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“I was the only guest” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Riad Oasis

Riad Oasis
Riad Oasis
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Riad Oasis
3.5 of 5 Inn   |   86, Arset el Baraka Derb El Makina Bab Aylen, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #886 of 1,040 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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“I was the only guest”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I was booked into this place by a tour company that I have used a number of times in the past. I was very unhappy about this riad. It was not in a good neighborhood and it was not within easy walking distance of any restaurants, sites, shopping, etc. I was the only guest and after the manager left for the day the only folks left on site did not speak English so I felt trapped there. I had the opportunity to see a few other riads while on my trip, there are 1500 total in Marrakech, and they had so much more to offer. The call to prayers started at 4am (really loud even thru the closed windows and door) and there were a few more very early in the morning so I could not sleep due to the noise. After that finished the sun was up and the birds in the courtyard outside my room started, as well as a rooster in the distance. I am not sure why there was no one else at this hotel, it made me feel very unsafe there. I must say that the lady that cooked breakfast each day and dinner each night for me was fantastic! I also want to give kudos to the manager of the hotel, she really went out of her way to try to make me happy. The bed was comfortable but you have to hold the shower head in your hand to take a shower, not fun. The hotel had wifi and it worked great both on my pc and my iphone. They also had satellite tv but I could only find news in English. I guess if you are looking for a really local experience this might be the place for you, it was not the place for me.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Address: 86, Arset el Baraka Derb El Makina Bab Aylen, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Hotel Style:
Ranked #886 of 1,040 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Oasis 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Formerly notable's property, the riad was magnificently restored in the Arabo-Andalusians style, by respecting the traditional proportions and materials. Luxurious residence behind an anonymous frontage, the riad can accommodate 10 to 12 people. The house is located in the El Baraka district, close to the doors Aylan or Rhmat, 10 min from the place Jemaa el Fna, in a calm and easy street accessible to the cars. Calm, freshness and songs of birds of the riad offer to the hosts a true oasis after their return from a walk in the souks, a tour in the Atlas or a course of golf. ... more   less 

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