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Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Clean, inviting, homely feel. A home away from home. We stayed in a 5* hotel (apparently, sarcastic bbm face)! We left because the service was AWFUL! I have never stayed in a hostel before but after spending money on a hotel my budget was tight. Based on my stay at Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech, I have been converted, breakfast was... More 

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

I chose the Riad Mama based on the gorgeous pictures of the hostel, taken in the common rooms, and from just outside the hostel. And while it was pretty as a picture, what really made my experience were the people. The staff was super friendly and helpful (and spoke english!) but there were many other guests traveling alone and with... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

If your planning a trip to Morocco then I can most definitely recommend you stop at Mama Marrakech! I stayed here for three nights on a solo trip to Marrakech, I was initially nervous about travelling alone but from the moment I walked in the door I was made to feel welcome by the staff and the warm atmosphere. The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

The people are what make this place; Crystal and Youssef made us feel really welcome, looked after me when I was ill and made excellent suggestions for trips and places to visit. The building is quirky and individual and for somewhere that's only been open since August its very comfortable and clean.. The staff were polite and always happy to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I was going to travel in Morocco for a week but after staying here and getting to know some locals I travel morocco for 2 months. I used Mammas as a base of operation to treak around the country. I reccomend to everyone I meet thats going to Marrakesh to stay here.

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Thank vandylz
Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

I stayed this Hostel for 4 days last month,I had an amazing time there.Free break first and tea and great terrace,To meet new friends,Excellent service,I could enjoy my traveling a lots !! They have many good excursions for short trips.Its such as a desert and āyt bin ḥaddū aroun I'm sure You will enjoy Marrakech but if you wana enjoy... More 

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Thank Tomohiro H
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

When I arrived in Marrakech, I meant to stay only four days, but had such an amazing time (in many ways because of this hostel) I ended up staying a week. The hostel is beautiful, clean, and comfortable with lots of common space. It was easy to meet other guests to travel or spend the day with. The owners are... More 

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

Hey everyone! If you are looking for a place with the best vibes and great people, don't look very further! A stay in mama marrakech will be inspiring and colourfull! You'll never forget! Andrea from Holland

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Richmond, Indiana, United States
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

I travelled to this hostel along with two other friends on a two week trip to Morocco. After quite a journey from Paris, we felt immediately welcomed and put at ease by the owners. Our rooms were always clean, our breakfasts were tasty, filling, and we never waited long to eat. The location of the hostel is perfect for running... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

As soon as we arrived, the owners offered us overpriced excursions and offered to get us a taxi to the airport the day we were leaving (which was double the price, probably due to their commission being added to the service). Is it a hostel or agency? We had short time to use the kitchen, which is tiny. Breakfast`s included,... More 

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Thank Dave M
Crystal G, Manager at Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech, responded to this review

Dear Dave M, Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech is very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience in our hostel. To the other readers of Trip advisor, I hope that you consider all the reviews from our clients who have stayed with us….and to Dave, you actually never booked excursions and car services with us, so it is... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Description of Property and Hostel: Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech is a warm friendly place that welcomes travelers and backpackers, ages 18 and over, from all the far corners of the world. We have a tremendous amount of experience in the hospitality industry. Collectively, we are native English, French, Arabic and Spanish speakers so we can understand what travelers need during their stay in a place that may or may not be familiar. As our guest, you can relax on our beautiful garden terrace and drink free mint tea all day if you desire. If you are feeling social, mingle with other guests listening to music in our comfortable ground floor salon and even feel free to cook yourself a meal in our kitchen, using the wonderful spices you may have just gotten from the Souks. We can also help you set up the adventure of your life with day and night trips to other cities… Go to the beach for the day in Essaouira, take a hike on the trails and waterfalls in the mountains of Ourika Valley or even go camel riding and spend some time in the Sahara… After a few days of adventure, you may want to relax, come back to Mama Marrakech and sense that this hostel is your home away from home. We desire that you to feel that this experience is one you want to tell your friends about or feel safe enough to come back alone, because you are a part of our extended family! Accomodations: Three large mixed dorm rooms available: Dorm One- 5 single beds with bathroom en-suite Dorm Two- 6 single beds, Dorm Three - 6 single beds. All dorms have a bathroom a few feet away from the room and all clients have access to the bathroom and shower on the terrace. There are 3 nice European style bathrooms with hot water showers in the hostel. Prices: 120 Moroccan Dirhams per person per night for dorm 1 with 5 beds and bathroom in the room (approximately 12,50 Euros), 100 Moroccan Dirhams per person per night for dorm two and three (approximately 9,00 Euros). Private rooms are possible for groups that can fill the accommodation desired room or entire hostel. Prices can be arranged by email based on the needs of each party. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech

Address: Derb Raouia No. 18, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $9 - $11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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