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32 Derb Lalla Azzouna, Marrakech 40000 , Morocco
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Ranked #26 of 1,037 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just left this place and we already miss it. For three days we have been the only guests and we enjoyed this wonderful Riad at its best. It's a building of xxviii century perfectly restored and decorated with taste and simplicity. The location is great as it is in a quiet area of the Medina, easy to reach... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Myself and three of mates were fortunate enough to stay in this beautiful Riad for two nights in late May. The owner, Patrick, was very helpful with advising us via email on our stay before the trip. We booked the transfer from the airport, dinner on arrival and a day trip all through the Dar Akal - I would highly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Our expectations were exceeded at every opportunity, from the moment we arrived until our friendly departure. We were so impressed by the beauty of the riad, the attention to detail, the wonderful homemade meals, and the above and beyond service. Our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer. It's a perfect excuse to go back another time, though. Thank... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful riad. Especial thanks to Siad for his assistance, tips and kindness, it makes your stay a very pleasant one. Nice breakfast and diner. Very quiet and calm. The best way to explore Marrakech is to get lost.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I just got back from a two week trip to Morocco. My friend and I stayed at Dar Akal at the beginning and the end of the trip. Everywhere we went we both commented on how we wished the hotel or riad we were staying at was more like Dar Akal. There is not a single thing that I would... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Just returned from a three night stay at Dar Akal and would highly recommend to anyone wanting to experience Marrakech. The Riad was beautiful, clean and a real hidden treasure. I travelled with three friends and we stayed in the the suite with the gorgeous ceiling, it was perfect as had two bedrooms which can be either doubles or twins... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We loved this Riad.. everything was great about it! Not one bad thing! The service was fantastic.. they helped us arrange a tour, shuttle from the airport, met us at the taxi drop off.. so helpful. And the Riad itself was perfect. loved it!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A challenging location but well worth persevering as you will savour Marrakech at it's very best. If you are looking for a 5 * international brand don't look here but if you want caring and thoughtful staff in a beautifully restored Riad then I have no hesitation in recommending Said and his beautiful property.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Heaven on Earth - In the Riad is the oasis of peace. All places of interest, restaurants and souks are within walking distance. The host Said gives instructions in order not to get lost in the labyrinth of Marrakech. Very nice and clean rooms finished with detail. The breakfast is served on the roof terrace and is really fantastic. Also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I staid in February for 4 nights with a friend of mine in the Riad Dar Akal. My friend and I can highly recommend this Riad. The Manager "Said" of the Riad is very helpful and sympatic and he does an amazing outstanding job so that every individual guest feels more than comfortable. Thank you very much, you couldn't provide... More

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Address: 32 Derb Lalla Azzouna, Marrakech 40000 , Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Nestled at the end of a quiet alley, close to the souks and Ben Youssef Medersa, only a few minutes walk from the famous Jemaa El Fna, Dar Akal welcomes you.Dar Akal is an old 18C Riad carefully restored and renovated by renowned architect Christophe Simeon and his skilled Moroccan craftsmen, using traditional techniques.The Riad has 4 bedrooms and 1 suite arranged around a patio with trees and a central fountain.After a busy day in the medina, or returning from the Atlas Mountains, the desert or from Essaouira, you can relax in the relative coolness of the patio, on the first floor in the menzeh (traditionally the best room, used for entertaining special guests) ... more   less 
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