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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I came to stay for 3 nights and ended up staying a whole week. The location is far more relaxed than nearby Merzouga without any touts or hassling at all. The house itself was kept very clean at all times (e.g. right after a sandstorm it took just a few minutes to clean up the mess). The overall hospitality of...

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QuietMerzougaDesert, 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

Heerenveen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights in Ahmed's place. Its a very nice and calm place in a little berber village near Merzouga. Ahmed gave us a warm welcome, give us information and answerd all our questions. A lovely wise man and a good storyteller. Breakfast and diner, prepared threw the family, where great! We felt so good by the pure and...

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QuietMerzougaDesert, 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 5 March 2016 via mobile

I'm almost torn at leaving a review for Chez les Habitants as I kind of want to keep this little slice of paradise all to myself. Ahmed the owner is what makes this place. He is a gentleman and an inspiration. Talking to him and listening to his stories is like listening to Yoda. The place itself is fantastic. So...

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QuietMerzougaDesert, 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

Coburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 March 2016

+ Price for a room for 3 nights with two single beds: 660 Dirham for three nights including breakfast for two people and two dinners, laundry and coffees. + Staff: Ahmed has been great, we received a warm welcome. Tea, peanuts and a big welcome smile. We were picked up and were able to get into our rooms before 12....

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QuietMerzougaDesert, 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 27 February 2016

We booked with Ahmed a night in the desert. The house is located in a small village Tiharien next to Merzouga. It is just few minutes walk from the dunes. There is no hotels or restaurants around so you have a fantastic feeling of living in a real small village with real local people. At the evening Ahmed's family invited...

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QuietMerzougaDesert, 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

Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The stay around the dessert was the nicest part of our trip to Morocco. We stayed three days but wished it could be longer. Ahmed fits perfectly that place! He is a real child of Sahara :) Staying at chez les habitants really is different then staying anywhere else! Ahmed will welcome you and host you from the bottom of...

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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 5 February 2016 via mobile

Ive visited this place somehow spontaneously and got the most heartwarming welcome I've ever seen! The freshly prepared dishes and the tea are really good and listening to the stories of the host makes it taste even better :) Very clean showers and toilets. Massive recommendation!

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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Our stay at Chez les Habitants and in the desert tents was the highlight of our Moroccan visit. We were travelling in a group of 12, 3 families. We stayed one night at the guest house and then went on an overnight desert excursion on camels the second night. We also went on a day tour of the desert in...

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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

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Simple, authentic experience with a gracious and exceptionally caring host. My stay at Chez les Habitants will long be a cherished memory. From the time I was met at the bus, excellent meals, arranging to have my laundry done, my overnight desert excursion, purchasing my bus ticket at departure... all in all, my highest recommendation.

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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

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We were travelling with my fiancee in the last weeks of December and ended up visiting Ahmed's guesthouse while looking for camel trekking trips near Merzouga - we contacted him via email about Quiet Merzouga and booked a room in Chez les habitants for one night before and one night after our two-night-desert trip. Very convenient since we arrived from...

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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

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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, somes have private toilet and shower,somes have shared ,Equipped with Berber tent to relax, a terrasse,with a small garden, 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 

Additional Information about Chez les Habitants

Address: 63 Tiharien 4km Road Taouz boite | Ahmed amraoui Erg chebbi, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Merzouga
Price Range: $25 - $41 (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
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles 261anitaz, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are amazing and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles LPDave2014, 18 May 2014 | Read review
“Todas son buenas”
 of 5 bubbles 681anam, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
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