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Riad Princesse du Desert

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No 67 Derb Habib Allah | Quartier Mouassine, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #26 of 1,113 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very pleased with this Riad and would recommend them. In a hectic medina, this place was a true oasis. All the staff are local and are completely welcoming, yet keep a respectful distance when appropriate. All extremely helpful and enthusiastic. The architecture of the renovated riad is beautiful. The food was great, so we ate here every night.... More 

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Idyllwild, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a marvelous place to start and end our trip. The riad is a beautiful place to spend a few days and the staff are some of the nicest, most helpful and friendly people I have met anywhere. We got the airport pick up and it was an easy, smooth, hassle free experience that I would highly recommend if you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm and friendly staff. Great dinner on a terrace facing the royal gardens. Our bed was strewn with rose petals. Beautiful courtyard. Red chiffon curtains and beautiful carved wood and plasterwork on the ceiling. Great location.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the huge delicious breakfast in the morning, until our heads hit the pillow, the staff did everything they possibly could for us. They didnt even seem like staff, more extremely helpful friends! Food was fantastic, bedrooms were beautiful and spotless. The entire Riad was incredibly beautiful. The pictures dont do it justice, and we even had breakfast on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

10/10 for: Friendly, informative, multilingual staff Breakfast Mint tea Decor and attention to detail Help planning day to day activities In house entertainment and home cooked authentic meals Cleanliness Secluded terrace Log fire Courtyard Luxury ensuite with four poster bed Location location location! Links with spa hamman massage cooking classes souks day trips/excursions 24hour reception Relaxed ambience Attentive, flexible staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Very well located, in a quiet street and very close to the market, this Riad is a nice, clean and comfortable place. The meals are very nice, served at the terrace, with very tasty tradicional morrocan dishes.(And you may learn how to cook. They offer nice cooking classes!) But most of all, hospitality of the staff is incredible (thanks, Abdel!).... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My trip in Marocco started at Fesa - Marrakesh - 9 days, January/ Febryary, 2015. Last 3 nights we spend at Riad Princesse du Desert...This Riada is small miracle - very pretty, comfortable, rooms clean, brekfest and diner perfect. The location just 5-7min from square. Staff - specially Abdel - making you feel like home, your honest, responsible, hospitality and... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My fiance and I stayed at this cosy riad for a week in January 2015. It had a good location close to the souqs (markets) and only 5 min from the big square Djema el-fna. The room and the rest of the riad was beautiful and the meal we had here first night was delicious. The staff was fantastic and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights and I can honestly say it was one of the best experiences I have ever had. The Riad was beautiful and the staff were absolutely fantastic. Abdell and Mimo were excellent hosts and gave us a truly Moroccan experience. We drank litres of Moroccan mint tea, learned some Arabic, experienced the... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

After our busy 2 week tour of Morocco, walking into Riad Samira, Princess du desert, was a very welcome experience. We were greeted with mint tea and very friendly staff. The rooms were delightfully decorated, very clean and very comfortable. After experiencing a very ordinary meal in the square on our first evening in Marrakech, we decided to eat in... More 

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