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Houston, Texas
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Dar Akal was one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Tucked away off a bavk street in the medina, you get a chance to experience Marrakech away from the tourist crowds. Siad is a wonderful host and made our stay a wonderful one. We will be back!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We travelled to Marrakesh as a group of three women for a city break weekend, and on our return home we felt compelled to review Dar Akal so that the world could know how truly amazing this riad is. The level of hospitality, care and comfort could not be achieved elsewhere and this alone makes this riad the perfect riad...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This fabulous, peaceful, lovely riad is *the* place to stay in Marrakech. Said is a fantastic host who really made our stay special, the food is amazing (thank you to the ladies who prepared it!) and the room was beautiful and comfortable. Can't say enough good things about this hotel. We're looking forward to a return trip.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect, authentic, friendly en always ready to help staf, amazing food. Just some keywords to describe Dar Akal, we were in Marrakesh just to have a taste of Marroko as we plan a big trip al over the country next year and could have chosen better, we realy had a taste of it and we loved. Great expirience thanks to...

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Xiamen, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner of this hotel is quite nice, he came to pick after we drop off the taxi in the Medina, and gave us a lots of suggestions to visit this city and how to back hotel in a easiest way. It has good view in the evening from the roof of this hotel, but it is a pity that...

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pterschi, Propriétaire at Dar Akal, responded to this review

Hello Dorothy Ying It was a great pleasure to welcome you in Dar Akal and make you spending a nice time . We just find your review in Tripadvisor not fair . Most of negative points of your experience was based on things not under our hands . We are not a communication company to solve situation of internet .I...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dar Akal is a delightful riad within easy walking distance of every tourist site in Marrakesh medina. It's hidden away so you do need to take a taxi from the airport and follow Said's instructions. I'd booked a taxi through booking.com and it was about £10 - arriving in Place Du Moukef just after dark was so spectacular it...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just came home from a week in merrakesh. I can honestly say dar akal is what made it for us, so quiet and tranquil after a hectic day out in the markets etc. The manager is lovely and so helpful he made us very welcome. Would love to come back to the rhiad in the future

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dar Akal is a cozy riad in the medina. The room was clean and charming, but what made the stay excellent was Said. He manages the riad and is the kindest person I have ever met. No matter what we needed or what question we had, he was always there ready to answer it. We had a fantastic stay, and...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stayed for 4 nights with my 80 year old mother, and we felt safe and at home from the movement we arrived. Every detail in this place is tastefully renovated and the atmosphere is amazing with burning candles an flowers. We stayed in the Douria suite which is just marvelous with the beautiful decorated ceiling. At the rooftop terrace you...

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Zaragoza, Spain
Reviewed 11 January 2017

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $110 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Quiet once inside , all the rooms beautifully decorated in traditional style”
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