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Riad Helen

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

So so great, loved Maxine he made so much time for us! The riad was beautiful and in a great spot! Quiet, great for couples retreat! Brilliant breakfast and green tea! The smell in the villa was delicious

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Dear Flora, Thank you so much for the nice words you wrote about your stay in our house ! We are very happy that you enjoyed the relaxing time you spent at Riad Helen. Just so you know, the smell in the house is amber & musc oil from brand Les Sens de Marrakech and lots of our guests like...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We highly recommend Riad Helen! Our hosts were so lovely and kind, they really made us feel at home. The space is clean and relaxing. The location was convenient, just a short walk to the main square but tucked away in a quiet area so we had a good night's rest. Thank you for a great stay, 5 stars!

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Ciao Lucio & Giorgio ! Thank you very much for your review here ! It's been a pleasure for us to welcome you at Riad Helen ! We are very happy that you liked our place, its location which is great, that's true, and the way we run it. You are not too far from Morocco so if you need...

Launceston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

staff were extremely helpful.we were upgraded without charge.Mario booked our onward train tickets for us. Beakfast was varied and delicious. The riad has been sympathetically restored. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it .

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Hello Javeed, We are very late to answer your review and we want to apologize for that and, of course, to thank you for the kind words you wrote about your stay with us ! We've been very happy to welcome you and Irene in our house. If you plan to come back to Marrakech, you now know where to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I had a lovely time at Riad Helen. Maxime and Mario were the perfect hosts and Riad Helen was the perfect retreat to return to after a day exploring the sights of Marrakech. Fish tagine on the rooftop was a highlight.

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Hello Robin, Sorry that we are so late answering your nice review here. And thank you for the nice words you wrote about your stay with us ! We feel glad that you enjoyed your stay there. Oh, and we saw that you follow us on facebook : we will keep posting pictures and infos and maybe you will come...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Very nice hosts! We had a wonderful time, great breakfasts, and were taken care of very well by Mario and Maxime. Rooms are very clean and nicely decorated. Would definitely return. The location is also great because it's centrally located (in the medina) but not in a noisy area. It was very quiet at night. We were able to walk...

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Hello Elizabeth, Sorry for this late answer and thank you for the time you took to write a few words about your stay at Riad Helen ! We've been very happy to meet you and Harel. We are happy that you liked the house, its location which is the best in the Medina - we love living here ! -...

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great continental breakfast and service. Rooms are very clean and quiet. The Jamaa El Fna is about a 10 minute walk. Several excellent restaurants are also nearby. The decor is Moroccan. The Koutoubia Mosque is also about a 10 minute walk away. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Hello Joe, Thank you very much for your message ! It's been a pleasure to welcome you at Riad Helen and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us ! If you plan a new trip to Marrakech, we will welcome you again for sure ! :)

Traralgon, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Riad Helen lived up to all the 5 star reviews. Maxime and Mario were great hosts helping us by getting train tickets,organising tours and telling us the best places to shop and eat. We loved Fatiha's cooking and ate dinner there twice, sitting on the terrace with candles and quiet music. Fatiha's breakfast were excellent, not just the usual bread...

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Hello Chris & Mary, Thank you so much for your review (sorry we are late answering) ! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us so much that you decided to share your experience here. It was a pleasure to meet you and to talk to you about your feelings about Marrakech, shopping and food and all...

Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I highly recommend staying at Riad Helen. Maxime and Mario made sure our trip was memorable and amazing. If you want to know more about the Riad then read the hundreds of reviews before and after this one. They are very accurate and the Riad will be beyond your expectations. But we would like to point out...

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Hello Sherwynn ! Sorry for being so late answering your wonderful review there ! And thank you again ! It's been a great pleasure to meet you and Jessica and to welcome you (twice) in our house in Marrakech :) We are really happy that you enjoyed staying with us so much. Of course, if you plan to come back...

Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I have traveled quite a bit and Riad Helen stands out as one of the best experiences we've had. Mario and Maxime were incredibly kind and helpful. My luggage was delayed and they happily made calls to check on status. Fhatia's breakfast was so delicious and filling - we were there for 4 days and never grabbed...

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Hello Rachel ! Thank you so much for this wonderful review ! We feel glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, your room and the service we offer here. It's nothing for us to make a call when our guests have a delayed luggage : you have other things to think about when you're in a holiday ! :)...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed for one night and a day at Riad Helen and it was my favourite of the hotels we stayed in in Morocco. First of all, Mario and Maxime were extremely helpful and kind even before we arrived. We were travelling from Marrakech to Tangiers on the sleeper train and they bought our tickets for us in advance. During...

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Hello Sonali, WOW ! When you left the house you said that you would write a review about your stay with us but we didn't expect that ! Thank you so much for such a great message ! We feel glad that you and your family enjoyed your (short) stay at Riad Helen. Thank you for all the nice things...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Between the great Bab Doukkala mosque and Dar El Bacha Palace, gateway to the antiques district, Riad Helen is only 10 minutes walk from the famous square Jemaa el Fna.Its 5 spacious and bright rooms are equipped with a double bed (possibility of an extra bed in one of them). In bathrooms covered with tadelakt (traditional Moroccan plaster) you will find towels, bathrobes and shower brand Les Sens de Marrakech.The Riad has a central patio with fountain where you can enjoy your breakfast or meals. Unless you prefer the dining room, convivial or terrace and a beautiful view over the rooftops of Dar El Bacha Palace.At Riad Helen there is no preset menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Helen

Address: 138 derb Arset aouzal | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: £52 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Whada has a great, large bed! Rabaa is smaller but tucked away in the corner of the riad so it's quieter.”
Elizabeth43323, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room available is worth it.”
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, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms good. No lifts and we were on 2nd floor, but they help with luggage”
444CatherineL, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the 4 rooms on the first floor are just perfect. Enough space for two, always clean and nicely decorated.”
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“All rooms are lovely and have a great bathroom.”
  • Our lovely room on the first floor
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