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L'Heure d'Ete
Ranked #55 of 505 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“No wifi not good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The Riad is down a back street off the main square I'm the medina, a little scary for a first time visitor, the rooms are quite basic, not tv, and no Internet, I ended up not staying there and tey were okay with that I think in future I'll need to check trip advisor more closely

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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2 Thank David19david
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Positive:
1. Good location to stay. The riad is just 2 minutes walk from Jemaa El Fna and within proximity to major attractions in Marrakesh.
2. Thank you to the ladies to clean our room neatly everyday!!
3. Quiet at night.


Negative:
1. Don't be fooled with the rating of this riad. It is NOT AS GREAT AS the rating show on this website. On our check out day, two reception staffs urged us to rate the riad's review all "excellent". We found this action is too much.

2. On the checkout day, we asked the receptionist help to call our preferred taxi driver. They pretended to call and quickly tell us that the phone call didn't go through. Instead, they suggested us to arrange airport transfer with the riad, which is triple times more expensive.

3. Breakfast was good but serving time too slow. The terrace cafe was empty, and all foods are ready made. However, still took them 20-30 minutes average to serve breakfast.

4. WIFI doesn't work all the time.

Room Tip: Choose upper floor rooms. Ground floor is too dark.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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2 Thank globaltrotter1280
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We stayed 3 nights and found that the location just minutes from Jemaa-el-Fna square. We had the Riad arrange an airport pickup and the driver was waiting for us when we got off the plane. Hammou greeted us and took us to the terrace for mint tea. Each night we would return from eating in the food stalls in the square or the many restaurants for a glass of wine on the roof terrace. Languages French, English, Arabic and maybe more. If I go back I would stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Twobyte2
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Granada, Spain
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

It is a nicely decorated riad very well located. The rooms have too thin walls so you hear everything. Bathroom smells. In general, a good place to stay but without much privacy. Bbreakfast was not particularly good, in fact I disliked it very much.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Tr0tamund0s2012
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MARRAKECH
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

We spent a couple of days in Marrakech , we satyed at Ryad L'heure D'ete for 3 nights , all went well , the breakfast we had in the small garden -terrace was so perfect and delicious.
My stay here is marked in my life.i will not forget this experience , i recommend this kosy and nice riad to everybody going to Marrakech . Staff is there for you namely : Hammou and fatimzahra,
All is all , you are welcome in this small-kosy Riad to realize your dream , and spend your experience in the bustle ,hustle of the Medina.

Room Tip: Rooms in the second floor
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank AMTRAVELITE
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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Very nice and quiet riad in the center of the Medina, two minutes away from the Jemaa-el-Fna square. Staff are nice, friendly and helpful, rooms are cosy and breakfast in the terrace is a must.

Room Tip: ask to see before if possible
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Amandio2012
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

We, Dutch couple with daughter and friend, are very enthousiast about L'Heure d'Ete and want to recommend it to everybody who wants a cosy place to stay near the Jema El Fna square. Very nice people, good rooms and a beautifull terrace for breakfast. Many thanks.

Jan Theunissen

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Joannus T
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Additional Information about L'Heure d'Ete

Property: L'Heure d'Ete
Address: 96, sidi Bouloukat, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#21 Best Value Hotel in Marrakech
#30 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#32 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#82 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#116 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — L'Heure d'Ete 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is in the fascinating shrine of the Medina, sheltered from too much modernity, that you will find this welcoming house that was a traditional Marrakchi family mansion until 2006It took 2.560 trips by donkey drawn carriage to bring all the new materials needed to renovate the house and make a dream come true. But all our efforts have been rewarded and l'Heure d'Eté is now a lovely ryad proud to combine the discreet comfort of stylish modernity with the best of age-old Moroccan traditions. 13 rooms and a suite are distributed on three different levels around a glass-roof patio-lounge that can be opened at will to enjoy the best of the season.L'Heure d'Eté is located in the vicinity of Jemaa el Fnaa Square (3 minute walk) and will provide you with all the expertise and comfort you need to enjoy the unforgettable beauty of the red city. ... more   less 
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