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Montpelier, Vermont
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at Riad Zara many different times and we just love the location and Monique, the owner. Riad Zara is a little gem of a family owned guest house in the heart of the old town of Marrakech. Rooms are super clean and each one of the room has been uniquely decorated and hand painted by local artists. The... More 

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riadzara, Propriétaire at Riad Zara, responded to this review

Nice to read your enthousiasm ; my english is not so good to express its so nice feeling that you have leaved here... The great emotion which, at each of your stays, envelops us all ... Your curiosity, your respect have seduced all those who, with me, have so much pleasure to make you discover, appreciate all these little "riens"... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Riad in October for 3 nights.. we were greeted by Kim who from the start was very polite friendly and attentive. Her husband Michel was a proper gentleman. They welcomed us with open arms and helped us find our way around. The Riad itself is stunning.. like a fairytale castle.. so much detail... More 

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riadzara, Propriétaire at Riad Zara, responded to this review

A big and kind thank you to both of you for appreciating the kindness and dedication of Kim, Michel and Jamila to whom, in all serenity, I entrusted Riad Zara in my absence. Thank you for this testimony that goes "right to our hearts"; You join the many guests that we will always be delighted to receive again ... More 

Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to point out that none of the bad comments are true. This December I'll stay for 4th time in this Riad. Never left disappointed or felt uncomfortable in this place. I think these bad opinions were written by people who never read accurately the description of this guest house as well as the location. I can highly recommend... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was fines, clean and service every day, delicious breakfast, easy to find and conveniently located Kim was great friendly with great service, she was excellent and went out of her way to welcome us and help us. We had a pleasant time good place to stay would recommend.

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1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The best part of staying here was the hospitality we received from our host Monique. She made our stay so enjoyable. She has so much knowledge of the area, giving us tips on where to go and what to do, helped us with all our question. This Raid was beautifully decorated and very clean The breakfast is was amazingly delicious... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at Riad Zara for 3 days. The riad is amazing, beautifully decorated with lots of lovely details. We enjoyed the room, especially the nice big shower. At night the little pool in the courtyard is illuminated which makes a very cozy atmosphere. Monique was lovely, we felt very at home. She is happy to help... More 

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riadzara, Propriétaire at Riad Zara, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments ; Guests as each of you two help me every day to do my best to give satisfaction and take pleasure in welcoming each and every one. Great success to you both and hope to see you ... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had a truly happy time staying at Riad Zara. Monique unfortunately wasn't there when we stayed but had left the Riad in the care of her friends Kim and Michel, who were the best of hosts. Although our inbound flight was delayed for around an hour, they stayed up to welcome us and provide a light meal. Throughout our... More 

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riadzara, Propriétaire at Riad Zara, responded to this review

Regardless comfort to discover your satisfaction. Even away from Riad Zara, I heart that everything is well pass ; Kim and Michael are wonderful assistants and I thank you on their behalf. Memories, sensations, smells, pleasures : Morocco is in your home now. Have nice time Monique More 

San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am a travel writer and this by far is the worst experience I have ever had! I asked Monique if I could rent the entire riad out for myself and a group of friends for 10 days. In exchange for a minor discount, I told her I'd write an article about her riad. The description I saw before I... More 

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En réponse au présent avis, nous apportons notre récit. La proposition acceptée et payée par Mlle H@ynes concerne la mise... More 

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Riad Zara is a beautiful spot to use as a base for exploring the Medina and Marrakech. The location is outside of the center, which makes it a great way to get a feel for the old part of the city and experience a more local vibe. Still, it is only about a 15-minute walk to Jemaa El Fna market... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Monique made my trip to Marrakesh easy and enjoyable. Incredibly good value. Amazing home cook food. Highly recommended. Monique explained how to find my way, where are the best places to visit and eat and sit and shop. So helpful. Just what you need in a foreign country when experiencing severe culture shock.

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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"If you look only for authenticity, Riad Zara could be your place... Yes ! that is right, it is "my home" and I get great pleasure to share Zara's home, a guest house somewhere in the Medina... A home from home, Riad Zara, a cozy restored riad, is situated in the east part of the medina, in the old Bab Aylen area. A real oasis in the middle of the "coloured" life ot the medina (old city). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Zara

Address: 294 Derb Ben Salek | Boutouil, Bab Aylen, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: €43 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Zara 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are different an unique, it depends on the necessities/preferences of the traveler”
 of 5 bubbles AnniePus, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Always ask Monique , the owner”
 of 5 bubbles lilinah, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles greenmtfamily, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The Riad's owner is very accommodating and will bend over backwards to make sure you have a good stay.”
 of 5 bubbles pjlf2015, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The room I stayed in was very tiny (because it was the only room available and we wanted to stay at this Riad - it came higly recommended). It was nice but I would suggest a larger room.”
 of 5 bubbles KathrynM161, 8 Apr 2012 | Read review
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