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“An Oasis of Calm” 5 of 5 stars
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Kasbah Agounsane
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 minutes from Marrakech Ourika | Ourika, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #163 of 464 Hotels in Marrakech
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“An Oasis of Calm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

We spent a delightful three nights at the Kasbah after a week of trekking a couple of nights in the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. This was exactly what we needed; a spacious, tastefully decorated hotel with a lovely pool to relax by, complimented by good food and excellent attentive service. Kamil the manager is keen to make sure that everything is to your liking without being over-bearing and this attitude is passed on to the staff who were all attentive and polite without being stuffy.
I'd highly recommend this place and would happily return myself. If we return, we'll definitely upgrade our room though. Not because ours was bad, (far from it, it was lovely) but because the higher grade rooms are just fantastic.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Agnsane, Gérant at Kasbah Agounsane, responded to this review, October 22, 2011
Thank you very match for your answer.we will be in your disposition.
Again thank for taking your time to write nice coments about us.
All the best .
kamal
Manager
KASBAH AGOUNSANE
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

Although just a short journey from Marrakesh the contrast could not be greater. The setting is beautiful and the pool area is particularly attractive.The service was attentive without being overpowering and we were made to feel very welcome. Do not be put off by the deceptively simple menu as the food is excellent.The manager, Kamal, arranged a tour of the Ourika Valley with the hotel's driver and an evening walk through the local Berber village,both of which we highly recommend. Our room was very spacious, attractive and comfortable and the public areas are extremely stylish, A lovely place to stay enhanced by the friendly and attentive staff.

Room Tip: One room opens onto the terrace which might lack privacy if the hotel is busy
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Agnsane, Gérant at Kasbah Agounsane, responded to this review, October 10, 2011
Dear Madame.Sir.
Thank you very match for your nice answer.we hope to see you next time in our kasbah.
All the best
KAMAL
Manager
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

What a lovely place.

We had a wonderful 4 nights here. We arrived very late at night after a 35 min drive from the airport and the attentive Jamal (the manager) and his staff were on hand to welcome us with Moroccan Tea and left us to a very comfortable nights sleep in our suite. Breakfast, consisting of breads, jam, cheese and eggs, was available whenever we wanted it the next day and we awoke to the gorgeous views and blazing sunshine. Our bag got 'delayed' with the airline so Jamal kindly took us into town the next morning to buy some essentials to keep us going and then coordinated the return of our things. We then spent 2 days being looked after by the very attentive staff. On the 3rd day the Kasbah arranged for a guide to take us up into the mountains for a day trip which was most enjoyable and highly recommended.

The location of the hotel is fantastic. In the foot hills of the Atlas mountains but only 35 mins from Marrakech. The views are stunning and the setting peaceful. It would make a wonderful honeymoon destination. All the rooms have their own open fireplace so in the winter I would imagine it would be wonderfully cozy!

The hotel itself is only a year or so old and the staff who were there were all quite new and therefore exceptionally keen to please. The service was immaculate. At some places we have been, the hotel tries too hard to be ‘refined’ and the staff try so hard that they become too discreet and therefore distant and the whole place feels a bit sterile; not the case here. The staff were engaging, welcoming and tried their utmost to make us feel like it was home. The restaurant food is very good as well and featured in the Morocco equivalent of the good food guide. Deservedly so.

Overall we loved this place. Our thanks to all the staff who looked after us so well.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Agnsane, Directeur général at Kasbah Agounsane, responded to this review, September 18, 2011
It is with pleasure that the Directorate of Kasbah Agounsane and his team invite you to discover our hotel located just 30 minutes from Marrakech.
Nestled at the foot of the Atlas, this guest house rental welcomes you every day. Our chef offers fine dining as well as Moroccan
International dishes. For lunch or even dinner, rest assured that you will be surprised by the flavor of our original kitchen.

We offer very competitive rates to stay single or combined with activities "discovery" or a quiet weekend to enjoy
Pool, garden and services, "Well Being" SPA at amazing prices!

Check out our flyers and be surprised when you get in a few days.
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6 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

This new hotel is luxorius and relaxing! The restaurant is mentioned in Morocco's equivalent of the 'Good Food Guide' and rightly so. The service was as good as the food. The home-made confiture are marvellous! The bedrooms are all suites and ours was beautifully furnished, spoltessly clean and very comfortable. The manager, Argentina, was extremely helful and suggested activies to enable us to make the most of our short stay. The surroundinhg countrside is really worth exploring and we were fortunate to have the hotel's vehicle and driver for a full day. we had a splendid time!

Room Tip: A great contrast after a few days in hectic Marra!
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  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Agnsane, Front Office Manager at Kasbah Agounsane, responded to this review, September 18, 2011
I hope that every thing is good for you .how is your family.
we wish to see you next time and thank you for your stay in kasbah agounsane.
All the best.
KAMAL BOUDAOUD
Manager kasbah agounsane
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13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

The Kasbah Agounsane provided an excellent location and contrast to the bustle of Marrakesh only 40 minutes away. The setting and cuisine were both exceptional . Manager,Mo, runs a professional but relaxed establishment. Nothing is too much trouble for the well trained staff but the atmospere remains homely with close attention to detail at the same time. The balcony provides a superb backdrop to breakfast,evening drinks or dinner, particularly when the sun sets. The establishment is much used by the local Moroccans which is a testimony to its authenticity . Bedrrooms are both spacious and individually appointed. All the rooms are equiped with Air conditioning units for summer and open fires for cooler days. The interiors of the hotel are all stocked with interesting artifacts , comfortable seating and fires for the winter which will be welcoming at any time of the year.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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phaytan, Directeur général at Kasbah Agounsane, responded to this review, August 27, 2010
Dearest,
Thank you very much for your lovely review and in the name of my self Mo and all the staff , we wish you all the best for the future and we hope to see you again .
We missh you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

M Phaytan
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Address: 30 minutes from Marrakech Ourika | Ourika, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #163 of 464 Hotels in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kasbah Agounsane 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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