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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Route d'Errachidia Km.5 Bp, Erfoud, Morocco
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Xaluca Bivouac La Belle Etoile
Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Erfoud
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I spent the night in the "Deluxe" camp following our camel ride into the desert during a terrible sand storm. No fault of the Xaluca or the desert for that matter but still an interesting adventure once the sand storm subsided. We decided to stay in the tent in spite of some sand being blown around since... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We spent one night here, after traveling for a short distance (45 minutes or so) over spectacular dunes by camel. Described to us by our tour guide as 'luxury tents,' we have to admit that we were disappointed. Although the beds were adequate and it might be inherently luxurious to have a hot shower and flush toilet in the Sahara,... More

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
78 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We were looking for a really special Sahara luxury tent experience and put our faith in the Xaluca brand. We approached with trepidation as our first Xaluca Kasbah experience at Arfoud was hit and miss. With fingers crossed we met our driver Yousef in Arfoud and boarded his older model Land Cruiser. The drive was great as we left the... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Traditional tuareg tent, very spacious, with en-suite basic facilities. We enjoyed a nice dinner atmosphere under the stars, with a bottle of wine, too much food (but not too quality), warmed up by an open fire just in the middle of our open-air living room. There was some traditional music and then only us, the stars and the desert silence... More

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Lovely place, full of space, rooms are big with good free internet, bathroom is big and the shower gives a lot of water, you can get used to showers with no so much water in this area And buffets are great! With food for all kind of guests, in our party where veggans, and all find wonderful meals Meal

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I stayed here as part of my tour of Morocco. The hotel theme is phenomenal! It was the first hotel I stayed at in Morocco that made me feel like I was in an exotic location. My tour group took advantage of the hotel's sunrise tour of the desert along with the camel ride. This is a must do. You... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

No trip to Morocco is complete without a visit to the dunes of the Sahara. The Bivouac Belle Etoile promised so much - a luxurious and private camp in the desert. Our anticipation mounted as we rode our camels from the dunes at sunset to the private tents, located in a hollow of the dunes but actually only 3-400 m... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

A Great Experience I stayed at the deluxe tents in La Belle Etoile in March 2013, I was doing a nine day tour of Morocco through a company called experience it tours. I wanted to send a night in the desert especially in a tent. It was on my bucket list for years! As a female solo traveler I was... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Two friends and I included a stay in the Sahara in our recent extensive tour of Morocco. Let me say up front that the experience of riding a camel and watching sunset and sunrise in the Sahara was magnificent and worthwhile, despite a disappointing stay in the deluxe Berber tents. The desert trip started out from Hotel Kasbah Xaluca in... More

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Kirkland, WA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
54 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

My friend and I searched and searched for photos of the "La Belle Etoile" deluxe berber tents advertised by our tour company as well as Kensington Tours. We couldn't find details before we left and it looks like reviews for this "Xaluca Bivouac La Belle Etoile" are mixed with some regular hotel photos. So, to be clear, I am reviewing... More

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Address: Route d'Errachidia Km.5 Bp, Erfoud, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Erfoud
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xaluca Bivouac La Belle Etoile 3.5*

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