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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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a round-the-world (4 continents) trip in July, and Riad Samarkand was, hands-down, my favourite hotel, during my travels. I'm a luxury travel professional, and other trendier hotels and riads (El Fenn, La Mamounia) had been recommended to me. Fortunately, however, while looking up reviews, I came across Riad Samarkand, and decided to book there based on its... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Such a lovely riad. Good location and the interior was so beautiful. Also the service was very good. The people were so nice and friendly. I loved our room and the breakfasts was so good. It was so good just to hang in the courtyard. My advise to travelers would be, the city is so crowded and chaotic, make sure... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

In June 2015, my wife and I went to Marrakech to celebrate her birthday where we had the opportunity to stay at Riad Samarkand. Originally we planned on spending four nights but ended up staying a full week. It was a great decision! Some of the key points as to why we thoroughly enjoyed are stay at Riad Samarkand are... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I recently returned from a guy's trip to Marrakech with Riad Samarkand serving as our base camp for exploration. The riad is situated ideally, about a ten minute walk from all the main sight seeing and tourist areas. Close enough for access but far enough away for some calm. The riad is also close to ville nouvelle where all the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great experience. Luca, the GM, made the experience, travel, and stay in Marrekech easy, enjoyable, and worthwhile. The hotel was beautifully decorated and very comfortable with amazing views of the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

As my first time in Marrakech I couldn't expect to be more amazed by this fantastic Riad Samarkand! The service was impeccable! Me and my girlfriend got picked up by a private driver and driven in what we literally called Paradise! The Riad was beautiful, characteristic and very luxurious; also walking distance to the Medina. The bedroom was massive with... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

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 May 10, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

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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