The Riad contacted me before I arrived and offered to organise airport transfers and excursions (on which we took them up). They were very quick to reply to my emails and clear about prices. When we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness and general quiet atmosphere of the riad, given it's very central location (about 5-10 minutes walk to the Jmaa El Fna). There was occasional noise from the dawn chorus that kicked off about 6am every morning in the riad's courtyard, but we got used to this after the first night. The staff were friendly, unassuming and helpful and left us to get on with our stay (and because I'm not usually a demanding guest, this suited me fine), Breakfast was simple but adequate. On one of the days, the riad had organised a walking trip to Imlil (including taxis to and from Imlil, a guide and lunch). This cost 150 euros for two people, but was well worth it (particulalry for beginnner trekkers such as me). The guide, Mohamed, was very patient and experienced. Overall, I would heartily recommend this riad, as it is right in the heart of the medina, but far enough away from the noisy areas to allow you to have a decent night's sleep. Staff are courteous and pleasant.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This traditional Moroccan house is located close to famous Jamaa El Fna Square (five minutes walking), in the heart of the best neighbourhood of the old Marrakech: The medina and its souks. This Riad has 6 rooms stylishly decorated to combine simplicity and comfort. The helpful staff at the guest house will be happy to organise a range of activities on your behalf such as cooking lessons. The staff members enjoy welcoming travellers from all over the world : lovers, families, friends or groups. Each room is decorated differently with charm and authenticity and has private bathroom and toilet facilities. The whole upper-floor is air-conditioned. You will appreciate the swimming pool in the patio and the nice roof terrace, where you may relax or enjoy some meals. Services : WiFi free access Meals (lunch or dinner) available on request Snacking Airport transfer available on request Blankets, fresh linens, pillows & towels are provided Activities in the Riad : Moroccan cooking lessons, diners with classic musicians, introduction to oriental dance, … Bedrooms: “Croissant de lune” : twin room, with 2 single beds, on the upper floor “Ciel d’ailleurs”: double room on the ground floor, “Caravane”: double room on the ground floor, “Etoile du Sud”: double room with four-poster bed, on the upper floor, “Reve d’Orient”: suite with four-poster bed, on the upper floor, “Deux mille et une nuits”: suite with four-poster bed on the upper floor. The staff could also help you for organizing activities such as excursions, horse-riding, hikes in the Atlas mountains or the desert, golf, hammam . . . Groups & Exclusive Use The Riad can receive up to 15 guests and can be hired exclusively, whether for a corporate event, hent party, birthday, or just a great opportunity to escape with family and friends. ... more less
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