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Riad Dar Anika
Ranked #12 of 500 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Doncaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“A must for Marrakech visitors”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Finding the Dar Anika was luck backed up by the excellent reviews which helped us decide - and we were absolutely delighted with everything about it. Abu, Samir and the whole team were faultless in the care and service they provided. We took advantage of them arranging our trips (city walking tour and Atlas mountain trips with Mustafa and Mohammed) which were first class and we would recommend them to everyone. The Riad itself is a lovely, calm oasis and we ate most of our excellent meals on the stunning roof terrace overlooking the Atlas Mountains. The other treats we experienced were the Hammam followed by an excellent massage and also the swimming pool, which was lovely brilliant after a very hot day of outings. We hope to return to Marrakech and would stay there again.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

I cannot rave enough about my experience at Dar Anika. The owner, Abu, as well as his staff are very attentive to every aspect of their clients' stay. The traditional Moroccan welcome far exceeded any normal welcome -- they served us not only dates, milk, juice and mint tea, but also delicious cakes. They brought the left overs to our room, which was adorned with rose petals and was simply beautiful. Abu reviewed with us all information we needed to know to make our stay successful and even packed a delicious box lunch for us to take on the plane the day we left when he realized that we didn't have time for breakfast that morning because of a busy sightseeing schedule. Breakfast on the upstairs patio was not only delicious and varied but the service incomparable. We felt connected to everyone who worked there and recommend this Riad to anyone traveling to Marrakech.

Linda GL

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights and the owner was like family showing us where to go to the smallest detail. The hotel itself is small yet beautiful and every staff was so friendly and wonderful! It's the best hotel that I have ever stayed in! Excellent!

  • Stayed June 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

From the moment we arrived, we felt as though we had stepped into a magical wonderland of service and comfort. We were greeted with roses, cookies and mint tea, as well as a personal welcome from the riad owner. At Dar Anika, we felt as though we were family members. We were truly treated like we were at home and we knew that the staff really cared about our well-being.

We highly recommend eating at Dar Anika. The dinners were exceptional! We booked the camel tangia for the first night of arrival and it was surely one of the most memorable and tastiest meals we ate in Morocco. Each morning we were excited to enjoy the enormous breakfasts on the beautiful rooftop terrace with our friend Couscous the turtle!

Our room was simple but beautiful, with every amenity we could anticipate needing (including cookies in the fridge!). After exploring the city every day it was a delight to come back to a sparkling clean, exceptionally comfortable bedroom every night.

A large part of Dar Anika's charm is how much care is taken with guests. When we arrived, Mr. Abu took the time to point out places he thought we would enjoy, and mapped everything in the medina out for us. We know we had memorable experiences at shops, restaurants and in markets because of his advice!

The location of this riad is absolutely perfect. It's a simple 5 minute walk North to the "big square" Jemma El Fna. We have stayed in other riads and Dar Anika was most perfectly situated by far.

The entire staff was wonderful, helping us with our needs before we even knew we needed assistance! No task was too complicated or too small for the Dar Anika team to handle.

One of the reasons we are planning a trip back to Marrakech in 2015 is to stay at this riad! We can't wait to book another stay with our "Moroccan family". It was a comforting feeling to know the answer to our questions was always "Of course, yes." Thank you Dar Anika!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Samir and his team certainly know how to look after their guests. You walk into this oasis off the hustle and bustle of the Moroccan streets and you are greeted with top quality service. From the traditional Moroccan welcome of rose water, cold face towels, dates and fresh milk, to the traditional hot sweet mint tea and pastries. Our time was very limited and Samir recommend where to visit and eat in the short time (less than 24 hours). The Riad is approx. 7 mins walk from the main square and very well located although you don’t hear any noise from the surrounding streets. Our breakfast was amazing, fresh fruit salad and yoghurt followed by traditional Moroccan breakfast soup to eggs, mini pita breads and jam. There is afternoon tea and cakes provided in the court yard and dinner is served on the roof terrace although we didn’t try dinner. The rooms are very comfortable with air con, a safe, bath robes, etc provided. We were provided with some food for our return flight, fruit and small stuffed pitas and a people carrier to take us to the airport. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this place and we will certainly be back. Well done Dar Anika.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Huizen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

From the moment of arrival, we were treated as VIP's
The staff were so friendly and helpful, we never had to ask for anything twice.
The room was extremely clean, and so was the rest of the hotel.
It was very comfortable to relax in the lobby or on the roof terrace after a day out in Marrakech.
Whenever we had dinner at the hotel roof terrace, we were looked after by the staff.
Amazing food and plenty of it!!

Thanks Riad Dar Anika, we had an amazing time and will deffinitely come back!
We recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to have a relaxing holiday in beautiful Marrakech.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Staying at Riad Dar Anika is something we will never forget. It is a wonderful, tranquil place and the hospitality is second to none! Breakfast everyday on the terrace was outstanding. I highly recommend staying at least once for dinner as well - it was the best dinner we had in Marrakech, hands down. Everyone there was very friendly and helpful, and wanted to do everything to make our stay there and in Marrakech as enjoyable as possible. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Riad Dar Anika
Address: Riad Zitoun Kedim No 112 | Madina, Marrakech, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#5 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#5 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#8 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#19 Business Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Dar Anika 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Riad dar anika welcomes you to Morocco, a luxurious and intimate boutique riad situated at the entrance to the old souk and close to the Djemma el Fna.With 12 rooms, individually styled with flair and imagination, a swimming pool and hammam, we believe we offer a truly personal experience, a home away from home where guests can relax in an oasis of calm away from the hustle and bustle of the medina outside.From the very moment you step through the heavily carved door of Riad dar Anika our staff are on hand to ensure your stay is perfect in every way. Every fine detail has been thoughtfully considered from the crisp bed linen and fresh flowers to our authentic Moroccan cuisine. Our roof terrace is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the sun or evening drinks, affording total privacy and stunning views over the surrounding city and Atlas mountains. ... more   less 
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