I did a fair bit of research before choosing this Riad and my choice was spot on!
It lived up to everything we have read about it or were expecting.
Location - 15 min walk away from the Jamaa el Fna Sq - thus we could get away from the hustle and bustle and see the local life as we were walking to the more tourist places.
Location wise, you can also take a short cut to the Medersa and the Larousse area, which I highly recommend - quieter and more interesting shopping, not like in the souks.
Room - Yassin suite highly recommended. There is aircon/heating in each room if you need it, we did not. Cleanliness - to the level it should be.
The Riad is very close to Bab Dukala Mosque, so light sleepers should have this in mind. This did not bother us, on the opposite - added to the charm and authenticity of the experience.
Breakfast - prepared on the spot, sumptuous - rotating local pancakes with other local "stuff", fresj orange juice the norm.
Staff - the young man at reception was very friendly and informative. We did not use the riad's tourist services as we travelled by rentacar. There is a parking lot nearby, easy to find, inexpensive.
There is a hammam close by - I tried it - more of a tourist experience, would recommend a local one, there is one near the Medersa.
If we visit Marrakech again, we plan to stay at this Riad again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hidden in one of the most historic areas of the Marrakesh Medina, Riad Mur Akush offers a magical experience (with road access in 30m). The relaxed and comfortable environment ensures a perfect stay and with 6 rooms the riad feels very private. With a large sitting and dining room, large patio and terraces, one is spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding where to have a meal or read a book. Our hospitality is legendary. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riad Mur Akush Marrakech
- Riad Mur Akush Hotel Marrakech