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Hotel Amnougour
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Hotel Amnougour
Reviewed 18 April 2013

I stayed at Amnougour for two nights in April 2013 as part of a group of birdwatchers (age 50-80+). Having read the previous reviews I was a bit concerned about what we might find, but we had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The relatively basic country hotel is in the Ourika Valley, and the views from the terrace along the valley are wonderful. We also saw some excellent birds from the terrace! The staff were very friendly and keen to please, and the tagine dinners in their dining room were excellent, especially the chicken. Breakfast on the terrace was typically Moroccan, ie omelettes, bread, jam, coffee, orange juice. The rooms were rather cold, although there were heaters which were effective, and the beds were not especially comfortable. Also they were down several flights of stairs which was a bit of an issue for some. Overall, however, I think the location/welcome/food more than compensated for the rooms. Other groups were using the hotel too and I think it was ideal for our purpose.

Room Tip: Try to go for a room 17-21 as it involves going down fewest stairs.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 March 2009

We stayed here as members of a large walking group, and the hotel's location in the Ourika valley, around two hours drive from Marrakech, is superb for access to the foothills of the Atlas.

The hotel is built on a hillside, with the bedrooms on several levels down the hill, away from the road. While this makes for wonderfully quiet rooms, it does mean that there is a fair amount of stair climbing involved with using the Amnougour, so best avoid it if you have any kind of mobility problems.

The terrace is also away from the road, with views down the valley and up to the mountains,so it's a great place to eat in warm weather. The hotel's cooking is quite good, which makes the Amnougour terrace a popular spot for lunch for coach trips from Marrakech.

Our room was adequate. The weather was cold so the hotel had provided electric heaters (of which, more later). We were a bit suspicious that the sheets were not entirely clean. The shower first discharged several litres of black sludge, then ran clean. The hotel said that they always do this if unused for any length of time. Shower water could have been hotter.

The main quirk in the hotel seems to be the electricity supply. While we were there the power went off several times, in different sections of the hotel. We guessed that the electric room heaters were tripping the fuses when our group got back from hiking and all turned our heaters on. Most of the staff were useless in sorting this problem out, and the hotel supplied candles, but no matches, as a pretty useless backup. Eventually two of our group located the fusebox, and re-set the fuses whenever they tripped.

Despite all the above I would recommend this place as a base for exploring the Ourika valley, provided that you get a good price. Take a torch with you, and don't get into your shower untill you have seen the water run clean for a minute or two..

  • Stayed: February 2009
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 February 2015
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  • Stayed: February 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 July 2014
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 November 2013
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 May 2012
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank christine m
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Address: Km 49 Route de l'Ourika | Ourika Valley, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
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Ranked #1,220 of 1,509 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Number of rooms: 26

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