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Riad Baraka Reviews

12 derb Ben Yakoub Chefchaouen, 91000, Chefchaouen, Morocco

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92%

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341 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 98%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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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.


100%

Beautifully restored house in the medina area of Chefchouen. Joe and his brother provide excellent service and are very knowledgeable about the area. They can recommend restaurants and areas to see. The rooms are clean. The price is very reasonable for the quality of the accommodations. Hope to see them open a place in Cambodia.


100%

Traveling solo, I had a great stay at the Riad. The place was immaculate and the owner Joe was as classy as they come; friendly, helpful and great to chat with. I couldn't recommend this place enough.

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


89%

Really good hostel


91%

My girlfriend and I stayed here for one night whilst travelling in Morocco. We payed to stay in the 5 bed mixed dorm but were put into a double room, which meant the stay was great value for money. The facilities were excellent and the roof terrace was pretty special! The hostel is located just inside the medina which meant it was fairly easy to find, and well positioned for shopping/eating out. Joe was welcoming, but his British humour might not be for everyone.

  • 19th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

my stay at dar baraka was perfect! joe was great - very friendly, welcoming, and helpful! there was a problem with my booking and he fixed the problem right away. the place was absolutely SPOTLESS. I have never stayed in such an immaculate hostel, especially the bathroom. lovely place to stay in chefchaouen - DEFINITELY recommend to stay if you're visiting!!!

  • 14th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Awesome hostel. The owner is very friendly and will change the hostel even to the better in the future (opening a cafe e.g). The rooftop terrace has the ultimate view of the city centre and it's great to chill out in the evening.

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Thanks for that mate really glad you enjoyed the Baraka!

91%

Great rias. Joe and his brother are warm and welcoming hosts and very informative about the few quirks of the place (such as getting the temp in the shower just right). The rooms are thoughtfully painted and decorated and the roof terrace is amazing, could hang out there for days! I also have to say they keep the place very very clean. As with many place little hard to find at first but after that very easy to navigate, about 5-10m walk to the plaza.


94%

We stayed in a super cute and wonderful room at riad Baraka. This place is excellently located andit is great. Not much of a hostel vibe, but the amazing terrasse makes up for it. Joe is a character, but I enjoyed his British charm. I would recommend this place to anyone!


100%

Fantastic terrace and excellent proximity to the medina! Joe was extremely helpful in planning day trips and encouraged a friendly atmosphere amongst all guests.

  • 31st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you We appreciate the recognition !

89%

The facilities and the location of the hostel was great - it was also very clean with a really nice rooftop patio. Joe was very nice to us and we had no problems with him however if you don't catch him in the right moment he can be very grumpy. We heard him telling at another guest for something one day so just make sure you don't catch him early in the morning and you should be fine.

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Hi im glad you enjoyed the Baraka and you were great guests which made it easy to be the charming host, the guest you so kindly mention was asked to leave for smoking in the room which they denied and refused to leave.

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100%

We had an amazing time - beautifully decorated room and stunning rooftop terrace. Joe was also great, very friendly and helpful!


100%

Amazing, amazing and amazing. This is the best hostel I have stayed in on four continents. The owner is great and very knowledable of the whole country. Definitely make Chefchaoen and Riad Baraka a part of your trip to Morocco.

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Honestly thankyou for your visit you were real fun to have around!

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