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Dar KamalChaoui

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   60 Kaf Rhouni, Bhalil 31100, Morocco
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Dar KamalChaoui gives you a great opportunity to get an insight into everyday life in the old small Moroccan village of Bhalil. Kamal and his wife Beatrice have a beautifully decorated guest house in Bhalil. Beatrice was in Fez for work when we stayed so it was just us, Kamal and Naima (his wonderful Moroccan cook and friend.)... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you're looking for a place as close to authentic as possible for a visitor, this is it. The dar (guest house) is the creation of the hosts, Beatrice and Kamel, who put heart and soul into creating a beautiful, comfortable, home-like place for guests, using local craftsmen whenever possible. Kamel is helpful, energetic, available for guiding far and wide... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Just an hour drive from Fez is the small village of Bhalil where Moroccan native Kamal Chaoi has a cozy attractive guesthouse. Kamal spent years in Europe, and is fluent in English, German, French and Arabic. He returned to Morocco to preserve and promote the village of Bhalil where he helps visitors learn about the cave residences, button makers and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

J'ai eu la chance de pouvoir rester chez Kamal une nuit et je dois avouez que vous ne pouvez esperer meilleur hôte. Kamal est une personne sympathique desireux de faire connaitre son pays et sa culture mais surtout d'echanger avec ses invites. Très bon moment dans un petit Dar de 4 chambres. La vue du toit est tout simplement splendide!... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If you plan on visiting the Fes region, Kamal Chaoui is in an exceptional host and a great resource for off-the-beaten-path activities while you’re there. My partner and I were staying in the Fes Medina for a week. While we truly loved Fes, we needed a break from the somewhat stressful and chaotic environment of the Medina. Enter Kamal Chaoui!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Bhalil isn’t far from Fes, but is a world away from its noise and bustle. It’s a gentle hillside village, yet offers more than you’d expect from its size, including mountain walks, troglodyte dwellings and small groups of button-makers plying their craft in the sun. We spent a couple of chilly nights at Dar Kamal Chaoui at the end of... More

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Bordany, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We have spent wonderful days in Bhalil . We've learned a lot about local culture and way of life ,thanks to the owner Kamal who introduced us the village and local people. Great local dinner and nice talk in the evening with Kamal and other guests . Clean and comfortable rooms . Very recommended .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The guest house is very well kept, extremely comfortable, very clean, authentic, and welcoming. Everything is perfect here and well thought out, from the communal seating area on the ground floor with beautiful photo books of interest covering different parts of Morocco, to the rooms themselves (very nice, modern yet authentic), and the rooftop terrace. The village of Bhalil is... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying with Kamal during our month long visit to morocco. Although it has almost been a year since our visit we often talk about how much this part of our trip added to our love and knowledge of Morocco. Beatrice provided us with excellent food- I'd love her recipes! The home was... More

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Mendocino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We decided, as neophytes to North Africa, we should ease into Morocco by staying outside of Fes, in the small hillside village of Bhalil. You simply cannot have a better orientation to Morocco and introduction into Berber life, than a stay at Dar Kamal Chaoui. The Berbers were in Morocco before the Arabs and are a unique culture--well worth a... More

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Address: 60 Kaf Rhouni, Bhalil 31100, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Bhalil
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Hotel Class:3 star — Dar KamalChaoui 3*
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Our Guests house is located in an Authentic village called Bhalil, this village is 20km close to Fez, a Grand Taxi shuttle is easy to catch from Bhalil to Sefrou located 3km from Bhalil for 3Dirhams per person and needs 5 min to Serou, then catch a Grand Taxi at the same place from Sefrou to Fez, this time it will last 30min and will cost 11Dirhams per person, you can also ask us to bring you in our car for 25€ door to door.Get enchanted by the view from our terrace direct to very close mountains, hundreds fields of olive trees are easily visible all around along with Fez city up there.Beds are hard and very confortable, quality is everywhere, food are fresh safe and tasty, we have european eyes to provide you European standards, safety and confort.We invite you to experience journeys with spiritual intention. Our tours blend authentic cross-cultural encounters with educational programs, recreational activities and life-changing adventure. We aim to take you into the hearts of cultures and to provide unique opportunities for learning, inspiration and personal discovery. ... more   less 
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