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Dar el Mudal

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120 Derb Sidi Moussa Riad zeitoun jdid, Marrakech 40000 Morocco
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#518 of 1,334 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
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Welcome to Dar el Mudal, your Marrakech “home away from home.” Dar el Mudal aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Close to some of Marrakech's most popular landmarks, such as El Badi Palace (0.3 mi) and Rahba Kedima Square (0.5 mi), Dar el Mudal is a great destination for tourists.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Dar el Mudal offer air conditioning.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including baggage storage, express check-in and check-out, and a coffee shop. Guests of Dar el Mudal are also welcome to enjoy an on-site restaurant. For travelers arriving by car, street parking is available.

While in Marrakech be sure to experience local shrimp favorites at Le Grand Cafe De La Poste, L'Annexe, or Cafe Mama Afrika.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Jemaa el-Fnaa (0.4 mi), Bahia Palace (0.1 mi), and Ben Youssef Madrasa (0.9 mi), which are all within walking distance of the guest house.

Dar el Mudal puts the best of Marrakech at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Shared lounge / TV area
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English, French, Arabic
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Marc G wrote a review Sep 2020
Paris, France14 contributions2 helpful votes
In March some friends and I decided to stay in two places, including Dar El Mudal for three nights. The taste and decoration of the riad are stunning and unusual, with rare furniture and most paintings by the late Norman Hutchinson. The owner, Gloria Mudaliar Hutchinson is a lady of great elegance, beauty and charm. She, and her staff,Khadija and Reda, made our stay unforgettable. The rooms are superbly appointed and comfortable. We had dinner twice: beautiful silver and crockery, a delicious chicken curry, the real thing with at least ten spices, the best I ever had. And the next day tasty Moroccan dishes. Breakfast was delicious with almost everything you could hope for. Mrs. Gloria told us about all the newcultural and culinary spots, since she knows Marrakesh so well. My friends and I had the most enjoyable experience. Best room: upstairs, first one on the left.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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nixpul wrote a review Dec 2019
Pasig, Philippines8 contributions2 helpful votes
Very gracious host. Miss Gloria is the best! She took care of us and reccomended the best restos. Ridah (not sure of the spelling) was very helpful. Even walked us to our destaurant reservations. Drop by when you are here.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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EMANU11 wrote a review Apr 2019
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We spent three nights in this lovely home in the Medina. We were hosted by Abdullah and Hadijah. They were very attentive and provided everything we requested. The house is located perhaps 100 yds into the Medina and wasn't too difficult to locate. We were promptly greeted at arrival at the Medina gate and made our way to the house with no problem. The house had the traditional Moroccan structure with the open central area utilized as a living room seating area which was guarded by a beautiful Siamese cat. Overall, it is ornately styled, comfortably appointed and the walls are filled with amazing paintings of the owner and her family. It did have a bit of the feel of being in a museum, but we loved it. Breakfasts were provided on our schedule and the meal was quite satisfying. The bedroom and bathroom were airy, clean and had all the necessities. We very much enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Response from Gloria H, Owner at Dar el Mudal
Responded Apr 5, 2019
Thank you for taking the trouble to review my home which is now a guest house. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and that Abdullah and Khadija hosted you well. Gloria
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01mswall wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom26 contributions7 helpful votes
My wife and I have just returned from a three night stay at the Dar el Mudal and cannot praise it high enough. It is run by the owner and most charming host, Gloria Mudalier, wife of the famous painter Norman Douglas Hutchinson, and her small team of incredibly helpful staff. The bedrooms are clean, tidy and fully fitted and the lounge / dining area is a joy to behold, displaying a multitude of her husbands exquisite and entertaining paintings. Worth a visit in their own right. We enjoyed a continental breakfast each day, and a wonderful home cooked evening meal. An elegant but homely atmosphere that entices you to return.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Gloria H, Owner at Dar el Mudal
Responded Mar 24, 2019
Thank you so much for your review. It was a real pleasure having you and your wife and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Dar el Mudal.
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Raj G wrote a review Feb 2019
Edmonton, Canada12 contributions6 helpful votes
This Riad is owned by Elderly East Indian lady, who loved her house passionatly..sometimes forget that she has rented a place to someone and got money for that..this place will be suitable for someone over the age of 75 years where you have ristrctions on everything, you might be stooped and minded like a little kid immedately if youleave a light turnned on behind you, if you out your purse on the couches, leave the door closed, etc etc....it was very funny expeience..I am a frequent traveller generally say in 4.5 star or 5 star hotels first time in Morocco read few idiotic reviews and got excited with the ratings and got in ...but felt like 6 year old kid being minded every minute by strict parents....only 2 servents there and one of them quit when we were there...what a mess one poor little girl "Khadiza" has to clean up, prepare breakfast, manage all the guest and rooms....list goes on and on...ohhhh, please don't be fooled by the "Mint Tea experience" in the previous comments by others ask the prices & cover charges before you go in the rooms, ask all the rooms and read between lines...When we went to Fes...what a wonderful experience we had and we regretted that we stayed here...also a piece of advice the new town is just walking distance loaded with modren beautiful hotels, takes 10 min walk to any medina or any place you want to be in...
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Response from Gloria H, Owner at Dar el Mudal
Responded Mar 13, 2019
Dear Mr Uvraj Gill Singh, I am so so sorry you had such a bad experience in my home and I wish that I could make things up to you and your wife but by now you may be home in Canada or in your lovely palace in India. If you should ever come to Marrakech again I would be happy to give you a free night. My staff are two lovely people and may I say that you have misunderstood that 'one of them quit' - Abdellah did not 'quit' but was absent due to family problems and is now back at work. I wish you and your wife all the best.
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$128 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dar el Mudal
Which popular attractions are close to Dar el Mudal?
Nearby attractions include Palácio da Bahia (0.1 miles), Marrakech Henna Art Cafe (0.3 miles), and Dar Si Said Museum (0.09 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dar el Mudal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Dar el Mudal?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Dar el Mudal?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dar el Mudal?
Conveniently located restaurants include Casa Lalla Restaurant, Naranj, and Restaurant Angsana Si Said.
Does Dar el Mudal have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Dar el Mudal offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dar el Mudal?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dar el Mudal?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Dar el Mudal?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Palácio da Bahia (0.1 miles), Medina of Marrakesh (0.8 miles), and Medersa Ben Youssef (4.6 miles).