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“Hotel Nice, Area Not So Nice”
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Hotel Fashion
Ranked #181 of 500 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Canada
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Hotel Nice, Area Not So Nice”
Reviewed July 14, 2008

If you need the regular hotel comforts of the western world then this is a good choice, it is very nice (as it should be considering the price!). TV, big room, clean bathroom, small balcony window onto the crazy busy street, decent reception staff.

The "pool" however is no more than a knee-deep bird bath, although it is very pretty. The pigeons and seagulls have made it their dropping ground. But the roof view is great and it is a good place to sit and read.

Careful going out at night. We were horribly harrassed by a drunk man who followed us to our hotel and blocked our entrance then spat on my partner's face.

Staying in the Medina is a much better choice. It is alive and full of people at all times. But the Fashion Hotel itself was very nice.

  • Liked — It was clean and we knew our stuff was safe.
  • Disliked — We had a terrible experience just outside the hotel and would not recommed this area.
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
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HotelFashion, Propriétaire at Hotel Fashion, responded to this review, June 15, 2016
Hello Miss, Sir. First of all, we thank you for taking your time to leave your comment on the TripAdvisor site. We took over stewardship Fashion Hotel since February 2016, and inform you that we have made many changes ( improvement work , quality services ...). We hope to have the privilege of welcoming you to our establishment. The direction
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Reviewed April 9, 2007

I chose the Fashion Hotel on Avenue Hassan II as a spur of the moment thing, since I needed a place relatively close to the train station in Marrakesh, for an early morning arrival. There is a Hotel Ibis right next to the station, but it was full, so I ended up here totally by chance, as it is the next closest (not including some mega-hotels, which I avoided since they are usually expensive unless booked with a package tour).

Anyway, I was pleasantly surprised when I got to the "luxury suite" since the décor was much more authentic Moroccan than I expected (it looked like it might have personality-less rooms from the outside), and the bathroom was very pretty. All of the room had lovely floor tiles, wooden furniture and paint and other decorations in good taste. I took a wonderful relaxing shower (though as usual there was nowhere to hang the shower nozzle, forcing me to juggle around without throughout the shower) and got some rest before heading to Djemaa-el-Fna, about a half-hour walk from the hotel.

Upon returning I went to bed, though I had a hard time falling asleep due to noise. Here they have this lovely suite, but the windows are like paper, so you can hear every car and motorcycle whiz by. Plus, a "mystery noise" resounds from inside the hotel, basically non-stop. It sounds like a giant rubber band being twanged over and over and over again, neverending. I suspect the elevator but can't be sure.

Then, in the middle of the night, the hotel managers knocked on the doors of the rooms adjacent to mine, from what I could hear to throw out the guests! There was a huge argument and then fight. These guests did not leave, but were infuriated by what happened, so they stayed up ALL night screaming and complaining and talking about how they were going to beat up the hotel manager and have him fired, etc. Well, this went on for hours, and despite my repeated calls to the reception desk, they did nothing to make these scandalous guests, an American man and two Moroccan girls, shut up or get out. In fact, they told ME to confront my loud, ruffian neighbors, which I refused to do since the American was talking about his martial arts skills and spewing threats. So, my lovely room at the Fashion Hotel turned into a sleepless nightmare, with zero help from the hotel to remedy the situation. I left the American a very nasty note in the morning, which I really hope he found.

Overall, a hideous hotel experience, but I'll give it 2 stars since the room really was pretty.

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HotelFashion, Propriétaire at Hotel Fashion, responded to this review, June 15, 2016
Hello Miss, Sir. First of all, we thank you for taking your time to leave your comment on the TripAdvisor site. We took over stewardship Fashion Hotel since February 2016, and inform you that we have made many changes ( improvement work , quality services ...). We hope to have the privilege of welcoming you to our establishment. The direction
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Additional Information about Hotel Fashion

Property: Hotel Fashion
Address: 45 Avenue Golf | Gueliz, Marrakech 40050, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#100 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fashion 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fashion Hotel is situated in the centre of Marrakech, within 2 km of the Majorelle Garden and the Koutoubia Mosque. Guests are invited to enjoy the city view or swim in the pool on the rooftop terrace. The air-conditioned guest rooms at Fashion Hôtel include a seating area, a TV and a telephone. They are elegantly decorated and feature a private bathroom with a bath or a shower. A continental breakfast is served every morning at Fashion Hôtel. There is a massage room and a hammam on site and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Free private parking is provided on site and Jemaâ El Fna Square is 2.4 km away. The property is 3 km from the Ben Youssef Madrasa and 4.6 km from Marrakech Menara Airport. Gueliz is a great choice for travellers interested in sunshine, sightseeing and friendly people. ... more   less 
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