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Riad Houdou

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed September 10, 2014

After returning from Essaouira in August we stayed with our family of four in Riad Houdou for one night. Simply a great place. After spending three days in a mediocre riad in Essaouira Riad Houdou was just the oasis to spend a last night before leaving Marrakech. A very clean place, a central court with beautiful plants, nice public rooms...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for this great review. We are very happy and proud to read that you have appreciate your stay in the riad. That's very kind of you to write that we deserved better, but we are very grateful of all this kind reviewed that the guests write for us. It will be a pleasure to see you...

Bath
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We arrived in Marrakech late at night, meandered through the lively streets, dodged a few mopeds and then arrived at the Riad. The door opened to an oasis of calm (and style!). The hosts Eric and Didier were as stylish as the place and did everything to ensure we had a great time. We were travelling with our two sons...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you very much to let this great review, that's very nice of you. We are very happy that you have appreciate your stay in the riad and your boys too. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you another time in riad Houdou.

WV
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Everything was truly wonderful. The rooms are lovely and unique, and the dining area is a cool and peaceful place. Didier and Eric are wonderful hosts, Didier even took the time to walk me to the main square and a restaurant, making sure I would find my way there and back. The location is perfect, close enough to all the...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you for this great a review. We were happy to receive you and more to read that you have enjoyed your stay in the riad. We hope to have the pleasure to see you another time.

Bussum, The Netherlands
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Didier and Erik are the perfect hosts. I had a lot of questions prior to our arrival and all were answered in the nicest and most helpful way. It was our first introduction to Marocco and really great: Beautiful Riad with a lot of eye for detail. The teapot room we had was very comfortable with a beautiful bathroom. And...

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Thank your for this great review and to have chosen our riad for your stay in Marrakech. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are happy to read that you have appreciate riad Houdou. It is normal to help our gluten allergic guest and each time, Rajaa, our cook, tries to found how to arrange traditional recipies without...

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed in Riad Houdou for a few nights in July. The Riad is located in the middle of the Medina (old town), although it's not hard to get there (it's very close to place Moukef, where taxis can still stop). They have a pick up service to and from the airport, which is slightly more expensive than a taxi,...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much to have chosen our riad and for this review. I'm very happy to read that you have appreciate our riad. You're right for the room on the roof terrace but of course with the air conditioning we can limited the hotness of the summer in Marrakech! We hope to have the pleasure to receive you...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed August 16, 2014

I didn't actually stay here but the two French guys helped me out when I was lost. I had been looking for another Riad which had been incorrectly marked on Google maps as in the same area as this Riad. I had been looking for the other Riad for some time when I called to the door and the two...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for this unexpected review, that's very kind of you. It was not a big deal for us to help you and we know that it can be very stressful when you don't know a medina to find a place. To the pleasure to welcome you if you come back. Best regards

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have just returned from a week away in Marrakech and stayed one night at the Riad Houdou. As many others have said, this place is just a dream! The riad itself is impeccable - really clean with lovely decor and is a real oasis from the chaos of the medina. The open air courtyard where we ate and had...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Kirsty It was pleasure to meet you and I'm very happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay in the medina. Thank you so much for this review. It will be a pleasure to receive you another time in the riad!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 28, 2014

What an incredible experience thanks to Eric and Didier! These passionate hosts will welcome you warmly into their riad and you won't want to leave. Their level of service and hospitality was absolutely wonderful; from walking us into the main square so we get to know our neighbourhood, to sitting and chatting over mint tea on the rooftop terrace upon...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Anne Thank you to have chosen our riad and for your so nice reveiw! We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay and more to know that you want come back! It is a great honor from a connoisseur of Morocco such as you! Rajaa tries to satisfay the guest who want o avoid gluten, and I'm...

Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were lucky enough to have had Riad Houdou recommended to us by a friend who had stayed there last year and we were't disappointed! The decor is gorgeous and Eric & Didier have an eye for detail which results in tasteful, eclectic rooms which are a pleasure to be in. One of the highlights of our stay was our...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca Thank you very much for your enthusiastic review. We are so hoppy to read that you have enjoyed your stay and what we purpose. A lot of guests like the hammam with Sherazade and the massage with Khadija. It was a pleasure to receive you and we hope to see you another time!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Riad Houdou was our base of operations during a four day trip to Marrakech. The rooms are a bit smaller than some of the other riads we stayed in but the pool and fruit trees in the courtyard add to the beautiful setting. Since we had an upstairs room, we were able to leave the doors open while we lounged...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and to have chosen our riad for your stay in Marrakech. You have to know that in Marrakech a lot riad have small room (on contrary to Fez) and our riad have different size of room (one is 33 m2, ideal for family). So I'm sorry to read that your room was too small for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in historical quarters and typical of the medina of Marrakech, the ryad Houdou is a masonry of the XVIIe century, middle-class old property of a rich family astronomers. Associating traditional architecture and a contemporary furnishing, the decoration of the riad reflects Morocco and our personality. Living on the place, we want to give again all his direction with the concept of guest house. Here, you will discover expatriation all while feeling you as on your premise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Houdou

Address: 54 Derb el Hammam, el Moukef | Marrakech, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $74 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Houdou 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Riad Houdou Marrakech
Riad Houdou Hotel Marrakech
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#151 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#166 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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 of 5 bubbles PollyCoops, 3 days ago | Read review
“Try to have a dinner one night while your there at the riad, totally worth it. Amazing food and service.”
 of 5 bubbles jharr85, 1 week ago | Read review
“Book direct with the Riad as each room is different and you will get the best price.”
 of 5 bubbles katef943, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Thé à la menthe - quiet w/ nice bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles JGontheway, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms are good!”
 of 5 bubbles 733andrewc733, May 24, 2016 | Read review
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