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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We just finished 10 days in Morocco. Our first stay was at Casbah Bab Ourika. We had a great time. Though newly built, it is an elegant, rustic and lovely hotel that is serene and timeless. Spices greet you in your room and there are cozy common spaces with fireplaces and candles. The food is simple and delicious. We had...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A surprising gem, in the middle of nowhere, and with a drive up mountain that requires solid 4x4 driving. The very rural scenes along that dirt road create mixed feelings as to what Kasba Bab Ourika would be, resulting in a great surprise if the door opens. Great rooms, very kind staff, and a brilliant blend of Arab and Berber...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 December 2016

you can't just drive by this place. need a four wheel drive just to get there. but well worth the effort. one of the best places i have ever visited. so much about the place is unique, including the location in a beautiful valley with fantastic views in every direction. we spent a rainy day sitting by the fires in...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We spent the last 2 days of a Moroccan trip at Kasbah Bab Ourika. First off, every single person who works there is just thoughtful, kind and will go out of their way to make sure that you have whatever you might want. The rooms are very nice. The lunch buffet on a saturday was really one of the best...

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London, England
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Kasbah bab ourika was a delight from the start. We were warmly welcomed and properly introduced and made to feel at home. The grounds are stunning, as are the views. Garden is immaculate. The service was impeccable and food delicious. Aubergine dinner dish was superb. Berber egg for breakfast was the best I've had in Morocco. We thoroughly enjoyed our...

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The views and rooms at Bab Ourika are truly spectacular, and very unique. Unfortunately, the food at dinner and breakfast were totally underwhelming. And the service in the dining room was really poor. The waiters would take their time in doing the smallest things, and then disappear totally. People were getting up to go search for their servers. Also, note...

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Thank Luv2TraveltheWorld50
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful and charming hotel, simple luxury , nothing over the top. Very good food, which is important considering Ourika does seem to have many decent options. The hotel´s views are great. Our room was very spacious, but lack a bit of storage space - no major flaw for a 2-night stay. We went on hikes and bike rides, all very...

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Thank Jose K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I have had lunch various times over at least 5 years at KBO. Setting is stunning, staff very friendly, but food is always slightly disappointing. Moroccan buffet was not flavourful at all yesterday. Shame as Moroccan dishes should be the highlight . . .

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Ilsington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in a deluxe room which had the most beautiful views. We had such a relaxing time. There are so many activities to do, but equally there are so many beautiful nooks to hide away in and relax. All the staff at the Kasbah are friendly, kind and helpful. And the food was totally delicious every...

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sussex
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Sitting atop a ridge overlooking the valley with local village directly below, this is a fabulous location. You can see up and down the valley with several othernvillages, minarets and the river running through. The hotel is great, a little rustic in terms of finish and the rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. The menu is quite limited but...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bab Ourika perches majestically on a hilltop at the apex of the Ourika Valley, guarding the gateway to the snow-capped Atlas Mountains – yet it is only 45 minutes from Marrakech’s International airport. With 360 degree panoramic views, this innovative new hotel receives warm sunlight all day, ending in spectacular sunsets. From its unique eyrie-like position it offers a birds eye view of the Atlas, of traditional Berber villages and of the lush river valley below. The Kasbah is one of the most eco-friendly hotels in Morocco; constructed principally from rammed earth, the traditional Berber building technique, it seems almost to have grown out of the rocks beneath. The thick walls provide such good insulation that air-conditioning is unnecessary. Solar panels provide hot water for the hotel and and the underfloor heating in the dining and bar area. Soon a biodigester will provide electricity and compost not only for the hotel but also for the village below. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kasbah Bab Ourika

Address: Tnine Ourika, Ourika, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Ourika
Price Range: ₹ 10,596 - ₹ 28,255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kasbah Bab Ourika 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
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