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Villa El Arsa

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18 Derb El Arsa | Kennaria, Marrakech, Morocco
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North Aston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

We had a family party of eight of us and so we took over the whole Riad. It is the most beautiful building, with well preserved architectural features but that is only the back drop to the most warm welcome. Noel, Fabrice and Simo run the most hospitable Riad with refreshments as you need, a homely atmosphere and accurate and... More 

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We thank you for this nice word! We are very pleased that our home, the kitchen, our advice you have liked. We like you're at home! We want you to discover Marrakech, the beauty of the place, the sweetness of life, the friendship of the people here ... That's it! See you soon, Inch Allah! Slama the Nicholsons (remember? Goodbye!)... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Tucked away down a Derb (blind ally)Villa El Arsa offers a very warm welcome. The rooms are wel equips and very comfortable. We were made to feel very much at home. The saloon is well equiped with books and games and an open fire for additional warmth (the evenings were quite chilly during our short stay). There is a great... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

A friendly and welcoming Riad in the centre of Marrakesh's medina. The team under Susie is welcoming, efficient and helpful (especially Brahim!) Always clean and pretty. We had a brilliant meal on our first night and on our return to Marrakesh it really felt like a home away from home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

really friendly riad in a central location in the medina of marrakech, literally 2 minutes' walk from the djemaa el fna. the staff were really helpful and there is a lovely roof terrace (which we would have spent more time on if the weather was better). would definitely stay here again.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

We were happy to return to riad villa el Arsa for all sorts of reasons:its authentic charm, friendly faces, delicious breakfast on the roof, and the feeling of home away from home. The wood fire in the salon on a chilly February evening was a delight. Sunday lunch with chicken tagine and delicious home made pastries made our trip. We'll... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2010

On arrival it seemed a bit of a walk from the main square, but we were soon used to it and the advantage was the quiet location. The owner and staff were kind, courteous and helpful. The food was excellent and we are foodies ! The Riad was lovely with great bathrooms. We came back from staying out of Marrakesh... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

Close to the main square, about 7 minutes walk down small streets and lanes. Guesthouse is on 3 levels - (1) courtyard, kitchen and sitting areas and pool, (2) 4 double rooms, (3) roof terrace. Courtyard is peaceful, nice plants and a small plunge pool which we enjoyed although it felt a bit strange to be in bikinis so close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2010

To be escorted to your riyad and told that we could ring if we ever got lost was a really reassuring start to the most brilliant stay. Five minutes walk to the mad square, but total tranquility and peace on returning in the evening. We had dinner one night, absolutely delicious, and breakfast on the roof terrace, which although described... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

Don't try and find this place without help as it's so tucked away - but only minutes from the hussle and bussle of the main square so an amazing location that you can just pop back to for an afternoon nap! My boyfriend and I stayed for 4 nights here and it was by far the best riad we stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2009

Me and my boyfriend stayed 6 nights in Marrakech and had a wonderful time. We had initially booked Dar Tah Tah, but because the toilet was broken in our room we got transferred to Riad Villa El Arsa, without any problems or extra cost. We also stayed one night in Dar Tah Tah, after coming back from the west coast... More 

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