A fantastic oasis of calm in the heart of Marrakech. Step in off a dusty street in the Kasbah, and you find yourself in an art deco haven of wonderful rooms, furniture, spaces and relaxation.
Lovely welcome and wonderful service, with huge, comfortable room - ask for the biggest room! Food was great and it was nice to be able to have breakfast wherever we wanted - roof terrace, courtyard, dining room - depending on what we felt like on the day. With only a small number of rooms, you get a really personal service and all the staff make you feel valued and special.
I wouldn't say that it's a place to take children - but that's maybe more out of selfishness to keep it calm, adult and special than the fact they may not like it!
Quentin and his wife, who manage the hotel, could not do more to help and were lovely. They recommended places to see and eat, but also arranged personal tour guides and day trips for us.
I thoroughly recommend the Villa Makassar!
A holiday of contrasts - from the shock of walking through the medina to the luxury of being escorted to the riad and the mini palace that awaited. A shock of culture, the senses and taste buds that took a couple of days to really appreciate. The local tour organised by the hotel was very useful, albeit a bit of a shock. Other tours we organised around the three valleys, balloon and camel adventure and palaces and monuments were wonderful.
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Riad Kniza is an small and charming upscale Medina guesthouse , set in a 18th century restored riad, allowing guests a jump …More
You'd never know that behind a simple black door there was a wonderful garden, a pool and an outstanding hotel. In the middle of the hurly burly of the medina is an oasis of calm; a perfect antidote to the noise of the town. Hotel itself is superb with very friendly, helpful staff. Food is excellent - albeit too much -and rooms are large and comfortable; a great place for a few days.
Le Riad Monceau, what more to say other than it was a great place to stay in the heart of the Medina.
Unbelievable to sit in the courtyard or on the sun terrace and realise your are only minutes from the market. Tranquility amid the husstle & bustle of Djemaa El Fna.
Staff were excellent and couldn't be any more helpfull.
My wife and I were only there for the 4 nights, but wouldn't hesitate to recommend Le Riad Monceau to anyone visiting Marrakech.
Only dissapointment for us, was that we weren't able to attend one of the cooking classes. They looked great.
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981, Medina, in Fes-al-Bal, Morocco is the prime commercial center of this city of 1 million. Home to 10,539 retail businesses, it is surrounded by high walls and not accessible by motor vehicle.
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