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Riad Dar El Kebira

#6 of 39 Hotels in Rabat
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Rue des Consuls - 1 Impasse Belghazi | Ferran Znaki, Rabat 1005, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a Riad to explore Rabat this is well located in the Medina and a short walk from the Kasbah. We initially stayed in one of the smaller rooms which was cosy and quiet and on our return from Tangier stayed in a suite which was wonderfully appointed and worth the additional cost. A substantial Moroccan... More 

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We also had great moments with you. As you mentionned, Riad dar el kebira is indeed perfectly located near the famous Rue des consuls, not far away from the kasbah of oudayas. We are delighted to know that your expectations were met. All the team... More 

New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this riad! Overall, it was a great location but the staff was not very present. It was pricey for the experience but the room was comfortable, the location central and the terrace had a fantastic view.

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Allison, Thank you so much for your nice review. We are pleased to know that you liked the beauty of our Riad as well as its central location. It was a real pleasure for us to have you with us. We really hope to see you again very soon. Warmest Regards More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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94 reviews 94 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at this Riad. The decor is very tastefully done and is simply stunning. We couldn't get over taking pictures of the Riad! The rooms are small but comfortable which is not unexpected considering its a traditional home. The bathrooms are very nicely done as well. The location is perfect as its in the Medina and... More 

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the team, thank you very much for such a positive review further to your stay at Dar El Kebira! We are really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and our little attentions to make your stay unforgettable. I will share your comments with the team; it encourages them to strive in... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pictures looked great; the reviews looked better. But the Riad did not live up to those expectations. My room was very small. It was also noisy as it looked directly outwards onto the alleys of the Medina. There was nowhere to put my clothes, except a small cupboard to hang things. I know there were lots of rooms free... More 

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Mr Keith, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at Dar El Kebira. We sincerely regret that you have not fully enjoyed your stay as expected. Your reservation was made for a standard single room, and we assure you that we had no Deluxe room or Suite available to offer you for a free upgrade. Hope to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had already heard about this Riad, I was told that it is one of very few in Rabat with a beautiful traditional decoration. And when I first entered I realised that it was even more beautiful than in the photos. But when I spent the night I found that also everything has been caarefully placed in such a way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Riad Dar El Kebira for the second time in 6 months. It was again a wonderful experience. The Riad is located in the Medina and very convenient to local sights. The staff were all fabulous and very accommodating. From booking restaurants to airport transfers and sightseeing trips they did an excellent job and everyone was so generous... More 

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a pleasure to read your kind review after your second stay with us at Dar el Kebira. It is always an honor and a true pleasure to welcome you during your stays in Rabat We hope to see you again in your second house in Rabat. Sincerely More 

Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This riad is fantastic. This visit was my first time to Morocco, or anywhere in that part of the world for that matter. The place was easy to find, but be aware you will walk down a couple of well-marked narrow streets in the Medina. The front door is just a plain non-descriptive door, so knock on the door below... More 

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Chris C, Thank you for your nice review and all the lovely pictures further to your stay at Dar el Kebira We are very delighted to know that our services have been above your expectation. Your comment will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff. We wish to see you again in the near future. Sincerely More 

nantes
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Before sleeping in a Ryad, you have to know that a ryad is very noisy and also wet. Alas, as in other ryads, the internal noise made by people walking or taking breakfast is waking up everybody... So forget about sleping to 10AM or take your ear plugs!! Should be good to have some noise policy… Our room was also... More 

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your time writing about your recent stay in our Riad Hotel. We regret that you did not fully enjoyed your stay and are sure there is an explanation since all our staff is dedicated to serve our guests at the utmost possible way. Please be assured that your constructive feedback will be relayed to the proper... More 

Merlischachen, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very nice interiors. Comfortable, elegant and quiet stay, even though some more fresh air in the room would be desirable. The terrace is very relaxing. Friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast ok. A buffet would be better than personal servings.

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased to know that you have appreciated your Moroccan experience in our Riad. We want to thank you about all the advices that you give and look forward to seeing you soon. Warmest Regards, More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed there on our way to Marrakech and it was nice. The staff was very kind, dinner (a little too expensive) was good, breakfast also. The room had TV, wifi and air con, and was of course beautiful designed. Would go here again. People in the medina were also very kind.

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ALAOUI M, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our tripadvisor's page. We are very pleased to know that you appreciated our traditional Moroccan Riad as well as the staff's service. We are looking forward to welcoming you again at Dar el kebira. Regards, More 

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