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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very nice atmosphere and extremely friendly staff! We felt very good there, too bad we couldn't have stayed longer. The property is ideally located, so we could have our first walk to the dunes on the evening of our arrival. The staff is very helpful and flexible, so don't hesitate to tell them what you need!

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Tamariste, General Manager at Kasbah Tamariste, responded to this review

Dear Natasa, Thank you for your thoughtful feeback regarding your recent experience at our Kasbah . Our goal at Kasbah Tamariste is very straight forward - to simply offer our guests an environment to create terrific memories, through our facilities certainly, but in particular though our service. We could not be more pleased that we were successful in executing these... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

During a bicycle tour of Morocco with my girlfriend we arrived around 22:30 in Hassi Labied, looking for a camping. We did not know that the other camping had an open door to the side so we went to this one. We were greeted by someone who seemed like a night watchman. We asked about accommodation for our tent. The... More 

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Tamariste, General Manager at Kasbah Tamariste, responded to this review

Unfortunately we do not show any record of these guests camping at our hotel. It is possible in the confusion of arriving late at night they thought they were at Kasbah Tamariste, but were at one of the many nearby hotels. It is also possible that one of our competitors is attempting to slander our business. So you can understand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

We met ibrahim in ouarzazate. he told us about his kasbah and camel rides into the desert. We immediately liked ibrahim. He was telling about merzouga without being pushy, but just with a lot of enthusiasm and passion. Ibrahim supports his brother and sister with running the kasbah. It is a real family business and you are also treated as... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Very good location (better than Merzouga, close to camels and dunes), value for money, nice rooms, ideal to start individual or organised trip to desert, good outdoor breakfest with dunes viev, very helpful owner. My best staying in Morroco, great adventure on desert. Highly reccomended !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The best experience we had in Morocco was with Auberge camping Tamariste. The staff went to great lengths to make sure we could gain insight into Berber life. The rooms were very comfortable, the food was delicious (with the biggest serving sizes!). The staff organised a one day tour of the area which we thoroughly enjoyed. We wish we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I stayed at the hostel for one night, the bedroom was clean and the beds were comfortable. During the day Laxen (hostel owner) took us for a 4x4 tour of the desert. This tour was probably the best experience I had in Morocco, at a very cheap price. It was also at our own pace and more relaxing than the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Stayed at the hostel for one night as we were traveling to fes (wished we stayed longer). Auberge tamariste is located right on the edge of the Sahara desert. Literally a few minutes walk to the transition of the sand dunes, which is not possible from merzouga. We were greeted by the owner laxen, a Berber who was raised in... More 

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Swansea, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We stayed at Tamariste for 5 nights over New Years and had a perfect stay. Hassan and his family are perfect hosts and made us feel extremely welcome during our stay. The location is unbelievable. You are literally in the foothills of the dunes and it gives you a sense of independence because you can walk into the Sahara without... More 

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Telgte, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The Hostel is suited in Hassi La Bied a small traditional town near Merzouga. From there you can walk up the dunes by yourself. Its best to go from here, because you get to a point where you see nothing than dunes around you witch is awesome and pretty much impossible if you go from Merzouga. The hostel is pretty... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Laxen is a young guy running a family business. He is knowledgeable about the area and the whole of Morocco. He can organise trips into the dunes for any amount of time you like. His sister lives next door to the Auberge and she makes the most wonderful home-cooked Moroccan food. The rooms are simple and clean with en-suite bathrooms... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kasbah Tamariste is a heaven of peace in the heart of the Sahara desert. This wonderful, relaxing auberge is ideally located in the village of Hassi Labied, right next the famous Erg Chebbi sand dunes. The Seggaoui family welcomes you to our authentic and traditional guesthouse. We are just a few hundred meters from the village center, and a few meters from sand dunes. At Kasbah Tamariste, budget travelers can enjoy a clean sanctuary in the desert and a taste of the lively village. Accommodation The Kasbah Tamariste offers different type of accommodation: comfortable rooms, traditional tents, camping site for campervans, and we also arrange for overnights in the Sahara sand dunes. Our auberge has dorms, double & single rooms. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom with shower, & towels for your use. Rooms are clean, and decorated in traditional Berber style. Common areas, services and activities We have free transport to and from the bus station. Breakfast is included in the price, and we have a restaurant, where lunch and dinner can be ordered on request. There is an open air patio, with lounge chairs and tables and chairs. Drinks are available for purchase inside the restaurant, where tables and chairs are made available 24 hours a day for your comfort. Wifi is also available and free for your use. Surroundings Auberge Tamariste is ideally located in the village of Hassi Labied, right on the edge of the Sahara desert, and closer to the sand dunes than the city of Merzouga (which is just 5 minutes away). You can see the famous Erg Chebbi sand dunes right outside your room door. The sand dunes are within walking distance. There are several small shops for basic necessities. And the larger city of Rissani is just 25 minutes away. There you can visit the authentic souk, and enjoying a relaxing hammam. Why should you stay with us If you are looking for the true Moroccan experience, you must visit Auberge Kasbah Tamariste. Run by a friendly local family, you will love your relaxing stay in the heart of the Sahara desert. We will attend to your every need just as if you are part of our family. We will do everything we can to make your trip comfortable and unforgettable. Our beautiful traditional design, and authentic building materials will make you feel like you are a true Berber of Morocco. Marhaba! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kasbah Tamariste

Address: | Village Hassi La bied, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: $14 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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