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Riad Samsara

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6, Derb El Aarsa | Tarzout -Médina, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can not get better than this: authentic, beautiful rooms, helpful staff and a hidden location in the old town. A real experience of Marrakesh. Have dinner at the Riad one evening, very romantic and breakfast on the terrace is just the way to start the day.The host (Assma) is a pleasure to deal with and is your key to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riad Samsara was a sanctuary; a haven from the hectic chaos of the Medina. It's location is away from the well trodden tourist paths, you get a sense you're within a local neighbourhood which I liked, yet still only a 10-15 min walk from the hub of activity, and the main square. Our hosts were ever obliging, organising day trips... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Thank you so much for these kind words, and for choosing to stay with us, having you was an absolute pleasure. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so impressed with the gorgeous architecture, lovely food, warm hospitality, and stellar service at this riad. We witnessed and experienced a few troubling incidents in Marrakech that speak more to the attitude toward tourists than anything else, but the staff and owner of Samsara went above and beyond to make our stay a lovely oasis of comfort and... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

We can't be more pleased and honored by you kind words, we will always remember you and wish you all the best that this world has to offer. More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My husband and I came to marrakech after a rainy month of April in the north west of the United States. We had stayed here before on a previous visit to Morocco, and loved it then. However, it seems that the service has improved - if that were possible. Jacqueline's bed and breakfast is beautiful, magical and (just to keep... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Reading your words was an absolute pleasure, we are most honored to serve you, we do our best to help building up a life lasting memories and this is our passion. Your next visit you will find things improved, our guests deserves nothing less than perfect, and to get there is is a lifetime process. We are waiting for your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife and I stayed here a few years ago and then again just last week and I had forgotten what it was like to step out of the heat of Marrakech into this little oasis. It is run by a charming woman named Jacqueline who could not have been nicer. Her staff of local women were sweet and welcoming... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and for choosing our little oasis again, we couldn't be more pleased to hear those lovely comments, you made the place even more special with your presence. We are all looking forward to having again soon. More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I have to say that visiting Morocco was probably one of the best vacations I have ever been on; the people, the food, culture and overall experience was simply amazing. I decided to book Riad Samsara during my time in Marrakech due to all the good reviews it had received and I am pleased to say that I was not... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Owner at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Dear Elaine C , Thank you for sharing your positive review, it certainly made our day! I’m delighted to read that your stay was well taken care of by our team, and that you had an enjoyable stay. I hope to welcome you back again on your next trip to Riad Samsara! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt, More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

My second stay after a gap of 9 years - still one of the best places to stay in the world I think, due to the second to none attentiveness of the wonderful friendly staff and owner Jacqueline, not to mention the exquisite and sumptuous decor and incredibly good food. We went to the Marmouda for a look see and... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Dear Robin G, Thank you for your lovely review. It’s certainly our pleasure to serve you, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt More 

ST MAUR DES FOSSES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This end-of-April escapade was our 3rd stay at the Riad. This time there were 7 members of the same family, including 2 grand-parents, for whom this was the 1st ever visit to Morocco. We knew we would all be enchanted again -- and indeed we truly were. We met Jacqueline this time -- now we better understand why this place... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Dear RAPHAEL A, I was happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we contributed, in some small way, making your holiday in Marrakech a pleasant and memorable one. We are delighted that you take home fond memories and unforgettable impressions from your stay with us. Once again, thank you for your valuable feedback and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Riad Samsara was actually one of three riads I stayed at during my week stay in Marrakech, due to silly scheduling on my part. I opted for the driver pick-up from the airport, which is actually a good idea as any first timer to Marrakech will find it difficult to navigate the medina. I was arriving fairly late in the... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Dear alexcga, Thank you for your review, we are pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and look forward to having you back! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt, More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It was not our first stay at Riad Samsara. We went again this year because we wanted to relax some days in a warm country. As our first stay was so beautiful, it was easy for us to decide to go to Marrakech and visit Jacqueline, the owner, and her motherly caring housekeeper and cook Milouda again. We were so... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review

Dear Even M, It’s a great pleasure to read about your recent stay and I sincerely thank you for choosing Riad Samsara! Thank you for your valuable feedback and hope to welcome you back again in the near future! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt. More 

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