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Origin Hotels Riad El Faran
Ranked #861 of 1,148 Marrakech B&B and Inns
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“Superbly Priced Riad”
Reviewed 9 April 2007

Really fab great budget riad. Typical layout across two floors with about 3 double rooms on each. A great central courtyard with cute dipping pool for hot days.

Breakfast is served in the courtyard or on the roof terrace which although blisteringly hot doesnt really offer much in the way of views although most riads are the same!

The rooms are great size with large bathrooms and showers. Each room is decorated slightly differently with separate lounge areas.

Theres a lovely chill out area on the second floor so together with the ample seats, sun loungers and tables on the roof, there are plenty of places to 'chill out'

The riad is run by a quite feisty but extremely helpful french lady, Isabelle. She will collect you from the airport which is recommended beause locating the riad is pretty daunting on your first venture into the medina. After a few wanderings its actually very easy to remind yourself how to get home but the location of the riad is not particularly central although I suspect thats reflected in the great price. That said, it IS still in the
medina and a stones throw from amazing restaurants: Dar Moha, Foundouk and Dar Yacout so what more can you ask for!!

  • Liked — The roof terrace and service
  • Disliked — There was a horrid plastic sheet over the courtyard roof
  • Stayed April 2007, travelled with friends
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Property: Origin Hotels Riad El Faran
Address: 156, Derb El Faran | Sidi Hamed Soussi, Marrakech 40.000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #861 of 1,148 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Origin Hotels Riad El Faran 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of the Medina, easy access and parking nearby, 10 minutes walk from Jemaa El Fna and the souks. Riad El Faran has 3 bedrooms and 2 suites, all equipped with living room with fireplace, air conditioning, heating, bed, bathroom with tadlakt, bath or shower, hair dryer. The patio with heated swimming pool and living room, a large Bhou off the passageway and a large terrace welcome you for your lunches and dinners. Room service and breakfast. ... more   less 
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