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Riad Palais Didi

7, Dar Lakbira, Meknes 5000, Morocco
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Newcastle, Australia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Fantastic riad located just inside the walls of the medina. Short walking distance out of medina down to main square where. Riad clean, spacious rooms (our room quite opulent), great breakfast, staff very helpful, swimming pool on rooftop.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We returned to palis didi for the second time this year after Falling in love with the place last summer. There is something really special about this hotel. It has a really rich history and an amazing atmosphere. The staff were great. They were extremely welcoming and friendly and they were there to accommodate our every need. When you walk... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Be very careful when dealing hotels in Morocco as the owners and staff can be very dishonest. I was in a bind and need a place to stay and just happened into the Palais Didi. The place seemed empty, but there were staff members working. I ask if I could see their rooms and they showed me around the place.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had lunch in the lovely courtyard. End of February was cool and the portable heaters were not useful. We ate with our jackets on. The food was mediocre: 7 starter salads; couscous entree; and orange and grapefruit slices in rosewater for dessert.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Ismail Moulay reportedly fathered 888 children, some of them in this building, which is a small, beautiful, old palace in a perfect location in Meknes. We spent one night, which was all we needed to see the highlights of the city and to visit nearby Volubilis. The food was about the best Moroccan meals we had on our whole trip,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

On entering the hotel we were impressed, especially the rooms. We were the only ones staying which felt strange. The hotel is really catered to groups of day trippers having lunch.The bathtub in my room leaked when showering, I brought this to the attention of the staff but they seemed unmoved.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This guest house which was once a royal residence has a very Moroccan atmosphere and is located in the quiet alleyways of the old Medina in Meknes. We loved the very faithfully restored rooms and suites. Breakfast and dinner were excellent with local dishes served in the lovely courtyard. A small rooftop pool was refreshing after a long day in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

A lovely location and a beauttiful courtyard but we found the decor in the rooms overpowering and old fashioned, it definitely needs an uplift. The breakfastb was extremely basic, not palais standard.

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

This Riad is located in the heart of the old Medina part of Meknes call Dar el Kabir. Quaint rooms but less offthe creature comforts of a hotel. The building and rooms are a site to see bu remember its 400 years old. Food service is not what you expect out of a restaurant but it's incredible in taste.

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San Diego, California
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59 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Now if they would just improve their service (slow and unhelpful) and put wifi in the rooms, this hotel could easily be a 5-star. The rooms were magnifIcent and full of character, the breakfast and dinner were good albeit slow, and the wifi was only available in the lobby. All in all, definitely worth it for the rooms, but don't... More 

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