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Riad Dar El Kebira

#8 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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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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 

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14 reviews
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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
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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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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

The staff were extremely pleasent and helpful. The room was very well accommodated. I have to say that throughout my visit to Morocco Dar El Kebira was good value, however I was not blown away. I had stayed in much better in other places in Morocco.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at Dar el kebira. It is a pleasure to read your positive comments on our service and rooms. On behalf all the team, thank you. Best Regards More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Although I was very well received, I would not return to this riad. I have visited quite a few all over Morocco and this one is just okay but not outstanding. What I really did not like was the very strong mouldy smell all over the place. There is definitely a problem with airing the rooms, my clothes even felt... More 

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

Dear Guest First of all we want to thank you for your feedback, which is interesting for us to improve our service quality and we express our regrets for the mouldy smell in your room; It’s humid because we are near the ocean. We also would like to mention that customer satisfaction is our first priority. In addition we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed here for a night, great place to explore Rabat from with excellent staff. Nicely decorated, comfortable and worth the visit. It is easy to find by following the signs in the Medina. Would go back!

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for leaving a positive review after your stay at Dar el kebira. We will share your comments with our team. We hope that you will come visit us again very soon. Regards, More 

Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed a night on a tour of Morocco. The welcome was friendly enough, the room quite clean and comfortable. but that was it. The room was a tad narrow (to be fair, that is not uncommon in riads located in medinas). The tub was dangerously narrow - one had to balance oneself precariously while taking a shower. While leaving,... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay at Dar el Kebira. We sincerely regret that you have not fully enjoyed your stay in our Riad as expected. We would like to confirm you that our Guests' Satisfaction is extremely important for us and our staff is dedicated to serve all of our guests at the best... More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Romantic surroundings and impeccable service are the best ways to describe this Riad. Although we arrived later than expected, the caring staff made us feel welcomed as though we were their first clients of the day. They even arranged a late meal that was amazing, and they never made us feel rushed. The location is excellently placed to explore the... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay, our food and location! It's a big help for TripAdvisor members to get a better understanding about our services and activities at Dar el Kebira and in Rabat. Looking forward to welcoming you back ! Warmest Regards More 

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