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Riad Nafis
Ranked #151 of 1,170 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Riad Nafis feels like home from the first moment you step in as you are welcomed by the super-friendly staff. The owners are very helpful . They seem to treat the place as 'home' and a big family. The three girls are all very nice and wonderful cooks. One of them, Karima, does the beautiful henna tatoos in the convenience of the riad lounge.
The rooms are traditionally decorated without compromising your comfort. The lounge and the terrace are wonderful for eating and chilling.
I also have to mention Hicham, the night guard, who is one of the most friendly people I have ever met in a life time!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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7  Thank Elias-Talbi
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Laurent O, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2013

Dear Sir,
I thank you so much for such a lovely review. Rachid and his all team join me to express you our heartfelt thanks for your stay at Riad Nafis, Karima, Hicham, would be pleased to receive you again, anytime, you are home at Riad Nafis, Naïma did appreciate your enthusiasm for the homemade Moroccan Cuisine and Rachid and I keep warm souvenir of our conversations. We definitely hope to see you again in a not too far future, take good care of both of you.

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Reviewed March 2, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful Riad while spending a long weekend, without the kids, in Marrakech. The service was extraordinary. Rachid and his collegues were helpful in any imaginary way. They gave advice on where to eat or shop and what to see. They even organized a box for the lamp we bought at the souk.
The room was beautiful! An oriental dream! I can't even discribe the wonderful bathroom! You have to see by yourself!

Breakfast was inclusive and you can chosse to have it inside, next to the pool, or on the amazing roof terrace. We were lucky with the weather and had breakfast upstairs every day. Also, this was delicious!

If we ever return to Marrakech, and thats very likely, this Riad is our first choice once more!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank NinaKrohn
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Laurent O, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2013

Dear Madam, dear Sir,
I would like to thank you for your kind review. We all would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your stay at Riad Nafis. Your extreme kindness, your interest for Marrakech and our culture, your enthusiasms and your smiles everyday were greatly appreciated and will remain in memories. We hope to see you again soon. Take good care of both of you.

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our stay at Riad Nafis. From the moment we arrived the staff were superb, and made us feel totally at home. The twin room was delightful with beautiful furniture and ornaments, extremely comfortable beds and an excellent shower. Every morning we were greeted with a smile and a delicious breakfast, and first rates tips for our activities that day. All of the staff were so attentive and there was a great balance between catering for our needs and letting us relax in peace. The roof top terrace and pool were beautiful and the location was perfect, as it was right next to the royal palace so very safe and quiet, but only 8 minutes walk from the main square in the heart of the Medina. We can't recommend Riad Nafis enough.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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5  Thank AmySimps0n
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Laurent O, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Dear Madam,

I thank you so much for your kind review. We all would like to express you our heartfelt gratitude for your stay at Riad Nafis, it was a pure delight and another beautiful meeting. Your happiness, your enthusiasm, your laughs will remain in memories and we keep a very fresh and dynamic souvenir of your stay. So thank you again ever so much and hopefully we will see you again in a not too far future. Take good care of both of you.

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Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

The staff at Riad Nafis is absolutely wonderful! The Riad itself is an oasis in hectic Marrakech, after hours of sightseeing you come home and relax on the lovely roof terrace enjoying the view of the Atlas mountains and the impressing storks' nests atop the many minarets. If the weather is fine there are sunbeds including hats (nice thought!) to spend some time reading. We were lucky to have breakfast here two of our four mornings, the others we enjoyed in the lovely salon. Our room, Berbere, was small but cosy and comfortable with a big bathroom. I very much liked the decor of the riad, tasteful and modern with the "oriental" twist. Not too much of anything, just good taste. Both my husband and I came down with the flu which confined us a bit to our room, but everybody in the staff was ever so friendly and tried to help, thank you very much for your kindness!
No problem to find the place; we pre-ordered with the Riad to be picked up at the airport, and on our first evening we were escorted to the Jeema el Fna so we would be able to find our way. On our first morning we were introduced to the sights of Marrakech. That I call top class service!
So no need to look any further - here is the place to stay!

  • Stayed: February 2013
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4  Thank Golden butterflyfish
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RiadAlBadiaMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2013

Dear Madam,

I thank you very much for your kind review . Rachid and the all team join me to thank you for your stay at Riad Nafis, it was a pure delight having you these few days at the Riad. We hope you recovered by now. We all would like to thank you for your kindness with everyone of us, for your enthusiasm, this was a great pleasure for us. Riad Nafis will remain your home in Marrakech and hopefully we will have the pleasure of receiving you again in a not too far future.
Thank you again and take good care of both of you.

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Despite initial misgivings about location, this proved to be a truly wonderful experience. Beautifully themed rooms, superbly clean, and wonderful staff who could not do enough for us. The food was beyond compare. And as for the views from the roof terrace at breakfast . . .This is somewhere you would want to return to again and again. A big thank you to all the staff who made a first visit to Marrakech unforgettable. PS visit the Alhambra spa, recommended by the staff at the riad. Oh so worth it.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Felicity S
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RiadAlBadiaMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2013

Dear Ladies,

Rachid and the all team join me to express you our heartfelt gratitude for your stay at Riad Nafis. We all keep a very warm souvenir of both of you. Your smiles, your interest in Marrakech, your great kindness with everyone of us, will remain in memories. We all hope that we will have the pleasure if receiving you again in a not too far future. Thank you for everything you gave us. Take good care of both of you.

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Reviewed February 9, 2013

I could not have wished for a nicer place to have stayed, the service was exceptional with a personal touch. The staff happily catered for our individual needs, we were walked to the main square on our first night of arriving, to ensure we did not get lost. The staff spoke excellent English, which was very much appreciated. The Riad is traditional Moroccan at its best, our room had its own private balcony overlooking the pool, which was beautiful. The location was excellent, a short 5 minute walk to Jamaa el fna square and situated in the traditional old town of Medina. I truly felt like a Princess staying here but still being able to embrace Marrakech life as a local. I would highly recommend Riad Nafis, which will definitely not disappoint you. Thank you to all the staff at Marrackech's number one Riad for our perfect stay.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank 83Bethany
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RiadAlBadiaMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2013

Dear Madam, dear Sir,
I thank you for such a lovely review and we are all very grateful for your stay at Riad Nafis. We were all pleased to receive you and see you discover our culture and city. Your enthusiasm, your kindness, your happiness, your interest and your smiles will remain in memories. We hope to see you again in a not too far future and we wish you all the best for the nearest future. Take good care of both of you.

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Reviewed January 16, 2013

This is wonderful quaint hotel, only about 6 rooms in total so you get very personal service, always with a smile and always pleasant..had a wonderful time there, the rooms are all themed and have AC for heating/cooling.

Highly recommended.

It is however a little hard to find and only the street kids really know where it is. In case you need direction:

its on the back of the presidential palace, if you ask where the hospital is and head that way you'll find an alleyway on your left where the palace ends and that's where you want to be. Walk down, the alleyway then forks take a right and follow the alleyways round they will go right at an entrance to a house which is lower than st level, after that the hotel will be at the next little opening on your left.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Shoushouk
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RiadAlBadiaMarrakech, Gérant at Riad Nafis, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2013

Dear Madam,
We all would like to thank you for your kind review, it was a real pleasure having you this few days at the riad. Once again, thank you for your extreme kindness with everyone of us, your smiles remain in memories. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Riad and Marrakech. Once again, for any future traveller, to make things easier as Riad Nafis, as at 98% of Riads or hotels in the Medina, I cannot recommend enough that guests send the hotel or the riad a short mail, prior to arrival, in order to get the directions to come or to organize a driver to take you right to the door of the Riad. Our streets are very easy but so different, arriving it can seem to be very difficult when it is not at all.
Otherwise, as you experienced it you will always have kids by the Gate of Sidi Mimoun to take you to the Riad…
Once again we all thank you so much for all you gave us and we wish you all the best for this new year 2013.
Take good care of both of you

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Address: 53-54 Ouled Ben Sebaa - Sidi Mimoun | sidi Mimoun, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #151 of 1,170 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range: $69 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riad Nafis 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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