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“High standard accommodation.” 4 of 5 stars
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Riad de la Belle Epoque
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   29 Derb Sidi Bouamar | Riad Laarouss, Marrakech Medina, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #61 of 462 Hotels in Marrakech
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“High standard accommodation.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

A very well equipped and beautifully maintained facility. Well located within the medina walls and with great access to the markets and town centre facilities. We feel that the only omission was a refrigerator in the room. The rooftop terrace was very relaxing and the staff were polite and helpful. Wifi was very good at all times too.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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cebrian5, Propietario at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Thank you Patrick for letting know and sharing your opinion with us and the rest of TripAdvisor users. For us it is very important to receive feedback from our guests so we will consider the option of installing refrigerators if we can find some that match with the room decoration. As you know Riad La Belle Epoque´s furniture and ambience is based in the 1920´s and it is not easy to place a fridge in the rooms, but we will consider seriously your advise. We are glad that you have enjoyed being with us. Best Regards.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Dear Staff at Riad de la Belle Epoque, I would just like to thank you for a fabulous stay. The riad itself was delightful and the staff outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble and the hospitality that was extended to us was amazing. We were a large group of 10 on my hen trip and our stay at the riad certainly made this hen trip one to remember. I would defintely recommend the riad to anyone looking for friendly, clean and comfortable experience.
Thank you.
Regards
Elaine

Room Tip: All the rooms were lovely but the Coco Chanel room which has it's own terrace might prove a litt...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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cebrian5, Propietario at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Hello. We are very glad that your hen trip and your stay with us has been as good as you had expected. It has been great fun to have you here celebrating and we hope to see you around sometime. Thanks for sharing with us your opinion. We wish you a happy weeding. Best Regards and the Best for your future.
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Plymouth, Devon, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

What a find! As others have previously said it is an oasis of calm within the medina yet only 15mins to the main square. We stayed for 6 nights in April when the temperature was in the high 30’s low 40’s, and the Riad provided a cool place (in the plunge pool) and around it, to relax during the hottest part of the day. It would be unfair to single out any of the staff as they were all friendly and would go out of their way to help you. Breakfast was varied and sufficient, always asked if more was required. We ate here one evening and again the food was of a high standard. Our room was Anita Delgado and it was fabulous! Would strongly recommend to stay here, we would certainly return without hesitation.

Room Tip: We had "Anita Delgado" and we found it very roomy and light. Bed was most comfortable, lin...
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  • 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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cebrian5, Propietario at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, April 30, 2013
Thanks a lot John for letting us know your opinion and sharing with other travellers. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, the breakfast, the dinner and cool air in our Riad. The staff will be happy to know that once again they are referred as the soul of this place. Hope to see you back another time. Best Regards.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in March 2013 and could not have been more pleased with our choice. We were so warmly welcomed by the lovely Rahhal who made us feel really valued as guests. We were already in Marrakech and so had the advantage of being able to view several riads before making our choice for our last few nights for when we returned from a weekend break to Essaouira on the coast. This riad has the perfect balance of luxury and homeliness. The Spanish owners have decorated it beautifully, with great attention to detail - it is charming and original. Our delightful room (La Bella Otera, ground floor, behind the plunge pool) was cool and relaxing, and beautifully presented. The uniformed staff are both attentive and unobtrusive... all very professional. The cook Fatima is superb, and the breakfasts were a real treat, with lots of little surprises which kept arriving at our table. You can eat downstairs in the semi covered courtyard, or on the fabulous roof terrace - again, the attention to detail was excellent with very comfortable wooden sun loungers, each with an attached drinks table, plus an outside shower to cool off under. The atmosphere in the riad is calm and peaceful. This area of the Medina has just a few cul de sac alleys which feel and are, very safe and quiet; it is a good residential area within easy access of the souks. Congratulations to the owners and all the staff, you are doing everything right. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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cebrian5, Propietario at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, April 29, 2013
Hello. Thanks a lot for sharing your opinion. We are really pleased that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and we want to thank you for your words of encouragement. It is always nice to receive this kind of support from our guests. Hope to see you back. Best Regards.
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Gasselte, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We were three days with two couples in this beautifull clean Riad.
We have enjoyed every moment we stayed in "de la Belle Epoque". The staff was more than helpfull, we really felt at home and welcome. They tried to do everything possible to perfect our stay. We recommend this Riad to all.. Thanks !

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  • 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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cebrian5, Gerente at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Thanks a lot Henk for letting us know your opinion and sharing it with all the travellers. We are glad that you have enjoyed yyour stay with us and hope to see you back another time. Best Regards
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Chester, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We couldn't have asked for a better riad than this. Such a beautiful and tranquil place located inside the Medina. Arriving late at night in Marrakesh I felt unwell and arriving here was a little piece of paradise. The rooms are tastefully decorated, spotless with lots of attention to detail. The breakfast service was excellent and the food delicious. All the staff without exception were friendly, efficient and nothing was too much trouble. I would not hesitate to book here again and I wish I'd had the pleasure to stay here for more nights. In terms of location, from the riad it took us approx. 10-15 minutes walk to the djemaa el fna.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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cebrian5, Propietario at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thanks a lot for your Kind words. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you would like to stay with us for a little more. Maybe next time. Hope to see you back. Best regards and thanks again.
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Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

There are literally hundreds and hundreds of riads in the medina of Marrakech so I think we really landed on our feet with this one! Two females in their thirties travelling to morocco for a little sunshine and adventure, we stayed here before and after a week in Essaouira. The riad is simply beautiful with so many perfect little details we felt completely spoilt and on our return it was like coming home! Picked up from the airport at midnight and transported to this heavenly little home was perfect... Especially with a friend having a very grotty tummy at the time! Beautiful bedrooms, stunning bathrooms... We especially loved the beaten copper sinks and tadekakt shower! We stayed in both two different bedrooms equally stunning in design. The service was second to none... The staff are so helpful and kind, delicious breakfast and the top terrace is so sweet with straw hats provided for each sun lounger... A lovely touch! I would find it hard to fault the riad and whilst it was more expensive than some of our accommodation we were given an upgrade on our room and i think it is fantastic value for money. Thanks to all the staff for a fab trip!!!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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cebrian5, Gerente at Riad de la Belle Epoque, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us in Marrakech. Thanks a lot for letting us know your opinion. Hope to see you back. Best regards.
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Address: 29 Derb Sidi Bouamar | Riad Laarouss, Marrakech Medina, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#27 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#43 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#53 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad de la Belle Epoque 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Reformed from a former traditional house, Belle Epoque has been decorated with antiquities.Each of the seven rooms has been decorated with Art Decó furniture and objects combined with the traditional Moroccan style. They are dedicated to feminine prominent figures of the Belle Epoque who evoke those happy years of transitory well-being.All of them have WIFI connection,cold and heat air conditioning and amenities for the bath.Our rooms are:Karen Blixen, La Bella Otero, Isadora Duncan, Mata Hari, Coco Chanel, Anita Delgado (Maharaní de Kapurthala) and Josephine Baker. ... more   less 
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