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Villa Vanille
Ranked #606 of 1,170 Marrakech B&B and Inns
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Just returned from a wonderful stay in villa vanilla, a warm welcome awaits from Florence who was very helpful and gave good advice during our stay, I would like to say thank you to the manager for the memorable guided visit she arranged for us, it was the best way to explore Marrakesh.
Other than serving our food, they completely left us alone and made us feel like the villa was our own home, the place is beautifully manicured and kept spotless.
I really recommend this great Accommodation.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

We stayed in Ville Vanille for 2 nights in October. The place is superb. It is a perfect getaway from the hussle and bustle of Marrakech. (Taxi was approximately 100 Dirham to Jemaa el Fna but you can get it cheaper if you organise it yourself). The swimming pools were nicely hidden away and very private. The breakfast served on your own terrace was amazing. The best chicken tagine we had in the whole of Morocco was here (and believe me we searched the whole country to find a better one!!!!).
The staff were brilliant (especially the little lady who served us our food) and were very helpful. Florence went out of her way to help too.
We definately will be back.

Room Tip: All rooms are very private.
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank PaulandKasia
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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

We decided to split our week of holiday in Marrakech in 4 days in a Riad in the Medina and 3 days outside the city. Based on tripadvisor reviews we opted for Villa Vanille. As a family with grown-up kids (12-16-17) we decided to go for the suite Toubkal.
Unfortunately the weather was not so good, so we couldn´t fully enjoy the garden, the nice swimming pools and a breakfast or dinner outside.
Still Villa Vanille was a marvelous stay because of the beautiful setting, the comfortable housing and most of all the extremely nice and professional welcome of Florence and Fatima.
They were always available for arranging a cab, a guided tour we took into the Ourika valley, a massage in the Hamam, ...
We took all our meals in the Villa, and as many other reviews have shown, this is really the main asset of the estate. Fatima offers you a choice of different local dishes and prepares them with love. A very good price/quality tops it of and you never ever consider going to Marrakech for the diner any more ...

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Koen_K
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

We (5 adults & 3 kids) had a great stay at Villa Vanille for six nights. It was extremely hot so we were pleased to hang out at the Villa most days. The pools were brilliant, breakfast was divine, lunches and dinners were also exceptional. We felt as though all our meals were home cooked and the chef was even happy to show us how to cook tagine meals. We only went out for dinner twice during our stay as the staff were so flexible with meal times, the quality of the meal was great and we enjoyed dinner chillaxing by the pool. We would definitely return.

Room Tip: The perfect family rooms were Sahara and Toutok
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Oz_2_ROW
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

Villa Vanille was the ideal setting for our last holiday with friends and family. 30 minutes from the centre of Marrakesh it offered us everything we required - magnificently decorated and extremely comfortable bedrooms, a fantastic choice of exquisite food, wonderful facilities, beautifully-kept grounds and unfailingly helpful staff. I have visited Marrakesh 6 times and Villa Vanille is now top of my list for the best place to stay in Marrakesh.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
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Thank betrutsa
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

We wanted a week away in the sun with our 4 year old to do nothing but relax - and this place was perfect and very peaceful. The gardens are amazing and the staff not at all intrusive but available when needed.

Food OK and good value - but we preferred to eat out (which was generally expensive - especially the wine).

Wouldn't be fussed about not going to Marrakech again (noisy, smelly, not much to see and quite expensive for food etc) - but would stay here again in wonderful seclusion...

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank cmk1001
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Amsterdam
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

Villa Vanille is really the best hotel you can find in Marrakech. It's just outside the city, but that's a good thing. During the day you wonder around the bubbling city and afterwards you return to a oasis of peace and rest at Villa Vanille. My friend and I stayed in the Soleil room and we both had our own room. Every morning breakfast was a little feast: homemade pancakes, fresh orange juice and all served wherever you wanted (for example next to the swimming pool). You can also have lunch and diner at the hotel and once you did that, you never want to eat somewhere else. The food is just so delicious! We had dinner in town twice but that was a big disappointment. For the rest of the week we always had lunch and dinner at the hotel.

There are 2 swimming pools and one is heated. It's very nice situated in a beautiful garden with lots of trees, very convenient when it's too hot to sit in the sun.

We very much enjoyed our stay in Villa Vanille and will certainly return. And I would recommend this hotel to everybody. I cannot believe you will find another hotel in Marrakech which is so nice situated, where the food is so excellent and for such good price/value.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled with friends
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Property: Villa Vanille
Address: N 60 - Douar Bellaaguid Commune Sidi Brahim | Palmeraie, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #606 of 1,170 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Vanille 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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