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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 #38 of 1,046 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Beverley, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous Riad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Just returned from another stay at the Riad Saba. Always a pleasure, The rooms are so comfortable and Jabrane, Maria and staff are always so welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble. We love this place and would recommend this Riad to everyone wishing for a stress free stay in this amazing city.

Room Tip: We always try to stay in the Chocolate room if we can. Although all the rooms are excellent
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  • Stayed October 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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babouche99, General Manager at Riad Saba, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
Dear friends,

We feel so honoured that you chose to stay by us yet another time!
There is nothing that makes us more happy than guests who choose to return to Riad Saba time after time.
Running a riad is not only running a company but also a kind of life style and even a way of social life. -Seeing you again was seeing friends again!

Thank you for your precious review!
Travel well and take care!
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Salema, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Had a wonderful stay in Riad Saba, we came by car from Portugal and had some difficulty finding it that's why we gave the location only 4 stars,we could have parked much closer (25m) but luckily did not have that much luggage (we left the car in the parking lot and used taxis during our stay)
The Riad is lovingly restored by the owners with the finest furniture and fittings,love those tadelakt walls
The location is otherwise fine with many nice restaurants and boutiques around the corner and close to the Bahia Palace the Museum Dar Si Said, and the Maison Tiskiwin a private museum in the house of a retired Dutch anthropologist.
10 minutes to walk to the Djemaa el Fna for some evening action.
Maria and Jamal gave us a wealth of information and on our leave Maria made us a map to get out of the city to the Taroudannt road which was better than a Google map

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I have never experienced such top class level of service in my life. I travel a lot, but the attention to detail at the Riad Saba was phenomenal. Jabrane and his wife Maria were genuinely concerned about our comfort, and gave us lots of tips during our stay.

  • Stayed May 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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babouche99, Manager at Riad Saba, responded to this review, May 24, 2013
Dear Samira,

Thank you so much for you kind words and top review!
Likewise it was very nice to chat with you and we are very glad you liked your stay!

All the best to you!
Kind regards
Maria & Jabrane
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Valletta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Spent 4 days at Riad Saba and have only good things to say about it. Staff was friendly, professional and knowledgeable without being intrusive. The location is great right in the middle of the old town and yet the Riad is beautiful and serene.

  • Stayed April 2013, 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, May 24, 2013
What a nice review! Thank you!
Right on the spot :-)

Travel well friend!
Maria & Jabrane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

the riad saba was booked based on reviews online and we were very pleased to note that it lived upto expectations.
everything was smoothly run and organised and jamal, maria and jabrane were willing to go the extra mile on every occassion. very peaceful- close to sights. clean and lovely.
Maria is very easy to chat with and they love the place. which shows. its also one of a few riads you can drive upto. really useful when you are tired and hot after a days sightseeing.
i travelled alone and was meeting friends in a few days. I was extra well looked after for the period i was alone.
highly recommend it and would defintely stay there next time.

Room Tip: i prefer the rooms on the first floor. less noisy and more spacious.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Riad Saba is a wonderful, really a perfect place for a stay in this 1001-Night-Town. Its not only that the Riad is very close to the medina (by foot it´s about 10 minutes to Djema el fna and the souks), it´s most of all the absolutly warm and welcoming atmosphere. We immediately felt like staying with friends. Jabrane, Maria and Jamal, also all the others of the Riad Saba-Team are very helpful, caring for all of ones needs, they are really warmhearted. The Riad itself is a very calm place to stay and rest and relax with extraordinary interieur and lovely details. Everything there "tells" you: you are really welcome here. For a trip to Marrakech we will always stay at Riad Saba - and surely we will visit again.

  • Stayed April 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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babouche99, Owner at Riad Saba, responded to this review, May 24, 2013
Dear Monika,

Thank you for your kind words!
Someone once said: what you see in others is just a mirror of yourself.

It was very nice to have you in Marrakech!
We hope to see you some time again!

Take care and travel well!
Maria, Jabrane & Jamal
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We had a great stay at riad Saba, Jemal, Imran,and the girls who helped out were great, so helpful they made our stay. The roof terrace was an ideal place to chill in the sun and to sit in the evening watching th sun go down and a welcome respite from the hustle and noise outside.
We had the ocean room which was spacious and really comfortable.the location is ideal near the square and Jewish quarter and the palace all walkable. We had great time and can't wait to go back.

Room Tip: All rooms on first floor so steps upto rooms
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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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babouche99, Front Office Manager at Riad Saba, responded to this review, May 24, 2013
Dear James,

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay in Marrakech and Riad Saba!

Yes, you are right, the location is very nice, tucked in between the big square Jema el Fna on one side and the Mellah, the jewish qarters not far away.

We hope to soon again find you on our roof top in the sunset!
Until then travel well!

Kind regards
Jamal
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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 #38 of 1,046 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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