A 10-minute walk from Jamaâ El Fna, Riad Helen is a 15-minute drive from Marrakech Menara Airport. It offers a sun terrace, a patio with a fountain and a lounge with a fireplace. Individually decorated in a Moroccan style, the rooms at Riad Helen have an en suite Tadelakt bathroom complete with free toiletries and a shower. Individual heating is also provided. A continental breakfast is served daily. For other meals, you can try Moroccan dishes on the patio, the terrace or by the fireplace in the dining room. Located in the Dar El Bacha district, the Riad is an 8-minute walk from Koutoubia Mosque, and excursions and guided tours can be organized at an extra cost.

This is our guests' favorite part of Marrakesh, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Riad Helen has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 25, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Marrakesh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Marrakesh
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  • Gillian
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The bed was like sleeping on a cloud! The whole riad was gorgeous. Staff was kind and helpful. The owner, Celine, was very welcoming and friendly. Would visit again!
  • Ann
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was very nicely decorated and comfortable. Staff was VERY helpful. Breakfast was delicious.
  • Yvette
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Our stay was absolutely amazing. The breakfast was very delicious with traditional Moroccan items, and very pampering in the sunroom. Our room was wonderful with comfortable beds, a great view, and an amazing bathroom. The rooftop areas were...
  • Kristina
    Very welcoming and helping staff, also flexible, beautifully decorated riad with a good location and tasty breakfast
  • Heidi
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the Riad was beautiful, clean and the staff was exceptional.
  • Claudine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was wonderful -- so easy to find. Great staff from welcome to departure and so great to communicate with. Above and beyond expectations for hotel staff to offer and provide the services they gave us. They met us at the taxi drop and...
  • Sergio
    The property was very clean and beautifully decorated. it was very close to the souk and just a 15-min walk away from Jemaa el-Fna square. The best part of our stay was the amazing treatment received by the staff, who took our luggage from the...
  • Adam
    Everything. Amazing hospitality, great location. We felt great at Riad Helen. Rooftop terasse is the absolutw highlight 🤩
  • Gregory
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    My room was very nice, with an extremely comfortable bed. It was good-sized, with a sofa/day bed to relax on. The location is good - just off the north side of the medina. Someone met me at the cab drop-off to guide me down atmospheric lanes to...
  • Michelle
    We had a great stay in this very comfortable Riad. All of the staff, and the owner, were so very kind. The room was spacious and pretty and the common areas were so tasteful. The quiet alley location is highly desirable for the calm and...

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Host Info

Company review score: 9.9Based on 356 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Céline et Fabien will be happy to help you organize your stay in Marrakech ; providing homemade maps, tips about restaurants, spa or museums, they can even go with you to the souks or organize your excursions !

Property info

The house has a bright courtyard where you can have your breaksfast, a mint tea or another fresh drink, with the sound of the fountain. You can also relax on the rooftop terrace, with its lounges and moroccan cushions. If you want to, Fatima, Riad Helen's cook, can prepare your dinner with delicious moroccan specialties. All the rooms (5 in total) have air-conditionning and heat, closets and a private bathroom with a shower and WC. They are comfortable and each has its own style ; all you have to do is choose your favorite ! Towels, bathrobes and shower products from brand Les Sens de Marrakech are included.

Neighborhood info

Located in the typical and quiet Bab Doukkala area, 5 minutes far by walk from the souks, 10 minutes from Jemaa El Fna main square and 15 minutes by car from Marrakech-Menara airport, Riad Helen is a traditionnal house, simple and with a homey atmosphere. You can easily find a taxi 2 minutes far from the house, and park your car not too far. Riad Helen is close to the Dar El Bacha Palace, guarded day and night so you can explore the area totally in peace.

Languages Spoken


Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian

Amenities of Riad Helen
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air conditioning
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 5 per day.
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Car rental
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Books, DVDs or music for children
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Pool is on rooftop
    • Plunge pool
    • Shallow end
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Italian

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Riad Helen takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 5 are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 5 and up are allowed)

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Riad Helen accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Please inform Riad Helen of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    License number: 40000MH1272

    FAQs about Riad Helen

    • Check-in at Riad Helen is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Riad Helen has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Riad Helen is 2,150 feet from the center of Marrakesh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Riad Helen may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Riad Helen include:

      • Double
      • Twin/Double
      • Triple

    • Riad Helen offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Swimming pool

    • Guests staying at Riad Helen can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Halal
      • Gluten-free