i have just returned from my second amazing trip to Marrakech staying at the Riad Dar Fakir, from the moment I made contact to book to the moment we left I found the service faultless!
We arrived at lunchtime after an early start from Gatwick Airport, after being shown to our rooms which were all exceptional and a welcome drink we were served lunch on the roof terrace where indeed we remained enjoying the sunshine and the local vin gris. Dinner was arranged for us in the Riad absolutely superb cuisine. Service here is obviously of great importance and the staff never faltered. Kirsten will make any reservations for you, local guides, restaurants, balloon rides etc. This is a great place to go as a couple small group or like us take over the whole place it felt like a private house party. We have vowed to return every year for that bit of winter sun and amazing hospitality. Well done to all the staff keep doing what you are doing as it is perfection
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dar Fakir is a Riad de Charme located just 3 mins walk from Djema el Fnaa square. It reopened at the beginning of 2011 to visitors after a complete refurbishment. We differ from other riads in the sence that we offer an extensive service over other riads including not only the normal cooking courses but yoga, artisanal workshops and a very intimate service bordering onto concierge at very affordable rates. We provide extras such as meet and greet throughout your stay if required by our security guard during the evenings and at night. Mobile phones are provided to guests on request and are free of charge during their stay. We spend a lot of time with the guests making them feel welcome in the riad but also at home in the hectic maze of the Marrakech Medina. In total 5 languages are spoken in the riad - English, German, Swedish, French and the local Arabic, Darija. The rooms all have individually embroided bed linen made from Egyptian Cotton. The toiletries provided by Sence de Marrakech are Shower gel, Body lotion, shampoo and hand soap. For the Suite we can provide black soap and a gommage flannel.All rooms and Suites are decorated in elegant beige tadelakt on the walls as well as in the bathrooms. The floors have terracotta zellige. Rooms and Suites are furnished with traditional dark wood furniture in traditional berber style. The suites in addition have beautiful leather clad writing desks that tastefully match the decor. You will experience the ambience of arabian night in the evening when the handcrafted lamps and lanterns cast magical shadows on the walls. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Dar Fakir Marrakech