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“A Great Riad in Marrakech” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Melhoun
Sidi Moussa | N° 99 - Quartier de la Bahia, Marrakech 40007, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #68 of 460 Hotels in Marrakech
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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“A Great Riad in Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is a newly renovated property in a central location within walking distance of many key sites. The Riad is lovely to look at, clean and very comfortable, well maintained, with a host of amenities. The staff were always attentive and helpful. It was an oasis of calm in a very busy city and a lovely place to come back to each night.

  • Stayed June 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
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

My mother and I had the best holiday ever. The Riad is breathtaking and so peaceful, after a few days staying there it began to feel like a second home. The staff were amazing, we could not have asked for more helpful people. There was nothing that they weren't willing to do and the manager Youseff was so hospitable and great fun to talk to. Marrakech itself is such an interesting place to visit but what made the holiday so good for us was this Riad. We are talking of returning to Morocco again as we had such a good time and should we decide to stay in Marrakech again there is no doubt that we would choose to stay at Riad Melhoun. I strongly recommend this accommodation to anyone looking for an unforgettable holiday!

  • Stayed June 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 June 20, 2013

Although we didn't stay at this Riad we checked it out for our daughter who may visit next year. It is an absolutely brilliant location - away from the noise and hustle and bustle of the Medina.

The very kind owner gave us a drink on the pretty roof terrace after we had looked at the rooms and told us about the history of the building and the renovations to it.

We saw it in May but I lost his card and have just found it. Definitely a property to consider if visiting Marrakech. Authentic surroundings with a very friendly owner. I can imagine that the hospitality is very good.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

4 days and nights in Riad Melhoun really made my time in Marrakech special. Great location, beautiful accommodation, wonderful quiet rooms and living areas, fabulous hospitality. Excellent breakfasts, and a most delicious meal was prepared for my sisters and I one night on request. After 4 nights away and a long drive back from my night in the Sahara, I couldn't wait to get "home" to the peace and amenities of Riad Melhoun. Always peaceful after a day out in Marrakech, especially having some quiet time to relax by the indoor pool or on the roof. The staff were really attentive, friendly and helpful.. The manager Youseff was just wonderful. I couldn't recommend it more highly.

  • Stayed June 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 June 3, 2013

Simply perfect: location (very close to Jamaa El Fna Square), service, quality/price ratio: highly recommended when in Marrakech! We spent there 4 days and we really enjoyed our time at Riad Melhoun - also the "on demand" cuisine is recommended: you will enjoy a special dinner served in a very charming atmosphere!

Room Tip: Rooms on the rooftop are the best: you enjoy a sort of "private view" of the city!
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

i really loved the atmosphere there and how the staff there make you really feel like home, the morning traditonal breakfast was another experince, the roof taning and how the 24/7 service guy is awake to help us with anythng we need , 5 min walking from center, and the manager was so nice to us he showed us around the city in our first night there, i went with other 7 friends we had the time of our life there ... loved it cant wait to go back again

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Just returned from 4 nights in Marrakech.
We wanted to experience the true Marrakech and so choose a riad in the medina rather than a large hotel in the new town. What a great choice we made.
From the moment we arrived we were made to feel totally at home. The riad is beautiful, with lots of areas to relax and chill after a hectic day in marrakech! The roof terrace is perfect to catch a bit of sun and the plunge pool is perfect to cool down. The riad has a perfect location, about 8mins wals to the main square, down bustling side streets.
We stayed in the Gaya suite which is stunning; with plenty of room. Highly recommended.
Breakfast each day was a real treat... lots and lots of food, coffee and fresh juice. Each day we got to try a different kind of morrocan pastry or cake. No time restrictions on when breakfast was served either... one day we ate at 7am, another at 10am, and this was fine.
The staff are wonderful... Yousseff the manager arranged transfers for us and an excursion to the Atlas mountains. He was very friendly and always on hand with any questions we had. The other staff were wonderful too, very friendly and welcoming even though we couldnt always understand each other! :)
I would recommend the Riad Melhoun 100% and I will be back.

Room Tip: gaya suite is fantastic
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  • Stayed May 2013, 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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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
Hotel Style:
Ranked #68 of 460 Hotels in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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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