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Riad Vanilla sma

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We stayed at the Riad Vanilla Sma for 4 nights and we loved it! The owner, Nelly, was super friendly and helpful, so as all of the staff. We stayed there with our toddler (we knew a Riad might not be the best choice for a toddler) and we always felt that he was more than welcomed. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Riad was extremely nice, we had the choice of two rooms upon arrival. Nelly and her staff are all very nice and extremely accommodating. We would highly recommend this hotel however we do feel that it's better suited to couples rather than friends. This is because it is situated behind the souks and a lot of boys/men hang around on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

What a lovely experience we had, staying at the Beautiful Riad Vanilla Sma.. the staff couldn't have been more accommodating and friendly. We didn't have to worry about a thing. The owner Nelly is a fantastic lady, easy to chat away with; next time we can share a bottle of wine and swap travel stories.. :) Reda (Redwine), was incredibly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We started our Morocco trip in Vanilla Sma, where the lovely Nelly took good care of us. She took the time to give us an introductory lesson on life in Marrakesh, which really helped us to enjoy the chaotic Souks in the Medina. She also shared her personal favourites when it comes to bars/restaurants. Without her intro, we probably would... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? It's a beautiful Riad with great service. Make sure to arrange for a driver as they will drop you off at a location where another person will come with a trolley to take your luggage and guide you to the Riad (it is definitely a maze and daunting at first but I was able to head... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Feeling home in a country you barely know is the best thing that can happen to you while you travel. We had a wonderful time in riad vanilla sam. We were welcomed with so much love from everyone. Especially Nelly the owner is an amazing inspiring person and we had so many great chats. The place is lovely decorated and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Nelly (the owner) and her team did a fantastic job to ensure we had the best time. Personal greeting from herself, with talks, advice and maps to help us. excellent recommendations of restaurants (NOMAD! Azar!) and sights to visit. Beautiful breakfast every morning ensuring we never leave feeling hungry and keeps us moving throughout the day, made fresh from the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Fabulously tranquil in the heart of the Medina. A very short walk to the market place. Sumptuous breakfast, kept us going til well past lunch time. Nelly and her team do a terrific job, bent over backwards for us, can't wait to go back again. Although the Riad is in the old part of town, we felt totally safe at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

I was staying at Vanilla Sma with a friend for 6 nights and we were more than happy with our choice! We slept so well in really comfortable beds and started every day so well with the best breakfast on the rooftop terrace! Nelly and her helping hands were wonderful, I miss them already! One night we enjoyed the jacuzzi... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We stayed in this wonderful riad last year and returned for a second time - it was even better than before!!! All the familiar faces we there and Nelly has installed a really large jacuzzi on the terrace which was lovely and warm - really good on a starlit February evening.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riad has been renovated with passion, respect to authenticity into a peaceful, supremely comfortable, elegant oasis.Our discreet staff will be on hand at all the time to assist you, to make your stay unforgettable perfect in every way.We are just a five minutes walk from the famous Jamaa El Fna square. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Vanilla sma

Address: 166 Derb Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $78 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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