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“Oasis in the madness of Marrakech” 5 of 5 stars
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Dar Bennani
56 Derb Abid Allah | Mouassine, Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #663 of 1,040 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Oasis in the madness of Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

Visited Marrakech recently and stayed for 3 nights with my girlfriend here, the Riad was spotless and the fact that it is family owned meant that there was genuine warmth from the owners. Woke up early twice and Ooda, the host, was more than happy to prepare breakfast for us. Very nice place, and if I was to visit Marrakech again I would definately stay here.

  • Stayed January 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

Great deal! The owners were so helpful and made sure we oriented to the medina as soon as possible. They made great recommendations for restaurants too. Everything about the experience was good, from booking to settling our bill at the end of our stay. On the mornings we had early trips planned they made sure we had breakfast available and the days we had more time the breakfast was served on the lovely rooftop terrace. Probably the best breakfast we had anywhere in Morocco and even came with a hot dish. The coffee was excellent!
Without a doubt for the price YOU CANNOT BEAT the Dar Bennani! The rooms were cute, clean and plenty big enough. Everything is convenient. I will stay here again on my next visit.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with friends
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

This riad, within the medina and two minutes walk from the Souks, is a great place to stay on a visit to Marrakech. The riad itself is kept spotlessly clean and the owners are very friendly and welcoming. The room was very tastefully decorated with local goods, and the roof terrace provides an amazing view over Marrakech - and is where we enjoyed our breakfasts and a tasty Moroccan dinner.

If you've not been to Marrakech, it is a bit mad and you will probably want to escape the haggling and bustle. This riad is in the right spot to quickly duck out of the souks and take a break.

I was very impressed and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed October 2010, 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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Additional Information about Dar Bennani

Address: 56 Derb Abid Allah | Mouassine, Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #663 of 1,040 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad Dar Bennani located in the heart of Marrakech, just 500 meters from the Jemaa el-Fna famous square. Riad traditional style has a patio with a fountain and a terrace with sun loungers overlooking the medina.The food served at Dar Bennani kitchen is another asset of this house. Prepared the same day with fresh produce from the market, the specialties are a perfect illustration of the wide variety of the Moroccan gastronomy.In this environment steeped in history, we invite you to discover this house with all the comforts for a pleasant stay in the "Red City". ... more   less 
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