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Riad Africa

#61 of 505 Hotels in Marrakech
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94 - 95 Derb Sakka | Riad Zitoun Lakdim, Medina, Marrakech 40040, Morocco
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this riad is perfect!!! the rooms look like they are made for the king and queen of morocco! it comes with everything you need and is always very clean. the pool and the rooftop terrace are beautiful :) the food is also perfect, it is always very fresh and is the best food i have had in morocco. you will... More 

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3 Thank heytheremcnair
Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a lovely review - we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and in particular the quality of the rooms, pool, terrace and food! Hassan, our chef, works really hard to produce a variety of delicious meals, using locally sourced ingredients, so will be really pleased to read your comments! Your positive feedback re the level of... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are scrolling through trip advisor trying to decide where to stay in Marrakesh... STOP!..... you have found it!! This beautiful, clean, peaceful Riad is perfectly located, a few minutes walk to the main square with beautiful restaurants (serving alcohol) right outside (Zwin Zwin Café a few hundred metres away is really worth a visit). The pool at the... More 

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the pool ideal for relaxing in/around. Our substantial breakfast on the terrace is often mentioned as a highlight, so, once again, thanks for your very positive comments! Mohamed and the rest of the staff work hard to provide a consistent high... More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riad Africa is in the centre so very close to the market if you want to do any shopping, at the same time it is peaceful so if its relaxing you want to do that is also possible. The room, the hotel and the staff could not have been nicer. We have already said that we will return and that... More 

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa. Many guests agree with your thoughts on our ideal location close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks, and the peace and quiet inside the riad when you return. The staff work really hard to provide a consistently high level of attentiveness and service, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time over there, lovely place, room very clean. The staff are very Nice People. Near to the famous place jemmaa el fenaa where you can eat and drink You can do yr shopping too over there

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa . Many guests agree with your thoughts on our ideal location near the Djemaa el Fna and souks! The staff work really hard to provide a consistently high level of service and will really appreciate your kind comments! We look forward to welcoming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The Riad Africa was the most fabulous friendly place to stay. I was planning something for my friend as a surprise and Sue (the admin in London office) was so helpful and got everything perfectly ready. On our arrival we were met by a jolly local taxi man which had been pre booked, it was a stress free journey from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Really great stay, clean rooms, nicely decorated - really gets you that Africa vibe. Breakfast on the roof terrace was amazing, staff is really welcoming, and they make sure you get the most out of your visit. They arranged us hammam, gave great advice regarding where to go, what to see, etc.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I have just returned from a four night stay at Riad Africa which we combined with a stay at Kasbah Africa in the Atlas mountain region. We travelled as a group of three women and felt completely safe here. The facilities although basic are really good value and in a central location convienient to the airport and for exploring the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The best part of the Riad is the staff Mahommad and Rashid who made our stay one that we will never forget always inquiring about our needs making sure we had plenty of mint tea breakfast on the terrace,the Riad itself is quite nice very peaceful a nice break from the fast pace of Marrakesh and yes I will return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights at Riad Africa at the end of our trip to Morocco. I'm so glad we chose to stay here! We were travelling as a family (two daughters aged 8 and 10). The room was spacious and comfortable for all of us. The roof top terrace was beautiful and cool, a wonderful place to take our breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I booked this Riad for a group of friends for our annual break. The facilities were basic but this was a clean and very comfortable place to stay. The Riad was located within easy walking distance to Jamal el fina. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We spent a couple of evenings at the near by cosy bar, which... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful refurbished first category guesthouse hotel in heart of Marrakech medina with large dipping pool and tropical roof garden. English-Dutch owned and locally managed. Riad Africa is very centrally located in a safe and peaceful residential neighbourhood in the Riad Zitoun Lakdim area of the Medina. Riad Africa has 16 spacious bedrooms and suites themed after Africa's most evocative and fabled destinations. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, iPod docks, bath robes/slippers, a hair-dryer and personal safe. High speed wireless internet access is available throughout the riad. Guests can cool off in and relax around one of the largest plunge pools in the medina. A tranquil palm-filled courtyard, a comfortable dining room/salon, a massage room, heated plunge pool, juice bar and private roof garden/terrace offer a choice of public areas in which to unwind. A range of health and beauty treatments are available including a massage/treatment room and nearby hammam. Offering easy access (just a 2 minute walk from the taxi stand and bank) it takes just 5 minutes to walk to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square along the popular/easy to navigate Riad Zitoun Lakdim street. An excellent choice of local restaurants, cafes and shops is located within a 5 minute radius on foot, including the highly rated and atmospheric Kosybar. Other attractions located close by the riad include the Mellah, Kasbah and Dar Si Said Museum. Popular with couples, groups of friends and families with older children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Africa

Address: 94 - 95 Derb Sakka | Riad Zitoun Lakdim, Medina, Marrakech 40040, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $56 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Africa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#25 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#47 Best Value Hotel in Marrakech
#64 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#75 Family Hotel in Marrakech
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