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Tissardmine, Erfoud Morocco See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I had the pleasure of spending a month at Cafe Tissardmine, on a creative retreat. Karen and Yousef have created a truly special place, where you can find peace, tranquility and creative awakening, all in one. The accommodation is lovely. Rooms are well-appointed and so...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely location that is true but there were many problematic comments and situations from the English owner. I wish it had been different. The Berber people who work there are kind and generous but the owner cares only about over charging you for water and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Basic adobe structures and Berber tents in the vastness of the desert beside a tiny village with no other buildings in sight. Berber carpets, alcoves and courtyards, and a rooftop to view the sunrise, sunset, night sky. Nutritious, varied Moroccan food prepared daily. English spoken,...More

Thank MarylandGrammy
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I stayed with my group at Cafe Tissardmine in early March. Before arriving we were on a fairly regimented schedule, but once there our schedule sort of melted away and we entered organic time--days were defined by art, music, meals, and meanders into the desert....More

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Response from KarencafeT, Owner at Cafe TissardmineResponded 15 April 2017

thank you so much for your kind words. You embraced the magic of the place and got the best out of your time here. Your group was a delight to host! Safe Travels. Karen

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a heavenly oasis: a place to be calm and breathe in the beauty of the desert with gracious hosts. The accommodations are classic and very comfortable (and surprisingly modern), ranging between permanent tent structures to beautiful cob/adobe structures. Lovely lounge areas to have...More

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Situated in Morocco near Erg Chebbi, one of the largest sand dunes in the Sahara, Cafe Tissardmine is a unique guesthouse and artist retreat providing a creative oasis for artists and travellers amongst the ...More desert's beauty, grandeur and stillness and the culture of the indigenous Berber people.Tissardmine is a secluded, tranquil destination for anyone seeking an escape from the noise of the world. It has been created by Australian artist, Karen Hadfield, and local Berber Youssef Bouchedor. With the realisation of the desert's potential for creative inspiration and tranquility, Karen and Youssef bought an old ruined building in Tissardmine, and slowly breathed new life into it. Karen's artistic expertise is accompanied by Youssef's incredible knowledge of the desert.Accommodation is either in one of the four en-suite rooms built around an internal courtyard or for short stays we recommend the traditional berber tents also each with en-suite bathroom (not quite so traditional!). The main house has a quiet salon/library and a larger salon with a wood fire used for dining when the weather is not so favourable for dining al fresco. We have a large outdoor eating area and often cook on the fire.We also provide excursions and camping so however you want to spend your time in this neck of the woods, we can arrange everything.All prices will be quoted as an inclusive price once we know your plan...no surprises!Cafe Tissardmine is totally run on solar power so we ask you to leave your hair dryers at home! Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Erfoud
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Erfoud
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"You can stay in a room or a Berber tent. Both are great. I loved my tent."
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"All rooms are great: you can choose between sleeping in the guesthouse or in the camp."
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"There are four ensuite bedrooms in a guesthouse, but there are also five ensuite Berber tents you can sleep..."
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"The Berber tents are terrific (with fossil-encrusted marble sinks) but the Kasbah rooms are probably cooler..."
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