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Riad Balkisse

4 Derb Charij | Médina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #808 of 1,053 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Jus next to Jama El Fna Square, it's a nice cosy Riyad with very nice, friendly and helpful staff Thank you Foad and Driss for your kindness, information and help. The food is tasty and of quality, we stayed 4 nights, we had food in different places, the last night we had diner in the riyad: it was the best... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Our stay in Riad Balkisse was a pleasant one. Foad was really helpful and insightful. When we arrived, he gave us a map and shared with us places we should visit. He also helped to arrange for excursions and ensured our requirements were met. The staff here is really hospitable, friendly and kind. They took time asking how our day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My review will be based on Riad Chalymar. I was supposed to stay in Riad Balkisse but upon arriving, Foad the manager told me that there was something wrong with the water pipe in the room. So they had me transferred to another Riad - Riad Chalymar - owned by the same owner who owns Riad Balkisse, at no additional... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We enjoyed our stay of more than a week at Riad Balkisse. The location was excellent; a short walk to everything yet away from the noise. Our room was fairly small without much space for our bags, but besides the bed we had a chair, a small table and a wardrobe. There was little natural light available, as our colored-glass... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Foad was an excellent host and was so welcoming, as was everyone at the riad. He went out of his way to make us as comfortable as possible. The riad is in a great central location to explore the medina. All of the main sites were within an easy walking distance. There are a lot of restaurants nearby. Breakfast on... More

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Wilderness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If I had a Guesthouse/Riad, FOAD would be my manager. The Riad comes recommended and does not disappoint. The staff, Rita and Hafida are gracious and helpful. It is well positioned close to the Souq within walking distance as is the bus/taxi rank and many other areas. The Rooms are comfortable apart from a few minor defects which we mentioned... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We've just returned from a week in Marrakech, staying the entire time at the Riad Balkisse. We chose this modest guest house for our stay because of its location and affordable price. It is, in our experience, above "budget" accommodations. There were a number of minor deferred maintenance items that did not adversely effect our stay, but keep us from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went for Riad Balkisse for our Marrakech trip because of the good TripAdvisor reviews and great value - and weren't disappointed! Foad was in touch as soon as we booked to arrange an airport transfer, and to find out what food we wanted on arrival. When we arrived we got a great welcome from his really friendly colleague, who... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

From the moment we arrived on 16April for a three night stay we were made to feel so welcome. Nothing was any trouble for Foad, his colleague or the the two women working at the Riad. We had previously been in touch with Foad and he arranged for transport to collect us from the airport as well as take the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I was unsure when I booked, but super glad to have. Perfect location (a few minutes from the heart of Marrakech) but still in a quiet area. Lovely riad, beautiful rooms and super helpful and friendly staff. Foad really helped us out by organising some last minute trips that were cheap and great fun. The other younger guy there (i... More

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Address: 4 Derb Charij | Médina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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