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courtyard
courtyard
courtyard
courtyard
fountain, courtyard
living room/salon, right
living room, left
Marrakech
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

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Joseph D
Medford, Oregon
1 review
“Superior Accommodations at Derb Alililj #29”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 for a stay in November 2011

We stayed at this amazing riyad for almost 3 weeks. It was outstanding and we highly recommend it to anyone considering a trip of any duration to Marrakech. The authentic architecture, rich traditional ornamentation and the furnishing details of the riyad are fine counterpoints to bustling activities going on outside and to the right of the handmade front door. The 360 degree views and sounds of the city from the rooftop terrace (especially the calls to prayer) enriched our senses and further clued us to the international nature of Marrakech. The central location of Dar Ajiba within the Medina helped make forays to the souks and to the Jemaa al Fina efficient and most enjoyable. Tiny groceries, a vegetable market, a 5-star restaurant (Le Fundouk), the Photography Museum and the Ben Yousseff Madrasa are just minutes walking distance from Dar Ajiba. The modern conveniences (wi-fi, washer/dryer, full kitchen) beautiful bedrooms, salon, open tiled courtyard and a wonderful staff helped make our stay truly unforgettable.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: Comfort, amenities, staff, location within the Medina
Liked least: Departing!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Scott B
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Wonderful balance of American-style comfort and exotic Moroccan traditional”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

Dar Ajiba is a gorgeous and charming place to stay. I was a bit nervous coming to Morocco for the first time, but my concerns were calmed when I walked into this beautiful riad with its peacefulness and hospitality. And it’s so close to the souks, museums, and the amazing Djemaa el Fna. The hospitality was first-class, the rooms were very comfortable, the courtyard is charming, and the rooftop with a fantastic view. A wonderful balance of American-style comfort and exotic Moroccan traditional. After staying at Dar Ajiba in Marrakech, the rest of our riad stays throughout Morocco—while all wonderful—still didn’t compare with this treasure in Marrakech. Looking forward to returning to Dar Ajiba!

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
5 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Friends
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AlexisGir...
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
“Magical Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 for a stay in May 2012

3 Friends and I stayed in the wonderful Dar Ajiba last May. The experience was authentic and delightful and made our stay in the City of Marrakech one which I will never forget and would repeat in a heartbeat. . This was my first trip to Morocco and I was not disappointed, nor will you be.

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
5 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Friends
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robynkk
georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Wonderful Stay with Splendid Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 for a stay in October 2012

Dar Ajiba was a wonderful oasis in Marrakech. We loved sitting on the rooftop deck at sunrise and sunset. The accomdations were perfect as were the staff. They were very friendly and helpful. We felt very much at home and would reccommend Dar Ajiba to everyone.

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
5 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
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basketbal...
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
“Time Travelers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 for a stay in November 2012

What's behind the most beautiful front door on the street will surely not disappoint the most discreet traveler. With a fantastic open courtyard in the center surrounded by several wonderful rooms then upstairs to the bedrooms and upward to the skydeck to view the city. All too good to be true but it is. Footsteps away is time travel to the Medina. My wife and I were there in November 2007. Time to return from the desert/mountains of Tucson,Az. USA. Thx Michael & Dorie

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
5 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
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cheri g
tucson
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“A hidden treasure!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 for a stay in May 2012

What a jem of a property! On my first trip to Morocco i was a little unsure what to expect from a home in the center of the city but this beautiful home is so tranquil you would never guess the bustling streets of the Medina are just on the other side of the front door! Inside the fountain soothes your mind while you prepare for a rooftop shower or decide what delicious food you will make for your dinner after shopping in the open air markets. After hours of sightseeing the bed was a little slice of heaven and it was a big bonus to have a washer and dryer on site. The open atrium design just adds to the exotic oasis feeling you get when you are inside. i would recommend this property to anyone looking for complete comfort on their trip.

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
5 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
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CairoKudr...
Cairo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“An exquisitely serene and beautiful riad!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 for a stay in May 2012

One couldn't ask for more from the experience of staying in the old medina of Marrakech than is offered by staying at Dar Ajiba. The location is perfect, near the souk (covered market) which can be crossed through to reach the big square (Jama al Fana). The house is renovated and furnished beautifully, with a great roof terrace. The fountain in the open courtyard is inviting for cooling the feet after a long day of sightseeing. The most wonderful thing was how quiet and peaceful the house was, despite being surrounded by the noisy medina.

4 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Location
5 of 5 stars Cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Friends
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