Stay in a Moroccan guesthouse and experience the culture of Morocco in the historical and charming town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun. Stay in the home of a family within the walls of the Kasbah with several private rooms to choose from including rooms off the rooftop terraces. Each room has a private adjoining bathroom with hot water for bathing and Western style toilet. Your host will meet you at the Meknes Amir train station upon arrival if requested for a small fee or arrange to park your vehicle within an easy walk to the gates of the Kasbah. You may have as much privacy as you desire or mix in with the family/staff if you want more of a cultural exchange. Ideal location for day trips to Meknes (30 minutes by grand taxi), the Roman ruins of Volubilis (5 minutes by grand taxi) or Fes (1 hour train ride from Meknes).
Price and Amenities
200.00 Moroccan Dhirhams for each night per adult person. Click here to convert Moroccan Dhirhams to the currency of your country.
The price includes continental breakfast. Children under 17 years of age stay for 100 Moroccan Dhirhams each.
Complimentary Wi-fi connection is available.
8 private rooms to choose from Each room has private bathroom with hot water for shower and western style toilet .
Several Moroccan salons in the home for your relaxation.
Traditional home-cooked Moroccan cuisine available on request for modest prices.
Four rooms have built-in wall units with air conditioner/heater and there are two portable electric space heaters for other rooms in winter.
Your hostess will arrange henna design for the ladies if desired or you may have an opportunity to experience the hammam (Moroccan bathhouse) with your host, hostess or a staff member.
There are many easy day trips from this location. Your host will help arrange for dependable drivers with a grand taxi for day trips
If you need your host to meet you in Meknes at the train station, the fee is 100 Dhirhams for her to ride back with you. You will be responsible for your modest fee for your place in the taxi.
You may arrange to have your clothing washed, dried and folded for 100 Dhirhams per load.
If you would like traditional Moroccan music entertainment, please let your host know so they may arrange it. The group charges 300 Dhirham per person at the guesthouse taking part in the entertainment for an hour and a half.
Moroccan cooking lesson: Your hostess is happy to teach you to make a traditional dish of your choice if you discuss a time with her. The cost is the normal price of the dish on the menu plus 100 Dhirhams for the lesson. (Please note, during the busiest times of the season, arranging cooking lessons may be more challenging as the kitchen is very busy. )
The Bank Populaire is near the entrance to the Kasbah with an ATM machine.
Telephone Assia Senhaji at: 0535544354 or 0677991616. When dialing direct from the USA, drop the "0" and add 011212 in front of these numbers. Address: Ou Bab Kasbah No. 32, Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, Morocco