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Riad Samarkand

41, Derb Sidi Lahcen | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Taplow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Zevergem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful Riad is a jewel! Every inch of it is perfect! If you like good taste, classy deco, peaceful places, good food then you will be enchanted with this place .Immediately you feel at home. The manager is perfect and very helpful to guide you in the best possible way to get the most out of your stay in... More

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Riad Samarkand is in a great location with easy accessibility to cooking classes at Maison Arabe, wonderful lunches at Terrraces des epices and Le Jardin, shopping in the souks and taxis to take you out of the Medina. Our room was beautifully decorated, spacious, quiet, with cool breezes and great air conditioning. We enjoyed our breakfasts on the terrace and... More

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Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Such a wonderful place ! Everything here is made and done for your pleasure and comfort. The place is quiet, beautiful, refined in every detail. Every room is differently decorated, with great taste and carefully chosen furniture and great bathrooms. We were on a family trip, which is nice, because booking the four rooms turn the place into a private... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very kind and courteous staff make this tranquil riad a real pleasure to stay in. My friend and I had a spacious twin room overlooking the courtyard, and felt that we had the place to ourselves. We chilled out by the plunge pool every afternoon (watched by the resident tortoises) and it was wonderfully peaceful. Everything works and it's nicely... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

End May 2014 visit for 1 week - 2 x 50-somethings on yet another anniversary/birthday jaunt. Simply, Riad Smarkand provided a great base for sampling both the old and new in Marrakech plus a day out to the coast (Essaouira) - our driver (Haj) was excellent throughout the day. Staff at Samarkand are polite, helpful and superbly managed by Pierre,... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This Riad is really like arriving in a oasis after being lost in the desert: it is a dream come true! As soon as you get into the courtyard, which is a green setting, it feels you are in another world and another time. First of all, It is so quiet and peaceful you really enjoy not to be anymore... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had the most perfect sta in Riad Samarkand. The riad itself is beautiful, it is in the perfect location and Pierre was super helpful ensuring that we made the most of our visit. Would definitely recommend to others.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We had a really good stay in this wonderful riad. Everybody was really kind, welcoming and really professional. Pierre, the manager is great and was there for us anytime if needed which was really appreciated. Last but not least the meals prepared in house by the cook Bouchra are amazing. Hope to go back there really soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Our family of 4 stayed in the Samarkand Suite for 4 nights -- perfect location for exploring the medina; close to souks and main attractions. Samarkand Suite was perfect size for family of 4 (2 adults and 2 preteens). Pierre, hotel manager, was extremely helpful with advice and even personally escorted us on our first two outings to be sure... More

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Address: 41, Derb Sidi Lahcen | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 4
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