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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 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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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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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 24 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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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed at chez youssef for 2 nights and this was the highlight of our trip! When we arrived in the early morning with the supratours nightbus, Hamid was allready waiting on us to bring us to his lovely riad. Altough we booked for the evening we could enter our room right away to get some sleep. The hospatiltity and...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great family run guesthouse in Merzouga, where there's not much except for two larger tourist places and a lot of mud-walled houses. Youssef gave us a very warm welcome although we arrived just after sunrise.He was very helpful and well-connected. He organised a camel sunset trip for us by calling up one of his Berber cousins who owns two camels....

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Reviewed 4 May 2015

A highlight of my 2 weeks in Morocco! I was super exhausted after all the travelling and Youssef's place was the best possible thing I did! The owner (Hamid) is super friendly and helpful, and advised me not to talk to others on my way from Todra to Merzouga, as there are lots of false guides. Very sincere and excellent...

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Emmendingen, Germany
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Real nice auberge! We really enjoyed our time there. Hamid (the owner) is the kindest person we met in Morocco! He even picked us up at the bus station, when we arrived in Merzouga. The (included) breakfast was very rich and delicious as was the dinner (which was not included, but very cheap). The whole place was rather quiet and...

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Tangier, Morocco
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Probably the best customer service we've ever had anywhere. Hamid was helpful and accommodating. Rooms are nice, clean, and warm (we visited in winter). Breakfast was good and location was convenient.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Our Riad Boujloud (in Fes - I've reviewed it on Tripadvisor) highly recommended that we stay at Chez Youssef for our home base during our trek into the Sahara & we could not have been more pleased. Our overnight bus arrived before dawn and Hamid was there in the dark, cold morning waiting to retrieve us & our bags. Once...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Merzouga centre, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: €28 - €41 (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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 of 5 bubbles sayeed_rah, 29 Jun 2014 | Read review
“They are all similar, all large size with own ensuite and all based on the bottom floor.”
 of 5 bubbles SamBell83, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“it's a small riad, but don't worry, all rooms are equally nice”
 of 5 bubbles Rogierio, 30 Jun 2013 | Read review
“you don't need any tips, Youssef will sort you out.”
 of 5 bubbles MelanieV173, 10 Apr 2012 | Read review
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