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“Stunning Landscape and an incredible culinary experience” 4 of 5 stars
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Mourouk Ebony Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Port Sud-Est, Anse Mourouk, Rodrigues Island, Mauritius R3423   |  
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Mauritius
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Stunning Landscape and an incredible culinary experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Not my first visit but I was pleasantly surprised with the incredible culinary experience after my recent stay in March 2014 for 4 days .It was the new Chef Thierry that made all the difference. The food was amazingly delicious and unmatched in its authenticity.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Port Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

People there,are true. Nice sevice and clean rooms. The beach is also very beautiful and i was glad to try kitesurfing session. Forme its the best kiting spot in the world and i had enjoy the kitesurf festival 2103.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Mtius
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114 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Keep away all attempts to put a star grading to E Mourouk. It is an old hotel which just passed through a violent cyclone, no TV, no telephone, JUST THE BASIC. Wifi only in lobby and quite slow but airconditioned room with ceiling fan. However after the one hour to adapt to this change which brought me 20 years back in time; it was worth the price.
The staff is simply marvellous. Very windy area and the only place where kitesurf is practised. Had the chance to have a real buffet "Rodriguais" with the "Sega Rodriguais" afterwards.
Enjoy and let your stress deplete by driving all over the island in a 4x4. You'll love every bit of it.

Room Tip: All rooms face the horizon, better get one nearer the main lobby- A or B. There is however a VILLA O...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Mauritius
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at Mourouk and found it very enjoyable. Checked in on a Wednesday around eleven and were greeted with the traditional "jus limon" ! They were by far the best we had on the island ( and trust me we had a few ! ). The hotel is quite old and you can tell by looking at the various amenities and the rooms. The latter needs a face lift especially the bathrooms. The swimming pool is nice although this also needs renovation. However and strangely enough for us, these little things didn't really matter at Mourouk. I still ask myself why as I tend to be pedantic about these !!! Food in rodrigues tends to be a lot of seafood and we weren't disappointed with what was offered at Mourouk. We had lunch at the beach bar which I rarely tasted fish that fresh ! Dinner was buffet for 3 nights with very good variety. The barbecue buffet on Wednesday was simply outstanding ! Fish grilled to perfection, local meaty grilled lamb on its bone ! On one of the nights, there was a 3 course menu with soup, fish with a safran source and a chocolate fondant. Again full marks for the food. The chefs are easily approachable and you can request something specific if you can't have what is on the menu. Likewise breakfast is a rodrigues continental style. We used to ask for "crepes" and chocolate sauce and within 5-10 mins you had them made and brought to your table. The "jus limon" was probably best during breakfast. Drinks ( water, soft drinks, beer, wine and local cocktails ) are all affordable for a hotel.

Service in general was 5 star. The staff ( all from rodrigues ) are always smiling and attending to your needs. They are always cool, relaxed and never felt like rushing.

All in all, if you want something with stunning beach views or fancy kite surf, want to enjoy decent local cuisine and aren't fussy the old room / amenties at an affordable price, then I think Mourouk should be top of your list of hotels to consider. Wholeheartedly recommended.

Room Tip: Choose a room which is mid way from the main entrance and the reception ( bungalows D or E ). The v...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Black River, Black River, Mauritius
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

i went there for the fist time for my birthday in October 2011. I was impressed by the peace and harmony there. The people are soooo kind and friendly. The hotel was very nice and I really liked it there. I then offered 4 days stay for their 25th Anniversary and they too had a memorable time there. Highly recommend you this splendid hotel...

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Beau Bassin - Rose Hill
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We spent 4 nights and 5 days at the hotel. We arrived in the morning in Rodrigues and after a little lost adventure, we finally arrived at Mourouk at noon.
At our arrival, you are immediately taken care of by a smiling staff, a cold towel and of course the best of all the amazing and famous limon juice.We checked in very rapidly and found our room with a beautiful view of the sea.
We had lunch there and were more than satisfied by the tastefulness of the dishes. You really have to try the "salade ourite sec" which is the best of all.
I could write a literature about this hotel but will make it short this time.
* Perfect location - 30 minutes to Airport, 20 minutes to Port Mathurin, 10 minutes to Mont Lubin and 5 minutes to Gravier.
*Perfect wind location for windsurfers
*Amazing staff - Always there to help, always smiling, 5 star staff.
Entertainment - Awesome!
*Rooms - Good. No TV but so much do do outside that you don't mind.
*View - Breath-taking
*Food - Wonderful - A good variety for breakfast and dinner - Very tasty! Cocktails also were very good.
*Overall Price - Excellent

Room Tip: Rooms J1, J2, J3 - Best views!
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

stayed at the hotel for almost a week and loved every moment. The location is perfect though abit windy and the view from the room was just wow which compensated the rather outdated room and didn't feel the lack of a tv.
The staff is really friendly and helpful in the true rodriguans way. Always with a smile and honest care for guests.
Its a hotel which is rather basic but the joy of staying there exceeds all expectations and you forget about all the bling bling we find in 5 stars.
Day out on a scooter would be the best way to enjoy Rodrigues and for a massage I would suggest Cotton Bay Hotel which 20 mins away by taxi.
A huge thank you to Marie Therese, Diocese, Michelle and the staff of the Mourouk Hotel.

Room Tip: All rooms face the beautiful lagoon
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Port Sud-Est, Anse Mourouk, Rodrigues Island, Mauritius R3423
Location: Mauritius > Rodrigues Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Rodrigues Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mourouk Ebony Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For your business travel and vacation leisure, when your journey takes you to Rodrigues Island and you are looking for a comfortable island accommodation. Let us welcome you at the Mourouk Ebony Hotel. We are just some minutes away from the Airport and also from the capital city Port-Mathurin. Mourouk Ebony Hotel is nestled in a colorful and lush tropical garden, facing the blue and turquoise lagoon and offering beautiful views over the deeper blue beach and the Ocean. At Mourouk Ebony Hotel, we offers an excellent vacation, private honeymoon and family atmosphere coupled with our water sports activities such as kite surfing, diving, wind surfing and deep-sea fishing as our villas are situated just steps from the beach as we guarantee a tranquil environment. We also provide a mini club for kids right on the white sandy beach and guests with a full range of water sports as well as a dive Center. Our exclusive hotel overlooks the beach coupled with other hotel amenities to guarantees a tranquil environment. We offer Car Hire for Outings across the island and on desert islets that can be viewed from the hotel. ... more   less 
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