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“Magic Riad” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad 41
Derd Laarsa n41 | MEDINA, Kennaria, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #65 of 1,057 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Magic Riad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We spent 4 nights in the Suite 1 and we fall in love with Riad 41. The riad is simply amazing, perfectly furnished with extreme attention to details. The Suite 1 is vary spacious with a living area, a comfortable bed and a big bathroom with a very nice shower/bathtub. The staff is very kind and always willing to satisfy every request. Mark and Marco are especially extremely nice and they gives us many tips to enjoy and discover Marrakech. The riad is well located, 5 minutes far from the main plaza Jemaa el-Fnaa even if a bit far from the taxi. We also enjoy the food and the sun on the terrace form which you can have a beautiful view on the city. I recommend this riad to everyone who wants to enjoy a unique experience in Marrakech.

  • Stayed January 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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Mark K, Owner at Riad 41, responded to this review, April 20, 2013
Dearest Silvia, I would like to thank you for your feedback on TRIP ADVISOR. Your feedback is extremely important. It was an absolute pleasure to have us look after you during your stay at RIAD 41. For us at RIAD 41, we are truly here to "pamper" our guest every wish.

We want to wish you all the best, and hope to have you visit us again sometimes soon in the near future.

Regards
Mark Kaplan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I stayed at riad 41 over christmas and it was amazing! Mark is an exceptional host! Together with his team, they made us feel at home in the warm and beautifully designed rooms and common areas. when we wanted to try out some restaurants in the medina, one of the staff on duty walked us through the maze of streets so we wouldnt get lost. they even offered to walk us back after dinner! when we wanted to visit the atlas mountains and the sahara desert, mark made the arrangements and we had absolutely nothing to worry about! it was a very peaceful trip with no phones ringing or tv in the rooms. felt truly rested after the hustle and bustle of the medina.

Always attentive to our needs, the staff took great care of us. best riad throughout my 2 week stay in morocco. i cant wait to go back. thank you once again for the wonderful experience mark, marco, noor, rasheed, mostafa and Zahiriah.

  • Stayed December 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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Mark K, Owner at Riad 41, responded to this review, January 19, 2013
Dearest Miss Tan, I thank you for your kind feedback and we are truly glad that you had an unforgetable experience in Morocco. On belhalf of the RIAD41 team and myself we wish you all the best and Hope to see you again soon in the near Future..

Best wishes

Mark Kaplan
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We stayed 3 days in Riad41, wunderful experience. Great friendlyness and dedication of staff, beautyfull interior design, walking distance to all must-sees in the heart of the Medina. Mark and Marco as hosts icredibly pleasant and helpful. Homy feeling in a most tasteful environment. Great value, we will come back for sure. No spa and gym, but plenty good ones around.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

It was an amazing experience for me to live few days in this beautiful house "Riyad 41". A warm and luxurious decoration of every single part of this place make it part of heaven.

I have been received with warm welcome from friendly management and staff (Special thanks to Mark and Marco). They have provided perfect services and help. Food was amazing and good service throughout the 24 hrs.

However two negative things : (1) there is no TV/ telephone in the room, and (2) Car parking (&taxis) is little far from the house.

I recommend this hotel for everybody.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Mark K, Owner at Riad 41, responded to this review, December 23, 2012
Dearest Dr. Yousef

On belhalf of RIAD 41, I would like to thank you for your kind feedback. We are truly pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and we are looking forward to perhaps have you stay with us in the near future. We wish you all the best for the year ahead.

Best wishes

Mark Kaplan
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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I absolutely recommend Riad 41 as this place is a little piece of heaven filled with beauty and serenity. Very well located, peaceful and very discreet. The decoration is luxurious and breathtaking as well as the service is at its best! Great food, clean area and warm welcome all day all night.

Mark and Marco you are guardian angels and I really thank you on behalf of my partner and I for all the good vibes and magical moments.

See you soon! All the best, Dimitri W

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  • Stayed November 2012, 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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Mark K, Owner at Riad 41, responded to this review, December 2, 2012
Dearest Dimitri, Riad 41 thank you for your splendid feedback. We were delighted to have you stay with us. We wish you all the best for the festive season and the New year ahead.

Looking forward to have you stay with us in the near future .

Mark Kaplan
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I had the pleasure of staying at Riad 41 whilst on a 4 day long Hen do. Needless to say it was the best Hen do I have ever been to! Mark, his team and the beautifully decorated guest house far exceeded our expectations. Mark was the perfect host who went out of his way to accommodate us, spoil and pamper us that we simply didn't want to leave!
I will definately visit this gorgeous and tranquil oasis again in the future.

  • Stayed October 2012, 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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Mark K, Owner at Riad 41, responded to this review, December 2, 2012
Dearest Miss Moss. I would like to thank you kindly for your kind feedback. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us.

RIAD 41 wishes you all the best for the new year ..

Mark Kaplan
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Everyone should make the effort to stay at Riad 41 at least once in their lives. The history and charm of this establishment is unmatched. It is worth every cent for the experience and wonderful memories you'll take away with you. In addition, the staff are amazingly welcoming and friendly every time you encounter them. The food was exceptional, the rooms were splendidly appointed. Special mention should go to Mark Kaplan who went our of his way to ensure we felt like we were staying in a home away from home. Thank you to all Riad 41's staff and we can't speak more highly of our experience

  • Stayed September 2012, 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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Mark K, Owner at Riad 41, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Dear Peter, on behalf of the RIAD 41 team and myself, we would like to thank you for your kind feedback.
We wish you all the best for the Festive season and look forward in you visiting us again in the near future.

Best regards

RIAD 41
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Address: Derd Laarsa n41 | MEDINA, Kennaria, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #65 of 1,057 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad 41- far beyond your standard star related experience. We want to introduce Marrakesh to the dicerning exclusive traveler and we invite you to experience this magical city in the best possible way. Therefore it is our aim to deliver a product and an outstanding first hand service that is warm and personal, whilst assuring our guests their privacy at all times. It is important to understand that this is not simply a “hotel”: rather your home away from home- with a difference, as attention to detail coupled with personal service is right at hand to assure your every comfort at all time. Riad 41 is in the heart of the Medina- an oasis and exclusive hideaway… Riad : derived from Arabic means meadow or garden. The traditional concept of the “riad” encapsulates a private abode based in the heart of the Medina (meaning old city). Offering a sanctuary of serenity, meditation and escape for its protected inhabitants. Riad 41 is beautifully decorated in an authentic Moroccan design in the style of the traditional riad. With Her warmth that embraces you the minute you first enter, tells Her own story. This outstanding Riad is ideally configurated and set up for exclusive hire, for group travelers or individial suite hire. At Riad 41 we will always endeavour to accomodate your specific requirements and we offer bespoke customised packages. ... more   less 
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