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Riad Ilayka

78 Derb El Hammam | Mouassine, Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #79 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Riad Ilayka is simply fantastic. Nadia, Mustafa and all the team are supremely good hosts. From a fantastic welcome (where we were met from the taxi), with a selection of divine moroccan patisseries and fresh pineapple juice we knew this would be good. Brilliantly located 5 mins walk from the Jemaa el Fna main square, this hotel hidden behind a... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our very friendly Ryad, a converted 14th merchant's house, was tucked away in a maze of arched alleyways called Derbs and yet so close to the main square Djema El Fna and the souks. Our bedroom, furnished in a traditional Moroccan style, opened onto a delightful enclosed courtyard with an attractive fountain, where we ate our breakfasts and dinners. We... More

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We have just arrived back from an amazing stay at the Riad Ilayka, what a gorgeous place, behind the massive wooden door is a sanctuary of peacefulness and calm. Our room had a private terrace and was beautifully furnished and very clean to the extent that our stuff was tidied away each day! There is a cool tub (hot tub... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Riad Ilayka and Nadia and her team could not be more accommodating. Returning to the Riad each day was like coming back to an oasis- relaxing, attractive and luxurious. We loved our half day tangine cooking class and appreciated the great recipes we received afterwards. We would highly recommend this Riad! Thank you.

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Lovely Riad, just as I imagined it would be. Hidden behind a big wooden door down one of the many alleys, Ilayaka offered a peaceful, welcome with it's cool courtyard and lovely rooms. The food was great and the staff couldn't do enough to help. Truely a haven away from the hustle and bustle of the souks and the nearby... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at this Riad for 4 nights and it was lovely. The staff were very attentive and polite and the manager Nadia was great. The food was very good and felt really relaxed here. Do not be put off by the shabby streets and alley ways as behind the Riad doors is a gem of an hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We highly recommend this as a place to stay in Marrakech. The service was very attentive and we were always made to feel very welcomed. In addition to the breakfast service which was wonderful, we also had the fortune to have a tangine dinner on our first evening and the meal was extremely good. The rooms were well appointed and... More

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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The combination of traditional elegance, attentive service, central location and an attractive rate makes Riad Ilayka a top value and choice. The riad is decorated in traditional Moroccan antiques and each room is unique and beautiful. Hanan and her team provided impeccable service. One important consideration is the quality of the outside services they recommend. We booked a city/monument tour... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night recently in the middle of a 2 week holiday for our anniversary. Made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The stylish bedrooms (tad dark with windows closed) are around a courtyard but we did not hear anything despite being very close to the heart of the Souk. Dinner was excellent and while... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
26 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This riad is superbly fitted and has excellent staff. The service is impeccable and the food wonderful. It is within walking distance of many of the historical sites and souks. I cannot recommend it too highly. I had all three of my evening meals there all individually prepared and two lunches-enormous portions.

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Address: 78 Derb El Hammam | Mouassine, Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Dar Milouda is ideally situated for a perfect holiday in tranquil surroundings. You will be given a very warm welcome in this lovely, calm, spacious house. It is very close to the Djem Al Fnaa square and all the shopping souks. Experience Marrakech from the inside by staying with us. Dar Milouda offers very good value for money and large open spaces. Staying at Dar Milouda you will experience Marrakech from the inside. ... more   less 
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