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Riad Houdou

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This Riad scores great in all aspects: location, staff, atmosphere, helpfulness, clean and secure. It is situated in the medina in an area that is quiet at night but still everything is a short walk. The staff is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We were here during a cold week but the heating and fireplace took care of it. Also great...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are happy you liked your stay with us. Of course, January is cold (during the night because during the day it is easy to have 20°Celsius) but as you write each room have heater and warm air conditioning and fireplace in the big lounge. We hope to see you another time !

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

i visited Marrakech with two friends in November for the first time. RiadHoudou was the perfect place to stay. We were looked after so well from the minute we arrived at the airport. Nothing was too much trouble and we were made to feel incredibly welcome The staff were so kind and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Marrakech is...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa, Thank you so much for your great review. We have been really happy to welcome you in the riad and it will be our pleasure to see you again!

Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We picked Riad Houdou because the website photos attracted us to it separately. We were so glad to have made this choice. Didier and Eric were perfect hosts and gave us both the privacy and company just when needed . Didier gave us a great personal welcome and rundown of how to navigate the medina and how to interact with...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you to have chosen our riad and to write this good review. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we are happy to read you appreciated our riad. For sure, if you decide to come back we will be very happy to welcome you another time.

Mexico
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We arrived on an evening and were greeted by Eric, who offered us mint tea with Moroccan pastries and gave us a good introduction to Marrakech with explanations on what to do and where to go. The riad has a nice courtyard with an orange tree and a small water fountain - very relaxing if you want to spend some...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you very much about this positive review. We are very happy you appreciated your decoration in the rooms and the breakfast. We hope to have the pleasure to receive you another time in Marrakech !

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 12 December 2016

In the heart of chaotic medina, Didier and Eric have created a paradise that they joyfully share with their guest. Adorable structure, kind and generous staff, creative cook, niche excursion and sightseeing tips. Of refined taste and so much in love with the city and the county to make it their own, the experiences they propose to their guest are...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Jelena, Thank you very much for your review and to have chosen our riad for your stay in Marrakech. You're right we try to propose only excursion and advices we like! We are happy to read you appreciated this ! We hope to see you again !

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Riad, friendly staff, great stay. Staff even showed us the way to the square in case we get lost in the Medina. Best riad I've been to out of the 5 different ones in other regions of Morocco.

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Derek, Thank you very much for the review. We are very proud to read we have have been for you the best hotel in Morocco. You are of course welcome if you come back in Marrakech.

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Riad Houdou is the perfect place to stay in Marrakech. The owners, Didier and Eric, are extremely friendly and helpful in every possible way. Breakfast at the terrace was delicious and so was the dinner we shared with other guests. We also had the chance to use the spa and the massage and hamman were wonderful. The place is beautifully...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you very much to chose our riad and to write this review. It was our pleasure to meet you and we are very happy you liked your stay with us. We hope to see you another time !

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is my third visit! I love Marrakech but honestly, I come back for the opportunity to stay here! Didier and Eric are the perfect hosts and Aziz and the other staff are incredible. This small boutique riad is beautiful. Attention to detail, style and cleanliness is incredible. The food is delicious and the atmosphere so good, it makes it...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Polly, We are always very happy to welcome you at the riad Houdou. Thank you very much for your loyalty and for the nice words about the riad. Of course it will be our pleasure to see you again !

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Eric and Didier are the owners and I can't say enough great things about them. They were so accommodating and they are a rare thing to find in riads in Marrakesh, in that they own and live on the premises. I would say a majority of the riad owners may visit once a month but with them they are there...

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your warm review. As you write because we live in the riad it is easy for us t help you and give you some advices. We are happy you appreciated it. It will be our pleasure to welcome you again and thank you again for your recommendation!

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Thank you for looking after us so well. The service was impeccable, attention to detail, relaxed atmosphere, very good food, good, clean rooms, kind staff. Highly recommend! Also, they organised a great day out for us in the Atlas Mountains where we went for a walk in the lowlands, visited Berber villages and met the locals and ate delicious food.

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Houdou, Propriétaire at Riad Houdou, responded to this review

Dear Pelham, it was our pleasure to receive you in the riad and we are very happy to read you liked your stay with us and the excursion in the Atlas mountain. We hope to see you again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in historical quarters and typical of the medina of Marrakech, the ryad Houdou is a masonry of the XVIIe century, middle-class old property of a rich family astronomers. Associating traditional architecture and a contemporary furnishing, the decoration of the riad reflects Morocco and our personality. Living on the place, we want to give again all his direction with the concept of guest house. Here, you will discover expatriation all while feeling you as on your premise. ... more   less 

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Address: 54 Derb el Hammam, el Moukef | Marrakech, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: ₹ 4,803 - ₹ 11,938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Houdou 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Riad Houdou Marrakech
Riad Houdou Hotel Marrakech
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#151 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#166 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
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“Epices was the largest and I think the nicest room. Plenty of space for 4.”
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