Well we were off again on a last minute three night break as my wife had a week between positions when here charity was absorbed by NHS. So we chose Dar el Souk straight out of Booking.com.
We were interested to make the mist of such a short break so a riad was our first choice. We didn't want pampered lixury and an antiseptic aporoach to finding the real Marrakesh either. Dar el Souk just doesn't disappoint in anything. Right in the medina but quiet and peaceful attentive staff and the chance do do what you want.
A ten out of ten break in every department for the "explorer" in you!