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Le Diar el Barbar

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Matmata 6070, Tunisia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Sousse, Tunisia
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a sunken courtyard, in emulation of the troglodyte pit dwellings that dot the landscape here. It's a pleasing effect, and the rooms that open onto it are also done troglodyte style, which was fun. The bedroom itself was clean, but the bathroom had lots of mold on the window frame and was otherwise in need of refreshing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this hotel for a night. first the site is beautiful and the hotel really original. staff were very friendly. The Cave room was nice and naturally warm. food was correct. and price is affordable for the quality of service we highly recommend this place if you are in the area.

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Montreal, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was definitely different! Its location is simply spectacular and the grounds are quite beautiful. BUT, do yourself a favour and ask for a room on the ground fllor - we were assgined a room on the second floor and it was a hassle getting our luggage all the way up. The cleanliness of the bathrooms could also use... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Hotel lobby & dining room floors and walls covered in grey & white marble looks more like a bathouse, lobby bathrooms need cleaning Cave rooms are stuffy ,pillows are poor , bathroom in need of an update. Resturaunt steam table food same selection for lunch & dinner not great. Bar downstairs by the pool needs cleaning dusty. WIFI only in... More 

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Aix en Provence
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed here for one night with 6 adults and 6 children. I think we had the best room of the hotel, which was 311. It has two bedrooms with two large (double) beds and one single one. We added a matrace from out neighbouring room and had the 6 kids sleeping there together. Food was limited (quantity and quality,... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The hotel by outside look very nice the architecture its amazing. I didnt like that was dirty , the bathroom the most and alao the blanket had some markes on it (we didnt use it ).the dinner and breakfast was poor and not good. Its good for one night and its the best choise in the area.so id i think... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Berber themed hotel in Old Matmata. Rooms have an entry area and bathroom, but bed is in a cave-like hole. Weak AC/fan only blew warm air that did not reach the cave so bedroom was hot and stuffy. Bedroom ceiling is low and walls are dusty. I'm 5'10" and I smacked my head against the ceiling twice. Bathroom is passable... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Me and my 7 year old son knocked one evening on the door asking for a room. For about £20 a night, we had the most amazing room, sleeping in a 'modern cave'. My son being a Star Wars fan was thrilled. We were served a three course set meal that was included and although simple, very delicious. Soup, Salads... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The hotel was the best in Matmata, you can experience a Troglodite house, food was good. The staff was very nice and Matmata's location it's great to stay two nights if you are travelling without a group, to visit the Bere Bere Fortifications and Ksar Grihlane, in the Sahara Matmata it is also worth seeing, really special and unique

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a tour. Hotel room was good. The buffet was not. Had dinner and breakfast here. Food that should have been hot was cold. Great views thought over the desert from the grounds though. Friendly staff.

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Address: Matmata 6070, Tunisia
Location: Tunisia > Gabes Governorate > Matmata
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Le Diar el Barbar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 165
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