I can't exaggerate what an amazing little gem the Riad Karmela is. From the peaceful lobby where tortoises trot pass you paying you no attention at all to the rooftop top terrace where you can relax with a beer, this is the perfect remedy to a day in the Medina. The staff are attentive, the rooms stylishly decorated and beds extremely comfortable. However it's greatest quality? How quiet it is! It manages to make you feel that you could be anywhere and in Marrakech at the same time. This is a definite must for first-timers and regulars to Morocco. Finally, just to say- let the Riad organise your taxis- not only from the airport but also for trips to the Atlas mountains- the drivers are safe, friendly and good value. I can't rate this hotel enough!