Have just spent a simply wonderful long weekend with my sisters at Riyad al Moussiki. We had a very comfortable room, the breakfast was delicious and the ambiente stunning. It was our first visit to Marrakech and the differences in culture, the heat and the miriad of new impressions can be a little overpowering! So it was all the more important for us to have a hotel where we could really relax. Riyad al Moussiki was just that : a perfect sanctuary for us after the hustle and bustle of the city. Above all however it was a joy to spend time in such a tranquil and convivial environment. I have never stayed in a hotel before where there is obviously such a positive, harmonious relationship between the manager and his staff and indeed between the members of staff themselves. This contributed to a wonderfully peaceful, friendly atmosphere. All the members of staff who dealt with us did so with cheerfulness and courtesy and did their utmost to meet our every need. The manager was took time to chat with us and gave us some fascinating insights into life in Morocco. It was a delight to spend time in Riyad al Moussiki and our time in Marrakech was enriched by the experiences we had there. Hospitality at its best.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Riad Al Moussika - For comfort, style and refinement. THE Riad experience in Marrakech! Situated in the ancient medina of Marrakech, five minutes walk from place Jemaa El Fna, the Riyad was once one of the residences of the former Pasha of Marrakech, Thami El Glaoui, and has been refurbished to a very high standard in the Andalucian style. One of the gates of Riyad Al Moussika opens on to a garden with old cypress trees soaring to the sky, a huge bougainvillea climbing across the pergolas, a swimming pool, in the centre or, more precisely, an Andalucian basin thirteen meters long, tiled with a mosaic carpet design. Here water falls from a white Carrara marble fountain to the songs of numerous small birds creating an idyllic scenario, in spite of being in the heart of central medina. A fireplace gives the winter evenings a cosy atmosphere, as do the impressive modern paintings, carpets, sofas and armchairs. There is a hi-fi system and an art deco Pleyel grand piano perfectly tuned for the pleasure of the guests. The Turkish bath or hammam in white marble with a relax room where, on request, a professional masseur can take care of the guests. There is a unique view of the medina and the Atlas Mountains from the two terraces that are sheltered partially with wooden pergolas and surrounded by large terracotta flower vases. Tables, comfortable armchairs with cushions and teak chaises-long allow guests to request breakfast and candle lit dinner, as well as to sunbathe during the day. On one of the terraces there is a pavilion with Moroccan sofas, cushions and lamps should some of the guests prefer a more intimate space. The resident Chef, Grand Diploma Cordon Bleu, has devoted his life to gastronomy and invites lovers of fine dining to experience his repertoire of Moroccan, Italian and French cuisine at the haute Cuisine riyad's Restaurant PEPE NERO. There are 4 double bedrooms, all with en-suite bathroom. All rooms have air-conditioning / heating system, telephone with external line, television with the major satellite channels (BBC, CNN etc.), Internet wireless connection is available and DVD in the music room. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riyad Al Moussika Marrakech
- Riyad Al Moussika Hotel Marrakech