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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was quite nice and in a good location, but taking into account that it's marketed as a 'luxurious riad' I don't think it deserves a higher rating. There were some stains on sheets and towels and the whole place wasn't particularly clean. It's also not as modern as it looks in the pictures, which are a bit outdated....

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at Riyad Elias in February 2016. We had a great stay, the manager Sayyid was so nice to us! The first night we got there we got in pretty late, Sayyid was waiting for us on the road as our driver pulled right up to the riyad. The room was small, but perfect for us...

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I booked this place for its rating on TripAdvisor. When we got there it was in a remote and pretty local part of the Medina. It's not unsafe, but it's quite uncomfortable as no other tourists around. The proprietor will try to swindle you by taking you on a tour of the market when he will drop you off at...

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Poor, bad, run down, appalling area, 4 year old photos of a tired Riad. Once this was a magnificent house not now, both TripAdvisor and Hotels.com need to take a serious look at this kind of misleading advertising. Said did his best, but you can't make a silk purse out of a pigs ear.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I can't believe we stayed at the same place as some of the previous reviews. This riad is in a dodgy area of the medina with few other tourists about. Therefore as tourists we stood out and were hassled constantly. It was our 4th time in Marrakech so we weren't new to the ways of the medina and we had...

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Thank Heather M
Reviewed 27 March 2016

My friends and I arrived in Marrakech. To say the least we were out of our element in this city at first. Nothing could prepare us for the experience we would have. I image if we didn't stay here, our stay in Marrakech would have been far less eventful and enjoyable. Once we stepped into the Medina from the Taxi...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We loved our stay here- Elias, Saiyid and the lady were all so helpful. The rooms were comfortable and the bathroom was beautiful. The hospitality was wonderful and they really went out of their way to ensure we were safe and happy during our visit.

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Belper, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Beautifully recreated riad with generous rooms, ensuite somehow made to look 'traditional' behind a lovely wooden screen. Large comfortable bed. Our host, Said, could not have been more welcoming and friendly. So accommodating when we split our visit and came back after a couple of nights in the mountains. Delightfully quiet and peaceful in the middle of the chaos of...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 14 April 2015

This riad is a little difficult find at first, but once you remember the way, it's very convenient, within a walking distance from Jemma el Fnaa (the main square). The interior of the riad and my room was very beautiful and clean. Most of all, the owner was very kind and helpful. When I took a one-day tour to Ourzazate...

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Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Syed the manager has given us excellent services. The breakfasts can get a little boring to eat each morning. Our stay was hassle free. Rooms are clean and the riad itself was also clean. They could do with an updated look of the rooms .lighting's are not that great but ok.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riad Elias is the ideal place for an exceptional stay in MarrakechRiad Elias, a magnificent riad located just a short stroll from the centre of the historic Old City and Jemaa el Fna square, is the perfect place for an unforgettable stay in Marrakesh. Tradition and modernism, inspired by Africa and Asia, modern comfort blends harmoniously with the elegant décor.Outstanding location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Elias

Address: 6, derb Noursial,Taoulat Ben Saleh | Medina, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: £48 - £88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riad Elias 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms have small windows onto the courtyard (as it is a riad) ground floor was fine but upper level might be a bit airier?”
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 of 5 bubbles Belpertravellers, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“With hindsight, we've have chosen a first floor room as our window led out onto the courtyard and meant we were a bit exposed if we had it open.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyM86, 17 Oct 2011 | Read review
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