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“Enjoy the local atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
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Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Maadid
Route Arfoud a Errachidia km 5 BP 205, Erfoud 52202, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Erfoud
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Enjoy the local atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This hotel is more ethnic and Moroccan in style which makes it an interesting stay. Local materials have been used in the design of the rooms and surroundings. There is a lovely pool surrounded by date palms and flowering shrubs. The complex is quite large and some rooms are spread out around the site. A stroll through the gardens at night to the dining room is pleasant. Food was buffet style and there was a good choice. This hotel not 5* but fun for a short stay, even the camels in their enclosure on the car park are friendly! Enjoy.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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34 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Hotel is in very beautiful setting about 5 km from town. Spacious room with separate areas for bathroom and shower. The buffet dinner was excellent with plenty of choices. Our room was a long walk to the dining room and a flash light would have helped lighten up the grounds which were a bit hard to see at night. The pool looked inviting though we didn't have time to enjoy it as we arrived late in the evening and left early the next morning. It is a great hotel to relax after a day out in the desert.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Whilst it is situated out of the town of Erfoud and once there there is no where else to go, it good after a long drive. The pool was welcomed.
The food was OK - dinner and breakfast.
The room and bathroom was spacious.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Los Gatos, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Lovely, spacious room with a great bathroom. Plenty of space to spread out and a refreshing pool that felt great after the long drive. Food was okay, breakfast wasn't much variety. Great service and free wifi were appreciated.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Delightful African flavoured hotel on the edge of the Sahara. After being in a car all day from Fes to Erfoud what a delight it was to arrive here.

The first thing I did was have a swim in the wonderful swimming pool - it was just so refreshing. For those of you that like you water a little warmer they have a heated pool as well.

The rooms are great you feel as though you are in an extremely tastefully decorated up market mud hut (although you are not in a hut at all).

I thought it was kind of cute that they have a swim up bar in the pool, however when I arrived at 5 pm there was no-one manning it. I also had to laugh they said dinner would be ready at 7:30, when I turned up there (hoping to get a really eary night) thet said sorry dinner is running behind and wasn't ready for another 40 minutes.

This is a wonderfully unique hotel and I would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

The Hotel Kasbah Xaluca is situated a few kilometres outside the dusty desert town of Erfoud, well known for the quality of its dates. The hotel is built in the style of a fortified village with several blocks of rooms each around a small courtyard and one larger, two story building around à large courtyard. Lots of antiques. Our room had a rustic stone slabs floor in the sleeping area and ceramic tiles in the bathroom area. There was huge shower corner, a separate room for the toilet and the pièce de résistance, a beautiful marble washbasin with some fossils highlighted. The Erfoud region is famous for this type of marble. The breakfast and dinner buffet were by far the best and most elaborate we had on our trip through Morocco. Staff was well trained and friendly, obviously happy to work there. WiFi worked well in the lobby area. The hotel caters to groups, but the have it downy to perfection.

  • Stayed May 2012, 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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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

This hotel is heaven on earth! It's magical. Once you go there you want to stay for ever. It is nothing like any other hotel you have been. I'll come back to Morroco to stay there for at least a week. The pool is great in day and night. The staff is SO polite. The food is great and the rooms are traditional and perfect.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Maadid

Address: Route Arfoud a Errachidia km 5 BP 205, Erfoud 52202, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Erfoud
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Erfoud
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 134
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Kasbah Hotel Erfoud

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