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Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech

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Reviewed 18 June 2013

This place was so chill! The main room was really relax and the host was very friendly. The hostel is less than 10 minutes walk to the main square and medina. If you're looking for an amazing dinner or late night snack, walk to the main square where hundreds of restaurants and food carts pitch tents for the night. The...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 7 June 2013

I'm afraid I didn't enjoy my stay here. There was a cockroach in my room and normally I wouldnt mind but the beds were mattresses on the floor (which I normally wouldn't mind either) so I had visions of cockroaches crawling over my face during the night. Luckily I was able to kill it so I could sleep, but I...

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We just loved the hostel! The atmosphere is amazing, and the hosts are too! They are very helpfull to plan your trip around marrakech. Very cozy, the roof terrace is so comfortable and the staff is really nice. We came back after our trip to the desert and enjoyed every minute of our stay.

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Thank Kimberly S
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Mama Marrakech is a lovely place to stay, really has a homely vibe to it, i stayed there a week and felt like id been there much longer in comfort wise. They are all fairly scatty but thats morocco for you! Dont go there expecting western organisation and time keeping or you wont have fun. Go with the flow and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a dorm. Compared to other hostels on basic facilities it rates ok- clean bathrooms, good sized rooms, lockers, friendly/helpful staff. I found the beds and pillows comfortable, and having the beds on the ground is actually part of the charm for me. Noise levels were a bit high- bring earplugs. This is unfortunately the case...

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Thank eMzdee
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2013

I booked 7 nights here during my stay. The layout is ideal for a hostel and the staff are friendly, organise great value trips/excursions, make good breakfast and are really welcoming. The showers are plentiful and have individual boilers to good pressure and heat. If you're a smoker, be prepared that you won't be able to get away from it...

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3Thank ElliottJ29
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 30 January 2013

I originally only planned to stay here for a night or two before heading north to Rabat for French lessons. In the end I stayed for two weeks. Part of the reason is because Youssef and Karim were so helpful in helping me find a cheap, good French teacher in Marrakech, and partly because you'll never find such awesome showers...

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1Thank samonella
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 21 December 2012

Hostel is located 5 to 10 min from the square actually easy to find but make sure you know the number of the house since there are no signs on the outside saying that this is the hostel... warm welcome with tea, the owner yussef is a really nice guy who will help you with all kind of things (...

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1Thank Tomar-_Ayzensted99
Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Mama Marrakesh is the perfect place to stay for single travellers. Youssef and Karim are very welcome to every guest so when staying there you directly feel like being part of a bigger family. I really enjoyed the time at Mama Marrakesh, the amazing mint tea, the delicious breakfast and the nice conversations we had. I can defininetly recommend this...

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1Thank Friederike K
Reviewed 6 November 2012

The hostel is really cute! Situated in an atmosfearing street and near the central place.. You can drink tea everytime you want, the beds are comfortable and the staff very helpfull. Go there, people!!

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Description of Property and Hostel: Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech is a warm friendly place that welcomes travelers and backpackers, ages 18 and over, from all the far corners of the world. We have a tremendous amount of experience in the hospitality industry. Collectively, we are native English, French, Arabic and Spanish speakers so we can understand what travelers need during their stay in a place that may or may not be familiar. As our guest, you can relax on our beautiful garden terrace and drink free mint tea all day if you desire. If you are feeling social, mingle with other guests listening to music in our comfortable ground floor salon and even feel free to cook yourself a meal in our kitchen, using the wonderful spices you may have just gotten from the Souks. We can also help you set up the adventure of your life with day and night trips to other cities… Go to the beach for the day in Essaouira, take a hike on the trails and waterfalls in the mountains of Ourika Valley or even go camel riding and spend some time in the Sahara… After a few days of adventure, you may want to relax, come back to Mama Marrakech and sense that this hostel is your home away from home. We desire that you to feel that this experience is one you want to tell your friends about or feel safe enough to come back alone, because you are a part of our extended family! Accomodations: Three large mixed dorm rooms available: Dorm One- 5 single beds with bathroom en-suite Dorm Two- 6 single beds, Dorm Three - 6 single beds. All dorms have a bathroom a few feet away from the room and all clients have access to the bathroom and shower on the terrace. There are 3 nice European style bathrooms with hot water showers in the hostel. Prices: 120 Moroccan Dirhams per person per night for dorm 1 with 5 beds and bathroom in the room (approximately 12,50 Euros), 100 Moroccan Dirhams per person per night for dorm two and three (approximately 9,00 Euros). Private rooms are possible for groups that can fill the accommodation desired room or entire hostel. Prices can be arranged by email based on the needs of each party. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Riad Mama Marrakech

Address: Derb Raouia No. 18, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: ₹ 1,487 - ₹ 3,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Pay 20 more for the six bedded dorm.”
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“All the rooms are super comfortable and wonderfully different: Go for the 4bed (Bob Marley room) Ground floor if you don't mind the noise. 1st floor for peace and quiet The terrace rooms are the best during the hot season. (the night sky is amazing)”
meriemb718, 30 Jan 2014 | Read review
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