Our room was on the third floor and was huge!! It had a double bed and a bunk bed - there was only two of us though so this didn't really matter but it was nice to have the extra space.
The bathroom was nice and big, with shower gel and shampoo available, however did smell and there were many cockroaches.
The room had a nice balcony overlooking the main street which was nice to watch people come and go.
The breakfast was very nice and filling and it was lovely having breakfast at the front of the hotel outside, watching the people go by.
One of the staff members took us for a walk to the tanneries - just like the previous person mentioned - we did not feel obliged to buy anything and it was a good experience and very close to the hotel.
Staff were friendly and offer you mint tea when you sit downstairs which was nice, and even gave us a small departing gift.
There were a couple of negatives while staying here, however overall it was a pleasant place to stay.
We emailed the hotel two days before our arrival, advising them that we would be arriving early (5.30am) from an overnight bus from Merzouga. They replied, advising this was fine and that we could check in at any time with no problems.
We arrived at 5.30am (very tired due to no sleep on the bus) we were greeted quite abruptly and told that the hotel was full, and we would not be able to have access to our room until 12pm. We were told we could wait in the lobby area (three men were sleeping on the lounges in the lobby and there were no lights on...) We sat around until 7.30am and decided to go for a walk, came back at 8.30am and had breakfast and at around 9am we were lucky - our room was available.
Wifi only works in the lobby area (which often has what seemed like friends of the staff lying watching television in the dark room during the day) or at the front of the hotel.
While looking out from the balcony one afternoon, we witnessed a man (we are not sure if he was friends with the hotel staff or was associated to the hotel in some way, as he was present at the front of the hotel with staff regularly throughout our three day stay, or if he was a guest) purposely run over a small defenceless puppy with his car. A puppy was sheltering himself from the hot sun under the mans car, locals were tying to coax the puppy out, however he was scared. The man purposely accelerated as he did not want to wait any longer, and the puppy was ran over on his spine and rear legs. This was a sickening and horrible act to witness and we hope that this man was not associated to the hotel in any way and that he pays for what he did in some way. :(
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