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Hotel Cecil Marrakech
Ranked #385 of 1,172 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Reviewed 11 October 2013

You can see the huge palm tree from all over the square, it grows from inside the ground floor courtyard, really fabulous building if you want something traditionally Moroccan (the buildings over 200 yrs old) the price was unbelievably cheap and is about 20yards off the main square. The roof terrace was great, big thanks to Mohammed who works the night shift who couldn't do enough for us. Spotlessly clean really authentic absolutely loved it

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights in a single room. The room was pretty decent- with an ensuite bathroom, comfortable bed and air conditioning. The free breakfast served on the rooftop terrance was nice- mostly assorted breads, cofee, tea and orange juice. The man at the front desk was friendly, and check in was simple. The only minor complaint was the nose- which came from the central coutyard, and the window to the alley. Lots of people talking loudly- so you might want to sleep with ear plugs. The best asset of this hotel is the prime location- right in Djemma El Fna square. Overall this was a great value for the price, and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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1  Thank ndkingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

gorgeous building, fab location right on the main square (on the square- find le grand balcon cafe and its the alleyway on the right, through an arch).
room was clean, had air conditioning. the roof terrace where you have breakfast is great for chilling out on during the day / evening too.
very friendly helpful staff.
you can't escape the noise from the square (which didn't bother me), but if you are a light sleeper- take earplugs!
i highly recommend this place!!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Amelia G
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Had a great stay at Hotel Cecil last month. So close to Djemaa el'Fna, location couldn't be better. The air-con worked perfectly, was the best feeling to come back to the room after a hot and muggy day in Marrakesh. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We went on a Sahara tour for two nights and the hotel stowed our luggage away safely for us until we returned. Breakfast was lovely, served on the rooftop terrace. Couldn't ask for much more!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank mrkckny
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

This hotel is very close to Djemaa el Fna, only 20 meters to the square. We booked double ensuite room with AC, and the room we had was a big one, with two single beds plus one double bed! and private bathroom. Our room was in third floor, but unfortunately no lift in the hotel. The breakfast was more than enough (they provided bread, milk, Moroccan tea, and orange juice all at once that we couldn't finish them all!).The roof terrace was very nice, we had breakfast here and we could see the square from the terrace. There's also (free) left luggage in the hotel. Knowing we're going to other country by plane, the hotel staff was offering us (a little bit compulsing if i could say) airport transfer cost 70 dirham. We thought the taxi would be grand taxi and it will be parked near the hotel. But apparently, the taxi was petit taxi, and we had to walk to the main street where we could find many taxis with much much cheaper cost. It was dissapointing. It's better to walk a little bit and get the taxi on the street, no need to book at all.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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3  Thank Titry
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

Amazing location, right on the main square! Rooms were very clean and comfortable, breakfast on the roof terrace was lovely and the staff were fantastic! We would definitely recommend this hostel to friends and family.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank rubyw0086
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Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights. Nice and clean on par with a standard hotel. Great location. 2 min walk to the main square and markets where the snake charmers and other roaming entertainers are. Be careful not to hand over any valuable possesions ie cameras to these entertainers as they will hold them ransom for money. Also very close to where day trips depart from. Helpful receptionist. Nice breakfasts on the roof too.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Thank flyingkiwi1992
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Address: Derb Sidi Bouloukate, Marrakech 400000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #385 of 1,172 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range: £16 - £27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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