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Riad Kalaa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3-5 Rue Zebdi, Rabat 37000, Morocco
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Ranked #3 of 38 Hotels in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Murray, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me preface my review with the fact that we normally stay at 4 or star hotels in suites. We did enjoy the experience and authenticity of staying in a riad and would recommend that anyone traveling to North Africa and Morocco experience staying in a medina for at least one night. Waking to the prayers at 5 am and... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear PaulVA009, Thank you very much for staying with us at the Riad Kalaa and for sharing your thoughts with us on Tripadvisor. We're glad that you enjoyed your room as well as the view from our terrasse. We certainly appreciate your comments regarding our Riad. This is true that the experience is totally different from a classic 4-star hotel.... More

Bristol, England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a very enjoyable weekend here. Most others guests only seemed to stay for one night as part of a tour, which is sad since both the hotel and the city are worth exploring. Neither is at the top of the must-see lists, but Rabat is a charming and gentle way into Moroccan culture without the hassle and bustle... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm R, All the team thank you for your nice review on trip advisor. We are delightful that you enjoyed your stay with us and the "Riad Experience". We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon, More

Jersey City, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Jasmine room. It was not overly spacious (the 360 degree view they have on their website makes it look even smaller), but it was beautiful. The bathroom was amazing, which totally made up for the fact that we had to wiggle around our luggage just a tad. The staff are great, and served us with mint... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Adventure U S A, We would like to thank you for sharing with other guests your experience at Riad Kalaa. It was a real pleasure having you. All the team was delighted to read that you enjoyed the "Riad experience" : its atmosphere, privacy and above all beauty. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you and your... More

Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews 106 reviews
24 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We arrived in Casablanca and after visiting the Mosque continued to Rabat for the night. The first room we were shown was on the courtyard; we asked to see another toom and were shown one in a corner just off the courtyard, which we preferred. As indicated in other reviews the Riad is in a nice, relatively quiet location on... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Sandbag7, Thank you very much for staying with us at Riad Kalaa and for sharing your thoughts on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the location of our Riad, few steps from the famous "rue des consuls", the Oudayas or the Atlantic Ocean. We hope to welcome you again very soon, More

Southwold, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Rabat has a brillient medina and Kalaa sits in the Northern part away from the bustle and noise but still within striking distance. Good food and a small swimming pool on the roof along with really well decorated rooms and atrium made this a great place to stay. Service was good on the whole. And here is the but. The... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Simon H, We thank you for taking the time to write a comment on trip advisor. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding the mobile phone, we will ask the staff to no answer them during work. Thank you for letting us know it. We understand that it has disappointed you. We hope to see... More

Rabat, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I'm a student studying in Rabat, and I have chronic back pain, so at home, I go to a chiropractor. When I'm traveling and need a quick fix, though, I like to go get a massage. Today, I went to Riad Kalaa for the 1 hour massage. The front desk attendant easily scheduled me in for an appointment later that... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Courtney L, We thank you for your review. We have fixed the problem with Amal and it should not happen again. We are trully sorry that your first experience with us was not so good but please, come back and we will make sure that everything is fine. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon, More

hobart
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169 reviews 169 reviews
56 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our first Riad in Morocco and hopefully the rest will be as good as this one Lovely feeling as we walked in and Danielle checked us in efficiently Beautiful room, comfortable bed, nice roof top area for a rest, a swim and relax Availability of beer and wine at the riad was appreciated as well Dinner and breakfast were okay... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear ushy, We thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We are happy that your first riad experience in Morocco was with us. We hope the rest was as good as was Riad Kalaa. We hope to see you again in the near future. More

Richmond, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was our second stay in a Moroccan Riad, the first being in Marrakesh. We fell in love with these traditional and atmospheric houses and the Kalaa was no exception, a truly wonderful experience! Our stay was only for 3 nights and as our first night was a late arrival c/o hotel pickup taxi from the airport, we'd pre-ordered a... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Andrew H, What a pleasure to read your message of satisfaction on Tripadvisor. I will share it with all the team. The whole team was delighted to serve you and satisfy you during your stay at Riad Kalaa. We hope to welcome you again in the very near future. More

Southwold, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We needed a hotel for a two day visit to Rabat on business: decided to plump for something authentic in the Medina rather than a business travellers' hotel closer to our meeting venue. I am so glad we did: Kalaa is comfortable, welcoming and luxurious. The breakfast was generous and the supper fabulous. Service is charming and efficient. The bedrooms... More

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear erikacjc, On behalf of all our team, we would like to thank you for taking the time to write such an amazing review. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again at Riad Kalaa and we look forward to it. More

Washington DC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great location. Near medina, kasbah and beach. Welcoming staff. The offered train station transfer was 10x the taxi fare, so I wouldn't recommend it. The restaurant is recommended but I didn't have a chance to try. Basic Moroccan breakfast included.

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear ceceliainDC, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Riad Kalaa on Trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Regarding the train station transfer, we offer a private driver coming directly to the riad, helping you with your luggage and taking you to the train station. This is the reason why the cost is more... More

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Address: 3-5 Rue Zebdi, Rabat 37000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Rabat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Kalaa 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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