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Riad Baraka Reviews

12 derb Ben Yakoub Chefchaouen, 91000, Chefchaouen, Morocco

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94%

Rating
295 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 99%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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86%

Good things: -Very cosy -Very clean -Very beautiful -Very comfy beds -Very nice and welcoming staff. Bad things: -The boys dorm is on the terrace and the room is very small. It is too hot to stay during the day, so forget to have a nap and in the night because it is in the terrace it might be too noisy to have some rest because it is also to place for other guests to hang out. -Water in the shower is either cold or too hot.


100%

The cleanest and nicest hostel I've EVER stayed in. Great location in the Medina, fab terrace to lounge on in the day and hang out at night..... With a beer fridge! Spotlessly clean and with the most fantastically helpful staff. Go and enjoy!


83%

Nice staff, clean rooms, towels included, nice roof terrace, friendly atmosphere, good location for travels in the city


94%

I loved my stay here. The rooftop terrace is lovely!


100%

An absolutely flawless experience, thank you for everything Anne! Xxx

  • 19th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

A riad style hostel with arty touches and absolutely amazing views from the beautiful rooftop terrace, which was great for chilling on. The delicious breakfast wasn't included but the room was cheap so that's ok! Anne was very helpful and called someone immediately when we told her our toilet wasn't working, it was fixed straight away. A really convenient location in the medina too.


94%

We really enjoyed our stay at this hostel while passing through Chefchaouen, myself and another female in a private twin. It was beautiful, very clean, and Ann the owner is very helpful and friendly. Be aware that everything but the room costs extra-- breakfast, laundry, etc. come at a price. I would recommend staying here though, it's nice.


100%

I stayed in a 3 bed mixed dorm at the terrace and it was wonderful


89%

Very international hostal, run by an English/Irish lady, who's very helpful and social with her guests. Location is great, and everything is very clean. This hostal is perfect for groups of young people who want to meet likeminded peers, less recommendable for young couples who want to enjoy a quiet place together.


100%

Our time spent at Riad Baraka was nothing short of exceptional. Anne and her boys have done a marvelous job to create a hospital environment for all-photos really don't do it justice. Immaculately clean-towels refreshed daily, bathrooms scrubbed daily. Breakfast options are delicious, inexpensive and well worth it. The staff provided us with everything we needed to know-good restaurants, how to get around, the amount we should pay for goods, etc. Friendly. Calm. Clean. Good for Couples&Singles!

  • 8th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Thank you, Ann and Monsef!!!

  • 2nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

We had such a great time there! What I loved the most was the cleanliness of the place and how much Joe was eager to keep everything organized. Also the terrace is pretty cool! Best regards, Manoela, Pedro and Rafaela


100%

i had a woderfull stay at this hostel,, joe and his team are passionate and dedicated to this little diamond,, they work very hard and it shows,, spotless clean , comfortable and charming,, the roof garden has great views over the city and the staff are always on hand to give advice on whatever you want to do,, if you plan to do a trip to a local attraction,, the staff at the hostel will arrange it for you cheaply,, safe and hassle free,, joe organised ours and it was awesome well done,,


97%

Excellent stay and felt really welcome. I really felt that Joe and his wife were taking care of their quests.


97%

Great hostel in the middle of Chefchaouen. The best rooftop terrace in town, it's clean, the (British) staff are very friendly and full of advice. Lot's of backpackers from all around the world and probably the best place to stay in Chaouen!


100%

I can't say enough about Riad Baraka, Joe (the owner), and the staff. The place is comfortable, clean, ridiculously cheap, and the perfect blend of exotic and homey. The rooftop terrace is fantastic. Joe and his family are British ex-pats, so they know just how to guide you through everything from getting to the airport to buying souvenirs to finding a killer lunch (even during Ramadan!). It felt like staying at a friend's house, and I very much hope to be back soon.

  • 14th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Hands down best hostel we stayed in Morocco. Will be back soon. Joe and Trev are top guys be sure to ask of you need anything!


63%

The host there may has bias.


91%

This hostel would be great for groups of 2 or 3 people as they only have small rooms, but saying that we had a great time here (as a group of 5). The staff are English and provide beer at a reasonable 30 Dirhams a bottle, which is probably the only beer you'll get in Chefchaouen, unless you bring it with you. There are only 2 bathrooms.


100%

This is a very nice, clean adorable hostel with lovely owners who go out of their way to make you feel welcome and find your way around. They are full of great suggestions and tips of things to see and how to navigate through Morocco.


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