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Riad Papillon

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We could not recommend this riad more and had a really fantastic visit. Zohair was an unbelievably kind and caring host, who gave us valuable recommendations locally, and chatted to us with genuine interest about our visit to Marrakech. A huge thank you to everyone at the riad who made our visit so enjoyable. We felt safe, at home, the...

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were part of a larger group who stayed at the Adore nearby. Attentive staff who would be there to let you in and out as needed, so very secure. Refreshments also offered throughout the day. Very quiet inside the Riad so good to get away from the hustle of the nearby souks

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Staying at Riad Papillon was one of the best decisions we made about our trip to Morocco. The Riad is beautiful and the staff are more than helpsom and welcoming. A special thanks to Badar, who went above and beyond what could be expected. I would recommend this place to anyone travelling to Marrakech.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Good location-very central. Nice rooms. Small boutique place. Good hospitality. Riad is down a dark alley so good to be aware when arriving late at night. Probably better for couples/families. Nice food, but somewhat pricey.

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Thank Claire C
lucieaw, Owner at Riad Papillon, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review and I am really pleased that you enjoyed being right in the center of Marrakech. It really is very handy being so close to the souks and to the taxis. I am really pleased that you liked our rooms and hospitality. Our staff are really great and we are very lucky that they care...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 wonderful night in this nice Riad. The place is very central just few meters from the souk. Zued (I hope to write his name right) made our stay comfortable. He advised, solved and offered his help always with a smile and discretion. He is a good manager, an added value for this Riad. Thank you Zued!

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lucieaw, Owner at Riad Papillon, responded to this review

Hi Alessio! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Riad Papillon. I am so glad that you had such a wonderful time with us. Yes we are very lucky to be so well located. We have the best of all worlds being so close to the centre of the medina, near to great restaurants and two minutes...

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great riad minutes away from the souk, such a gem. The host/guardian bader was amazing from start to finish, I was staying there on my own and my girl friends a couple of minutes away he would always look after them with plentiful mint tea and gorgeous biscuits as well walking them home at night, he was always welcoming and...

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lucieaw, Owner at Riad Papillon, responded to this review

Hi ellie! Thanks so much for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. I am so pleased that you were so impressed by Badre- he is extremely hard working and genuinely wants to make your stay as fun and successful as possible. It's great that you were able to meet up with friends. It's one...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent three nights in the Riad and the service exceeded our expectations. We stayed in the Rose Room on the lower floor and it was perfect. The Riad is ideally situated for exploring the local markets, museums and gardens. Looking forward to returning again in the near future, it felt like a home from home. Highly...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Everything about Riad Paipillon is tasteful, from the location and decor to the staff and finishing touches. The owners have clearly taken great care to retain the moroccan charm whilst ensuring that no comfort is lacking. My bed was sooooo comfortable and nothing was too much trouble for the staff who were attentive but discrete. The loan of a local...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stay at riad papillon! Perfect hosts, excellent breakfasts, and meals (lunch or dinner) can be made to order. And it is right next to the Souks and some great cafes and restaurants, but as it is off the main streets was quiet and a good nights sleep was pretty much assured. The rooms also have air-conditioners but didn't really...

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London
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We hired the whole place for 4 nights for our group. We were 6 people in 5 rooms. The place is as lovely as it looks in the photos. All of the rooms are beautiful. Three are on the ground floor and two on the first floor - all en suite with different styles of decor and air con. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riad Papillon is a newly decorated riad in the best neighborhood of the medina Dar El Basha next to the Pasha Palace -just about 8 minutes walk to the Place J'ma el f'na. This beautiful riad has solar heating panels, beautiful dipping pool in garden courtyard, fountain on roof terrace and BBQ, TV/DVD, Ipod docking, Minibar, Contemporary colours and traditional craftsmen design. Wonderful English speaking staff- trained and experienced.Riad Papillon has several amazing zelige handcrafted tree of life tile designs which are really quite special. On the roof terrace there is a traditional tent where your dinner can be served by candlelight under the stars.Riad Papillon is a haven of tranquility with niches filled with books, fossils and buddahs on display. There really is something quite magical about Riad Papillon. ... more   less 

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Address: 15 Derb Tizougarine | Dar el Basha District, Marrakech, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $108 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Papillon 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“make sure you eat at least one dinner cooked by the staff, ask for their app so you can get interactive directions”
jampotjuju, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can hear the kitchen when on the first floor not sure if you can on the ground floor.”
DuncanW811, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“quiet hotel in a good location”
Z404BFdanm, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are very well appointed, there are three rooms on the ground floor and two on the first floor, all of similar size.”
670lindaf, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“One of the best things about our stay was that all of the rooms were of equal quality and size. Nobody had to draw "the short straw"”
Glasgow76, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
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