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This riad is in the medina and is a 5-minute walk from traditional markets in Jamaâ el Fna square. It features a Moroccan design with a range of seating areas, a plunge pool and a rooftop sun terrace with views of Marrakech.

The spacious guest rooms open on to a central courtyard and have free Wi-Fi. All rooms have a bathroom with traditional tadelakt walls.

A continental breakfast is available every morning at Riad Villa El Arsa. Moroccan and French cuisine is served in the dining room.

The guest house has a tour desk to arrange local excursions, airport transfers and entertainments. Guests can also join cooking classes hosted at Riad Villa El Arsa.

The 19-th century Bahia Palace is a 5-minute walk from the riad. Marrakech Train Station is 3.1 mi away and Marrakech-Menara Airport is 5 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Riad Villa El Arsa has been welcoming guests since Apr 26, 2012

Property Highlights

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

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

Breakfast Info



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Room Type
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 king bed
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Good evening, In Morocco there is a curfew from 9pm-5am. My flight arrives at 11pm (night). Can I travel to your Riad during curfew? Is there a bus?
    Good evening There are taxis at the airport but the best thing for you is for a taxi who works with us to pick you up and take you directly to our Ria..
    Answered on 26 August 2021
  • Hi, I am waiting for the voucher with the payment that we’ve made but can’t used because the covid.. you didn’t refund us
    Bonjour , il n y a pas de probleme . Faite votre demande sur notre adresse mail on enverra un avoir pour un sejour pour le futur.
    Answered on 7 May 2022
  • Hi, Do you offer halal meat in your restaurant?
    Hello Yes the meat is halal . Cordialy
    Answered on 24 January 2020
  • are you allowed to drink alcohol on the terrace?
    Yes it's possible to drink alcohol on the terrace
    Answered on 3 August 2021
  • Hello, we are italian but not married. Is it allowed to book 1 double room?
    Hello, Yes you can rent a room even if you are not married. (unless one of the spouses is of Moroccan nationality) Cordialy
    Answered on 10 December 2022
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Host Info

Company review score: 9.8Based on 260 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

Riad Villa El Arsa is a traditionnel house for a rich family. The Riad is totaly renovated. The architecture arabic and spanich is totaly preserved, but offer comfort and modernity. The oriental bath of cold water you will bear the great heat. In seconds, you cool off completely and will go back, again, for a new exploration.

Neighborhood info

It is a traditionally bourgeois district. Here live the rich merchants doing business between the Mellah, the Jewish Quarter and the old souk. This area, really in the center of the medina, within 5 minutes of the actual place is very popular with the rich and marrakchi toursites, also for its tranquility and its good reputation. From here you will go smoothly explore all parts of the medina and could very easily get your rest, and start exploration in very easily. Dar Si Said: 5 minutes walk Bahia: 8 minutes walk Mederssa Ben Youssef: 15 minutes walk

Languages Spoken

Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
Amenities of Riad Villa El Arsa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4
Most popular amenities
Indoor swimming pool
Free WiFi
Airport shuttle
Non-smoking rooms
24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • 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 € 3 per day.
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Adults only
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Soundproof
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Indoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Pool cover
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Languages Spoken
    • Arabic
    • German
    • English
    • French

    House rules

    Riad Villa El Arsa takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 1:00 PM


    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 over 6 are welcome.

    Children 18 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

    12 - 17 years
    Extra bed upon request

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

    There are no cribs available at this property.

    All extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Cash Riad Villa El Arsa 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

    Please inform Riad Villa El Arsa 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: 40000MH2047

    FAQs about Riad Villa El Arsa

    • Guests staying at Riad Villa El Arsa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

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

    • Riad Villa El Arsa is 0.9 miles from the center of Marrakesh.

    • Check-in at Riad Villa El Arsa is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Riad Villa El Arsa has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Room options at Riad Villa El Arsa include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double

    • Riad Villa El Arsa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cooking class
      • Swimming pool