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Riad Dollar des Sables is a nice traditional guest house of 6 rooms ( 3 doubles, 2 twins and a very romantic Suite for two and can be transformed into a triple with an extra charge ). The ideal location inside the Medina ( 400 meters walk from Jema El Fnaa Square) allows you to explore the city easily. The Riad is located at the entrance of the main Souk,called "Smarinnne" and the famous Square "Jema el Fna" only at a 2 minutes walk. Upon arrival, we recommend you to book our airport pick up, especially by night , to avoid the fake guides; we can also meet you at the Square , or pick you up at the airport, for an extra charge (150 Dhirams :1or 2 guests . So don't hesitate to contact me , giving me your flight details so that I can arrange this service with my private driver.Our driver will drop you at jema el fna Square within 10 minutes, and we will be there to meet you. As soon as you get inside the House , you will be touched by the enchanting atmosphere of Riad Dollar des Sables. The whole staff is welcoming you with a smile, and a special attention : coloured candles, fresh roses petals at your feet, delicate flavor in the air and oriental music..Just to make you feel in the mood and comfortable.Passing through the corridor, you will discover the peaceful courtyard and its fountain made of traditional mosaics.On its terrace, Riad Dollar des Sables offers a relaxing and traditional Hammam ( run with wood) and massages for a very good price;First, you will be invited to share with me (Cathy) a sweet refreshing mint tea and moroccan pastries.As I'm living all year long in Marrakesh since 2006, I know quite well the city and shall be happy to share with you my experience , giving you all the useful information and good adresses to enjoy your stay .We shall give you a map to sign the main monuments to visit or restaurants around. We can also provide moroccan meals at the Riad,cooking classes ( mornings) with my cook Mouna, guided tours in your language with official guides, or excursionsinthe surroundings of the city, body treatments at the Riad provided by professionals only.
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Friendly welcome, lovely setting, great location. Would recommend the airport transfer as it would be a tad difficult to find. Breakfast simple but nice. Also - the rooftop is nice but not as appealing as it looks in the photos. Don't let this deter you...More
Date of stay: April 2018
Response from CathMarrakechmedina, Gérant at Riad Dollar Des SablesResponded 30 June 2018
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I 'm happy that you appreciated your stay at the Riad even though the Terrace looked different. I have to mention that during the last past 3 years, my Riad has been rent and managed by someone...More
pretty close to the DEF, bit hard to find. Compact rooms but softer beds than the usual riads. Breakfast pretty basic but staff all very nice and helpful. Good value for money, but no tv in the rooms in case need that.
We had a lovely stay at the Riad Dollar Des Sables. The staff are really attentive and happy to help if you need it, but also happy to give you your privacy. One thing that stuck us was just how quiet it is in the...More
Just finished a 3 night stay here, the staff were super friendly and exceptionally accommodating. They can help organise day trips, henna, hammam experiences, etc., which was really handy. The rooms are really nice and traditional looking, and the central courtyard and roof garden are...More
Stayed for 5 days at Riad Dollar des Sables and overall had a wonderful time.
Probably the best part was the fantastic service. Mohammed was wonderful at negotiating an airport shuttle, thus avoidng me the unfortunate experience of haggling with the infamously sketch Marraketch taxis....More
The streets are too small for cars, when I stayed here I organised for a taxi from the airport which takes you to the city. Then a guy with a cart will meet you and take you and your bags the rest of the way, it was pretty... More
The streets are too small for cars, when I stayed here I organised for a taxi from the airport which takes you to the city. Then a guy with a cart will meet you and take you and your bags the rest of the way, it was pretty easy (YMMV).
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"Great nights sleep if you don't stay in the suite off the courtyard!!"