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“Happy days at the Riad Trois Palmiers El Bacha” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Les Trois Palmiers El Bacha
4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   36 Derb Tizougarine | Dar El Bacha, Marrakech 44000, Morocco   |  
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“Happy days at the Riad Trois Palmiers El Bacha”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

What a super home from home this riad is. The family who run it and their staff are delightful and attentive without being intrusive, and the ambiance is that of tranquility and relaxation in the heart of Marrakech's bustling medina. It's beautifully decorated and restored by a couple who clearly love it and wish for their guests to be happy and comfortable.

I am already missing my mornings on the roof, welcoming the sunshine and catching a chorus of muezzins from the surrounding mosques while enjoying a delicious breakfast, and my afternoon Moroccan mint tea with a side order of French/English/Arabic banter. Definitely a place to recommend wholeheartedly and to return to again and again...

Room Tip: We stayed in the room for three and it's actually larger than the photographs suggest. The beds...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This is a fabulous Riad! I was very lucky to be upgrade here and was given a beautiful room. When we were picked up from the train station and were going down all these very creepy alleys, I thought Oh Dear, but on entering it was like an Oasis! very tasteful and welcoming. We were given directions on how to negotiate the souk, and got hopelessly lost, but hey that's half the fun of Marrakech.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

everything about this place is excellent - it is a haven in the craziness of the old town of Marrakech. Our family of five stayed here for three nights and everyone loved it. Beautiful rooftop terraces for breakfast or evening drinks, charming pools inside to cool down in, great personal service and rooms with character. Would highly recommend.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Do yourself a big favor and just book your reservation to this riad right now! My husband and I just had a six night visit at this riad and we were so happy with everything about it. Yes, it is down a long and winding alley, but this is Marrakech after all! From the moment you enter you are made to feel welcome and at home. This open courtyard with the three palms, the well trained and very friendly staff, the beautiful furniture and stained glass windows and iron work and pools....and the relaxing and breezy and cool rooftop patio, this is a place that is an oasis after navigating the souks and squares of Marrakech! Patrick and Caroline want you to feel at home...and do a wonderful job of attaining that goal. They will also set up day trips for you that are reasonably priced and adventurous and you will be driven by their friendly guides. So let Ibraham pour some hot mint tea for you....try out your ( at least in my case) rusty French... and Arabic and Berber....listen to the quiet from the roof and the water trickling in the pools in the courtyard and you will feel like you could stay here for a thousand and one nights!

Room Tip: The Sadienne...by all means!!
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  • Stayed April 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

I think this place gets good reviews because compared to its surroundings it is definitely a haven. When one walks in one is charmed by the decor, the owner Patrick, everything is so clean and fresh compared to the donkey poo, small alleyways, dust, rubbish and loose pavements to get there.

My family did a short stay in March. The service by the staff is faultless. The breakfast inc is good, though you will only get carbs and no protein. 2/3 beds were comfortable though the third bed was missing planks in the middle which meant the mattress sagged. The bathroom had an awful sewer smell coming from it the entire time. To top this all off, you do not get a key or code to enter. Once you finally negotiate your way to the Riad you have to knock on the door or press the bell to be let in. You could be standing there for 10 minutes or more and this is what happened for many guests at 12-1am when I was trying to sleep.

Knock, knock, ding-dong, ding-dong, knock, knock. If that's not enough local kids hang around the Main Street to help show you to the Riad if you are lost and then ask you for money afterwards. In fact, I was harassed by the kids for 2 days about it.

It's a lovely Riad compared to where it is, but probably not compared to other Riads and hotels you could choose from.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

A very beautiful Riad only a few minutes walk from Djemaa el Fna. Since it is off a main street through some narrow labyrinthine streets, it is a great place to escape the bustle and noise of the medina. The staff is very friendly, and the food (both breakfast and, if you want, dinner) was great. We booked a very reasonably-priced excursion through this raid to the Ourika Valley and it was one of the highlights of our trip.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

An absolutely perfect place to stay and immerse yourself in the true Marrakech. Service was first class from booking to being driven to the airport on departure. All the staff are very friendly and take a genuine interest in your comfort. Nothing is too much trouble from breakfast on the beautiful rooftop terrace to cool drinks delivered to whatever comfortable spot you have found to relax. Never experienced such attention to detail and service from an owner who obviously cares about how his guests are looked after and this passion naturally rubs off on his staff.
Ideal oasis of peace and tranquility from which to launch yourself into the hustle and bustle of the city. Would recommend being collected from the airport by the riads own driver to ensure you don't get stung by airport taxis and also to ensure you can find the hotel (all riads are tucked away in the old part of the city and need reliable local knowledge to find them).
Would recommend this riad without hesitation.

Room Tip: Lower floor rooms cooler, higher rooms warmer/rooftop rooms have private terrace
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  • Stayed April 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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Also Known As:
Riad Les Trois Palmiers Hotel Marrakech
Riad Les Trois Palmiers Hotel
Address: 36 Derb Tizougarine | Dar El Bacha, Marrakech 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #310 of 1,032 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Les Trois Palmiers El Bacha 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Le Riad Trois Palmiers El Bacha est une magnifique demeure du 18e siecle situee dans le quartier des antiquaires de Dar El Bacha. Tres au calme mais seulement a 2 mns des taxis et 10 mns de Jeema El Fna, ce riad vous enchantera avec ses 12 chambres, deux patios, deux piscines, deux terrasses et un point de vue extraordinaire sur la Medina de Marrakech. Les proprietaires sur place mettront tout en oeuvre avec leur equipe pour rendre votre sejour inoubliable. ... more   less 
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