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Riad Aguaviva

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Sidi Ghanem, Derb Derraz 3 | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have travelled extensively for over 45 years and without a doubt the owners and staff of Riad Aguaviva were the best hosts we have had - ever !!! We stayed at Aguaviva for 4 days at the end of a 4 week tour of Morocco and for us Aguaviva was our favorite accommodation. On arrival, one of the owners... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Aguaviva is an outstanding small Riad, nicely decorated, located in a popular area in the Medina (away from touristic main square's confusion), it's an oasis in the middle of the Marrakech's confusion. We stayed there for five nights and all I can say are really positive things: rooms extremely clean and nicely decorated, great sleep, quite, amazing breakfast served in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Riad Aguaviva strikes you from the very beginning: located in a popular area, somehow hidden, when the gate is opened to you only then you realize why this hotel has such a good reference: quiet, intimate, out of the mainstream way of dealing with tourism: staff do their best to make you feel comfortable, to help you finding your own... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Thanks to staff of Aguaviva, our vacation in Marrakech was extremely fantastic and comfortable. Aguaviva is very clean Riad and chic, breakfast is tasty and the staffs are extremely kind. They took us to the city to explain the road in order to not lose our way because city Marrakech is very complicated and even official map is not always... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Rooms are individually decorated, comfortable and homely. Food is delicious, varied and truly Moroccan. Located away from the crowds, it's a relaxing oasis in the Medina. What makes Riad Aguaviva stand out is the service and welcoming atmosphere created by the owners David and Manel with their team Jana, Maria, Simo and Fatima. You feel part of a family and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We have been visiting various places for over 30 years, and can honestly say that this was the friendliest and most authentic accommodation that we have ever had. If you want to experience the Moroccan Medina and avoid many of the crowds, the Aguaviva is the perfect place to stay. Our hosts were kind and helpful, giving us tips and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I took my partner for her birthday to Marrakech back in December. Two of our friends were going to surprise her there and well, we needed it to be perfect. It required a lot of coordination and everyone at Aguaviva made the entire experience absolutely magical! They took us around the Old town on tours, showed us the best places... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

As other guests had already pointed out, the road and entrance leading to the Riad did not exactly fill us with confidence but, once inside, it was clear that this was a haven in what otherwise can only be described as manic. The journey from the airport was an eye opener to say the least, with motorbikes whizzing about from... More 

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Millbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you're reading this, you have probably spent the last hour searching for Riads in Marracech on the Internet! If you are looking for a beautifully quiet and calm Riad, with wonderful staff, delicious breakfasts, comfortable and magical surroundings and a very peaceful energy, then look no further! Riad Aguaviva is set just outside the Medina in a busy local... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The people are so helpful and friendly that it really made this our favourite Riad in all Morocco. Breakfasts are great and the location is an easy walk to most of the sites in the old town. The guys have prepared walking maps with photos to help you navigate the notoriously difficult streets.

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