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Auberge Derkaoua

3.0 of 5 Route Dunes de sable et Merzouga, Merzouga, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Llwyngwril, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Anyone who travels knows that if you are thinking of going to somewhere remote like Sahara you dont expect 5* accomodation. In its way Derkaoua does give you 5* but in experience, you will have travelled a long way to get here and it is a very welcoming sight to see this little oasis. The rooms are weel laid out... More

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Overall, our experience was great. I've heard from several sources that this is the best place in the area and I believe that to be the case. It certainly is a world apart from the numerous hotels we stopped into for a bite to eat or wifi or a restroom -- all those had tour buses and were far larger... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

When we arrived there were a few other couples around the pool, but after we cam back fro the sunset over the dunes camel-ride experience there were no other guests, which felt very strange. DInner was fine if a strange hybrid of French and Moroccan. Service was laid back but OK. AIr Con in the kids room disn't work at... More

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Rock Creek
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed here in late September, perhaps a bit too close to summer. There are some very nice, and some not so pleasant, things about Auberge Dar Kerkaoua, and rather than extol the romantic setting (which it is) maybe better to examine pros and cons so the new visitor knows what expect. On the positive side, the enclosed "Dar" is... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

I stayed two days in this wonderful auberge in the desert. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. The food and beverage was very good. Mme Bouchra is an incredible host, and they did everything in their hands to make my stay as good as you can imagine in this desolate place. I spend a night in a tent in... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

If you a visiting the desert to enjoy nature and the uniqueness of this part of the world AND want comfortable accommodation this is the place for you. We were not disappointed and the overnight trip to the private camp that was part of our booking was one of the most memorable experiences we have ever had. As others have... More

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DORSET
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed here recently,and found the owners and staff very welcoming,nothing was too much trouble. The gardens are stunning with hidden tented seating areas beautifully decorated. The accommodation was spacious, clean and comfortable. There was a hamman which was very relaxing, also a swimming pool which I am sure would be great to use when the weather is warmer. The... More

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Nevada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We have visited both Namib and Oman deserts and so our expectations were extremely high. Unfortunately there is no comparison. Both other deserts were far and away more impressive as were the accomadations which were truly luxurious in other places, but you don't know until you go, so off we went to see Sahara. The trip from Fes and to... More

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Sorry for a rather lengthly review, but given the other reviews I feel that i have to give this some detailed descriptions. Making a reservation here is already the first hurdle you have to overcome. Their website doesn't really work, the English version not at all and overall very confusing. Still jumped through the hoops to book here due to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Auberge Kasbah Derkaoua may also have a tent in the desert but this establishment is definitely not part of the Sahara circus that one might find nearer Merzouga. We stayed in May and my fellow traveller was taken ill while we were staying here (please see entry The “Real Sahara”). Gary was ill from something he ate in Fez (about... More

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Address: Route Dunes de sable et Merzouga, Merzouga, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Hotel Class:3 star — Auberge Derkaoua 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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