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Riad Saba
4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2 derb Cherkaoui | Douar Graoua, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #41 of 1,031 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Mohammedia, Morocco
1 review
“A perfect place to stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

My wife and I have been visiting Marrakech several times during the years and this time were we able to visit Riad Saba together with two friends.
The Riad is easy to access especially when arriving with private car.
There is a guarded parking area convenient located opposite the little square.
For us, it's a perfect starting point for visiting all Marrakech attractions.
The rooms we used were spacious and very comfortable.

Maria and Jabrane and the staff are wonderfully helpful, all our requests were met professionally.
Spa and restaurants was booked in advance by Maria and we had a very relaxing stay.

The Riad is top class, and we have already decided to visit them again when we return in March.
Highly recommended!

Jörgen&Camilla

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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babouche99, Manager at Riad Saba, responded to this review, May 24, 2013
Dear Jörgen & Camilla,

Thank you very much for your kind words!
It is always very nice to have you staying at Riad Saba, and we look forward to see you again
-in just a few weeks!

Warm regards
maria & jabrane
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

There are a lot of Riads in Marrakech, but we don´t think that there are so many with the hospitality and the warmness of Riad Saba, Then there is also another great benefit: as we had been to Marrakech before, we wanted to see something else of Marocco too. Riad Saba planned and made all the arrangements of a fantastic 6 days trip including a 3 days all inclusive out in the Sahara desert! That was quite something!
We are happy to higly recommend Riad Saba.

Agneta&Bengt

  • Stayed February 2013, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Zanof, Owner at Riad Saba, responded to this review, March 8, 2013
Dear Agneta & Bengt;

We are very happy to hear that you are pleased with your trip to Morocco!

It was very nice to meet you in Marrakech!

Take care and have a nice spring!
Best regards
Maria & Jabrane
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Me and my girlfriend travelled here together to get away from what has been called the darkest winter in Germany since they started counting sun hours. What really makes Riad Saba stand out is the level of help you will get from Maria, Jabrane, and the other people working in the Riad; they are truly awesome!

From we started emailing the Riad while booking our trip until we were notified on the roof terrace that the airport transport was there to take us back to the airport, the people at the Riad helped us with bookings, reservations, and gave us tips about local sights as well as restaurants.

The Riad is very cozy and picturesque, with a little courtyard with a fountain as well as a roof terrace where you can have breakfast on warm days, or vegetate in the lounge chairs in the afternoon.

Can highly recommend. My only regret is that we didn't go for a trip to the desert. Oh well, next time.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Zanof, Owner at Riad Saba, responded to this review, March 8, 2013
Dear Magnus,

We are very pleased that both of you enjoyed your stay in Marrakech! It was so nice to have you here!
Good thing you didn't have time for the desert - We are happy to help you organize that trip for next time!
Hope to see you here again!
Warm greetings from all of us!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

Riad Saba is a pearl with a friendly welcoming caracter and a perfect location in the Medina of Marrakech. The hospitality is excellent and all the staff really make you feel at home. The top terass has a fantastic view and we had breakfast there every morning. We got help with choise of restaurants and other tip that made our vacation even better. The tour to Atlas mountain was special, made with special care.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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babouche99, Manager at Riad Saba, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Dear Lotta

Thank you for you kind words. It was very nice having you in Riad Saba.
We hope your sunbatteries are loaded for another few weeks until spring comes to Sweden.

We wish you all the best!
Kind regards
Maria & Jabrane
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Malcolm & Therèse

My wife and I travelled to Marrakesh for a quick honeymoon in the sun.

We had had many emails to Riad Saba before we left and everything was beautifully arranged for us with a driver picking us up at the airport making our arrival smooth and easy.

The Riad itself is lovely, and our room was large and comfortable. It felt very private and cosy in the cool January evenings. Breakfasts on the terrace were great as was afternoons sitting up there with a glass of wine taking in the sunshine.

From the Riad to the main square where all the "action" is was only a short walk and we found the location very convenient. The staff were friendly and were available 24 hours and always smiling.

The Riad owners Maria and Jabrane we excellent hosts and arranged some of the things we wanted to do before we arrived, like a guided tour of the markets and a trip to the Atlas Mountains. Actually the trip to the Atlas Mountains was the highlight of our stay and is a MUST....one of the best experiences of my life!

We had a wonderful Stay at Riad Saba and recommend it highly. If we ever return to Marrakesh, we will definately stay there again.

Many thanks to Jabrane, Maria and the friendly team there for our great honeymoon and great memories.

PS don't miss having lunch on the roof of the Photographic Museum.....best meal of the trip with a view to die for :-)

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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babouche99, Owner at Riad Saba, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Dear new friends!

Thank you for your kind lines!
We are so happy that you were satisfied with your Marrakech trip!
I will definitely try the lunch at Photographic Museum, that sound fab!

All the best to you!
Warm greetings
maria & jabrane
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Marrakech
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We had a pleasant stay in Riad dar Saba. Mohammed is friendly and helpfull.
Most of the sights/atractions are on walking distance. Nice restaurants and bars in the neighbourhood. We will come another time .

Peter & Jolanda

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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babouche99, Owner at Riad Saba, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Dear Peter & Jolanda,

We are happy you liked your stay at Riad Saba.
It was very nice meeting you in Marrakech

Kind regards
Mohammed
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

New Years this year was an extraordinary event. Myself, my husband and our two sons (8 and 5 years old) spent it at the delightful Riad Saba together with the other guests, mostly families with older children, and the hosts Maria and Jabrane as well as the Moroccon staff living and or working there. A perfect end to our 5 day stay in Marrakech after Christmas. I would recommend Riad Saba to anyone who wants to explore the old city of Marrakech and possibly combine it with a bit of adventure as Maria Sebnat, the host, is also very helpful in tailor making your trip to your interests and needs. She had arranged for us to be picked up from the airport and taken to the desert camp Scarabeo, less than an our from Marrakech, where we spent one night in a fairy tale landscape far away from the bustling market of Jma el Fna. The tents were certainly de luxe style and the tagines that our Morrockan hosts made for us to die for. A great experience for the whole family. Maria had also organised a day trip to the highlands of the Atlas Mountains with lots of climbing and play for the kids. Marrakech and Riad Saba was the perfect place for us to get some sun and rest in the middle of winter.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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babouche99, Manager at Riad Saba, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Dear Anna,

Thank you for you kind words!
It was such a pleasure having you and your family over new year!

We wish you a wonderful year and happy travelling!
Best regards
Riad Saba team
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Also Known As:
Riad Saba Hotel Marrakech
Riad Saba Hotel
Address: 2 derb Cherkaoui | Douar Graoua, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 1,031 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Saba 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Warm hospitality, great breakfast and central location are some our key words. Riad Saba is run by a Swedish-Moroccan couple and is very centrally located in the old town. Just off the big square and 5 minutes to museums and restaurants. Guarded parking just outside the riad. The guestrooms are very spacious and comfortable with heating, a/c, ensuite bathrooms and free wifi.The basic premise of Riad Saba is hospitality of a more individual kind. We want our guests to feel that they have been invited into a home. A home away from home in an exotic yet relaxing oasis. We are happy to help you with insider tips, transfers and activities. Welcome! ... more   less 
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