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La Maison Arabe vs Riyad El Cadi

Both hotels are praised by experts. Overall, La Maison Arabe is preferred by most professionals compared to Riyad El Cadi. La Maison Arabe has a TripExpert Score of 87 with endorsements from 8 sources like Rough Guide, The Telegraph and Frommer's.

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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Riyad El Cadi
Riyad El Cadi
8 / 10
87 Derb Moulay Abdelkader, Dabachi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
From $129 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge Concierge
"A ten-minute walk from the Medina's central square, Riyad El Cadi is made up of seven traditional houses."
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"A rambling maze of a riad, it is made up of eight connected houses. It’s a beautiful place to lose yourself – admiring the collected Islamic art along the way."
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"The former home of a German diplomat who was ambassador to several Arab countries, the El Cadi is embellished with his wonderful collection of rugs and antiques."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Like a mirage in the medina's sultry heart, El Cadi refreshes the senses. Corridors graced with antique Berber kélims lead to light-filled rooms with heavenly beds, Middle Atlas carpets,..." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"A medina within the medina, this labyrinth of five riads offers unexpected delights at every turn." Full review
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