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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Our least favorite of the 3 riads we stayed in while in Marrakech. The place was fine, but a little run down and could use a facelift. We were supposed to stay at their sister Riad, Riad Origines, but they moved us to this one at the last minute and it was supposed to be a "good thing", but we were not impressed. It was fine, nothing special and not as nice as Riad Jardin Secret or Riad Alba, where we had stayed previously. The room (and especially the bathroom) was very dark and the walls were a little scratched up. They have a hammam, but it is quite small and we passed on it. The food was not great, I would not recommend eating here as we only ate here because they did comp our dinner for the trouble of the bait and switch with our original booking at Origines. The other problem was that we had to go up 3 flights of stairs all the way to the roof and then back down all the way to the ground floor to access our room, which was obviously less than ideal. It was fine, but definitely will not be staying here again unless it is revamped.

Room Tip: Avoid the rooms in the 2nd courtyard, where you have to go UP 3 flights of stairs and then back down to your room.
  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Alfonso P
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

This riad was so nice! The staff is super friendly, the location is good. I would definitely recommend a airport pick-up, because it is very hard to find in the medina. So the first time you get there, you're sure not to get lost. The room was great, clean and a lot of ambience. Also the patio is nice, and calm, and very relaxed. The staff can give you some good tips on where to go.
We had breakfast at this riad and it was great, they even arranged for an early breakfast before we went on a trip.

Also, we booked our dessert tour through this riad, and it was a great choice. Everything went very smooth, they picked us up in the morning at the riad. And the whole trip was excellent.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Cathy V
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Just came back from a long weekend with some friends. Although a little rough around the edges in some place, you need to remember that this is Marrakech! The place was incredibly clean and staff could not have been more helpful. Trips are probably on the more expensive side, but it is worthwhile for the convenience.
Breakfast was basic but decent, and there were limited other options for evening meals (although surely the point of staying there is as a base from which to visit the rest of the city!?).
The riad is situated in what I can only describe as a maze, but this added to the trip and the authenticity - despite various narrow alleyways, it feels incredibly safe even throughout the night.
As it is in the old town, it is walking distance to Jemaa el-Fna and more than enough other restaurants and sights to keep you busy!

Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
Thank DWPortishead
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing terrace they have! Just sit or lay and watch roofs of Marrakech´ houses and Atlas Mountains beyond. This Riad is very nice, it has two parts, one with small pool, hammam etc and second - honestly i have not discovered. Staff is nice, helpful and smilling - also housekeeping staff - you cannot see this much often. Breakfast simple, mainly sweet, but nice, it semt like all we needed in this moment. Rooms, based on our experience, lovely, clean, nice and decorated in old style of riads in Morocco, at least i believe so. Small disappointment was quality of wifi connections, it was very slow or week, otherwise it would be almost perfect place to stay for such amount of money!

Important! Better make printscreen precise description of how to get there or call them for "pick up". In other case, you will get lost in 30 seconds in this maze of narrow streets and lanes and local people / kids mainly / will so screw you over!!!

Stayed: November 2016
Thank Tom S
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I feel I cannot recommend this Riad enough. But I must admit the whole experience started rather scary. We arrived in Marrakech after midnight (two ladies btw) and the taxi driver stoped in the middle of a plaza and two young men that apparently were waiting for us graped our bags and asked us to follow them! We followed them to some dark and not so crouded alleys, but luckily they led us to a small (Aladdin style) door which turned out to be our hotel's entrance. We were warmly welcomed and showed our room which looked amazing. We also had a veranda with a turtle as a permanent resident. We tried dinner on the roof terrace which is one I still remember. The riad is a perfect place to relax after a crazy day at the souks. The people that work there are genuinely nice and friendly.
But the highlight of our stay was our hamam spa and massage! I will say nothing more! Just try it.

Stayed: May 2016, travelled with friends
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