This is my third trip to Marrakesh and first at the Sofital lounge spa hotel.
We both had an amazing time as the hotel was well located, safe, and luxuries with out being overly pretentious.
The staff at reception and the breakfast servers are super professional and made the experience during the morning a great start to the day. Would like to thank Fatma, Zouhra and Abdulrahim for looking after my other during breakfast and ensuring she was happy.
Roy from London
This luxury hotel is located in Marrakech (Hivernage), near the airport, Bab El Djedid, Palais des Congres, and Grand Poste …More
The hotel is about an hour and a half walk from the medina which wouldn't suit everyone but gave us plenty of exercise each day and Marrakech is built on level ground so easy going. There is a large supermarket about half an hours walk away and a great Lebanese restaurant beneath the pizza hut just across the road from the Marjane supermarket . The hotel itself is good value for money, the staff are friendly and incredibly helpful. The meals as you'd expect cost more than you'd pay elsewhere in Marrakech but the food was of decent quality and the buffet style breakfast offered a good range. I wouldn't recommend eating in the Medina itself as on 3 occasions I saw salad being scooped onto plates by hands that had just been in raw meat as well as being served undercooked/raw meat and meat that was stone cold - plenty of places outside the Medina to try.
Our room was basic, but had a TV and views over the pool area and for what you're paying per night you can't expect much. The bathroom area looked dirty but on inspection it had been cleaned well it looked ill kept due to the tiling and the general finishing touches being appalling. This will put some people off but if you are just using the room as a base from which to go exploring it shouldn't make any odds.
If you book any trips you can be picked up from the hotel for no additional fee (highly recommend a trip to Essaouira and highly recommend avoiding any camel trips unless you want to be ripped off and disappointed).
Richard from Plymouth
The Ibis Marrakech Palmeraie is a traditional, charming yet modern hotel - the perfect destination for a relaxing break or …More
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