I stayed alone (solo women 25) in this hotel 10 days in the end of November/start of december 2010 for getting some rest & spa treatment. I arrived at night to a Marakesh airport, but hotel arranged for me 4x4 jeep - taxi with a private driver & air-conditioning. Taxi driver was extremely friendly & polite, he waited for me patiently even 2,5h at airport (my plane was delayed & then i was stranded in a passport desk). Night drive was safe & he delivered me right to the reception desk in a hotel.
Room, as the other hotel facilities, was in a style, what mixes a comfort with an authentic Morrocan style - wooden ceilings, wooden panels with incrustations on bed, door & window panels, plasma tv, stone bath, modern all other things in wc - a wonderful mix of comfort with a local traditional style. modern things were not annoying, everything kind of blended into the renovated building & environment - ocean just some 20 m of the window, no cars near by at all - so, quite & peaceful. Gives a taste of culture knowing trip, not taste of standard tourism trip.
On breakfast you can get freshly baked pancakes with local jams & fresh orange juice- as much as You want while sitting on rooftop & looking into ocean waves. Lunch & dinner are served in restaurant - everything was fresh indeed! If You want to try out anything outside of hotel - not a problem, just right next to any corner, there are local restaurants & dozens of take&go places to taste anything fresh & spicy! what a smell on a streets - impossible not to feel hungry all the time! the same is with spa places - just pick-out the one You want to try & go by foot from a hotel to the destination within few minutes without loosing a feeling & real location, that you are in Medina (old town).
Not all stuff knew english language, but it never made any problems for me to get what i need, when my room was flooded by sever storm one day, i immediately got a key from another room, & was able to keep the previous one too, as i liked that one better & asap it was cleaned-up i returned to it. If You knew french - You will feel very comfortable, if no, then with english & a smile on face, You will get anything what you need anyway, as everybody is really trying to make You feel like at home or like really wanted guest there.
fantastic place for escaping away from modern everyday life (but by getting all modern comfort), experiencing a feeling not like a tourist, but getting know the local culture & taste/smell it in all ways! perfect for couples i believe! but since i was alone, it was perfect for meditation & being with myself, no annoying people around, if You do not want to be disturbed & be alone, they will accept it.
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