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Riad Sofia

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#230 of 1,130 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Riad is truly amazing. From the moment we walked in we were greeted with the most helpful and fun host called Ibrahim. He truly made our stay in Marrakech unforgettable.He helped us with our bags and settled us in, pouring mint tea and even going late at night out to the souks to buy us water. Over the rest...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Very reasonably priced with Authentic Morroccon food st the terrace under the sun. Mohammad, the host is v down to earth and bery very helpful. If you want to experience Morrocco the old style. Stay there, no 5 star hotel would beat the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I would recommend this place if you want to get a feel of Marrakech and have a nice clean comfy place to come back to during the day etc. You'll be made to feel right at home. Our experience here was fantastic. Ibrahim was kind and attentive throughout and was always on hand for directions etc. The riad is beautiful,...

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Thank Lally27
Tadley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My daughter and I came to Morocco to celebrate our birthday's and were not disappointed with this gem of a Riad. From the airport transfer to being met and the welcome we received and the choice of breakfast to the very helpful staff, it could not be better. The room is very comfortable and there are plenty of places to...

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Porto, Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The riad is very authentic, clean and well maintainned. What you see in the pictures when you're making the reservation is what you'll get. The breakfast was very good and chosen by you ( you'll be able to select what you want for breakfast from a list in the previous day ) i totally recommend 'lmssamen' the morocco pancake :)...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Although a little tired and worn around the edges, it felt like home as soon as we walked through the door. Ibrahim and Mohammed made us feel as though staying with them in their home. They were helpful and welcoming; they brought in take out for us some nights and brought us Moroccan mint tea each day. Breakfast was basic...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed for a week in August 2016 and had a great time. It was only £200 plus taxes. The staff are really friendly and helpful (they popped out to get us a take away when the weather was too hot to move!) and frequently offer delicious mint tea for free. Small things that could be improved...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Single woman traveler in Marrakech. Right from the get go, I was hassled by several young men going to the riad. The riad is situated in a very quiet lane and is not well lite or demarcated. The conversation got heated when I refused to tip them what they wanted. Ibrahim, the riad manager, interceded but did not introduce himself...

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Thank Natalie C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I returned to this lovely riad after staying there eight years ago with some friends. My two children (now in their 20s) loved the place. The calming peacefulness, together with the attentive staff helped make this long weekend in Marrakech so enjoyable and relaxing for us all. It's location in the medina was ideal and really added to the whole...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We have just got back from 4 days at the Riad Sofia. We were greeted by Ibrahim who couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. He gave us maps, directions and tips to help us out, and even went to the supermarket and got us wine and bottled water whenever we asked. The Riad is situated down one of the...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riad Sofia invites you to discover the Moroccan way of life in a traditional setting with all modern comforts recently installed. The architecture and decor are elegant and restrained. There is a, swimming pool a Berber tent on the roof terrace and a Moroccan hammam and massage. The Riad comprises 7 air-conditioned rooms, each one with a sitting area and a bathroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Sofia

Address: 179, Derb Arset Aouzal | Bab Doukkala Near Dar El Bacha Medina, Marrakech 40003, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $64 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Sofia 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Rooms away from kitchen and stairs are Quieter”
RoshK, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“second floor rooms.”
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“Rooms upstairs are brighter”
Abuyousuf, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade for very little extra as more space in room and larger bathroom”
LincolnJane50, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“First floor where we stayed seemed the best as the ground floor terrace in the middle is where breakfast is served and the dipping pool is.”
daisyenya, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
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