Stay in the heart of Marrakesh Excellent location – show map

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Located in Marrakech, Riad Swaka is just a 10-minute walk from Jemaâ El Fna Square and the souks. It offers a patio, a plunge pool, and a rooftop terrace. It is 650 feet from Dar Si Said Museum.

All of the rooms at Riad Swaka are uniquely decorated and have a view of the patio. Each room features air conditioning, a desk and a seating area. Each room also includes a private bathroom with tadelakt walls, a hairdryer and bathrobe.

A Moroccan breakfast is included and served every morning in the dining room. The hosts can also prepare traditional, Moroccan dishes for dinner, upon prior reservation and it is sometimes served on the terrace which overlooks the Palais Bahia gardens.

Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property. Massages, tattoos, poker, belly dancing and tour excursions can be organized and a concierge service is also available. Free private parking is possible on site and airport shuttles are available upon request.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Riad Swaka has been welcoming guests since Oct 22, 2012

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Marrakesh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Riad Swaka

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hosted by Walter et Fati

Host Review Score

Walter et Fati
A l'ombre du Palais Bahia. Au cœur de la médina de Marrakech, facilement accessible en taxi, dans le quartier calme adossé aux jardins du Palais Bahia à deux pas de la fabuleuse place JEMAA el FNA et des souks se trouve le Riad Swaka. Marrakech e
vous serez accueillis , autour d’un thé à la menthe e. Nous serons disponibles pour répondre à vos questions et vous aidez à découvrir un Marrakech authentique. Tout le personnel sera à votre disposition pour vous offrir un séjour des plus agréables.
Le quartier Riad Zitoun Jdid, c'est le quartier des palais et des Musés de marrakach. Situé à 5 mn de la place Jamaa El Fna, il est très animé mais pourtant très tranquille Vous y trouverez : le palais Bahia, le Dar si said, la place des Ferbantiers, le Palais badi etc
Languages spoken: Arabic,German,English,Spanish,French,Italian
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Explore Marrakech's 1,000-year-old city center, where colorful bazaars, ancient palaces, and winding streets are everywhere.

What's nearby
  • Bahia Palace
    0.1 miles
  • Dar Si Said Museum
    0.1 miles
  • El Badi Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Moulay El Yazid Mosque
    0.4 miles
  • Saadian Tombs
    0.4 miles
  • Djemaa El Fna
    0.5 miles
  • Souk of the Medina
    0.5 miles
  • Boucharouite Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Koutoubia
    0.6 miles
  • Mouassine Museum
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Déjeuner à marrakech
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • The Orientalist Museum of Marrakech
    0.7 miles
  • Marrakech Museum
    0.7 miles
  • Le Jardin Secret
    0.7 miles
  • Cyber Park
    0.8 miles
  • Menara Mall
    1.5 miles
  • Place du 16 Novembre
    1.6 miles
  • Majorelle Gardens
    1.8 miles
  • Yves Saint Laurent Museum
    1.9 miles
  • Marrakesh Train Station
    2.2 miles
  • Menara Gardens
    2.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Marrakech-Menara Airport
    2.9 miles
How to get to Riad Swaka from Marrakech-Menara Airport
    Public shuttle
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Moroccan

Amenities of Riad Swaka
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • High chair
  • Dining table
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • 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 EUR 3 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Executive lounge access
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules Riad Swaka takes special requests – add in the next step!


8:30 AM - 9:00 PM


8:30 AM - 7:30 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Riad Swaka 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.

License number: 40000MH06682

FAQs about Riad Swaka

  • Room options at Riad Swaka include:

    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Riad Swaka can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

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

  • Check-in at Riad Swaka is from 8:30 AM, and check-out is until 7:30 PM.

  • Riad Swaka is 1.1 miles from the center of Marrakesh.

  • Riad Swaka has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Riad Swaka by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 15min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

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

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Solarium
    • Beauty services
    • Themed dinners
    • Body wrap
    • Horseback riding
    • Manicure
    • Walking tours
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Swimming pool
    • Makeup services
    • Cooking class
    • Steam room
    • Bike tours
    • Body treatments
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa facilities
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Facial treatments
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Pedicure
    • Hair treatments
    • Body scrub

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