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Riad de l'Orientale

#309 of 1,120 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
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8 Derb Ahmar | Quartier Laksour Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Riad de l'Orientale
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this Riad for 4 nights with a friend- cannot fault it at all! So close to the square (about a 1 minute walk) yet so peaceful we could not hear a thing at night. Sheets were cleaned and room cleaned every day, hot water shower, lovely staff. Very very affordable and absolutely worth every penny. They arranged a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous Riad with beautiful courtyard and wonderful staff.We stayed for 3 nights in April. We had 2 rooms on the second floor- both with amazing architecture -great stained glass windows, carved wood shutters and doors, and beautiful decorated sinks. The bathrooms had great water pressure and ample hot water. Latifa was extremely helpful with restaurant suggestions. Yogurt with breakfast was... More 

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Located just a two minute from Jemaa el Fna, we found Riad de L’Orientale to be an ideal base for exploring Marrakech, perfectly contrasted to the hustle and bustle of the Medina. The rooms were kept spotlessly clean and even when the temperature was up to 35 degrees C outside, the Riad remained a refreshing oasis with bottled water and... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Traveling with a group of 13 people to Marrakech, this is a beautiful little Riad to be in. The location is great, being just around the corner of the bustling Jemaa El Fna square. The staff is very friendly and makes you feel at home. Latifa, the Riad´s manager was always very helpful, giving great tips of locations and places... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Riad L'Orientale is perfectly located just a short walk from Jemaa el Fna on a quiet street. It is clean, comfortable, and welcoming. We easily found our way back every day. We stayed for three nights, as a family, with friends. Our friends with their two kids had the only air conditioned room in the riad, but our room... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This Riad is so calm and relaxing, in complete contrast to the square which is only a short walk away. Latifa and the 'Riad team' really went out of their way to make our visit to Marrakech as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. We had 3 meals in the Riad, traditional Moroccan food cooked and served to perfection. As a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My wife and I stayed here with our 6 year old son for 4 nights in February. We had a wonderful time: not only is the Riad an oasis of calm and comfort with great Moroccan food, but the location is perfect for exploring the Souks and experiencing the atmosphere of the old city. The staff at the Riad were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is the fourth visit to Marrakesh and by far the best. Rather than try one of the grander hotels outside of the city walls, my partner and I chose a central Riad and found the whole experience a complete revelation. This little gem is just 50 metres from the Jema and close to the heart of the Souks. The... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Just returned from a wonderful stay at this beautiful Riad. Perfectly positioned - a short stroll to the main square and souk and perfectly serene - although so close to the hubbub in the square, the atmosphere in the Riad, even when sitting on the roof top terrace, was quiet and calm. The hospitality too was excellent - tea (mint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

My sister and I stayed in Riad de l'Orientale for 3 nights in November 2013 and it was a perfect experience from beginning to end. The Riad is situated in a small street off the main square. It is incredibly peaceful and quiet, such that it is easy to forget that the busy souk is just a 5-10 minute walk... More 

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