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Dar Sidi Bounou, Bounou, M'Hamid, Morocco
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Dar Sidi Bounou
Ranked #1 of 18 M'Hamid B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Dar Sidi Bounou has a serendipitous quality -- it's the sort of place you might stumble upon and then never leave. Part of the captivating charm lies in the location: a pretty main building with comfortable separate chalets and tents amid ever-encroaching sand and date palms. But even more wondrous are the residents: from the spectacular Nancy to the warm... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Dar Sidi Bounou is a beautiful haven of relaxation run by lovely people. Nancy, Daoud and their team are so welcoming and kind and will make your trip very special. Wonderful food and the best service. We take groups there twice a year and have never had any bad comments from anyone and many come back with us.

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Dar S, Owner at Dar Sidi Bounou, responded to this review

Thanks for the appreciative comments. It was great fun for all of us too. We are looking forward to your next visit in April. See you soon. More

Devizes, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed at Dar Sidi Bounou for 9 nights after a 2 day drive from Marrakech. The Atlas Mountains and the desert landscapes of the Draa Valley were stunning. We arrived late afternoon as the rising wind was rising blowing sand across the road. It was as if the desert was playing to form and expectation for the visitors. Our... More

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Dar S, Owner at Dar Sidi Bounou, responded to this review

it is always nice to have guests stay with us for a slightly longer time. We then have the opportunity to get to know them better so that they become new friends, as well as guests. Glad to hear that you enjoyed it here enough to come back... More

Plon, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We stayed one night at Dar Sidi Bounou before Said took us on a overnight desert trip in a 4x4. I've rarely experienced such a wonderful place! It is so welcoming, enchanting and just perfect that you really don't ever want to leave again. Nancy and Daoud helped us with getting some ideas how to make the most of your... More

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Dar S, Owner at Dar Sidi Bounou, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay here in Bounou and the excursion with Said... the feeling was mutual... we enjoyed your company. We hope you will come back someday soon. Best wishes, from all at Dar Sidi Bounou More

Yarm, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Having arrived down single track roads with 2 kids fed up of driving for the last 8 hours we wondered what to expect. We were immediately welcomed to this lovely place. It is so relaxed that straight away we felt we were part of the furniture! The children absolutely adored having free reign of the dunes, palms and tents and... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

The staff really make the place and the location is straight out a movie. I've been twice and long to go back and introduce my husband and other friends to the delights of this desert destination. There's plenty to do in the area and the staff are delighted to help you get the most out of your stay. Bounou is... More

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

We had a three day stay at this wonderful place where we immediately felt at home when we arrived. Nancy and the whole crew made this a unique experience with their charming hospitality. The night out in the desert with some sandstorm was quite exciting and an experience I would not miss. We highly recommend this place to everyone who... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

We were on a driving trip through morocco in a motorhome, but we had read of Dar Sidi Bounou and wanted to just take a look. When we drove in, we just fell in love with this little oasis of peace and tranquility in the hectic place that is Morocco. Nancy let us stay in our motorhome, though she did... More

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Tangier, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Arriving during the last week in April, we were warmly greeted by the staff at Dar Sidi Bounou and basically given the run of the place, as we caught them right before the real desert tourist season began. Nancy is a wonderfully well-connected and charming conversationalist, eager to learn about you and to share her own experiences as an artist,... More

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Berlin
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Our first visit to Morocco was made very special by an 8 day stay on the edge of the Sahara at Dar Sidi Bounou with owners, Nancy and Daoud and their wonderful team. Our drive from Agadir was great fun, very scenic and problem free. Welcomed warmly by Nancy and staff on our arrival we immediately felt at home in... More

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Address: Dar Sidi Bounou, Bounou, M'Hamid, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Souss-Massa-Draa Region > M'Hamid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Dar Sidi Bounou Morocco/Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Sidi Bounou experience Living in the Sun and Sleeping under the Moon and Stars. Our Desert accommodation in a restored traditional daub house, serving delicious authentic beldi food, including vegetarian. Come to relax and enjoy music and tranquil ambiance in a palmerie garden on the edge of the Sahara dunes at Bounou, M’hamid. Take a desert excursion by camels (or 4x4) overnight or longer. The guides set up the tents, make the fire and cook − you just ride or walk beside the camels to a quiet place. Or you can take a walking tour of the ancient Berber Kasbah of Bounou and local villages. Gracious hospitality for adventurous individual travelers, families with children and groups of creative, artistic people. Relax under the palms, on the terraces, and on the dunes in the garden, or participate in the music, dance. In the winter evenings, sit around an inviting fire on the dunes and join in the drumming. Learn the local songs and dances, rhythms and techniques, bring your own instruments or use ours. With comfortable rooms in the house with terraces and en-suite bathrooms, N’wala huts and Berber tents on the dunes prices ranging from 20 Euros to 49 Euros prices are negotiable depending on how long you stay. Nancy and Daoud and the Staff at Dar Sidi Bounou invite you to be their guest and enjoy the magic of the Moroccan Sahara. ... more   less 
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