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Riad Basma

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a week in this lovely riad very near to the Place Jemma El Fna but far enough away to be a peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle. The rooftop area was lovely but no wifi or power available up there, Breakfast was included and was very nice with a little something different each day. Very helpful...

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Cairo
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The place here is very clean and very authentic.. the decorations and colors of the wall are so beautiful.. you feel like in the middle of an old Moroccan era.. Staff is extremely friendly and wants to help you by any mean..they are very nice and so sweet. However it is not a hotel, it is something smaller than a...

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

I booked a standard room instead of basic. I received a dark, cold room (in March) where you will wake up with a head ache (cold walls, no heating). Cash is demanded in advance on the first morning. No INVOICE whatsoever, after asking many times, still no invoice. Charges tourist tax 2,50 Euro per night, per person, no invoice about...

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Riad-Basma, Propietario at Riad Basma, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your review. Sorry that you had a bad experience however the payment on arrival and City taxes are specified in the booking confirmation. For more information concerning city taxes, please visit the official hall city of Marrakech web site by clicking on the following link: http://www.ville-marrakech.ma/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94&Itemid=205&lang=fr As I informed you, once I receive the invoices...

Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 4 November 2016

A quiet, relaxing riad in the middle of a busy area. The bedroom was large and beautifully decorated with hand painted wood ceilings and local art. The difference between "very good" and "excellent" is the small, but important details such as: no hooks in the bathroom to hang the towels, a bathroom door that did not close completely, a leaky...

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a hugely recommended place heralded by the lovely, warm friendly and helpful hasna..who goes out of the way to make sure you have no difficulty in case u not speaking the language Morocco speaks . She was totally there to translate for us whenever we were stuck anywhere else over phone ..she guided us to the authentic places...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Close to the Jamma el Fna Square so easy to find on first arrival to Marrakech but located down a quiet alley for peaceful sleeping or quiet breaks during the day. The riad including the rooms are nicely decorated and comfortable. Very nice staff. Free breakfast makes for an easy start to the day.

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Riad Basma is the perfect place to stay in Marrakesh. It's authentic, nicely decorated and clean. Even if it's in the middle of the busy Medina, the Riad is peaceful. The roof terrace is a perfect spot for relaxing during a warm evening. Hasna was a great host; nice and welcoming. She was always available and gave us many tips....

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Webster
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This Riad is the BEST of all! It is so pretty and location is excellent. Hasna and Khadija help us with EVERYTHING , to get around the city and booking our Hammam, camel ride, shopping I mean everything. If you are traveling to Marrakech, there is no better place to stay. My wife and I love Riad Basma and call...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The riad is great located, in the middle of Medina. We arranged transfer service from the airport to the Riad, it costed us 15€ and I highly recommend it because the first time is quite difficult to find the Riad in the small streets without names... The breakfast is different every day and made by two nice girls and we...

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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

What a great place this is. My third time here, and I hope to return many times. Nothing is too much trouble, the rooms are lovely, and there is an air of peace and calm as soon as you enter the Riad. A hidden gem.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riad Basma is a nice and relaxing place, placed in the medina of Marrakech a few minutes walking only from the main square Jemaa el Fnaa and the souks (markets)The Riad is composed of 5 double rooms (Iris, Perla, Ambar, Agata and Zafiro) each one equipped of an en-suite bathroom, a central Patio decorated with Moorish furniture, a nice living room with TV and DVD player and an open air living room corner cool in summer time and very cosy during winter season.The Riad also has a nice terrace where to enjoy breakfast under the Berber tent or simply sunbathing and drinking a refreshing cold-hot Mint tea.The typical Moroccan style that has been used for the details and furniture gives to this Properties a real Moroccan soul.We are located close to the main square Jemaa el Fnaa about 3 minutes walking, once you are on the square ask for derb Dabachi and count 3 small streets (derbs) on the right turn right and keep on until nr. 22. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Basma

Address: Dabachi, Derb Jamaa 22, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $64 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Basma 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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#161 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
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