How to rent one of the best riads in Marrakech? Which riad to choose in Marrakech? Where to stay in Marrakech? Where to stay with the family in Marrakech? Behind its medieval walls, Marrakech has more authentic riads than any other city in North Africa. These spectacular mud brick mansions - with their courtyards planted with citrus and palm trees - are oases of calm in the bustle of the medina. Meter-thick walls block out noise from the street, so when the door closes to the hubbub, you can only hear the roaring fountains. These days, many of these historic homes have been renovated into beautiful guesthouses, the best of which are not only marvels of Moroccan craftsmanship, but unforgettable experiences of Marrakchi hospitality. You will find our selection of the best riads in Marrakech.
Our selection of beautiful riads in Marrakech was not the easiest. There are many charming and quality riads in the Medina and are not limited to the 10 on this list.
This selection was made without any commercial link with the establishments mentioned (apart from the Riad Vendôme & Spa, which we manage). It is there, in order to make you discover beautiful hidden residences. We have no advertorial link, namely paid advertising reportable. In addition, we do not have any commercial links of the type blog or published article referring to hotel reservation platforms paid with a commission on your reservation.
This beautiful Guest House has 6 beautiful double bedrooms and a luxurious suite, equipped with bathroom, reversible air conditioning, additional heating, hair dryer, safe, large bedding, wifi access throughout the house. With a large patio with a heated swimming pool in winter, Riad Dar Bahi offers lounges and a superb terrace with solarium.
This Guest House is made up of 10 beautiful fully equipped rooms and suites, located 100 meters from the Dar El Bacha Palace. It has a very large terrace, ideal for large groups of 20 to 30 people to organize an event. With a large patio with its swimming pool, Spa and a Jacuzzi on the RoofTop.
Riad Yasmine is an 8 bedroom boutique hotel located in the heart of Marrakech in the medina. Let yourself be guided by the cool corridor leading to the traditional patio. You will be enveloped by this luminous and calm atmosphere where only the chirping of birds disturb the silence. Throughout your stay in the city, Riad Yasmine will be your haven of peace, a timeless cocoon preserved from the effervescence of the medina.
Located in the center of the Medina of Marrakech, Dar Kawa was built at the beginning of the 17th century and was a religious building. It was Valerie Barbowski who imagined this house, she knew how to preserve its tranquility and respected traditions and know-how by working with craftsmen to keep it authentic. The riad also has a spa where the treatments provided are adapted to each person.
ANear the souks and a 10-minute walk from Jemaa el-Fna square, Riad Karmela is located in the heart of the medina, with limited access to cars and taxis. The offers a hammam and massages for your well-being. The rooms of the riad are equipped with all the comforts and a traditional Moroccan restaurant. Note the creation by the owners of Riad Karmela Princesse near the main riad.
The Riad Shanima & Spa is an 8-room boutique hotel located in the heart of Marrakech in the medina. Let yourself be guided by the cool corridor leading to the traditional patio. You will be enveloped by this luminous and calm atmosphere where only the chirping of birds disturb the silence. Throughout your stay in the city, Riad Yasmine will be your haven of peace, a timeless cocoon preserved from the hustle and bustle of the medina.
A trendy hideaway in the historic medina where Italian photographer Giovanna Cinel brings a touch of Milanese moda to a traditional Moroccan riad, with a secluded courtyard, hammam, and rooftop plunge pool. The theatrically staged patio has star inlaid tables orbiting under the fan-shaped fronds of the banana tree. In the library, a sleazy red velvet sofa invites bookworms while romantic diners retreat into the sexy shadows of the Red Room, where giant lanterns cast a brilliant shine on the polished tadelakt walls.
The riad Dar Anika in Marrakech is a luxurious and very intimate riad located in the riad zitoun district. This riad has 12 carefully decorated rooms. The riad offers a hammam and a swimming pool. You can also enjoy a large roof terrace to admire all of Marrakech. The rooms and suites are spacious, decorated with care. The outdoor spaces are sure to charm you. This riad is very romantic, treat yourself to a candlelit dinner between lovers
This superb 17th century riad in Kâat Benahid has been restored by the famous Belgian architect Quentin Wilbeaux. Sobriety and authenticity are the hallmarks of this riad: the large lush Islamic garden has been faithfully preserved, while five minimalist rooms highlight the period craftsmanship and the design of the house. This understated simplicity and respect for the architecture of the house are worn everywhere, making it a truly tranquil retreat in a dense and atmospheric part of the medina. A dream Moroccan breakfast consisting of fruits, pancakes, mountain honey and homemade jam is served on the roof terrace or on the balconies of the rooms.
The riad revolves around a large central courtyard with six orange trees standing like sentries on a manicured green lawn that looks all the more vibrant for the charcoal gray walkway that surrounds it. Like a Delacroix painting, there is a dramatic use of lighting, color, and romance in the decor that combines colonial and Second Empire furniture with an opulent effect. The patio by the secondary pool is dotted with spacious wicker loungers and features a charming orangery-bar lined with a fabulous hand-printed Zuber fresco. The 10 large rooms and suites have the same dark and romantic ambiance of the turn of the century. It is a short walk from the royal palace.