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Bivouacs La Belle Etoile

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent two nights at one of the private bivouac. Just spectacular!! The attention to detail of the staff is out of this world. The location in the middle of the sand dunes makes very special every second at the camp.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I spent 2 weeks in Morocco to cover the various cities, kasbahs, atlas mountains, valleys, souks, and the merzouga desert counts as one of the unforgettable highlights of this journey. I've ridden camels in India and Egypt before, but the endless desert in Merzouga has a more authentic feel, not to mention the beautiful clear sky, and the sunrise and...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

By far this was the highlight of our trip to Morocco. We arrived at our desert location right before sundown -- perfect timing for a sunset camel ride. Berber guides helped us mount the camels and led them up to the golden dunes. It was magical. After the trip to the dunes, we were led on camel back to the...

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elixaluca, Marketing Manager at Bivouacs La Belle Etoile, responded to this review

Hi Casaros, Thanks a lot for your comments, we are happy to know you had a good experience at our camp. Hope to see you again soon around the area, Best regards, Grup Xaluca team

goldsboro nc
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This experience was the highlight of our trip. The tents are very comfortable with separate shower and toilet. The lighting is dim but for one night it was fine. The camel ride to see the sunset was fabulous - what a unique experience. We were entertained by musicians and acrobatics when we first arrived from the sunset ride and during...

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elixaluca, Marketing Manager at Bivouacs La Belle Etoile, responded to this review

Hello Berkemp, We are really happy to know you had a good stay at our camp. The desert is magic! Thanks for your visit and hope to see you around soon. Best regards,

Orange
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Ride your camel, then come to this wonderful camp. The tents are great, the food and staff were what made the night. Loved the feeling of being out in the open. The Desert never felt so real. However - not many of the other guests appreciated my snoring - very thing walled tents.

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elixaluca, Marketing Manager at Bivouacs La Belle Etoile, responded to this review

Hello Gerald, Thanks a lot for your comments, we really apreciate it. We are glad to know you had a good stay at our camp. Desert feeling is unique! Hope to see you around soon, and don't worry about the snoring :) Best regards,

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

My two friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our desert adventure. At first we were a bit skeptical because upon arrival we were not made to feel very welcome. Once our camel ride was initiated everything fell into place. Our camels were led by a great fellow, Mohammed. He was kind, sweet and made sure we enjoyed our experience. Our sunset...

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elixaluca, Marketing Manager at Bivouacs La Belle Etoile, responded to this review

Hello Mickiehaas, We are glad to know you had a good stay on our camp and that you enjoyed the adventure! Hope to see you soon around our place. Best regards from the Grup Xaluca team!

Reviewed 25 February 2016

Talk about being in the middle of nowhere. Stars were incredible. Very nice accommodations although it was 32"degrees outside overnight. They provided 4 heavy blankets and a hot water bottle. Bathroom in tent was adequate, water was freezing in the sink. One flashlight. We had a good dinner in the main tent, with a fire pit and appetizers outside before....

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Everything was stolen from our bags and wallets! We came to the hotel expecting a great Sahara experience but we left with empty pockets. Everyone told us it was very safe despite the fact that anyone can go into your tent (hence the lack of security boxes to deposit valuables, they say). We stayed at the luxury tents, private tent...

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elixaluca, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Bivouacs La Belle Etoile, responded to this review

Hello Cloboguerrero, As I said to Maria and Diego, I am part of the team of Grup Xaluca here in Spain, I have talked with my colleagues from Morocco about the situation, but I would like to talk with you to know your version, as the information I have of what happened is different. You can reach me on the...

Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Everything went wrong, we got our wallets robbed and we never heard back from the hotel. Terrible customer service, no one took responsibility or even apologized for the awful incident. Not recommended for anyone! Don't go, terrible place!

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elixaluca, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Bivouacs La Belle Etoile, responded to this review

Hello Diego, As I said to Maria, I am part of the team of Grup Xaluca here in Spain, I have talked with my colleagues from Morocco about the situation, but I would like to talk with you to know your version, as the information I have of what happened is different. You can reach me on the following number:...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I would rate this evening with a billion stars since that's how many we saw. Our night at this upscale tent was an extraordinary experience and one that will stay in our memories forever. The tent is high-end and only has three sleeping rooms (tents). We arrived by camel and found that we were the only guests that night so...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Bivouacs La Belle Etoile

Address: Middle of the Erg Chebi Desert Dunes, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: $123 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1000
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“get the royal tent w/ private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles cchandra1, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“every tent is great. Get up early watch the sun come up.”
 of 5 bubbles 79geraldb, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel, many like experiences available at better locations”
 of 5 bubbles cloboguerrero, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All three rooms seemed to be about the same”
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 of 5 bubbles RickyD23, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“You might need to sand-proof your camera.”
 of 5 bubbles christinag132, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
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