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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 #54 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Riad Zolah”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Riad Zolah in July 2014. Having read great reviews we were already excited about our stay but all of our expectations were surpassed. The riad was just 5min walk from the centre of the medina, with the souks and restaurants close by. We arranged an airport transfer which picked us up at the terminal and having been dropped off a 10min walk away from the riad, were met and walked the remaining distance. Upon arrival we were given a cold hand towel to cool off with, along with mint tea and biscuits which was a lovely touch. The room was superb, both in size and features. Rose petals were sprinkled on the bed every evening, which added to the romance of the place. We had dinner at the riad on three occasions and the food was amazing (the briouettes in particular!). We recommend the Moroccan wine. Breakfast was served on request every morning on the roof terrace. This varied every day and was fresh and homemade consisting of yoghurts, fruit, crepes/pancakes, bread/jam and cake. The staff were helpful at all times, even walking us to a nearby restaurant as we didn't know the way. They provide a local mobile phone in case you get lost! Nothing was too much trouble.
Overall the riad is a tranquil oasis amongst the hot bustling streets of Marrakech. Kadija and Omar were both exceptional hosts and were friendly and welcoming. We would highly recommend Riad Zolah to anyone considering staying in Marrakech.

Room Tip: We were in Room 1 which was on the first floor of the courtyard which was quiet, air-conditioned and...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Riad is magical. The lovely staff made our stay amazing, nothing was too much trouble. Lovely home made food and don't forget to watch the sun set from the roof terrace ...that's a must . Enjoy .S & S

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed by Kadija, the delightfully friendly and ever helpful hostess, Riad Zolah is a the ideal place to come home to after a day in the hot and bustling Marrakech. The Riad is clean, quiet and very comfortable with a fantastic plunge pool and even better cuisine. It is definitely worth dining in at the Riad as the food is also fantastic. We would certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riad Zolah is a wonderfully relaxing place with extremely helpful staff and cosy, interesting rooms. We stayed in Room 3 and loved the traditional decor which was stylish without being over the top and very comfortable - new rose petals every evening spread around made it feel extra special and the air con turned on for you. The roof terrace provided a quiet place to relax with a book or admire the Kastoubia lit up at night. Dinner here was a fantastic 3 course delight - the best we had in Marrackech! The staff were particularly attentive, always available for advice, and directions - they even lend you a local mobile on arrival in case of emergencies. The Riad is however very easy to find once you have learnt the way, very central and surrounded by some great shops so you don't need to go far for all varieties of souvenirs. Thank you Fatima, Omar and Abdul for a fantastic stay.

Room Tip: Room 3 has a wonderful mosaic bathroom but a little noisy in the mornings if you are a light sleeper...
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  • Stayed June 2014, 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 3 weeks ago

EXCELLENT!!! Great place-beautifully done and very peaceful. The rooms are spacious and magical. Great location-central to the medina, and the staff are the best, warm and friendly. They go out of their way cater to all our needs. Thank you to Khadija who made out stay extra special and the rest of the staff, thank you.
Highly recommended and will definitely stay in Riad Zolah again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We loved everything about this riad. The warm welcome, the helpful advice, they do go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. It's a very short way from Jemaa-l-fna - there is even a short cut which gets you there in something like three minutes, but you wouldn't know it when you are inside the riad- it is so peaceful and quiet.
A very nice touch - the hotel provides you with a simple local mobile phone with enough credit on it for you to call them and ask to be "rescued" if you get lost in the medina.
The room was lovely and the bed ultra-comfortable. The breakfast plentiful and varied, served on the roof terrace. Overall a very enjoyful and relaxing experience - we would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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 May 12, 2014 via mobile

The Riad is really quite central, and a perfect base to explore Marrakech. The staff are lovely, really friendly, and made as feel welcome. They were happy to help us get the most out of our stay in Morocco and The Riad. Breakfast was a feast, and different each day. We enjoyed a Haman, and massage, these were a relaxing experience. Our room was quite luxurious, possibly a little small. We would go back, mainly because the staff here are good.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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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:
#19 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#41 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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