This is probably also the nicest place I've ever stayed anywhere!
Well signposted so it's easy to find in the medina.
We were welcomed with a big smile, almond cakes and mint tea from the manager and chef.
The riad itself is beautiful, incredibly ornate original paintwork and stucco, luxurious cushioned seating areas to sit and not one but THREE amazing rooftop terraces. We spent both nights up there reading, lazing in the big beds, watching the sun set and listening to the call to prayer.
The manager couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming - a super nice man, and not overbearing at all - he knew when to leave us in peace :) he also spent a while helping us plan our journey to essaouira.
Our room was great - clean and well appointed, with the biggest comfiest bed and a decent shower.
On our second night there ( we were only booked for one night but stayed an extra night!) we ordered dinner on the rooftop - 15€ for salad, soup, bread, tagine and desert. I'm not exaggerating when I say it was the best chicken I've ever had!!! A really incredible meal, brought to us by the ever-smiling chef.
This is a really special place, not long opened but you can tell that there is a lot of care and attention taken over every detail, and they seemed genuinely happy to have us there. Meknes itself we enjoyed a lot, due to its old and laid back feel, but to be honest we were happy to spend most of our time in the guesthouse!
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