Riad Ariha

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Suite (Jacaranda) | Terrace/patio

Overview of Riad Ariha

Riad Ariha

3.0 star property
3-star riad with indoor pool, near Jemaa el-Fnaa

8.6/10 Fabulous

69 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Derb Ahmed el Borj 90, Kaa Sour, Marrakech, 40000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Steam room
  • 24-hour room service
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Babysitting
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Medina
  • Jemaa el-Fnaa - 15 min walk
  • Majorelle Gardens - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Menara Airport (RAK) - 26 min drive
  • Marrakech Central Station - 21 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Riad Ariha

3-star riad in the heart of Medina
Close to Jemaa el-Fnaa, Riad Ariha provides free continental breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a rooftop terrace. For some rest and relaxation, visit the Turkish bath/hammam or steam room, and indulge in a body wrap, a manicure/pedicure, or a massage. The onsite restaurant, Riad Ariha, features Moroccan cuisine. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a library and dry cleaning/laundry services.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An indoor pool
  • An indoor/outdoor pool, luggage storage, and multilingual staff
  • Concierge services, a front desk safe, and a porter/bellhop
  • Smoke-free premises, a 24-hour front desk, and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the dining options and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Riad Ariha have thoughtful touches such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and air conditioning. Guests reviews speak well of the comfortable rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Egyptian cotton sheets and cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and showers


Arabic, English, French, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from noon - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Up to 3 children (1 year old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast
  • Babysitting*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Offsite parking nearby (MAD 70 per day)


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 5 AM–1 PM
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1890
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • An indoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include body wraps, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.


Riad Ariha - This restaurant specializes in Moroccan cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MAD 198 per vehicle (one way)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for an extra charge


  • Parking is available nearby and costs MAD 70 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts major credit cards.

Also known as

Ariha Marrakech
Riad Ariha
Riad Ariha Marrakech
Riad Ariha Hotel Marrakech
Riad Ariha Hotel Marrakech
Riad Ariha Riad
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Riad Ariha Riad Marrakech

Frequently asked questions

Does Riad Ariha offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Riad Ariha does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at Riad Ariha?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Riad Ariha?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Riad Ariha?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is MAD 198 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Riad Ariha?
You can check in from noon - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Riad Ariha?
No, this riad doesn't have a casino, but Casino de Marrakech (19-min drive) and Le Grand Casino de la Mamounia (20-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Riad Ariha and nearby?
Riad Ariha has an indoor pool and a steam room, as well as spa services.
Are there restaurants at or near Riad Ariha?
Yes, Riad Ariha offers Moroccan cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Dar Yacout (4-min walk), I Limoni (5-min walk), and Le Jardin (6-min walk).
What's the area around Riad Ariha like?
Riad Ariha is in Medina, a short 15-minute walk from Jemaa el-Fnaa and 8 minutes' walk from Dar el Bacha Palace.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



2/10 Poor

Place closed! Beware! Under refurbishment!
Cicero, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent riad in the Medina
We had a great stay in this Riad! Excellent service all around, from the communication to the airport transfers, receptionist help, breakfast, and cleanliness. Everyone we talked to was very pleasant and the room was just what we needed for a quick visit to Marrakech. Would definitely stay again. Great location in the Medina.
Sarah, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Abdo was a perfect host. Very helpful and friendly. Great, authentic Riad.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A Post-Colonial Oasis of Pleasure and Fantasy
A French-owned establishment, Riad Ariha in the old medina of Marrakech is an unforgettable oasis if one longs for contemplation, warm hospitality, and sunshine. After knocking the brass handle of the ornately carved black door, Abdo greeted me and led me to a bright and serene courtyard framed by bougainvilleas and shielded by three white fabric panels; a small fountain and pool of water emerged as well. He served me with Moroccan tea and cookies as I wrestled with the next decisions to make: Relaxing or Oriental massage for 60 minutes, Hammam with scrub, or Pedicure—they offer these and many other spa services at the comfort of your room. My exploration of this oasis took me to its roof, passing a lounge upholstered in white. The noon sun made everything exceedingly vivid: the cobalt blue pots, the blue sky above, and the terra cotta dome. But it was my room that told me I had arrived. Wearing my blue caftan and forking my vermicelli with chicken and apricots in bed which they served, the spirit of Henri Matisse's Luxe, Calme et Volupté sums my little oasis in this uncanny post-colonial world of pleasure and fantasy. Riad Ariha is a wonderful place to retreat solo or with dear friends for a night or a week, and Abdo and Khalid will take care of you as soon as you arrive at the Sidi ben Slimane gate of the medina. From there, you meander the cobblestoned alleyways, circumambulating a mosque and passing a hammam and the 17th-century Dar Zellij restaurant on your right. Voila!
Pearlie Rose, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Beware!!! Took money for service not provided
We paid 15 euros to Riad Ariha for taxi to airport. Waited for taxi, when it had not arrived 10 minutes after arranged tie, we found another taxi to take us to airport, and of course, needed to pay this driver as he was not affiliated with Riad Ariha. Riad Ariha promised to reimburse us for taxi we paid them for, however, 3 months and over 20 PayPal requests later, still no reimbursement. Poor customer service, dishonest, scam. Have read other reviews with similar issues. Wish I had seen before I gave them my money. Buyer beware!
Jo Ann, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I thoroughly recommend this riad and especially I should like to thank Khaled the Reception Manager for his coutesy
3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic employees and beautiful Raid.
The Raid was perfect and the service was wonderful. The road to the raid can be overwhelming but the staff are more then happy to meet you at the taxis station to walk with you. They also offered us a mobile (cell) phone to contact them if we need anything: overall amazing accommodation
Roberto, 5-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very Good

Host was so accommodating & nice. It was great location & out of the noise & hussle and bustle.
Natasha, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Small riad, a little hard to find
It’s a small riad in Sidi Bin Slimane region of the old town, pretty hard to find in the beginning, you need to work well with the maps. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. Abdul is a very kind and thoughtful man, he gave us his umbrella for the rain and he walked us to our taxi at 3 a.m. The accomodation is not the best but it’s very clean and tidy at all times. The water was spilling all over the bathroom floor when we showered, a curtain would work. The breakfast is not very satisfying, I must say. There should be more cheese, both the measure and the variety, some olives and charcuterie might be nice as well. Be sure to plan your stay generously for the length of time you’ll be in Marrakech as they didn’t accept the Expedia price when we had to prolong our stay.
3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous Riad!
Such an amazing Riad, the staff were attentive, friendly, happy to help no matter the time. It is located just outside the main market but not too close that the noise drifts in. Will recommend them a hundred times over. Ensure you eat at least once at the Riad as the home made food is amazing! If you can book the larger rooms, we had the Jacaranda room which was large, spacious comfortable and just amazing!!
Shannon, 4-night romance trip
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