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Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is a superb little hotel and I say this as a guest of many years. Indeed, I have visited "Mara House" in Luxor on 6 or 7 different occasions during the last 5 years and have always found it to be a wonderful experience. The help is polite and well-informed, they provide outstanding customer service and the rooms and...

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3Thank Ronald K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Mara House is far more than an absolutely fantastic place to stay. With Mara's guides and driver, I felt absolutely safe and looked after (I travelled as a single female). Her lovely and well-spoken English speaking staff were on hand by SMS and email throughout my entire Egyptian trip. Her drivers and guides have been with her for several years...

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Bonn
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Having visited Cairo and Luxor, I can now relate to and appreciate what Mara writes in her blog. Sadly these are not cities to navigate on one's own and having Mara organise our tours took off a huge burden. All we did was immerse ourselves in the splendour of ancient Egypt. Mara House is an oasis to return to each...

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4Thank TerriChin
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We were picked up as promised at the airport even though our flight had been delayed. This boutique hotel is located on a quiet back street, which is great because of the noise on busy Egyptian streets. Our suite was great and perfect for traveling with our two kids. Ahmed and Amr were the staff during our stay and they...

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5Thank Steve G
Canberra
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Mara House is exactly what we look for when travelling - a small boutique hotel that caters for guests tired of large hotels and indifferent service who want discreet, professional care from a team who know exactly what they're doing. It's the small things that count, right? Bedrooms are huge, the bed itself heaven; towels were plentiful, the water hot...

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4Thank Evie321
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We were treated like royalty! Our "room" was a multi-room suite with incredible decorations. Wonderful ambiance, not just a hotel room, but an experience. The hotel is located on a small back street, you get to experience Egypt away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist. quite and safe neighborhood. Staff on call 24/7, breakfast provided, Supper was extra,...

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4Thank Philip M
Sausalito, California
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Kind and thoughtful owner and staff gave excellent local information and organized great tours for me. The interior of the hotel was lovely and comfortable on the inside. I didn't like the location--small street with a tall building facing the hotel, few windows, no view. Still, it's a great place to stay if you want personalized service and very helpful...

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3Thank hellopiper
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We really enjoyed the hotel. The staff are really accomodating. We came back from late night trip and asked if there is anything to eat. We were told that they don't have much food left but will see what they can do. What we got delivered to our room in 30 minutes is nothing short of a five course meal....

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3Thank denver801292000
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 January 2016

For sophisticated travelers who are looking for a unique and exclusive visit to Luxor, this is the perfect place to stay. From the prompt and friendly emails with Mara who arranged everything, to Amr and Ahmed who looked after the two of us in person and were so attentive and kind. It was a seamless and enjoyable visit to Egypt....

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2Thank HalesfromAD
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This amazing old world style hotel has spacious suites, enchanting sitting rooms, free wifi and top quality, attentive staff. You can sunbake on the roof too!!! I have had the best Egyptian food of my entire 2 week trip here - just sumptuous! Mara also organized some great tours and the staff had really good suggestions for my days off...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mara House is an Irish owned boutique hotel catering to the tastes of independent travellers who want to be sure they experience the best of Egypt. Mara House can only be booked directly via email to Mara. We help with sightseeing and itinerary planning for all of Egypt and steer our guests clear of tourist traps and pitfalls. Holidays are so important to us all and great holiday memories make such a difference to our lives - Mara ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara House

Address: Salah Al Din Al Ayoubi | Luxor, Luxor, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Luxor
Price Range: $33 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Mara House Hotel Luxor
Mara Hotel Luxor
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Luxor
#8 Romantic Hotel in Luxor
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