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“I agree with Jane Sayer” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Idra
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Derb Tizougarine 105 | Dar El Bacha, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #10 of 460 Hotels in Marrakech
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“I agree with Jane Sayer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This Riad is wonderful - location, service, furnishings, ambiance, food - all top notch. I have been to Marrakesh before but my husband hadn't and he loved this place. Karine runs a very tight ship. We recommend it.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, December 17, 2013
Dear Jane,

Thank you very much for agreeing with the opinion of Jane Sayer about our Riad.
Riad Idra is like a small house, with only 7 rooms so we do all our best to offer a personalized service in an intimate atmosphere.
We're delighted to know you enjoyed your stay in our house and we hope to see you again in Marrakech.

Kind regards,

Karine and the team
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Lovely riad in an excellent location in the Medina. Manager gave us a run down on best places to visit, eat and relax and she runs a very efficient and comfortable riad. Great food, friendly staff, nice roof terrace, clean & beautifully decorated rooms. Would thoroughly recommend staying here.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, December 17, 2013
Dear Frances,

Thank you very much for recommending our Riad on Trip Advisor.
The team and I are glad to read that your stay at Riad Idra have met your expectation.
We hope to see you for a next stay in Marrakech.

All the best !

Karine and the team
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is a very peaceful and beautiful Riad in a perfect location on the edge of the Medina. We have just spent a week staying in Marrekech and the highlight of our stay has been the time spent at the Riad. The team, lead by Karine is what makes this place so special and sets it apart from anywhere else we've stayed. Your every need is attended to in a very non-intrusive manner. Karine is incredibly efficient with lots of helpful advice on what to visit and where to eat. Mention must be made of the excellent food served for breakfast and evening meal, certainly of a very high standard with wonderful flavours - we ate in the Riad 3 evenings during our stay and they were certainly the best meals we had. The bedrooms and suites are furnished in rich colours and all very clean and luxuriously laid out. The spa facilities were great and certainly worth sampling. All in all a wonderful place, so much so that we have already booked to go again. Very highly recommended.
D&J Sayer

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, December 17, 2013
Dear Jane, Dear David,

Thank you very much for sharing on Trip Advisor your opinion about your experience at Riad Idra.
We were very delighted to welcome you in our “house” and we are pleased to know that you had a lovely stay with us.
We’re glad you enjoyed the flavours of the meals served in house. As you know, in order to offer the highest quality of a homemade food, we cook only fresh products and we prepare it à la minute. That’s why we request a booking in advance for any lunch or any diner at the Riad.
We look forward to your next stay with us, you still have so much things to discover here.
See you very soon !

Karine and the team
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Riad Idra on the weekend of November 8th. We were welcomed by Karine who is the manageress and she was incredible! The Riad is centrally located and easy to find once you get your bearings of all the ally's and streets. The room we stayed in was overlooking the court yard and was absolutely gorgeous the only downside was that one morning a group of people were leaving early and they woke us up as they were chatting loudly in the court yard. The breakfast was served on the terrace and was so fresh and healthy a great way to start our day. Karine was so helpful by sitting us down and outlining an itinary for us. She understood us as a couple which was great as she pointed us in the right direction of all the things that appealed to us, like resturants, shops, cocktail bars and all the cultural things. We had our own itinary from reading books and researching on the Internet but luckily Karine re wrote it for us and it was for the best and made our weekend so much more enjoyable.The Riad is really clean, smells beautiful at all times and the staff are so attentive, efficient and friendly overall a really special experience. Enjoy Marrakesh we felt really safe as all the police are undercover make sure you check out les bains de Marrekesh for a hamman such good fun, eat in the souk, take a horse and cart ride around the city, go to le Comptoire for dinner and belly dancing, cafa Arab for drinks, le jardin for drinks, and spend time in the souks and markets so so fab just people watching and buying loads of souveniers. We went to cafe France to watch Sunset very chilled xx

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, November 26, 2013
Dear Holly,

First of all, thank you for this exhaustive description of your stay in our house.
As you may know, any traveler consults trip advisor before planning a trip and your review gives a lot of information about our Riad and Marrakech, thanks again !
Apparently you have noticed and appreciated the attention to details in the Riad. I’m glad my assistance in advising and recommending places has been useful to you.
We hope to see you for a next stay in Marrakech.
Kind regards,

Karine and the team
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Extremely helpful, warm and friendly staff.
Tranquil oasis inside the Medina. Beautifully furnished and finished.
Various lovely areas for sitting around the riad.
Has a lovely mini-spa/hammam. Therapists were very good.
Pretty terrace but no view. Food was delicious.
There is an area for sunbathing on the terrace with a shower to cool off.
A beautiful fountain in the courtyard that you could use as a pool, but would be pretty conspicuous being overlooked by all the rooms, and not having the sun loungers on that level.
There is an elevator for those who find stairs difficult.
Most souk merchants take cash only. A few have credit card facilities. Therefore one always needs cash. Although there was a bureau de change nearby, the autobanks were not.

Room Tip: All rooms face onto the courtyard (as in most riads), so expect to hear peoples' voices. Unless...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, November 26, 2013
Dear Natalie,

We’d like to thank you for sharing your opinion about your stay in our Riad.
We’re glad you enjoyed the place and the service provided by our team.

All the best to you and your sister.

Karine and the team
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Buxton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Our stay at Riad Idra can be summed up in one word - Wow! A beautiful and luxurious Riad which is a haven of tranquility in contrast to the hustle and bustle of the Medina outside the front door. The location is great, the food is delightful and the level of service is impeccable. The airport transfer service made the start and end of our trip totally stress-free.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, November 26, 2013
Dear Euan,

Many thanks for your review !
The satisfaction of our guests is our priority and we’re pleased to read such a nice description of our Riad.
We hope to see you for a next stay in Marrakech.

Kind regards,


Karine Orfila
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Once you're inside the riad and the door is closed, you feel like your in another world. Pretty little place which is tastefully decorated, you will soon be greeted by Karine with her beautiful smile, great hospitality and #1 service. She recommended some restaurants to us and even called for reservations, she even made sure we get the best table! we felt so special and well taken care of. In the morning enjoy the hearty Moroccan breakfast on the roof, missing something? just ask, and and Karine and her lovely staff will make sure its there. Leaving the riad was a heart breaking moment, I will definitely stay there in the future and I recommend it to everyone.

Room Tip: We stayed in (Warda) upstairs, very nice room.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RIADIDRAMARRAKECH, Gérant at Riad Idra, responded to this review, November 25, 2013
Dear Heba,

We are glad you and your son enjoyed your stay at Riad Idra.
Thank you very much for recommending us on Trip Advisor, the number one traveler’s website.
I was delighted to recommend you and to assist you in booking restaurants, I know how important is the “food experience” when you discover a new culture.
We really hope to see you in the future Heba.

Kind regards,

Karine and the team
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Address: Derb Tizougarine 105 | Dar El Bacha, Marrakech, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #10 of 460 Hotels in Marrakech
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Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Idra 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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