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Riad Kniza
Ranked #19 of 499 Hotels in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic Trip!”
Reviewed 18 March 2012

A Riad is a home, and we certainly felt at home in Riad Kniza. It is a very peaceful oasis in the middle of the noise and activity of the Medina. We loved having breakfast on the roof terrace in the sunshine every morning and the spread was so delicious we never needed lunch. We wandered around the city each morning and then returned in the afternoon to relax on the terrace with glasses of freshly squeezed orange juice. Our room was very comfortable and beautifully decorated in a traditional style and came complete with a bowl of fresh fruit. I enjoyed a visited to the hammam and a lovely massage from Syeda which I would recommend. We had several evening meals there and they were delicious and served in a really romantic environment, complete with roaring open fire and fresh roses. The staff were very friendly and attentive without being overbearing. We would like to thank Mohammed and his staff for such a fantastic holiday.

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Reviewed 15 March 2012

We stayed at the Riad Kniza for 4 nights and it was excellent in every way. We had the Yakout Suite which was lovely, with a large bathroom, wonderful ceiling above the bed, and good size TV.

Staff were excellent and nothing was too much for them, meals were served whenever we wanted and wherever we wanted - the roof terrace being a great feature.

On the day we were due to check-out, our flight wasn't until later that evening and the staff voluntarily gave us another room to stay in until it was time to leave.

Location is great, being a short 10-15 minute walk to the main square, but very peaceful in the riad itself.

Faultless, and we would certainly return.

Room Tip: Yakout Suite was lovely, and on the 1st floor, so possibly less noisy than those on the ground floor...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 March 2012

my wife and i stayed last weekend, it was our 10th anniversary and we wanted something special... we were not dissapointed... our bedroom was fabulous, and the service and staff were exceptional.... the food was also exquisite...even the owner was very polite and enquired about us.

we will return next year at the same time.... definite

thank you riad kniza !!!! XXXX

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Reviewed 12 March 2012

Riad Kniza is a beautiful small hotel that surpises you at every turn. Whether walking around from courtyard to courtyard bathed in sunlight or relaxing on the roof terrace it was all splendid.Our room was spacious and very tastefully furnished, pure comfort.

The decor throughout is exceptional and has been clearly a labour of love for the owner.

The breakfast is amazing, really challenging and such a choice. We ate in for three of our five nights and were not disappointed.

Last but no means least the staff. They were faultless, friendly, welcoming, caring and made a wonderful visit perfect. Nothing was too much trouble.Thank you we cannot wait to return.

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Reviewed 9 March 2012

After being picked up at the airport we were greeted at the Riad Kniza like old friends. Our room was so lovely and so clean with toiletries in the bathroom and roses everywhere. The four day package was excellent value and Samira, Ashraff and all the waiting staff were very helpful and professional.

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Property: Riad Kniza
Address: 34 Derb l'Hotel | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#11 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#12 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#17 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#32 Business Hotel in Marrakech
Price range (per night): $227 - $625
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Kniza 5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This perfectly located 18th-century riad has been in the Bouskri family for almost 200 years and offers the complete package of traditional architecture, authentic furnishings, exquisite cuisine and, above all, overwhelmingly hospitable service. The owner, Mohamed Bouskri, having been a guide for the rich and famous for 34 years (Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman, former US presidents and others) is a mine of information and is always glad to share his knowledge and passion of Marrakech. ... more   less 
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