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“Nice hotel for a short stay” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Mont Gueliz
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10-12 Avenue Mohamed V | Gueliz, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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“Nice hotel for a short stay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

We only stayed one night at this hotel, the last night of our stay. Compared to another 3 star hotel we stayed in Marrakesh, this one had a nice room, it was clean and well located. We enjoy one late afternoon at the terrace by the pool and really have no complaints.
Breakfast was good (highlight to the croissants!) and staff was friendly.
The only downside we can mention is the construction works being done just next to the hotel and you could hear all the noise from the restaurant, and we can imagine that if your room is facing that part of the building that would be a nightmare. In relation to the traffic noise, it did not disturb us once the double window seems to work fine in blocking the noise.
Another positive thing is that you have the supermarket just across the street as well as restaurants and cafes in the Gueliz neighbourhood.
We are generally happy with our stay.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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carnoustie, scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2010

This holiday was a last minute deal we found on the internet, it was only for a week, so was just going to be a base for some local sightseeing,
Firstly the pictures you see of the hotel are a bit glamourised; the front entrance picture doesn’t show the dirty pavement entrance with missing slabs, a sign of things to come!!
We arrived in the early evening, with enough time to book in, freshen up, and have dinner before going out to find our bearings.
Our room was on the top floor with a view from the back of the hotel, {my wife had asked for a room with a view form the front} the view from the window showed that there was another building adjoining the hotel currently in progress, and that the foundations for more construction had already being laid. Thinking that construction noise may be a problem, my wife got them to give us another room, {as had been requested} we were given a room on the first floor with a front view, this room was very basic, with a bathroom and twin beds, certainly not 3 star, barely 2, I also wondered why the room had primary double glazed sliding doors and also a secondary double glazed door leading out to a tiny veranda, I didn’t have to wonder for long, the constant 24 hour noise of traffic, mopeds, scooters, motor bikes, cars, lorries not to mention the traffic police whistling continuously from early morning to late evening is absolutely horrendous, and the hotel is on the main crossroads leading to Casablanca, and even with all the double and secondary glazing it still can’t keep the traffic noise out at night, so you can forget restful nights sleeping.
The restaurant is small but looked clean enough, the waitress although very pleasant speaks French/Arabic, but as there are now quite a lot of English speaking holiday makers using this as a base, basic English would have been helpful,
We were on half board, basic European style breakfast, but very disappointed there wasn’t a menu to select your evening meal from, basically just what’s put in front of you,
First night was French fries, rice, sausages, lettuce and olives, only good thing on the plate was the French fries, the sausages tasted sour and made me baulk, the rice was soggy and wet, utterly revolting, ate out
Second night was the same as the previous night sausages slightly better, ate out again
Third night was chops, French fries, lettuce and olives, ate a few of the fries and I kid you not, a green type of dye came out of the chops, I showed this to my wife and to the waitress, due to not being able to communicate properly with her I was unable to convey my disgust, her actions and spattering of English suggested that it was a quality control mark that gets stamped on to beef joints etcetera, didn’t convince me one bit so was sent back to the kitchen, nothing was offered to replace this, we went on to the sweet, simply what was meant to be fresh water melon, which was frozen solid in the middle completely inedible, thank god McDonalds was just up the road.

We never ate our evening meals at the hotel again, simply ate out for the rest of our stay and found some really lovely restaurants close by with authentic Moroccan lamb/ beef tagines,

I would suggest you give this hotel a very wide berth, or if you’ve already booked in here then get a room at the rear, view not pretty but at least you’ll get some sleep

The rest of our Moroccan holiday was perfect,

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

Got back from Marrakech on Friday. Booked for 5 nights, stayed for 9 due to volcanic eruption. The staff at the Hotel Mont Gueliz were fantastic, especially Nadia and Saida.
Rather than exploit the situation, the hotel manager dropped the price for our 4 extra nights, and threw in a lovely evening meal for us as well !!!!
Yes, the hotel is situated on a busy roundabout, with construction work going on nearby. But, we felt,that the efforts of the staff more than compensated. Nice little pool on roof. Maids worked tirelessly to keep hotel spotless. Supermarket just across the street for all your needs. Bus number 1 from outside hotel takes you straight to main square in about 10 minutes for around 30 pence. We shall return !!!!

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2009

Firstly may I mention that there is now a direct airport shuttle bus serving the airport and Marrakech. As you exit the terminal turn immediately left and in front of you, some 80 metres, is the stop for the No 19 Bus. On leaving the airport the bus travels along the Ave de La Menera to Jeema el Fna, then along Ave Mohamed V before turning right towards the Gare Rouitere before rejoining the M'hamed V at the Place du 16 Novembre then up along Gueliz before turning left just before the top, then down Ave Mohamed VI before rejoining La Menera and back to the airport. Along the route there are 16 pick-up and drop off points so there should be one near most central hotels. The buses leave the airport every 30 mins from 06.30 until 21.00 hours, and the return from Jeema el Fna starting at 06.15 the fare is 20 Dirham single or 30 Dirham return. If you are an independent traveller, like myself, it's far cheaper then getting a taxi which would cost upwards of 100 Dirham (some will try and get anything from 150-200) into the centre.

Well ! We now arrrive at the Hotel Mont Gueliz, by the way the 3 stars is a self-assessment by the hotel. What I would like to do is take you through my stay as it actually unfolded, and believe me this is all absolutely true, some very worrying, but looking back, there is one amusing moment that would be completely at home in a sit-com like Fawlty Towers.

I arrived at the Mont Gueliz at lunchtime on the Monday and checked-in. The first thing that stuck me was how very tired it all looked, but while waiting for my key etc I looked around and noticed all the marks along the walls and the caked on dirt and dust along the skirting boards, considering this hotel had not long opened it's not a very good start. I asked for a room at the rear because the hotel is situated on a very busy intersection, with 5 incoming roads. If you are staying around this area do not dream of getting a room at the front of any hotel because you will not be able to get enough sleep to have any dreams ! I had to change my room straight away because the room I had been given had no key for the safe, as they had lost it and no spare, so I get to my room drop my things off, went up to look at the roof terrace with its small swimming pool, approx 4m x 3m, a few sunloungers and some table and chairs. I did notice the sound of some drilling, it seemed not to be that bad ( but looking back it was lunchtime) but took no notice went downstairs and headed off into town.
The hotel is a good 30 minute walk into Jeema el Fna or if you wish you can get the No 1 bus, from the intersection, which goes down to Jeema el Fna the fare is 3 and a half dirham, you pay the driver on entering, but DO keep all bags firmly closed and do not put wallets that bulge and are visible in your pockets making it much easier for those little darlings wishing to relieve you of them, but even MORE SO when in the souks.
I arrived back at the hotel that evening and in fairness the room seemed comfortable, but that all changed the following morning when the hammering, the pneumatic drills and every construction noise you can think of kicked off shortly after 06.45 and everyday after that and went on for 10 - 11 hours. It turns out that they are putting up a 6 storey building and it's flush against the hotel wall and my bedroom, and what made things even worse is there is a second site at the rear, and this is all going to go on for some time to come . I get up and head to the bathroom I notice the wrapped bar of soap in the soap dish above the basin, all well and good but it would help if the soapdish was cleaned of all the old congealed soap that had built up over goodness how long. I enter the shower having set the water at lukewarm, then out of the blue, and of it's own free will, the water shoots up to almost boiling... dangerous ! This happened all the time, a very big worry if you are travelling with children who could get badly hurt, back in the room I turned on the television (well tried to) only to find out that it did not work.
I went down to reception and was offered a room at the front, so it's traffic 24 hours a day or stay as I am, as for the water issue I was informed that's the way it is due to the plumbing thoughout the hotel and the televisions have been out of action for a number of days. I could not get any refund from the hotel, so do I check out and find another hotel, pay out for that and take the issue up when I get home with the Company I booked through, so I stayed bit my tongue and done my best to shut out the noise.
At no time was I informed of this contuction work, and going by the attitude of some staff I don't thing they would have told anyone in the first place. The staff in general, except for Saida on reception, just seem to find everything somewhat of an effort. How can I put this ? Shall we say there came a time when all the happy smiling face's were being handed out, well I can only imagine that most of the staff turned up very late and ended up right at the back of the queue.
Come Friday I decided to have an early night, as I had to be up early the following morning to head off to the airport. I must have just nodded off when there is this loud banging on my door just before 22.00. I wake up feeling a bit dazed the banging on the door continuing, so I get out of bed (Not a pretty sight !) just then the door opens, by now I am standing in the middle of the bedroom, and there standing in the doorway was this man in white robes (believe me) smiling , he approaches puts out his hand and gives me a device, which turned out to be a remote control, and then informs me that the televisions are now working again gives me a smile and leaves. Concidering that I was still standing there with not a lot on I was not sure what to make of that smile on his face ! Looking back at this particular episode I think Manuel and indeed Basil Fawlty would have been very proud indeed !
I go back to bed and it takes me some while to get back to sleep thinking how very bizarre this episode had been, and at that time at night. The following morning I get up early, even before the building site kicks off for the day, enter the bathroom turn on the shower NOTHING ! I try the basin tap NOTHING, no water in any shape or form, so I head out towards reception, get to lift OUT OF ORDER....... . By now it REALLY IS time to leave.

May I take this opportunity to wish you happy travels, but above all safe ones.

Chris Leavy.
Independent Traveller with 3 credits in the Rough Guide Travel Books. (France, Turkey and China)

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

a nice 3/4 star hotel, good prices. i payed €37 per night for a double room, had 2 double beds. great rooftop pool. its in the ville nouvelle of marrakesh 30 mins walk or 20dh in taxi to place djema fna. good location for the night spots in the hivernage. clean and very descreet

Stayed October 2009, traveled solo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2009

This hotel is situated opposite a petrol station and cafe so is ideal for buying snacks/water etc but it is also by the junction/roundabout and is busy. I was sleeping at the back of the hotel so its was okay, my friend slept at the front with ear plugs. This is situated towards the end of Mohammed V ave and junction of Mohammed V1 and is too far to walk to the Medina or Jemma El and taxis vary in cost dependent on the time of day from 20dh to 50dh too expensive, buses are great and cost under 4dh. Its a small and friendly hotel and the staff are helpful but the breakfast is boring and aimed at French tourists, The food in Morroca is great, especially the local cafes' so I cant understand why the breakfast is the same every day.
The hotel is very clean, lovely white clean towels every day, there is a hamam and a free body scrub was on the menu at the time, an experience and if you have been to Turkey and to the Turkish baths then you will be okay, my friend declined. The massage was at an extra cost but wonderful, although interruptions stemed the flow of relaxation.
If you don't mind be away from the hubbub of the Medina then this is a medium clean hotel to stay.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2008

We are a couple from Chicago. We have traveled to many places around; but we never experienced the lowest level of stupidity and shame in a hospitality establishment until our visit to Mont Gueliz Hotel in April 2008. Our visit to this hotel became a nightmare thanks to a male receptionist by name Khalid Abir who brought disgrace to himself, his hotel, and his country. We had one room for a double (my wife and me) and one room for a single (my brother). But when we came to check in, the filthy person said that we were going to have a threesome or something like that. We could not believe our ears, and even though we proved to him that the other guy is my brother. He kept insisting on that, driving my wife and my brother to have tears in their eyes. His co-worker could not believe it either, but he could not do anything. When he called one of his two bosses to get advice, his boss screamed at him on the phone for calling late and hanged up. All hotels were full, and it was too late in the night, so we sent my brother to sleep in the car. Between this guy and the hotel being too ugly/noisy, we didn’t even want to take shower; just waited for 7AM to come and leave this hotel. For a moment, this guy succeeded making us hate Morocco and hate Moroccans. In the morning, we found him having ugly confrontation with some Europeans. People who are thinking to stay at Mont Gueliz should think twice about the type of human being is going to serve them. You’d rather sleep in a car and not sleep at this hotel.

Stayed April 2008
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Address: 10-12 Avenue Mohamed V | Gueliz, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #424 of 481 Hotels in Marrakech
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mont Gueliz 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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