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Riad Karmela
Ranked #46 of 500 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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2 reviews
“trip at Marrakech”
Reviewed 28 May 2010

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All details about opportunities to visist Marrakech given by the boss

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2010

This very nice Riad is well situated, not far from the center of Marrakech and Jamaa El Fna. The rooms are well decorated, clean and you feel a little bit at "home". The staff is very friendly and always available to help you and accommodate you.

We had 2 dinners inside the Riad, the food was excellent and the decor superb. Obviously the price of the meals are a bit high, but you are at home, well served and eating great food.

It is strongly advised to ask the Riad to send a car to pick you up because it is difficult for a random taxi to take you there without ripping you off.

The staff also gave us good advice about the surrounding restaurants and things to do.

The price might seem a but high, but if you are looking for a decent well situated Riad, then this one is very good.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled with friends
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Maldives
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Reviewed 18 May 2010

We stayed here for 2 nights a couple of days ago before we stayed in Dar Vedra. This is a very nice Riad with excellent breakfast to boot! The owner is very friendly and helpful, the staff are very nice. The only drawback is the location, but if you are good with directions it won't be a problem. You might get lost the first time, but then again, it's a part of the Marrakech experience getting lost in the middle of the souks and alleyways. All in all this is an excellent place! Glad we stayed here.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 May 2010

If you're looking for an oasis in the middle of "hustle & bustle", look no further. Karmela is a true gem and would be difficult to better. The staff, rooms, facilities and food were of an exceptional standard.
The air of friendliness extended through to all the guets wheter they were from the UK, Canada, Australia, Spain, France or Holland,it was clear to see everyone was enjoying their stay!
The excursions were excellent and the drivers extremely good.

Had a great time.

Cheers,

MandY

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Versailles, France
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Reviewed 4 May 2010

We spent 2 nights with three kids (4, 11 and 14) in the riad Karmela. What a beautiful and peaceful place to stay in the middle of the amazing Medina of Marrakech. Very well situated close to most centers of interrest. The team was so kind in particular with the kids we will come back any time. Splending decoration and relaxing jacuzzi!

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled with family
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Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 1 May 2010

great ambiance, very quiet (great!), good service and staff availability.

very well located: it was fun to be led from the hectic marrakech streets, through a labyrinth-like alley-way, and through a door that felt like the movie 'being john malkovich', straight into the riad's lobby, where the scenery completely changes - hectic street vs. a relaxed and silent inner patio and terrace.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 May 2010

I would recommend you order the taxi from hotel to pick you up. but take note when you are looking for the sign that says Riad Karmela ours said Riad Camilla so we were there for some time sorting this out and even the driver had to make a call to the Riad to check he was waiting for us (slight Language problem)
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The Riad is a short walk from the Medina. Really very nice inside and the staff are lovely.
The roof garden is great to sunbathe or relaxes.
The food was very nice although we only ate there once. I would thoroughly recommend Le Foundouk restaurant. Truly beautiful and lovely food. Try and book the roof garden

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled with friends
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Property: Riad Karmela
Address: 10 Derb El Feranne Azbetz | Place Ben Salah, Marrakech 40008, Morocco
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Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#31 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#39 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#75 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Karmela 4*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The riad Karmela has 19 bedrooms and family appartments located within 3 houses and courtyards connecting together. You can also enjoy a hammam, massages, summer jacuzzi, large terasse. We are located 8 mn walk from the Pace Djemma El Fnaa and 1 mn from the souks. ... more   less 
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