We felt instantly relaxed and welcomed the moment we stepped into the beautiful courtyard and were served Moroccan mint tea and pastries. Rachid, Youssef and Mohammed looked after us beautifully (although Maria wasn't there when we stayed, she had already made a great impression over email before our visit and has a fantastic team running the riad). The map and recommendations Rachid supplied were perfect - a good, succinct guide to the city... and then to our room. We stayed in the Hammam suite, which was lovely, as are all the rooms (see for yourself in the photos). We ate dinner on our first night in the riad, which was delicious and served with charm and in generous portions. Throughout our stay, we were so thankful to have this haven of calm and tranquility to retreat to when Marrakech became too hectic (the hustling and mopeds are so integral to the character of the city, but can become a bit much). Like many riads in Marrakech, there is a mosque nearby, so the first muezzin call of the morning could wake you up - but a pair of earplugs should sort this until you get used to it!) We were lucky to enjoy fantastic weather during our 5-day stay, so had breakfast and spent many late afternoons on the gorgeous roof terrace, watching the sun set over the city. We really couldn't have asked for more from the lovely people who run this place and would wholeheartedly recommend it if you are visiting Marrakech.