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Riad Assala

8, Derb Ouaihah | Sidi Abdel Aziz - Médina, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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Ranked #642 of 1,125 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is a very beautiful and bright riad, where the staff was very gentle and attentive. Our room had the most incredible wooden ceeling painted and carved!!! Breakfasts are served in the terrace, where you can enjoy the view of the mazy little streets around. Riad Assala as placed in the Medina, is near every attraction you must see, so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Hi to all, I would not recommend anyone to stay here for the love or money, I had a terrible experience in this riad and due to this reason I would not stay in another Riad!!! The staff were excellent but the owners are thief's!!! I stayed here for 9nights and regretted each night, throughout my stay I had to... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

We came to Assala after a harrowing night finding our first Riad in Marrakesh. The staff (Abdel and Assia) were extremely helpful with the parking situation and navigating the wonders and perils of the medina. The people here care deeply about the reputation of Marrakesh as a wonderful tourist destination, and they will go out of their way to help... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

The staff is always ready to help you and organizing your day if you don't have any ideas were to go. Attention to the customer. The room was always clean and well organize. The location is perfect, very central, near of everything... very good idea to have an olive tree in the beginning of the street that goes to the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2009

We made a reservation September 25 via internet for 12 October for 4 persons, our credit card was charged for 135 Euro in advance for reservation. When we arrived the hotel was closed. We called the owner, Catherine Vacelet she said that the riad is under construction. She did not even inform us that the hotel will close, she only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2009

We were all really pleased with the Riad - it had so many lovely features. The rooms were amazing - we stayed along with another couple and had booked mini suites. It was definitely good having the extra space - a seating area in the room. Our room was the only one on the ground floor in the half of... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2009

I had the pleasure to enjoy a wonderfull week in both Al Assala hotels. The package is perfect three nights at the Medina Riad & rest in the Plamerai Villa. I have to congratulatre all the staff for the excellent sevice they render there. Christoff & Greg both Managers there take care of the guests in a very professional way.... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2008

Lovely Riad with 6 rooms, two courtyards (1 with a small pool ~1,60m deep) and two roof top terraces. Not luxurious but well restored and full of the decorative details one looks for in Morocco. Very friendly and helpful staff headed by Hamid. Meals are tasty but a bit pricey and dining/breakfast room is very small - do not expect... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2008

I booked the Riad Assala through splendia.com without any problems. Upon arrival in Marrakech I arranged for a taxi to bring us to the hotel. This helped a lot because getting around in Morocco can be quite difficult. When we got the riad we were met my Hamid. He provided us with fresh hot mint tea. This was a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2008

We arrived from the airport late in the night and as soon as we walked through the doors, we were in awe. The candlelights and the dimmed lights gave off a very Moroccan ambiance. We stayed in the Cesame room. The room was gorgeously decorated, as was the rest of the riad. It had a very simple, clean design. We... More 

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