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Riad Africa

Riad Africa Atrium
Luggage 'chariot'
Dining in the Atrium
Aswan single ensuite
Aswan single room
View above the atrium
Moroccan salad
Mint tea and pattiseries
Moroccan Lamb
Bwindi ground floor room
Bwindi can be a double, twin or triple room
Desk in Bwindi
Bwindi bathroom
Casablanca can sleep 4
Casablanca bathroom
Casablanca bathroom
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Riad -
8 Bedrooms , 9 Bathrooms , Sleeps 20
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Riad Africa is an authentic, classic-style, newly refurbished riad-guest house in centre of Marrakech medina.

Available to rent on a room by room basis or the entire riad for larger private groups or special events, Riad Africa has fifteen spacious bedrooms and suites themed after Africa’s most evocative and fabled destinations. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, iPod docks, a local mobile phone (for contact with riad staff when out and about), bath robes/slippers, a hair-dryer and personal safe. High speed wireless internet access is available throughout the riad.

Guests can cool off in and relax around one of the largest plunge pools in the medina. A tranquil palm-filled courtyard, a comfortable dining room/salon, evening juice bar and private roof garden/terrace offer a choice of public areas in which to unwind. A ran...
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About the Owner, Nick A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 31 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2008
Overall rating: 4.3 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 6 properties
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Listing #HL184389
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Sarah C
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2012 for a stay in December 2011
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A week of calm relaxation in this freshly renovated riad was a real tonic
Good location, beautiful decor and friendly efficient service.
I especially loved the spacious roof terrace and the beautiful pool.

Paco T
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
Google Translation

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (22)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (9)
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (22)
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Single Beds:(10)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Located on the ground floor, directly opposite the pool, our Grand Salon (lounge) doubles as a breakfast/dining room. Comfortably seating up to 20 guests, the salon is stylishly designed and has been recently refurbished in beige, cream and opulent red. The salon has a corner fireplace with warming log fires lit on the occasional chilly winter evening.

Facilities in the salon include twin reversible air-conditioning/heating units, a wide-screen TV with a Made-in-Morocco film collection, DVD/CD/radio stereo, wireless internet access, selection of games and a growing collection of books and other reading material. The walls of the Grand Salon are adorned with a selection of fascinating sub-Saharan carved masks, each with a story to tell.

A smaller salon is located in and around a second...
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    9 Attached (ensuite)
    10 Twins
    5 Fulls
    2 Cribs
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 27 142
£1 600
R 162 853
£9 600
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Wifi in house: R 0 / stay - Fee
  • Loan of loan mobile phone: R 0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Summer Travel Specials
With blue skies, guaranteed sunshine and only a 3 hour flight from the UK, Marrakech is just perfect for a summer getaway. Spend a few nights discovering the Red City from Riad Africa and benefit from our summer travel special offer:

Rooms also available on bed & breakfast with 10% discount off published room prices – no minimum stay requirement
1/2 price airport transfers for stays of 3 nights or more, enquire for individual room rates

Rates include:

Moroccan-style breakfast
Mint tea on arrival
Mineral water in room
Wireless internet connection
Local sales tax (10% TVA)
Other Rates:

Obligatory Visitor (TS) and Tourist Promotion Tax (TPT) – 26 dirhams (approx. £2 per person/night) is not included in our room rates and will be added to invoice.

Evening Meal – £17 GBP (€20 or 220 dirhams) per person

Private airport transfers - £20 per transfer each way (1-6 people), £35 (7+).

Full range of day trips, activities and Morocco tours can be pre-booked throug...
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About the neighbourhood
Riad Africa is located in a safe and peaceful residential neighbourhood in the Riad Zitoun Lakdim area of the Medina. Offering easy access (just a 2 minute walk from the taxi stand and bank) it takes just 5 minutes to walk to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square along the popular/easy to navigate Riad Zitoun Lakdim street. An excellent choice of local restaurants, cafes and shops is located within a 5 minute radius on foot, including the highly rated and atmospheric Kosybar. Others attractions located close by the riad include the Mellah, Kasbah and Dar Si Said Museum.

Marrakech is a city for discerning travellers with a keen interest in culture and a couple of days is simply not enough to fully discover the wealth of attractions this city offers. The minaret of Koutoubia Mosque is the lan...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Marrakech Menara (RAK): 8.0 km
Railway: Marrakech: 2.0 km
Ferry: Tangier: 615.0 km
Morocco is well-served with flights from the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands and Germany. Several low-cost carriers including www.easyjet.com, www.ryanair.com and www.thomsonfly.com operate from a growing number of the UK's regional airports including Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh. For scheduled air services, BA operate from Gatwick and British Midland from Heathrow. Morocco's national airline is www.royalairmaroc.com. Early morning flights are compensated by a full day in Marrakech after your arrival.

Several ferries operate daily from Algeciras and Tarifa in Spain to Tangier in northern Morocco. With Morocco's rapidly improving infrastructure Marrakech can now be reached by motorway from Tangier in a little over 5 hours. Dri...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 180.0 km.
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