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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   65 Derb Jdid | Riad Zitoun Kedim, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
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Ranked #223 of 1,041 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riad Kaiss is beautiful and has miraculously kept the charm that much of the old town has lost since I last visited Marrakech 20 years ago. On arrival one is transported back in time, surrounded by bird song, beautiful authentique architecture and able to completely escape the hustle and bustle of the city outside its walls. The manager Hyat... More

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Riad tucked away from the main square really was an oasis for my husband and I. We stayed here for my 40th Birthday and it was the first holiday in a long time without our children - it did not disappoint. The initial responses from the staff is email after we booked were prompt and friendly. the welcome was... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riad Kaiss is delightful and made more so by the charming Hayat and her staff, for whom nothing is too much trouble. Kaiss has a very large courtyard to relax and eat in, the Riad still has many original features and maintains the feel of an ancient place, but is comfortable. We had a suite which was a bedroom and... More

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small number of rooms with attentive but unobtrusive staff. Great location within walking distance of anything in the medina, and a short cab ride to the Marjorelle Garden. Hayat took excellent care of us, providing directions, letting us know what things should cost and making reservations on our behalf. My favourite part of the day was breakfast in the garden... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Riad Kaiss was such a pleasure to stay at, we cannot say enough about it! From the very nice welcome and tour to the wonderful service for any request we had, we felt very well treated! The riad is beautiful...every corner has something to see. After dark, we enjoyed sitting out in the courtyard while they played beautiful music, reminding... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Built on the 12th century ruins of a Harem which was once the home of the Sultan Moulay Yacoub’s favourite concubine, 19th century Riad Kaiss was sumptuously restored and converted by the late architect, Christain Ferre, into an elegant and sensuous riad of astounding beauty. Sumptuously encapsulating and reflecting its age old origins, seven rooms and two suites surround two... More

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the beautiful Riad Kaiss for 4 nights in February, to celebrate my husband's 40th Birthday. I haven't written my review until now because it is hard to express how fabulous the Riad Kaiss and the staff actually are! From the moment we arrived and met Hayat, the manager, we knew that we had made... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I've seen pictures of Riad Kaiss on a design blog 3 years ago and decided that if I ever go to Morocco I will definitely stay at it. When I was planning my honeymoon with my fiance and decided to go to Morocco I promptly looked up the website, contacted the hotel and booked our stay in Marrakech at their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Stayed here for 5 days in Feb 2014. What can I tell you ? The rooms are incredibly pleasant and only 9 in the Riad so it never feels crowded- every day there was fresh fruit and flowers in our room. The breakfast on the top of the roof terrace were just sublime. Only a 5 minute stroll to the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My boyfriend and i spent 4 days here in January and it was completely perfect. It is such a wonderful riad, with lovely little roof top terraces where you can relax and listen to the birds in the trees when you want to get away from the bustle of marrakech and they bring you complimentary green tea and cakes which... More

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Address: 65 Derb Jdid | Riad Zitoun Kedim, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Kaiss 5*
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Once the harem of the Favourite, Riad Kaiss is one of Marrakech's grandest traditional riads and boutique hotels. Located steps from the Djema el Fnaa on a quiet side street, 9 luxurious bedrooms and suites, spa, hammam, restaurant, cooking classes, chauffeur. ... more   less 
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