ibis Marrakech Centre Gare
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... another glorious day in paradise we had mixed feelings for tonight we would be in Marrakech and whilst we were keen to explore magical Marrakech, we were sad to know that we were leaving the Moroccan countryside behind. The varied landscapes, the colours, the textures, the local people and of course the livestock, we had loved it all.
We did however have a drive through the passes of the High Atlas Mountains between us and Marrakech, and we were eager to ...
... and pillows, the individual compartments also had doors you could close, and the toilet had toilet paper, soap and a hand dryer. As I write this now it seems like a really silly thing to get excited about but after 2 months in India we have come to expect nothing from anywhere and always carry our own toilet paper and hand soap. Each couchette compartment had 4 beds in it and so we shared ours with a local man who spent most of his night not in the ...
... agenda! There was a lot of hype going into this tour, since we knew that basically every movie or TV show that ever had sand dunes in it was filmed here, and yet it didn't quite manage to reach our expectations. As you might imagine if you took a minute to think about it (which we didn't), looking at film sets up close is incredibly unimpressive. You can see the foam used to make doors and giant statues, the paint chipping away after being layered on again and again ...
... flipflops as we strode ankle deep in unquestionable puddles. Columns of water fell off unguttered roofs and we squelched back to Djemmael Fna. I posted some cards, haggled for a beautiful black umbrella and huddled towards the warmth offered by the hammans. Our steps led us to a new area, elegant and filled with antique shops, tucked between the Palace and the filth of the Jewish quarter. We popped into to see the sparse displays of the Da Si Said Museum, ...
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Me, my wife and our 8 years son paid about 50 Eur for one night. Like all the Ibis in Morocco, it's very good value, even more in Marrakech, where a search on the web leads you to the sensation that Marrakech is a relatively expensive site.
Rogue bar bills
The Ibis Hotel is a good base to explore Marrakech. The swimming pool and gaden are great for shelter from the heat. The rooms are small and it would not be advisable to stay at the Ibis for a long period as it could feel very cramped. We were a large party of ten staying for 3 days and ended up with a lot of rogue bar bills. The bar bills had forged signatures. These were taken off our bill very promptly by the reception staff..it felt that they have had to do this before.
A reasonable place to stay..but check your bills very carefully.
C'est un bel hôtel. Les chambres sont simples mais parfaites pour l'utilisation qu'on en fait. La salle de bain et la douche sont géniales. L'hôtel est un peu éloigné du centre principal (ancienne médina) mais ce n'est pas un problème.
Bien mais vérifiez votre facture
Un endroit agréable, avec des installations propres et de qualité, une belle piscine ainsi que de bons restaurants (petit-déjeuner impressionnant, thé à la menthe en option). Le seul problème a été l'apparition de notes de bar suspectes sur les factures des chambres mais elles ont été annulées grâce au personnel serviable qui parle anglais. Pour aller en ville à environ 2,5 km, un taxi prendra entre 40 et 50 dirhams.
We had one night in this hotel after returning from a four-day trip to Essauoira where we stayed in the wonderful Riad Mimouna. Before we left for Essaouira, we were staying in the delightful Dar Anika so this hotel was back to basics. I have no complaints about the hotel, you pay for what you get and at 23 GBP we were very happy; you can do Marrakech very cheaply these days.
This is a nice hotel. The rooms are basic but perfect for what is needed. Great shower and bathroom. The location is a bit far out of the main centre (old Medina) but it is not a problem.
Nice, but watch the bill
Pleasant place to stay, with good clean facilities, nice pool and good eating areas - impressive breakfast with option of mint tea.
Only problem was the appearance of rogue bar bills on the room invoices, but these were soon deleted by the helpful (English-speaking) staff.
About one and a half miles to town, for which grand taxis charge 40-50 dirhams.
On my second visit to Marrakech I stayed at the Ibis Hotel. It had been recommended to me by a moroccan professor, a colleague's family member.
A good value budget hotel
We stayed here for two nights on way to Essaouira and one night on return. We thought it good value for the small amount we paid.
The hotel is next to train station and Supratours bus stop.
The rooms are small but are en suite and many face the pretty garden/pool area.
The rooms are well insulated from outside noise.
Breakfast is basic but the coffee is good.
We found the staff helpful and saved us money on taxi to airport.
This is a budget hotel but I think it is worth considering if you just want to get out ,see the sights and move on.
Boring and bland
Right beside the railway station, nice pool and garden but unhelpful staff and anonymous, unimpressive rooms. Stay in a riad in the Medina for more character and half the price.