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“Many thanks to Mr. Thierry”
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Dar Zouar
Ranked #419 of 1,144 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Moscow, Russia
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Many thanks to Mr. Thierry”
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Brilliant hotel with lovely rooms, delicious breakfasts and very hospital staff. Special thanks to Mr. Thierry for his recommendations on where to buy the same tableware they have in the hotel =)
The only negative point is location. But it's Marrakech and it's anyway a kind of chaos.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled with friends
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Inglewood, California
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Reviewed 7 March 2011

The place is really awesome! The pictures shown on line are exactly what they have and more. It is cosy, the owner is very kind and the assistant Mohammed is very thoughtful. The place is quiet and breakfast is delicious. Me, my partner and my mom shared a awesome bedroom full of comfort. Wifi Internet is free and connects really good. The area is quiet and safe. going to the souks and the market is easy. There is a taxi stop nearby which is really convenient. Marrakech is a beautiful city and the place is so nice perfect stay ... hopefully we will come back! Thanks! Merci.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2011

My husband and I stayed in the Red Room, which looks amazing from the photos. The entire riad is peaceful and quiet from the outside hustle/bustle due to the thick walls. The only thing that bothered me was the unbearable smell from the bathroom, almost as if the toilet had overflowed and no amount of cleaning was going to remove the stench from the cracks in the floor.

Otherwise, the place is lovely, service is excellent, and the inner courtyard is so peaceful.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Devon
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Reviewed 9 February 2011

Dar Zouar fulfilled all our expectations - tucked away down an alley, but less than a minute to the bustle of Bab Tagzout. We were met at the airport and swifltly transferred to Dar Zouar - definitely worth being met, as it might be a little baffling to find otherwise.
We really enjoyed being a little way away from the souks and the frenzy, as it gave us a much better idea of normal life in the Medina. It's twenty minutes at most to the main square, so quite an easy walk. Thierry and Co were all very friendly and helpful, and we felt very relaxed and at home. Delicious breakfasts and an easy, relaxed atmosphere. Lovely.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 November 2010

I stayed at Dar Zouar last month with my three teenage daughters and we had an excellent stay. It complimented a memorable week's visit to Marrakech - our first time in Morocco. My daughters quickly adapted to the bustle of being in the old town and we did a lot in one week both in Marrakech and on several day trips. The owner Thierry was very helpful and I hope we can go back soon for another stay - my wife missed the trip because of work and she is very envious of all the things we did!

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 27 October 2010

Stepping inside the door in this small charming riad, is like stepping into another world. An oasis in the bustling metropolis when peace descends completely and there is room for contemplation. We were received with myntethe of the nice owner Thierry, who briefly informed us about practical issues and proposals for activity ..
We stayed in room with fireplace down in the courtyard and were very happy with this. There were the necessities we needed. The staff at the Riad is very nice and service minded. Riad has a lovely terrace on the top, where there is also shadow option.
Breakfast is nice with lovely fresh squeezed orange juice.
The only disadvantage of this riad is that it can be hard to find, both day and evening, and that the taxi can not drive right up to the Riad.
General: Beware of hustlers in the medina who call themselves wizards, and will show you the way and subsequently charged them head 200 MAD (18-20 €) by you or more for the inconvenience. Furthermore, I assume that single women may feel insecure by going into the medina at night.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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London
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

This was the second time that I have visited Dar Zouar, this time with my partner. The quality of the service (from the delightful Amina and the other staff) is still of the highest, discreet but efficient. The guesthouse has now gained a reassuring “maturity” and feels like a family home that one loves to visit again and again to find that familiar atmosphere of relaxation and quiet cocooning.
Since my last visit Dar Zouar has acquired two new rooms which are equally attractive and comfortable.
Absolutely no hesitation in recommending this brilliant Marrakech oasis.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Dar Zouar
Address: 14 Derb Marhouk | Bab Taghzout, Marrakech 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #419 of 1,144 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Dar Zouar 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated at the far end of a small quiet street in the serenity of the Marrakech medina; at the heart of the old quarter of Sidi bel Abbess; 5 minutes away from the infamous " Place Jamaa el Fna; the riad " Dar Zouar " (house of visitors) is an authentic and peaceful guest house, renovated with precision and flair in the Moroccan tradition. Dar Zouar has preserved the essential of the legendary Moroccan charm. ... more   less 
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