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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
    5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Oxford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Princeton, New Jersey
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72 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Toronto, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
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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 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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