We stayed here two years ago., and I've been thinking about writing this since! So here we go!
In one way this was like staying amongst the pages of Elle Decoration, however the whole experience was spoiled by the attitude of the manageress who was primarily concerned with making as much money from us as possible.
My husband , daughter and myself had contracted bad food poisoning in the souks and although we had ordered a meal for us all I was too ill to eat mine and so I cancelled it late afternoon. When the bill came at the end of our stay they had charged for it and were adamant that we should pay.
The Riad was in one of the poorest parts of the Medina and walking back at night was quite nerve-racking, with people seriously pestering us for money and threatening us if we did not respond or give enough.
All the other staff were lovely, but the Manageress created a very unpleasant atmosphere indeed.
Sad but true
This turned out to be a very expensive holiday
This was one of the bad experiences we had there-there were more
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dar Housnia is an elegant guesthouse, unique in marrakech, comprisinga Riad and a Douiria wich articulate around an inside terrace with a lovely swimming pool.Dar Housnia was renovated in the true style and spirit of Arabian Andalusian architecture, using traditional methods.Dar Housnia is located in one of the most authentic district of the Medina, only at 5 min walking from the Medersa Ben Youssef and a 15 min from the legendary Jemaa el Fna square.The riad has 4 suite junior and the Douiria 2 rooms, each with a bathroom.An traditional hammam as well as a massage room allow to enjoy wellmess cares at dar Housnia...just next to your room.Rachida, our cook, can offer you a choice of dishes for lunch or dinner.having a candelight "tte-à-tte" dinner on the roof terrace, listening to a quiet music is a blessing!Free wifi, Guard 24h/24H. ... more less
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