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“Stress free holiday with a difference”
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Your private pool in this luxury villa in the centre of the Red City
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30 reviews
Your private pool in this luxury villa in the centre of the Red City
Large 10m X 5m private pool
Pamper yourself, you deserve it.
Fully covered pool lounge to enjoy a mint tera or glass of wine.
Large master bedroom with 4 poster bed and living area
Enjoy a massage in the master bedroom
One of our bedrooms with air condition and satellite TV
Another bedroom with air condition and satellite TV
One of the bathrooms done in traditonal tadelakt finsih
Landing from the bedroom leading to the ground floor
Luxurious Moroccan style living room with Home Entertainment system.
Moroccan style main living room and home entertainment system
Second Living room. The villa is very spacious
Ample room to cater for 10 guests.
Dine in the privacy of the villa
Fully equipped kitchen with large American fridge
Relax on the rooftop terrace day or night
View of the villa from the front entrance.
View of the villa from the main entrance. Very quite and private.
Entrance with a garden adorned with cacti.
Welcome to Villa Zainab.
Welcome to Marrakech. Within walking distance to the Medina and only 10 mins by taxi.
Koutoubia, entrance to the Medina. 30 mins walk or 10 mins taxi.
Atlas mountains, only 30 mins away
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Overview
Villa -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region

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Rooo4
2 reviews
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“Stress free holiday with a difference”
Reviewed 26 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Located just outside the old town of Medina, the villa is ideally located as a base for any trip to Marrakech. We were collected from the airport by Jamal and greeted at the villa on arrival by the owner. He couldn't do enough to ensure we had everything we needed for the week - places to visit, eat and that Nadia would happily cook us a traditional Moroccan Tagine (which we took up one evening and was lovely)! Huge and beautifully decorated, the villa offers you everything you need (even enough space for a party of 10+), plenty of areas to relax in the sun and the pool may have not been heated but provided a good place to cool off. Jamal took us everywhere we wanted, places included Atlas Mountains, Medina, National football game and was very attentive throughout. All we can say is that this is a real gem of a villa, just a short stroll from the centre of Guillez, thanks again for everything and we would definitely recommend the place.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
29 Oct 2014
Hi Ollie,

Thank you so much for your positive review of your stay with us. We always put a lot of effort to ensure that our guests have a trouble free and special experience in Marrakech. I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay.

Thank you again for booking with us and best regards from all of us at Villa Zainab
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pco1954
Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
“This is an excellent base from which to explore Marrakesh, in comfort and style.”
Reviewed 24 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Pleasantly surprised by the size of the property which gave every member of our party enough space to relax as and when they wanted. The outside space was used with great effect and the pool was just an added bonus. Having Nadia there and Jamal to look after us was a great advantage as we were first timers in Marrakesh. Nadia's cooking exceeded our expectations and was in most cases better than the local restaurants. She was a great asset to our stay there. The villa is well within walking distance of central main street but yet just far enough to be extremely quite in the evenings when sitting out. Jamal also made easy our excursions list and looked after every detail including taking us to the local supermarket to stock up on the essentials for a large group.

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Liked best: location was just right
Liked least: No internet but I believe that has now been resolved
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
27 Oct 2014
Hello Pete and family,

I was delighted to see your review of your stay with us at Villa Zainab. It really helps other clients to decide when choosing from numerous villas in Marrakech but more importantly I am thrilled that your and your family enjoyed your stay and found the villa to your satisfaction. This is what really gives us owners satisfaction, knowing that clients finish their holiday with great memories.

Thanks for booking with us and for your review.

Carol and Ngawang
Villa Zainab
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Richard C
2 reviews
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“Ideal base to explore Marrakech”
Reviewed 7 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

An absolutely lovely, spacious villa with local character which was perfect for our first visit to Marrakech.

Located conveniently, it's a short taxi ride to either Guilez centre or the Medina. There was more than enough space for our family of 5 and the pool was perfect to escape the 40deg heat.

Nadia was so nice, kind and helpful. We preferred her cooking over restaurants - certainly it was better value!!

Jamal, with his beaming smile, met us at the airport and made us feel most welcome.  His help was invaluable, making getting into and around the Medina, finding great places to eat, seeing the sites and shopping most enjoyable. He also arranged a trip to the desert where we slept out under the stars which was a highlight.

Carol made booking straightforward and gave us a great welcome.  Our thanks to her for the advice and brilliant house to use as a base.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Sep 2014
Thank you so much for the review and every one at that villa, including Jamal and Nadia which.
you all the best. It was our pleasure looking after you.
Carol
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ccloude9
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Great Villa”
Reviewed 6 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

- Lovely decor
- Great location
- Lovely assistance/cooking and cleaning etc from Nadia
- Fabulous service from Jamal - he took us to some great places
- It was a little too cold to use the pool but can see how it would be very pleasant when warmer
- Loved the roof terrace!
- Very clean and tidy
- Nice neighborhood
- Would recommend

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Mar 2014
Thank you Steve and family for the review. A bit disappointed not to receive 5 stars but I do realise that we did have a problem with the hot water at the beginning. Our apologies and best regards from all of us at Villa Zainab.
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dargan73
london
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“fab villa beautifully decked out”
Reviewed 11 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

I spent a week with my extended family in the Villa Zainab. The villa is gorgeous and beautifully decked out. Very spacious and with a number of outdoor areas, everyone had their own space. Its well located - It's close enough to the medina (short taxi ride away) but yet in a peaceful and more chilled out suburb allowing you to dip in and out of the hecticness of the medina at your leisure

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
19 Feb 2014
Thanks you very much for your kind review. I am so glad you had a good time in our Villa as well as enjoying Marrakech.

All our best wishes to you and your family.
Ngawang and Carol Lobsang
ps Nadia and Jamal send their regards to all of you
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Nisha1312...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best Birthday Holiday Ever!!!!!”
Reviewed 18 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

This was my first visit to Marrakech & I loved it. It was for my 31st Birthday & I was in a group of 10 (including myself). This Villa is amazing - has everything you need. We were greeted by the villa owner (Ngwang) who was the perfect host & informed us of the do's and don'ts of Marrakech. He also supplied an amazing chef Nadia & amazing tour guide Jamal with a small fee. I would 100% recommend this Villa, the rooms are lovely & clean with spacious bathrooms - the area is perfect too. It is near the clubs/bars/airport/about an hour away from Atlas Mountains/lovely places to eat and very near the Market.
Definitely an amazing holiday I won't forget!
Thank You
Nisha's Birthday Group

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Liked best: The Location
Liked least: Not a big issue but a heated swimming pool would have been lovely.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
20 Dec 2013
Hello Nisha,

i am so glad you had a great time for your 31st birthday. ( I am surprised...thought it would be twenty something). All your group were really nice and positive and I look forward to welcoming you back to our villa., Also, say thinks to Sam for recommending Villa Zainab for your birthday.

Best regards from all of us at Villa Zainab
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Lillian C
London, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“BEST VILLA EVER!!!”
Reviewed 24 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

My family which consists of my husband, myself and our 7 children rented this villa for 2 weeks in Augusust 2013, and I have to say, .. what a BRILLIANT choice we made! First and foremost Ngawang the owner always replied my emails promptly and was always happy to help us out in any way. I felt I knew him even before we even got there.
When we arrived our tour guide Jamal met us at the airport and took us directly to the villa. What a welcome we had! We were met by Carol and Nadia and had our first Morrocan mint tea. We were then shown around the villa. It was quite spacious and the pool looked fantastic. Our two week stay was fabulous. We had Jamal who helped us with everything, nothing was too big or small for him to do. Nadia also cooked for us almost daily and her food was simply the best we tasted in Morocco. Her lamb tagine was the best! We found Nadia to be a lovely and kind woman and even took my girls and I to the local Hammam which was an experience we will never forget.
We all spent a lot of time in the pool especially since the temperature was in the 40's. The beds were comfortable and the air- conditioning a god-send in the heat.
We were given a mobile phone with Ngawang, Jamal and Nadia's number to use if we needed anything. Jamal also helped my husband Mark and I buy a dongle to use which we were able to use at the villa as it had no Wifi which was absoultely brilliant as we could get our emails etc.
The villa is a walking distance to Gueliz which meant there was no need for transportation but because our family was large we decided to hire a mini van and driver. We would like to thank the 3 drivers we had who were all very helpful and polite especially Mohammed. We were able to go to places like Jeema el Fnaa, Majorelle Gardens, Chez Ali, The Atlas Mountains and especially a trip to the seaside Essaouira and many more places.
There are also lots of restaurants to eat at, our favourite was Kechmara which we ate at twice. Our experience in Marrakech/Morocco would not have been what it was without the help and services of Ngawang, Carol, Nadia and Jamal. This villa is the "bees knees". You won't regret renting it!

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Liked best: We loved the swimming pool and air-conditioning.
Liked least: Sometimes the showers were cold.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
26 Sep 2013
Hello Lillian and family,

Thank you so much for your kind review and it was a pleasure having you and your family here. As owners we love guests who are enthusiastic and positive and this made looking after you guys a pleasure. I have to say that as guests you were fantastic...what other guests would help repair minor things that went wrong during your stay. Thanks Mark.

My best regards and all the best wishes for the future.
Ngawang and every one at Villa Zainab
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