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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2012

It was great fun being driven across the desert, not knowing where we were going, apart from following the poles in the sand. When we eventually got there our first impressions of the hotel though were misleading. We were greeted by Ahmed, who was charming the whole time we were there, but also by three barking dogs, (not my favourite...

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Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 May 2011

When a sandstorm postponed our stay at the Dunes of Merzouga desert camp, we were warmly welcomed by Madame Bouchra and her staff. Dinner with wine under the stars was a delightful experience and our meal was delicious. The rooms are basic, but very adequate and comfortable plus there is plenty of hot water. The pool looked wonderful. The auberge's...

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2010

We stayed a night at the auberge and a night in its bivouac. My review concentrates on the bivouac part of the experience, which was stunning. The auberge was fine, but the real gem was the bivouac, which was out of this world. It was the highlight of our Moroccan road trip family adventure and I'd recommend it highly to...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2010

If you're concerned about sleeping in the desert without toilet and amenities and don't feel like roughing it up this is the place. It sounds very western but that was the main reason I went with this. And believe me, you still get plenty of authentic experience. Unless you're a diehard backpacker, you will enjoy it. Where this place delivers...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 January 2010

follow the pols from erfoud, and yes we did it in a compact rental car driving in the sand. this place was gorgeous, the french owner where a little snoby when we first arrived but that was maybe because we dressed like backpackers. The food is fantastic, the rooms are nice very clean and they organized us camel tours early...

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Thank swissworld
Los Angeles
Reviewed 14 October 2009

First, the Bivouak is amazing. Great service, ambience, location etc. Food kinda sucked but it didnt take away from the experience of staying the the middle of the Sahara. It was great and highly recommended. We spend only 1 night there and after our early morning camel ride went to the Hotel to shower. My god, is that place a...

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Loulé
Reviewed 12 January 2009

We had booked one night in the Auberge and one night in the Bivouak and had two controversial experiences. The night in the Dunes was 5 star. Luxury tents, open fire with Champane and delicious food. Our little group was the only guests and the silence at night was almost unreal. The Desert Inn the next day was a bit...

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Napa Valley, CA
Reviewed 2 February 2008

Who would expect to find a flush toilet, gourmet meal, luxurious tent accommodations, and live entertainment in the middle of the Sahara Desert? We went the entire route, even riding a camel to the bivouac site, and all of this was arranged by the owners of the Kasbah Derkaoua. It was the adventure of a lifetime, and very well done....

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1Thank msvines
UK
Reviewed 8 November 2007

Firstly, it is between Rissani and Merzouga, so not really in/near Erfoud. I would endorse the comments made on 21.10.07. Having to send a deposit by money transfer was costly.

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 November 2007

I have read some negative reviews of this hotel and I wonder if it can be the same place we have just left. (carpets by the pool - what is that?) The room was dim, cool and spotless. Service could not be fauted, both owners and staff being available and friendly. The dinners are really good and, oh joy, you...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Auberge Derkaoua

Address: Route Dunes de sable et Merzouga, Merzouga, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: €71 - €128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Auberge Derkaoua 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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 of 5 bubbles JFormiga, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
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“It is like a resort in the desert, Very quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles meravelo, 7 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Choose an upgraded room - they are larger and seemed to be a bit brighter too.”
 of 5 bubbles westcoastjohnnie, 26 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Tent camp is basic. There is properly made bed with very firm mattress and pillow adequate blankets. Lighting is by candlelight both outside and inside tent. Very clean community bathroom with tile floors and tent walls and blanket door. Sink is basin with water from copper bucket with spout. and small mirror. Showers are available at the camp. Tents could be claustrophobic to some. We left the blanket door up all night which was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles mistravel, 13 Nov 2012 | Read review
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