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This guest house is located in the old village of Ait-Ben-Haddou, a sand fortress 19 mi from Ouarzazate. You can relax on the furnished terraces, where the hosts will welcome you with mint tea and Moroccan pastries.

All of the rooms at Maison d'Hôtes Hajja are decorated in traditional, Berber style. Each room features a private bathroom with a shower. The property solely relies on solar energy for lighting.

A traditional breakfast is served every morning in the dining room or on the terrace. Meals with Moroccan dishes are also available upon prior reservation.

The hosts can help you organize trips and excursions in the area. Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Kasbah El Hajja has been welcoming guests since Aug 24, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal


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Room Type
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Hello, I am wondering how far away are yours of the sand dunes, do you arrange those snd how much for them. Thank you!
    Hello, you are welcome it's a 5 hour drive to the dunes of merzouga sahara. yes we can organize the trip for you. Rachid
    Answered on 25 September 2021
  • Is breakfast served or is it in to go containers?
    breakfast is served
    Answered on 1 September 2021
  • Hello, are unmarried couples allowed to stay?
    hello, if you are Moroccan the marriage certificate is obligatory
    Answered on 2 March 2022
  • do the rooms have air con?
    No air conditioner in the rooms. Thank you
    Answered on 23 January 2023

Hosted by Rachid Gharbaoui

Host Review Score

Rachid Gharbaoui
The Dar Elhaja guest house is located inside a tourist village (Ait benhaddou- is 30 km from Ouarzazate). Dar Elhaja offers two superb panoramic terraces and a restaurant on site. You will enjoy a free Wi-Fi connection in the common area During your stay you can enjoy two common, traditional and typically decorated lounges; and home-made Moroccan meals, on reservation and a breakfast that is served every morning in the dining area or on the terrace. This establishment was also well noted for its excellent value for money around Ouarzazate Dar ELHAJA, a unique place of stay to have benhaddou, puts at the disposal of your customers: -9 Rooms all our rooms have a private bathroom - Moroccan Restaurant to appreciate our traditional dishes. (Note: we can also prepare lunch for you. ) - a small hammam - Superb panoramic terrace with exceptional view. - We guarantee a good service, a warm welcome, good meals and above all an authentic and quiet place. NB: Our establishment has solar energy to produce electricity.
NB: Our establishment has solar energy to produce electricity.
Languages spoken: Arabic,English,French
Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Moroccan

Amenities of Kasbah El Hajja
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • River view
  • City view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 2 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

House rules

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2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Kasbah El Hajja accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

FAQs about Kasbah El Hajja

  • Kasbah El Hajja is 1,150 feet from the center of Aït Benhaddou.

  • Kasbah El Hajja offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Cooking class

  • Room options at Kasbah El Hajja include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Kasbah El Hajja can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal

  • Kasbah El Hajja has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Kasbah El Hajja is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Kasbah El Hajja may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.