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“Charming and glamorous” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad O
5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Derb Sidi Ahmed Ou Moussa 10 | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40008, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #274 of 1,134 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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“Charming and glamorous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

Marrakesh is a must see in Morocco, and Riad O is definitely the place to stay. It is a charming old house in the Medina adapted into a glamorous hotel. We loved the décor – Arabian charm with a perfect touch of great modern design; looks like one of these places featured in the Wallpaper magazine. Riad O has several rooms, all individually decorated. Our room (Prune) was spacious and comfortable.
There’s a “hammam” (Turkish bath) on the top floor and the treatment using the refreshing black eucalyptus soap is a great value. The staffs were exceptional; extremely helpful in assisting us in any possible way. We felt safe and everyone was taken care of. The food was great; don’t forget to have at least one dinner there (excellent Moroccan salads + fabulous tajines.)

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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 November 1, 2010

Riad o without no doubt was such a lovely serene place to stay while in Marrakech. My family and I stayed with young children rented for a week. As we entered we were amazed with the decor and cleanliness. The staff were so kind and hospitable. The wonderful breakfasts of crepes and french bread were served daily by Malika. She would entertain the children while we dined. She also cooked us a wonderful Morroccon feast which I will never forget. It was amazing. Her service was outstanding.
The hammam scrub was also unforgettable.

Location was in the heart of the Medina very close to a mosque. The call for prayer is quite loud but part of the whole Morroccan experience. Outside was a great market selling everything from fresh produce to toiletries and nappies. You can walk to the souks within 10 mins. Once you get through the chaos of the souks you will end up in or around the square where you will be greated by street sellers, food stalls, snake charmers and henna artists.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with family
    • 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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Address: Derb Sidi Ahmed Ou Moussa 10 | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #274 of 1,134 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad O 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad O Marrakech, is a unique place within the Medina walls. An oasis of tranquility in the dynamic city of Marrakech. Immerse yourself in a world full of contrasts, scents and colours ! 300 Days of sunshine a year. Riad O combines authenticity & charm with the luxury of a hotel. Riad O is at 15 minutes walking distance from all the tourist attractions (Majorelle Gardens, Menara Gardens, ancient palaces, ...) And nearby some golf courses and sports grounds. Riad O is an authentic Moroccan dwelling with 3 stylishly furnished rooms and 2 suites. ... more   less 
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