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“Nice cozy riad” 4 of 5 stars
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Riad Nesma
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   128 Riad Zitoune Lakdim | Medina, Marrakech 40040, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #143 of 481 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Trento, Italy
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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“Nice cozy riad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I visited with a friend and slept in a double room. The riad is typical moroccon style. The room was big enough, clean and overall nice. Staff was really friendly and helpful. We were welcomed with hot mint tea and lots of information and advice about the nearby area. Breakfast is served on the "rooftop" with a nice view on the surroundings. Would visit again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

The service is amazing and really friendly ! The breakfast was great with yummy orange juice and eggs (more than what other places might offer) !
The riad itself is not amazing, small and simple nothing fancy about it .
The idrissides room was a bit small for 4 adults but Great value for the price we got :)

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Well, the guys working there were pretty awesome! Patio breakfast is wicked! yo! Ya man Tis da place to be in da Marrakech town! It may not be the most beautiful place in the town but referring to the prices , the location and the service it was great !

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can't get much closer to all the action than this riad - it's just a short work to the famous square, Jemaa el Fna. Being so close to all the hustle and bustle of the medina - the hotel was surprisingly quiet. The rooms were comfortable with air conditioning, the staff was very friendly and helpful and they had a nice terrace upstairs where we could enjoy breakfast. We had a very pleasant stay!

Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Doing our 3 week vacation in Morocco we stay at Nesma four days in total. Two days in the beginning and two days at the end. At first we couldn't find the Riad as it's in the center of Marrakech, so we had to pay some local boys to show us the way. But from thereon it was a pleasent experience. The room was clean, friendly service and great breakfest! The reason why they don't get 5/5 is that the bathroom door couldn't close and you had to hold the showerhead as the grip was not working. Good value for money Riad.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We stayed in Riad Nesma for 2 nights in June. The place was recommended to us by a friend. It is located about 10 minutes walk from the main market and a walking distance from many attractions and restaurants. What I found amazing is the fact that the busy and noisy life of Marrakesh is right on your doorstep but the Riad feels like a quite safe oasis in the middle of it:)

The room was as described / shown in pictures. It was spotlessly clean and very pleasant. Riad Nesma has a beautiful Moroccan décor and plenty of nice little spots where you can chill out and relax. We enjoyed the roof terrace especially.
The breakfast served on the terrace every morning was delicious too!
Abdoul (apologies if I've miss spelled) and the rest of the staff ensured we had a great stay. They provided us with lots of help, guidance and great company as well.

I definitely recommend Riad Nesma and will be back there next time I make a trip to Marrakesh.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

It was our first time in Morocco and it was an amazing experience.
The Riad Nesma is very pleasant, involving us in to the mistic moroccan atmosphere. It is very well located, with a great environment and food, as well as the it's friendly staff, always ready to help.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Additional Information about Riad Nesma

Address: 128 Riad Zitoune Lakdim | Medina, Marrakech 40040, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#115 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#130 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Nesma 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A few steps from the famous Jemaa El Fna and two minutes of both Bahia and Badii Palace, a former hotel formerly named the Workers (1939) has been restored by the appeal to knowledge internationally known craftsmen of Marrakech.More than a typical hotel, Riad NESMA opens its doors on an exceptional place with its beautiful patio and 7 rooms that have been planned and studied with great care to offer quality services. ... more   less 
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