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Riad Massiba
38, rue Douar Graoua, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #103 of 471 Hotels in Marrakech
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“riad massiba”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We had an excellent stay at the Riad Massiba. We came on holiday with 2 other couples so had the whole riad to ourselves. Rooms were lovely and clean, breakfast was good served on the upstairs terrace. Just a short stroll to the square, what an experience that was!!
Would definately recommend this riad .

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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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  • Location
    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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Amsterdam
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Thanks to Vivian, Ahmed and soumaya we had a very nice stay. The room was huge and very clean.. And the breakfast was delightful. The only bad thing was Hassan the taxi driver that was arranged by the hotel. He charges too much. For a very short trip in the city. About 10 min. He charged us 150 dirham. That's ridiculous. My tip, don't ask him to drive you!

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and had a wonderfull time. Our room was beautiful decorated, spacious, clean, with a good double bed. Vivienne was a very nice, friendly hostes and made is feel AT&T home. She arranged a taxi (Mustuffa) for a day for us. We went skiing at the Oekamiden and to Ourika valley. Riad Massiba is at a good location in the medina. Around the corner of Restaurant Pepernero, the place to be for a delicious diner in a romantic, stylish restaurant. The famous square is about 10 minutes walk from the riad. So we recommend a stay at this beautiful Riad :).

  • Stayed January 2014, 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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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is an incredibly good value riad, just a stone's throw away from Jemaa el Fna (Marrakesh's main square).
Although we don't speak french, we overcame the language barrier with Vivienne (the owner) who was so friendly and hospitable. We were welcomed with a glass of freshly brewed tea before shown into our ground floor room.
Room is very good size, clean and very nicely decorated, including a library of books to browse through.
Breakfast can be served on the terrace or the sitting area in the courtyard. The orange juice was the best we've had for breakfast in any of the riads we stayed in Morocco.
Make sure you plan your route to the riad before you get there. It is not that difficult to find but if you appear lost, the locals will try to "help" and ask for outrageous amounts of money in return! A young man demanded 100 dirhams (£7.50/9 Euros) for just walking us for 50m to the front door!

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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london
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Had a wonderful 2 night stay at Riad Massiba. All the bases were covered from the convenient location, quiet, clean and warm room through to the fresh breakfast on the terrace....and this is before the help we had with reservations and VERY early taxis. A delight!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paris, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Stayed at Riad Massiba for three nights and had a lovely time. Vivienne, her lovely cats and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The riad felt like home, and the proximity to places in Medina was great. A great place to stay when visiting Marrakech.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Karlsruhe, Germany
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed it very much. The airport pickup was worth the 15€ and well organised. The location is quiet and only 7-8 minutes (walking distance) away from jemaa el fna.
For you get your own key for the riad, it is possible to come back for a rest after having visited some parts of the medina like the souks and relax before you go on e.g. to south part of the city.
The Riad is ideal for those who like to visit Marrakech's inner town and not to be recommended for a longer stay at the Riad itself because there aren't so much amenities like in a hotel with pool and garden and so on.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 38, rue Douar Graoua, Marrakech, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Best Value Hotel in Marrakech
#64 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#89 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad Massiba, is an exceptional guesthouse which invites you to a timeless travel where the city of Marrakech deploys all its spell as a concubine its finery, whereme monts pass by languishingly, and where the bewitched visitor will make a salutary rest stop to feed himself with serenity and peace before pursuing his long way. ... more   less 
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