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“Home from home” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Aguerzame
66 Derb Jdid | Douar Graoua, Marrakech 40040, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #6 of 480 Hotels in Marrakech
Staunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Home from home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We stayed here for three nights and had booked the whole Riad as a group of friends. The welcome that we had from Aziz, Laurent and the rest of the hosts was lovely and we felt at home straight away. We had arranged a transfer from the airport and this worked perfectly with the driver ready to collect us from our flight. We also had a meal at the Riad on the first evening and I can fully recommend the sardine tagine that was prepared for us....possibly the nicest tagine that I had in my time in Morocco.

Aziz was always there to answer our questions and provide us with refreshments and he always did his best to ensure that we had all that we needed. The courtyard was a great place to kick back and relax and the breakfasts were more than ample with fresh orange juice and delicious marmalade!

I would thoroughly recommend this Riad as a place to stay if you are coming to Marrakech.

  • Stayed March 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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Custer, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

The location is great. The hospitality of the owners is welcoming. Personally, I felt somewhat insecure sleeping on the ground floor of the common area. I realize this may be a cultural difference, but next time I will stay in a different 'style' lodging. The windows of the rooms are not capable of fully closing and this made me nervous. On a different note, take Laurent's suggestion to travel to the Atlas Mountains.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stay. The hospitality shown is first class, Aziz was the first host and nothing has been too much trouble. Both he and Laurent anticipate our every need..
The dinner Layla has cooked for us was superb, the rooms are generous and the Riad has a homely feel and makes for a welcome respite from the busy streets of Marrakesh.
Well situated, close to the square there is much within very easy walking distance and a number of very good food options, particularly Un dejeunere a Marrakesh that has received our custom most days of our stay.
You will be well received upon arrival and given a good orientation of the area, Aziz walked us to the square taking special care to point out best ways to return. Little extras like tea, coffee, juice and water are offered with compliments which is most courteous and welcome.
We are very happy to have chosen this Riad as our place to stay in Marrakesh.
Michelle and Geoff Achison. (Australia)

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

My boyfriend, friend and I spent 1 nights at Riad Aguerzame after spending a week touring Morocco with a larger group. It was the perfect way to decompress and relax. We spent the day lounging in the courtyard, drinking mint tea and fanning ourselves in the heat. The rooms are great, the Riad is super quiet and the staff was very accommodating, especially to help my friend when she got sick. It was truly a quiet paradise, and I would highly recommend!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of this place. Nothing was too much trouble for Aziz or Laurent. Beautiful rooms and the worlds most comfortable bed. Perfect retreat from the madness of Marrakech. Had transfers and a welcome dinner as part of out package. Sardine tagine which was one of the best meals we ate whilst in Marrakech. Thank you all the staff for making our stay so pleasant.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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warwick, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We had a great 2 nights at this lovely Riad. It is close to the main square and the souk and easy to get to the Palaces and the Saadian tombs. Laurent was very welcoming with added finesse like walking us into the centre of town so that we could be confident of the route. The food was quite superb - in fact we ate there both nights because the food was so good on the first night ( and the free wine was very drinkable!). Breakfast was also excellent with tasty variations on rolls/pancakes/croissants/cinnamon bread and yummy strawberries, freshly squeezed orange juice and yoghurt. The team here works hard to maintain its deserved position as a top small Riad in Marrakesh.

  • Stayed February 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Aguerzame for 3 days and just loved it! Wonderful breakfast with homemade pancakes, fresh orange juice and croissants, always good help from the host Laurent and beautyful rooms. One of the best places I've ever stayed at.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 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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Address: 66 Derb Jdid | Douar Graoua, Marrakech 40040, 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 ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#7 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#41 Best Value Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the medina of Marrakesh, close to Moulay Idriss’s Palace, the Riad Aguerzame,, entirely restored keeping pure Moroccan traditions, welcomes you to change marrakchi for a night or more. Very easy to arrive and near Marrakesh’s main square Jemaa El-Fna, the Riad is just a step away from several palaces and museums in Marrakesh. Riad Aguerzame will make you experience the magnetism of exquisite eastern life. We offer great ambiance in our cool patio under orange trees. ... more   less 
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Riad Aguerzame Marrakech
Riad Aguerzame Hotel Marrakech

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