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Riad Africa

94 - 95 Derb Sakka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Wognum
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a gorgeous, quiet Riad in the middle of hectic Marrakesh with utterly friendly people, which makes your stay more worthy. Please do have dinner at the terrace, because it tastes really good and it is a beautiful place to enjoy your dinner.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our final stop after a long road trip through Spain and Morocco this August we made a last-minute booking in Riad Africa. We soon learned that we could not have made a better choice, and were quickly made to feel like we’re staying in a distant family’s home. The feeling that you have a home to come back to... More

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here at the start to our first trip to Morrocco. Great location central but very quiet. Tim the manager was excellent as were all the staff went out of their way to assist with ongoing transfer/ car hire. Good breakfasts on the roof terrace. Great to cool off in the pool after a afternoon of sightseeing/shopping. Had two rooms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
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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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Address: 94 - 95 Derb Sakka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > 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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