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Riad Zolah
4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   114-116 Derb El Hammam | Mouassine, El Haouz, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #57 of 460 hotels in Marrakech
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
“Riad Zolah”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Just what we were looking for -- an authentic Riad experience in the middle of the Medina- full of charm and a peaceful oasis from the surrounding excitement/chaos. Outstanding service and good value for for money.
- very accommodating with kids, including the set up of the room. (This would not be the place to bring rambucious children -- the Riad has the feel of staying in someone's home.)
- Always very gracious in assisting us with all requests, from finding missing kids backpacks left in other locations to airport pick ups etc
- Breakfasts were always plentiful and on the lovely roof terrace with views of the surrounding rooftops and even the Atlas mountains beyond
- Trip guides and drivers they booked for us were always a pleasure to be with (though daytrip to Atlas mountains was a bit pricey at 850 dirham per adult)

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had the most wonderful experience and great service from the very first moment. The hotel arranged a driver and we received help with our luggage to walk from the wall to the Riad. The architecture and decoration is authentic. Our dinner there was one of the best we had in town. The room was romantic, with all the amenities, views to very nice patio with trees and flowers. We had breakfast every morning on the roof terrace, overlooking the city and the mountains. And they were very kind to serve us breakfast rather late in the day.
They recommended and made reservations for us at the best restaurants and arranged day trips with great guides. We were always treated in a friendly and familiar manner. They even arranged a birthday cake and complementary bottle of wine for my wife, when they overheard it was her birthday. We go back to Marrakech we definitely will stay at Riad Zolah again.

Very central, minutes from the main square. Thanks again to Khadija, Fatima, Omar and Abdul.
Hope to see you soon!

  • Stayed March 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Surprisingly quiet and calm although directly situated in the Medina, seconds from the souks and about 10 minute walk from Jamaa El Fna. The staff (Fatima, Khedizha, Omar, Abdul and others) were more than happy to help with anything and we cannot thank them enough. Breakfast on the roof terrace, the Hammam were all memorable. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. MichaelM

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

Just come back from 4 days of bliss in the Riad Zolah. An oasis of calm in the bustle of Marrakech. The room was amazing, the service perfect and the hammam was so relaxing I went to sleep. Our thanks to Fatima , Hadisha ( forgive me if I got that wrong) Omar and all the staff for a great time. Go there if you can.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Schondorf am Ammersee, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We loved riad zolah and oman and fatima and the rest of the staff. From the time you arrive to the time you leave, everyone is friendly, helpful, kind, considerate. Our only regret was having only 5 nights - 10 would have been better. Breakfast every morning on the rooftop terrace was always different, alway delightful and always more than we could eat. Our room was wonderful, the fireplace every night with olive wood was not only romantic but practical and very much appreciated. Their restaurant suggestions were perfect, the service impeccable. It's location to the suks was really convenient since that's where we spent most of our time. We hope to go back soon and highly recommend it for couples wanting a quiet retreat.

  • Stayed December 2012, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Hotel, rooms and staff, all of them perfect!!!!
Thanks Fatima for being too friendly and always doing the best for us.
The hotel is very well located, you can get the medina in 10 minutes by walk.
And the services of the hotel are with a exquisite taste.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Great Location , great staff. Small little niggles like the plug stopper in the bath not working,, and the cracked light shade in the dining area, was made up for by the attention the staff paid to us as guests. They will post letters, including buying and sticking the stamps,,,, personally take you to local restaurants, and the hot pancakes, with honey and roasted almonds for breakfast ,,,,, you really need to go there. Very easy to get into the main square and well worth the money. The evening meal was delicious and free Arabic lessons from Omar and Abdo ,,,, Would definitely recommend staying here. We stayed three nights and if ever in Marrakech will stay here again.

Room Tip: We ordered a room with a bath,,,,,,it was big enough to take three people ! all the...
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  • Stayed March 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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Additional Information about Riad Zolah

Address: 114-116 Derb El Hammam | Mouassine, El Haouz, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#21 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#42 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#64 Family Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Zolah 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perfectly located luxury boutique hotel in the heart of the ancient walled city. Traditional charm plus the very best of modern facilities. ... more   less 
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