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“THE most chilled out place to stay in Marrakech”
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Riad Timila
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I’ve stayed at a couple of riads and hotels in Marrakech but Riad Timila is head and shoulders above the rest.

I loved everything about this riad. The decor is beautiful and was obviously created by someone with a keen eye for detail. It’s a wonderful mix of Moroccan charm but with a modern twist that incorporates an eclectic mix of artwork and artifacts.

I stayed in the red room, it had the most comfortable bed with Egyptian cotton sheets and an amazing antique Moroccan door as a headboard!

The riad has a lovely roof terrace with comfortable sun beds and a shower to cool off, or you can head down to the plunge pool which is in a courtyard surrounded by greenery. There are plenty of seating areas in the shade to curl up with a book or laptop - my favourite was the pink sofa near my room.

I ate both lunch and dinner at the riad and the food was absolutely delicious, in fact I’d go so far as to say it was better than some of the restaurants we visited.

Brahim & Ismail made sure we had everything we needed and even went to the supermarket to get some more of the delicious Rose wine when we ran out - thank you!

I can’t recommend this place highly enough and can’t wait to go back.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't have changed a thing. Fantastic staff, beautiful setting, unbelievable food, a real treat in there heart of the media.
A trip to beldi country club was the cherry on the cake. Perfectly organised by Brahim and Ismail.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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elliston36, Owner at Riad Timila, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

I'm so pleased that you had a good time during your stay with us. Please come again!

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We spent a long weekend at Riad Timila for a birthday celebration. It couldn't have been more perfect. There were twelve of us and we couldn't fault our stay. Beautifully decorated Riad, absolutely spectacular food and a perfect location. Everything was amazing and I'm already thinking about when to book another trip! Brahim and Ishmael were so accommodating and helped us with everything, thank you very much for such a brilliant trip!

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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elliston36, Owner at Riad Timila, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

The Timila team are all delighted that you had a good time and we look forward to your return!

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is an amazing Riad.... such a cool vibe with lots of personal touches. It is beautifully furnished with lots of chill out places to sit & a wonderful roof terrace with great views to sit & have drinks. There is also a great plunge pool to jump into when you come back from the hustle & bustle of the Medina.
The staff are really helpful & provide an amazing breakfast & lunch & dinner too when required !

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Another glorious long weekend at Road Timila, an oasis in the bustling Medina of Marrakech. The owners have decorated the riad very elegantly, with all mod cons including - thank God - very effective air con. There's a little plunge pool for cooling off and a beautiful roof garden for sundowners, and al fresco dining. (The riad's cook prepared the best meals we had in the city). Great massages and mani/pedis can be arranged, as well as excursions into Marrakech and beyond. Advice on restaurants and activities was excellent, and the staff are simply faultless: you can rely on Brahim to handle anything and everything with consummate charm.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Beautiful riad, exquisitely decorated, perfect location with breath taking views from roof top terrace and fabulous authentic Moroccan cuisine. Very friendly and helpful staff. An oasis of calm in the centre of the ancient medina.

Room Tip: We stayed in a pretty double room with silver quilts and fabrics. Very exotic!
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Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

A truly relaxing 5 days at Riad Timila in the heart of Marakkech's exciting walled old town. Thoroughly spoilt by the staff, in the hammam and on the massage table, all spent in delightful company and surrounded by beautiful planting. My room was exquisite and the bathroom very special. Day trips to country clubs, gardens and wandering through the medina added to the joy. I will be sure to return and would stay here again and again.

Room Tip: Lay back and relax!
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Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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elliston36, Owner at Riad Timila, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We're delighted that you had a good time at Timila, and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Additional Information about Riad Timila

Address: 135 Derb Jdid | Derb Dabachi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 313 Speciality Lodging in Marrakech
Price Range: C$165 - C$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A magical, romantic, luxury riad in the heart of the medina, a stone's throw from the Square and the souks. A cool and stylish restored boutique riad , featured in the Telegraph and 25 Beautiful Homes. Rent a room or take over the whole house - it's a fabulous place for a party. Wonderful English-speaking staff, hammam, massage, pool, goose down pillows, Egyptian cotton sheets, stunning views of the Koutoubia and the Atlas... ... more   less 
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