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Villa El Arsa

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18 Derb El Arsa | Kennaria, Marrakech, Morocco
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    5 of 5 stars
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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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Krefeld, Germany
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After more than a week in southern morocco in "so called 4 star hotels" this was the first real luxury accomodation! We loved the decoration, the nice service, the "the gourmand" on the roof, a nap in the sun in a deckchair (strawhats provided!), a good sleep in a good bed, breakfast in the un and the feeling of being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the El Arsa in Jan 15 for a long weekend. It was recommended to us by the travel agent Naturally Morocco. It really is a lovely place restored by its owners Noel and Fabrice and the accommodation is very comfortable. The stand out point is their hospitality - they genuinely do go out of... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed in the Fqih room for 5 nights in early January 2015 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this quiet oasis. The location is close to the main square and within walking distance of most main attractions. We recommend arranging a transfer with Noël on arrival. While the riad is easy to find once you know the way, it... More 

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Dovje, Slovenia
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55 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

There are plenty of choice for a stay in Marrakesh medina. Villa El Arsa is definitely high on the list. Location is perfect, just a few turns away from hustle and bustle of Jemaa al Fnaa. After you enter you are transferred into another, "peaceful" space. Its not far away from any of the main attractions. And there are some... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The team here were absolutely fantastic; helpful, courteous and generous with their time and knowledge. The riad itself is beautiful, a hidden gem right in the heart of the Medina (it takes about 5 min to walk from the riad to the central square). We got an amazing deal, staying in the Prince's room, which was very comfortable. Breakfast was... More 

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wilmington
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Riad is in a neighborhood that is a cul de sac and it is quite challenging to find the first time. We arrived at night which made it quite more challenging. We arrived and the person on night desk was so kind and gracious and went out of his way so much to make us feel taken care of-... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is without doubt one of the BEST places I have ever stayed and it was my first time in Marrakech. The interior decour is fabulous, the host was great and the breakfast provided was good. You will not regret coming here. Me and my freinds hired out two rooms, one triple room and one double. The rooms were spacious... More 

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Canberra Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in May at the end of our 3 weeks in Morocco and would have loved to have stayed longer. This beautiful and tastefully decorated riad, centrally located in the medina is a cool calm oasis amidst the heat and frenzy of Marrakech. Great attention to detail in every aspect of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Such a lovely riad - beautiful interiors and a great location, just 5 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Jamaa el Fna and the surrounding souks. The service was exceptional - Noel was quick to respond to email queries in advance of our arrival, and throughout our stay it was clear they really cared about the customer experience. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This wonderful traditional riad is just moments from the centre of Marrakech - from the rooftop terraces that come complete with sun beds and sun hats you can see the Atlas mountains and hear the call to prayer. Inside, whether you choose to lounge in the tastefully decorated communal areas, sample a typical Moroccan dinner or taste the post-sightseeing pastries... More 

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