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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 Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

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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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Spencerport, New York
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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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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

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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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

As an inexperienced traveller, I found the maze of alleys leading to the riad rather daunting at first. I soon learnt the ropes with the help of a map and expert advice from Nelly and her staff. The calm and tranquility of the riad, although only five minutes from the bustle of the medina and souk made it an excellent... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My family stayed at Nellie's Riad this past November on a trip that included a few stops in Spain. Her riad was the best of all of the places we stayed. She did a great job renovating the building and has figured out how to provide great service and make it look much easier than we know it is. She... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

On arrival at Marrakech, we made our way through the busy Medina for our stay at Riad Vanilla'sma, situated in the centre of Marrakech's Medina. We were welcomed by Nelly (the proprietor) and her very helpful staff who greeted us with the customary cup of mint tea. Nelly provided a map of the Medina, Souk and surrounding areas and willingly... More 

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Saintes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was our first trip to Marrakech and it was great to be shown the ropes by nelly and her very helpful and charming team. We arrived in this sanctuary, just five minutes from the main square, and were greeted with mint tea and homemade morrocon pastries. Nelly really looked after us during our stay, gave us tips on what... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Back home now and already missing the friendly staff and calm, relaxed atmosphere of Riad Vanilla sma. The decoration and furnishings are tastefully Morrocan throughout, the bedroom and ensuite finished to a very high standard, and the bed very comfortable. The breakfasts were healthy, refreshing and tasty, English or morrocan mint tea was served when we got back from our... More 

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