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Riad Al Karama
Ranked #108 of 1,167 Marrakech B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Lovely and relaxing place, very friendly staff, highly recommend this place, although quite difficult to find for the first time, especially if first time in Marrakech. Love the roof top!
Breakfast may seem poor but it is traditional one.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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riadalkarama_9, Propriétaire at Riad Al Karama, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2013
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Bonjour et encore merci pour votre chaleureux commentaire.
Je suis ravi que ce bref séjour ait été bénéfique pour vous.
Ce fut, pour nous aussi, un réel plaisir de partager avec vous ces quelques moments dans la vraie vie marocaine.
Nous vous disons à une prochaine fois.
Toute l'équipe du Riad se joint à moi et nous vous transmettons nos meilleures salutations ensoleillées.
Eric, Aziz, Fatima, Ali et Michel

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Reviewed October 1, 2013

I stay here for 2 nights. When I arrived this riad, it gave me a very nice viewing and feeling about morocoo traditional decoration. And the staff gave me a very warmest welcome and fatastic service. This riad is very comfortable, tidy and welcome. The staffs are very nice and kind. The location of this riad is very good, near the centre, only take 5mins to quare by walk. It is gorgeous experience stay in this hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in this beautiful Riad in the center of Marrakesh and Michel helped us plan our trip to the desert. His sight and hotel recommendations were perfect and we enjoyed a lot. Many thanks!!!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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riadalkarama_9, Propriétaire at Riad Al Karama, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2013
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Bonjour et mille mercis pour votre chaleureux commentaire.
Je suis ravi que ce séjour ait été bénéfique pour vous 2 et ce fut, pour nous aussi, un réel plaisir de partager avec vous votre façon de savoir savourer les petits détails de la vie et d'apprécier cette immersion dans notre quartier populaire, mais si chaleureux....la vraie vie marocaine.
Nous vous disons à une prochaine fois.
Toute l'équipe du Riad se joint à moi et nous vous adressons nos amicales salutations très ensoleillées !!!
Eric, Aziz, Fatima, Ali et Michel

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Reviewed September 1, 2013

I stayed with my wife for 3 nights in Riad Al Karama and it was simply wonderful. The host was incredibly helpful and generous, the place was beautifully decorated and very well situated. We started off in the Safran room for one night and we were then upgraded to the Paprika suite which is just gorgeous. Both rooms were beautiful, but the Paprika suite is grandiose! Really comfortable, great service, great terrasse on the roof (with a cute turtle roaming around up there), great breakfast... All in all we really enjoyed this place and would highly recommend it!

Merci beaucoup pour l'accueil chaleureux ! Nous avons suivi le guide du Routard et ce fut un excellent séjour ! Bravo !

Room Tip: All rooms are very nice, but I highly recommend the Paprika suite. It's gorgeous!
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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riadalkarama_9, Propriétaire at Riad Al Karama, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2013
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Bonjour et mille mercis pour votre chaleureux commentaire.
Je suis ravi que ce séjour ait été bénéfique pour vous 2 et ce fut, pour nous aussi, un réel plaisir de partager avec vous votre façon de savoir savourer les petits détails de la vie et d'apprécier cette immersion dans notre quartier populaire, mais si chaleureux....la vraie vie marocaine.
Nous vous disons à une prochaine fois.
Toute l'équipe du Riad se joint à moi et nous vous adressons nos amicales salutations très ensoleillées !!!
Eric, Aziz, Fatima, Ali et Michel

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Reviewed August 14, 2013

Back in Marrakech for a 4 night break. Al Karama still scores top marks for its welcome - Eric met me from the airport with a wonderfully sunny smile and open arms. Top marks for cleanliness - Ali & Fatima are meticulous with room cleaning. Top marks for service - Aziz was there each evening to attend to anything we needed. Top marks for comfort - plenty of different areas to sit and chill, snooze or read. You could not ask for a better place with fantastic people to relax and unwind for a few days. Michel, Eric and their team continue to provide a first class service at reasonable rates. Do not hesitate to book this riad if looking for a place to stay in Marrakech.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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riadalkarama_9, Propriétaire at Riad Al Karama, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2013
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Bonjour Niki, et encore mille mercis pour ton chaleureux commentaire.
Merci aussi d'avoir encore choisi le Riad Al Karama pour ce séjour à Marrakech, c'est toujours un immense plaisir de vous revoir.
Ce fut, pour toute l'équipe, un joie de partager avec vous ces quelques moments dans la vraie vie marocaine.
Nous vous disons à une prochaine fois.
Toute l'équipe du Riad se joint à moi et nous vous transmettons nos meilleures salutations ensoleillées.
Eric, Aziz, Fatima, Ali et Michel

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

We stayed in Riad Al Karama with my sister for three days - and we enjoyed every moment of it! We felt really safe and welcome, even while sleeping with open doors because of the heat, and leaving the door open, so the staff can clean our room while we were away - which they did every day, and properly. The breakfast on the roof (and talking to the other guests) was a very nice experience, and of course wondering in the medina (just 5 minutes walk from the riad), too. Marrakech is my most favorite city, and I hope I can return someday - and of course, to Riad Al Karama also!

Room Tip: If you are looking for a small, but nice room for decent price, choose the Coriander room.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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riadalkarama_9, Propriétaire at Riad Al Karama, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013
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Bonjour et mille mercis pour votre chaleureux commentaire.
Je suis ravi que ce séjour ait été bénéfique pour vous. Ce fut, pour nous aussi, un réel plaisir de partager avec vous votre façon de savoir savourer les petits détails de la vie et d'avoir apprécié cette immersion dans notre quartier populaire, mais si chaleureux....la vraie vie marocaine.
Nous vous disons à une prochaine fois.
Toute l'équipe du Riad se joint à moi et nous vous adressons nos amicales salutations très ensoleillées !!!
Eric, Aziz, Fatima, Ali et Michel

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We planned to stay only one night in this beautiful riad but after trying out a few others we came back and finished our vacation here. Wonderful atmosphere, spotlessly clean, very central and run by Michel and his welcoming and friendly staff. The rooms are simple but beautiful and the service leaves nothing to wish for. Breakfast is nice and generous. Definitely the place we will stay at next time we visit Marrakech.

Room Tip: The rooms in the bottom floor has no AC but is naturally cooled anyway. Second floor rooms have AC...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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riadalkarama_9, Propriétaire at Riad Al Karama, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2013
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Bonjour et mille mercis pour votre chaleureux commentaire.
Je suis ravi que ce séjour ait été bénéfique pour vous 2 et ce fut, pour nous aussi, un réel plaisir de partager avec vous votre façon de savoir savourer les petits détails de la vie et d'apprécier cette immersion dans notre quartier populaire, mais si chaleureux....la vraie vie marocaine.
Nous vous disons à une prochaine fois.
Toute l'équipe du Riad se joint à moi et nous vous adressons nos amicales salutations très ensoleillées !!!
Eric, Aziz, Fatima, Ali et Michel

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Additional Information about Riad Al Karama

Address: 119, derb Jdid | Quartier Dabachi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #108 of 1,167 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range: $35 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Al Karama 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Au cœur de la Médina, laissez-vous séduire par le charme d'une Maison typiquement marocaine dans un quartier resté authentique.A deux pas des souks, de la place Jemaa-el-Fna et des principaux monuments, Michel et Eric vous accueillent dans cette ancienne demeure Marrakchie, transformée en Riad, qui mélange harmonieusement tradition millénaire et confort occidental.Quatre chambres et une suite s'ouvrent sur un patio ombragé, bercé par le rafraîchissant murmure d'une fontaine. Depuis la terrasse, vous surplombez les trésors de Marrakech. ... more   less 
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