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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   N 120 Derb Arst Awzel, Marrakech, Morocco
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Riad Dar Sara
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Ranked #381 of 1,102 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

This was our final stop out of 8 Riads/Hotels in Morocco and whilst not the worst place we stayed in, it came close. This was supposed to be a little treat at the end, before heading home. The Riad is a lovelly old building with two fine courtyards open to the sky. It is a tranquil place (15 minutes walk... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

We started our Marrekech trip here and organised it through Marrekech riads in advance, it was very tranquil and beautiful in the middle of the bustling old city (Medina) its about a 15min walk to main square. We arrived late at night and were served fresh orange juice and morrocan style pastries - we assumed the orange juice had been... More 

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Washington, DC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

This place is a disaster – or was for us! It is certainly not a hotel in which to end a long trip and leave with a positive experience with riads. The place is dark, dirty, depressing and totally without service and hospitality. We seriously considered moving out the day we arrived. In the end we decided to be flexible... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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75 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

The rooms were clean and quiet with good AC but small and plain compared to other riads that we stayed in. Breakfast was typical for the country.The central square was about a 15 minute walk.

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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

I really appreciated the somewhat spare decor here--a beautiful place to rest after being out all day looking at beautifully (over)decorated trinkets and buildings. The restoration sensibility is great (don't make anything too flashy), and my room was very comfortable. I noticed in the review just behind mine that they complained about being put in the adjoining "servants" house. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011 via mobile

This riad has beautiful, almost honeymoon caliber rooms, but that's really the only positive. When we arrived, there was no check in process and no one seemed to know we were coming. We paid for a room in the Riad Dar Sara, but we were placed in the much lower quality "servants" house behind it. I complained to the manager... More 

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Cheshire, UK
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26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

15 min walk from the main square. the staff are friendly and have good english. We had 2 rooms one of them had stagnant smell due to poor ventilation. The rooms aslo are poorly lit due to style of decoration and are small have to climb from the foot end of the bed. Breakfast is standard. If booking a taxi... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

The service was great, the location is convenient, with better signage showing the location than the one for Dar Zitouna. The last section of the alley leading there was very dark and narrow, I would recommend a flashlight for the evening outings. It is a smoking location and when people smoke in the courtyard keeping the windows open is not... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

Conveniently located in the Medina, once you learn the alley way; 10 minute walk to the Djema el Fna. Helpful and kind staff;beautiful courtyard with trees and birds; breakfast mainly bread and jam; tea always available. Highly recommended.

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Piaseczno, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

Marrakech is a fantastic city, it is also a symbol of Morocco. The streets of the old city of Marrakech have been too narrow to allow cars, and tourists seaeching for the "real" Morocco have turned the medieval structures of Marrakech into good business. The number of tourists that come to Marrakech all the year have still not managed to... More 

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Address: N 120 Derb Arst Awzel, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Dar Sara 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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