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Riad Carina
3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   76 Rue Berrima, Derb Touareg, Marrakech 40008, Morocco   |  
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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“Homely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Stayed for a week at Riad Carina. Felt like home away from home. The staff really made me, as a solo traveller, feel welcomed. Especially Said who is working at night shift, who was always so friendly and kind to me. On the day of my departure he brought me gifts of Moroccan instrumental music cd and a keychain with traditional motif. I thought that was a very nice personal touch.

The room is nice and clean. I was there during the winter. My room got air condition that could serve as heater as well. So it was really nice and comfy during the night when the temp outside could be quite chilly.

The location of the hotel is good. 10-15 minutes from the main square. Closed to some of the main attractions; Bahia palace, Badi palace and Saadian tombs. The area feels generally less touristic that other areas in the medina.

I can definitely think of staying at the Riad again next time I come back to Marrakech.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Excellent location and service!

I recommend the cooking lessons that they offer, it's really interesting and might give you a new insight on moroccan food.

Also, they were willing to arrange for us a really cool and SAFE tourist guide and was amazing!

I really enjoyed the time spent in this Riad during my trip to Marrakech.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

fantastic Riad, nice and kind staff. They really made our stay nice.
We had some nice hours on the roof terrace with the storcks on the wall. And a real great room . like a suite more or less!
Bring a warm pyjamas during wintertime! It´s cold in the evenings and nights.
It´s location was good aswell, close to the Fna-squere and easy to find everything in the neighbourhood.

  • 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
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

My mum has always wanted to visit Marrakech and as we don't get to spend much time together I surprised her with a girl's trip there for her birthday present. I chose Riad Carina as it was in the Medina and I was advised to choose a riad over a hotel as the experience is more authentic and personal. They were not wrong.

Riad Carina was beautiful. You walk through the door to a lovely, peaceful courtyard where breakfast is served daily. The rooms are comfortable and provided everything we needed. We were on the top floor and our door opened onto a roof terrace where you could relax in the sun on the loungers if the weather permitted.

The staff at the Riad were wonderful. They were welcoming and helpful. The weather was a little chilly when we went and they provided an endless supply of delicious mint tea. We had dinner there one night which was the best meal we had in Marrakech- our one regret was that we didn't have more dinners there.

We met others at the Riad who had been before- everyone was very welcoming and friendly. I would most certainly stay there again and would highly recommend it.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

this Riad is a wonderful traditional Riad, we loved the whole experience. The rooms are spacious, the staff kind and attentive. They prepared us a wonderful meal on our first evening beautifully preparedon the roof top terrace. It was beautiful. It is situated perfectly for a 10 minute walk to the square and markets, a busy place, but wonderfully calm and quiet once you are inside the Riad. They arranged a superb guide for us, and organised taxis, with an agreed price before we went, it made our trip perfect.

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  • Stayed November 2012, 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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We booked the entire proporty for 4 days to celebrate our 40 birthday with friends. The staff made it a great experience and organised a delicious candellight birthday dinner wih great food and ambience. Riad Carina is a very cosy place with a spectacular inner courtyard + roof terrace with a handfull of storck nests close by for great views. We can truely recommend the place.

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  • Stayed November 2012, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Riad Carina is a wonderful place to spend your time when you visit Marrakesh. It is right in the centre of the old town, has a sunny roof terrace for relaxation and comfortable rooms. The staff is excellent and always willing to help.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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Address: 76 Rue Berrima, Derb Touareg, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #91 of 1,046 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Carina 3*
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