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Riad Arabia

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Riad -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Situated in Quartier Riad Laarous, just ten minutes walk north of Djemaa el Fna, in the very heart of the ancient medina of Marrakech, Maison Africa is a fully refurbished 18th century traditional Moroccan house. Available exclusively for private holiday rental this beautifully restored, luxurious and highly sought-after Marrakech home retains many of its original features and is tastefully furnished with rich local fabrics, rugs, pots, metalwork and hand-made furniture. Oozing with authenticity and atmosphere, the riad is a haven of peace and quiet for guests seeking a truly private retreat from the melee of bustling souks. Tastefully enhanced with several stylish features including a courtyard plunge pool for summer cooling and roaring log fires for winter warming, the riad has three spacious en-suite bedrooms and a large salon/living... Read more
Listing #HL67037
About the Owner
Nick A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2008
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Our experience of this house was not the same as all the other glowing reports. Nice house in safe area but is tired. The manager gave us a mobile phone on arrival so that we could contact him if required but, we could not get...More

3  Thank thomson203
africanick, VR Owner at Riad Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2015

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience of Maison Africa which we are surprised to read. Aziz, your housekeeper, is usually extremely meticulous with his duties but unfortunately forgot to remove the laundry from under the stairs before your arrival. Usually he takes...More

Reviewed 19 April 2013

We arrived in Marrakech on a hot afternoon after a 6 hour drive from Ben Haddou just a bit irritable and tired. We followed our contact to Maison Africa and once inside, immediately felt relaxed. A beautiful standard of accommodation, some lovely touches and a...More

1  Thank Clare H
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

We had a great stay here in this Riad. It is situated in the middle of the Medina so you can go by foot everywhere and reach all main places very quickly. The structure is very clean and well kept and has a real marroccan...More

1  Thank katalgio
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
On the ground floor of Maison Africa is a large beamed salon/dining room with traditional lounge seating, dining table and chairs, feature-fireplace with large open grate for roaring winter log fires plus a TV with DVD and iPod player. An arched double-door leads into a very well-equipped beamed kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, electric and gas-powered cooker and large fridge/freezer. Also on the ground floor is the largest of the bedrooms, the ‘Imperial’ room, complete with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and hand-built tadelakt-lined bath tub big enough for two! Under the stairs which lead up to the first floor is a WC with washbasin.

Another two en-suite bedrooms can be found on Maison Africa’s first floor along with an understairs laundry area and small ornate fountain. E...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    5 Twins
    2 Fulls
    2 Cribs
    1 Sofa
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
20 Nov 2018
2 nights
22 Dec 2018 -
4 Jan 2019
3 nights
1 Mar 2019 -
31 May 2019
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Wifi in house: £0 / stay - Fee
  • Loan of loan mobile phone: £0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Summer Travel Specials
With blue skies, guaranteed sunshine and only a 3 hour flight from the UK, Marrakech is just perfect for a summer getaway. Spend a few nights discovering the Red City from Riad Africa and benefit from our summer travel special offer:

20% discount off published room prices – no minimum stay requirement
1/2 price airport transfers for stays of 3 nights or more
Valid for any new bookings for summer stays at Riad Africa on any dates from 7th May to 30th September 2014.

Included in Price:

Mint tea on arrival
Typical Moroccan breakfast
Mineral water in room
Wireless internet connection
10% local sales tax (TVA)
Local mobile phone

Other Rates

Christmas Eve/Day & New Year's Eve/Day Supplement - £10 GBP per person per night
Light Lunch - £10 GBP (€12 or 130 dirhams) per person
Evening Meal - £17 GBP (€20 or 220 dirhams) per person

Airport Transfers:

1 to 6 People - £20 GBP per transfer
7 to 10 People - £37 GBP per transfer

Full range of day trips, activi...
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About the neighbourhood
Maison Africa is located in a quiet residential area, just 200 metres walk from Rue Riad Laarous. A short walk along Riad Laarous leads into the bustling covered souks of Marrakech, through which you can walk to the very heart of the Medina at Place Djemaa el Fna. Others attractions located close by the riad include the Palace/Museum of Dar El Bacha, the Mosque and Medersa of Ben Youssef, and the Museum of Marrakech.

Marrakech is a city for discerning travellers with a keen interest in culture and a couple of days is simply not enough to fully discover the wealth of attractions this city offers. The minaret of Koutoubia Mosque is the landmark and emblem of the city. Other important quarters worth a visit within the old city ramparts include Kasbah and Mellah (the Jewish quarter), both in...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Marrakech Menara (RAK): 8.0 km
Railway: Marrakech: 5.0 km
Ferry: Tangier: 615.0 km
Morocco is well-served with flights from the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands and Germany. Several low-cost carriers including www.easyjet.com, www.ryanair.com and www.thomsonfly.com operate from a growing number of the UK's regional airports including Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh. For scheduled air services, Morocco's national airline is www.royalairmaroc.com. Try and book 6 months in advance for the cheapest deals with low-cost carriers. Early morning flights are compensated by a full day in Marrakech after your arrival.

Several ferries operate daily from Algeciras and Tarifa in Spain to Tangier in northern Morocco. With Morocco's rapidly improving infrastructure Marrakech can now be reached by motorway from Tangier in a lit...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 160.0 km.
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