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Maison Africa

Flower and palm-filled courtyard
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
6 reviews
Flower and palm-filled courtyard
Breakfast in the courtyard
Traditional terrace tent
Dining in the Grande Salon
Maison Africa in the evening
Sahara suite from the bathroom
Relax on sun-baked roof terrace
View from the terrace
Atlas suite sleeps up to 4
Bathroom of the Atlas suite
Atlas suite - cosy space for kids
Ground floor Imperial suite
Bathroom of the Imperial suite
Maison Africa
Sahara suite and fireplace
Sahara suite bathroom
Breakfast at Maison Africa
Maison Africa's courtyard
View over gardens of Sidi Bouamer
Maison Africa's dipping pool
Terrace sun loungers
The Sahara bedroom
Maison Africa's courtyard and pool
Atlas room 'loft'
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Situated in Quartier Riad Laarous, just ten minutes walk north of Djemaa el Fna, in the very heart of the ancient medina of Marrakech, Maison Africa is a fully refurbished 18th century traditional Moroccan house. Available exclusively for private holiday rental this beautifully restored, luxurious and highly sought-after Marrakech home retains many of its original features and is tastefully furnished with rich local fabrics, rugs, pots, metalwork and hand-made furniture. Oozing with authenticity and atmosphere, the riad is a haven of peace and quiet for guests seeking a truly private retreat from the melee of bustling souks. Tastefully enhanced with several stylish features including a courtyard plunge pool for summer cooling and roaring log fires for winter warming, the riad has three spacious en-suite bedrooms and a large salon/living... Read more
About the owner, Nick A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2008
Overall rating: 4.2 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 6 properties
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Listing #HL67037 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 6 reviews
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United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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Our experience of this house was not the same as all the other glowing reports. Nice house in safe area but is tired. The manager gave us a mobile phone on arrival so that we could contact him if required but, we could not get through to him. We did not see him again until departure. We complained about the... more

Management response:

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience of Maison Africa which we are surprised to read. Aziz, your housekeeper, is usually extremely meticulous with his duties but unfortunately forgot to remove the laundry from under the stairs before your arrival. Usually he takes this immediately to the laundry for cleaning, along with the tea towels. We have discussed... more

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Clare H
Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
person found this review helpful

We arrived in Marrakech on a hot afternoon after a 6 hour drive from Ben Haddou just a bit irritable and tired. We followed our contact to Maison Africa and once inside, immediately felt relaxed. A beautiful standard of accommodation, some lovely touches and a roof terrace to die for. Zahira looked after us and her love of children shows... more

Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 for a stay in October 2012
person found this review helpful

We had a great stay here in this Riad. It is situated in the middle of the Medina so you can go by foot everywhere and reach all main places very quickly. The structure is very clean and well kept and has a real marroccan taste to it. We felt very at home. The dipping pool was a fun optional... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
On the ground floor of Maison Africa is a large beamed salon/dining room with traditional lounge seating, dining table and chairs, feature-fireplace with large open grate for roaring winter log fires plus a TV with DVD and iPod player. An arched double-door leads into a very well-equipped beamed kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, electric and gas-powered cooker and large fridge/freezer. Also on the ground floor is the largest of the bedrooms, the ‘Imperial’ room, complete with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and hand-built tadelakt-lined bath tub big enough for two! Under the stairs which lead up to the first floor is a WC with washbasin.

Another two en-suite bedrooms can be found on Maison Africa’s first floor along with an understairs laundry area and small ornate fountain. E...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Sep 15, 2015 -
Nov 15, 2015
Peak Season
2 nights
Dec 20, 2015 -
Jan 5, 2016
Xmas and New Year
3 nights
Mar 1, 2016 -
May 31, 2016
Peak Season
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Airport transfer: $38 / stay - Fee
  • Wifi in house: $0 / stay - Fee
  • Loan of loan mobile phone: $0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Summer Travel Specials
With blue skies, guaranteed sunshine and only a 3 hour flight from the UK, Marrakech is just perfect for a summer getaway. Spend a few nights discovering the Red City from Riad Africa and benefit from our summer travel special offer:

20% discount off published room prices – no minimum stay requirement
1/2 price airport transfers for stays of 3 nights or more
Valid for any new bookings for summer stays at Riad Africa on any dates from 7th May to 30th September 2014.

Included in Price:

Mint tea on arrival
Typical Moroccan breakfast
Mineral water in room
Wireless internet connection
10% local sales tax (TVA)
Local mobile phone

Other Rates

Christmas Eve/Day & New Year's Eve/Day Supplement - £10 GBP per person per night
Light Lunch - £10 GBP (€12 or 130 dirhams) per person
Evening Meal - £17 GBP (€20 or 220 dirhams) per person

Airport Transfers:

1 to 6 People - £20 GBP per transfer
7 to 10 People - £37 GBP per transfer

Full range of day trips, activi...
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How to get there
Airport: Marrakech Menara (RAK): 5.0 mi
Railway: Marrakech: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Tangier: 382.1 mi
Morocco is well-served with flights from the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands and Germany. Several low-cost carriers including www.easyjet.com, www.ryanair.com and www.thomsonfly.com operate from a growing number of the UK's regional airports including Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh. For scheduled air services, Morocco's national airline is www.royalairmaroc.com. Try and book 6 months in advance for the cheapest deals with low-cost carriers. Early morning flights are compensated by a full day in Marrakech after your arrival.

Several ferries operate daily from Algeciras and Tarifa in Spain to Tangier in northern Morocco. With Morocco's rapidly improving infrastructure Marrakech can now be reached by motorway from Tangier in a lit...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 99.4 mi.
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