I recently visited Marrakech on business and was delighted to stay at Riad Laksiba! It was the perfect setting for my first time in Morocco, and played a highly integral part in making it one of my favorite business trips ever!
To say it was just a great place to stay is to downplay Riad Laksiba’s role in a true Moroccan experience. Not only was home authentic and beautiful, but the staff was professional, friendly, and helped shape my visit into an amazing memory. The owner Simon and his family graciously welcomed me into their home and were a wealth of knowledge of the culture and area.
Riad Laksiba is the perfect retreat to come home to after a long day exploring Marrakech and all that it has to offer. Sit by the pool and enjoy the sounds of running water and birds chirping, or head up to the terrace for some sun; either way it is peaceful, serene, and just the perfect place to stay when visiting Morocco!
I had the most wonderful stay at Riad Laksiba. It's a beautiful place to escape the madness of Marrakech and the guys looking after us couldn't have been lovelier or better hosts. Clean and comfortable rooms, the roof terrace and fabulous breakfasts made the Laksiba the perfect place to stay and I'd recommend it to anyone going to Marrakech. It really felt like a home from home for the duration of my stay, albeit a much more luxurious and beautiful one!
Riad Laksiba exceeded all expectations in terms of decor, atmosphere and facilities. The staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful, the central courtyard is beautiful and peaceful, the breakfasts were terrific, and the rooms were stylish and comfortable. It was like a home from home (if your home is this luxurious!) and a perfect base from which to explore Marrakech. One night I didn't even bother going out as I was so happy lounging around the riad. I would unhesitatingly recommend this instead of a hotel, and would happily return.
Had a fantastic stay at Riad Laksiba - loved the Riad especially the rooftop tortoises and beautiful decor but it's the people who really made it special - the team who look after you are lovely and so helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend. Delicious breakfasts too!
I stayed here with a group of friends for 5 nights, earlier this month... We hired exclusive use of the riad and all had a fantastic and memorable time, it really was a home away from home. We had booked the whole riad, although, I would not hesitate to return and book individual rooms in it's B&B capacity, should I be travelling with a smaller group next time!
The riad is just inside the walls of the Kasbah district of the medina, therefore, greatly located for easily grabbing cabs (and horses and carriages!) to and from the riad which was a great bonus.
The riad is impressive with an old world charm, somehow managing to be both cosy and spacious at the same time. I organised the trip and my friends were all very impressed with my find!
The staff at the riad were the icing on the cake for us, Adil,
Abdo and Abdelhamid were all lovely guys, brilliantly friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble... and thank you too, to the beautiful Nadia and Raja for their wonderful breakfasts, they have ruined french toast/eggy bread forever for me though as any I have now will never be as good as theirs! ... And talking of cake, I was presented with a beautiful birthday cake for my 40th birthday celebration which was a fantastic surprise! :)
We ate at the riad on our first night, which was great and a perfect first night decision after our travels! We had 2 vegetarians in the group and a veggie/coeliac, nothing was a problem and the guys even helped us by writing out an explanation in Arabic for my coeliac friend to take with her to restaurants.
Booking the Riad was such an easy process, Simon the owner is English and is, again, brilliantly friendly and helpful and quick to respond to emails and all queries.
I could go on and on about how much we enjoyed our stay at Riad Laksiba... I would recommend... in fact I would INSIST that you stay at Riad Laksiba if planning a trip to Marrakech! NOT TO BE MISSED! :)