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“We had a wonderful stay at Riad les Ammonites” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Les Ammonites
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Derb el Cadi 51 | Azbezt, Marrakech, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #146 of 490 Hotels in Marrakech
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“We had a wonderful stay at Riad les Ammonites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The rooms are very beautiful and unique. The is also a very nice roof-top terrace. Houda is the manager and she welcomed us as a friend. She helped us get taxis, luggage porters, english-speaking guide to the city, etc. She is very diligent to get you the best prices for taxis, luggage porters, comfort bus tickets to other cities and a guide. It helped us so much to have someone meet us at the airport and bring us to the Riad as it would have been difficult to find it ourselves. The cost was little and we booked this ahead with Houda. We found the alleyway clean and boys playing football outside the riad so felt very safe. Having an english-speaking guide to the souks, museums, etc. was a wonderful way to truly experience the city. He showed us tiny "hole-in-the-wall" bakeries, craftsmen, the man who keeps he fires for the hamman and is a musician!, too, etc.. We would have never found these on our own. There is also a nice rooftop cafe (Cafe Snack) in the first small market square closest to the Riad.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Langenthal, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Very nice, friendly and comfy Riad. Away from main tourist bustle but convinient to center. Very friendly and helpful staff. The manager Houda speaks french ,italian and english and is very welcoming. The ambiance is very tasteful, a great place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

We have recently returned from a short break to marrakech where we stayed at the Les Ammonites Riad in Marrakech.This is a small Riad in the centre of Marakesh.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Jamal and Simon helped to ensure that our stay was relaxing and stress free.
We decided to have dinner at Les Ammonites on two occasions.The food was some of the best we had during our stay and I would recommend that anyone staying at the Riad take advantage of Leilas authentic Morrocan cooking.

One important piece of advice we would like to share. Book a taxi from the UK to take you from the airport to the Riad. Otherwise it is very probable you would be unable to find it.

The only minor downside the shower water didn't remain hot for long enough. On balance a great stay and we'd highly recommend it.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

I was travelling around Morocco with 2 other female friends and we absolutely loved Riad les Ammonites. From the moment we stepped through the door we were treat as part of the family, offered mint tea and cakes. The staff were amazing! They even helped us collect our bags from our previous hostel.

The rooms were fabulously! Very beautiful and cerfully designed with great attention to detail. The hotel is decorated in a boutique style, with individual themes for each room, such as the Berber room. The ammonite theme is prevalent throughout wih fossils and ammonites incoporated into the decor.

The hotel was amanzing value for money, our room cost us about £30 per night each for 3 of us to stay and included breakfast. It's very comfortable with space to sunbathe, relax and we made full use of the services, including the plunge pool/jacuzzi in the shape of an ammonite, which is a very welcome relief from the Moroccan heat!

Riad les Ammonites is situated in the very centre of Marrakech so is perfectly placed for all you requirements, with just a few minutes walk from the markets and not far form the Medina.

We loved our stay and cant wait to go back!

Thank you Ali for making our trip so special!!

Love Lauren, Helen and Jess x

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with friends
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

When you enter the Riad Les Ammonites you will notice the difference. It was different from other hotels with it's cleanliness and hospitality. It was totally isolated from the crowd and noise. It was like a heaven where you can hear birds. I totally recommend this hotel to the travellers. If I decided to go to Marrakech again I definitely stay at this hotel.
Thank you Riad Les Ammonites,
Nilgün & Celal from Istanbul Turkey

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank nilguncelal
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2010

We stayed here to bring in the New Year. It was our first Riad experience and our first visit to Marrakesh. Riad Les Ammonites was stunning. The staff are fantastic and no request is too much trouble. The rooms are luxurious and full of character. The food is excellent and when you see the tiny kitchen that it comes from it only adds to the whole appeal of the place.

We were met at the airport and taken close to the Riad. We were guided through the Medina and I doubt that we would have found it otherwise. The place was teeming with life and every alley was full of twists and turns. When we went out later we were guided to the main square by Simon from the Riad who also offered to meet us and show the way back.

This is a great place and I recommend it for your first Riad experience.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

This riad was a real gem in the middle of the medina. Beautifully furnished rooms, staff with attention to detail and delicious meals!!! We thoroughly enjoyed our days there.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with friends
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Address: Derb el Cadi 51 | Azbezt, Marrakech, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Ranked #146 of 490 Hotels in Marrakech
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Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Les Ammonites 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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