Ryad Mogador Opera Hotel
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Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
... sitting. He double checked again, making sure he understood what I wanted: tea in the teapot, ice in the glasses. Oui. I really think he had no idea what we were doing.
Once the black tea had steeped, I slowly poured it over the ice. Voila! Iced tea. So happy. Of course, we only had enough ice for one glass, but by the time we drank that, the rest of the tea in the pot had cooled down considerably (and so had we), so it all worked out very well. The salads were amazing too.
... has air conditioning, so he got the prices for me. Marrakech to Meknes is a nearly 7-hour train ride, so I had to go with 1st Class; I just couldn't see sweltering for seven hours.
He also made an appointment for us at a spa for messages. We both woke up with migraines. Sigh. We both took Imitrex. Our appointment was for 1 pm, so we relaxed until then. Fortunately, Hunter's migraine went away. Mine improved quite a bit after I laid down for awhile.
... us into another room that we could use until ours was ready. He gave us the option of choosing either room, but we decided to stick with the one I originally booked. Either way, we had the other room to rest or use until ours was ready.
We have the Riad to ourselves. I guess more guests will arrive tomorrow from Canada.
Because my head was hurting, and we were both tired from our early start, we took a nap after we got into our room. I actually ...
... Even though I'd gotten on a camel at the back, Mustafa untied it and moved me to the front of his line. Riding camels through the Sahara Desert at sunrise after just spending the night was one of the most memorable moments of my life. I had my friends around me, I was happy!
I took a few more travel sickness tablets and the entire bus journey home was a blur. We stopped a couple of times and enjoyed wonderful fresh dates but I slept ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRyad Mogador Opera Hotel Marrakech
Really enjoyed staying at this hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Hotel was good value for money, and food very delicious. Reccoment.
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