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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

We loved this place!! The views, atmosphere, staff, cleanliness, rooms, food - everything was amazing. This is a have-to-stay destination in Marrakech. also male sure that you book - a lot of travellers had tp find other accommodation as Anne was fully booked, and understandably so. The only negative was that Anne had a full-on confrontation with one of her...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and appreciating my mums hospitality but she has high standards and best wishes for the place genuinely sorry you saw a Staff argument Mohamed(8 years) Hananan 2.5 yrs) and Monsif (3yrs) were family and a team and yes we have fallen out in the past but as you can see the vast Majority of reviews say...

Desford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2014

one would not of thought of finding a little bit of great Britain in a muslim country .. great views from the roof top ,a proper place to sit and drink a cold one.. breakfast is a good size for the price, a real treat seeing your in a back packers hostel, more like a small hotel .... so all...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thanks great review and for recognising my mum and the rest of the teams effort in providing more than just a room! Cheers mate.

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Great place, was a little difficult to find at first, but we had a great stay and wish we could have stayed longer. Rooms were clean, bathrooms clean, lovely rooftop terrace with loads of space to hang out. Breakfast was really good and cheap as well. Great wifi! All the staff was great, we had a great time with Anne,...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words and complementing my mum she gets up every day to make yours more enjoyable! Thanks !

Washington D.C Metro Area
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Not only the rooms are extremely clean but also the people there are fantastic!!The wifi, and the map drawn on the wall made everything so easy! Plus Chaouen is such a lovely blue town! I even met an American couple who stayed there a couple of years ago and now revisited the riad again!! I love the sweet butter bread...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thank you my idea of the perfect review . Cheers mate!

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Best hostel in all of Morocco! If you go, make sure to bring some chewing tobacco for Anne ;) The roof terrace and decks give you incredible views of the mountains, and Anne is honestly the best person in the world. She will protect you from the hagglers and give advice for all the things to do in the city!

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed the Baraka and thanks for complementing my Mum treat my mum with manners and she will move mountains literally ! Cheers Joe

Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Riad Baraka is a family run hostel..Main lady Anne,was wonderful! The hostel it self was clean, comfortable and very homely. The breakfast was delicious and fresh!! Anne was very helpful and gave us great advice and tips on taxi hopping, bartering and everything else to do with morocco! Mohammad and Monsif where also fantastic :) beautiful hostel, would definitely recommend...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thanks for recognising the Baraka team especially my mum as Anne goes out of her way to give you honest current information not the kind of flowery prose one would find in a book. We try our best on providing a great experience Cheers Ladies

Reviewed 18 September 2014

I stayed at Riad Baraka in September for 1 night, the owner appeared nice and helpful at the beginning, but I found that her yelling at her staff was quite unprofessional and made us feel uncomfortable, you could hear her yelling from the rooms! The Riad is very nice and has a great terrace which has a nice view but...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

We regularly fumigate and Clean the Baraka if you read a few reviews the main theme will be how clean and organisised the Team is and to be fair if there was a problem you should have told us, my mum is the nicest lady read the above! We are a little family at the Baraka and I'm sorry if...

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

firstly, we love anne and we love riad baraka and it would be our first place to get back too if we were ever in chefchaouen again (we hear there may be a new hostel opening elsewhere in the world so we will be there on night one ;-) ). The location is perfect, and the riad is immaculate. We...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thank you for recognising all the things we try to do for our guests we try to offer tMore than a room ! And thanks for loving my mum Ask and Anne will tell you thank you so much for taking the time to give such a detailed review your exactly opened the place for well mannered lovely people interested...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

One of the best hostels I've stayed at. Really cheap and really beautiful right in the heart of the medina in Chefchaoen. The owner Anne is not one to cross but she's incredibly helpful for her guests. The rooftop terrace is also an incredible spot to hang out and take in the beauty of the town

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

We try to ofer a more boutique expierence for hostel money. Your right my my will do or arrange or find out info , prices ect but Anne will expect some manners in return , thanks and I'm so glad you enjoyed the Baraka so much. Cheers joe

Victoria, Texas
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Our stay at Riad Baraka was perfect. Great location in the medina - 5 minutes to a ATM, 10 minutes to the Plaza, within 10 minutes of the best restaurants, and surrounded by markets and vendors. The riad is exceptionally clean, contains numerous restrooms and fast wi-fi, provides fresh towels daily, offers delicious breakfast options (go with the parfait, you'll...

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review I'm thrilled you enjoyed it so much and took time to explore Chaouens souroundings we are in a beutifull place! The team of the Baraka pride ourselves on offering more than just a room thank you so much for recognising that. Thanks a million joe

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar el Baraka sits just 70 meters from the Medina's main gate, centrally located to explore Chaouen’s ancient Medina. Dar el Baraka is an original six hundred year old riad converted into a comfortable guest house with six rooms, four bathrooms, various common areas and a stunning blue terrace. There are many corners in the riad to curl up in to watch satellite TV, read, talk, or simply daydream. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Baraka

Address: 12 Derb | Ben Yakoub, Chefchaouen 91000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Tangier-Tetouan Region > Chefchaouen
Price Range: RM48 - RM95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Avoid the main floor if possible, you can't sleep in past 8am because breakfast is served right outside the dorm room's doors!”
 of 5 bubbles KirstenRoche, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 1 is an 8-bed dorm right off the lounge area. I didn't stay in this room, however, I imagine it would be a little noisy at times”
  • 4 bed dorm
 of 5 bubbles Tily_Travels, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“for couples the nice twobedrooms are very comfortable and romantic, the dorm has lockers, really good beds and nice blancets!”
 of 5 bubbles rh659, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“just be nice, and not loud”
 of 5 bubbles 162kevinh, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“In the dorms, top bunks don't have rails so take the bottom if you're a roller :)”
 of 5 bubbles 564jeremyd, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
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