HotelsCombined recognizes Riad Cherifa amongst the best hotels in Morocco.
HotelsCombined is a hotel price comparison website that was recognized as Best Hotel Booking Site two years in a row for 2020 and 2021 by Frommer’s.

HotelsCombined owned by KAYAK, has selected Riad Cherifa to receive the official Recognition of Excellence Award. This selection has come from HotelsCombined’s extensive surveys using data from millions of guest reviews for a wide range of accommodation within Morocco.Riad Cherifa has consistently produced a high satisfaction rating among guests and travel industry experts.

Riad Cherifa now joins an elite group of hotels around the world that have been awarded the HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence. This exclusive collection of highly-rated accommodations has been chosen using a strict set of criteria such as the quality and consistency of reviews, the absence of recurring or unresolved issues with customers, popularity of the property and of course, the overall resulting score.

“We are thrilled to be working with the best hotels in Morocco. Riad Cherifa has proven its place among them with this award and its commitment to providing high-quality services to all guests,” said Melinda Balazs, Hotel Awards Program Manager at HotelsCombined.

“With HotelsCombined, 30 million people are finding the best hotel deals available online every month. The HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence Award makes it even easier for travellers to find the top hotels for customer service and guarantee the best value for their money.”
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Newly opened in 2016, Riad Chérifa has 4 suites and 8 rooms available. All are fully equipped with a high attention to detail. The Riad is located in a quiet side street of Hassan Al Awal, at one of the main intersections of the old Medina, which connects Bab Souk and Bab Onsar. The name of the Riad is a tribute to a famous woman, Saida Horra, who played a major part in the history of Chefchaouen.

The Riad combines two traditional Chefchaouen houses and has retained its original Andalusian-Moroccan architecture. The tradition atmosphere of the Riad preserves and maintains its cultural heritage, while seamlessly combined with modern luxuries.

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Lounges, terraces, and a variety of comfortable seating areas and small gardens invite you to linger. The love of decorative art is expressed through beautiful mosaics, woodcarvings, ornamental painted ceilings and doors, antique and stylish furniture, fountains and ornate wrought-iron windows. Upscale exquisite examples of local craftsmanship such as carpets, embroidered curtains, lamps, crystal chandeliers, antique furniture as well as paintings and historical photographs are a delight for the senses.

The Riad is equipped with the modern amenities including air conditioning, heating, fridge, safe and TV. Wifi is available. The bathrooms are decorated in  Fez Zelig offering superior comfort. Blow dryers are available.

A large, beautifully equipped Hammam offers an opportunity to enjoy luxury Spa treatment.
The artful design of the interior design bears the signature of Meriam, the Patroness of the Riad. Her husband is the owner of Casa Hassan in Chefchaouen.