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“An amazing hotel to add to an amazing experience” 5 of 5 stars
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Riad Up
Ranked #348 of 1,169 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Greece, Athens
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39 reviews
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“An amazing hotel to add to an amazing experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

This small riad is in an exceptional oasias of alm yet next to the chaotic bustling medina. Its authentic and local and right in the midst of where i personally think you want to be. The room was spacious, lovely designed and very clean. It was quiet and calming and the breakfast was simple and delicious. Elsa was a gem, she helped us with everything and was super gracious. We were travelling two girls alone and she was like our mother. I would definitely stay there again. For me there is no other place other than the W.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

I highly recommend Riad W to all travellers to Marrakech. It's perfectly located just a 5 min walk from the main square, but a real oasis of calm to relax in after the hustle and bustle of the old town. The decor of the rooms was very individual and tasteful, and the communal areas and the internal courtyard with its loungers and pool is a lovely place to sit and read in the sun. We stayed in the suite, which was absolutely huge and a great space for 3 of us. What really made the trip for us though was the welcome and hospitality of Elsa and her staff, who really went out of their way to accommodate us (especially when one of our party was ill, they nursed her back to health which was above and beyond the call of duty). I also recommend taking an evening meal at the riad, its excellent value and the most delicious food I tasted on my trip there.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

If I have to come back to Morroco I will go there straight away! It is a lovely place to stay. Only 5 minuts walking from "La Place". Elegant and stylish riad. The food is amazing, and the people working there is so friendly.
Elsa is the owner, and she is a lovely lady. She knows everything about Marrakesh! On the top of the riad there is a terrace where you can see beautiful sunsets, relax or read a book. It is the most beautiful place to stay!!
Magda M.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Great location just 5 min walking from the markets and the main square - but in a very quiet tiny street with no noise at all or disturbance.

Fantastic service and treatment - Elsa the owner is just such a star - you will love her! Amazing food, super clean rooms and toilets and just beautiful terraces perfect for a sun bath! Fast WIFI internet connection.

Very cosy, stylish and full attention to detail... I loved the olive trees in the patio!

Highly recommended to experience Morocco at its best!

Room Tip: All rooms were great - the one at the very top was super cosy tho!
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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Dragoer, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

What a fantastic perfect excellent first time in Marrakech. Riad W, our host Elsa the most wonderful lady, and her very nice, serviceminded staff of 3 girls.
Excellent breakfast, excellent dinner - Elsa is there for you to help you in any way - when you arrive, she will make sure that you from the beginning feel at home:-). Take you to the square the first time, a 4 min walk - if you want to be in the authentic Medina in the middle of everything choose Riad W. When you come back after a long day of mystery and adventure, RIad W is the most peaceful and beautiful place to relaxe.
My daughter and I will come back very soon - we already miss Elsa and her wonderfuld home Riad W.
Thank you so much Elsa!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
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Visby, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

Only 5 minutes walk from "La Place" you will find this hidden paradise. Riad W is an elegant gem of Marracech dusty alleys, it was a great feeling to come home after long days of shopping in the teeming labyrinths forming town. All is quiet (no minaret nearby), nice and quiet, the whole place breathes grace and elegance, we were more than happy with our week in this place, highly recommend to all who wants to enjoy their holiday and their room.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

Riad W is a lovely place to stay. Elsa has managed to create such a gorgeous place with such a stunning courtyard which was great to sit in after a 'hard' day out in the thick of it. The Riad felt both traditional and contemporary and its stylish and yet still felt cosy.

When we arrived Elsa kindly upgraded us as it was quite that part of the week which we were very grateful for. The room and ensuite was very spacious and we would have breakfast in the courtyard itself, or if too hot in the dining room that leads onto the courtyard, that had really comfy purple sofas. The staff were lovely too and always greeted us with a warm smile in the mornings and when we got back in the evenings. I also think the location is pretty perfect for exploring the city as you're just minutes away from the main square, but far enough away to feel that you're away from the frenetic nature of the city and can actually relax.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Riad Up
Address: Derb Boutouil no 41 | Kennaria- Médina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #348 of 1,169 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Up 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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