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Riad Bahia
Ranked #255 of 502 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

First time in Marrakech, never been staying in a riad, we didn't know what to expect. From the first time we arrived, the staffs have been very helpful despite the language barrier (Google's translator will come handy for this :-)) . Special mention to Issam,the one who has helped us a lot during our stay.

Overall, a good stay and has made our trip to Marrakech memorable.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

Despite the paper signs tacked to the wall asking people to be quiet, we had a sleepless night as the windows to the room are straight onto a small courtyard that is very echoey. The rooms are small but fine. We had no hot water in the morning and were woken up at 730am by someone knocking to clean our room! We asked to be moved for the second night of our stay in Marrakech.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

We couldn't resist not writing a review before leaving the hotel so here we are in Sultan suite writing our comments :-) Our first impression from outside the hotel was not that pleasent however going inside made us change our mind at once. The staff were very welcoming, the very clean and spacious and the food at the terrace was exquisite. We had lamb tagine, beef couscous royal, chicken skewers & couscous with vegetables. At this point we would like to thank all the staff involved including Mahdi the Chef de cuisine, the servers Maraym, Rabid, Halim,Hassan, Hhadija, the receptionists & porters. Thank u all for a great short stay! :-)

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank AlexandraSchembri
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Beautifully decorated interior, air-conditioned rooms, attentive and reliable staff- a very nice place to stay. Superb location (15 minutes to Jemaa el-Fnaa) but removed enough from noise so that the Riad is practically silent most of the time! Breakfast isn't spectacular but provides the necessary energy to tackle the heat outside. There is also a hamam in the riad and lovely Moroccan tea served.
One word of advice: brush up on your French and bring a phrasebook. A couple of the staff do speak English so please don't let that put you off but a little bit of a French goes a long way, both in the riad and the city itself. We had a delightful time here, thank you very much Riad Bahia!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Jayne147Uk
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

We stay 4 night in this riad and now we love Morocco and his beautiful person.
In the riad we stay like at home ... with a family, a good family. The room are clean and the service very very good and 24h of 24h.
The breakfast is excellent.
See you soon Morocco...

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with friends
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4  Thank 80Beba80
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Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

Having never stayed in a riad before, I wasn't sure what to expect. The reviews were good , so my friend and I thought we'd give it a go!
Issam, is extremely welcoming and nothing is too much trouble.
The rooms are perfectly functional, but feel a bit odd with no windows other than onto the central courtyard. Which I am reliably informed, is normal for a riad!
The breakfast includes lovely fresh orange juice, coffee and croissants.
There is a roof terrace with fabulous views, and a lovely space to relax and soak up the sunshine. All the staff are very friendly with Mohammed and the lovely housekeeper making us very welcome.
The riad is on the edge of the mellah, which means it's about a 15/20-minute walk from the djemma el fna, but we felt it was all the better for it.
Overall, lovely stay and good value for money.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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2  Thank celia591
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Reviewed 5 March 2013

The Riad was great. Like staying with family. Very laid back and helpful. The manager Issam took us around the local restaurants and gave us loads of advice. Very clean and breakfast was great. Can't believe it was so reasonably priced. Would definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: The only reason I gave the room an average was because the lighting was not very good.
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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: 66, street Imam ghazali, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
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Ranked #255 of 502 Hotels in Marrakech
Price Range: £26 - £52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Bahia 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for good value accommodation Riad Bahia is the best choice to spend a memorable vacation and delightful comfort.Its original style and decor that unites Morocco with the Far East takes you back to the warm of oriental nights. Ideally located in Marrakech, at the heart of the old Medina, just 10 minutes on foot from the magical palace of Jamaa el Fena and the Souks and very close to the Museum of Marrakech and near to the old jewish square Mellah, 50 meters from the Bahia Palace, 5 minutes walk far of Saadian tombs. Also just 5 minutes in car to reach golf royal palm ... Its seven spacious rooms are built around a luminous patio. Decorated in a highly Oriental atmosphere.The rooms are extremely proportioned and generously provide all the refinement and prestige that a visitor would expect . Savour the finest Moroccan cuisine experience, the restaurant is informal and excellent, with typical Moroccan dishes cooked and served to perfection. Our SPA is available for good treatments done by courteous and well-trained people. In all our treatments we use fresh natural products and always of excellent quality. Enjoy a moment of pure pleasure in traditionnal moroccan hammam with relaxing massage makes Riad Bahia a piece of paradise on earth. Available to traditional treatments. Finally a sunny terrace a marvellous environment for relaxation offers panoramic views of the Medina's roofs and the famous Atlas Mountains. It's a solarium during the day and a cool heaven at night where you can enjoy a romantic dinner by candles. Riad Bahia is situated in a calm quarter in the Medina, well suited for a stop and an ideal starting point for exploring the city on foot ( just 10 minutes on foot from Jamaa el fena square ). ... more   less 
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