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Zaragoza, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just for 3 nights stay here and we recommend this riad absolutely. Very nice Riad and well managed, special mention for Said. He was very kind with us. The place is beautiful and the location is in the heart of the medina, it is very comfortable. if we come back to Marrakech we will stay in Dar Akal...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very special place in the medina. Extremely charming and clean rooms, Amazing Terrace with pool where you can have breakfast in the morning and the super service given from the staff made this Riad one of the best experience so far. Said, the kind local host knows how to make you feel home and will advice you on how to...

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Playa Coronado, Panama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 4 night stay here and can absolutely recommend this riad. The property is beautiful and the location is in the heart of the medina. We stayed in the 2 bedroom suite our first three nights, which is perfect for a family or friends to share. There is a large double sink bath room with...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place: a traditional building with a flavour of past. Clean, well managed and pretty well positoned to walk into the suk. We also had a good dinner far from the busy traffic of the Medina. Said has been a great host and he suggested us a perfect day tour in the Atlas region. Thanks to Kamal too, perfect...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via 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 23 November 2016

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 14 November 2016

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 1 November 2016

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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  • Breakfast included
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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 

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Address: 32 Derb Lalla Azzouna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: ₹ 5,323 - ₹ 26,129 (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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