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Riad Farnatchi

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2 Derb el Farnatchi, Rue Souk el Fassis | Qua'at Ben Ahid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely escape from the riad. The rooms are huge and the service is absolutely top notch. The roof terrace is great for sun bathing and the small pool they have is in the shade which means it keeps cool and is such a welcome refreshing dip! Perfect location and I would definitely recommend this hotel. Food was excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so hard to choose where to stay as there were so many Riad's, so decided that I couldn't go too far wrong if i chose somewhere off Mr&Mrs Smith. Best decision I could have made! I feel I completely lucked out - Riad Farnatchi was perfect in every single detail. There was no question no matter how simple... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place; luxury hidden down a narrow dusty lane. The welcome, the food, the suite with comfortable beds, hot water bottle and under floor heating in the shower room. The sunken bath. The wood fires in our sitting room and dotted around the house where we could have breakfast in odd corners or secluded dining in the evening. Not... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To James, Murad, Saida and the rest of the team.... Thank you! You gave us the perfect retreat to enjoy our 10th Anniversary. We have not had a relaxed and enjoyable time like this in a very long time. Thank you for all the brilliant recommendations... La Comptoir, Dar Yacut, Le Jardin, Nomad.... Thank you for always having someone there... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Once you walk 10 minutes from the Jemaa-el-Fna Square to the Riad, it is like heaven on earth. Beautiful property and huge rooms. Had the best hammam experience there. Having breakfast by the pool every morning set the day off right. Service is excellent, especially Najla, who arranged tours, dinners, transport to the train station, and everything else in between.... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A quiet and calm place in the middle of the Marrakech Medina - spacious , quite and private with only 9 suites , a very nice dining room. two courtyards, one of them with a pool. When entering the Riad you feel made home , James and his staff are good hosts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If one is looking to experience life in the medina of Marrakech and experience the souks up close, then one should not stay at the large hotels or resorts outside the medina. The only place to stay is at a Riad. There are many. After looking at several websites and reading reviews at Trip Advisor, we settled on Riad Farnatchi... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

For our first visit to Marrakech we don't think we could have done better than accept friends' recommendation and book three nights at Road Farnatchi. This was our first time in a Riad and I can now understand why everyone recommends a Riad in the Medina rather than a modern hotel in the new city. Our room was a suite... More 

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jameswix, Owner at Riad Farnatchi, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your very kind review of Riad Farnatchi, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and am delighted to note how much you enjoyed our food as we will soon be opening a Restaurant opposite us. I very much hope that we can look forward to being able to welcome you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 days in January ready to spend our time visiting the sites of Morocco, which we did, but only when we could drag ourselves away from this wonderful Riad. We felt cherished by the staff, the beauty of the place, the log fires, the canopies at tea time, the food, everything. At night we had water... More 

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jameswix, Owner at Riad Farnatchi, responded to this review

We are so grateful to you for writing such a glowing review, thank you! We have worked really hard to find the very best drivers, guides and experiences possible and it is so good to hear that you enjoyed your excursion. I unfortunately don't think either of the people you were with have any profiles on this site but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had a wonderful three night stay in Farnatchi. Even though it was cold in Marrakech there was always a fire either in our room or downstairs and oh such excitement to find a hottie in your bed!! The staff were brilliant and really cared for us. We had dinner with them one night which was delicious, and we enjoyed... More 

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jameswix, Owner at Riad Farnatchi, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you ever so much! I am particularly pleased to note how much you enjoyed your massages as we are in the process of building a Spa that will rival any other in the medina so very much hope that it will be ready for your next visit! We are always looking for new and exciting... More 

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