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“The most hospitable place to stay... made you feel at home.” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Rafaele
5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   derb el Ghanjaoui, 2 | Assouel, Marrakech 40008, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #40 of 1,041 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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“The most hospitable place to stay... made you feel at home.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

I never write reviews but felt I must after my stay here. A last minute short holiday with a friend found us at this lovely welcoming riad nr the Medersa and photography museum, based on the great reviews and the fact it could cater for a twin/triple room. From our airport transfer with Hakim and our arrival at the riad, we were warmly welcomed and put at ease by him and owner Erich. We were given lots of local info (places to visit, places to eat, where to get the best saffron and personally guided around the area so we could find our feet). The riad is tranquil and more importantly is home to a gorgeous feline named Beija, who is the Queen of the riad and as welcoming as her human counterparts. We had our last meal at the riad and it was fabulous. I look forward to returning!

  • Stayed March 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

How lucky we were to have found this unbelievably beautiful raid in the heart of the busy medina!
Each room is exquisitly decorated with traditional craftmanship. The open central area has a canopy of fruiting orange trees, which at the time of our visit were blooming and emitting the most fantastic aroma! The meals prepared there were the BEST food we found during our trip, and our hosts were so attentive that I really felt at home. The staff really goods to great measures to be helpful. I honestly believe that this place made our trip to Morocco unforgettable.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

My mother and I spent 6 wonderful days in this beautiful house and were completely satisfied.

The house is about 5 minutes from the Bazaar, just very quiet and fantastic. They serve every morning homemade jam, with bread, fresh orangejuice and we was very happy. One day we ask for yoghurt and the next day we had the best homemade yoghurt ever.....The beds are incredibly good quality and also they have towels and linens of the highest luxury. The rooms are very luxurious with original paintings and a lot of imagination and style. Especially good was that in ground floor is a room for people with handicap, (my mother can not walk very well)

The owner Didier was very friendly and helpful. Also the lady in the kitchen a very friendly. The absolute highlight is HAKIM: he was our driver, our waiter, our house boy, our companion and everything perfect, stylish and very very reliable.

We both hope that we can once again visit this beautiful Riad Rafaele.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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Address: derb el Ghanjaoui, 2 | Assouel, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 1,041 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Rafaele 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The riad is located in the medina of marrakech at the northern edge of the souks, 10 minutes walk from the jema el fna square.We have 4 rooms from 20 to 25 sqm²(one at the ground floor is specialy dedicated to persons with mobility reduced) and two great following at the first floor. The terrace covers 250 sqm². ... more   less 
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