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Derb Jdid 337 Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Riad First
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Ranked #222 of 1,094 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
5 helpful votes 5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

My brother and I stayed here last year and I promised to write a review and I completely forgot! I must say, it was a fantastic stay. Fatima and her son were great hosts and this was a true sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the city. You feel like you are in a completely different city! The pool... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I have been to Marrakech several, this is the first time with friends and this Riad was a very pleasant escape from the madness of the Medina, spotlessly clean, beautiful rooms and the terrace a wonderful spot for a little solace. The location of the Riad was okay, unfortunately with kids it was a little difficult to get two and... More 

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Address: Derb Jdid 337 Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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