Opening Times
Mon-Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Bank Holidays 10am-4pm

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ETOILE FILANTE D'OR | Ait Benhaddou

Located just 200 metres from the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a beautiful unspoiled small village on the old camel trading route from Africa to Morocco and Europe and set for numerous films, Etoile Filante D'Or is a medium sized colourful auberge that offers good food (prices include a tasty traditional evening meal) and reasonably priced rooms, several being ideal for families.

A variety of activities may be arranged including guides at the World Heritage Site, mountain biking, hammam, camel rides and treks on foot and , and the owners have agreed with a nearby hotel that clients can use the pool there. Etoile Filante D'Or is a good stopping point midway between the Sahara and Marrakech or Taroudant.

Etoile Filante d'Or

Details

Accommodation: There are 20 rooms, arranged over 2 floors; all rooms are simply furnished, with en suite bathrooms. Half of the rooms have air conditioning. Several of the rooms are perfect for families with a number of rooms that may accommodate up to five people.  There are 2 Jacuzzis and a children’s pool on the roof terrace as well as sun loungers.

Location: An ideal stop near Ouarzazate which is roughly midway between the Sahara and Marrakech or Taroudant, Ait Benhaddou is about 40 minutes' drive north of Ouarzazate. Just 200 metres from the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a fortified, beautiful unspoiled small village on the old camel trading route from Africa to Morocco and Europe and set for numerous films, including Lawrence of ArabiaJesus of Nazareth and Gladiator.

Services and other points to note: This area is a perfect place to enjoy nature: from the nesting storks to exploring local caves dwellings or visiting the typical ancient villages. A variety of activities may be arranged including mountain biking, hammam, camel rides, treks on foot and guides at the World Heritage Site.

The owners have agreed with a nearby hotel that clients can use the pool there.

Meals: Prices include breakfast and a tasty traditional evening meal.

Staff: Friendly staff and very hospitable owners: Nadia and her husband Christian, who are French and speak a little English, but heir helpful staff can speak some English

After booking we will send you substantial pre-visit information guides for your chosen destination(s).

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Facilities Summary
  • Excellent Food
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wifi
  • Heating
  • Family Friendly
  • Owner on-site or nearby
  • Alcohol BYO or on-site
  • French Spoken
  • Roof Terrace
Standard Double from:
£45 per night, half board