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Ranked #197 of 462 Hotels in Marrakech
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two weeks a year ago. It was great value for money. Our room was nice, comfy bed and the air-con was great. Mohammed was very helpful and helped us booking excursions at a reasonable price and cooked us both food when I was ill. Breakfast was very good and consisted of coffee, juice, croisants and savoury bread. The room was cleaned every day to a good standard and the airport transfer was spot on also. Mohammed also provided useful information about how much is reasonable to pay for things in the souks (useful for bartering)

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Riad Awinati was brilliant - Joelle, the owner, made sure we were comfortable, helped us navigate Marrakech and contacted our next riad by phone to make sure we had directions. The dinner we had at the riad was really great and breakfast was always fab. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Petershagen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Riad Awinati impressive presents a very successful combination of oriental ambience with oriental hospitality. The tasteful decor of the rooms offers everything makes it a pleasant stay: comfortable bed, a reasonable sanitary and air conditioning. Within the riad is perfectly shielded from external noise of the street.

The hospitality of the house by Madam Fathia completes the whole from impressive. Their culinary skills conjure up dishes on the table that should be enjoyed absolutely.

The breakfast alone is legendary: bread, croissants, homemade cakes, pancakes and yogurt, cream cheese, jam, honey, fruit salad, eggs (if desired), coffee, tea, juice and almost everything what the guest wants.

During our time there, Jaques was responsible for the logistics of the hotel and cared for us very friendly. In addition, he offered himself as guide and city guide. Through its local knowledge and charming way we may make some memorable trips Marrakech.

The spatial position of the Riad's is perfect, right in the Kasbha one is always confronted with normal life and to other sites is not far (either on foot or by a kalesh).

Highly recommended!
Gerlind + Peter

  • Stayed April 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Booked this riad because the price was reasonable for a solo traveler and was pleasantly surprised because it is really great value for your money. The staff was very polite and helpful, breakfast was great, loved the fried egg every morning. I stayed in the Turquoise room, it was very basic , nothing fancy but very comfortable, the shower head needs to be replaced but I was able to take a hot shower every morning. I liked that the riad is in the Kasbah, it was only a 15-20 walk to the main square but it felt like real life in the neighborhood and not just stuff purely for tourists. I passed the same shops and people everyday and became friendly with a few.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

My wife and I thought this riad was pretty amazing. The workers that included Hyatt and Yassin were amazing. I think without them the experience would have been dull. They were quick to solve issues and spoke good clear english. I would highly recommend this riad.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

My boyfriend and I spent 3 lovely nights, located in the heart of the Kasbah with all the charachter and life of Marrakech. Once you get to know the route its a good 15 minutes walk but well worth the experience, you get to see the really side of Marrakech. The owner helped us with Taxi transfers etc and was a lovely lady who also served a very nice breakfast up on the terrace.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

We stay for 3 nights in this riad, and its was very good.
Good breakfast and a very kindly hostess Nema.
Every day we had clean towels.
The loudness of the street was not in the riad.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Address: La Kasbah, Rue du Mechouar n0 255, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #197 of 462 Hotels in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Awinati 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad Awinatu is a nice and relaxing place, placed in the Medina of Marrakesh.The riad is composed of 2 double rooms and 3 suites, each equipped with a bathroom in tadelakt with shower, toilet and closet and a reversible air conditioning hot/cold.lounge with fireplace, TV and DVD.we are a short walk from Saadian tombs and the royal palace in the famous district of the Kasbah, and a few minutes from the big square Jamaa el fna and souks (markets). ... more   less 
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