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“Great Location - no hot water - even when we asked” 3 of 5 stars
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60 Riad Zitoun Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #879 of 1,065 Marrakech B&B and Inns
London
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“Great Location - no hot water - even when we asked”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

I stayed a total of 6 nights in 4 different rooms so I got to see lots of different rooms. For a three star facility paying about £35 per person per night you have to be realistic and not expect 5 stars. We were always treated very nicely and it is a great location.

My only gripe is that the hot water didn't work. Even when we asked specifically for it to be checked. Marrakech in the winter can be surpisingly cool, combine that with an upset stomach and a cold shower feels like a slap in the face. I was lucky enough to have a hot shower one evening and it was absolutely fabulous.

Great things about this Riad
Great location less than 5 mins walk from Jeema el Fna (the main square and the heart of the action)
Large rooms
Beds are pretty alright. Ok there is no fancy 300 count bed linen but it was OK.
It was run down but the cleaning still seemed ok.
Can take LARGE groups on tour.
Always felt safe and cared for.

Room Tip: Rooms on main corridors are noisy. Because everyone has to pass by them to get to reception.
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

We stayed in this riad for a total of four nights (three separate stays) as part of an 11 day tour on our honeymoon (starting and ending in Marakech, with a one night stopover in the middle).

If we hadn't stayed in such a lovely riad before we probably would've loved this hotel, but although it is very pretty a lot of the finishing touches are left wanting - all out toilet cisterns were held together with sellotape, one bathroom had very poor running water (awful for us, as we had dreadful holiday tummy at that point in the journey), sloppy grouting etc. It was really clean though and has a huge pool too. Good value for money, but not the best out there and certainly not luxury.

  • Stayed April 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Riad Moulay Said

Address: 60 Riad Zitoun Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Hotel Style:
Ranked #879 of 1,065 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Riad Moulay Said Hotel Marrakech

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