/ Marrakech accommodation
I'm off to Marrakech in december with the girlfriend which is her birthday treat, however financial pressures have meant that what was intended to be a luxury trip is now having to become more modest.
Can anyone suggest decent (clean) accommodation in Marrakech at a cheap - modest price? All suggestions welcome.
Last went in 2010 - first time since the kids were born - took my wife and 15 year old daughter, flew from villa in Spain (really cheap flights). My daughter loved the hassle from the Moroccans!
Anyway - try http://www.hotel-ali.com/ - if you want Central Marrakech, next to Jemaa El Fna, plenty of action then this is fine. Good basic standard trekking hostel. Food okay (breakfast inclusive - not too much) - plenty of evening meals on terrace, accommodation fine.
All I did with the last booking was emailed them (2 weeks beforehand) my arrivals details and turned up. Very well run and close to the Souk, Medina and the Jemma El Fna.
ps - never been in December? Last time it was August and very hot!
cheers thanks for the info.
any other suggestions?
You can often get nice, clean, charming little riads for €25-35 per night.
HOnestly, do some research on where you plan to eat - it's very hit and miss. Sometimes the food is nice, often it's not.
i always stay at hotel afrique with its crazy tiling when in marrakesh, its basic and the rooms are clean. bathrooms and showers are shared so can be hit and miss at times
The only name I can remember is Dar Limoun. I only remember it because it was the best of the lot and in a cracking location. Well worth a look.
PS I recently caught the bus to Essaouira on the coast. Its like Marrakech but a lot more chilled out and on a spectacular cliff top location. Its a lot cheaper than Marrakech, and I think I may actually prefer it- Marrakech can get a bit too much after a day or two (I still rate it as one my my favourite cities..)
Le borjs de kasbah.
Stayed a few years ago after finding it on Expedia. It was well priced and excellent for the few days we stayed there.
cheers everyone given me something to look into over the next few days.
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