Stayed here a couple of weeks ago with my wife. We were upgraded to a suite after our first night as all the lights were out in the block where our room was, meaning I had to use the torch on my phone so the bellboy could find the room and there was no hot water for a shower on the night we arrived, or the following morning.
Good wifi in the hotel lobby.
The suite was fine and only a short walk from its terrace to the pool and to the reception. Rooms are cleaned daily and all of the staff are very friendly.
Breakfast is pretty mediocre. Only a couple of cereals available, only one choice of yoghurt, (if there is any at all), no toaster for the bread, an O.K. selection of pastries. Lunch and dinner are much better, with a good selection of Morrocan food as well as some international dishes, a couple of grill stations where they may be doing kebabs, or steaks, etc, and another making pizza and garlic bread. Sometimes there was someone squeezing fresh fruit juices too. If you stay 2 weeks then the food may be a bit repetitive but, for one week is fine and enjoyable.
Hotel is outside of Marrakech and there is nowhere to walk to from the hotel. Cheap shuttle bus to the city centre and the journey takes about 25 minutes.
Entertainment staff try their best to get people involved and work very hard around the pool and in the evenings too. They really do put a lot of effort in and are a credit to the hotel.
The pool really is first class. The 'smaller' pool is as large as many other hotel's, and the 'big' one is massive. No problem finding a sunbed in the pool area.
If you book all inclusive then think of it as full board with drinks all day, (there is not really any food available between the scheduled meal times)
Room = clean and O.K. for a week
Breakfast = very very average
Lunch & Dinner = Pretty good
Staff = Very friendly
Entertainment Staff = very good
Pool = excellent
Would I recommend this hotel? Probably not. However, if someone I knew had already booked it then I would tell them not to worry, they will have a nice time.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Blue Sea Hotels & Resorts are delighted to invite you to the Marrakech Ryads Parc and Spa, a traditionally-designed resort offering a peaceful, family-friendly base from which to explore the cultural wonders, unbeatable shopping and intriguing sights of Marrakech. The Marrakech Ryads Parc and Spa is home to 260 light and spacious rooms, distributed across 13 riads in keeping with traditional Moroccan architecture. Each air-conditioned room includes satellite TV and a mini bar, plus a private balcony or terrace from which views of either the swimming pool, lush gardens or dramatic Atlas Mountains can be enjoyed. With its huge outdoor swimming pool, children's pool and terraces, guests at Hotel Marrakech Ryads Parc & Spa can soak up the year-round sunshine before cooling down with a refreshing dip. For a respite from the Morocco sun, head to the hotel's additional indoor swimming pool or unwind with a cocktail at the poolside bar. For the ultimate in relaxation, the hotel's renowned EDEN Spa is on hand to provide a wide range of treatments. This sensation wellness centre offers multi-sensory spas and a spectacular range of treatments and facilities that focus on the five elements of the Earth. For energetic guests, the Ryad Parc and Spa Marrakech boasts several sports courts including tennis, basketball and football, plus an on-site gym. With a varied entertainment programme on offer during the day, followed by organised shows every evening and an on-site nightclub, guests can rest assured that both relaxation and activities are catered for at the Marrakech Ryads Parc and Spa. The two restaurants offer a delicious range of modern and traditional dishes, served buffet style or a la carte once a week. Or perhaps jump on the hotel's free organised bus service into the centre of Marrakech to indulge in the wide range of Moroccan delicacies and sample the local cuisine. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
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