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Chez Youssef

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Youssef was by far the best host we had during our two weeks in Morocco. From the moment we arrived he made us feel right at home. His house is tastefully decorated, with several different areas to sit. Our room was very nice, comfortable and clean. We had A/C in our room and the WiFi signal was good. We stayed...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The place is a very typical building in the town of Merzouga, and inside is very clean and nicely decorated. The rooms are pretty and the beds are very comfortable. Youssef is very kind, he speaks many languages and he is happy to help with any issue you might have. He can also organise a trip by camel to the...

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Thank Jaime R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Perfect place to stay and organise our desert trip. So friendly and kind. We were met at the bus stop at 5am and had help carrying our bags. slept for a a few hours in a really nice room then had an amazing camel walk into the desert to stay in their perfect camp.

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Thank 1987rusty
Reviewed 29 December 2015

A very nice and stylish authentic small scale hotel. Youssef is probably the friendliest guy in Morocco and makes you feel right at home. We spent 1 night in his hotel and 1 night in his desert camp. When we look back at 3 weeks travelling through Morocco, the stay at Chez Youssef's hotel and camp is the true highlight!...

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Thank erik k
Arcata, California
Reviewed 7 November 2015

A highlight of my do-it-yourself tour out of Marrakech was my three day visit at Chez Youssef in Merzouga on the edge of the Sahara Desert. With a regular tour, I could not have stayed at this friendly lodge as there are only four bedrooms. I took a Supratours bus from Ouarzazate, and arrived after dark. The owner Youssef met...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We stayed with Youssef for one night at his beautiful homely B&B and then spent the second night at his camp in the Saharan dunes. At the B&B we were made to feel at home from the moment we pulled up in the car. Our room, in what is essentially his family home, was spacious and extremely comfortable. His family...

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Thank FlyingFish1971
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2015

but if you want to go into the desert overnight you should give him a call before booking. We´d booked via booking.com to make sure to have room in Merzouga. Therefore other parts of Maroc are better in matching our preferences we just wanted to go into the desert for one night.. Youssef definitely is a nice guy and he...

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Thank C.G.W. S
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This place is a guesthouse in a typical house in front of the dunes. Albeit basic, this accommodation offers everything needed up to tourists standards. Youssef is very friendly and made us feel at home. We also had dinner. To be short, we had a taste of the best tajine of our trip. It is simple, we compare every other...

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Thank Repetto-Andipat... P
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

When I told locals that I was taking a 13 hour bus from Fes to Merzouga, then another 13 hour bus to Marrakech, they told me I was crazy. However, it was totally worth it for the 2 nights I spent in the Sahara. Hamid was a brilliant host - he was waiting for us off the bus, prepared delicious...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 September 2015

About time I left the review Chez Youssef deserves! We finally finished our trip around the world, and I would honestly say out of all the places we've stayed, Chez Youssef's hospitality is top notch. At first, I was a bit hesitant to book my entire Sahara Desert experience through Chez Youssef. After all, we came to Morocco for the...

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Address: Merzouga centre, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: $40 - $56 (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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“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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