REVIEWS

FARAH

April 18, 2019

A lovely, peaceful and clean space - a real oasis in a perfect, central location with a roof garden! The rooms are gorgeous and the staff lovely too. Just brush up your French!

Jo, UK

August 21, 2019

Excellent location, literally in the middle of JamiElFana. We had the entire place to ourselves. The workers were very accommodating and friendly. The pool is very small but was still thoroughly enjoyed by the kids. This isn't a 5* hotel but an authentic stay whilst in Marrakech. Great experience!

Osman, London, UK

February 05, 2019

We had a wonderful stay at Riad Farah. The location is perfect, you can walk everywhere and rarely need to get in a car. For the price, the number of rooms (and bathrooms) you get, the amazing service, wonderful breakfasts, and location is really incredible. I will say that some of the bathrooms are a little more rustic than I anticipated, with the showers right next to the toilet and no wall between, so just be aware of that. But as long as you set your expectations, that you’re not staying at a five star hotel but rather a home, you will be very happy. It’s a beautiful riad, such a unique place and a cultural experience, and we would stay here again in a heart beat. The staff took such good care of us, from cooking amazing food to organizing transportation to even letting one of our group store his bags for an extra day — we can’t thank them enough for their hospitality. Highly recommend!

Cara, USA

January 16, 2019

My 8 American friends and I stayed here for 4 nights, and Aziza and their staff made sure that we were accommodated with everything we needed. We arranged to have a meal prepared upon arrival, after they sent drivers to wait for us at the airport. Our arrival went very smoothly. The airport drivers brought us to the grocery store by our request on the way in to pick up snacks and drinks for our stay, and our dinner which included a birthday cake for dessert was utterly amazing, and so nice to be able to just spend the evening at the riad while we got acclimated with our surroundings. To be fair, we did experience quite a culture shock when we arrived when we had to walk through the very busy market with all of our bags to get to the riad. This riad is dead center in the market area--there is no way to get there except by foot, so it is probably a 10 minute walk. Just be prepared for that, because we weren't quite ourselves upon arrival. That said, the riad staff sent a local with a cart to assist us to the riad, and the location was great to be able to walk everywhere in the Medina. In retrospect, it all went off without a hitch, we just weren't quite mentally prepared for all of the hecticness of getting in. The riad is beautiful, and we really felt immersed in the culture of Marrakech throughout our stay. The rooms all had their own bathrooms--some better than others. The staff cleaned and made the beds every day and provided delicious breakfasts. On the first day, we asked that they prepared some eggs in addition to the delicious orange juice, fruits, jams, coffee, tea, and breads, and they continued to do so every day for us. They were so sweet and we absolutely loved them. The beds were comfortable, and the showers were hot. Our stay was in January so it cooled down quite a bit at night. The rooms can get a little chilly, but they provided plenty of blankets, and each room has it's own heating unit which helped take the bite off. Keep in mind that as with all things, you get what you pay for. By no means is this the Four Seasons Hotel if that's what you're looking for. But for the price, it truly doesn't get any better than Riad Farah. We would come back in a heartbeat if our travels ever bring us back to Morocco.

Meghan, Indianapolis, USA

November 14, 2018

The riad is extremely pretty and looked exactly the same as shown from the photos. Aziza, the manager, was very helpful and made sure our check in was smooth and our stay was comfortable. Would definitely recommend my friends!

Lin Thu, London, UK

September 13, 2018

To start with the booking confirmation, Karim has been very prompt with his responses and had answered many of our questions which was very useful for our trip planning. Secondly, the riad is well located. It is very close to the Jemaa el-Fna and within walkable distance to other tourist spots. Moreover, the riad was well decorated with a Moroccan flavour. It also had abundant space for us to chill and relax which was great. We would recommend Karim’s place to anyone who wants to live like a local while they visit Marrakesh.

Roger

December 20, 2018

We were 18 students staying at the Riad for 5 nights, and the place was just so nice and everything lived up to our expectations. The staff was very welcoming and professional, and helped us with all transport and excursions during the trip. Truly recommend staying here if you are a big group looking for an awesome experience in the heart of Marrakech!

David, Stockholm, Sweden

December 11, 2018

We had a very enjoyable stay there were eighteen of us to cater for but Aziza and staff did a wonderful job and the food was great. Nice central location would definitely recommend.

Michael, Skenfrith UK

October 05, 2017

« We descended upon Riad Farah in a group of TWENTY for my birthday, No easy feat to manage for any host! And we arrived in waves. Karim and his house team were incredibly attentive to all and worked overtime to schedule all the various transport needs and answer all our group's questions. The house manager Aziza is a warm, loving hostess and went the extra mile, even connecting me with a tailor to have a couture caftan created. Unbelievable experience! The feast we arranged on our first night was one of the most delicious meals we had in our entire multi-stop, 12 day trip and I only wish we had taken advantage of more in house meals. The location is so incredibly located, 2 minutes to Jemaa El Fna square with easy access to taxis to the new city and Palmeraie, and 2 minutes deeper into the medina maze for hours of wandering. I wish we could have stayed even longer, and we all long to return again. » 

Niki from Boulder, Colorado, USA

September 14, 2017

« We were a family of six and stayed at the Riad Farah for 3 nights. We're glad we chose the Riad over a regular hotel as we got to see and experience the true Moroccan culture. » 

Iram from New-York, USA

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