I stayed here in March 2013 with my husband and our two friends. The Riad is beautiful and the staff very courteous and helpful. Oliver made us laugh and was always there if we needed him. We stayed in the Ghalia room which is small but adequate although the shower room is tiny and the shower sprayed everywhere (only the suites have a bath). There is a large window into the Riad, above the door, which let in a lot of light early in the morning. The lighting is very dim in the rooms and no good to read by or if you want to use the mirror. There is no plunge pool. It is more like a large decorative pool. Breakfast was very good and plentiful and available till 12 noon. Location is brilliant being easy to find and only 5 minutes from the main square (Jemaa-el-Fna) There is no bar as such but drinks are available on request. The A/C in the room cannot be controlled within the room. For dinner, go to Le Grand Cafe de la Poste, then try the cocktails on the top floor or for lunch, go to Kosybar just off Jemaa-el-Fna square.
- 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