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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is situated outside of the city. It is very quite with a swimming pool, a nice terrace and a direct access to the beach. Good service and nice people. The room are of typical Moroccan style for some visitors not modern enough but to us with a lot of character.

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hong kong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

One of the nicest places to go to in Morocco is Dakhla, have been going there for the past 8 years and it is a place that has tremendous potential for tourism, adventure sports etc. So in the past you had the Sahara Regency Hotel, you paid peanuts, you got what you paid for. But when you get your confirmation... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We checked in with intention of staying 4 nights at 140 euros per night. We expected much more than dusty floors, loose doors, dirty & undermaintained swiming pool and room walls, rusty chairs. Overall it was sad to see what no maintenance and total lack of management can do to an otherwise well situated one story hotel at the beach... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The hotel is located in a beautiful bay, with a private beach...the room I was in was large and quite lovely, with a big terrace,...pity the finish was so shoddy. The staff here are very friendly, and when they understand your French ( which is most of them) they are superb, especially the manager Mohamed Ali and the server Hassan.... More 

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Maribor, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

CaLiPau (Carla Lisa Paula) hotel is very nice arabic style hotel at the city limit of Dakhla. We stayed there at our kitesurfing trips. We drive every day to Dakhla Bay for kiting (35km one way). There are 3 beautiful riad's (part of building with inner arcades surrounding small 'square'). Since there is no concrete on the floor but terracotta... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were brought to this hotel by our local contact, and wow! Having had previous experience of the Hotel Sahara Regency on Dakhla, and various establishments in Casablana , this is paradise- huge rooms, huge comfortable beds, sea views,friendly helpful staff ... Actually it's quite close to paradise anyway, so tranquil , definitely want to return, for a holiday next... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

...at least, not for the money the owner wants you to pay! This hotel definitely lacks management and the owner doesn't care at all about customer satisfaction, treating clients as cash machines only. The great location and the nice staff trying their best to please the clients despite terrible conditions, help mitigate the overall bad impression this hotel leaves. I... More 

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Cette fin d’année a été particulièrement terrible, un climat horrible pendant 6 jours des tempêtes de sable, un froid glacial... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We are staying in junior suites category rooms, 300eur/night The room does not have fridge and we had to ask for toilet paper, shampoo.... Doors broken, remote control not working....should be one star hotel ...

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Cette fin d’année a été particulièrement terrible, un climat horrible pendant 6 jours des tempêtes de sable, un froid glacial... More 

Ginestas, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

you arrive down a dirt track to what looks like a jail, you descend via some quite crude stairs and environs to a tiny reception. First impressions are not good - why am I coming here! Rooms though are spacious, sea view and balcony, bathrooms spacious and showers are great. Bar service is excellent with a good view as well.... More 

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Sausalito, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I loved this place! It was so comfortable and a great point to explore the dunes and to see the Western Sahara. You need to hire a 4x4 to be transformed to another land. The staff were so nice and helpful, it was a nice surprise for being on the road for many days to get there from Marrakech. I... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Riad Spa Calipau Sahara to Dakhla is situated in the South of Morocco under the Tropic of Cancer, quite as Havana or Hawaii and close to the Moresque border. Situated on a narrow peninsula of the Atlantic Coast, Dakhla offers you unlimited beaches of fine sand. A moderate climate all year round between 17 degrees and 28 degrees offers to this region an exceptional microclimate.The Hotel Riad Spa Calipau Sahara consists of 43 rooms and suites, 4 swimming pools (of which 3 for 3 suites), a direct access has our private beach, a spa (Jacuzzi, massages, Hammam, aesthetics lounge) sporting room, conference room, Moroccan lounge, solarium, international restaurant and an internet access by satellite. Diverse activities are proposed to our clientele on unique sites to the world: - Visit of the White Dune, The Dragon island, Excursion in Sahara, Fishing, Angling fiching , Kit Surfing, Surfing and Quad, Camel riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Calipau Sahara

Address: KM 5 Avenue El Walaa | lagune, Ad Dakhla 73000, Western Sahara
Location: Western Sahara > Ad Dakhla
Price Range: $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Calipau Sahara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Hotel Calipau Sahara Western Sahara/Ad Dakhla
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