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“Stunning place to stay on the edge of the Sahara”
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Riad Nezha
Ranked #3 of 22 Hotels in Merzouga
Certificate of Excellence
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Stunning place to stay on the edge of the Sahara”
Reviewed 10 January 2014

What a stunning place to stay right on the edge of the Sahara! We arrived at night here and were warmly and enthusiastically welcomed. Our hosts especially made our two sons, ages 15 and 13, feel welcome, while learning some basic Arabic and multilingual greetings in English and Arabic. The building complex here is beautiful with perfect views from the rooftop terrace of the surrounding area, including the first sights of the Sahara desert.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Gibraltar
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

We arrived to this stunning Riad in the cover of darkness. Greeted warmly by the team of Riad Nezha led by Brahim the owner. All details personally attended promptly and effortlessly. With a couple of hours left to greet the new year all was made special and welcoming for us. We had a truly special new years eve gala dinner followed by dancing. Excellent food choices, the staff made an excellent effort to make this night memorable for all present at the Riad so far away from our homeland.All facilities are very good and a splendid location for use as a base to explore the desert which is at the foot of this Riad. The view from our room was stunning, an oasis of palm trees with the Sahara sands just behind.Brahim and Mohamed speak many languages fluently, this made our time there very easy and interesting.
We highly recommend the stay in this Riad and all it has to offer for those interested in visiting Merzouga and exploring the desert.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

We spent one night in the riad--all the staff made us feel so welcome and the food was great. The rooms were well appointed and comfortable. The excursion during the day was truly wonderful with the musical performance, the 4x4 ride, seeing the fossils, a mine, then ending with our ride out into the dunes on camels to watch the sun set and stay over in the camp, watching the sun rise in the morning. Akmed (or Ahmed?) was really great, serving a wonderful meal, and making us feel at home at the fire, playing drums, singing, etc. Great experience--once in a lifetime!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

First, I have to quote this: "In Merzouga, the impressive, fortress-style, sand-colored Riad Nezha has great views of the giant sand dunes from some of its rooms and, best of all from the terrace." I would add to it the spectacular show the stars can give at night from the terrace. We stayed for two nights in the hotel: one in the hotel itself, and the second in the desert. The staff was extremely helpful and the hospitality was amazing. Breakfast was very good, as the tee served at any time. They also allowed us to shower there after the camel trek/night in desert, plus a last morning meal.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

During my recent trip to Morocco I spent two nights at riad Nezha. As soon as we arrived, delicious Moroccan mint tea and peanuts were served to greet me and my friend. Dinner was superb as we had the best salad and Tajine ever.The hospitality of the staff made us feel so much at home and the free wifi made it such an enjoyable stay too! The room we got was peaceful as we could have a great view of the desert. In the morning we watched sunrise from the roof top terrace and in the afternoon we had sunset camel trek into the desert arranged by the staff. It was a truly amazing experience! Everything about this place was excellent and I highly recommend riad Nezha to anyone taking a trip to the Sahara desert.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

In Merzouga, the impressive, fortress-style, sand-colored Riad Nezha has great views of the giant sand dunes from some of its rooms and, best of all from the terrace. The riad does not have adequate heating for the winter: our airconditioner struggled to get the room up to 18C. Meals were served in the basement where it was marginally warmer. Dinners and breakfasts were acceptable rather than good. Staff were obliging and helpful.

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

Our guide booked this for us and we were so surprised how nice it was! Warm welcome with tea. Friendly staff! Rooms were clean, food was delicious, and the views were great. They also allowed us to shower there after the camel trek/night in desert.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Riad Nezha
Address: Erg chebbi dune, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Merzouga
#3 Family Hotel in Merzouga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Merzouga!!Book your stay at the amazing ***Riad Nezha*** is an absorbed heaven in the green of the palms of the Village of Merzouga. A fantastic location, panorama and an environment where relaxation and rest are guaranteed!!!at Riad Nezha we do offer all different excursion around Merzouga!!! ... more   less 
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