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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, i am sorry it took so long to write this review. We visited Riad dar Alhambra in November 2013 for a few nights over my birthday. To this day i still think about what an amazing place this is. Myself and my other half have travelled to many places in the world, but this was by far the best... More 

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Viking51, Owner at Dar Alhambra, responded to this review

You could not make us happier, your review has even more importance 3 years later. The team is still the same, and the paddling has been redone and is waiting for you with the sun for your next visit! Many thanks More 

Leven, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This Riad was really lovely inside and authentic. It is right next to Ben Youseff. The couple who own this place could not do enough for us. Compliments to the cook as well. The only thing I didn't like was the walk to our Riad, the medina is like a rabbit warren and we got lost often although there are... More 

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Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Just spent a week here . Absolutely fabulous . Only thing missing was water in the paddling pool so had a soaking with the hosepipe .nothing is too much trouble . Ask for english tea if you want a proper brew at breakfast. Had 2 evening meals bit pricey but very good . Hamid and staff are brill . I... More 

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Viking51, Owner at Dar Alhambra, responded to this review

Thank you for this excellent review. Hamid and the team try their very best to make guests feel at home and accompanied in their visit to Marrakech which is so very different to our own countries. This is our aim in Dar Alhambra. Welcome back one day! More 

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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We (two sisters in their twenties) had a great night at Riad Dar Alhambra- right in the heart of the Medina of Marrakech. It was our final night in Morocco and after extensive travelling we were craving peace and quiet- which is exactly what we got! We stayed in a suite downstairs, which was amazing: a huge room and bathroom... More 

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Viking51, Owner at Dar Alhambra, responded to this review

We are very pleased to have made your last night in Morocco a pleasure! Hamid, Fatna and Assisa try very hard to make our guests have a pleasurable stay. In combination with the beautiful Moroccan décor this makes a winning combination for an exceptional stay. As you quite rightly say, it is best to reserve a taxi through the Riad... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

We are used to getting everywhere by car so making your way to your accommodation in the Medina in Marrakech is different. No car can drive to the front door but a nice taxi driver at the airport and a guide once we had to leave the car behind, sorted all. For further guidance we used the excellent map.me app... More 

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

We spent some hours the day before we checked just to locate the Riad. A good move as it was in the Medina, near the souks, a maze of alleys and streets. The Riad was very clean. A full set of white towels daily, instant hot water, only problem was no shower rose hook over bath. Breakfast was basic Moroccan,... More 

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Reviewed March 14, 2016

I arrived quite late at night (9 sth pm). The shops were closed, many parts of the souqs were blocked and it was my first night in the country so i was totally lost. Some guys followed me and insisted to guide me and asked for money, which scared me (later became accustomed to it). But once i stepped in... More 

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Reviewed February 10, 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights in January. The riad is a little difficult to locate at first but once you do, you realise how close it is to the main square (10 minute walk). Having said that, the riad is very peaceful and quiet so is a great way to escape the hussle and bussle outside. The staff are... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

A big thank you once again to Hamid Aziza and Fatma for welcoming us once again. From start to finish we felt at home . Had a lovely tagine 1 evening prepared by Fatma , it was delicious :) . Hamid will get any wines you may require during your stay . Location perfect for markets and places of interest.... More 

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Reviewed February 7, 2016

We found this riad quite easily after getting the airport bus to Djemaa el Fna square. We used an app called Maps.me and had downloaded the Morocco map before leaving the UK. It worked really well as I had bookmarked Medersa Ben Youssef and the riad is very close-by. It would be easy to miss because there is just a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnificent 16th-century Riad, a haven of peace in the very heart of the Medina, lovingly restored in the pure Moroccan tradition - painted cedar ceilings, sculpted stucco, zelliges, marble floors...Impeccably clean, all rooms with private bath, and air conditioning. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Superb 360 view of the Medina, the Koutoubia and the snow capped Atlas mountains. One hundred yards from the Medersa Ben Youssef and the Marrakech museum, 15 minutes from Place Jemaa al Fna. Excellent cuisine! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar Alhambra

Address: 33, Zaouiat Lahdar | Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $73 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dar Alhambra 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you have leg problems ask for the bottom room.”
 of 5 bubbles 587bruceg, Mar 15, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms looked lovely, but it was very convenient being on the ground floor and the bed was comfy”
 of 5 bubbles Mellkur, Feb 7, 2016 | Read review
“Wing it, i'm not sure what the other rooms were like, but ours was at the top of the house, at the top of the stairs just past the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Hol2kwhen, Nov 27, 2015 | Read review
“Large sized rooms, centre of the Medina, fantastic service”
 of 5 bubbles siand632, May 4, 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms looked lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Yramnossam, Apr 21, 2015 | Read review
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