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Riad El Arsat

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   10 Derb Chemaa, Arset Loughzail | Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #162 of 1,054 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The streets of Marrakech are a fascinating assault on the senses: the noise, the crowd, the dirt, the colors, the heat. What you need after a day in Marrakech is this: a large garden (with a family of tortoises), a good size swimming pool, outstanding staff, characterful rooms, a peaceful patio, fantastic food and refreshing mint tea. And all within... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is our favorite holiday place and I tell you we are frequent travellers. Great authentic kitchen, you wil not get a better tajine than the one from Fatima in marrakesch. It's just like being at home, amazing owner and staff. The garden and the pool are just the best place to seat, trink moroccon tee and read a book.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Many Riad advertise with this a title, but this is really true for Riad El Arsat. With its incredible garden and swimming pool, once you enter through the door you can really relax after a long day walking the souks and the Medina. Just a short walk from the Djemaa el Fnaa, the location is unbeatable and if you rent... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

If you go to Marrakesh you should stay at Riad El Arsat. It is a beautiful small palace in the medina. The streets outside are busy but inside the portal of Riad El Arsat there is air, calm, a beautiful garden and an inviting swimming pool. The rooms are nicely decorated. The breakfast is very good as everything else that... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I think this is now my favourite hotel. Only eight rooms share the largest private garden in the Marrakech medina (it's so big you can easily spot it on Google satellite maps!). On two sides of the garden are arranged sympathetically-restored elegant and comfortable rooms, hammam, jacuzzi, pool, large colonnaded salon, roof terrace etc. The garden itself is dense, bird-filled... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed in the Riad for 2 nights, everything was absolutely perfect! Charles arranged for us to get picked up from the airport as we arrived late at night. We had our dinner at the first night in the Riad, both wine and food were delicious. We were then upgraded to a bigger room as the Riad wasn't too busy,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Like everyone else who has reviewed El Arsat, we too loved it. So what to say that has'nt already been said? Charles and Agnes and their staff are the perfect hosts and nothing is too much trouble. They have a lovely small Hammam and a hot tub on the upper terrace and you can have an excellent massage if you... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is one of the few Riads with a good sized garden and pool in the Medina. A 10 minute walk from the main square and other places of interest. The local staff is friendly though a little shy. Exception is Slimmen, who speaks good english and is very willing to help out. The owner appeared to show less true... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Entering this garden of eden for the first time is difficult to describe. Respectful and fortunate are the two first words comming into my mind, and everyday when we returned from the roaring Berber Souk we enjoyed the accommodation and tranquility to the full. Charles and the staff made this trip unforgettable, and they were helpful in any way needed.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

If you want tranquility right next door to the hustle and bustle of the Berber souk, the largest traditional market in Morocco, and what visitor to Marrakech doesn’t? - then Raid El Arsat, a lovingly restored and delightfully hosted old merchant's property, is the place for you.

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Address: 10 Derb Chemaa, Arset Loughzail | Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad El Arsat 4*
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