Hotel Islane

279 Ave Mohammed V, Marrakech, 40000, Morocco | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $46.00

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This 3 star hotel, located on 279 Ave Mohammed V, Marrakech, is near Majorelle Garden (Jardin Majorelle), Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech Souk, and Saadian Tombs.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Islane Marrakech

    Cheap, good location, but never again


    This hotel was extremely cheap per night, so we didn't have high expectations. Our first impression of the hotel was not good, either. It was a little dark and dingy. Having booked on-line, at check-in they had no knowledge of our reservation, and then insisted on hanging on to our passports for a few hours while they took down the details. Call me paranoid, but I will not leave my passport with anyone! Check-out was just as problematic as the credit card machine wasn't "working" so we had to go and get cash from the nearest ATM.

    Great location, great value


    Let's put things in perspective straight away. £11 per person per night in Marrakech is a good deal by anyone's standard.

    Fab location


    Marrakesh was a fab place - full on - but such an experience!

    Très bien situé


    J'ai séjourné à l'Isalane du 3 au 7 février et nous avons passé un excellent séjour. Nous étions un peu inquiets à propos de l'hôtel car nous n'avions payé qu'environ 30 € la nuit petit déj compris (sur la terrasse, surplombant la mosquée de Koutoubia !) !

    L'hôtel était vraiment super bien situé, à 2 minutes de marche environ de la place centrale et juste en face de la mosquée de Koutoubia !

    Il était propre, et les chambres étaient nettoyées chaque jour. Le personnel était extrêmement gentil.

    Nous avons mangé dans la pizzeria Venezia (là où ils servaient le petit déjeuner) et au Porto Fino (adjacent à l'hôtel). Ces deux restaurants étaient vraiment excellents !

    Je recommande cet hôtel sans hésitation !

    Great Location


    Stayed at the Islane from 3rd to 7th Feb and had a great time. We were a bit apprehensive about the hotel as we got it for such a good price £22 per room per night which included breakfast! (on the terrace overlooking the koutoubia mosque!)

    It was in such a great location, about 2 minutes walk from the main square and right opposite the koutoubia mosque!

    The hotel was clean, and the rooms were cleaned every day, and the staff were always friendly.

    We ate at the pizzeria venezia (same place where breakfast is served) and at Porto Fino (which is attached to the hotel) and both were really good!

    I would definately reccommend this hotel!

    Good Value


    Good location a short walk from Djmena El Fna and across from the Koutoubia Mosque.

    Great value for money and perfect location


    We thought this hotel was definetely good value, it is in such a perfect location. Just opposite the Koutoubia and around the corner from the main square and just slap bang in the middle of the medina. It is true that it is above a main road but the noise did not annoy either of us.

    We stayed here for two nights at the beginning of the holiday, then went to other places in Morocco, and then came back for two nights at the end.

    The views from the breakfast room/restaurant are amazing. It was a good room, with basic ensuite and good hot shower and heater. For £12 each for the double, we thought it was definetely exellent value!

    Well located ?


    the hotel is close to the main square where a lot of the tourist attraction is, but its also on a busy road which was very smoggy in january. many of the cars/trucks/motorcycles put out a lot of smoke which hangs about unless there is a wind. you should avoid this busy road if you have any breathing problems, ALSO the main mosque is right across the road and an awful wailing noise is broadcast at high volume from its megaphones, starting at 5.30am then stops for a few minutes so you can nearly get back to sleep, then starts up again. on friday its particularly bad, it sounded like the whole service was being broadcast! im for religous tolerence but this felt extremely faciistic and actually a little scary in the dark of the night. it is so loud that you can not block it out of your ears. hotel rooms just adequate, the tv didnt work and the staff were not interested to fix it. food poor and no alcohol on the premises. ok it was cheap, but we would rather have spent twice the money and avoided the problems described.

    Clean, central, good breakfast


    I've stayed at the Islane a couple of times, it's quite a big hotel (bit of quirky rabbit warren, not a modern monolith but not a traditional riad either), the staff are friendly & welcoming & the reception staff have good english.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Islane Marrakech

    3.00 of 5 stars Good