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Riad First

#217 of 1,113 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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Derb Jdid 337 Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #217 of 1,113 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
wildy1302 Preston, Lancashire
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Preston, Lancashire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in room Chapter 3, the room was really big and spacious and nicely decorated with a comfortable bed and felt quite private. One thing I would mention is that in this particular room, the bath/ shower are located at the far end of the bedroom so are visably, which some people might not want but... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We moved from a "5-star"-hotel since it didn't match our expectations. At our first visit at Riad First we were welcomed by a adorable women how ran the riad. Like a loving mother she cared for us to have the best stay possible. Her sons also treated us with world class service. Example: My shoe broke and I asked for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very chic, contemporary riad in the medina, quite a surprise from the old front door at the street! Quiet street off the hustle and bustle. Fatima and Bada are wonderful and provide a lovely service. Super friendly and charming. Rooms are excellent in size, well equipped and lushly furnished. Free wifi is good and breakfast was nice. I would definitely... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very welcoming, always willing to help with directions, tour guides and places of interest. Very cultural experience, on the street just a plain door but inside a paradise of modern and Moroccan features including a lovely pool to refresh after walking the souks in the heat. Room was spacious and unique, cleaned everyday. Food was delicious, although the one evening... More 

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Nice, France
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The riad is very well located... Very chic black and white marrocan decor... Room was amazing, bath tub with delicious products... Tasty breakfast... Finally..., the best thing was the managing and reception done by FATIMA and her son BAYDER... Since the very first moment until the and of our trip, they were always smiling, helping us with everything, giving tips,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I chose this riad because of the interior design. The typical maroccan interiors are redesigned in a modern way and mixed with design furniture. The riad itself is as in the pictures. We stayed in two rooms, chapter4 and Chapter 5 (which is stunning). Fatima and Badr were always very nice, giving tips and advices... and preparing for us maroccan... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Prefect traditional riad with a contemporary feel and modern design. Staff here were very attentive to your every need and always helpful and happy to order taxis, organise trips and suggest places to go and eat. The riad is a short walk from the main square and great for exploring the city, it is also a quite area of the... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We visited Marrakech for one week and stayed in Riad First. We felt very welcomed from the first minute we arrived. Our host Fatima served us some mint tea with Maroccan cookies. Riad was exceptional well decorated and very boutique hotel like. It was designed by Ludovic Petit's (worked as a designer for such as Christian Lacroix and Kenzo) with... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Sometimes when you travel you find this new place that you love, and you simply would love to keep for you as a secret. I traveled to Marrakech and I discovered Riad First, it will be my home for my next travels there, I love it. Keep me the secret.

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Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Myself and my girlfriend went to Marrakesh for a long weekend. We weren't sure about the location or this Riad when we booked because we hadn't been to Marrakech before. I would usually get a bus into the centre of town and make my own way to the accommodation, but I was glad I didn’t try! I emailed Fatima and... More 

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