We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Riad l'Etoile d'Orient

5.0 of 5 Derb Dabachi, Derb Moulay Abdelkader no52, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Hotel website
Offers & Announcements
20% off room rate
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Riad l'Etoile d'Orient
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Riad l'Etoile d'Orient
Write a Review

139 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    111
    26
    2
    0
    0
See reviews for
7
91
4
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (26)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (139)
  • Mar-May only
    (47)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (27)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (34)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (31)
All months
London
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To chill in a luxury hotel outside the city walls and get transport in when required, or go local and select a riad from the hundreds available? We opted for the latter and chose the Riad l'Etoile D'Orient which was a perfect base for a 3-day visit to the colourful turbulence that is Marrakech. Spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated with a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A most memorable and pleasant stay in the adorable Riad l’Etoile d’Orient, thanks not only to Mr. Franck but also to his wonderful staff! Highly recommendable! The breakfast, sometimes served on the roof, was excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of staying at this riad was the advice and service we got from the hotel staff. Frank took the time to give us an introduction on how to negotiate prices upfront with locals, gave us great advice on nearby restaurants, reserved a camel ride for us, and arranged dry cleaning for us. The hotel is a few... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Exeter, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location if you want to be very close to main square and easy to find off a very busy street early evening which is a bit seedy and crowded with locals of all sorts. Recommend taking your first dinner here on the first night on the lovely roof restaurant. It was one of the best we had. We were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never left a review on trip advisor (one of those things I never find the time for) but after staying at this hotel in November 2014 for 1 week and enjoying our stay so much, I had to follow up and praise this hotel any way I could. First I want to say this is located in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptionally friendly, warm and helpful staff. Excellent advice on aspects of tipping, taxi prices etc. Although it is predominantly French speaking, the staff did speak good but broken English, just need to speak a little slower :). Offered superb complimentary dinner on first night. Although within the Medina, it is far by the easiest to find, being only 2 minutes... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A modern Riad in the heart of the Medina. A few minutes walk and you're in the middle of the Souks but just off the beaten track enough for well needed piece and quiet. Reception staff spoke very good English and could not of done more to help us with transfers, directions & recommendations for places to visit. Had an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Farnham
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very friendly and super helpful staff. Delicious breakfast on the roof at your leisure. Any time between 8-noon! Lovely first evening meal, which helped us get accustomed. Our room was very clean with fresh towels and flowers daily. The riad is perfectly situated amongst the busy streets, but you can't hear the hustle and bustle from within the walls which... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed at Marrakech for three nights along with 5 days in the dessert. When we stayed in Marrakech we decided to stay in this wonderful Riad. Abla and all the staff were very kind to us and very helpful. The rooms where neat and very beautiful and the beds were super comfortable. We booked dinner one of the nights... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bergerac, Aquitaine, France
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A wonderful peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle of the main square which was only 2 min away . Everything about this Riad was outstanding . We ate there on our 1st evening the food was great and very romantic up on the candle lit roof terrace. The Hammam is a must expertly delivered by the ladies who... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Riad l'Etoile d'Orient? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Riad l'Etoile d'Orient

Address: Derb Dabachi, Derb Moulay Abdelkader no52, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Phone Number:
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad l'Etoile d'Orient 5*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Riad l'Etoile d'Orient reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

142 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (45)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (14)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (98)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (39)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Other (47)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay