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Riad Vanilla sma

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166 Derb Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Naarden, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

What a lovely hotel with a real Marrakesh feel ... The minute you enter here your real holiday STARTS! With the BEST mint tea in town, detailed guide with loads of great tips and Do not's . Lovely chatty Nelly (owner) and her team are really fantastic with a big heart ,extremely helpful and 24hrs around. The whole hotel interior... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Vanilla Sma is an oasis of calm and is absolutely faultless. Very well located, beautifully decorated and the staff are fantastic. Like all other reviews for this Riad it is the perfect place to stay in Marrakech. Nelly is the most wonderful host and couldn't have been more helpful, advising us on places to eat, to visit, best place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Lovely riad that has been decorated in an east meets west style. Sadly Nelly wasn't there when we stayed, but we were looked after very well by Sultana and Khadija who were both amazing and caring. The breakfasts on the terrace were fabulous and relaxing. I also think it would be a wonderful place to stay in winter. The rooms... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Spent a couple of days here for our first time in Morocco and this riad was the perfect place. Nelly and her team made our stay so comfortable in the beautiful honeymoon sweet and letting us know all the ins and outs of the area.This is truly a beautiful, stylish and peaceful Riad in the heart of Marrakech and i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a great stay here. Nelly, the owner, helped us plan the rest of our trip through Morocco. The riad was very near the center of the Medina, with everything walkable. It was a little hard to find, but just follow the directions they send you. Very clean and comfortable. the wifi worked great and air conditioning was welcome at... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I was travelling with a girlfriend of mine. We were initially somewhat hesitant about two women travelling alone in Morocco. As soon as we got to the riad and met Nelly all of our concerns were taken care of. Nelly was amazing and prompt with our communication prior to our arrival at the riad. She easily and quickly arranged a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I travelled to Morocco on my own and was very nervous to visit Morocco as a single woman. I was lucky enough to stay at Riad Vanilla Sma. I cannot thank the staff enough for looking after me. They organized a trip the Hamman – divine. The staff organized sightseeing tours and a cooking class for me. Nothing was too... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I went on a study abroad trip and was lucky enough to stay at Riad Vanilla Sma for 3 days in May. It was my first time in Morocco this was the first place on our itinerary. It was a perfect introduction to Marrakesh. The riad is located about 5-6 minutes past Jemaa el Fna, the main square. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My mother and I very much enjoyed our stay at Riad Vanialla sma - our first introduction to Marrakesh and Morocco. Great modern tasteful interior, close to the market square, delicious breakfasts and friendly staff. We also enjoyed our private hammam, the only one we experienced, in the privacy of the house and it was a unique experience. Congratulations to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We had the most wonderful honeymoon here. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. The riad was beautiful and the perfect private place to retire for some peace and quiet from the surrounding busy streets.

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