This beautiful riad made my first trip to Marrakech memorable. Its location is convenient & perfectly situated, within minutes walk from several of Marrakech main tourist attractions & restaurants. The riad’s beautiful architecture and cool courtyard is an oasis from the hustle & bustle of the souks and Place Djeema el Fna, a 10 min walk. In the early evening, guests would gather around the courtyard’s small pool to share & discuss their day’s adventures.
My suite was enormous and was beautifully decorated with a Moroccan motif. Exquisite blankets and pillows accented the sitting room and bedroom. Make sure to visit the rooftop to catch a view of the storks nesting on the walls of Palais El Badi.
The Italian owner, GPaolo, is a wealth of information and made sure you experience the best Marrakech has to offer. I was traveling alone and every morning during breakfast, I would ask his recommendation on how I should plan my day. Mohammed and the other staff members were most welcoming & hospitable and made sure that your stay was memorable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Within the old walls of the “Medina” (old city) this stunning Riad is right next to the buttresses of the XVI century Palace “El Badi, and offers you a priceless experience of traditional Moroccan hospitality. While relaxing on our rooftop terrace, you are literally right next to the palace walls, on which hundreds of storks makes their nests. Within the Riad you will find many original features; stuccos, encaustic tiles, cedar wood carvings, decorative plasterwork, vaulted ceilings of brick and geometric floors laid on clay for maintaining a constant temperature. Marrakech is a city of mystery and Minarets, exciting contrasts and contradictions, intense colours and smells, and we provide you with the starting point for your voyage of discovery into this exciting world. The Riad consists of 6 bedrooms, two with private terraces, a public roof terrace, a garden patio with a plunge pool (4 x 3 x 1.30 m) and a salon and restaurant area. One of our suites on the ground floor is specially adapted for people with limited mobility. All rooms have: private bathroom with shower and reversible air-conditioning. Rental Includes breakfast served every morning. Breakfast and other meals, if required, can be served on the roof terrace, on the terrace at the edge of the small pool or in winter by the fireplace in the living room, or in the comfort and privacy of the rooms or private terrace. All our menus feature Moroccan dishes made from local products. There is also free Wi-Fi access, a roof terrace with sunbeds and a garden patio with a plunge pool and palm trees. Our wonderful staff will be on hand to offer advice on where to visit and are happy to show you the area. Evening meals can be booked in advance. We are situated in the Kasbah, just a 7-minute walk from Jemaa El Fna Square and a 10-minute walk from Koutoubia Mosque. We are 4 km from Marrakech-Menara Airport ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Maison Arabo Andalouse Marrakech