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Dar Charkia

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We are a six-bedroom, exquisite boutique oasis of tranquility managed hands-on by the owners and located in the safe vicinity of the Dar El Bacha royal palace. Rooms are stylishly individually decorated, 3 with working fire places and all with en-suite bathrooms. Superb eclectic cuisine combining Moroccan and international dishes. Comprehensive free concierge service and 24h front desk presence. Free wi-fi. Fantastic roof terrace with view on Atlas mountains.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Our room was lovely – beautifully and authentically decorated, very clean, rose petals upon arrival, cosy yet spacious, extremely comfortable bed and lovely amenities. The riad itself is, as I wrote in the title, a haven that serves as the perfect peaceful contrast to the
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The hotel is situated on a small alley. But Marrakech does small alleys very well. There is no feeling of danger. Samira is the Modira of the Hotel she, and her staff, do everything in their power to make one’s stay a happy and peaceful experience. Any questions - just ask.
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Response from lisaberlin, Owner at Dar Charkia
Responded 7 Dec. 2018
Thankyou so much for taking the time to post a review on Dar Charkia. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time in Marrakech and at Dar Charkia. We look forward to your return! Merry xmas and a happy new year to you and yours. Lisa Dar Charkia
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We've traveled pretty extensively in the last year and I can say Dar Charkia is one of the most wonderful and hospitable places I've ever been. We arrived late at night and Rashid was right there to meet our driver, who we had arranged through the riad. Rashid led us through the
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Response from lisaberlin, Owner at Dar Charkia
Responded 3 Dec. 2018
Thankyou so very much Jane for your wonderful review - we know our guests have busy lives so we are grateful you took the time to post a reivew. We are so very glad that you enjoyed your time in Marrakech and at Dar Charkia. We are a small outfit but we do try our best to put ourselves in the shoes of our guests who may be tourists for the first time to Marrakech and we try to make everything as simple as possible with the help of our specially annotated maps for our clients, information chat given by our wonderful Manageress Sami and back up in the rooms and so on. So we were delighted to hear that Dar Charkia offered you everything you needed to make your trip comfortable and accessible in the wonderful frenetic town that Marrakech is. Merry xmas to you and your party and wishing you a happy, healthy and peaceful 2019 and maybe our paths will cross again in the future. All the very best Lisa
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A friend and I recently spent 3 nights in this lovely Riad and would highly recommend it as many before have! Our hosts were very responsive both before and after our arrival answering our many questions! The accommodation is beautifully set around a wonderful courtyard which
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Response from lisaberlin, Owner at Dar Charkia
Responded 27 Nov. 2018
Thankyou for your review - we appreciate you taking the time to post one - we are glad you enjoyed your time at Dar Charkia and dinner in house. The bathroom area with sink is not visible from the bed area with a large built in cupboard baring any view into the bathroom and that is why there is no curtain across the doors to the shower room area - this would also hinder light in this area. Thankyou for your suggestion and we will however look into this option
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This was my first visit to Marrakech, alongside my Mum. Beforehand, we were sent lots of invaluable information from Lisa (one of the owners) to aid us for our time away and this got us both very excited. However excited we were we were also a little bit nervous, however we
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Sure they would as long as you do not hold a moroccan passport this is allowed. If you are unmarried and hold a moroccan passport then this is against the law to share a room
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Dar charkia have a fantastic specially annotated map that they produce for their clients and their manageress gives a full information chat that goes with the map on everything you can imagine . Official guides are the only guides who are legally allowed to operate and a half day orientation in the souks and around the medina is all you need and then you can do other things yourselves. Dar Charkia is brilliantly located in the medina - if you stay in the palmeraie you will be ripped off every time you have to get a taxi into the medina where it is all happening and it takes around 25 mins.
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Yes it does like a lot of places Morocco is more open and modern in its attitudes in comparison to other Muslim countries
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We are located in the good area of the palace of Dar El Bacha - nothing is cheap cheap anywhere anymore but there are places that are cheaper than others. Eating in the square is reasonable and on booking with us we send out our list of restaurants etc. All the best
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We Are Coming in car is there parking?
We are in the neighbourhood of the palace of Dar El Bacha. The best thing to do is to park in the 24 hour parking area by the Hotel Jardins de la Koutoubia. This is protected parking. When you come into Marrakech aim for the Jemma El Fna square and there is a one way system. You will see the square on your right and just after seeing the square you will see a crude 24 hour Parking sign at the end of a street where the Jardins de la Koutoubia hotel is located and at the end of Rue Fatima Zohra - we are at the other end of this street Rue Fatima Zohra - about a 6 minute walk away - alternatively you can try to park along the street of Fatima Zohra and walk towards Dar El Bacha. If you do this you will have to pay around 20 dirhams to a watchman.
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"The suite is spacious but all the rooms are beautiful."
"We had the downstairs room and it was fabulous."
"All rooms were quiet, air-conditioned and well equiped."
"All very nice depends on what your looking for"
"Just read the details in the email they send you when you book, It has all of the secrets."
USD 102 - USD 174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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