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Riad Dar El Kebira

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rue des Consuls - 1 Impasse Belghazi | Ferran Znaki, Rabat 1005, Morocco
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Ranked #4 of 37 hotels in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here at the start of a two week trip to Rabat to study Arabic. It's a beautiful riad in a good location and my room was upgraded. Staff are friendly and helpful. I'm already looking forward to staying again at the end of my trip for two more nights.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our first Riad experience here. Staff very attentive and dinner was lovely although check wine prices before committing. Location great and rooms and wifi excellent. Drinks on the roof top at sunset were really special as was breakfast up there the next morning.

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moulay27, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to write this nice and positive review. We are very glad to know that you appreciated our traditional Moroccan food as well as our panoramic terrace with view. We are looking forward to welcoming you again at Dar el kebira. Warmest Regards, Moulay More

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The riad is easy to locate and about ten minutes from the beach.We were amazed at the beauty of this Riad.The use of original furniture and sumptuous textiles make it a stunning place to stay. Made very romantic at night by the use of candles and Morrocan lamps. The staff were all really attentive and friendly. We really enjoyed getting... More

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moulay27, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear sir, What a pleasure to read your message of satisfaction on Tripadvisor. The whole team was delighted to serve you and satisfy you during your stay at Dar el Kebira. We hope to welcome you again in the very near future. Warmest Regards, Moulay More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

great place in the middle of a busy city. the roof is such a gem where you can enjoy your breakfast or a mint tea in the afternoon. I highly recommend this hotel and the staff were more than welcoming and helpful. Mohammed helped us with our bags to the taxi they ordered for our departure to the airport. Everything... More

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moulay27, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Joanna, Thank you so much for taking to time to write this wonderful comment. It’s very much appreciated. On behalf all our team, thank you once again. It gives us a lot of satisfaction. We are looking forward to welcoming again at Dar el kebira during your next stay in Rabat. Warmest regards, Moulay More

Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The location is perfect. The rooms are wonderfully decorated. The breakfast on the terrace is really good. The staff is very friendly. As a negative point, they were suppose to have our dinner ready for our late arrival but as our flight was delayed they were no longer expecting us so we had to go out at 12 am to... More

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moulay27, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience about your recent stay at Dar El Kebira. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your room, the location and our wonderful breakfast served on terrace. We are truly sorry about the dinner issue at your late arrival (12:am); As of your knowledge and explained, it... More

Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As our first stay in a riad we were disappointed with the quality of this establishment even though we were warned the standard was not equal to "western" star ratings. The bathroom was ridiculously small, the linen cleanliness questionable. The wait staff for the evening meal were good and the tagine very tasty but we had to pay with cash... More

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moulay27, Owner at Riad Dar El Kebira, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sir Thank you for taking the time to write a comment regarding your stay at Riad Dar El Kebira. We are sorry that your first experience in a riad was disappointing. Indeed, Riad properties are really different from standard hotels. It's a different way of experiencing hotel services as riads are traditional moroccan houses. We understand that you would... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
74 hotel reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

The Riad is is an excellent location and the staff are friendly and helpful. It is clean throughout and has some nice décor. First night stayed in the 'Standard Room Oudayas' with a Queen bed but the 'Occupancy: 3' must be a joke and 'Size: 25 sqm'is hard to believe as this room was very small - it really was... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Beautiful restored Riad close to the entrance to the old Medina, on what seem to be quite safe streets. Even walked down the streets to the Riad in the evenings and felt quite safe. Manager and staff are extremely kind and helpful in every way.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much to have shared your experience through tripadvisor. I'm sure it will be very helpful to other travellers. We are really happy that your stay provided you satisfaction and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Warmest Regards, Moulay More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Hidden treasure amongst the narrow local streets of Rabat medina. Intimate setting and great roof top terrace where a hearty breakfast was served. Nice service and dinner. Our room & bathroom with beautiful traditional décor.

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this short, precise and nice review regarding your recent stay at Riad Dar El kebira. All our team is grateful to you for sharing your experience and recommanding our Riad. We are really delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with among us. We will be very pleased to greet you again.... More

Baldock, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What an amazing place to stay! Fantastic location, and so different from a modern hotel. Having only 10 rooms, the only time we saw other guests was mainly at breakfast - it was really peaceful. When we arrived by taxi from the airport (which was easily arranged via e-mail to the Riad the week before our visit, and then added... More

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Address: Rue des Consuls - 1 Impasse Belghazi | Ferran Znaki, Rabat 1005, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Rabat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Dar El Kebira 5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Rabat #2 Spa Hotel in Rabat #3 Best Value Hotel in Rabat #3 Romantic Hotel in Rabat #4 Luxury Hotel in Rabat #6 Business Hotel in Rabat
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Riad Dar El Kebira is fully reinvented to receive guests in search of tranquillity and well-being in the purest Moroccan tradition. Every detail is designed to create a living space expressing luxury and refinement. ... more   less 
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