Almost hidden away in the north part of the medina, riad Channelle is a true gem. The riad is located on the corner of two alleys just off one of the bigger roads through the medina, so easy enough to find by taxi, we had arrange for a transfer through Adil as we didn't want to stress of finding a taxi and haggling a price straight away. We had a very warm welcome when we got to the riad and Adil offered to walk with us to the Souks / Jemaa el Fna (main square) this was a great help to get our bearings and so that we could easily find out way back.
The rest of the service was exceptional and both Adil and Budar went beyond what you would expect from a typical hotel for example walking us to a local hidden restaurant. The riad was nice and clean, with comfy beds and a great shower and all the comforts. Our room on the ground floor felt a little humid at times, but not enough to affect the experience.
The food was also one of the highlights, we ate in on our first night and the lamb tagine was one of the best we had all trip, breakfast was great too.
In terms of location, we found it perfect the square was probably a 15-20 minute walk and the Majorelle Garden (YSL gardens) were about 25-30 minutes walking, personally I like to walk as you get to see the city and don't miss photo opportunities, "lazier" or less confident traveler might prefer something closer to the square though as you are slightly off the proper tourist area, we had no problems and the staff were on hand if we needed them.
I'd recommend the riad and would certainly go back there again!
If I was going back then I'd go for a room not on the ground floor as the ground floor room we h...
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October 3, 2012
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Thank you for taking the time to share your impresssions about your stay in Riad Cannelle.
As our objective is to be dedicated for making our customer' stay as pleasant and flawless as possible, so that they only have to bother about enjoying this wonderful city and having some rest in an exclusive, intimate and charming riad, we are happy when we had some success.
Our cook has talent and is eager to share it and let our customer appreciate the subtle and refined Moroccan flavours. The lamb tagine was a good choice, but she has plenty other amazing receipes for you to discover... next time.
I share your view on the groundfloor room. One of Riad Cannelles exclusive touch of class lays in the amazing suites on the first floor: vast, with bedroom, inner sitting room, dressing, impressive bathroom, and a second - private - adjacent sitting room on the gallery. The groundfloor standard room allows customers to enjoy the pleasure to stay in an upper-class, intimate and guest-dedicated riad "de charme", without going for the reasonable extra-charge for a suite.
We feel happy reading that you contemplate to come back at Riad Cannelle. The pleasure will be as much ours tnan yours, and we'll dedicate our efforts to make it still more pleasant than the first one.
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