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Riad Kalaa

#2 of 39 Hotels in Rabat
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3-5 Rue Zebdi, Rabat 10000, Morocco
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Using traditional artwork and craftsmanship from all over Morocco -- Riad Kalaa did not fail to impress. From the soft hues of light emitted by its varied lamps, the oasis-like interior design of its central courtyard, the mystical bar area and stairway leading to its hammam / massage area... Riad Kalaa is definitely a sanctuary of peace and luxury for... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the place to be ok, but compared to places in Fez, not great. Was rated #2 in Rabat, maybe there are not better options? very friendly on checkin with tea, gave good maps, etc. Rooms clean but small. Some lack of privacy with just a curtain separating bathroom from sleeping area. Staff sometimes not in reception area and/or... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear msntrvlr, We thank you for taking the time to write a review on our trip advisor's page. We are sorry that the stay have not met your expectations. The curtain between the bathroom and bedroom is a decorative position. We will think of a nice and beautiful solution to bring more privacy in rooms. The pre-payment is only available... More 

Hinwil, Switzerland
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here two nights and had an overall good time. We had dinner at the Riad the first night and it was great. The Riad is well placed at the medina border, it is quite new and modern with a nice Moroccan touch. We had only one problem. As our departure was early in the morning we asked for... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Matt_Uznach, We thank you for taking the time to write a review further your stay at Riad Kalaa. We apologise again for the problem with the taxi and the breakfast. I have talked to the driver which arrive too late. We were happy to know you found another solution and be able to take your flight but this is... More 

Statesboro, Georgia
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362 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This riad is a mix of exotic with touches of hollywood - rooms decorated all in purple, bits of mural showing ants or odd faces along the walls. Each room is different and elegantly laid out (though sometimes quite small). The terrace is perfect for viewing sunrise or set and for enjoying a lovely pool (though it was very cold... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Ruhu61, We thank you for taking the time to write a comment further your stay at Riad Kalaa. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcoming you again very soon. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is by far the best place you can stay in Rabat for the money. It is owned by the nicest people in the world and they are very professional. It has the most bad@$$ rooftop with a pool and lounge. My fiancee and I stayed here on our honeymoon and would go back in a heartbeat.

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Mike T, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Riad Kalaa. On behalf of the team, I thank you for your nice words. It would be an honour to welcome you and your family again at Riad Kalaa in the near future. More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The Riad is amazingly beautiful. The owner did a great job renovating this historic place. The attention to details in craftsmanship is truly remarkable. Why not 5 stars? The service while was professional, it felt under staffed. We had to wait in uncertainty for everything. From checking in, waiting for dinner/breakfast to getting drinks by the bar. And the shower... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Wei H, We thank you for your nice review further your stay at Riad Kalaa. I have noted your remarks regarding the lack of service, we will improve that part. Having feedbacks from our guests allow us to always improve our service. We hope to see you again in the near future, More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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301 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

My husband and I spent the first 2 nights of our Morocco journey at the Riad Kalaa. From the parking lot it was a few minute walk through a rather narrow street to the Riad which is well situated in the Medina. Walking through the streets you have absolutely no idea what awaits you behind the high walls. When the... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear es7109, Thanks a lot for this nice review further your stay at Riad Kalaa. We are happy you enjoyed the atmosphere of the Riad Kalaa and our restaurant. We hope to welcoming you again very soon, More 

Sittard, The Netherlands
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117 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in Riad Kalaa. It is located in the medina, so you need to walk a few hundred meters through the narrow streets, which by the way are perfectly illuminated at night. When you press the doorbel, a large wooden door opens to give the access to this little gem. There is a large central courtyard,... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Jan-Tiny, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our tripadvisor's page. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Riad Kalaa and hope to welcoming you in the near future. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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249 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

The Riad is easy to find in the Medina and has a beautiful courtyard area. The walls seem a bit thinner than others we've stayed at as the street noise was quite pronounced. The rooms are 2-storey with the bedroom upstairs creating a bit more heat with the bathroom there also. Very clean and comfortable.

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear CraigH0901, Thank you for taking the time to write a review further your stay at Riad Kalaa. We are happy you enjoy it. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

My only regret about Riad Kalaa was the fact that my partner and I only stayed for one night - during my birthday holiday to Rabat. Arriving in the evening and being led into the beautiful courtyard restaurant area was for me a defining image of this enchanting hostelry - hidden behind those high Medina walls. The bedroom was simple... More 

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David A, Propriétaire at Riad Kalaa, responded to this review

Dear Poachedorfried, We thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review about your stay and also thank you for choosing Riad Kalaa for your birthday's trip. On behalf of the staff, we thank you for your nice words. It would be an honor to have you and your family for another stay in the future. More 

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