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Douar Samra

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Tamatert, Imlil, Morocco
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Douar Samra
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arriving by taxi, climbing down a path buth then there is a kind of home away from home. Good beds, showers, rooms. Nice dinner. Marvelous hiking with a very nice guide the next day. Other guests seemed to have travelled a lot all over Maroc. Good atmospere. But you have to accept some inconveniences: lunch (brr), no or hardly wifi... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear MarianneB, Thank you for the review. We regret to read of your disappointing experience during your stay with us. We believe in the importance of providing a most memorable stay experience for all our guests, and will share your feedback with the relevant departments for a thorough review. We hope that your recent stay experience has not marred your... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it here - from the stunning views, sun terraces, beautifully laid out gardens, ducks! mules, candlelight, trek down from the road, goats coming down off the mountain to sleep just behind our room it seemed ( though v quiet) wonderful staff, and best food we ate in Morocco. We had a 3 night stay and were welcomed after... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear annaschmi, Thank you for your review, we are pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and look forward to having you back! Warm regards, Siham for jacqueline Brandt More 

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is beautiful. Get away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and escape up here for a few days. When you arrive you'll think you're in completely the wrong place, we had to trek down a small track to get there! But so worth it. The place is quaint and has no electricity so the hallways and rooms... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear ras105, I am glad to read that you had a great stay. Thank you for sharing your review and we look forward to seeing you again! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt More 

Oxford
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

OK. Reality check. I do wonder how many of the people who have waxed lyrical have stayed in a Moroccan mountain village before. This is a review of two parts. First, the location is magnificent, definitely five stars. The terraces are wonderful places to sunbathe.And the rooms are cute and very carefully decorated, though I believe the (fully booked) main... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear suiko, After having exchanged 67 emails with you and also changing your booking 10 times, I made the mistake of accepting your reservation for a one night stay only at Douar Samra. In fact, we both made a mistake, as evidently this place would never had suited you anyway. And like every time we make a mistake, we always... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

The most wonderful place to relax, soak up the quiet, wonder at the stars, eat home grown food and if forced walk up into the hills and exercise! Simply great! I last visited 9 years ago and can report that the quality on all counts has remained excellent. The family who run the Douar are lovely and friendly and the... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear Robin G, Thank you for your lovely review. It’s certainly our pleasure to serve you, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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107 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

What a treat to stay at Douar Samra - a beautiful retreat owned [and designed] by Jacqueline in the High Atlas Mountains! The Douar is not easy to get to. From The center of Imlil (taxi station) you either have to take a taxi to the top of Tamatert and walk downhill to the hotel on a well-marked trail OR... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear winssing, Thank you for sharing your positive review, it certainly made our day! I’m delighted to read that your stay was well taken care of by our team, and that you had an enjoyable stay. I hope to welcome you back again on your next trip to Douar Samra! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt More 

Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

I just love Douar Samra. So I was very happy to return to this peaceful paradise again. It's tucked away in the delightful village of Tanamert in Imlil where nature is abundant. Douar Samra offers a true rustic beauty with a warmth and soul that so many guesthouse just seem to miss. The food is excellent and the interesting people... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear Monique D, It is a great pleasure to read that every aspect at Douar Samra. Thank you for your valuable feedback and hope to welcome you back again in the near future! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt More 

Guineafowl2
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After a bad day of driving trying to access Imlil from the South (map shows 2 Imlil villages 20kms apart) we discovered that you have to approach the village from the North from the road from Marrakech. Despite the map, there is no road between the two villages with the same name! Once we arrived we were warmly greeted by... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear Guineafow, It’s a great pleasure to read about your recent stay and I sincerely thank you for choosing Douar Samra! Thank you for your valuable feedback and hope to welcome you back again in the near future! Warm regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt, More 

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We only stayed for one night, but Douar Samra was our favourite place that we stayed on our trip. The hotel is nestled in a little valley in a small village with the most incredible views of the surrounding hills and mountains. It's a challenge to get to, but it is absolutely worth the effort. We stayed in Sin which... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Owner at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear StephanieU88, Thank you for your review, we are pleased to read that you had an overall enjoyable stay with us! At the same time, I have noted your comment in regards to find our hotel; we will make sure next time to give instructions on how to get to the hotel when you book your room. I sincerely thank... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We've just come back from a 3 night stay at the Douar Samra which was one of the favourite places that we stayed at in Morocco. You can't get to the Douar Samra by car, you have to walk down to it, with the hotel's mule carrying your luggage! The sights and smells along the way make you wonder where... More 

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JacquelineMarrakech, Owner at Douar Samra, responded to this review

Dear 402es123, I am happy to read that you had a wonderful stay and sincerely appreciate your recommendation! My team and I look forward to welcoming you back again! Regards, Siham for Jacqueline Brandt. More 

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