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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I would absolutely recommend this Riad to anyone who stays in Marrakech. It is located in the heart of the Medina and really provides a true Moroccan experience. Nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff, they literally bent over backwards for us and provided a 5 star service. I cannot fault anything! The rooms were beautiful, a... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights. The first 3 were in a room in the 2nd floor, which had a shockingly disgusting sewage smell. When we told Patrice (the manager) he just shrugged and replied -shortly and with no remorse or concern- that it had been raining too much, as if we expected an explanation rather than a solution. This... More 

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Dilo3110, Propriétaire at Riad Ambre et Epices, responded to this review

Hello Ms and Mr. I'm Stéphane the owner of the Riad. We have studied this bad review with Patrice and we have to recognize a lot of mistakes. You stayed on the room "Cascade d'Orchidées" which is on the roof and it was in february, there was a lot of rain and we have water infiltration issue. That's the reason... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A big thank you to Patrice, Abdul and the rest of the Riad team. We've had a wonderful stay over the last four nights and thank you for your professional, attentive but not intrusive service. Thank you for lighting the log fire to warm us on our arrival on Friday night and copious amounts of mint tea ... It was... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Our first trip to Marrakech. On our arrival the Hotel transfer was there to meet us and chatted all the way. Definitely recommend the Riad's transfer as not the easiest place to find. We were greeted by Patrice and shown to our quirky room in the original Riad. It was so different, very clean and well laid out. The map... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A wonderful stay at the beautiful Riad Ambre et Epices. I travelled with two other female friends, I booked a double room and it was fine for me, but might have been cramped for a couple. My companions shared a suite and I would recommend this for a stay of more than a few nights. Having said this, my room... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was our first trip to Marrakech so we had no expectations but high hopes for something different from our everyday experience in the UK. The Riad Ambre et Epices did not disappoint. It's situated well off the beaten path yet close to the souks and Place Jemaa el Fna. Patrice's map is excellent. Don't bother purchasing one because the... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Couldn't find hotel on Google Maps, tried ringing from GB, phone put down on us each time Tried again on arrival at Marrakesh, again phone put down on us When we did arrive, initial impressions were good Hotel room was in the old building, which was the upper floor terrace room. Despite quaintness, it is not nice having a plastic... More 

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Liverpool, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

From initial emails, arranging taxi pick up from the airport, welcome and meals - the service here was excellent. Patrice and the guys really look after you. We had a room in the new part of the Riad and enjoyed the stylish new rooms with a huge stone bath behind the large bed in the bedroom as well as a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed here in March 2014 for four nights in the annexe. Beautiful riad, very evocative, traditional interior, clean and well looked after . impeccable service from Patricea and Ibrahim, nothing was too much trouble. Both very smiley, helpful and attentive. The breakfasts are delicious and different every day, it is served on the terrace if warm enough. The riad... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The small room was on the ground floor "next door" it comprised of a bed and mirror that leant against the wall and that was it. No TV, no wardrobe or draws so don't bother unpacking just leave everything in the suitcase. The bathroom had a large open shower and no bath so more a shower room with a sink.... More 

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ambreetepices, Gérant at Riad Ambre et Epices, responded to this review

We are very disappointed about this message. But it's true that we can't please to everybody. When we read your comment (TV on the room, little street, view of medina, little swimming pool...) we think that you would have prefer an hotel in the modern district of marrakech, not a traditional guest house on the medina. There is some precisions... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of the Dar El Bacha's old district and very close from the famous Souks, this former house, owned in the past by a big trader of spices, renovated in the respect of the art and moroccan traditions, will become your new address in Marrakesh. Riad Ambre et Epices is a place of interbreeding by its refinement inspired at the same time by the East, Africa and India, all in an authentic Marrakchi atmosphere. Turkish bath, massages, swimming pools / Jacuzzi, terraces and solariums will contribute to your well-being and your relaxation, before joining one of the 11 suites and rooms suggestively decorated by the most important steps of the spices route. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Ambre et Epices

Address: 89-90 Arset Aouzal | Bab Doukkala Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $79 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Ambre et Epices 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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