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Dar Akal

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights with my husband. Wouldn't choose anywhere else. Loved it. Such a beautiful Riad and I felt really at home. First night had dinner on arrival. My favourite meal of the 2 weeks spent in Morocco so delicious and authentic. Said and the rest of the staff are excellent. So helpful. Breakfast was great every single...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was absolutely great at this Riad. The Riad is located in the middle of the medina and all sights such as the souk, good restaurants, main place etc. was easy to reach. We were 4 women and stayed in the suite with 2 separate bed rooms and a lovely main living room. The whole Riad was very charming, our...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Collected at airport (essential!) and then met by Saeed. The advice and guidance as to what to see and where was first rate. He was always there to see us off, make sure we had what we needed and there to see us in - very attentive, helpful and reassuring. Wonderful room, great breakfasts - perfect spot. Deliver back to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Dar Akal for 4 nights on a visit to Marrakech. We were collected directly from the airport, and immediately made to feel welcome. Riad is fantastic, real tranquillity and luxury in the middle of a 'crazy' city ! Rooms were fantastic, all individually decorated, breakfast every morning on the wonderful roof-top terrace, we had dinner in the...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed at the Dar Akal Riad from 23 October until 27 October. It was a wonderful experience. Said, the Manager met us and brought us from the hustle and bustle to this beautiful place which really is a calm oasis after the busy souks and bustle of Marrakech. The Riad is really lovely, very central, the food is excellent...

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basilea
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very special place in the medina. 1a quality beds, an incredible, charming, worldly local host. Impeccable service, contemporary french-oriental design. Tasteful - quiet. Must go see stay. Perfect! Good hints where to go and what to see.

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Hilaard, the Netherlands
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed in Dar Akal for four nights and it was super. Saïd is a wonderful host and will do anything to make your stay very comfortable. I would surely recommend thisRiad if you are going to Marrakech.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent place to stay with very friendly staff, good location, good breakfast and if you have dinner in the evening it's truly delicious . Close to the hustle and bustle of the Souks but once inside it's a quiet oasis.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016

눇We had the pleasure of staying at Dar Akal for 2 nights before leaving Marrakech and could have stayed forever! It's the most beautiful Riad located in one of the oldest and more quiet areas of the medina though just a short walk from the main square. From the moment Said met us from our taxi he made us feel...

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New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed 3 nights here while exploring Marrakech. You have to take a few twists and turns in alleys that keep getting smaller to get to the place, but it's a good location. Sayyed the property manager was exceedingly helpful and polite. Wifi works well. Very happy with the stay, would recommend.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled at the end of a quiet alley, close to the souks and Ben Youssef Medersa, only a few minutes walk from the famous Jemaa El Fna, Dar Akal welcomes you.Dar Akal is an old 18C Riad carefully restored and renovated by renowned architect Christophe Simeon and his skilled Moroccan craftsmen, using traditional techniques.The Riad has 4 bedrooms and 1 suite arranged around a patio with trees and a central fountain.After a busy day in the medina, or returning from the Atlas Mountains, the desert or from Essaouira, you can relax in the relative coolness of the patio, on the first floor in the menzeh (traditionally the best room, used for entertaining special guests) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar Akal

Address: 32 Derb Lalla Azzouna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $105 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The suite is great and very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles tatjanaalbrecht, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were shown all the rooms and they all looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterGeorge-Jones, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked to be of highest quality and standard.”
 of 5 bubbles itaffs, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles kowen120, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet once inside , all the rooms beautifully decorated in traditional style”
 of 5 bubbles BarryG535, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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