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“Unforgotable stay at "The Repose"” 5 of 5 stars
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The Repose
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17 Zankat Talaa | Ras Chejra, Rabat-Salé, Sale 11000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Sale
Arles, France
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“Unforgotable stay at "The Repose"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Jan and her crew run a wonderful place and take care of their gests. Rooms are great and very comfortable. The vegetarian cooking is delicious. We enjoy each moment of our stay at "The Repose" and we'll never forget how we were welcomed all along our stay. A marvellous place in which we'll come again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Excellent personal service, good food, great rooms a real taste or Morocco. Jan and familiy are fantastic hosts. I would recommend staying to anyone.

However if you want a typical hotel with a tv in the room pool etc etc then this is not for you, but you will be missing out!

Room Tip: all rooms are excellent.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

What an excellent place to relax after a long trip. We were welcomed most graciously with smiles, tea and cookies and later had a most delicious vegetarian dinner. Our room was beautiful, comfortable and harmonious. We enjoy every minute there.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Providence, RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

As others so many others have said, Jan runs a great Riad. Morocco in general, especially the medinas can be a bit intimidating to the uninitiated. But Jan is there to help with arrangements advice, and pretty much taking care of guests and everything they may want. The Arabian Room, where we stayed was well appointed, well designed, and quite large.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank garyLS
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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Wonderful welcome by Jan when we stepped into the Riad after a long day of travel. Tea and snacks were offered as we sat in her "groovy" lounge area.

Each room is wonderfully designed with comfort in mind. Interesting paint colors and textures, pretty bedding to match and each room with it's own exotic feel (although all of Morocco is pretty exotic!).

Meals were wonderfully prepared. Jan only cooks vegetarian; however, in Morocco this is a plus. Plenty of fresh vegetables, couscous, etc.

Jan is a delightful host and certainly makes you feel welcome in her home.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Providence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

This riad in Sale was a delight in every way. Luxurious accommodations in an old restored private home, the rooms are large and visually stunning. Meals are Moroccan-vegetarian, large and delicious with many varied dishes. Most wonderful of all is Jan, the innkeeper, a personable British, now-Morrocan woman who arranges for your every need, from procuring train tickets, to arranging day tours.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This is a wonderful place to stay. I have travelled a lot, in many different countries, and this is absolutely one of the most beautiful places I have ever ended up.

Service: excellent
Jan, the owner, was entirely helpful from the moment I booked my stay, emailing with train info and organising a taxi to get me from the station to the front door. She also found out bus times for leaving the next day and organised another taxi for me. The girls who work here and serve meals are just lovely, and the service they provide is faultless.

Rooms: stunning
Inside the riad is a gorgeous little sitting room where meals are taken, with a room downstairs and then some upstairs with little balconies looking down into the sitting room. The rooms are just stunning I want my house to look exactly like this. All of the rooms are gorgeous (Jan showed me through as the other guests hadn't yet arrived). I stayed in the chefchaouen suite, which i could not fault. Shampoo, conditioner and soap are provided in cute little jars, and the rooms have heating. the bed was very comfortable. The rooftop terrace is also lovely, a good place to relax.

Food: delicious
The only negative against the place is that if I stayed any longer I would end up enormous. On arrival I was presented with a plate of delicious treats. The five course dinner was just delicious, and the service provided by the girls who work there was faultless. Breakfast was equally perfect. Most welcome after my previous breakfasts of stale bread and a quarter of an egg in egypt.

I almost want to extend my trip in Sale just to stay here. I would highly recommend it to anyone travelling through the area.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Address: 17 Zankat Talaa | Ras Chejra, Rabat-Salé, Sale 11000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Sale
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Sale
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Repose 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Repose, is an oasis of calm in the heart of Sale's traditional medina, Rabat. Lovingly restored by the owners, Rachid and Jan, this luxury riad has been renovated and decorated using traditional materials and craftsmanship to give a haven of peace and tranquility. The whole riad oozes Moroccan charm and each of the 4 suites has its own unique identity. The salon is ideal for dining in the cooler months, reading a book or playing games. The courtyard is great for sipping tea, listening to the splashes of the fountain, while the terrace is fabulous for breakfast, sunbathing or siestas in the shade. With Rachid and Jan on-site, the hospitality and customer service are second-to-none and the combination of their local knowledge and awareness of international expectations ensures a warm and comfortable stay. ... more   less 
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