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GUELIZ: Apt 2 BR 2 Bath. POOL ACCESS Wifi Airport Transfer & Housekeeper

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Discover The Joys Of a Refined Stay In The Heart Of Marrakesh

If the attraction of Marrakesh is unrivalled, the pleasure of travelling wouldn’t be complete without an accommodation that measures up to the setting, typically in the spirit of Marrakesh.

The apartment of Anissa completely meets this expectation.

Its owners, who love beautiful things, entrusted the decoration to the best craftsmen of the town, who applied themselves to work with top quality materials such as cedar wood, Atlas walnut, copper, silk or Tadelakt.

This keen eye for perfection give rise to a unique, comfortable and bathed in light 100 m² area where it is good to come back after a long day of visits.

And precisely, to discover all the marvels of the “Pearl of the South” there is nothing better than walking.

The luxury apartment is wisely located in the town centre, in a quiet street of Gueliz district, famous for is many luxury shops and restaurants, a few steps from the most beautiful attractions.

The Medina is a few minutes by foot as well as the splendid Majorelle Garden or the famous Place Jamaa el Fna. Finally, everything is perfectly organised to minimise the travels by car which is often problematic in Marrakesh.

Finally, if you are searching for relaxation, you can always relax by the luxury pool located close to the apartment and which access is gracefully offered by the owners.

Perfectly maintained with a wading pool for the children as well as all the necessary equipment to rest, this haven of peace, spread with palm trees and shimmering bougainvilleas, offers an exceptional and regenerative getaway.

And given that a stay in Marrakesh can’t be complete without the legendary Moroccan hospitality, the apartment of Anissa distinguishes itself from the simple holiday rental, often impersonal, by offering a good and warm welcome with high quality services and qualified house personnel always concerned about every detail and want the guests to really feel at home.

The magic works so well that this rental delights all the holidaymakers since more than 8 years.

Services included in the rental (non-exhaustive list):

- Airport-apartment transfer 24/7 with private driver (from 4 nights booked)

- Access to luxury pool every day for all the guests during the season in which it is open

- House personnel

- Personalised advices and tourist assistance

- Laundry services

- Telephone line with free calls to Moroccan landlines during the evening and the weekends

- Loan of a Moroccan mobile phone

- Unlimited high speed Internet connection

- Loan of a laptop computer (subject to availability)

- Television with International digital channels via Internet (excellent reliability)

- Baby equipment: secured bed, high chair, pushchair, changing and baby bath.

More Details

Property Manager
Agnès & Philippe-Alexis
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Finnish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Agnès & Philippe-Alexis

Maybe you’ve heard this advice from the writer Toni Morrison:

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”

Our story of becoming holiday rental owners in Marrakech is something like that. In 2003, we were frequent visitors to Marrakech. As much as we loved the beauty and liveliness of the Red City, the accommodations were lacking.

At that time, Marrakech was becoming a global destination and there weren’t enough places for visitors to sleep.

Agnès & Philippe-Alexis purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Agnès & Philippe-Alexis chose Marrakech

Hotels were always booked during peak season. We had a place in mind where we would love to stay. It would be authentic, with local design and architecture. It would be in the center of everything. And it would provide a warm welcome with one-on-one travel advice and guidance from someone who knows the city well.

But, for us, that place didn’t exist yet in Marrakech. So we created it.

Over a decade later, we have a collection of properties in our beloved city of Marrakech.

Most rewarding for us is when our guests from around the world write to tell us how much they enjoyed their stay.

We love opening letters and emails with photos and stories from their trips. In fact, we love hosting guests so much we founded the “Community of Marrakech Hosts” for Airbnb hosts in our region.

As often as we can, we gather to chat about strategies for improving guest experiences and marketing our properties in Marrakech. At our last meeting, more than 60 people showed up to network and share ideas!

There are no two places more different than where we live—a picturesque village in the South of France—and energetic Marrakech, where we spend our holidays.

Perhaps that’s why we love them each so much: they compliment each other!

Our favorite activity when unwinding in Marrakech (there are many!) is to book a whole spa with a hammam, just for us (my wife Agnés and I). It’s the most serene and luxurious experience in the world.

What makes this apartment unique

If you have questions about how to enjoy Marrakech down to the last drop of mint tea, we would love to help.

Our goal is your great travel experience. Many of our guests have stayed with us before and returned—a testament to our dedication!

We look forward to hosting you and introducing you to the best of Marrakech. Please contact us for booking and travel information!

Location

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Marrakech Menara
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Marrakech
Car: not necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Gueliz in District of Gueliz

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Toilet 3 - Toilet
  • There are 2 private bathrooms: the first one, ensuite to the master suite, you will have the opportunity, just like Scheherazade that comes straight out from a One Thousand and One Nights tale, to dream and relax yourself in the huge traditional bath with delicate emerald green Tadelakt and the turquoise and pistachio Zellige. The second private bathroom was designed on the same style as the old hammams. Fully traditional, there are 2 benches to sit down, for an Oriental shower and a change of scenery. Each bathroom has a superb mirror to get dressed like a princess (or a prince)! A hair dryer and towels are provided Handmade products for your bath are in option: black soap, exfoliation, body milk, argan oil, etc.)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double bed, 2 single beds, 1 baby cot You will appreciate the splendid master suite with its huge 180 cm bed, its private cosy living room that is a real relaxation and rest area and its dreamlike bathroom! The second bedroom, very pleasant, has 2 single 90 cm beds with vegetable silk, a bathroom and also a private toilet. - In the sleeping area, there is a fitted dressing room to store your luggage and your personal effects.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
- Electric barbecue to eat delicious grilled meats outside (the apartment has 2 balconies) - Tourist guide, map of the town and map of Morocco at your disposal - Secured baby cot - Board games, etc. Refundable damage deposit of 800 Euros payable 24 hours prior the arrival, via secured transaction - Refundable with 48 hours following the end of the stay. All payments are covered by HomeAway guarantee (listed, verified and approved by HomeAway since 2005.)

Reviews

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average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
5

What a place!

  • 5 of 5

I don't normally write reviews, but Agnes and Philippe-Alexis deserve one.

Rent this apartment in Marrakech. You can't do any better. The apartment is beautiful and well appointed - as you can see from the photos. Everything you need is there. When I visit a city, I want a beautiful, comfortable house/apartment in a safe, quiet neighborhood close to the main attractions and within walking distance (five minutes) to everything I need. In addition, I want solid wifi and I want attentive owners - if I need them. Everything is included. And trust me, you will be pleasantly surprised to wake up in the heart of Marrakech to the sound of birds, not cars or sirens. That is because the apartment is perfectly situated in a neighborhood a few blocks away from the main streets.

But what makes this place special is the owners. They have an expansive PDF guide to the Medina. They have an expansive PDF guide to the neighborhood. They are sooo knowledgeable about the area and they are willing to share their information with you at any time. Do you need info? Done. Do you need a recommendation? Done. Do you need a tour or guide? Done. Do you need dinner made for you at the apartment? Done. Do you need a driver? Done. Do you need a rental car delivered to your apartment? Done. They really help you any way they can - which adds tremendous value - to me.

If you like what I like, rent this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our apartment. The personal connection between guest and property owner is one of the truly unique perks of staying at a holiday rental or vacation home instead of a cookie-cutter hotel. We’re hoping you’ll come back to Marrakech and visit again
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5

Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

Owners, Agnes and Philippe are sincere in their wish to make guests comfortable. Since public transportation is not available, we appreciated chauffeur pickup. Property manager (Mme. Jamila) was very gracious and welcoming. Friendly and helpful security (Mohammed). Very nice apartment with all the needed amenities. Only drawback is showering; no shower curtains to prevent splashing in bathroom. We were provided with the name of a driver for any needs and excursions but we declined his services since we negotiated better pricing with taxi drivers.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

I highly recommend this apartment

  • 5 of 5

I have lived in Morocco for a year now doing volunteer work in the Atlas Mountains, so when my family decided to come and visit me I chose their accomodations very carefully.

I love Marrakech and have had the chance to stay in many places there, but this apartment was by far the most beautiful apartment I have ever seen in the city.

It is so carefully and beautifully decorated with local furnishings, making it stunningly beautiful but also very cozy! The big bathtub was divine. Best of all, this apartment is a dream if you are traveling with a little one.

The crib and high chair provided were so welcome after my little niece spent a week in other cities without these luxuries. It was so easy to come home from a long day of touring, feed her in her chair, give her a bath and put her to sleep comfortably.

Agnes and Philippe-Alexis really go above and beyond for their guests. We arrived to a fresh fruit basket and bottle of Moroccan wine, fresh flowers and the smiling Jamilla who is such a sweetheart! There was no problem arranging the driver to pick us up from the bus station as opposed to the airport as we arrived from the mountains that day.

The location couldn't be better. It is 5 minutes from the center of Geuliz, and less than 30 minutes walk to jmaa el fna and other popular places.

I recommend if you do not know the city, ask Jamilla to help you hire a guide so you can walk everywhere! It is also close to the city bus stops as well. I highly recommend this location. And make sure you stop for breakfast in the first cafe on the left outside of the door. Fast, friendly waiter and great coffee.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Marrakech, Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I was attending a conference in Marrakech and had no idea where to stay. As is increasingly the case with stays longer than three days, I chose to look for an apartment rather than a hotel. And I'm glad I did. Agnès & Philippe-Alexis are wonderful to deal with -- attentive, responsive, informative, generous -- and have a very comfortable apartment. The living room is very comfortable, the wifi is excellent and the kitchen is complete and efficient. When I got there, Jamila had stocked the fridge with juice, milk, water, soda and wine.

The location is wonderful. I never had to walk more than 50 metres off the quiet street to catch a cab. For the most part, I walked. There is an excellent grocery store (Carrefour a 5 minte walk towards the main avenue. There are many good restaurants, bus transportation, and shops. I found it was a 15 minute walk to the Medina along the beautiful Mohammed V. Make sure you give yourself lots of time to wander and wonder among the shops. Count on getting lost and don't worry about it. I'll definitely add Marrakech and the apartment to my 'To Do Again' bucket list.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay in Marrakesh!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was beautiful and wonderfully situated in a quiet yet vibrant area of the new city. Exotic appointments and intricate carvings in the apartment itself lent to the atmosphere which typifies the area.we were met by Jamela our most gracious hostess. She provided us with tea and sweets on arrival. With the drivers help she explain to us the particulars of the apartment. We were provided with a local cell phone and contact phone numbers should we need any help. Additionally we were provided with passes for a swimming pool at a nearby hotel, we didn't use those so I can't tell you about the pool.

The apartment itself is about five minutes by cab ride from the Medina and we paid 20 DH to go there and usually 30 or 40 DH to return.

In summary: the listing is accurate, the hospitality is excellent, the apartment is well situated and clean and I would highly recommend this property to anyone planning to visit the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome apartment in a great central location!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at your Marrakech/Gueliz apartment. The beautiful, authentic Moroccan decor and attention to details was appreciated. Our stay started smoothly, with airport pickup and apartment check-in, complete with mint tea and pastries from Jamila. The Gueliz area was a great central location to stay in, with many restaurants, cafes, and a great supermarket within easy walking distance. We ended up walking a lot (to Jemma el-Fna, train station, La Mamounia, Majorelle Garden, etc.), but it was also easy to get taxis, or even public buses nearby. The neighborhood was quiet and the building was secure. Hopefully we'll find a way to get back to Marrakech and would love to stay at this wonderful apartment again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Gueliz, Marrakech & High Atlas Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
07 Jan - 20 Dec
7 Jan 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£76
for 1 night
From
£76
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
20 Dec - 05 Jan
21 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£308
for 3 nights
From
£103
£714
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Stay less than 3 nights = +20%
Refundable Security deposit 800 Euros 24 hours prior the arrival date - Refunded within 48 hours followings the departure-
Séjour inférieur à 3 nuits : +20%
Caution remboursable 800 Euros à régler par transaction sécurisée, 24 heures avant l'arrivée - Remboursable dans les 48 heures suivant le départ.
Tous vos paiements sont couverts par la garantie homeaway/abritel
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