £8! Will definitely be back to MDO!

Room Tip: We had room 509 which is near the pool - great size room with a nice bathroom.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I stayed at the hotel for three days and I was amazed with the design and services the hotel offer. The staff were very nice; the rooms were very large and comfortable; the Restaurant was just amazing with many great indoor feature, the food served was just delicious!; the pool area provived a relax atmostphere and in many occassion lunch is served there by the pool, unfortunately, by 1800 or sundown, the pool seems abandon and dark with no activity there, but maybe during real summer its different. I did not use the spa, so I cannot comment. I must admit that taking a shuttle or taxi back and forth to the city can be costlhy.

Room Tip: My room was located near the pool, all the way on the back,at night, it was very dark back there, so...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I've just returned from a holiday at Maison Des Oliviers and felt compelled to write a review as I had such a lovely stay there, the surroundings were gorgeous and the staff could not have been more helpful. Yes it is quite quiet there and a bit out of the way of the main old and new towns but it really depends on what you're looking for, If you want pool parties and nightclub central this probably isn't the place you're looking for but personally I liked the fact it was that bit removed from the hustle and bustle and it's only a short and cheap taxi ride into the busier areas for going out. Plus the staff there can arrange any excursions and day trips you want to do so it's easy to get out and about if you want an active holiday. Alternatively if you're looking for some R and R it's a lovely relaxing base to just chill at (and the spa there is well worth a visit) . I would highly recommend it

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

The Hotel is about 7Km out of town. Good news is it's quiet, bad news is it's a taxi ride to get to a restaurant or shop! The road to the hotel is unmade, unlit & strewn with dumped rubbish. It's amongst half built houses with people living in makeshift tents & a roaming pack of dogs (see pic taken from the entrance!). We were staying 7 nights. Arrived late at night & felt very ill at ease with the surroundings. The room bore no resemblance to those on the website & was VERY basic & tired. Long TV table, one dining room chair, one bedside table. If you wanted to sit down you had to use the bed. The bathroom was small & the walk-in shower difficult to use due to its 1 position bracket. I turned it on & a high pressure jet was directed right across the room soaking the clean towels on the rail (which was falling off!). Good start... The toilet is separate & like a public loo. Although it wasn't expensive, we still felt ripped off as it was way poorer than expected. I actually appologised to my partner for taking her there. We went to Essaouira on the coast for a day trip & ended up staying the night there as we found a superb small hotel & really didn't want to go back to our room in the Maison des Oliviers! The Hotel food is good but the menu limited & didn't change, wine selection very poor. Breakfast not very 'continental'. Most things covered in oil, honey, sugar or fried. No cold meats etc. I only ate bread, fruit & the fantastic fresh orange juice. Conversely, the staff were brilliant! Very friendly & helpfull - couldn't fault them.
We were surprised to see a Trip Advisor 2013 award on the wall - clearly it wasn't based on the room we had!

Room Tip: Don't go for the basic rooms!
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Douer Lgouacem - Tasoultante | Km 6 route de l'ourika BP 429, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#58 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#58 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#100 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#125 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — La Maison des Oliviers 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La maison des oliviers à l’écart des tumultes de la ville rouge est la destination rêvée pour un séjour à Marrakech. Vous retrouverez dans son architecture le charme du concept d’un Riad traditionnel, allié au confort le plus raffiné.Afin de vous relaxer durant votre séjour, un service bien être vous sera proposé. Des vacances pour le confort du corps et la curiosité de l’esprit.Notre établissement possède 10 chambres standard, 6 Suites Ambassadeur, 12 Suites sénior, 1 Suite Pacha, 1 Suite pour personne à mobilitée réduite. ... more   less 
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