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Riad Vanilla sma

166 Derb Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #36 of 1,046 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013
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Athens, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I stayed at this B&B for a week and I could not find a better place to spend my holidays. It was very clean, very cosy environment and a quiet place to relax.. Nelly is very nice and friendly, she is a great hostess. I would definitely stay there again.

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The Riad Sma was amazing!! my friends went there last year and they recommended to us (my husband and me) We went there the owner ( Nelly ) was very friendly and such a good host the picture are nothing to compare when you go there its more amazing in person. The food is very good also. We stayed at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We were so lucky to got that riad Vanilla sma...Thanks to my friends who took care of our trip. The riad was so close to the souks and the big square . Very clean, very friendly and the room were so cool. Breakfast were huge and diner was excellent , well I just loved it. The whole crew Roudan and... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The transfer arranged by the riad waited for us, in the airport, for almost 2 hours during which we waited and complained about our luggage. As a result, we entered Vanilla Sma almost at 2:00 a.m. starving and completely frustrated with our luck. Nelly, the wonderful host and Redouan, her assistant, were waiting for us and made all the difference!... More

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Rotterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Vanilla sma is a very nice, clean and charming hotel. We staid three nights in this lovely place. After enjoying a rich breakfast you can walk to Djemal El Fna in just a few minutes or just spend your days in the souks. The owner (Nelly) is super friendly and makes sure everything is in order. If she's around don't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We were picked up at the airport (you should really do that) and accompanied to the Riad. When the beautiful Moroccan door opened we felt immediately that we made the right choice. Like you are in a very tail. As a welcome, we were given mint tea and the staff gave us a lot of inside tips. Where to go,... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is a beautiful, stylish and peaceful Riad in the heart of Marrakech. It's the perfect retreat from the hectic streets. And the service and breakfast are superb. I recommend it highly. Thank you so much to Nelly and Redouan for everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We have just stayed at Vanilla Sma for 3 nights and feel we can highly recommend this Riad. It is situated in a great location very close to the main square, the rooms are lovely and comfortable and quite, it is truly a home away from home. The Owner Nelly, is truly a special lady, in all my travels I... More

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Skoura, Maroc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Marrakech was our first halt in a trip of one week in Morocco ,we passed two nights in Riad Vanilla Sma .the staff is so friendly . Redouan made us feel like we were his guests during our stay , tea and cookies upon arrival. The food was fresh and good, and the smells from the kitchen! Fantastic.The rooms are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

The decor and style of this Riad is wonderful.... Traditional yet modern and so much attention to detail. The owner Nelly is very knowledgable about the area and offered us little tips about good bars and restaurants which were very useful. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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Address: 166 Derb Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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The Riad has been renovated with passion, respect to authenticity into a peaceful, supremely comfortable, elegant oasis.Our discreet staff will be on hand at all the time to assist you, to make your stay unforgettable perfect in every way.We are just a five minutes walk from the famous Jamaa El Fna square. ... more   less 
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