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Riyad El Cadi
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   87 Derb Moulay Abdelkader | Dabachi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

Spent the Christmas break at this Riyad and can't sing their praises enough. Everyone from the porter (Said) to the manager (Yusef) that checked us in, to the other members of staff (Khadija, Samir, etc) were very courteous and helpful. The Riyad is very peaceful though it is close to the main square, and is within walking distance of the main attractions. Highly recommend!!!

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We booked the Riyad El Cadi for a wedding celebration. We couldn't make a better decision. Great location, extremely friendly and helpful staff, delicious food, professional organisation, lovely rooms and suites!
Thanks again for an unforgettable wedding celebration!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Riyad El Cadi is a wonderful riyad in the heart of the Medina. Excellent service, food. Room was beautiful and spacious. My family had a marvelous time there and hope to return sometime in the future.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We arrived at the Riyad very exhausted from the train trip from Casablanca and from the moment we walked down the alley way 3 minutes from the square we knew this was a great find.

The staff are friendly and informative. The breakfast is fresh and plentiful. The beds are comfortable and spacious. The bathrooms are inviting, maintained and serviced.

It is a fantastic way to get the most out of the city. You are so close to the chaos and ambiance that is the medina while being able to chill in a warm and relaxing environment.

Thank you to the whole El Cadi Team.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Upon a recommendation from friends we stayed a couple of nights at the Riyad. Loved every minute. Everything is done with grace. We seldom experienced such a fine balance between an attentive service but also tranquility. The artwork is superb. The cooking class is also highly recommended. I wish we could go back right now. AK

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

Riyad El Cadi absolutely made our holiday in Marrakech . Our suite - Berber, was comfortable, clean, superbly decorated , all amenities available. The Riyad itself was sumptuous. We really appreciated the plunge pool in such hot weather and the fresh orange juice and cakes bought to us? Such decadence!!! Most of all, the staff were excellent, nothing was too much bother for them and we were treated so well with so much respect, help and politeness. They were so friendly and happy but always discreet. The food was excellent- Tariq is an excellent chef , one of the best we have ever encountered. So in all thank you so much for making our stay great. Mark and I will remember you all with warmth and respect. Anne and Mark Savage.

  • Stayed August 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

Stayed in the blue house. Family of four with two teenage boys. 3 bedrooms plus kitchenette (really useful fridge !) and a lovely central courtyard. Private rooftop terrace as well. Service impeccable. Ambience tranquil and the best location close to the souks and Jemaa el fna. Boys enjoyed the pool which was essential after a hot day in the souks. Didn't eat dinner here so can't comment but breakfast really nice.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Additional Information about Riyad El Cadi

Address: 87 Derb Moulay Abdelkader | Dabachi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#42 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#60 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#66 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Riyad El Cadi 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riyad El Cadi - an oasis of calm welcomes the sophisticated traveller. Riyad El Cadi is a like a private art museum, but without a trace of stuffiness. Spread over 6 houses, the riad is an elegant 'home from home' - a glorious mix of chic, comfort, hospitality and art. Wander around courtyards, corridors and alcoves and you'll discover magnificent Berber and Islamic art treasures - a true feast for culture-vultures. ... more   less 
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