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Palacio de las Especias

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Reviewed November 2, 2016

The Riad is really nice and quiet... a haven in a chaotic city. Location very good... not in the heart of it, but a very short walk from the heart of it. The staff were all happily helpful and accommodating... always with a smile. The room we had very comfortable, quiet and clean... not loads of room but ample for...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Really pleased by this fantastic experience in Riad Palacio de las Especias. From the beginning until the end, the staff were really kind and polite. Perfect room and amazing breakfast everyday, often taken on the roof top. Memories forever, will definitely come again in the future!

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Montreal, QC, Canada
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed for 4 amazing nights in Marrakech at the Palacio Riad. It was a great experience that we would not hesitate to recommend this accommodation. We would definitely stay here again upon another visit. If you are looking for the Riad experience, you will not be disappointed. THE GOOD: - The service was impeccable. The morning/day...

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Reviewed May 2, 2016

The riad is of stunning beauty and very calm. The breakfast was amazing and everything in the room seemed to be custom made with a lot of care. Would definitely recommend having dinner if you feel like staying in. Cabs are easy to find and you can get around to the souks easily if you feel like walking as well....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed April 25, 2016

One of the most authentic & prettiest Riads I've visited during my 22days in Morocco. The furniture pieces were very unique, and the rooftop terrace is the highlight of the Riad. We tried two rooms and both were spacious & rose filled. Love staying on the second floor with views of the Riad at night. It's stunning both during the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 1, 2016

After staying at a different Riad prior to this one we were expecting the same type of service as we were paying a bit more and the place was stunning. But besides the beautiful decor, stunning rooms and the rooftop, we received were basic customer service and wasn't the greatest. We didn't get much of a sense of helpfulness unless...

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Washington DC
Reviewed March 14, 2016

I had a lovely one night stay at this welcoming Riad as a solo traveler. The warm staff, particularly Simon and Zak made this a very gracious experience. The location is walking distance to the souks (5 minutes) and also close to the grand square (10-15 minutes). It is a five minute walk from where taxis can let you off...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Located a little remotely from the square (Djema el Fna), but still walking distance. Nice and quiet. We used a parking lot where cabs congregated as our landmark to find our way back through the small side streets. Palacio de las Especias has a wonderful rooftop with a lovely Berber style tent. The lobby and rooms are decked-out in colonial...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed December 22, 2015

We just spent three nights at this beautiful Riad and could not recommend it more highly. The place itself is equisite and has been decorated with extreme love and care- full of beautiful aesthetic details. The breakfast included is delicious and obviously prepared with care. Most of all though, we loved the staff- so helpful, warm and friendly. Simon in...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed November 29, 2015

This riad is a wonderful property in a great location in Marrakesh. It is in the medina but not where the souks are so it is not difficult to find it and go around while in Marrakesh. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay also thanks to Zak, Simon, Idris and Jamila. The staff is super friendly and helpful and the breakfast...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Palacio de las Especias recovers the splendour of a building erected in the 19th century. The building was originally owned by the Echerid family, who were spice merchants but, unfortunately, the years and neglect had taken their toll. Today, respecting the original building, but adapting it to provide the comfort that an establishment of this nature deserves, it opens its rooms from within the heart of the Medina, in order to provide its visitors with the enjoyment and relaxation they are looking for. The decor of its rooms, the coolness of its patios, the murmuring of its fountains and the peaceful evenings on the terrace mean that resting inside its rooms becomes the happy ending to a perfect day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palacio de las Especias

Address: Sidi Bouamar 35, Quartier Riad Larrousse, Medina, Marrakech, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $89 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palacio de las Especias 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Rooms on the first floor facing in towards the Riad's inner courtyard are probably the best”
 of 5 bubbles marksR2376AM, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very unique. We especially liked rooms on 2nd floor with view of riad at night.”
 of 5 bubbles thekostyuks, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“Bab El Khemish room is lovely. Comfortable bed, nice view, good water pressure.”
 of 5 bubbles Orb, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs are the best”
 of 5 bubbles anng161, Dec 22, 2015 | Read review
“We had Bab Ksiba, it was a lovely room but we didn't spend much time in it as we were out and about most of the time.”
 of 5 bubbles AbiC1983, Nov 19, 2015 | Read review
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