A warning first: the Riad was a bit difficult to find, because the location shown on most maps (like booking.com) is quite inprecise. It is actually located in Rue Imam el Ghazali, right after the end of the Bahia Pallace. Looking for a place in Marrakech without knowing its precise location can be a bit intimidating given the constant harassment by the cloud of touts and would-be guides surrounding you, especially if you walk around with luggage and a guidebook in your hand.
The staff were very friendly and the place is charming. The rooftop terrace with a hammam is particularly nice. The breakfast was basic (pastries, bread, jam, juice, coffee) but tasty. The room (Opal suite) was not big, but adequate size and stylish. It only had a window to the patio, which means that there was no street noise, although it could be loud as long as people were dining/drinking there.
There was free wireless internet.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- If you are looking for good value accommodation Riad Bahia is the best choice to spend a memorable vacation and delightful comfort.Its original style and decor that unites Morocco with the Far East takes you back to the warm of oriental nights. Ideally located in Marrakech, at the heart of the old Medina, just 10 minutes on foot from the magical palace of Jamaa el Fena and the Souks and very close to the Museum of Marrakech and near to the old jewish square Mellah, 50 meters from the Bahia Palace, 5 minutes walk far of Saadian tombs. Also just 5 minutes in car to reach golf royal palm ... Its seven spacious rooms are built around a luminous patio. Decorated in a highly Oriental atmosphere.The rooms are extremely proportioned and generously provide all the refinement and prestige that a visitor would expect . Savour the finest Moroccan cuisine experience, the restaurant is informal and excellent, with typical Moroccan dishes cooked and served to perfection. Our SPA is available for good treatments done by courteous and well-trained people. In all our treatments we use fresh natural products and always of excellent quality. Enjoy a moment of pure pleasure in traditionnal moroccan hammam with relaxing massage makes Riad Bahia a piece of paradise on earth. Available to traditional treatments. Finally a sunny terrace a marvellous environment for relaxation offers panoramic views of the Medina's roofs and the famous Atlas Mountains. It's a solarium during the day and a cool heaven at night where you can enjoy a romantic dinner by candles. Riad Bahia is situated in a calm quarter in the Medina, well suited for a stop and an ideal starting point for exploring the city on foot ( just 10 minutes on foot from Jamaa el fena square ). ... more less
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