We stayed for 4 nights with my girlfriend in this lovely and beautifully kept riad. The riad itself has been nicely restored and its atmosphere is quite calm and relaxing. There we enjoyed of privacy as well as a great company from the owners and other guests.
It is located away from the noise and hustle of the Medina, in the heart of the old city which makes the experience pretty authentic. We were really happy we stayed here immersed into the medina culture rather than in one of the dull hotels outside the Medina (“the new city”), as we did in Fes.
When we arrived to the airport a taxi was waiting for us, from where he took us to the riad, while commenting the places we were driving through. At the riad we were very nicely welcomed by the staff and the English owners. Next morning they kindly gave us a first tour into the Medina which proved extremely useful. They are well informed, and therefore a continuous source of advice for our excursions in Marrakesh and its “surroundings” (the south, Essaouira, Ouarzazate).
With my girlfriend, we are planning to take my parents to Morroco and this riad is definitely the place we will choose while at Marrakesh!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Riad has 5 double bedrooms all ensuite and individually decorated with traditional finishes and furniture set around a tranquil plant filled courtyard garden. There is a large roof terrace with High Atlas Mt views, sunbeds and seating and a comfortable sitting room with an open olive wood fire in winter. There is also a separate cosy dining room. The riad is fully staffed with friendly and helpful staff and an excellent cook - cookery sessions available on request. All bedding is smooth Egyptian cotton and towels and hairdryers are provided. The riad is in a historic and authentic area of the medina a short walk from the souks and through them to the square of Jemna el F'na also near several museums and sights as well as having good access through the walls to the new town. ... more less
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