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Riad Africa

Hotels.comUSD 88*
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#87 of 496 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 96*
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Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been to Morocco, and I had never been away on my own before. The staff made things very easy, giving advice on places to visit and how to get there, what to have for dinner and generally being friendly and caring. The food is cooked to order and is very good. The roof terrace is a lovely...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The riad is really good located, near the center of the Medina, you can walk everywhere The staff is really nice, always welcoming you with a smile, and helping with everything they can. The owner is always present, and is very nice too. The pool is actually really small, but enough, the rooms have some space, and bathroom a little...

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa. Many guests echo your thoughts on our ideal location, close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks, the peace and quiet inside the riad when you return. The staff work hard to provide a consistently high level of attentiveness and service, and will really appreciate...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to stay in a Riad for a long time and was delighted when we found Riad Africa. On arrival it certainly met all my expectations. Ishmail and all the staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. It is lovely being so close to the main square of Marrakech but is such...

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Mary - delighted that you and your husband enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa. Many guests echo your thoughts on our ideal location, close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks, the peace and quiet inside the riad when you return, the pools, and the roof terrace, particularly at night! Ishmail and the staff work...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location to stay, very warm and friendly staff. A special thank you to Ishmail who really catered to helping me in every way possible and took the time to answer all my questions about the area. I am very grateful for the time I spent here.

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Mark - delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa. Ishmail and the staff work hard to provide a consistently high level of attentiveness and service, and will really appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Marrakech. Do contact us directly to ensure best personal service.

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were blessed with amazing weather last week of March beginning of April. We arrived and met at the square and were taken through a few streets to the Riad Africa. The streets are so clean I was very impressed by that. The staff in the Riad Africa are absolutely fantastic it felt like a little family by the end...

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Jenna - delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa; and great that we were able to help with your mum, both in terms of the wheelchair-accessible room, and trips up to the terrace! Many guests echo your thoughts on our ideal location, close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This my first time staying at a Riad and it was wonderful. Although it is in the hustle and bustle of Medina, the Riad provided a lovely peaceful atmosphere after a long day in Marrakesh and the best thing is that it was super quiet. The location was perfect - 7 minutes to the main square and very close to...

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Shanazsbegum - great to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your first ever stay in a riad at Riad Africa! Many guests echo your thoughts on our ideal location, close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks, and the peace and quiet inside the riad, and opportunity to relax in the pool and on...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've spent a week with my wife and 2 young daughters (1 and 4 yo). Roma was big enough to accommodate the 4 of us. The staff is very attentive and always willing to help. The heated pool is small but big enough for our girls to have plenty of fun. Location is great being 5 min walk from square...

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Matt - delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa. Many guests echo your thoughts on our ideal location, close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks, the peace and quiet inside the riad when you return - and great to hear that your daughters had fun in the pool! The...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Once you have found your way through the labyrinth of Marrakech to its front door, this Riad is very well located near the main square, and has two pleasant interior courtyards with pools (more of that later). We stayed here on two separate occasions, and the rooms around the second (smaller) courtyard are fine. The main (larger) courtyard is used...

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Tom W, Owner at Riad Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Africa. Many guests also comment positively on our ideal location, close to the Djemaa el Fna and souks, the peace and quiet inside the riad when you return, and the quality of the breakfast and other meals. The staff work hard to provide a consistently high...

København
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Very beautiful riad close to the main square. Daily manager, Tim, is very friendly and charming. He has a lot of useful tips for local life and we felt very welcome. Rooms are small and cool, which is good most of the year. Food was freshly made and with good taste. Breakfast was a little simple and could benefit from...

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Have stayed at Riad Africa twice in the last couple of years. Very welcoming staff, always there to help. Great location very close to the medina. Lovely roof garden to breakfast on ready to face the marvellous experience that is Marrakech.

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful refurbished first category guesthouse hotel in heart of Marrakech medina with large dipping pool and tropical roof garden. English-Dutch owned and locally managed. Riad Africa is very centrally located in a safe and peaceful residential neighbourhood in the Riad Zitoun Lakdim area of the Medina. Riad Africa has 16 spacious bedrooms and suites themed after Africa's most evocative and fabled destinations. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, iPod docks, bath robes/slippers, a hair-dryer and personal safe. High speed wireless internet access is available throughout the riad. Guests can cool off in and relax around one of the largest plunge pools in the medina. A tranquil palm-filled courtyard, a comfortable dining room/salon, a massage room, heated plunge pool, juice bar and private roof garden/terrace offer a choice of public areas in which to unwind. A range of health and beauty treatments are available including a massage/treatment room and nearby hammam. Offering easy access (just a 2 minute walk from the taxi stand and bank) it takes just 5 minutes to walk to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square along the popular/easy to navigate Riad Zitoun Lakdim street. An excellent choice of local restaurants, cafes and shops is located within a 5 minute radius on foot, including the highly rated and atmospheric Kosybar. Other attractions located close by the riad include the Mellah, Kasbah and Dar Si Said Museum. Popular with couples, groups of friends and families with older children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Africa

Address: 94 - 95 Derb Sakka | Riad Zitoun Lakdim, Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $96 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Africa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#25 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#64 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#73 Family Hotel in Marrakech
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“All rooms look inward towards the open courtyard and pool. There are only stairs to each floor.”
626MaryL, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“For families with small children avoid the Berenti room as is has a very small, unguarded pool 30 cm from the entrance door.”
nicolair665, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Placed around a court yard on 2 levels all appear acceptable”
mjpgbeck, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our two ground floor rooms were fine, we didn't look upstairs, but suspect the rooms would be similar.”
Oldbiker911, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No city noise at all. First floor rooms maybe quietest, though we were never disturbed in our room on ground floor.”
JaneS962, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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