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“Amazing riad in Marrakech!” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Africa
94 - 95 Derb Sakka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #177 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
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“Amazing riad in Marrakech!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

My husband and I recently stayed at the most amazing riad in Marrakech called Riad Africa. We had stayed at a coupe of riads before, but they were not in the same class as this. It had about 8 bedrooms and they were all lovely! We also had dinner cooked and served by the friendly staff and it was better than anything we have tasted in any of the restaurants in Marrakech we have tried. The location was also fab, just five minutes fromt the main square. Sadly we were only there for two nights on our way to Kasbah Angour in the mountains (which was also fantastic) but we will definitely be back soon. Apparently there are over 1800 riads in Marrakech so I urge you to go by my recommendation so you are not disappointed!

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  • Stayed January 2012, 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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africanick, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review, February 17, 2012
Thanks for your nice comments Georgina - we are all really pleased you enjoyed your stay!
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Riad Africa

Address: 94 - 95 Derb Sakka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #177 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful refurbished first category guesthouse hotel in heart of Marrakech medina with large dipping pool and tropical roof garden. English-Dutch owned and locally managed. Riad Africa is very centrally located in a safe and peaceful residential neighbourhood in the Riad Zitoun Lakdim area of the Medina. Riad Africa has ten spacious bedrooms and suites themed after Africa’s most evocative and fabled destinations. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, iPod docks, a local mobile phone (for contact with riad staff when out and about), bath robes/slippers, a hair-dryer and personal safe. High speed wireless internet access is available throughout the riad. Guests can cool off in and relax around one of the largest plunge pools in the medina. A tranquil palm-filled courtyard, a comfortable dining room/salon, a massage room, hammam, evening bar and private roof garden/terrace offer a choice of public areas in which to unwind. A range of health and beauty treatments are available including a massage/treatment room and hammam. Offering easy access (just a 2 minute walk from the taxi stand and bank) it takes just 5 minutes to walk to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square along the popular/easy to navigate Riad Zitoun Lakdim street. An excellent choice of local restaurants, cafes and shops is located within a 5 minute radius on foot, including the highly rated and atmospheric Kosybar. Other attractions located close by the riad include the Mellah, Kasbah and Dar Si Said Museum. Popular with couples, groups of friends and families with older children. ... more   less 
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