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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We, a family of five, arrived by car. Got an excellent Berber omelette and rode about and hour into the dunes. Nice and comfortable tents, enough blankets. Hassan, who took us into the desert turned out to be a decent tangine cook. Very nice surprise! Good breakfast when we came back to the road. Cool and easy going guys. Highly...

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you back to add a few more years to your life! Best Wishes, said family

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We had a personal issue here, but since Said, the owner did everything to resolve them I'm giving him 5 Stars. Apart from that, this is a nice place to stay, it is very near to the dunes and in a good condition Bonne reusite Sarah

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you back to add a few more years to your life! Best Wishes Said Family

Reviewed 21 January 2017

It's nearby bus staion so U gonna move easy to other city! All steps include Owner they are all friendly and kind. During staying in Riad Aicha I was so pleasent all things. Foods are always so delicious especilly lamb tagine in desert camp site!! When U in desert Hasan will invite U to thousands stars of Hotel!! It was...

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Riad Aicha. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience overall! We look forward to welcoming you back on a tour again. Best regards. Greetings, Riad Aicha Said Mouhou

Marrakech, Morocco
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I spend one night in Riad Aicha and it was very special experience. a very nice terrase to see the stars. the staff of Riad Aicha '' Said and Ibrahim was kind and helpfull they help as to see some special and unique places in the desert . we had the sandboarding in the dunes and camel trekking. Really it's...

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Riad Aicha for the last part of your stay in Morocco and thanks for writting your experience in our Desert. We are delighted to have spent days with you and to know you enjoyed our desert by its comfort and our services. We will be glad to see you again. Thanks again and take care. Best regards.....

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful riad with clean, sweetly decorated rooms. Said and his brothers have created a lovely starting point for any desert adventure. We so appreciated his help in organizing a trip into the dunes overnight and all the little touches they put into making our stay peaceful and beautiful (great breakfast, trips to see nearby artisans, and help with the room's...

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your opinion about our Hotel . this is an encouragement to move forward and develop our Desert ... We are very happy that you had a good time in the desert and i hope see you next tame Thank you Best regards . Said & Mouhou

Merzouga, Morocco
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed with riad aicha with the lovely care of ibrahim said and kai kai . They prepared a beautiful feast for new year eve we were very happy relaxed we ate drank listened to live music to celebrate a beautiful new year with this special berber family . True berber hospitality. We had a great time highly recommend.

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you back to add a few more years to your life! Best wishes, Said & Mouhou

Reviewed 10 December 2016

I and my friend stayed for 2 nights. (One night at hostel and the other day at desert). When we arrived at Merzouga bus station, Said who is the owner of the hostel came out to meet us. We didn't need to hang about to find our hostel at night thanks to him. He gave us the biggest room even...

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay in our Hotel Many thanks for your very nice review for recommending us We are pleased you enjoyed these 2 days in our Riad Aicha the comfort, the meals and the service. We pass on your compliments to our small team who works daily to maintain the cleanliness of the Desert , Best Regards Said...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The Riad Aicha is a great place to calm down, enjoy a relaxing time on the terrace, eat real Moroccan food and be hosted by wonderful people who speak English, German, Spanish, Berber, Arabic and a bit of Japanese. Thank you, Ibrahim and crew for the great Sahara experience and your kindness:-)

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Said1984, Owner at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Hello Witzka. Thank you for choosing Riad Aicha for your recent stay in Merzouga. We’d be grateful if you would review us on TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping over 60 million visitors every month plan the perfect trip. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guests' reviews before booking their own visits....

Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stayed 3 nights (2 in the desert), and I can only thank Riad Aicha for such a warm hospitality. Absolutely welcoming, genuine and generous, I absolutely recommend this place if you consider visiting Erg Chebbi dunes and Merzouga Desert.

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We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you back to add a few more years to your life! Best Wishes, Riad Aicha Said

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A lovely little Riad north of Merzouga, with nice rooms and great service. A perfect starting point for a trip into the desert. The owner was great with communications before our arrival. We used Riad Aicha for our desert camp trip as well and it was great. The guide/cook/waiter/entertainer was hilarious and speaks maybe 17 languages. A great find -...

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Said1984, Gerente at Riad Aicha, responded to this review

Dear Dstraus, Thank you for your fantastic review! We are glad you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us and i'm looking forward to welcome you back on your next trip to Morrocco! Best wishes, The Riad Aicha Team Said Mouhou

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riad Aicha is located at the foot of the BIG Dune in the Sahara Desert, Merzouga, Morocco.The Riad offers several types of rooms in Moroccan decor each with their private bathroom. All bedrooms have their own controlled air conditioner inside their room.The riad is wireless and free to guests at any time. The breakfast,is served each morning and is included in the total room price. The Continental breakfast is made to order when you request it. Riad Aicha has a roof terrace which overlooks the dunes and a Berber-style lounge to relax in the evening. Meals can be eaten on the Roof terrace or inside in the dining lounge area along side the water fountain.Additional Moroccan Culture can be experienced by a Day Tour arranged at the Riad to the Sahara Dunes and Nomad Desert Camp. You can travel by Dromedary,or 4x4. This provides an additional opportunity to experience an adventurous play-day with Quads, Sand-boarding and Sand mashing. For those wanting to relax in the Desert, time can be spent with a campfire, Berber music with Drums, and an outstanding sunset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Aicha

Address: B.P. 51 | p.v: Errachidia, Merzouga 52292, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: ₹ 1,529 - ₹ 3,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Aicha 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are excellent”
janosg59, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is a small roof-top terrace, but we arrived in the midst of a sand storm and never got around to using it.”
Beo26, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have air conditioning, but if you've made it this far to see the desert, you'll want to sleep among the dunes!”
Romand213, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“In summer, get the rooms with windows, and don't forget to open up the canopy net over the bed.”
pedroc367, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“best camel trekking camp”
josecrisa, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
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