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Dar Nour El Houda

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3 Derb Lahdhiri | Kaat Bennahid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recall trawling through the hundreds of 5* reviews on here thinking that this surely must be too good to be true. Alas, after careful deliberation, we took the 'dive' and booked. Genuinely what can I say? The riad is perfect for a couple/family who want an intimate and relaxing break with an exciting landmark just minutes away. The quality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dat Nour El Houda is a very nice riad located perfectly in the medina (but in the more quite/authentic part). The host is very helpful and friendly. He showed us the way to the main square and helped us arranging another riad for the week thereafter when this one was fully booked. The room is very clean and well designed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has very comfortable rooms, relaxing living spaces, really nice breakfast served on the terrace, and most importantly, a very kind and knowledgeable host, Noureddine. As others have mentioned- it's a great getaway from the hustle and bustle of the Medina. All the meals we had prepared for us there were excellent, and again Noureddine's professionalism was outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The riad is beautiful, immaculately clean and exactly the kind of peaceful place you want to be in after exploring the madness of Marrakech. The riad location was about a ten-minute walk from Jemaa El Fna which suited us perfectly and about a five minute walk to the taxi rank. Noureddine (the riad manager) really made us feel like home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

My boyfriend and I had the most amazing stay at Dar Nour El Houda! It's so quiet and peaceful. The food is good and it's in a great location. Tough to find though so I recommend purchasing the cab service from the airport to the Riad. Honestly though, the best part is the staff. They are so amazing!! Nordine literally... More 

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Elaine, Thank you for such an excellent review and for recommending our humble riad to others so highly. We are glad you have "nothing but good memories and praise" for Dar Nour El Houda. Noureddine does all he can to welcome guests and ensure that they have a good break so we are so pleased that his assistance was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Dar Nour El Houda is the perfect base for a visit to Marrakech. Noureddine, the manager of the riad, is an absolute gem - he will show you how to navigate the (often confusing) souks, recommend places to visit, and go out of his way to answer any questions/problems you might have. The riad itself is situated right in the... More 

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, A heartfelt thanks for such a wonderful review. To say you cannot recommend our riad more is a huge compliment which we really appreciate. We are very pleased you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay. Noureddine is indeed a gem who does all he can to help guests have a good break. It would be our honour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The Riad was an oasis. I had something special in mind and Dar Nour El Houda fit my expectations perfectly. The rooms are large and modern with a Moroccan twist. The Riad is not easy to find at first, but once you get used to the perfect directions the Manager Zaid gives you, you won't have any problems. Zaid was... More 

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review for our riad. We are so glad when we hear such positive feedback. We are pleased that Dar Nour El Houda met your expectations and was much more than you had hoped for, we are glad too that you found it an oasis in Marrakech. We hope to welcome you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This Dar/Riad made our stay in Marrakesh absolutely fantastic. Breakfast was amazing. The host, Noureddine, was the kindest most considerate host I have ever had- and that is not an overstatement. It was like staying with a really caring family member. Our rooms were extremely clean and comfortable, and the setting in the Medina was very convenient, and yet removed... More 

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you for your excellent review. We too feel that our riad offers great value for a high level of service and quality boutique accommodation (having stayed in many Marrakech riads before taking over Dar Nour El Houda) - we feel this is unmatched in the medina. We are very pleased that you had a great stay and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Dar Nour El Houda is a beautiful Riad. I would highly recommend it. It is very clean and great value. It was our first night in Morocco and Noureddine was extremely helpful and generous of his time in showing us around, giving us directions and maps of the medina and recommending places to eat and things to visit. I organised... More 

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are so pleased that you had such a great stay at Dar Nour El Houda and are happy to hear that it was one of the nicest riads during your stay in Morocco. Noureddine is a great host and we are pleased he was of such good assistance to you.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I don't think I can even describe fully how much I loved staying at Dar Nour El Houda, or how absolutely incredible Noureddine is. Me and my friend spent 10 days here and we miss it so much already, it genuinely felt like home. The riad itself is beautiful - really clean, full of light, art and plants. We stayed... More 

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful detailed review. We are so pleased you had a great 10-day stay at our riad. Noureddine is indeed one of the best hosts guests can hope to find and we are glad you found the riad beautiful too. Asia does indeed cook fantastic and 3-course meals and we are pleased you enjoyed these. We are... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Nour El Houda is a chic and unique boutique Riad in the heart of the Madina of Marrakech. It is the former home of French contemporary artist Patrick Carpentier and is now owned by a group of British friends who fell in love with the place. The Riad is interior decorated to a high standard in cream and white. It enjoys an open courtyard with a large Olive tree and a plunge pool as well as a terrace with views to the Katoubia and the Atlas Mountains. Each of the four en-suite bedrooms have their own unique character and the entire property is decorated with Patrick's beautiful artworks. The Riad is located in the centre of the Madina, close to star attractions such as Ben Youssef Mosque and Madresa (5 mins walk), the Marrakech Museum (5 mins walk) and the Photography Museum (4 mins walk). Jemaa-El-Fna is an approximate 12-15 minute walk away and a map is provided to guide you. Taxis from the airport stop at Place Moukef (Kaat Benahid), a 4 minute walk away. Famous restaurants such as Le Fondouk, Dar Tazi and Restaurant Naima are all approximately 5 minutes walk away, but in our opinion the best meal is served within Dar Nour El Houda itself with a fantastic 3-course meal cooked by one of your hosts, Asia. Together with our Manager, Noureddine, you will be treated to attentive service where every guest is looked after with the utmost care. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar Nour El Houda

Address: 3 Derb Lahdhiri | Kaat Bennahid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $39 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dar Nour El Houda 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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