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179, Derb Arset Aouzal | Bab doukkala à côté de Dar el bacha Mèdina, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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Riad Sofia
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Ranked #375 of 1,065 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in two minds as whether to rate this place as average or good. The Riad itself is wonderfully decorated. It was so colourful with a pool just outside our room and the roof terrace was a great place to relax away from the bustle of Marrakesh. We used it often. The room we stayed in (I shared a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Both my boyfriend and I stayed at this stunning Riad at the end of April for 4 nights. It is centrally located, and we never felt concerned walking through the narrow streets as all the locals were friendly and kept themselves to themselves. It would have been hard to find, but, Omar ensured we had one of his staff to... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I stayed at this lovely Riad 2 years ago and loved it so much I came back again with my boyfriend thsi February/March. The Riad Sofia is kept very clean and it is a lovely quiet and tranquil oasis away from the noise and bussle of the Medina, yet it is only a short walk to the Souks. The location... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The Riad Sofia is in a good location of the Medina and generally, the staff were quite nice. However, the manager, Omar, has a drinking problem as he was drunk when he greeted us upon arrival on Thursday evening and continued to drink for the next two nights. One night, he and his drinking buddies who were hanging out at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

As two females in our twenties, we had been given many warning about Marrakech and arriving at the riad late in the evening can be slightly daunting as the riad is located down a derb (winding alley). HOWEVER we booked a transfer via the riad and they took us straight to the door and once the daylight begins it is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I have been visiting Marrakech 4 times, and the two last times I have stayed in Riad Sofia. I find it nice, clean, very silent at night, and with friendly and helpful staff. This last time me and seven friends spent three nights in the Riad, one night when we arrived in Marrakech, a second night after a trek in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Riad Sofia is well located for all the main attractions, central in the Medina, and a 10 minute walk to the main square (Djemaa El-Fna). Once you've had a day to get your bearings you'll be fine, but on arrival getting to the riad is not easy - the map provided could be better. It's also worth noting this riad... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We spent a lovely week in this riad in January. The place is beautiful, decorated we learnt by local artisans in the traditional style, but it lacks nothing in modern comforts – with air con, spacious bathrooms and luxury bedding. We were made to feel very welcome by Omar and his super staff, who served up a great breakfast. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Stayed here two nights with a friend who is in the process of renovating a riad and this riad was perfect for our stay. On arrival we were asked to make our choices and time for breakfast and sure enough the next morning at the time requested we had breakfast on the terrace. In the evening, on returning from our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

I recently spent a week at the idylic RIAD SOFIA and I can only say highly positive things about this beautiful tranquil oasis. The service was lovely, I was given a complimentary "Hamman" which was just wonderful after a long day wandering around town...I had a beautiful spacious room all to myself (I was travelling alone) with an open fireplace... More

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Address: 179, Derb Arset Aouzal | Bab doukkala à côté de Dar el bacha Mèdina, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Number of rooms: 7
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