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Villa Mandarine

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19 Rue Ouled Bousbaa | Souissi, Rabat, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Stamford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first night in Morrocco after our flight from New York. How can anything be more beautiful than the Villa Mandarine. Situated in an orange grove and garden, this former estate has been impeccably transformed into a must stay hotel. Our room and huge bath were exquisite. The bar fun with gracious service, and the lavish breakfast buffet a gourmet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed with this hotel. Maybe our expectations were a little high with such good reviews. Service was non existent, the room was poorly decorated, and the hotel was so empty it felt lifeless. I would not come back and would not recommend it to any of my friends or family.

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Rabat, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With its peace, tranquility and spacious rooms with gorgeous decor, you feel like you've truly gotten away at Villa Mandarine. A small but adequate pool, fully equipped spa and turn down servi complete the experience of feels-like-home luxury.

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Castle Hedingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived late in the evening, hot and sweaty and very tired, but the Villa Mandarine requires no effort, the check in was simple and quick the room was cool and welcoming the bed was underneath me when I fell back. Room service was quick and the menu selection was adequate for my needs, though the salt and pepper never... More 

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

The Villa Mandarine was the first hotel I stayed at on two week tour of Morocco. Upon check in, I was struck by the coldness of the welcome - no greeting, no welcome drink, no explanation of the hotel's layout or amenities, just an abrupt demand for a passport and a direction to my room. This might be the norm... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Villa Mandarine is a beautiful property for an overnight stay at in Rabat. It is built around huge gardens .... very quiet .... very peaceful. It is a low rise 2 story property. The room and bath are good size. The feel of the place is very French and so are a lot of the guests. We had an... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I stayed in this hotel last night, and decided to write a review while the place is still fresh in my mind. Villa Mandarine is set in a beautiful location, surrounded by lush gardens, detailed mosaics, and a blend of Mediterranean and Moorish architecture. The vivid colors and exotic fragrances immediately make you feel like you're in another world. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Was there for 15 days, it was an amazing experience. The staff was great and very polite and helpful. The hotel was beautiful and really relaxing taking care of every need. Would recommend to anyone! I am hoping to visit again soon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This boutique hotel is situated in the ambassadorial district of Rabat. It is expertly run, sophisticated and quite comfortable with a savvy crowd. Yet it is charming...the rooms and public spaces are decorated with artist's copies and unique Moroccan themes. The food is expertly prepared in the restaurant and the service impeccable. The front desk is singularly efficient and was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stayed for two nights as part of a tour package. Pros: 1. Lovely garden. Peacocks, fragrant, well kept, citrus tree 2. Quiet area. Tranquil surrounding. 3. Comfy beds and high quality linen. 4. Great restaurant for meals. Good selection for breakfast. Homemade yogurt and jam, omelette, etc. 5. Good size swimming pool. Cons, 1. Far from downtown. Could be a... More 

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