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2nd Expedia endorsement for Les Borjs de la Kasbah

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

With a significant percentage of the Les Borjs’ bookings coming via Expedia, it was interesting to note the results of the online travel company’s 2010 ‘Insiders’ Select’ survey into standards at its 114,000 hotels around the world.
After a stellar performance in 2009 when, to our great surprise, we found ourselves propelled into a remarkable 20th place overall, the highest ranked hotel not only in Morocco but in Africa, this year we appear, at first glance, to have come down to earth with a bit of a bump. However, on closer examination, these most recent results offer more than a few crumbs of comfort for, despite the hotel slipping down the rankings to 497th out of 2,525 hotels and guest houses listed in the first division of Expedia’s many thousands of hotels worldwide, BK’s rating in the overall classification this year makes it the highest ranked of all Marrakech hotels and the second highest in Morocco, with a rating of 97.8%, according to Expedia’s rating methodology, based on Traveller Opinions, Value for Money and Expedia’s own Expert Assessment.
Commenting on the 2010 ‘Insiders’ Select’ results, BK co-founder, Mike Bruce-Mitford, said

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Marrakech Marathon 2011

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, the 22nd running of the Marrakesh marathon, one of Morocco’s major sporting events with an expected entry of 5,000 competitors from around the world, especially Europe, takes place on 30th January 2011 in the ideal 20+ degree temperatures of the Moroccan winter.

One of the leading producers of world-class distance runners, Morocco is proud of its many champions and you’ll have the chance to see the best of the current elite squad if you join the crowds lining the picturesque course around the town.

Considered to be one of the fastest in the world, the flat circuit follows the ancient city walls, continuing along the elegant boulevards of the residential Hivernage and commercial Géliz districts en route to La Palmeraie, with its golf course, palm groves and smart villas, before returning to town.

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New website for Les Borjs de la Kasbah

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Early August sees the launch of this all-new website for our boutique hotel, Les Borjs de la Kasbah, a key feature of which is the facility to check availability and make bookings online. Another feature is the introduction of our blog. So, from now on this site will be among the best ways of keeping up with what’s new at the hotel and what’s on in Marrakech itself. Here you’ll find news of festivals and other events, special offers for that weekend break, comments from recent visitors about golf, excursions, cookery courses and much more.

a picture of our website!

Les Borjs de la Kasbah – No 1 in Africa

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Les Borjs de la Kasbah, Marrakech, has been recognised for its high levels of customer satisfaction in a worldwide survey conducted by Expedia.com, the online hotel and travel booking company.

Expedia’s Insiders’ Select is a ranking of the best hotels in the world based largely on reviews posted by customers on Expedia/hotels.com and its affiliate websites. In addition to end-user reviews, perceived value for money is taken into consideration in drawing up the rankings, as are the opinions of Expedia’s own area managers on the ground. The Insiders’ Select rankings for 2009, which feature the best performing hotels from Expedia’s vast 80,000 worldwide portfolio, show Les Borjs de la Kasbah at number 22 out of the top 1000 hotels worldwide and a remarkable Number 1 on the continent of Africa.

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