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Featuring a terrace with a hot tub and views of the Medina and Koutoubia Mosque, this guest house is set a 5-minute walk from Jemaâ El Fna Square. It offers a plunge pool, a patio with a fountain and several lounge areas. The air-conditioned guest rooms and suites at Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa are elegantly decorated and have view of the patio. They each include an private bathroom with a hairdryer. Traditional Moroccan cuisine can be served by the fireplace in the dining room upon request. Breakfast is served daily and massage treatments can be arranged on site. Car rental, babysitting and visits of the Medina can also be arranged upon demand. The property is 2.5 mi from the Majorelle Gardens and a 12-minute drive from Marrakech - Menara Airport. Airport shuttle can be arranged upon request.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa has been welcoming guests since Oct 5, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Marrakesh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, American

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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Marrakesh
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  • Joe
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very friendly staff and authentic Morocco experience. Two minute walk to the central Square that was the heart of the city.
  • Sirish
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The facility had on-premise hamam service. Best hamam ever. The Tagine one night at dinner was fantastic. Loved the complimentary Moroccan tea that the host provided
  • Amy
    Location is great , it was very clean. The stuff is very friendly and helpful. I liked the atmosphere.
  • Lucanus
    The Riad is very central but completely calm and quiet. The staff go above and beyond, especially Abdu. They helped me arrange puck ups, transport and gave great tips where to eat. An oasis in the middle of the Medina
  • Svava
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were fabulous, so helpful and friendly. I can't praise them highly enough. The riad and rooms are beautiful and so close to the lively market, and yet a haven of tranquility from the bustle outside. Nice breakfast that you could have as...
  • Amy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    An absolutely wonderful stay. The staff were certainly the best part, Nelly the owner was a delight, Abdul & Houssein were so lovely, and catered to absolutely anything we needed and more. It was my partners Birthday and they arranged a beautiful...
  • Ella
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Nelly, Abdul and Husain were wonderful hosts. They made us feel very welcome and were very knowledgable about what to do/see in Marrakesh. The room was very clean and bed was nice and comfortable - the room was cleaned daily and towels replaced....
  • Sascha
    very nice and friendly staff. Super nice service and explanation about the city. The Riad is very nice especially the rooftop.
  • Kim
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Absolutely magical stunning hotel with gorgeous decorations and details. The owner was on hand to help us all day, every day - he was extremely kind, helpful, and attentive, and he went out of his way to make our stay perfect.
  • Bartosz
    Excelent staff, service - very very helpfull. Mr Abdel and Mr Ibra -amazing service. Really thank you for all🤗

Property questions and answers
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  • Would you help with the luggage? Do you do airport transfer?

    To help guarantee that your arrival is easy and worry free, we can arrange for you to be collected from the train station or Airport, and brought dire..
    Answered on 16 October 2021
  • hello, are you bathrooms separated with a door?

    Yes of course,.....
    Answered on 27 February 2023
  • Hi there, Just wondering if you have a pool available for use in November. Many thanks

    Hello, Concerning the little pool in the patio, it s available but not heated...but our Jacuzzi is heated all year around. Looking to hear from you ..
    Answered on 5 November 2022
  • We have a family of five. Is there any way to get three females into one room?

    Hello, If you want 3 pax in a room , you could only book the: - CH Suite Najma ( 3 single bed) - CH Suite Sma ( 1 double bed + 1 single) Hope that co..
    Answered on 4 March 2023
  • Can I book some golf nearby

    Hello, Sorry I'm sending again an answer.... My extranet didn't clear your request...Of course you could book to all golf course in Marrakech
    Answered on 11 June 2022
  • your advert says free cancellation and no prepayment required but your room selection says pay in advance. Misleading advertisement is not good.

    Hello, "Unfounded accusation". This is not misleading advertising, it is specific to and it's not from us. It is clearly displayed as an ..
    Answered on 14 April 2022
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Amenities of Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast
  • Private Bathroom
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

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


Until 11:00 AM



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 2 and above will be charged as 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 - 4 years
Crib upon request
5 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 30 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

For a stay of minimum 4 nights the property offers a free transfer from Menara Marrakech Airport to Riad Vanilla Sma.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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: 40000MH0675

FAQs about Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa

  • Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa is 1 miles from the center of Marrakesh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Suite

    • Guests staying at Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Halal
      • Gluten-free
      • American

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

    • Check-in at Riad Vanilla Sma & Spa is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.