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State College, PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a wonderful tour with Chez les Habitants that I booked with Ahmed. Our driver, Saeide, who became a trusted friend, picked us up in Marrakech and we crossed the mountains into the desert. Our first stop was to tour Hait Benhadou, unfortunately there was a wind storm so Saeide took us to a wonderful restaurant that overlooked...

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Ahmed a, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautifull review Dear Kris! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Visiting the desert and Erg Chebbi dunes is a unique experience. The sunset, sunrise and all the orange tonalities of the desert are astonishing and surely deserve a perfect place to stay. Chez Les Habitants is surely such perfect place, and everything here matches the beauty and simplicity of the desert. We spent two nights with Chez Les Habitants, the...

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Ahmed a, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautifull review Dear Fernando! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were really blown away with the "staff" and the entire experience of staying in the desert. We spent all night joking around with the staff and they always understood our jokes - or at least pretended to! ;) Thank you everyone for an unforgettable experience. 100% recommend!

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Ahmed a, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautifull review Dear Bailey! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you want to visit the desert in Morocco, you must stay at CHEZ LES HABITANTS - its the best in every way. The rooms are spacious, the food is lovely and the ambiance is so relaxed and tranquil. The host Ahmed is totally dedicated to "les habitants" and nothing is too much trouble. His warmth, honesty and kindness is...

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Ber t, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the two beatifull review Dear Rod ! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is...

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a camel ride to the desert and overnight stay in luxury tents with Chez les habitants and would highly recommend it. The owner, Ahmed, is a super nice and warm-hearted guy, who is very passionate about delivering the best experience for his guests. He took a lot of time to talk to us, explaining the berber lifestyle and...

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Ber t, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the two beatifull review ! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Rabat, Morocco
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

thank you Ahmed for everything you've done to make my staying in the desert great; thanks to your family, to Weld Ma and to everyone. You certainly deserve all respect and the encouragements for the changes you've done to the place. Just like I said in my first review,"chez les habitants" is my home in the desert and it will...

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Ber t, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Your home in Sahara Desert Chez les habitants Welcomes You : Thank you Dear ! for the lovely review ! we are so happy when all our guests are happy,and that they found what they come for,we will be more happy to host you next time :) Ahmed Amraoui

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Achmed is one of the most kind, warm and honest people we've met during our stay in Morocco. Although the room was really hot and the pillows were quite hard (but that's about everywhere around that area) - Achmed totally made up for it by being a true host; he made a great meal and breakfast, was interested in every...

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Ber t, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the two beatifull review ! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

这家真的好棒,人好到让人感动。 入撒哈拉沙漠首选,可住宿也可提供沙漠骆驼旅行团服务。 Perfect. Don't miss it!!!The guest house host and our tour guide were all local people who were very very nice and can bring you fantastic desert experience. The Camel Trekking tour operated by them was amazing! This was our best choice in Morocco! I miss the ppl there. Pls book with them directly which could save the money...

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Ber t, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the two beatifull review ! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Reviewed 8 September 2016

What can someone say for this place,the owner,his family and his friends? Words are not enough. The house is just perfect! Clean,comfortable with the right style-decoration for his location and wi-fi all over around. Ahmed is a rare person. Very friendly,kind,with a sense of life you don't find in our days in a young man.His family is always smile and...

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QuietMerzougaDesert, Owner at Chez les Habitants, responded to this review

Thank you for the two beatifull review ! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This felt really well organized. The tents and all the carpets were clean and welcoming. This was a great way to get closer to one important dimension of life in Morocco. Our talks with the organizer (I forget his name) were very helpful.

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Thank you for the two beatifull review ! Our goal is the satisfaction of our guests ! We value the visit and the dream of traveling and the distance they come from ! :) so all in all its more than job ,its help to feel the moment in different place in the planet ! our way is together with...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Chez les Habitants ! I'm Ahmed Amraoui welcome you to our family home in Erg chebbi desert. We are a Berber family, born and raised in the desert of Southeastern Morocco. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest and show you the life of the region of Merzouga and the Erg Chebbi dunes, which are beginning of the Sahara desert. Staying with us means experiencing the true life of the people here. The guest house is located after 4 km out Merzouga centre in a small village called Tiharien . Our accommodation is comfortable without losing the feeling of being in a family's home. We offer 4 rooms can accommodate 10 persons, with private toilet and shower,with air condition ,Equipped with Berber tent to relax, a terrasse,with a small garden, dryer hair ,you can get a tattoo henna typical. For Free : Free Wi -Fi , free private parking for your car ! We speak Berber,Arabic,English,Spanish,French,A bit of Portuguese and Italian. To experience more, you can combine nights in the guest house with a trips into the Erg chebbi dunes. ... more   less 

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Address: 4km after Merzouga centre into the south Road Taouz N13,Ksar Tiharien boite 63 | Ahmed amraoui Erg chebbi, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: $27 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Best to tell ahead what your needs are.....this place is not large but is quite popular so check in advance.”
  • the courtyard and where we dined
RoZeeGee, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“This is not the place to care about wi-fi, believe me! Forget about wifi and enjoy the desert!”
  • desert
261anitaz, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are amazing and comfortable”
Samah612, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ahmed's family home is a authentic Berber house that was clean, comfortable and cool during the heat of the day. Perfect place to stay in Merzouga.”
LPDave2014, 18 May 2014 | Read review
“Todas son buenas”
681anam, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
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