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Riad Dar El Kebira

#9 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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McLean VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to stay in Rabat if you want the medina experience. It is small, well-maintained Riad that is a few twisting streets away from the entrance to the Kasbah. The breakfast is fine, if a bit repetitive after a few days. We also had dinner once, as most places were closed for Ramadan, but it was... More 

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Milano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The staff welcomed us and allowed us access to all areas for our photo shoot. Our room was prepared very well and the service was very professional Thank you dar el kebira for a wonderful evening for our wedding photos!

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

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment. Congratulations on your wedding wishing you all the best with much happiness. We hope to welcome you agin very soon. And why not with your children. Warmest Regards More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Amazing service upon arrival until the end, the staff gave us a map and showed us where to go and the best way to explore the city. The staff was attentive and very helpful. The riad is authentic and beautiful. We stayed in a suite upstairs which was perfect and quiet. I didn't love having a bathtub as a shower... More 

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

Dear Sir, We thank you very much for taking the time to write a comment on our page. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed our welcoming services and your room. We promise you, for your next stay, to offer a shower instead of a bathtub. We are looking forward to seeing you again. Warmest Regards, More 

Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

this is a great place because of its location. the hotel also makes you feel like staying in a house during your trip. the service is amazing from the hotel manager to Younes and Mohammed. the only thing i did not quite like is that you have to pay cash for hotel taxes and food and drinks consume in the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Compared to the riads we stayed at in Marrakech and Fes, this one was overpriced for its accommodations. The rooms are small and a bit stuffy. Our bathroom had it's fair share of ants and other crawling things. However, the rooftop terrace and other common spaces are very nice. Breakfast was standard Moroccan fare. Dinner at the restaurant was very... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Hard to find and I never get lost anywhere in the world. I'm not afraid to ask for instructions and I had pre-printed instructions. Not even close to 5* accommodations. The room had a funky smell the claw foot tub was not bolted to the floor so if you moved out the middle it would tip up. We stayed at... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

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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