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Riad Balkisse

4 Derb Charij | Médina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we decided stay in a Riad, we were looking for the real atmosphere of Morocco. I couldn't choose better. Especially, when you're welcome with a friendly smile and a cup of mint tea. From this moment we felt like part of the family. Helpful from the first to the last minute, Abdou was an angel in our stay in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I decided to visit Morocco for the first time with no expectations in mind- and we were blown away by this riad. Extremely friendly staff- instantly greeted by warm smiles and of course- mint tea and cookies:) Very clean hotel, 5 mins from the centre square, large rooms with traditional moroccan flare and a gorgeous rooftop terrace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff. Watched a football match on TV with them and talked about the champions league semi finals :). Abdu carried my one of my bags with me to get a taxi after I checked out. There was always nice Moroccan tea offered when I was in the lounge. Clean and comfortable room. Close to the main... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The riad is beautiful, the breakfasts were so fresh and delicious (especially the yoghurt), the staff are very welcoming and helpful, the location is great as well, walking distance to the square Jemaa El Fnaa. I would stay here again for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

From the moment we arrived we were treated like family,Abdou and C Mohammed were so friendy and helpful, lovely breakfast served in the roof top terrace,thank you so much we had a wonderful time in Marrakech,highly recommended, look forward to returning .Great location near the hospital, easy reach of the souks they are amazing!!!!!!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is the best riad that we have stayed in Morocco. Staff are also very helpful. Will definitely recommend this riad to our family and friends. A very much thank you to Abdou & Muhamad. Abdou has guided us to the riad from the train station by giving the direction to the taxi driver. He also waited for us at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Spent one week in this riad. My first riad experience. Very amicable staff, spotlessly clean, delicious breakfasts and nothing was too much trouble for anyone to sort out. Lovely rooftop terrace. Very central and close to most of the souks, D'jemaa al Fna square and shopping centre. Would highly recommend this riad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Tranquil, yet minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. Perfect location in easy reach of the souks, food markets and the square. The staff provided an excellent service and made us feel very welcome without being over the top. Our flight home was cancelled due to strikes and they were extremely helpful in arranging alternative accommodation and let... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The riad is a new concept on me since I last went to Morocco, but about £23 per night for a room in an old house right next to the Djemma al Fna was not to be sniffed at and so it was. Not just excellent value for money, also very friendly with ample breakfasts in what looks to my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Riad Balkisse is a wonderful Place to stay at the edge of Medina and close go the largest market, the facilities are more than adequate and the staff are very friendly and helpful, it's a safe place to stay. The owner is very nice and he checks in each day to make sure that your being looked after. You... More 

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