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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We only were able to stay for a short time, but we had a marvelous experience at Riad Helen. The rooms are big and comfortable, the common areas are gorgeously decorated, and it is in an excellent location. We stayed one night, only there for dinner and breakfast. Maxime and Mario were kind and took care of us, they arranged...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most reviewers have already shared their 5-star reviews, and I concur with them all. Mario and Maxime are wonderful hosts and they make you feel right at home. I'm an early riser, and I was able to make tea for myself in the kitchen. We had dinner one night at the riad and Mario took us along to the hammam...

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Hazelbrook, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my haven of respite in Marrakech! Mario & Maxime were the best hosts ever, they have the fine balance of hospitality mastered. They know when to be helpful and have a chat to make you feel like you belong without intruding on you when you might prefer solitude. Fatiha quickly knows what your routine is and caters to...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 days at Riad Helen and I can very much recommend it. It'sperfectly situated in a local area but very close to the Souks and the new part of town. It's relaxed, friendly, beautiful, clean and the best breakfast ever!!

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Hello Birgitte ! Thank you so much for your review there ! It's been a pleasure to welcome you and Marianne at Riad Helen and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay, the area where we live (which is so nice, we agree !), the service we offer here and - of course - Fatiha's breakfast ! You want...

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location and Riad is great. But the hospitality from Mario and Maxime is wonderful. They respond almost immediately and have great tips, they will even make the reservations when needed. From the booking to the pickup at the airport, the breakfast, everything was amazingly well done.

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Hello Willard ! Thank you very much for the nice words you wrote there about your stay at Riad Helen ! We feel glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you've been satisfied with the way we all work here ! You are welcome anytime when you want to come back ! :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I cannot recommend Riad Helen highly enough. The riad is located on a quiet, pretty street a short walk from restaurants, and we were able to walk to everything we wanted to see quite easily from the riad. It is beautiful from the moment you walk in, with a lovely ambience, especially in the lounge rooms around the edge of...

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Hello Rhiannon, Thank you so much for this wonderful review you left here ! It's been a pleasure to welcome you and Sam, you lovely guests, in our house in Marrakech ! Thank you for the nice words about the location of the riad, the house in itself, our service and, last but not least : Fatiha's hearty breakfasts !...

Brisbane
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had the most wonderful stay at riad Helen in January. Mario and Maxime were great hosts, attentive and extreamly helpful in explaining where to go in marrakech and how to get there. The rooms were beautifully appointed and the riad really is a calming retreat from the craziness of marrakech. We loved spending time in the afternoon up in...

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Thank you so much for your review ! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Helen ! You are right, the Dar El Bacha area is really nice and we measure how lucky we are to live in this quiet and still typical district of the Medina of Marrakech - would not...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A fantastic place to stay. Maxime, Mario, and Fatiha (the fantastic house chef) were truly wonderful and warm hosts. Not only is the space and rooms every bit as stylish and inviting as the pictures would suggest, but all the details of this accommodation are put together with great taste and care. Maxime and Mario provided great advice for activities,...

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Hello Sterling ! Wow, this is such a wonderful review ! What can we say after that ? :) Thank you so much ! It's been a great pleasure to meet you, guys. Thank you for all the nice things you wrote about your stay with us, we feel glad that you enjoyed it so much, as so as the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

So so great, loved Maxine he made so much time for us! The riad was beautiful and in a great spot! Quiet, great for couples retreat! Brilliant breakfast and green tea! The smell in the villa was delicious

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Dear Flora, Thank you so much for the nice words you wrote about your stay in our house ! We are very happy that you enjoyed the relaxing time you spent at Riad Helen. Just so you know, the smell in the house is amber & musc oil from brand Les Sens de Marrakech and lots of our guests like...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We highly recommend Riad Helen! Our hosts were so lovely and kind, they really made us feel at home. The space is clean and relaxing. The location was convenient, just a short walk to the main square but tucked away in a quiet area so we had a good night's rest. Thank you for a great stay, 5 stars!

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Mario-et-Maxime, Gérant at Riad Helen, responded to this review

Ciao Lucio & Giorgio ! Thank you very much for your review here ! It's been a pleasure for us to welcome you at Riad Helen ! We are very happy that you liked our place, its location which is great, that's true, and the way we run it. You are not too far from Morocco so if you need...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Between the great Bab Doukkala mosque and Dar El Bacha Palace, gateway to the antiques district, Riad Helen is only 10 minutes walk from the famous square Jemaa el Fna.Its 5 spacious and bright rooms are equipped with a double bed (possibility of an extra bed in one of them). In bathrooms covered with tadelakt (traditional Moroccan plaster) you will find towels, bathrobes and shower brand Les Sens de Marrakech.The Riad has a central patio with fountain where you can enjoy your breakfast or meals. Unless you prefer the dining room, convivial or terrace and a beautiful view over the rooftops of Dar El Bacha Palace.At Riad Helen there is no preset menu. ... more   less 

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Address: 138 derb Arset aouzal | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $88 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Whada has a great, large bed! Rabaa is smaller but tucked away in the corner of the riad so it's quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Elizabeth43323, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room available is worth it.”
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“All rooms good. No lifts and we were on 2nd floor, but they help with luggage”
 of 5 bubbles 444CatherineL, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the 4 rooms on the first floor are just perfect. Enough space for two, always clean and nicely decorated.”
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“All rooms are lovely and have a great bathroom.”
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