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“Beautiful Riad with the perfect service!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riad des Droles

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Riad des Droles
Ranked #130 of 1,187 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful Riad with the perfect service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

I stayed for five nights here in May 2013 and my stay was really perfect. Very nice, comfortable Riad. Rooms are clean, comfortable and very spacious. Riad staff are very helpful and friendly. I had a perfect breakfast every Morning, I was treated like a king:) Next time we are in Marrakesh with my family we will definetly stay at this beautiful, cozy and very comfortable Riad for sure!!!

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

We stayed for four nights here in April. The souks, Koutoubia mosque, and main square are within easy walking distance. Ibtissim and Simo were fantastic-coming to lead us in our car to parking inside the medina and also led us out and on to the main roads. Breakfast was good-our kids loved the hot cocoa! The rooftop terrace was calming and the views spectacular! We would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jjnjw
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

We stayed 6 nights with our 6 yo and our stay was perfect, we were immediately made to feel at home. Our room was easilly large enough to have an extra bed and the en-suit beautiful. The Riad its self is small (3-4 rooms) but for us this was perfect. The roof terrace was always a favourite first thing in the morning watching the town wake up with the Atlas mountains in the back ground.

The Riad des Droles is well placed to explore Marrakech. Muriel and Didier were fantastic hosts and Ibtissam and Simo made sure that any of our questions or requirements happened. The breakfast prepared by Ibtissam seemed to get better every morning, a fantastic start to the day. The Riad is quite as is the surrounding streets.

A great place to stay. I would recommend that your take up the offer to be collected at the airport.

We would definitely return.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Mark B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

I travel round the world, I stay 6 nights at Riad, close to famous Djema el Place, Souks 5 min walking distance.Room are clean, Ibtissam have make delicious Tajine and Simo was very helpfull to organising car rental with driver to go to Ait Benhaddou. I can recommend to book transfer from airport to Riad. Every thing is perfect organise. What you pay, what you got.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mimi L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

The room was tiny! Had to step on the bed to get in to it or to put something on the windowsill shelf!

It was also damp and cold though we were promised a heater by email one was not available until the second night after we'd frozen for a night.

The wardrobe shelves and coat hangers were covered in a blanket of dust so had to clean them with a wet wipe first!

The sheets smelled as though they hadn't been changed and were a skin crawling shade of grey but not sure they were supposed to be that colour.

If you arrive at night with the porter you won't see a thing as it's dark! In the daylight the Derb is littered and muddy.

The coffee was great and the rest of breakfast was Ok but the pancakes were frozen and reheated. The breakfast table was too big for the space and all had to stand to let people through to sit for their meal.

The bath mat looked as though it had been used before with what looked like a noodle stuck to it.

The free bar of soap was wonderful and so were the Moroccan staff.

This French owned Riad needs to polish up its act tres vite!

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Worldlytravelledwise
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Munich, Germany
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2012

This Riad is located very close to the famouse Djema el Fnaa in Marrakesh. In a walking distance of about 6 minutes walk. The street is small but at night not always completely calm (people hanging arround during night). The Riad itself is quite nice and relaxing. The service is friendly. We liked very much to relax on the roof terrasse during the hot hours in the afternoon. Breakfast with home made crèpes, orange juice and jam was nice. The rooms are simple but lovely decorated. If the Riad is full, the guests are very close to each other because of all windows and doors going to the small joint patio. So don't expect too much privacy! Finally the cost/performance ratio is great.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Steph K
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2012

Found this Riad through other fantastic reviews on the trip advisor site. Located very close (2 min walk) to the main square. We were well looked after by Ibtissam and Simo who were always on hand to offer help and advice.

A lovely place of calm to come back to after a day exploring the city.

I would have no hesitation in staying here again and cannot recommend it highly enough!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Daniel E
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Property: Riad des Droles
Address: Derb dabachi, Derb Jdid No23 | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #130 of 1,187 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of the medina, 3 minutes from the Jemaa el Fna square , you will find in this riad converted into guest rooms (2 suites and 2 bedrooms charming and cocoon) any traditional ambience of the Red Town. Ibtissam, our housekeeper, will take care of you during your dream holiday. On the beautiful panoramic terrace, you can enjoy the moroccan sun and the view over the rooftops of Marrakech. We will advise you to make an enchanting stay. ... more   less 

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