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“beautiful riad in the medina” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Samsara
Ranked #25 of 1,177 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
2 reviews
“beautiful riad in the medina”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This riad is beautiful, with spacious rooms, a nice rooftarras and great service. The location is on the nord side of the medina, which is close to everything. I can be a bit hard to find your way back, ask in the riad they will show you the way. Good breakfast which you can have on the terras.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
We are so happy you enjoy the area and the magic of Riad SAMSARA, we cannot wait for your come back home Lots of love from all staff XXX Jacqueline
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Just back from a wonderful stay at Riad Samsara and Jacqueline's other hotel, Douar Samra, in the Atlas Mountains. Fantastic one-night stay at the Riad, hugely assisted by Isabelle and her team. Amazing room - the Jacaranda - food was memorable, cooked by the amazing Milouda, thank you!
Definitely a great place to stay away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, but within easy walking distance of the centre. Isabelle shared her insider knowledge of the city and pointed us in the right direction for shopping, taxis etc - you feel really safe in their hands since they only use /recommend known taxis and shops - something that helped us enormously when my husband left his phone in the taxi taking us to the airport.
Not only did the taxi driver ring us but arranged for his boss to come to the airport where he returned the mobile - all in the nick of time before our flight left for London! Great service from all who are connected to or recommended by the Riad Samsara! Thank you !

Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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JacquelineMarrakech, Owner at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, July 30, 2013
Thank you dear lovely guests, I promise we'll do our best to make you happy !! Very kind regards from jacqueline Isabel and all Team.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Escape the busy Jamaa el-Fna place and head toward Bab Tarzout district in Marrakesh's medina quarter for a very unique and authentic experience in one of the finest Riad in Marrakesh. Take a 20 minutes walk through the mesmerizing souks or a 5 minute "petit taxi" drive, push the wooden door and you will be stunned by the sudden calm and coolness of this beautiful Riad. Jacqueline, the owner and the staff (Isabelle, Melouda ...) will make your stay an unforgettable moment. Starting with the 3 rooms which are furnished with great taste and offer all the comfort someone's looking for after a long journey. What to say about Melouda's Cuisine except that it is delicious. Finally, Jacqueline on its own is worth the stay : "Merci" for all the love you spread around you . Fab & Flo.

Room Tip: We stayed at Ibizcuss during 3 nights and everything was marvellous.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
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Chers F& F, quel bonheur cette rencontre, on ne se quitte plus maintenant et vous revenez quand vous le souhaitez, Riad SAMSARA et toute son équipe vous embrasse. Jacqueline
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I have to say, and my husband will say i'm a sucker for Moroccan interiors, but I have rarely stayed in a more beautiful room than I did at Riad Samsara. Jacqueline has taken a beautiful Riad in the dusty, crazy streets of Marrakech and created a complete haven for the Souk-weary traveller. Not only was the place gorgeous, but Jacqueline, Isabelle and Milouda were fantastic and incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about things to do and see in the city. I recommend to all - but especially those wanting luxury, peace and beauty at a great price.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Thank you so much for your kind words, we hope you'll come back to visit us again at Riad SAMSARA. Jacqueline
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We had a great four days at the Riad with Jacqueline who is delightful company. The Riad is in a quiet but convenient area and there is a great Italian restaurant nearby if you have had enough tagines! Great location as you can easily walk to the square and as you are near the wall you can also walk to Guerliz. Typical and fresh breakfasts are wonderful and there is a lovely roof terrace. We will be back!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank BusyBee3122
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
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Chers amis, le Riad SAMSARA est un oasis de fraicheur que vous avez illuminé de vos sourires, merci de votre gentillesse. Baisers de Marrakech
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We didn't expect to see bougainvillea flowing down from the roof to the central courtyard, or red and white rose petals scattered everywhere, or to be woken up in the morning by the most melodious birdsong. It's a little jewel of a riad, where the subtle furnishings, the fountains, polished brass and brilliant colours typical of Morocco combine to enchant travellers, making them forget the heat and bustle behind the dark wood doors that lead into the Medina. Our thanks for the expert guidance provided by Isabelle; the hospitality and delicious food from the hands and heart of Milouda and her assistants, whether at breakfast on the roof terrace, or in the evening on the patio. We love Moroccan vegetables! There are many interesting places to visit in the vicinity of the riad. Thank you, Jacqueline, for making all this possible, and on such reasonable terms.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Dear Kate, it was a pleasure to welcome you at Riad SAMSARA, you are home !!! Jacqueline and all staff.
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Our third trip to Marrakech and our best Riad in the City.
The most splendid interior we have seen.
We loved the decoration so much one lounge and its sofa's have formed the insipration for the lounge in our new home.
Breakfast on the roof terrace a favourite moment of the holiday
Isobel (sp) guided us through the medina on our first night
We will viist again
Please visit when we are not - there are only 3 rooms

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Dear Lovely guests, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us at Riad SAMSARA. Hope you'll come back soon With our LOVE Jacqueline and all staff.
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Property: Riad Samsara
Address: 6, Derb El Aarsa | Tarzout -Médina, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 1,177 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Samsara 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad Samsara is a traditional riad, full of charm, quietly nestled close to the heart of the bustling Medina. Jacqueline, your hostess, welcomes those travellers in search of an authentic experience, to her meticulously hand-renovated palace. The three opulent bedrooms each have their own individual style and are full of small touches to make your stay extra special.One of the most beautiful and original homes in Marrakech. Tailored for personal service and space, this is your own secluded sanctuary, a home from home. ... more   less 
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