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Riad Naila - Magnificent Riad - Private Rental

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
HIGHLIGHTS: » Private rental: No other guests just your family and friends » 4 bedrooms, 5 beds, for up to 8 persons » Central location, 5 minutes to the souks » Rated excellent on Tripadvisor with more than 45 reviews PRIVACY: When you rent our riad you always book the entire house. There will be no other guests, just you and your family and friends. RENT: The rental price includes the exclusive use of the entire house and cleaning upon your departure. We provide bed sheets, towels and usual amenities such as hairdryers. There is a French/English-speaking caretaker. She is available any time during your stay to assist you and make sure you are enjoying your vacation. THE HOUSE: The riad is a Moroccan townhouse with a courtyard (patio) and a mural fountain. It was recently renovated w...HIGHLIGHTS: » Private rental: No other guests just your family and friends » 4 bedrooms, 5 beds, for up to 8 persons » Central location, 5 minutes to the souks » Rated excellent on Tripadvisor with more than 45 reviews PRIVACY: When you rent our riad you always book the entire house. There will be no other guests, just you and your family and friends. RENT: The rental price includes the exclusive use of the entire house and cleaning upon your departure. We provide bed sheets, towels and usual amenities such as hairdryers. There is a French/English-speaking caretaker. She is available any time during your stay to assist you and make sure you are enjoying your vacation. THE HOUSE: The riad is a Moroccan townhouse with a courtyard (patio) and a mural fountain. It was recently renovated with traditional Moroccan construction techniques. Examples of Moroccan handicraft, such as Tadelakt (Moroccan wall painting technique with colors), sculpted plaster and wooden ceilings are found in every room. Lamps, furniture, mirrors, bedspreads, curtains, etc. found in the riad have all been crafted by Moroccan artisans, some of them living next door. ROOMS: The total surface of the house is about 200m2 and it can accommodate up to 8 persons in five beds. The bedrooms are arranged around a courtyard (patio) and are decorated with hand carved furniture, rugs, mirrors and ornaments from the souks of Marrakech. The bathrooms are decorated using traditional Tadelakt with hand beaten copper wash basins and beautiful Moroccan lanterns. Additionally, on the ground floor, there is a dining room, a library, and a kitchen. BEDROOMS ON THE FIRST FLOOR: Jasmin with a double bed (160cm×200cm) and ensuite bathroom Figuier with a double bed (160cm×200cm) and ensuite bathroom Bougainvillée with a double bed (140cm×200cm) and ensuite bathroom BEDROOMS ON THE GROUND FLOOR: Cannelle with a single bed (90cm×200cm) and ensuite bathroom Orangier with a single bed (90cm×200cm), this bedroom is small and has no bathroom LIVING OUTDOOR: a courtyard (patio) with a mural fountain occupies the ground floor. On the first floor, there is a chill out balcony with a view on the patio. On the top floor, the large roof terrace of about 100m2 is the best place to enjoy the sunshine during the day and the deliciously breezy evenings of Marrakesh. This is a place for relaxation and meditation. All plants found on the terrace and in the patio are typical of Morocco. The house is the home of bougainvillea, hibiscus, cactus, orange trees, laurels and palms trees. ARRIVAL BY CAR: The house is located in the old town of Marrakesh and there is no direct access by car. After booking, I will send you information about a guarded parking nearby. ARRIVAL BY PLANE/TRAIN/BUS: We can pick you up at the airport, the train station, or the bus station. A transfer costs 15€ for or up to 7 persons. Ask for the price if you are more than 7 persons. ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE: Our house is available from 1600 on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 1000 on the day of departure. If possible, though, this will be flexible depending on your final flight arrival and departure times. INTERNET ACCESS: Free Internet access through a Wi-Fi connection is available. BREAKFAST: We will be happy to serve you a delicious Moroccan breakfast for a small fee. Each breakfast (fresh orange juice, Moroccan crepes, fruits, omelets, bread, butter, jam, tea and coffee) costs 5€ per person and is served on the roof terrace or in the patio. DINNER: For the first evening, we recommend you have dinner in the riad to spend a relaxing first evening in Marrakech before exploring the sometimes overwhelming Medina. A Moroccan dinner includes various Moroccan salads as a starter, a Tagine as the main dish, and a Moroccan dessert. The Tagine is made with beef, chicken, lam or vegetables only (you can pick one). DAY TRIPS: We know many good drivers that can be rented for a day trip. Currently, the daily rental price for a car with driver is 130€. The car can fit up to 7 persons. Please ask us for a quote. Booking our transfer from the airport is a good way to get to know the driver and the vehicle in case you plan such a trip and want it to be arranged by us. GUIDE: If you are interested, we can organize a guide who will help you discover the many cultural and historical aspects of Marrakech. A half-day tour costs 50€. SMOKING: Smoking is allowed on the roof terrace and in the patio. VISITORS: No local visitors are allowed entry to the Riad during your stay. This restriction is necessary because of the Moroccan legislation. NEIGHBORS: It is expected that our guests do not make excessive noise that could disturb our neighbors. Furthermore, it is not allowed to be naked on the roof terrace. We also ask our guests not to unnecessarily look at the terraces and patios of the riads in the neighborhood. The roof terraces in Morocco were originally reserved for women. NOT TO BE MISSED: walking is the best way to explore the medina (old city) of Marrakesh. Here are a few ideas of where your steps should take you: - Jemaa El Fnaa: Marrakesh's main square, 15 min walk - Main souks, 5 min walk - Yacout, famous restaurant, 4 min walk - Musée de Marrakesh, 7 min - Medersa Ben Youssef (old Koranic university), 7 min - Café Arabe, 7min - Terrasse des Épices (beautiful roof terrace), 7 min - KosyBar, restaurant with beautiful roof terrace, 20 min - Restaurant Tanjia, restaurant with belly dancing 20 min - «Palais Bahia», «Palais Badii» 20 min - Place des Ferblantiers, 20 min - Saadian tombs (Kasbah area), 20 min CONTACT US: If you have any questions about our riad or Marrakesh, please don't hesitate to contact us.  More
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About the Owner
Aleksander B
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
I will be your contact person before your arrival in Marrakesh. In Marrakesh, Ahmed and Amal will look after you since I will not be there myself.
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

We were a group of four women on a long weekend in Marrakesh. The riad is right in the centre of the medina and beautifully furnished with a lovely roof terrace. We were provided with a meal when we arrived and breakfast daily by the...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank JoncanBristol
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

We, two adults, went in December to Marrakech and stayed in the privately owned Riad Naila for one week. The transport from and on your last day to the Menara Airport was perfectly organized by the owner. Every morning we enjoyed an extensive breakfast with...More

Date of stay: December 2014
4  Thank Gesierich
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

After going to Europe for city breaks we decided to take the plunge and arrange a city break in Marrakech with some friends. It was the best decision as we arrived at our destination by the arranged taxi Kemal who was lovely and was delighted...More

Date of stay: March 2014
2  Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Truly a magnificent Riad!! My husband and 2yr old son and I traveled to Marrakech with another couple and their 2 children (4yrs & 2yrs). The Riad was a magical place that we all found delightful. There was more than enough room for all of...More

Date of stay: April 2014
2  Thank Kimberly K
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Our family of 7 rented the Riad Naila for four nights right before Christmas - it was our first stop in Morocco. It is a beautifully restored and maintained Dar. Abdul and his wife were there every morning. Breakfasts were sumptuous and a first night...More

Date of stay: December 2012
1  Thank ramrocha
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
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TV
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
City Getaway
Linens Provided
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LOCATION: The riad is ideally situated in the heart of the Medina of Marrakech. If you feel like shopping (and bargaining), or just watching the many artisans who work in their shops, the souks are just a few steps away. We are fortunate to have several of the best Marrakesh restaurants within minutes from the Riad: Dar Yacout, Dar Moha, Dar Zellij, Cafe Arabe and Le Foundouk. A very pleasant fifteen-minute walk through the souks leads you to the famous «Jemaa El Fna» square and a guarded car park, where you can easily get a taxi to discover Marrakesh and its surroundings, is located close by.
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NOT TO BE MISSED: walking is the best way to explore the medina (old city) of Marrakesh. Here are a few ideas of where your steps should take you: - Jemaa El Fnaa: Marrakesh’s main square, 15 min walk -Main souks, 5 min walk - Yacout, famous restaurant, 4 min walk - Musée de Marrakesh, 7 min - Medersa Ben Youssef (old Koranic university), 7 min - Café Arabe, 7min - Terrasse des Épices (beautiful roof terrace), 7 min - KosyBar, restaurant with beautiful roof terrace, 20 min - Restaurant Tanjia, restaurant with belly dancing 20 min - «Palais Bahia», «Palais Badii» 20 min - Place des Ferblantiers, 20 min - Saadian tombs (Kasbah area), 20 min
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