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Riad Melhoun
Sidi Moussa | N° 99 - Quartier de la Bahia, Marrakech 40007, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #47 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
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“Divine!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

This place is heavenly! From the moment you walk through the doors, you escape the hustle and bustle of the city. the courtyard is stunning, the rooms are luscious and quiet. Breakfast is incredible! A challenge to sample all the gorgeous dishes. Try the hotel's private hammam and make sure you take a look at the city from the roof terrace. I cant rave about this place enough!

  • 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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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The moment we entered Riad Melhoun we were at home. The atmosphere along with the spectacular staff were better than any I have ever experienced. Youssef and his staff succeeded in making this one of the best vacations I have had. The rooms at the Riad Melhoun were comfortable and quiet. The meals that we ate there were superb and we never left the table hungry. Youseff and his staff made sure we were well fed, always had plenty of tea and coffee and even took the time to plan a surprise birthday party for two people in our group. The hotel was a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the city streets and very conveniently located. I would recommend the Riad Melhoun to anyone who travels to Marrakech.

  • Stayed February 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

7 of us stayed at the Riad Melhoun in February of 2013. The manager, Youssef, made sure everything was perfect. The food, the staff, the rooms, everything was perfect.
Youssef even surprised us with a surprise birthday party for 2 of us.


We will be back next year.

  • Stayed February 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I can't quite describe how heavenly Riad Melhoun is... The interior is a peaceful sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and the level of service from Youssef and his staff is simply unrivaled. From the moment we arrived and were greeted with mint tea and pastries to the moment we left and the entire staff walked us to the nearby parking lot to wave goodbye, every thing about our stay was just perfect. During the week we stayed there, the Riad became our home away from home.

The location is perfect, just 10 minutes walk to the center. The bedrooms and common areas are comfortable and beautifully designed. Breakfast is outstanding. I also suggest you book dinner at least one night while you're there to enjoy delicious, home-made Moroccan fare at just 20-euro per person. We enjoyed a relaxing spa day with time in the hammam and massage. Youssef made several trip reservations for us -- a day trip to Casablanca and an overnight in the Sahara. He also organized a tour of Marrakech for us with an official guide from the Ministry of Tourism. If you're at all interested in seeing the city with a guide (highly recommended on your first day to get the lay of the land and understand the history of the city) make sure you request Mohammed!! We loved him so much, we booked him for more tours later in the week.

Hands down, Riad Melhoun is the best in Marrakech. If you're lucky enough to travel to Morocco, don't miss this gem!

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  • Stayed February 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

This was a great riad a friend and I stayed in for a week. The location was perfect and the service was aboslutely excellent. The riad manager Youssef went over and beyod to make us feel welcome and comfortable. All the staff were extremely firendly and helpful, I would highly recommend staying here and it was great value for money. The service I received has left a lasting impression and I am already planning my stay here again next year!

  • 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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Address: Sidi Moussa | N° 99 - Quartier de la Bahia, Marrakech 40007, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #47 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
the Malhoun Riad is located in the heart of the ochre city and its effervescence, a district deemed to Marrakech, between the Bahia Palace and the Museum Dar si Said, 8 min walk from the mythical place Jamaa El Fna square Completely renovated since February 2012, its architecture and decoration are inspired by various palaces and traditional dwellings of Marrakech. Two of the façades of the patio, opposite, are dressed rusticity in wood and carved plaster. ... more   less 
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