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“BEAUTIFUL, CHARMING, PEACEFUL!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Flam
4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   114 Derb Sidi Moussa | 114, Derb Sidi Moussa, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #250 of 1,053 Marrakech B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“BEAUTIFUL, CHARMING, PEACEFUL!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

WOW!! What can I say about this amazing hotel. The perfect place to stay and relax from the hustle and bustle of the souks and Medina. Abdul was such a big help to us, booking restaurants and showing us where to go on the maps, very lovely man and his English was superb.

The small Jacuzzi upstairs was perfect to relax in after walking all day and even more perfect with a mojito (the best I've had)

Great location right near everything and close to the airport. Our transfers never arrived so we got a taxi but the taxi guy called the hotel and a lovely gentlemen came to meet us and walk us to our room as you would never find it in the alleys especially at night. The transfers were easy jets fault not the hotel. We even got upgraded when we arrived and had a lovely room over looking the pool. Breakfast was wonderful my favorite part of the holiday and filled us up all day until dinner.

Highly recommend this hotel, very laid back and the most peaceful place I have ever stayed in.

PS don't be put off walking through the alleys to get to the hotel at night, perfectly safe and when you walk through the hotel door you will forget the outside world.

Room Tip: we had the room on the far left over looking the pool, was lucky enough to get upgraded and was perf...
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  • Stayed June 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Just back from Marrakech. Stayed at Riad Flam for 2 nights. Very strategically located. Just a 10min walk from the Jema El Fnaa(the square). Close to all the main attractions and Souks. It is a beautiful Riad, very tastefully done. The decor is very appealing and well maintained. Feels like another world once you enter!
The staff were very helpful from the time we met them. They were kind enough to pick us up from the airport and wait for us at the Riad as we landed late night. Abdul was very polite and helped us a lot by giving us the map and recommendations for things to do in the city. Overall everybody is very kind and make you feel comfortable.
The rooms are brilliant! The beds are comfortable and toilets clean and house keeping makes sure they keep it that way by changing towels, tidying up regularly!
The roof top plunge pool is stunning and perfect to relax and sun bathe. There is even a massage and a hamam centre at the Riad. The owner is an in-house masseuse.
The only downside was that there was some work happening in the building and was a little noisy in the afternoon (blame it on the timing).
The other thing I would like to say is if you are staying at this Riad and planning on a desert safari, do not approach the Riad. They charged us double the price and once we got there we were surprised to meet people who had paid almost half price for the same trip!! You rather book it through the agencies on the streets.
Otherwise I highly recommend this Riad! A total winner!!

Room Tip: Get a room on the upper floors if possible.
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  • Stayed May 2014, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A warm sincere welcome by the friendly staff. Lovely rooms - clean. Relaxing escape from the hectic marrakech streets. Would be happy to stay there again! Recommend you try riad flam above usual franchised hotel chains.

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed at Riad Flam for three nights on our first trip to Marrakech. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and the staff were very helpful and friendly. We both had a massage, which was fantastic and much needed after two days of sightseeing by foot.

Our room was probably one of the smallest but was perfectly adequate, particularly as we preferred to use the courtyard for relaxing and reading.

Room Tip: Our room was on the first floor and although it had a small window onto the street, it was very peac...
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Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This Riad was renovated by a Parisian masseuse who now not only runs it but also is the in-house masseuse. Its a wonderful establishment, calm and tasteful in all rooms and the central court yard, the service and breakfasts were wonderful. We were welcomed with a private talk with the manager who gave us some bearings, a map and some recommendations of things to do during our stay. I can't recommend this place enough. All in all a total winner. Get a room on the upper floors.

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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

There are no words to describe how beautiful this Riad is. We stayed for 8 nights and still did not want to leave. The rooms are beautiful, the courtyard is beautiful. Food is delicious and staff are lovely. Madame Flam's massages are fantastic. The Riad is just around the corner from Palais Bahia and a short 10 minute walk through market streets to the main square Jemaa El Fna. Do not get put off by what anyone says, this is literally the place to stay in the Old Town. Don't miss out! We will most definitely be going again one day!

Room Tip: All of the rooms are beautiful, but we were on the first floor and we preferred this as it gave a li...
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  • Stayed August 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

This riad contains all you Need, visiting The chaotic city Marrakech. After 15 days of dessert in Nomadic land i ended my trip here in this riad. Perfect location in Centre, fantastic roof terras With wirlpool And best massages of Marocco. Based in an old historical building - inside you don't hear any of The noise in The city. But walking out The front door, And turn 4 corners, you are in The middle of The busy And Tiny streets around The famous square. I Will return here, even when it's only for a weekend. Highly recommended! A top 10 choice!

Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Address: 114 Derb Sidi Moussa | 114, Derb Sidi Moussa, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #250 of 1,053 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riad Flam 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hidden in a narrow street, the Derb Sidi Moussa, Riad Flam offers you a fine blend of orientalism and contemporary design. Unique for a riad in the old medina, the Riad Flam offers a ravishing spa, with hammam, massage and beauty salon. On the rooftop terrasse, the jacuzzi and the lounge-bar embrace a wonderful view on the roofs of Marrakech and the snowy tops of the High-Atlas. ... more   less 
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