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Riad Dar El Aila

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   160 Derb El Ferane, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #390 of 1,065 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were enchanted by the lovely pictures and the good price offer on a popular booking site, and somehow we were blind to the bad reviews about this place which we really regret now. We were picked up at the airport and taken to a totally different place. They didn't say anything, they were just hoping we would be total... More

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Lichfield, UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the strength of reviews elsewhere we booked 4 nights here . Allow at least 24 hours to learn the route to and from the main Jemaa al Fna square. The map on the back of the Riad's card is pure fiction. It's 20 minutes through the souks with 4 crucial junctions to memorise. This is a problem because you... More

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Newark
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We choose a riad to get an authentic experience of accommodation in the Medina and were not disappointed. The Riad consists of two properties that have been converted into one. We booked through "Booking.com" which offered a limited choice of rooms and ours could be describe as "shabby chic" it had the facilities as described but there were rooms that... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Where to start. We booked this riad after looking at reviews on here, which were glowing. Our experience was quite different. The place is run by 'boys'. The rooms were very small. The riad very noisy-had to ask staff to turn their music down 3 times. Breakfast was the same every day. Either unripe fruit and bread, or rotten fruit.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was our first stop off on our honeymoon and we loved it! The room was beautiful, the pool area cool and relaxing (and beautifully scented with jasmine and orange tress) and the food (both breakfasts and dinner) was amazing. Nothing was too much trouble - we needed to book a coach to Agadir and were given really clear instructions... More

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ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here end of June for 3 nights,such a lovely riad we had a room on the ground floor beside court yard,room had charming morrocon decor very clean with acomfortable bed most importantly air con,there is an array of areas to sit down to chill out in but the highlight has to be the roof terrace beautiful view over Marrakech,the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a lovely little place to stay, all the rooms are bright and clean and come with Air Con which is lovely after a day of trekking around. The Roof Terrace is lovely to sit with a book and a drink and just chill. Staff are very helpful and welcoming. The breakfast is lovely, fresh fruit and bread. The... More

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The Riad was very authentic. Great roof terrace. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. They even organise the transfers to and from airport at a small cost. Breakfast was lovely. The only downside was the smell of cat urine from the many stray cats, but not really the Riad's fault. Ideally located to visit the Souks etc

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Cork, Ireland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Myself and a friend stayed in Riad Dar El Aila for 2 nights in June. The riad is absolutely beautiful - very ornately styled. The breakfast was very tasty, and the roof terrace was particularly stunning, with couches and loungers overlooking the entire city. The staff were extremely helpful, and even drew us a map when we arrived to help... More

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Devon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Totally agree with all the positive comments, you can't go wrong with a stay here but try theses tips. Used Booking.com We stayed 4 Nights mid- May perfect weather 29-30 degrees We made do with Hand Luggage size cases, a first for us and so much easier! Hairdryers provided by Riad Book transfers with Riad Dar El Aila when you... More

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Address: 160 Derb El Ferane, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Dar El Aila 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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