We arrived at Dar Tchaikana in the middle of the night after weeks of traveling and as soon as we walked in we knew that we came to the right place. The moment we stepped into the Riad there was a instant sense of calmness. We stayed in the Yuba room and were not disappointed! The room was immaculate. The owner Barbara has exceptional style which is seen throughout the riad (the pictures don't lie).
Beyond the room we enjoyed the daily breakfast which included delicious homemade chocolate cake, traditional pancakes, jams and freshly squeezed orange juice. We also had dinner at the Riad several nights and all I can say is - delicious! We ate outside the riad but hands down nothing compared to the home cooked meals prepared by the wonderful staff of Tchaikana. That coupled with the beautiful surroundings of the riad made each meal memorable.
But what really set Tchaikana apart was the attention and service provided by Barbara and her staff. From day one Barbara met with us to help plan out our trip/activities. She even walked us into the Souk on our first day to make sure we knew the way. She also met with us each morning to help make reservations for that day or just to ensure that we were finding things alright. Her recommendations were flawless - everything from lunch to hammamas to museums to day trips - everything was spot on and well organized. She was even so kind as to give us a recommendation of a restaurant in Toulouse France which was our next stop and was even willing to call and make the reservation. Even that meal was outstanding!
We can't say enough about Dar Tchaikana, it was the perfect place to come back to after a hectic day in the Souks or just exploring Marrakech. The staff was extremely helpful and kind and Barbara was a fantastic host. We can wait to go back and will be dreaming of our return until then.
- Also Known As:
- Dar Tchaikana Hotel
- Dar Tchaikana Hotel Marrakech