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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Riad Alaka Marrakech
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... looking for who knows what. The girls were choosing directions and it was turning out to be a bad choice quickly. Not only were we lost, we were lost at night with little hope of getting back to the square anytime soon. Just our luck, someone OFFERS to help us find our way back, but the areas we are going through seem to be getting sketchier as we go. I spot one of the infrequent "el Fna" direction signs above and try to tell our guide that we're fine, but he won't listen ...
... looooong check in queue. It took over half an hour. As they didn't do online check in from London, I totally forgot. They do do online check in from Marrakech - could have saved this hassle. By the time we had been through a (rather lax) security and passport, we had been here well over an hour already! There wasn't much shopping to do here, but we didn't have long to wait. We left on time at 4.15pm. Back to London. I loved Marrakech!! Really want to come back ...
... to tap our feet and clap our hands only to find that people had started to surround us and join in, fancy creating entertainment in this most famous of squares.
Back at the riad we again adjourned to the terrace where we were joined by Dom, Rob and Urshula. It was so nice finishing the evening sitting up there under a star filled sky sipping on the last of our Baileys and laughing the night away. Such a fitting end to an exceptional travel ...
So there we were, alone on top of a rooftop terrace in Morocco accompanied only by the occasional stray cats and a band of Moroccan musicians who made up for what the lacked in musical ability with stubborn enthusiasm that seemed to transcend language. They had us up and dancing with them every other song, and we were having so much fun we didn't even mind our delicious tagines going cold. The head waiter would poke her head up on ...
... vibrant blues with which to paint their houses, turning each footstep into a postcard. We had a particularly wonderful morning as mountain goats, exploring the hills above the town and enjoying some awesome views.
Meknes was a quick overnight stop, but we had plenty of time to explore the old medina (and UNESCO listed... of course, is there anything they won't list?) of the town.
Next stop, Fes. Note: the town is ...