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Chez Youssef

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This small (4 bedroom) guesthouse is the perfect place to stay in Merzouga. Hamid the manager was attentive and anticipating my every need. From inviting me to park my motorcycle in the courtyard, collecting bottled water for me on his moped, to ensuring his wife prepared an excellent vegetarian meal for my night out in the desert. Although there is...

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Leipzig, Germany
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We arrived very early in the morning, but still our host Hamid was very kind and welcoming. The rooms are simple, but compared to Moroccan standards very clean and nicely arranged! We felt extremely comfortable staying at Chez Youssef. We also booked an overnight trip to the desert dunes with the help of our host (we can strongly recommend this;...

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Los Osos, California
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Chez Youssef, in Merzouga, is not hard to find: drive south until you run out of pavement, then follow the signs through the narrow streets between the mud-colored houses to the edge of town. The drab exterior belies the warmth within. Furnishings are simple but comfortable. The owner speaks French and good English, and works hard to keep his guests...

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

This is a comfortable desert home, very different from the riads of fes and Marrakech Hamid and his family are very welcoming The room is clean and even comes with a big thick blanket that we didn't need Dinner was very good as well as breakfast and Hamid was willing to cook for us early as we had to leave...

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

Spent a total of 3 nights Chez Youssef, of which one in a nomad tent in the dunes (a fabulous and highly recommended trip arranged by Hamid). The breakfast is to die for, as is the dinner prepared by Hamid's family. The ecologically heated water provides for a great shower. Note that the rooms are basic but nicely decorated. An...

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Thank Stefmans
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We stayed here 1 night before our camel trek into the dunes. The room was warm and comfortable and the shower was hot. I had read other reviews suggesting not to miss the food here so of course we decided to have dinner at the inn. The dinner was absolutely delicious, the best of our trip! I was ill in...

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Thank John P
Meknes, Morocco
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Staff - Hamid was a great host. He made sure we could get every comfort we needed in the desert. Facility - it was clean and cozy. Hot water, Wifi, heater, Considering the place was located in the desert, I called it 'Oasis' Breakfast - wonderful. Served warm every morning. This is only place I tasted 'Date extract' which tasted...

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Thank Isha S
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Period of Stay: 8th Dec - 10th Dec 2013 (2 nights, including 1 in the desert) Cost (for the night at Chez Youssef itself): 25 Euros (275 Dirhams)(including taxes, via Booking.com) for a single room (Room A) + points: (1) Location - less than 5 minutes walk from the Supratours drop off point. NOTE: The town is extremely dark (I...

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2013

I stayed at Chez Youssef in April 2013 and it was the highlight of my Morocco trip. Even before we arrived in Morocco, Youssef gave me a contact for a taxi to bring us around for 2 days before we reached Merzouga. He has good contacts who offer reasonable prices so that was a plus point from the start. When...

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Thank dizzylife
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Hamid attended to us during our stay and was extremley helpful from the start. He collected us from the bus stop at 9pm and helped carry our bags to the Riad so we could avoid the touts and locals trying to get us to stay with them. This would be especially comforting if travelling alone as Hamid was more than...

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Address: Merzouga centre, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: RM132 - RM185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chez Youssef 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“ask for wifi in true rooms, ask for a good breakfast.,”
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sayeed_rah, 29 Jun 2014 | Read review
“They are all similar, all large size with own ensuite and all based on the bottom floor.”
SamBell83, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“it's a small riad, but don't worry, all rooms are equally nice”
Rogierio, 30 Jun 2013 | Read review
“you don't need any tips, Youssef will sort you out.”
MelanieV173, 10 Apr 2012 | Read review
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