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24-25, Derb Gnaoua Ben Saleh, Medina, 40000 Marrakesh – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 169 reviews)
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BBQ Facilities, Terrace, Sun Deck
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fitness Center, Solarium, Spa, Massage, Hot Tub, Turkish/Steam Bath, Library
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant With Dining Menu, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Packed Lunches, Airport Shuttle, Car Rental, 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Private Check-in/Check-out, Babysitting/Child Services, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Designated Smoking Area
French, Spanish, English, German, Arabic
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 20 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
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Based on 169 reviews
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Located in the heart of Marrakech’s medina, a 5-minute walk from Jamaâ El Fna Square, this traditional riad offers air-conditioned rooms and a rooftop terrace with views of the Koutoubia.
Score from 104 reviews Very good
The Riad is located in Marrakech, 10 minutes from the Place Djamaa el Fna. It features an outdoor swimming pool and a gourmet restaurant in the heart of the Medina.
Score from 225 reviews Very good
This 5-star hotel and spa is in central Marrakech, a 10-minute drive from Menara Airport. It features a fitness center with a hot tub, and grounds with a solarium.
Score from 1097 reviews Good
Located in the old city of Marrakesh, Riad Croix Berbere De Luxe is a 5-minute walk from Djemaa El Fna and a 5-minute drive from the city centre. A free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.
Score from 37 reviews Wonderful
Beautiful riad. Huge bed, food very nice and staff attentive, and very helpful. Good location for Jemaa el Fnaa, and the souks, markets and buses. You need to book a taxi to take you the first night because you will never find it!!!
Having to knock on the door each time we came back, and waiting to be let in.
Very good service, very good information. Just amazing!
Very nice property, authentic to the photos. Very clean and well kept. Very good breakfast, changing from day to day, in the terrasse. Amazing service: kind, competent and always available, generally good tips and recommendations (partners such as tour operstors,taxi...). We booked Ham'mam and massage treatment at an extra cost, with excellent value for money. So not a low cost all inclu but a personal and welcoming service. Great start for Morocco greenhorns.
Nothing, all was great
If you go to Morocco, I would recommend you to stay in a Riad instead of a hotel. You can stay in a hotel anywhere else in the world but a Riad has it's own magic. There are only 5 rooms in this Riad so the service is very personal and you do not feel like you just an other number in the crowd. We stayed for 5 nights at the Riad el Wiam and we had a great time. Everything is hand made and beautifully decorated and by staying here you can really get a glance at the Morroccan culture. It's 10 minutes walk from the main square in the Medina yet it is so quiet and cool. It was always a pleasure to return after a hot day. The service was great, the manager Mariam was always there to answer our questions. We also met the owner who was extremely helpful and accommodating. We received delicious cups of Moroccan mint tea and moroccan sweets on many occasion. Breakfast is served at the roof terrace in traditional Moroccan dining ware : fresh juice,fruit, yogurt, pastry and Moroccan pancakes (Yummy)! Our room was very clean and organised and the air conditioner worked perfectly. The room was also very quiet (no noise from outside), very spacious and the WIFI worked everywhere. I would recommend to book a transfer through the Riad as it makes things so much easier and smoother on arrival. Overall we had a great experience and I would highly recommend this Riad.
The breakfast is a bit too sweet for my taste.
Style and decor, lovely location for breakfast on the terrace and the breakfasts themselves. The staff, who could not have been more helpful, but were never intrusive. So glad we came here rather than to an hotel in the modern part of the city. That might have been more relaxed outside but we would have missed so much.
Very little to dislike. The immediate location is pretty hectic but peace starts as soon as you re-enter the Riad
From the moment we entered this oasis in the midst of Marrakesh madness, we where treated like royalty. Being a traveler of many years (45) I would rate this riad & staff, especially Miriam with the best, if not #1. Inchallah we can return one day. The attention to detail, ambiance & as hosts was exceptional. From helping us with tickets, sipping te and chatting the the manager Miriam was always made time for us. I could go on but really check this place out for yourself, you will not forget it.
The truth is there was nothing to dislike!
the Manager Mariana she was very helpfull with everything nothing to much lovely place to stay..........
Felt like a king in a exquisite palace. Attention to details on all levels; friendly staff, beautiful decor, an oasis in middle of one crazy city.
The best thing about this riad was the staff, especially the manager, who was especially helpful. The riad itself is very attractive and the breakfast is very good. Next time we will try out the hammam!
Wifi was weak.
Friendly, helpful staff. Good location within walking distance of main square. Recommended.
Breakfast was fabulous.
Wifi was tempremental
Not much at all!!!!
The room assigned to us was on the first floor. It was dark and uncomfortable as there was not place to put the suitcases but the on the floor. The bed was so big it took the whole space in the room leaving very little space to walk around. The legs of the wooden foot board stock out causing us to trip all the time. There is a huge flat tv hanging from the wall and attached what it looked like a cable box. This box irradiates a purple light on to the room that when lights were off it hit our faces, like having a laser beam in your face all night long while sleeping. The bathroom was absolutely disgusting, so small and dark even with the small lights on. No counter around the sink where to place the toiletries, sink was loose, and the shower drainage did not work. We had to wait until the water will drain out slowly before the other person could take a shower. Our feet were in about a foot of dirty water while we shower. Little flies in the bathroom walls. They were pointed out to the manager but she did not do anything to eliminate them. Very Nasty!!! Being that the room was on the first floor the noise level becomes too much with what goes on in the courtyard and at the manager's desk. The use of the WIFI is limited as the manager turns it off when she is not in the courtyard area and one is left with no connection. We have to asked her what was the problem even though she insisted that there was not problem she then re-started that session and we were able to connect. Then at midnight it will be turned off until the time she will return to the desk. This made quite inconvenient because of the time different if we wanted to send messages to our relatives back in the States. I would not recommend this riad to Anyone. We did not see the rooms upstairs but the one on the first floor was just a pig pen. We asked the manager to change rooms for one upstairs but she was not accommodating.
Staff were excellent
This is a lovely Riad to stay in. The manager was really helpful with recommendations for trips and restaurants. Some of our trips had an early start so we requested an early breakfast which was no trouble at all. Breakfast was different every morning with a choice of croissants, pain au chocolate and pancakes. The rooms are beautiful and the beds are really comfortable. The riad is a 5 minute walk to the main square but as it is tucked down a lane you don't get any of the noise from the main tourist areas. I'd recommend you book a transfer from the airport with the hotel as it would be very difficult to find on your own. I'd highly recommend this place for your holiday.
The wifi was a bit hit and miss in our room and didn't work in our friends room but the signal was better in reception.
Excellent location, within 5 minutes walk to main square via an easy direct route. Staff couldn't do enough, even gave us breakfast at 6.30 when we were leaving early for a day trip. Couldn't recommend this Riad highly enough.
Wifi was abit hit and miss, seemed to be ok in the main lobby but less reliable in the bedrooms.
Very nicely located in the center of old town. Family like atmosphere. Nice rooftop garden. Friendly staff. Varying breaktfeast every day featuring local delights. Very big bed.
Official W-Lan didn't work in the room or roof top terrace. However, second W-Lan available on special request that works everywhere. Occasionally, noise from inside/outside the Riad that woke me up. But that's probably part of the Riad experience. Matress a bid hard.
Great location in a quiet area, only a short walk from the centre and a lovely Riad
It was beautifully decorated and the staff was helpful and very kind.
We never would have found it with out help.
The riad was an oasis of tranquility after a busy day in the hussle and bustle of Marrakech , we thoroughly enjoyed our days there and Mariam and the staff could not do enough for us. Will definitely stay here again next time we visit an ideal location very central for all the beautiful sights of Marrakech .
Beautiful room and facilities with helpful and hospitable hostess! (manager)
Easy to get lost in the area - you gotta love that rabbit warren of streets in the old city...
We cannot fault the Riad in any way. Exceptionally clean and comfortable rooms. Miriam and the girls so friendly and informative.The breakfasts were delightful and varied. We hope to return soon.
The Riad is like a mini Palace, the room was fantastic, great breakfast, every day was different. Miriam was really informative, she gave us great tips about where to eat, where to go, she was so nice as were the rest of the staff, We will return and we will shout it's praises from the rooftops
There was nothing we didn't like, it was perfect, we just loved the place
The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. The authentic feel of a traditional North African home. A splendid variety of breakfasts were provided.
The courtyard area was distinctly cold.
The staff was very helpfull and nice. It was a quite place and we realy have a pleasant time. And they make perfect food for us.
Everything was perfect from arrival to depart! The pick up was essential....although in a very good place, easy to walk around the medina, its difficult to find first time, after its no problem! Slept like royalty in a beautiful room! (Bahia) Staff all friendly, helpful and happy! We loved every moment there!
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