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18 Derb El Arsa | Kennaria, Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We visited Villa El Arsa as a family of six, booking three rooms just before Christmas. We couldn't have asked for a better welcome as our hosts prepared mint tea and pastries, which we had on the roof terrace, shortly after arriving. We were then shown to our rooms, which were just wonderful. The decor was tasteful and authentic and... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We have been in Villa el Arsa for 2 nights and it is a pleasant house that makes guests forget about the chaotic city of Marraketch. Well-served breakfast in the roof terrace. The owners are really helpful and kind. 100% recomendable

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We stayed here for a short break before Christmas, and weren't disappointed. The Riad is owned and run by two French guys, Noel and Fabrice. They also have a small team of people to help during the day with breakfast, and cleaning the rooms. It's small (5-6 rooms) but that's a Riad. It's decorated in a gorgeous contemporary Moroccan style,... More

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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My daughter and I stayed for 4 days and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.The service was perfect,so friendly and welcoming. The food in particular was outstanding,only 20 euros for a 3 course meal plus drinks that would cost easily double elsewhere.The breakfast included orange juice,pastries,crepes,fruit,yoghurt,bread and homemade jam and there was so much that we took what we couldn't eat for our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

We are a grp of 12 Singaporeans travelling to morocco for our holiday. Our stay in this beautiful Riad was great . Very impressed w the tastefully decorated rooms. Every room has it 's own unique theme n we simply cannot contain our excitement as we explore each room with anticipation Noel was a great host n his hospitality has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Myself and 3 friends stayed here in October. Noel, the owner, was helpful from the moment we booked - arranging a cheap airport transfer for our arrival. Upon arriving staff were just as helpful and friendly, providing a map and even walking us up to the main square so that we could get some dinner. When we returned to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This Riad is located in the middle of the Medina; just turn a few corners and you are in the Djemaa el-Fna square. Very kind and helpful owners and staff. Beautiful roof terrace for breakfast and siesta. Rooms are well equipped and very clean.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This Riad is beautiful and decorated with taste and attention to every detail. I stayed in the most lovely room and slept well on a most comfortable bed. The owner Noel was wonderful in every way. He communicated well via e-mail before we arrived and when we were in Marrakesh he sat down with us and freely gave of his... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The riad was clean and very characterful, in an excellent location (a quiet street just off a main street, a few mins from the main square). The breakfasts were nice and the owners were polite and helpful. However, I have to admit I was a little surprised at their lack of knowledge/initial helpfullness regarding bus tickets to Essaouira. In the... More

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Riad V, Propriétaire at Villa El Arsa, responded to this review

Hello Eileen, Thanks to comment your experience on tripadvisor. But I'm very sad to read it... First for matress, you have to know that we change them 3 time in one year and each room now has the best matress "simmons"... for the Bahia room, usually guests find it lovely... for quality/price, perhaps you're right but please consideres breakfast, tea... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This riad is nice, clean, friendly and very close to the main square in marrakech. The first night we were there we had a room opening onto the group floor of the courtyard which really a bit too lacking in privacy as we could hear everything in the riad. We asked to move to another room on a second nights... More

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Address: 18 Derb El Arsa | Kennaria, Marrakech, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Ideally located in the Medina of Marrakech, with easy access, 5 minutes’ walk to Jemaa el Fna and other mythical places of Marrakech.Villa El Arsa is an oasis in the midst of excitement and wares of magical red town.Fabrice et Noel welcome you in this bed and breakfast with four rooms,accommodating up to 10 people (2 double bedrooms, one with fireplace and 2 triple rooms, bathrooms tadelakt).We will accompany you in your first visit to the Medina and we can present you the main palaces or places. ... more   less 
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