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Riad Vanilla sma

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166 Derb Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Africa and we were a little anxious, as we had no idea what to expect. I pre-arranged for an airport pick up through the Riad, since we arrived later in the evening. I highly suggest everyone do this, as it is quite a maze trying to find the Riad on the first go! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three days in this hotel, the weather was rather poor in spite of that the holiday was delightful and the staff really charming and helpful particularly Sultana and Hashim, the other staff were great as well but I am sorry to say that I can't remember their names. The room we had was very nice and the bath was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just back home after our 1st trip to Marrakech & we were delighted to have booked Riad Vanilla Sma. Nelly had arranged the transfer from the airport for us which is well worth it as we would never have found the Riad by ourselves. We had a very informative welcome talk from Nelly as we drank our mint tea &... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

After being whisked through the streets during our airport pick up we were a little apprehensive as to where we were being taken but as soon as we knocked on the door of the Riad we realised we had nothing to be worried about. We were greeted by the warmest smiles and instantly made to feel welcome and part of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Never before have we felt so at home, welcomed and just relaxed in a place of stay. Nellie is all and more what the previous reviews have said - she is adorable and makes your trip hit all the right places. Nellie has also assembled the perfect team to care for you in detail but in a non intrusive manner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We arrived at morroko at 24 february .Ms Nelly had arranged our transfer from the airport so we didnt lost any time seeking threw medina for the riad . When we arrived they offered us mint tea and sweets immediately we felt like home everybody was kind and very helpful to our needs . Our room was perfectly clean and... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

What can we say - we had such a wonderful stay at this beautiful Riad. When we arrived we were greeted by the wonderful Sultana, and was offered lovely mint tea and pastries. We took offer of Lunch offered as it was out first day - and we incredibly surprised, honestly they couldn't have done more for us. Nelly the... More 

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Saint-Antonin Noble Val, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We and our 2 friends had a great time here. People might find the lanes to the Riad a bit daunting but the welcome you get on your arrival from Nelly, Isham and the girls makes up for it. Nothing was too much trouble, rooms clean with a comfy bed....a calm oasis in the middle of the Medina. Breakfasts are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Looking for a riad in Marrakech, we ran across the Riad Vanilla sma. We had an idea that it would be nice, but had no idea what we had found until Nelly (the owner) answered our knock on the door. She has rennovated a several hundred year old home into a wonderful riad that is a haven in the craziness... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I were happy to have chosen to stay in this beautiful riad. We both unfortunately went down with food poisoning as soon as we arrived (this was not from our time here, but from the seaside town of essaouira) and nelly and the team did everything they could and more to try make us feel comfortable -... More 

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