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“Great location” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Chergui
53-54 Derb El Halfaoui | Médina, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #59 of 1,080 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We stayed here for 5 nights in the smallest (cheapest) room. We had a fantastic stay. The riad is in a great location for first timers, being out of the central souques it is much easier to navigate to and the immediate surroundings are quiet. Breakfasts were fantastic although we weren't made aware that we cold order extras such as eggs until our final day. We ate here one night and the food was great value and very tasty. Air Con in the room was a god send and the pool was a lovely addition.

Room Tip: The small room was great value for money.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We only stayed for 2 nights here but it is a beautiful Riad with warm hospitality. The management and staff are exceptional and the building itself has everything you could possibly want. The evening meals are excellent (the fish tagine was a particular highlight) and it's very well situation. Will definitely return.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The Riad Chergui is a fantastic place to stay. It is beautifully appointed in a traditional style, around a swimming pool. It has a roof terrace (with plenty of shaded areas), amazing breakfasts which you eat by the pool, and is very well situated - a10 minute walk from Jemaa el Fna, so you are right in the centre of things.
We were there for 2 weeks, and loved every minute of it. The most important thing about this place is the welcome from Ilham and Emmanuelle and their staff - warm, friendly, nothing was too much trouble, even though it was Ramadan when we were there and they were all fasting! We felt as though we were guests in someone's home.
We'd go back there like a shot, and would recommend it to anyone. If you're going to Marrakech, look no further - this is the place for you!

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  • Stayed August 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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

A lovely oasis of calm in the middle of mad Marrakech. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, Marrakech can be a bit full on so having somewhere like this to come back to each night was lovely. As soon as you open the front door to the Riad you experience a cooling calmness as the inner courtyard area is shaded and peaceful. There is a great little pool in the middle which is ideal after a long day in the medina! The rooms are immaculate, nice and airy and clean. What really makes the Riad special however is the staff, so friendly, willing to help with any detail of your trip, related to the hotel or otherwise. They gave advice and what to do/not do etc, where to eat, how to get about and pricing, really helpful. They were so flexible about everything too, offering us a late breakfast when we had not made it up in time, late checkout, meals of our choice, it really made a difference.

Now my missus has finished waffling on....... The place is fantastic .. Great roof terrace for napping on, great food and a smashing little pool to have a nice cool dip in. cannot speak highly enough about this place and the staff/owners. Stay and have a great time.... oh and the owner emmanuelle is so funny...ha ha cracks me up thinking about it !!!

Room Tip: Go for the one in the courtyard....lovely
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We have just returned from a week in Morocco, having spent our first 2 nights at Riad Chergui. We had a wonderful and relaxing stay in this beautiful Riad. Throughout the booking process they were incredibly helpful - arranging a transfer from the airport as well as cooking for us on our first night (which was delicious and very good value). We received a wonderful welcome from Emmanuelle who had also kindly upgraded us to a larger room. With the heat in Marrakech hitting 50degrees the swimming pool was very welcome as were the cold drinks that were available throughout the day. The room was well equipped (with air con - an absolute necessity for this time of year) and spotlessly clean. The Riad is well placed to visit the sites of Marrakech and easy to find, both during the day and at night.

We will definitely be returning in the near future and would not hesitate to recommend this Riad to friends and family.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Leuven, Belgium
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Charming hotel, a real oasis of peace in the quite hectic medina. Friendly and helpful owner.Nicely decoarted all around the place. Cosy little corners to rest or read. You have the feeling there as if you were home.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This B&B is a beautiful gem in the heart of Marrakech. We loved our stay and highly recommend. There is a beautiful pool and garden areas, as well as a little indoor library to hang out in during the evenings. our room was a little small, but it was clean and well worth the price.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 53-54 Derb El Halfaoui | Médina, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #59 of 1,080 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At only ten minutes walk from the famous square discover the riad chergui an oasis of tranquility in the midst of the bustling marrakesh medina. Riad chergui with its 9 luxurious rooms offer the benefits of a hotel with the personalized friendly and individual family service. After visiting the sites and haggling in the souks come relax and cool off beside the pool under the shade of the palm trees or enjoy an invigarating massage. ... more   less 
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