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Riad Kniza

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 Derb l'Hotel | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2009
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2009

Spent 3 nights at Riad Kniza celebrating a major birthday. Kamal and his staff are so accomodating,nothing was too much trouble ,we were made to feel really special,even down to the free hammam for my birthday!! It was wonderful and the massage afterwards was soooooo relaxing,I almost fell asleep. The hotel food was some of the best I have eaten,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2009

My husband and myself have just come back from a four night stay at the Riad Kniza and were totally delighted with it. The staff could not have been more helpful, generous of their time and strenuous in their efforts to do everything possible to make our stay exceptional - and it was. The quality of the staff was matched... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2009

The Staff of Riad Kniza could not have been more welcoming, more helpful or more charming. Kamal Bouskri and his team make this delightful, small hotel a real secluded gem, just off the hustle and bussle of Bab Doukala and life in the Medina. Rooms are a little chilly in January, but the open fires quickly warmed us up. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2009

We stayed for four nights at the Riad in January 2009. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and spoke perfect English. We were given a free upgrade to a junior suite - a beautiful room with a wonderful domed ceiling. The food was great - don't eat unless you are very hungry as the meals were substantial. Breakfasts were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2009

What a lovely Oasis of quiet serenity after hard days of shopping in the dusty Souks of Marrakech. My wife and I fell in love with this place after having a less then pleasant 2 nights at another Riad. This place is just so oppulant that you may not want to leave as the rooms and foyers, and ramparts on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

Riad Kniza was an amazing place to stay. I can't even call it a "hotel" because the staff make you feel like you are in their home. They are welcoming and attentive. Kamal is the manager and he made sure everything was perfect! Their breakfast's were soo good!! Rooms are big and very comfortable. I traveled with my husband, parents... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2009

This was the last part of our trip, so Riad Kniza was our last stop before going home. We only stayed in Riads in Morocco and recommend to any traveler that they do the same. We were treated as family and felt we were in a person's home, and Riad Kniza was no exception! Riad Kniza was gorgeous! The rooms,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2009

My husband and I just spent five wonderful nights at the Riad Kniza. We travel and use hotels extensively, but the service at this Riad was exemplary. The manager, Kamal, and his staff were all friendly, courteous and efficient, and they did everything to ensure we encountered no hassles. The rooms were very pretty, very tastefully done and very clean.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2009

My husband and I spent 5 nights at Riad Kniza at the end of December and beginning of January. Everything about our stay was wonderful. The rooms are beautiful, lush and decorated in Moroccan antiques. The entire Riad is a jewel. The food was great, and they make sure that they never serve you the same thing twice--however you can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2009

Riad Kniza is, without doubt, the first place I would recommend people stay when coming to Marrakesh! The staff are without fault and cannot do enough to help you, from offering you mint tea and pastries by the pool (without even having to ask!) to being flexible with bringing breakfast either in your room, on the terrace or inside one... More

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Address: 34 Derb l'Hotel | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Kniza 5*
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This perfectly located 18th-century riad has been in the Bouskri family for almost 200 years and offers the complete package of traditional architecture, authentic furnishings, exquisite cuisine and, above all, overwhelmingly hospitable service. The owner, Mohamed Bouskri, having been a guide for the rich and famous for 34 years (Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman, former US presidents and others) is a mine of information and is always glad to share his knowledge and passion of Marrakech. ... more   less 
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