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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As part of an extended 50th Birthday holiday my must see destination was Morocco, and I was insistent that it must include a night under the stars in the Sahara. After a lot of researching on my sister's side, we decided on Azalai Desert Lodge & Camp. After a long day travelling (Prague to Paris to Ouarzazate to Zagora) we... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Beautiful small lodge set on the outskirts of Zagora with access to a pleasant and scenic palmeraie walk to the river, which was dry during our visit. Lodge is well designed with European features and at the same time maintaining Moroccan elements. The lodge is set up with eight private bungalows amongst a well landscaped yard of palms, fruit trees,... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I only wish that we had longer in this amazing hotel. The staff was incredibly attentive. The food was perfect and the room was quiet and peaceful after a night in the desert! The design of this hotel was amazing and gave you many spots to sit and appreciate the beauty of Morocco. Can't say enough good things about our... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We spent one night on the way to the Erg Chegaga and it was a great pitstop. The lodge is absolutely gorgeous and food was super yummy. The staff were lovely and always there to make you feel at home. I also tried the massage and boy was it nice. Hope we can come back!

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Came back from a couple of nights at the desert camp to a very pleasant suite, very few other guests, good hammam in simple facilities well executed by the girl, a really good massage, good food, management and staff who couldn't do enough to help. The ambience is peaceful, the garden lovely, with birdsong all day and crickets at night.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Wonderful team and property – the lodge and the desert camp are both first class – design oriented without compromising on the warmth of a home. The staff is especially helpful, as they coordinated transportation at a reasonable price and provided for opportunities to maximize one’s stay. FWIW, the large tent is definitely a better experience than the small tent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

very nice staffs and services, perfect massage they have there. I spent 3 days at their camp, everybody was super nice, even gave me a bed to sleep under the starry night. after I return from the camp living in another hotel in Zagora, the people there was not very good and asking for non reasonable price for a taxi... More 

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Spring, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The camp is separate from the lodge and it is a hassle to get there but IT IS WORTH IT !!!! We were the only lodger that evening and got an upgrade to the large tent. The sunsets are stunning. We had perfect weather. The stars were amazing and it is the first time we had ever clearly seen the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights there last week, arriving after a long drive from Marrakesh. The location is beautiful and relaxing, the food is excellent, using local ingredients and recipes, and the facilities (rooms, pool etc) are good too). Above all the staff were delightful and very professional, and a bicycle ride one morning through the oasis to the river and... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Azalai lodge is acquiring a pleasant patina of age that is simultaneously characterful and pleasant for its little imperfections. The staff are what make this place stand out. Attentive without ever being obtrusive or overly fussy. They just appeared at the right time and were in evidence only when you had a requirement for them. A well delivered experience. The... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We wanted this retreat to be a unique haven where dreams may unfold and entrusted R.Delène Bartholdi to realize this vision. We know his work well, his passion for the history of exchanges between East & West, his work for the Marrakech Sultana and Oualidia hotels, hisperfect knowledge of art: we had found the architect that would realise our dream home.We wanted him to offer a stage where stories and histories intertwined with the same energy as his painting, dressed in light, volume and colour, a fresco if you will, a poetic tableau of theadventure which was the 20th century, in which everyone could find their hero.A different invitation to travel, a unique retreat• History& ArchitectureThe house bears the name of a legendary wind chasing caravan that plied the desert salt road. The house is real enough, nestled amidst the earthen citadel of the Zagora palmgroves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Azalai Desert Lodge

Address: Douar Tissergat | Commune Ternata, Zagora 47923, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Souss-Massa-Draa Region > Zagora
Price Range: $99 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Azalai Desert Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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