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Riad Samsara
Ranked #61 of 1,187 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

My boyfriend and I spent the most wonderful few days at Riad Samsara in May. Isabelle and Jacqueline were extremely welcoming and informative, and Milouda was a fabulous cook. The rooms were beautifully appointed and the rooftop terrace was lovely. I highly recommend it!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2013

Dear Alex, thank you for your kindness, you have an house in Marrakech ! Riad SAMSARA is your home With our best regards Jacqueline

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

I have now stayed at the Riad Samsara twice and will be going back as soon as I can. It is absolutely beautiful. The owner has amazing, quirky taste and the rooms are palatial. The hosts, Isabelle and Jacqueline, look after you completely and you feel totally cosseted. The cooking is fantastic - you must spend at least one evening in and enjoy one of Moolida's meals. Then there is the final attraction - Princess Jade! - the cat. This really is one of the nicest places I have ever stayed in.

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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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JacquelineMarrakech, Owner at Riad Samsara, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2013

Dear Lovely Princess, thank you so much for your kind email, all staff sends you lots of love.....see you soon. Isabel, Jacqueline, Milouda, Fatna and Jade the grey cat

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

We were lucky to find such a peaceful and tastefully restored Riad for our short visit to Marrakech. From the moment of our arrival, we felt warmly welcomed. Jacqueline, Isabelle and their lovely women`s team made our visit relaxed and inspirating at the same time. We were given helpful advice to find our way to the medina and especially enjoyed the delicious home made Moroccon tajine for dinner, being seated at a beautifully decorated table in one of the open living rooms looking out onto the fountain in the courtyard and the breakfast on the rooftop. A wonderful place!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

Dear Nice guests, next time you have to stay longer with us, it was a pleasure to meet you at Riad SAMSARA. Lots of love from all staff Jacqueline

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

I have just returned from my first trip to Morocco and had the luck to stay in what must have been the best places in both the High Atlas Mountains and Marrakech . Firstly I stayed 2 nights in the High Atlas in Douar Samra. It was beautiful, the position, food, staff were all first class. Such attention to detail in the bedrooms and dining room with tasty local food. The roof terraces and pretty gardens had many places to relax and enjoy the peace. I wish I could have stayed longer, but when arriving in Marrakech and being welcomed by Jacquline ,Isobel and her team I knew that I had chosen well again. Jacqueline has obiously got a fantastic eye for stlye and whilst Dour Samra is Rustic and charming fitting perfectly in the High Atlas Riad Samsara has to be one of the most beautiful Riads. My room was stunning and eating an evening meal in one of the lovely lounges was a visual and gourmet treat..The position in the Medina is great and as a woman traveling alone I must thank all of you for your help and advise. Lets hope I can return.

Room Tip: In the High Atlas some of the rooms don't have electricity which I thought was lovely lots of la...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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JacquelineMarrakech, Owner at Riad Samsara, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2013

Thank you, we are so proud to share with you both properties : Douar SAMRA in the High Atlas and Riad SAMSARA. We hope you'll come back, Morocco is safe and nice. Jacqueline and Team.

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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 reviewResponded 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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Reviewed May 27, 2013

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 reviewResponded 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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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.

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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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JacquelineMarrakech, Propriétaire at Riad Samsara, responded to this reviewResponded 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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Additional Information about 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 #61 of 1,187 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range: $80 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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