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Riad Kniza

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 Derb l'Hotel | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #8 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2007

Totally perfect from beginning to end! From the second I stepped into the exquisitely appointed Riad (be sure and visit the museum-quality antique store owned by the same family) and was graciously welcomed by Kamal, the charming owner, my stay was sheer perfection. My large suite opened onto a patio, where I could dine al fresco or if I preferred,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2007

We spent 4 nights at the Riad Kniza to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. It is an amzing place run by wonderful people. Marrakech is fantastic, incredibly busy and frenetic. However, as soon as you enter the Riad there is total serenity which is as welcome as it is surprising. The suites are perfect, beautifully clean and tidy with gorgeous... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2007

Exceptional.... from location to the accommodation to the service. Was lucky enough to spend six nights here - and loved it. A great experience. If you're going to Marrakech - check it out. I don't know why you'd stay anywhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2007

In January 2007 my best friend and I spent 4 fabulous days in Marrakech where we were greeted by Kamal Bouskri, who took care of us during our stay as if we were his relatives from abroad. Riad Kniza locates just inside one of the gates inside the old city, I love the fact that it is amoungst real residents... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2007

After reading many reviews of the Riad Kniza, I had thought to myself that staying here was too good to be true. I'm glad to say after staying at the Kniza for 3 nights I was wrong. The riad is truly a delightful place to stay. We would like to thank all the staff for making our stay so special... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2007

Spent three nights in the Riad at the beginning of October. Booking and airport transfers all very efficient. The suite sultan was spacious and well furnished if a little gloomy, suppose that comes with having no windows to the outside. Very conveniently situated on the edge of the Medina. Staff were helpful with booking restaurants and our trip to the... More

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Kamal_bouskri, Manager at Riad Kniza, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Readers, We are glad to know that the guests who wrote this review had enjoyed their stay with. We take all our guests’ comments very seriously as we are always seeking to improve the quality of our services and to make the stay of our guests even more comfortable and enjoyable. We are happy to inform you that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2007

I chose Riad Kniza based on the excellent reviews, and my experience there for 4 nights was consistent with others' observations. The building is lovely and peaceful. The staff was warm and helpful, and offered support with directions, rooftop dining, day trips, and even medical assistance (my partner and I both had respiratory infections and felt ill). The air conditioning... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2007

Couldn't disagree with any of the comments about the Riad (could about Marrakech, but that's another story!). We agree with everything good that other reviewers have written about the service, the quality of the welcome, the tranquility and the standard of accommodation. We ate dinner several times in the Riad - always delicious, and a fantastically relaxing alternative to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2007

Riad Kniza, A heavenly morrocan treat! From the moment we arrived at Riad Kniza we were made to feel very special. The Riad itself is just beautiful and done tastefully with Moroccan style and charm, breakfast on the terrace or afternoon tea in the courtyard is just wonderful and its definitely worth having a dinner there too! During our stay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2007

I recently stayed at the Riad Kniza (July '07) and was absolutely happy with my choice. Not having been in Marrakech for over 18 years, I wasn't sure what to expect staying in the Medina. Traveling fairly often to other countries, I always like the old part of the town/city I'm visiting and this proved to be so again. The... 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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