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“Excellent Riad” 5 of 5 stars
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Dar Silsila
Ranked #208 of 504 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Excellent Riad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We have just returned from this beautiful Riad which really is a haven of peace in a very buzzy city. Jean Patrick and his attentive staff made our stay delightful and they went out of their way to ensure that we had everything we wanted. Jean Patrick gave us some great recommendations for restaurants and was very helpful in suggesting itineraries. A great Riad which we would certainly recommend.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My partner and I stayed for four nights in mid-March and our decision to pick Dar Silsila for our accommodations was probably the best decision of the trip. The riad is beautifully decorated, the staff was attentive but not intrusive, and the Owner, Jean-Partick, couldn't have been more charming or helpful, providing "insider" tips on where to go and what to do. I can whole-heartedly recommend Dar Silsila for a true Moroccan experience and look forward to staying there again on my next trip to Morocco, which I am already planning.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

If you want the full Marrakech experience, this is your place. The riad is tucked away in a seemingly dark and suspicious alley (dont worry it's safe) which leads to the small nondescript door. Once inside, it opens up to a beautiful courtyard in the building. The owner (Jean Patrick) and staff (Salame) are fantastic and a great help. The location is unbeatable and easy access to everything in the Medina. I would also recommend a night to unwind after the chaos of the medina with a haman/massage and dinner cooked by the staff - both were incredible.

  • Stayed March 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

My brother and I stayed in Dar Silsila in February/March for several nights. JP and all the staff were so friendly and made the Riad feel warm, cosy, and welcoming. The riad is beautiful and meticulously clean and tidy - each minute attention to detail designed to create a really special stay. This includes the beautiful bedroom and ensuite, the main areas, and the gorgeous roof terrace. JP and his staff were so helpful and did everything they could to make our trip easy and comfortable. It was also really important to have such a calm and relaxing oasis out of the hubbub of the Medina and souks - and was very central. We had a fabulous time, would definitely recommend and would go back. xxx

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Guerneville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The tour company we used, Journey Beyond Travel, personally selects each lodging they book. They found a great one for our party of four. Jean Patrick, the owner, checked us in and then checked with us daily to see how things were going and if he could assist us in any way. His staff were always smiling and eager to provide tea/cookies on the roof terrace or the downstairs courtyard. Our large rooms were tastefully decorated and comfortable and the riad itself was gorgeous! The location was convenient since the medina is close by and since you are already inside the city walls, you are ready to start exploring. The dinners we had were delicious and they can recommend great nearby restaurants like Ksar. Upon checkout, Jean Patrick gave us croissants for our train ride to Fes. What a delightful stay we had!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This Riad is located perfectly in the centre of the old city of Marrakech close to the soukhs and the central square DJema El Fna with all the activities, where it is a safe, pleasant and very clean rest. It appears behind the iron door when you walk through the narrow streets and when the doors close you are surprised how quiet it suddenly becomes when the door is closed and you are standing in one of the two inner courtyards with green plants, a very small pool and a view to the sky. We stayed 16 persons including children for 3 nights and the service was first class. There is lots of space, of rooms where you can sit and read and enjoy some moroccan tea or a cold beer, it was very relaxing. We had two dinners in the Riad, one of them a birthday dinner and the staff was handling everything including delicious moroccan food and Wine perfectly. The rooms are decorated in a very nice way with moroccan art. The entrance is in a small and narrow street but our luggage was transported from the parking area nearby on small trolleys by some local people so that was not a problem. The roof terraces offers access to the sun and a magnificent view of Marrakech and the mountains. We stayed four different places during our trip to Morocco and this Riad was definitely the winner.

Room Tip: Excellent for a group where you can have the whole Riad. My wife and I stayed in the Terrace Suite...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Cohasset, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Dar Silsila was beautiful and immaculate with impeccable service and excellent food! We really enjoyed every minute there and the owner and staff were wonderful!! We stayed there our first two nights and were so happy to return for our last night in Morocco!

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Property: Dar Silsila
Address: 11 Derb Jdid Laksour, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#53 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#127 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#131 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Dar Silsila 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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