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Riad Meriem vs La Maison Arabe

Both Riad Meriem and La Maison Arabe are praised by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, La Maison Arabe scores significantly better than Riad Meriem. La Maison Arabe ranks #9 in Marrakech with recommendations from 8 sources like Fodor's, Oyster and Afar Magazine.

Riad Meriem
Riad Meriem
7 / 10
97 Derb El Cadi, Azbest, Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
From $95 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Frommer's Frommer's
"New York designer Thomas Hays has created a romantic riad where subtle sophistication prevails." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"It's especially popular with Americans, many of whom take advantage of Hays's local contacts to do some serious shopping for art and antiques."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Riad hotels... are popping up at a rapid clip in Marrakesh, so these days a property must truly be distinctive to stand out. Riad Meriem has had no problem turning heads." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
8.0
"A super chic, full-service riad from New York interior designer and photographer Thomas Hays, complete with a heated plunge pool and a spectacular terrace with a ‘tent lounge’." Full review
La Maison Arabe
La Maison Arabe
8 / 10
1 Derb Assehbe, Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
From $116 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus
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Fodor's Fodor's
"Owner Fabrizio Ruspoli created this small hotel for those craving old-fashioned charm." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"The first boutique hotel in Marrakech still holds its own against all latecomers. It has a genteel air, with a colonial bar and a garden pool."
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Though not as famous as the Mamounia, this is arguably Marrakesh’s classiest hotel, a gorgeous nineteenth-century mansion that’s been restored with fine traditional workmanship."
Star Service Star Service
"This hotel, on a tiny side street in the center of the busy medina, has roots that go back to the 1940s, when it was a posh restaurant and social center for Marrakech's expatriate community." Full review
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Be sure to enjoy one of the dadas (Moroccan pancakes) or fresh viennoiserie prepared daily by the hotel's own pastry chef.
Frommer's Frommer's
"With ivy-strewn courtyards, antique-slung corridors, and open fires crackling in cedarwood salons, La Maison Arabe is the epitome of Moroccan elegance." Full review
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