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Dar Akal

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful... the riad had a driver pick us up from the airport & a lavish banquet was ready for us when we arrived in our own private dining area.. Rooms authentic & so peaceful, beautiful rooftop area to watch the sun going down with views to the Atlas mountains, Siad was a fantastic host & nothing was too much bother...... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay at Dar Akal. The riad is an oasis of calm within the old medina, situated in a lovely quarter. The food is delicious, the rooftop swimming pool refreshing. Said was a very welcoming host.

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Southfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

My daughter and I spent six nights at Dar Akal and it was wonderful. I wanted to stay at a traditional Moroccan riad instead of an American/European style hotel. I read many reviews on Booking.com and Trip Advisor before deciding on Dar Akal. The riad is as beautiful in person as the photos online. The manager of the riad Said... More 

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Thank Frugalista2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The atmosfere of the Riad is amazing. Really calm and peacefull, beautiful, harmonic... The staff is very firendly and professional. Best food we ate in Morroco and for sure, the best Hamman and massage. If you go to Marrakech, you have to visit this place!!!.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

The place is just beautiful. The service was perfect, Said was very helpful with anything we needed. The Riad is an oasis at the Medina. Morrocian decoration, clean and great service what else to ask for?! We recommended it for sure. p.s We also had a lovely dinner the first day at the Riad. Do it!

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I based our booking on the overwhelmingly positive reviews of others and we were not disappointed. We booked for five nights in the middle of July. All communications with the management, prior to our trip,were prompt and helpful. In particular the offer of transport from the airport. An absolute must and makes life so much easier. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We loved the dar akal. Said helped make our stay there truly special. If you are looking for an experience in the medina in a small intimate, safe setting, then this is for you!! Breakfast was provided and we ate one of our dinner meals here too, which was amazing.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Really a perfect place to get some rest in the trouble medina. The staff is really good, also the food they have there is really good not only at the breakfast. One of the days we ordered a dinner there and was really tasteful. Walkable distance for everyplace at Medina. The massage is also perfect :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights, the place is clean, well kept, with spacious rooms and serves a lovely breakfast. Saeed and the girls go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable as possible, really felt looked after, and loved returning after a day's exploring to a quiet clean welcoming place, often greeted by the smiling multilingual Saeed.

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Thank kammiz
Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I highly recommend this place if you plan to stay in the medina. the Riad is superb ( rooms are beautiful spacious and clean) but what makes this experience so complete is the dedicated staff: Said, Nazha and Hanane. Said is very friendly, helpful and makes you feel at home right away. Nazha is the whiz in the kitchen. Her... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled at the end of a quiet alley, close to the souks and Ben Youssef Medersa, only a few minutes walk from the famous Jemaa El Fna, Dar Akal welcomes you.Dar Akal is an old 18C Riad carefully restored and renovated by renowned architect Christophe Simeon and his skilled Moroccan craftsmen, using traditional techniques.The Riad has 4 bedrooms and 1 suite arranged around a patio with trees and a central fountain.After a busy day in the medina, or returning from the Atlas Mountains, the desert or from Essaouira, you can relax in the relative coolness of the patio, on the first floor in the menzeh (traditionally the best room, used for entertaining special guests) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar Akal

Address: 32 Derb Lalla Azzouna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $81 - $561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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