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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed January 27, 2014

Chez Habitants is the best option if you want to know something more than the dunes etc... If you want to get in contact with the people, if you want to know something different about the life there, chat with the habitants and get knowledge of their culture, history and lives, Chez Habitants is the place. Ahmed and his family...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 13, 2014

I have read about Ahmed on the internet and decided to book our desert camel trekking with him because I had the impression it could be a more intimate and true experience than the one offered by many other major companies linked to the hotels in Merzouga. The choice couldn’t be better! The desert was one of our top experiences...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed January 13, 2014

By staying in Chez les Habitants, you are experiencing a true berber experiences. I had a nice time in the guest house. I was going to Merzouga by Supratours bus and Ahmed picked me up from the bus station. If you'd like to do a camel trekking, you can also ask him to organize it for you. The food is...

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3Thank melbing
London, Canada
Reviewed December 18, 2013

I was there and i'm very lucky!!! thank you Ahmed! Chez l'habitant du Merzouga Means to be with berber family! Camel trekking was amazing experience,you should do that, So nice our stay there chokran!

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed November 2, 2013

Two years ago i met ahmed on my trip to Merzouga, he was the best guide in the desert i could imagine. Warm contact, very respectful, openminded person. He made his dream where he told me about under a million stars come true. With my girlfriend i visited him again to plan a second trip in desert. By mail and...

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3Thank tinywoman
Utrecht
Reviewed October 29, 2013

I visited Merzouga multiple times and every time I went into the desert with Ahmed Amraoui as my guide. Having a camel of hiking excursion into the Moroccan desert with him is a once in a life time experience. Ahmed tells passionated about the environment and the history of the nomads of the region and is full of knowledge. He...

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2Thank Nadine K
Averbode, Belgium
Reviewed October 29, 2013

we had a great time with Ahmed and his family! the guesthouse is a nice, quiet place in a small village close to the dunes. food was excellent. eating all together with the family was so nice. we also enjoyed the nights in the desert in a berbertent under a beautiful sky with all those stars! Ahmed is a very...

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2Thank Griet V
espania
Reviewed September 2, 2013

I was with my boyfriend at Chez les habitants for two nights ,first in the house segund in desert by camel,the house looks so clean the food so tasty,Ahmed so nice guide ,desert by camel it was great experience for us thank you again Ahmed's family !!

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed August 9, 2013

One week in Morocco with my wife one night at Chez les habitants ,Ahmed good and nice hosts ever! the dinner very tasty,room was clean,shower was so warm,conection wifi works so good,dinner under the stars in berber tent with family of ahmed all of our stay at Chez les habitants is very lovely realy!thank you very much !!!

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Casablanca, Morocco
Reviewed August 8, 2013

i was there in Chez les habitants with my family from Casablanca, and we have very good time, Ahmed's family was so cute and the food is very delicious, the night in the desert was one experencia very good, Thank you our second family in desert , You have to going to this place 100% ,

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Welcome to Chez les Habitants ! I'm Ahmed Amraoui welcome you to our family home in Erg chebbi desert. We are a Berber family, born and raised in the desert of Southeastern Morocco. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest and show you the life of the region of Merzouga and the Erg Chebbi dunes, which are beginning of the Sahara desert. Staying with us means experiencing the true life of the people here. The guest house is located after 4 km out Merzouga centre in a small village called Tiharien . Our accommodation is comfortable without losing the feeling of being in a family's home. We offer 4 rooms can accommodate 10 persons, somes have private toilet and shower,somes have shared ,Equipped with Berber tent to relax, a terrasse,with a small garden, you can get a tattoo henna typical. For Free : Free Wi -Fi , free private parking for your car ! We speak Berber,Arabic,English,Spanish,French,A bit of Portuguese and Italian. To experience more, you can combine nights in the guest house with a trips into the Erg chebbi dunes. ... more   less 

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Address: 63 Tiharien 4km Road Taouz boite | Ahmed amraoui Erg chebbi, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: $20 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Best to tell ahead what your needs are.....this place is not large but is quite popular so check in advance.”
  • the courtyard and where we dined
 of 5 bubbles RoZeeGee, Apr 21, 2015 | Read review
“This is not the place to care about wi-fi, believe me! Forget about wifi and enjoy the desert!”
  • desert
 of 5 bubbles 261anitaz, Mar 8, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are amazing and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Samah612, Sep 4, 2014 | Read review
“Ahmed's family home is a authentic Berber house that was clean, comfortable and cool during the heat of the day. Perfect place to stay in Merzouga.”
 of 5 bubbles LPDave2014, May 18, 2014 | Read review
“Todas son buenas”
 of 5 bubbles 681anam, Jan 27, 2014 | Read review
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