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“A charming stay in a unique guest house” 5 of 5 stars
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Chez Max
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Douar Tagadert | km 24 Route d'Amizmiz, Marrakech 40.000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #824 of 1,125 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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“A charming stay in a unique guest house”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

This was my first family holiday in Morocco. I wanted to have a very unique kind of experience, and this guest house was perfect. After spending a few days exploring Marrakech, we headed 25k south to the peaceful Berber village of Tagadert. Chez Max has been hand-made in the traditional Berber style, with a spacious contemporary feel.

The layout is fascinating, and offers a variety of seating areas nestled into nooks and crannies with small gardens and roof terraces where you can take in views of the village, surrounding olive groves, and in the evening watch the sun setting with the distant twinkling lights of Marrakech. The walled gardens are well maintained, and the swimming pool is perfect for a refreshing dip. Our favourite hang out was the cool central courtyard with a large olive tree complete with the light playful chirping of birds.

The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Saida's food was simply devine, and really gave us the feeling of being guests in a friend's home. We found the villagers to be very warm and friendly. One evening we took a stroll while inquisitive young children tagged along, watched over by smiling elders. Another day we explored the idyllic olive groves which was like stepping back into another time, and felt like a garden of eden. We bumped into a farmer, who very kindly invited our four year old to have a ride on his donkey.

Tagadert offers stunning views of the Atlas Mountains (on a clear day), where you can take breathtaking excursions or have a picnic by the nearby lake. We were all very sad to leave Chez Max and the village, and couldn't recommend this charming guest house more!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Douar Tagadert | km 24 Route d'Amizmiz, Marrakech 40.000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #824 of 1,125 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming Berber village guest house with 6 lovely bedrooms. Wonderful courtyards and walled gardens with pool and traditional hammam. Delicious Moroccan and European home cooking by Saida who has been with us for over 15 years. Staffed by locals who understand hospitality, kindness and service.This stunning earth village is like travelling back in time. Other than telegraph poles, you could be in Biblical times! Donkeys, olive groves, peaceful days, friendly locals.. Chez Max ... more   less 

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