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Riad Africa

94 - 95 Derb Sakka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #179 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Nick A London, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here at the start and end of a hiking trip into the Atlas mountains in Sept 2013. The manager was very attentive and even stood around during meal times in case we needed anything. The rooms were comfortable and had en-suite bathrooms. The pool in the centre of the Riad was a welcome sight after a long day... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riad Africa is an beautiful property and in a central location, it was really easy to find your way back to from the square once you know where it was. Tim, Said and all the other staff were lovely and always happy to help. The rooms were really nice and a good size, and the pool was a really huge... More

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Praia, Cape Verde
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere in this riad is just great. Tim the manager, Said (mr. No problem) and Mahammed were all very helpful and kind. Tim always have a good story from his long time experience in Africa. The staff can help organizing one day trips as well as longer trips. The riad itself is an oasis in the anarchistic Medina. Located... More

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Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great staff, great location, fantastic roof terrace for getting away from the hustle & bustle of Marrakech. Tim & Said were terrific with information on where to go, how to get there, how much things should cost (if you are good at bartering) & where you can go for a glass of wine! We also stayed at the sister accommodation... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Tim, the Manager Said and Mahammed could not have done more for us - 5 minutes from main square, yet very quiet, great room, roof terrace, small pool. Great breakfasts and dinner. Lots to see and do. Our Tips - change money on arrival or near Riad - 30% better than U.K. Only critiscism - more observation as we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

a wonderful place to stay in Marrakech! Tim the manager was an excellent host and the staff were wonderful. The location of the Riad could not have been bettered. I would thoroughly recommend the Riad Africa.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Having recently returned from our holiday i thought i would write a review for the first time. This Riad exceeded all expectations, on arrival we were greeted by the manager Tim who was a great guy who immediately put us at ease and his guys provided us with tea and showed us to our rooms. The room was on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Riad Africa is a lovely riad in Marrakesh. It is in a great spot for sightseeing and the souks. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The roof terrace is a wonderful spot to relax and the pool is a great place to cool off! I would definitely recommend this lovely place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Set your expectations first, it's a Riad, not a big hotel with a big warm pool. If you are looking for a Riad experience, look no further. We travelled with our 2 children aged 10 & 8. I would recommend allowing the Riad to book your collection from the airport. Very easy and ours went without a hitch. The Riad... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We booked Riad Africa directly with Specialist Marocco who own Riad Africa due to our special requirements. My husband uses a wheelchair but can walk very short distances and we were offered a room on the ground floor. Whilst the adjoining bathroom was not DDA compliant as we would expect in the UK - no hand rails or adapted shower... More

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Address: 94 - 95 Derb Sakka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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#144 Family Hotel in Marrakech #158 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
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Beautiful refurbished first category guesthouse hotel in heart of Marrakech medina with large dipping pool and tropical roof garden. English-Dutch owned and locally managed. Riad Africa is very centrally located in a safe and peaceful residential neighbourhood in the Riad Zitoun Lakdim area of the Medina. Riad Africa has ten spacious bedrooms and suites themed after Africa’s most evocative and fabled destinations. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, iPod docks, a local mobile phone (for contact with riad staff when out and about), bath robes/slippers, a hair-dryer and personal safe. High speed wireless internet access is available throughout the riad. Guests can cool off in and relax around one of the largest plunge pools in the medina. A tranquil palm-filled courtyard, a comfortable dining room/salon, a massage room, hammam, evening bar and private roof garden/terrace offer a choice of public areas in which to unwind. A range of health and beauty treatments are available including a massage/treatment room and hammam. Offering easy access (just a 2 minute walk from the taxi stand and bank) it takes just 5 minutes to walk to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square along the popular/easy to navigate Riad Zitoun Lakdim street. An excellent choice of local restaurants, cafes and shops is located within a 5 minute radius on foot, including the highly rated and atmospheric Kosybar. Other attractions located close by the riad include the Mellah, Kasbah and Dar Si Said Museum. Popular with couples, groups of friends and families with older children. ... more   less 
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