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“Nobody to help. No hot water. Bad service. Charged for "TAX" and transfer. Hash smoking on doorstep. AVOID!”
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Riad Karim
Ranked #167 of 287 Speciality Lodging in Marrakech
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“Nobody to help. No hot water. Bad service. Charged for "TAX" and transfer. Hash smoking on doorstep. AVOID!”
Reviewed 9 January 2011

After first paying over £300 online for 6 night reservation I was asked for immediately after i arrived to pay an additional £30 deposit. The rooms are tiny so dont plan on booking here if you want to spend time in your hotel. The breakfast consists of some tea/coffee, dry pancakes and jam. I only managed to have two showers as the water mostly ran cold which was very frustrating. There will be nobody in the riad to help between the ours of 5pm to 7am. The riad is pretty inside but the journey through the traditional alleyways can be daunting and frightening, especially if your a lady as the streets will be dark, narrow and full of market traders at day and teenage boys smoking drugs by night. This constant hashish smoking was taking place right at the front steps of the riad. According to the online booking I had a free transfer from the airport included with the price but was then asked to pay a whopping £30 once I arrived. I mentioned that this was supposed to be free but the hotel maid explained that she cant answer for the site I booked through and I need to pay as thats the rules. To make matters worse the deposit I paid when I checked in was now kept as it was "tax". I was very disappointed as this money was needed for the transfer back to the airport. WONT STAY HERE AGAIN!

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Riad Karim
Address: No 26 Derb Sarij Gnaoua, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #167 of 287 Speciality Lodging in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Karim 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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