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Riad Due
Ranked #57 of 1,167 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

This was the second riad we stayed at when we went to Marrakech. Khalid, one of the helpers in riad, was kind enough to pick us up from the previous riad at which we were staying. The room we stayed in (for two people) was spacious and the bathrooms/shower was bigger than the first riad we stayed at. The location of this riad is very convenient, just next to the main thoroughfare of the northern part of the medina, yet close enough to the area accessible by taxis. Despite the proximity to the medina, it is an oasis of tranquility once you step in. It is also further away from the mosques, so our sleep was not interrupted by the early morning prayers. The kitchen in this riad was substantially bigger and hence the variety and quality of the breakfasts provided was also better. The staff were also kind enough to wake up earlier than normal to cook breakfast for us on the day of our departure. The riad also has a lovely rooftop terrace to hang out in the late afternoons before sunset. Overall, an enjoyable stay in this Riad!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

We stayed at Riad Due from September 1-5. While the decor is gorgeous and the staff friendly, the overall experience was disappointing. The biggest issue was that we had no hot water -- which made the big, beautiful tub that caused us to spring for our suite fairly useless. I told the staff the first day and was assured the problem was fixed. It was not and I emailed the manager (Emanuela) who NEVER RESPONDED. We were without hot water for the full length of the visit.
Also, we were interested in the pool which was more decorative than useful (very small).

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank karenanne9
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Riad Due is located in the Old Medina, Riad Larouse. The staff were friendly and pleasant and the decor was impressive. There are 4 suites/rooms, a kitchen, rooftop terrace, very small central pool, outdoor central sitting/eating area. There is a bit of a walk from the nearest taxi drop-off point which is very congested during the day with a lot of for traffic and speeding mopeds. Unfortunately, our suite was so incredibly hot that the first night we did not sleep since the AC was not working. The second night was still so hot that we had to sleep in the central courtyard to try and catch a breeze. Again, we could not sleep due to the noise and discomfort. The third night we chose to try the room again and leave the door to the suite open. In addition, we had massages in our rooms that were booked by the staff. The exchange rate was 8.6 MAD per USD. However, I was told that the "hotel exchange rate" was 7 MAD per USD. After being haggled to death during our stay in Casablanca, I was hoping the experience in Marrakech would be different. I did not feel that the staff at Riad Due were protective of us. Instead they were also interested in the kickbacks that is typical of Moroccan service personel. Finally, the availability of food is very limited, there is no TV and the lighting in the rooms was extremely poor. I would not stay there again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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4  Thank shclark
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

Another Very sweet, calm and tranquil space, wonderful staff- Emanuela, Rashid, Roselin, and the lovely lady who helped with my laundry (please forgive me if my spekllings are wrong!)Thank you all! The staff were so gracious, and helful, and even made me a special breakfast cake, helped me book my Hamman, was very very kind in their assistance. Highly recommend this Riad.
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Room Tip: it was a plunge pool
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

When you arrive from the heat and craziness of the Medina. Your welcomed by a wonderful calm and the friendly staff of Riad Due. Our suite was amazing ,beautiful features and very comftable . Food was really tasty. Cant recommend getting a guide enough, Mustafa the official guide was great and we really enjoyed spending the day with him taking in the sights of Marrakech.
The staff were very helpful and nothing was any trouble and they also gave you plenty of space.
10 out 10 experience .

Room Tip: The suits down stairs are worth the extra cost as they stay cool day and night. We didn't need a...
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  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Natasha D
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Reviewed May 6, 2012

We went there on honeymoon in Sept 11, but have only just got around to writing the review. It was absolutely outstanding! Great location - very easy to get into the souks of Marrakech, and the staff are INCREDIBLY helpful. They cooked a fabulous dinner for my wife and I to eat in the open air, on top of the Riad, watching the sun set over the city - VERY romantic!! They also found a guide to show us around the town, who was extremely knowledgeable, and spoke excellent English.

This is a really great spot - calm, luxurious, stunning, and a perfect spot from which to explore the Medina. Booked through Mr & Mrs Smith, who were, as always, totally efficient.

Room Tip: We stayed in Suite Zan - the biggest bedroom I've ever slept in! But they all look good - and v...
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  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 4, 2012

We can't praise this Riad and the wonderful team enough. We were 6 lively blonds on our first trip to Marrakech and a little unsure of what to expect. Khalid (the wonderful man who runs the Riad) met us from the taxi to take our bags and we followed him the short walk to the Riad - and were greeted by Ghizlaine with mint tea. The team of 3 are all absolutely fantastic, nothing is too much trouble, Ghizlaine and the lady that cooks are so lovely and gracious and they all make your stay a very special experience.

The Riad is so lovely and clean and the rooms very spacious, we had the 2 rooms on the first floor and had 3 in each room, but even so they still felt huge and the beds/pillows/duvets are all really comfortable. There are only another 2 rooms on the ground floor which I believe are just as nice as the ones we had.

Khalid looked after us so well - nothing was a problem for him. We ate at the Riad the first night of our stay which was delicious and beautiful surroundings. And on the other 2 nights Khalid would book our chosen restaurants for us and then walk us there and even comes back at the end of our evening to take us home - we felt so safe. The list goes on of the amount of things he did to make our stay special, from the arranging of a guide/camel ride/Hamamm to all the trips up and down the steps to the terrace with our drinks ( cause the lift was broken ) not a problem for us - but must have been for them carrying all our supplies :) but they always carried a smile, so friendly and chatty.

This is a great place to stay for anyone - but any groups of girlfriends who are planning a trip to Marrakech who think they may feel a little vulnerable then this is ideal as we felt very safe and secure knowing that Khalid was there to look after us.

We had such a fun time it was very sad to leave and have promised Khalid that we will all return one day to visit him and his team again

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Riad Due

Address: 2 Derb Chentouf, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #57 of 1,167 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range: $197 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Due 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the souk area in the old medina of Marraekch. Riad Due is a fusion between modernity and traditional style of the riads. Developed around an elegant patio with a central plunge pull. Fabulous location and service. ... more   less 
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