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Riad El Maati

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15 sidi el maati, Rabat 10 000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Florence, Italy
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good option in the medina in Rabat. Open rooms and lovely roof-top terrace. The riad provides exceptionally good maps so you can indeed find it even though it is down the back alleys. Very good location from which to explore the medina and the Kasbah. You can actually walk there from the train station in about twenty minutes or... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful riad in the medina of Rabat. It is actually easy to find, so don't worry that you might not. The medina of Rabat is also not really big. The riad is really nicely renovated with a modern touch. Everyone is super friendly and helpful. They also offer spa style massages which we can recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

First Impression Well our first impression of Rabat was not exactly good, run down and dirty in the old medina. The raid itself was very nicely located though, placed in the centre of the medina but away from the noisy streets and not that difficult to find. However, it does look quite hippy inside, I think trying too hard to... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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97 reviews 97 reviews
39 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The location is very good, close to both the souks and the sights. The riad itself is nice but - in my opinion - very overcrowded with a lot of things, objects and crap that take away the genuine feeling. It is a hippie feeling to it which is ok if you like that style but it is overproced compared... More 

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riadelmaati, Propriétaire at Riad El Maati, responded to this review

Hello dear travelers, thank you for the information .... Sorry for not having lived up to your big requirement. I love "OK HIPPIE ... it proves that one feels at home .The more the Riad El Maati is precisely appreciated its simplicity, authenticity and modern twist. The Riad is authentic and not comparable homes with a hotel. Riad El Maati... More 

Savona, Italy
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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Nice and clean place, however it didn't meet my expectations for the price I paid. We spent one night on Sunday and most of the restaurants were closed but we were not advised about this. Wi-fi went down few times during our stay, however the staff was immediately available to fix the problem. Again, it's nice but I've found other... More 

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riadelmaati, Propriétaire at Riad El Maati, responded to this review

Hi, you and our readers, We thank you for your comment ... Morocco offers beautiful place and beautiful Riad. You can find accommodation at a better price in cities or there to compete. For our part we have chosen to declare our activitée nearby the autorities (operating permit) and to pay all fees and taxes. A large majority of restaurants... More 

Pune, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was a magical and magnificent Riad tucked away in the heart of the Medina. It seemed like it came to life from mystical fairy tale. We were very well taken care of. From the minute my friend and I entered we were treated like royalty ..and were giving yummy moroccan tea with treats. The lady at the concierge was... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Riad el Maati is ideally situated to explore the medina. The main shopping street is a stone's throw away, and all the medina sights are easily walkable. The Riad itself is quite nice and trendy, esp the tree is the courtyard gives it a surreal feel. There is always great music playing and it is a lovely place to just... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We reached Rabat after sunset, and some one from the resort promptly came to help us to take us inside. As soon as you turn in from the main market in towards the Riad, it is quite dark and a bit creepy. Inside the Riad is another matter though. It is beautifully done up, and has a great atmosphere. We... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The taxi the riad had arranged was there to meet us at the airport and the driver took us directly to the door. The welcome was terrific - a tour of the riad and then our beautiful and immaculate room where tea and nibbles were served. The only downside to our room was that the hot water could have been... More 

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Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We are travelling around Morocco in a classic motorhome with our two young sons. When we suffered a broken window on the motorway we were forced to make an emergency stop in Rabat. We were luckily to discover riad El Maati. Farhid was amazing; he arranged safe parking for our damaged van and made us feel so welcome and well... More 

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