Three days was a good introduction to Marrakech, but we wouldn't have made the most of it without Michael's detailed advice on the first morning...he was generous with his time and experience. From the fantastic dinner at the riad on our arrival evening, through to the lunch there before departure, we found the quality of the cooking, presentation, and service to be unbeatable...and the same went for the breakfasts. The location of Dar Charkia, and its stunning interior spaces, suited us very well, with easy walking to all the places we expected to see, (including the outstanding Majorelle garden and museum). For a vista over the town and to the mountains beyond, the Kosybar roof terrace (south of the main square) fully lived up to its recommendation, as did the other cafes and restaurants we tried. And by the third day, we were even able to trawl the souks with confidence, and buy the things we liked (without the hassle of the first day). Those with an aversion to haggling might enjoy a visit to the Artesanale (fixed price) centre, another short walk from the riad. So by the end of the short trip, we knew that Dar Charkia had been the right choice, based on the long list of Tripadvisor's many happy reviewers. It more or less guarantees you a terrific holiday.
- Also Known As:
- Dar Charkia Hotel
- Dar Charkia Marrakech
- Dar Charkia Hotel Marrakech
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are a six-bedroom, exquisite boutique oasis of tranquility managed hands-on by the owners and located in the safe vicinity of the Dar El Bacha royal palace. Rooms are stylishly individually decorated, 3 with working fire places and all with en-suite bathrooms. Superb eclectic cuisine combining Moroccan and international dishes. Comprehensive free concierge service and 24h front desk presence. Free wi-fi. Fantastic roof terrace with view on Atlas mountains. ... more less