We stayed at MonRiad for a total of 6 days over the course of a two week trip around Morocco, using the Riad as a base in Marrakech.
From the moment we arrived and were picked up from the airport to the minute we finally left, MonRiad was a perfect little oasis of calm in an otherwise crazy city! The welcome we received (complete with mint tea) from Manuela, Luca and the rest of the staff was so warm, and the service at the Riad from there did not disappoint. Nothing was every too much trouble and because of them we were able to make the most of our time in the city, exploring all the main sites and bartering our way through the souks.
We returned to MonRiad after a few trips elsewhere (trek up Toubkal and trip to the desert and Merzouga), and each time we came back the greeting did not change. Manuela even checked up on whether we were OK when she was worried we hadn't returned from our mountain climbing trek!
The Riad itself is really lovely, very peaceful and a nice calm place to return after a day exploring Marrakech. It is incredibly central to all the main sites, and the rooms are really generously sized, comfortable and well decorated. Breakfast is a traditional Moroccan affair (complete with home made yoghurt), and again they are always very accommodating, with the timings changed to suit your timetable.
In short - we couldn't recommend MonRiad highly enough for anyone that wants to explore Marrakech whilst experiencing a traditional Riad. Thanks Manuela and Luca for everything!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- MonRiad is located in Marrakech’s medina, a 5-minute walk from Jamaâ El Fna Square. It offers en suite rooms, a lounge and patio. Free Wi-Fi is available.MonRiad features traditional riad details including tedelakt tiles. Each room is air-conditioned and has a private bathroom.Guests are invited to relax in the riad’s living room, which has a fireplace and satellite TV. There is also a interior patio with a whirlpool fountain.MonRiad is 200 metres from Bahia Palace and 10 km from Marrakech-Menara Airport. There are a variety of sites in the area including the Berber village of Essaouira and the Ouzoud Waterfalls. ... more less
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