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“Oasis of Tranquility” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Cherihane
42,derb j'did Bab doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #305 of 1,080 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Stuartt99
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“Oasis of Tranquility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This Riad is run by Alain and Nezha one of the nicest couples we have met on our travels.

This is a beautiful home with lots of little touches to make your stay feel special.

We arranged to be picked up from the airport for EUR 12 which was effortless. This is the best approach as the Riad may be a little hard to find on a first visit.On arrive we were offered mint tea and pastries which were very acceptable.We stayed for 4 nights in two different rooms of which both were very comfortable and clean.

Breakfast was included in our stay which was a selection of pastries, tea ,coffee orange juice, ect which was served in the lounge or on the roof terrace in the warmer months.

We would highly recommend staying here as both Alain and Nezha were excellent hosts. It has has a very relaxed atmosphere and both were on hand when needed.

The Riad itself is about a 20 minute walk through the Souks to the main square with lots to see and buy on the way.

We highly recommend this Riad and would not hesitate to stay again on our next trip

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This riad is just lovely, with lots of small touches in decoration combining to make an amazing ambience in both the communal rooms and the bedrooms. The owners have a wonderful eye for aesthetics. The bed was large and comfortable, the room very dark at night. I have problems sleeping normally but slept really well all 3 nights I stayed here. The breakfasts were a selection of pastries every day which were nice, but some fruit or hot food would have been a nice touch. The rooftop terrace where they pipe out relaxing music is a wonderful place to watch the sun go down and listen to the calls to prayer at the end of the day, it feels very spiritual.

If you do book with this riad, please get in touch with the owners beforehand as we got totally lost and had a bunch of undesirable local young men take us into what felt like a trap and we had to seek refuge in a local shop where they phoned the riad on our behalf to come and pick us up. I would also say the riad is more like 30 minutes' walk from the Jemaa al Fna square. But overall this is astonishingly good value and highly recommended.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

You cannot find this riad by yourself. There is no riad sign. Owner has to come to a nearby square to guide you. Lady owner has artistic flair and rooftop terrace is a lovely garden to sit and relax. Breakfast provided was poorest of all breakfasts we had in three weeks travel in Morocco. Scott33

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Riad Cherihane

Address: 42,derb j'did Bab doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #305 of 1,080 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad Cherihane is a cosiness house ,quiet and combining modern and tradition, it offers you a quality accommodation. Its ideal location in one of the best squares in the Medina, offers proximity to the all importants monuments of the city. this Riad has 5 beautiful heated and air-conditioned rooms, quiet and refined with king size beds 180/200 inviting you to relax ...Its magnificent high terrace with a beautiful garden in flower where you can enjoy your breakfast or diner with the 360° view. ... more   less 
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