x The average starting price for a place to stay in Marrakech is £49 per night.
Riad Rue Zitoun el Jdid Derb Zenka Dika, 31Outstanding 99%
Houmate Berrima, Derb Chtoka n°6 40 000Outstanding 98%
lporras I've just returned from spending a week in Marrakech with my wife where we stayed at the riad Khabia. From the moment we step on the riad, the most charming was the exquisite attention from Julien and his mother. With a welcome tea, they offered on a detailed map of the Medina, a series of recommendations on the main places to visit, eat and make excursions outside the city. I must say that in all cases the councils have been very useful. And as a climax, he accompanied us on a walk of half an hour to give us some guidelines helpful to first delve into the maze of streets of the medina. Moreover, the riad offers every comfort to rest peacefully: the breakfasts on the terrace, where we also could see spectacular sunsets, cozy courtyard with its pool, the warmth of the room lit with candles at night and with an excellent bathroom with all amenities. No doubt highly recommended. We won't hesitate to return to this riad.
29 Derb Bouelilou, Sidi Ben SlimaneOutstanding 97%
Riad Zitoune Jdid, Derb Zenka Dika, no. 40Outstanding 96%
maymaloney Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge is the best hostel that I have stayed in in over six years of independent travel. It is simply beautiful inside and the rooms, breakfast and atmosphere make it the ideal place to relax and chat to other guests. The owners and staff are extremely helpful and they have succeeded in creating an oasis in the middle of a fabulous, and occasionally frenetic, city. This hostel is wonderfully located, and easy to find (keep in mind that the name is not on the door - which adds volumes the the 'best kept secret' element of the hsotel). Aditionally the Berber tent on the roof and the numerous hang-out areas make this a great place to meet travellers, swap stories and find out where to go next. There is even a hamman in the upstairs shower if you fancy a scrub down sauna! Fran and Abdullah are most hospitable hosts and are both fonts of knowledge. You will be enchanted by this hostel.
23 Derb Kabir Hay Ben Saleh MedinaOutstanding 96%
22, Derb Lakhdar Médina, Riad Zitoun LakdimOutstanding 95%
72 derb jdid riad zitoun el-kedimOutstanding 95%
tonidart Thank you very much for the attention. We enjoy a lot in this riad. Very friendly the service, and very beautiful the riad. We recommend it to known people. Best regards. Toni and maría (Valencia, Spain)
107 Derb Jdid Douar GraouaOutstanding 95%
carolinewi We had a great stay at Riad Basma. Very friendly owners, they want to make your stay as nice as possible. The location is very good, very close to the square, but very quiet. The rooms look nice, but the beds are a bit hard. A nice place to stay!
28 Jbel Lakhdar, R'mila, MarrakechExcellent 94%
ferdivheer A pleasant Riad to stay, with very friendly and helpful owners Perfectly located to explore the old Medina on foot and a lovely quiet escape from the bustling city
10 Derb Blal Riad Zitoune Jdid MedinaExcellent 94%
Rue el Ksour Derb Rokni, 23Excellent 93%
14 derb Labzioui, riad Mokha - MarrakechExcellent 93%
clj.elliott I found Dar Choumissa randomly on the internet - and I'm extremely glad I did! I live on the SW coast of Morocco and travel to Marrakech at least three times a year so have tried out many riads in the city. This is one of the best - for the not very pricey fee. It's situated just behind the Tazi Hotel - so really near to the square (Jamaa El Fna) and doesn't require hours of hopelessly stumbling around Marrakech's maze of back streets. Amazingly - given it's proximity to the central hubbub it's also extremely quiet. And that goes for the riad staff as well. Usually where most 'quiet' riads fall down is with the staff preparing breakfast, moving furniture, washing floors, watching blaring TV etc at god-knows o'clock in the morning. This is the first place I've stayed in Morocco - ever - where the staff actually whisper! I stayed in a twin room with a friend but I had a nose at some other rooms - for future reference. They're very comfortable, all equipped with en-suite tadlakt bathrooms (with stacks of hot water), soap, towels etc and are decorated in typical but not tacky Moroccan style - with a dash of French 'je ne sais quoi'. Which goes for the entire riad which kind of reminds one of an old country house. The proprietor has wisely kept and restored all the original woodwork - and some of the decorative artwork on it is stunning. There are nice touches - like a fan in the room that actually works, insect repellent plugs - with the little block of insect repellent, oh, yes and wi-fi. The roof terrace is lovely - very simple but calming and quiet with recliners. There's also a Berber tent pitched up there where one eats breakfast. Breakfast comprises hacha (a bit like corn bread), or Moroccan crepes (like French but thicker) homemade bread, yogurt, bananas, fresh orange juice, coffee or mint tea - and fantastic homemade confitures. The apricot one is to die for - none of your usual mass-produced slop here. I persuaded Tariq - the concierge - to flog me a massive jar of date and orange confiture to bring back home with me. Tariq has a basic grasp of English - but that's not a problem for those who don't speak French. A bit of pointing and acting always works. He's very polite and not at all invasive - and can sort out trips and questions about where to find shops, museums etc, etc. In short then - if you're looking for a place to relax and crash after a long flight or a day of running the gauntlet of Jamaa El Fna then I'd definitely check this place out. For around 28 quid for a double or 38 for a twin - you can't really go wrong. I shall definitely be staying there on my next trip.
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