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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place is really excellent: Great location in Medina, wonderfully decorated, clean and well equipped. What really sticks out is the fantastic service of the staff, Noureddine and Sarah: We were shown around the Medina on the first evening, got explanations and directions, and they were always ready to help. The breakfast was served on the terrace and fantastic -...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased to receive such positive feedback, and we agree that we have the best staff we could ask for! We also agree that we think we offer the best quality for price ratio in Marrakech (having tried many other riads in the past)! We are so pleased you had a good...

Drammen, Norway
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My girlfriend an I stayed in Dar Nour El-Houda for 3 nights, and had no problems at all. If you want to stay inside of the medina, this place has everything you need! We were picked up at the airport, driven to Place de Moukef, and from there guided by a trolley man to our riad just 5 min away...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We appreciate your help in taking the time to leave such positive feedback. Thanks for your help in returning Noureddine to us too :) We very much look forward to hopefully hosting you again in future and are pleased you had such a good experience. With very best regards, The Dar Nour...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Once again staying in this riad was amazing. One the first day we arrived nooruddine and Sara had a great selection of breakfast ready for us, which we enjoyed immensely. We were all very hungry after the flight over. My girls enjoyed it up on the terrace as it was well heated by the afternoon sun. With it being cold...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Nazima, Thank you for choosing Dar Nour El Houda again! We appreciate the repeat custom. We are pleased you had a another great trip. Also glad you enjoyed the dinner so much and that Noureddine was able to sort out the massages. We look forward to hosting you again! With best regards, The Dar Nour El Houda Family

Melbourne
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Amazing riad in the middle of the medina! We spent 2N with Dar Nour El Houda and booked our Sahara tour from the riad. Nouredine (the host of Dar Nour El Houda) was extremely friendly and took good care of us during our stay. Breakfast include an assortment of fresh fruit, yogurt and pancakes. We stayed in the Terrace room...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Olivia, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review, and for recommending our riad so highly! We really appreciate the feedback from each and every guest. We are glad you had such a good stay at Dar Nour El Houda, and a good break in Marrakech. We will be sure to pass on the thanks...

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Maybe you will need the help of the local people to find the place, but it really deserves. The hotel is charming and beautiful, with an excellent breakfast too. The staff is really really friendly. When I come back to the city in the future, this will be my hotel.

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed you stay so much. The medina can be a confusing place for new visitors. We really recommend to our guests that they use the airport pick-up service. For £14 for up to 3 people this is an excellent service in a quality tourist class vehicle that brings the...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This place simply surpassed all our expectations. A very clean place which is cool and welcoming. We (couple) stayed here for 4 nights in the room right next to the stairs on the middle floor. It was spacious and clean. Bed was comfortable, shower good and room has air-conditioning if you want that. Do take their option of a pickup...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very pleased you had a great stay. We agree, the medina is confusing even for seasoned travellers, so the airport pick-up is highly recommended. We are glad too that that you enjoyed our breakfasts and dinner, we try hard to provide fresh tasty food. We are particularly happy that the riad surpassed...

Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have recently been hosted at Dar Nour el Houda riad and we are totally satisfied. The person who was in charge of the riad, Noureddine Isara, was totally dedicated. Apart from being a very educated person, he made us a map including all the details, he took has the first day to the city center and explained us the...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Alejandro, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. We really appreciate the positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay at Dar Nour El Houda and we hope to welcome you back in future. With best regards, The Dar Nour El Houda Family

Reviewed 8 December 2016

The highlight of our 3 day visit to Marrakesh was surely our stay at Dar Nour El Houda. Great and safe location providing a quiet and relaxing stay from the hustle and bustle of the noisy Medina. Breakfast was delicious and plenty, Noorudine the host was both very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Thank you for making my stay so enjoyable...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We really appreciate the positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay at Dar Nour El Houda and we hope to welcome you back in future. It was our pleasure hosting you. With best regards, The Dar Nour El Houda Family

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic riad. Have stayed in a couple of places in Marrakech but this is by far the best - great location, wonderful staff, tasty breakfast. Excellent staff: perfect service - arrived late and were walked to a nearby restaurant and back so we wouldnt get lost. Next morning walked to the main square so we would know our way. And...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn, Thank you for your wonderful review! It especially means a lot to us as you have tried other places in Marrakech and rate ours the best, a real huge compliment. We are very pleased that you enjoyed so many aspects of our riad. We hopefully look forward to hosting you again. With warmest regards, The Dar Nour El...

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in this riad very much, especially thanks to the lovely host nouredinne who made us feel very welcomed and gave the best tips on restaurants and sights to see! This guy is a perfectionist who makes sure you're happy every moment of the day, that you don't get lost in the medina maze, that you don't...

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DarNourElHouda, Owner at Dar Nour El Houda, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and you are right, Noureddine is a perfectionist who takes real good care of each guest! So pleased you had a wonderful stay and that your enjoyed the room and breakfast. We hopefully look forward to hosting you again. With warmest regards, The Dar Nour El Houda Family

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Nour El Houda is a chic and unique boutique Riad in the heart of the Madina of Marrakech. It is the former home of French contemporary artist Patrick Carpentier and is now owned by a group of British friends who fell in love with the place. The Riad is interior decorated to a high standard in cream and white. It enjoys an open courtyard with a large Olive tree and a plunge pool as well as a terrace with views to the Katoubia and the Atlas Mountains. Each of the four en-suite bedrooms have their own unique character and the entire property is decorated with Patrick's beautiful artworks. The Riad is located in the centre of the Madina, close to star attractions such as Ben Youssef Mosque and Madresa (5 mins walk), the Marrakech Museum (5 mins walk) and the Photography Museum (4 mins walk). Jemaa-El-Fna is an approximate 12-15 minute walk away and a map is provided to guide you. Taxis from the airport stop at Place Moukef (Kaat Benahid), a 4 minute walk away. Famous restaurants such as Le Fondouk, Dar Tazi and Restaurant Naima are all approximately 5 minutes walk away, but in our opinion the best meal is served within Dar Nour El Houda itself with a fantastic 3-course meal cooked by one of your hosts, Asia. Together with our Manager, Noureddine, you will be treated to attentive service where every guest is looked after with the utmost care. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar Nour El Houda

Address: 3 Derb Lahdhiri | Kaat Bennahid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $80 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dar Nour El Houda 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Terrace Double Room is small, Salam Suite is significantly larger.”
 of 5 bubbles 441jesseg, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The salam room is great.”
 of 5 bubbles Trexxor, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Saw all the rooms on my trip, they all looked good, Salam much bigger, Terrace smallest, all had character and were well equipped.”
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 of 5 bubbles TheLondonNomad, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor are quieter and terrace room quite small but cozy for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles abbiea426, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“nice and quiet on terrence, beautiful view for breakfast as well as dinner, alot cooler downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles _aeser_farooq, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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