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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a shocking week in Morocco and had absolutely no desire to come back until my last stop in Chefchaouen. I arrived at the Riad Baraka and OMG! This is a little slice of heaven in a truely magical city. The hostel is amazing. From the friendly Welcoming Staff to the bloody nice clean hostel. I was shown around... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is by far my favourite place to stay in morocco. the hostel has been renovated to a high quality and the staff are super friendly. they also have double rooms for couples that are private. i would highly recommend staying here.

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Thank travelwithcarlo
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After the hustle and bustle that is Tangier, our time at Riad Baraka was like stepping into a new world. We have no complaints about our double room with bathroom. The breakfast options were all lovely and priced fair. The owner and her staff run a professional--albeit, laid-back operation--effectively keeping guests happy. They are eager to organize tours and answer... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Delightful indeed. Came here at 9pm..only to be greeted by young and trendy volunteers who help to run the place ..in a very jovial manner with zest and joie de vivre.. Absolutely clean and spanking place .small but trendy .has 6 rooms .it is cosy and we'll kept ..near the main entrance to the medina...it is a stones throw from... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Done my share of traveling and this place is in top 3. It has everything to do with the staff and the set up. It's a small hostel with 2 communal areas and u make friends everyone. It makes sense the owner Anne knows what she is doing as she chooses the best staff to run the show. They are... More 

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Thank Marrillo J
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Chefchaouen is one of the most beautiful places I've been and Riad Baraka is a great place to enjoy it from. We were warmly welcomed by Joseph and owner Anne, who both had lots of info to offer, they helped us plan a day trip to Akchour and our travel onward to Fes. All the staff of the riad were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Normally my girlfriend and I book the first night in a hostel when we arrive to a new city/town. This had been the case at Baraka. As soon as we entered there was a warm family feeling in the lounge area on the first floor. It made us feel very comfortable, and welcome. We immediately booked another night. Long story... More 

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Thank SupaSel
Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at Baraka. The facilities and the rooms plus bathrooms are super clean and probably one of the most comfortable we have had on our month long trip in Morocco! The showers are also very clean and very private. The breakfast is inexpensive and is delicious and a little different than the typical breakfast you might find... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Coming into Chefchaouen, my two friends and I didn't have a place to stay. We walked into the Baraka and got the last 3 available beds! The staff was super friendly. Over the next three nights, we made friends with all sorts of travelers from around Chaouen (as the Baraka terrace became the most popular spot come nightfall) and got... More 

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time time to leave such a great review we do our best to provide more than a room happy travels ! More 

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Overall I had a really great stay here. My private en suite was very good value - the bed was really comfy and it was very well decorated and clean. I liked the breakfast and thought it was good value. I actually really liked that it's an optional extra too, as it means you are free to have your breakfast... More 

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joechaouen, Owner at Riad Baraka, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we are sorry your padlock was broken but to be fair it worked when we gave it to you not that it was your fault these things happen and we apreciated your understanding at the time . As for the signs they are what help keep the Baraka the Clean, Calm, Social place it is... More 

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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: $29 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“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
“Stay away from this hellhole”
 of 5 bubbles messymessy, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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