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Riad Ida Ou Balou

127, rue Bab Taghzout | Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
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Riad Ida Ou Balou
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Ranked #566 of 1,126 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ! Friendly staff, extremly helpful, I recommend this place very highly! Would come back again and again, very good service! we really enjoyed our stay, thank you very much. We will always remember our stay in your lovely hotel.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here only for one night at the end of April as a couple. As we arrived we have been served with a typical Maroccan mint tea. The french owner is very helpful and friendly. He supplied as with a map, so it was easier to get around the city (We would have been lost without it). He also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

First time in Morocco, and pretty much found this place by reading reviews- and it was great! We got an airport transfer which made the whole thing very easy (although €19 seemed a little pricey for a 20 min trip, but it was around 10:30pm so we figured for the convenience it was worth it). A lovely greeting with tea... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

First time in Morocco so it was pot luck when booking but we struck lucky. The riad is small just 4 bedrooms but this means it does not get noisy - three bedrooms face into the internal courtyard and one has a window onto the street. I was only woken once during the whole week by the muezzin at the... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was in few Medinas in Marrocos and the Riad Ida Ou Balou has the best one in my opinion. The bedroom was quite good with a shower and air condition. The breakfast was good and they offer mint tea in the arrive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were a group of 6 and we booked 3 of the riad's rooms: 2 twins and 1 double. each room featured ac, tv and a bathroom. beds were comfortable, with fresh linen. yes, for morocco this needs to be mentioned. rooms are decorated in moroccan style and were quite spacious compared to riads in fez, however not that large... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My wife and I stay at this riad every time we visit Marrakech on our to/from Casablanca visiting family. The staff are always helpful and friendly and Jean-Pierre, the owner, is a wonderful character. We are always made to feel welcome and nothing is ever too much trouble. The rooms are comfortable and clean and if you want a quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Lovely riad with wonderful hosts. So helpful and nothing was too much trouble. One of our party had a birthday while we were there and they organised cake and even put up balloons. The accommodation is very comfortable and clean. Food (order in morning for evening meal) was lovely and the staff recommended some other great nearby options. The location... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The best part of the hotel was the staff, Hisham. Very helpfull person. Breakfast is good. I don't like to eat sweet things like honey and jam at breakfast, so at least one kind of cheese can make the breakfast richer. It takes 15-20 min. walk to center, not many but some people bother and wants money during walking.

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