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Riad Amin
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   42 Place My Yazid Boutouil Kasbah, Marrakech 40040, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #148 of 480 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Perfect place to stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights at Riad Amin and we really could not fault it. The staff are wonderful - more like friends for your stay - and the accommodation was so comfortable - lovely air conditioned rooms making it easy to sleep when it is 40 degrees outside! We stayed during Ramadan and I would honestly say that it made the trip better - lots of the locals were very open in talking about what this religious month means to them and it was quieter than usual so we received even better service. We were able to drink wine in the hotel and most places in the new town - but even in the medina we found a lovely bar that served drinks all day if you wanted (Kosybar). The food in Marrakech was lovely - but the Riad served the best food of all and at an amazing price. We ate on the roof terrace two nights - it was delicious and such a lovely romantic setting. I would definitely stay at Riad Amin again - especially as they are getting a roof top jacuzzi installed later in the year!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in June and it was fantastic. So clean and fresh. Amazing roof terrace and small plunge pool on ground level. Omar was very attentive and couldn't have made our stay any better. Great location on the kasbah where the hustle and bustle is... But as soon as you walk through the front door it is like an oasis! Would definitely come back if I was in Marrakech.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I have visited Morocco since 1969 but tried to pretend I knew little. I found online the Riad Amin in the Kasbah area of the Marrakech medina. It is wonderfully situated with the ability to park a car just 10 yards from the front door.
The staff are charming, the roof terrace delightful and the bedrooms are very nice.
The hot water runs well and the 2 pools and the public spaces warm and welcoming. A find indeed.
PS the cost was also very good value.

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  • Stayed March 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is about the 5th time I stayed at this beautiful Riad Amin in a quite chilled corner of the Medina. As the previous times I spent my stay there it has been a pleasure on a personal level as well as on a interior level. The staff are so friendly and forth coming, always concerned about ones needs or just sharing a smile or a small chat.
The interior and appliances are at a very high standard. Most of the rooms are spacious (except the very cosy one on the roof top). They are individually and tastefully decorated with cotton bedlinen which just feels divine because it is as smooth as fine silk.
Situated at the outskirts of the Medina just opposite the Sahadian Tombs again again proved to be practical because easy accessible by car/Taxi from and to the airport.
The square in front of the Riad is lively and full of Marrakchi life. From the rooftop terrace the hustle and bustle is easily to be observed whilst relaxing.
I recommend this charming and beautiful Riad anytime.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 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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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We arrived to Marrakesh and had a booking on a different Riad but it was one huge problem. The Riad didn't exist so we had a problem, we had no living arrangement for our first night in Marrakesh.
Then we say a door with the name Riad Amin and we were lucky, they had a room available and we were overwelmed by the personal who were really nice to us. The room was great, the service was good and the mood of the staff was great.

Overall good quality Riad with perfect location in Marrakesh.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I had a fairly average experience in Marrakesh, but it was made much better by Riad Amin. The hotel is very well located, only 5 walk from the center of town, meaning everything is in walking distance. It is set back down a small alleyway, meaning that it is very tranquil. Indeed, the interior has a very oasis feel to it. (Marrakesh can be quite overwhelming, so the oasis nature of Riad Amin is *even more* welcome.)

The rooms are beautifully appointed (one might even say adorable) and the common area downstairs is simply gorgeous. It was exceptionally comfortable. The Riad also has a lovely roofdeck, and the staff are happy to serve you breakfast up there. It is a pleasant place to sit and hang out. The staff are very friendly (and are keen for everyone to join them in watching football).

The only problem was that my room safe malfunctioned, and so it required a manager to bring a master key from Casablanca, meaning that I was separated from my valuables for longer than a neurotic individual like myself is comfortable with. It took about 36 hours to resolve the problem, and in retrospect the staff handled it as well as could be expected and I learned a valuable lesson. But that experience, though nerve-wracking, did not subtract from my overall experience at Riad Amin. I would *definitely* return there again ... though maybe I might eschew using the room safe next time.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I stayed here for one night on a business trip. The rooms are small but thats because the beds are huge and also equipped with egyptian cotton sheets. A very nice touch.
There is a little plunge pool in the courtyard, however it was too chilly as we were quite early in the season.

We had a lovely Tagine for lunch provided by the riad, which was huge and could probably have fed twice the amount of people.

I stayed in a room on the roof, so unless you are feeling strong, do get the staff to help you will your bags, which they are more than happy to do so.

The only faults are its a little further from the main square than other riads and is you are staying on a weekend the credit card machines dont really work some bring some cash to pay for your stay.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Address: 42 Place My Yazid Boutouil Kasbah, Marrakech 40040, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #148 of 480 Hotels in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Amin 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Marrakek, in the historical district of the Kasbah, near to the Royal Palate, vis-a-vis the Saadiens Tombs, at a few minutes of the Place Jeema El Fna, directly accessible in car or barouche, Riad Amin combines tradition and modernism. After the hubbub of Medina, as of the crossed door, you will be in an oasis of serenity where you will appreciate softness marrakchi. ... more   less 
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