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Riad Samarkand

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41, Derb Sidi Lahcen | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great ascension weekend, already thinking to go back. Can't thing of anything to complain. Great atmosphere, service and facilities. Just five suites, so always nice and quiet. Staff was super friendly and we had all our meals over there - much better than all the touristy places. We quickly made friends with some of the shop owners around the corner.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time in Marrakech and we were a bit overwhelmed with the medina but once we got to Riad Samarkand we did not want to leave! It is a hidden gem and we quickly changed pour itinerary so we spent more time at the property. The staff was so helpful and really went out of their way... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time in Marrakech. My staying at Riad Samarkand was an amazing experience that I would highly recommend to anyone who wishes stay in an exquisite riad and have a quiet and relaxing time in the centre of the Medina. The bedroom was stunning, very spacious with an authentic style and a private terrace facing the big... More 

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France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there with our 8 months old baby and everything was refined , gorgeous and luxurious. We could go shopping around the souks, and the cook babysat our little girl a scarf around her waist, and our baby sleeping sweetly on her. Food was simply a treat. This ryad shows luxury at its essential form. The pool was a... More 

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Zevergem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is my second visit to the riad and it was like coming home. The staff is so nice, the house so beautiful, so quite in the Medina. We had a few delicious meals there . If you do not want to go out in the evening, just stay there and enjoy the first class diner you wil not easely... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was our third trip to Marrakech and our best so far! We were traveling with our children on this trip and my parents as well. We absolutely loved Samarkand. This was the second time staying in a riad. The first time we stayed in a very trendy, much larger Riad. When we tried to book that riad again, they... More 

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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We chose to stay in this Riad because we'd read it was quiet and peaceful. Our expectations were certainly met. I am consistently amazed in Morocco how quiet the Riads can be -- even in the middle of the souks! Riad Samarkand is a little farther from the big square than we stayed last time we were in Marrakech, but... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

arrived Sunday and was collected, surprised that we had a few hundred yards through the back alleys and then came to the Riad which is stunning - really tucked away. Beautiful common areas and room - Samarkand room, - lovely supper in lounge with log fire Breakfast was served on balcony - very traditional Pierre the manager was extremely helpful... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We visited this Riad as part of a 2 weeks holiday in Morocco with my wife and my 3.5 years old daughter. The riad is "lost" into the maze of little streets that compose Marrakesh' old town. However, as we requested a pick up, we were "escorted" until the front door. Once learnt the way, it was really easy and... More 

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Taplow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Riad Samarkand felt absolutely authentic in every way. The staff went out of their way to provide for our every need, in a calm, quiet and really genuine manner. It was very clean, beautifully and stylishly decorated and very well run. We enjoyed several delicious dinners in a wonderful candle lit room, and our breakfast was served on our terrace... More 

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