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Riad Swaka

#240 of 1,169 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
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brough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

stayed here not quite knowing what to expect, wot a lovely gem of a hotel, all the staff we're very warm an friendly, food was fantastic, freshly prepared by a lovely lady called fatemer, can't wait to go back an visit "wot I call friends again, rooms stunning spotless comfy, anything needed, just ask, a really great thanks from Mark

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We loved staying at Riad Swaka, a beautiful Riad in a great location overlooking the Bahia palace. The staff are very friendly and helpful, would definitely stay here again if we get back to Marrakech. Thanks for a lovely holiday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited Marrakech for a long weekend. We had looked into maximising our time and decided to stay within the medina. We cannot fault the service we had at Riad Swaka. Both Bassou and Mehdi went above and beyond in their service, including contact numbers should we need them and Bassou accompanying us through the streets at 5.30am so we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This is the second time I have visited Riad Swaka, this time with a friend and neither of us were disappointed! As usual, the transfers arranged by the riad were smooth and punctual, complete with a courteous driver and immaculate vehicle. The rose scented traquility greeted us as soon as we entered the riad and Walter, Bassou and the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We had a great 4 night stay at this riad! The riad is a quiet and peaceful oasis in the middle of the medina, right next to the bahia palace, about 8-10 minutes walk from the Djemaa el Fna. One of the staff guys met us near the square and led us to the riad - which is probably neccessary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

First time in Marrakech and the riad was amongst many. The twicken paths were a maze but an opportunity each time to explore a different part of the area. Basille was a fantastic host and made us a beautiful and plentiful breakfast every morning with the cook. (Sorry can't remember her name.) From pancakes to omelettes, fruit, yoghurt a, crepes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I was booked into Riad Swaka by my travel agent. After a flawless journey I arrived at the hotel transfer point at the airport. I was the last person to be dropped off. The riads are located in the Medina too narrow for cars so the Riads sent staff to meet you at the nearest gate. We circled for ages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Until I visited Riad Swaka I didn't believe that there could be peace and tranquillity in the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh but there is and I had a fantastic stay complete with really good sleep on both nights of my stay. The riad is quite small (six rooms I think) which gives it a personal feel and the staff... More 

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walter F, Propriétaire at Riad Swaka, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks thanks thanks. There is nothing to add ..... you are amazing !! walter More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Pretty rare that your 'hotel' is your favorite part of your stay. I truly looked forward to returning to this wonderful riad everyday! The atmosphere was relaxing and the rooftop terrace was a much welcomed break from the cacophony of Marrakech! The staff were the kindest, most welcoming people I have encountered traveling! They make you feel like you're part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in Riad Swaka for 7 nights. The staff was very polite and helpful. We were welcomed with tea and crepes. The airconditioned room was spacious enough and cleaned every day. Breakfast was served at the rooftop (inside when raining) and it was more than sufficient to start the day with. WiFi worked fine. Location is... More 

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walter F, Propriétaire at Riad Swaka, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your review at the end of the year it makes us feel good 2016 good to see you again soon and More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
RIAD SWAKA is at the heart of the medina of Marrakech, easily accessible by taxi, in the lively RIAD ZITOUN JDID, backed by the gardens of the Palais Bahia, a few steps from the fabulous JEMAA el-Fna and traditional decor.After an experience with another Riad, we now have our own home and we will continue in the same spirit: You are above all "guests"Marrakech is a city full of surprises and we love to share.Swaka Riad is in the tradition of guest houses: Home and wellbeing.On arrival you will be greeted personally around a mint tea and traditional pastries. We are available to answer your questions and help you discover authentic Marrakech. All staff will be at your disposal to make your stay more enjoyable.You will discover the Riad and spaces for relaxation, the pool to cool off after the excitement of the souks, the terrace with its sun loungers and whirlpool, its comfortable sofas and pergola, where you take breakfast and dinner without forget for the relaxation lounges, reading or daydreaming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Swaka

Address: 53 Derb Ragragui, Riad zitoun Jdid | Palais Bahia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $42 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Swaka 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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