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Riad Zelda-Arabian Chic

Riad Zelda-Arabian Chic

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

This 19th-century riad('house-garden' in Arabic) is a calm, refreshing and soothing oasis tucked away quietly in the middle of the magical chaos of the Marrakesh Medina! Very large riad in the New Moroccan Style: a subtle mix of pure, sleek architecture, but utilizing the amazing Moroccan artisanship: precious woods, irons and silks.The riad is lovely, with a heated pool and large jacuzzi on the terraces overlooking the entire Medina(historic city center) and the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.

Amenities

Spa
Wireless Internet
Dryer
Laptop friendly workspace
Shampoo
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 9AM
Self check-in with building staff

Availability

55 Reviews

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Jahmelia User Profile
Jahmelia
May 2018
I had a lovely 4 night stay at Dar Zelda. The staff is absolutely committed to making you feel at home. I would stay here again and I am even thinking about bringing future retreat guests to stay here.
Brandon User Profile
Response from Brandon:
Thank you, Jahmelia, for your very kind commentary for the riad. PLEASE return again soon!
May 2018
Natasha User Profile
Natasha
April 2018
We had the best stay at Riad Zelda!! We arrived late on a Saturday evening and didn’t want to cross to the other side of the Médina for our originally booked dinner so Jamal made us feel right at home and brought out a huge homemade couscous which we ate on the terrace with the p…
Rowena User Profile
Rowena
April 2018
A lovely riad with great roof space, breakfast, rooms, and Manager Jemal. Not sure whether Brandon is actually in residence much, we didn’t see him at all and didn’t realise that he didn’t live there. Manager Jamal was lovely and gave us local insider tips, queue beating tips for…
Brandon User Profile
Response from Brandon:
Rowena was a lovely guest. Unfortunately she didn't obviously read: "Details for Arrival" on the Airbnb website for this riad. If she had, she would know about the taxi dropping you as close as possible, 250 meters from the riad. Photos of the riad are always well-noted for accuracy on all of our Airbnb commentaries, so please reconsider this unjust review for accuracy. Also reading a guide before coming to the Medina is always a wise thing to do before visiting any foreign country. Unfortunately the Moroccan sexually-frustrated men can be annoying. Sorry, but this is well-explained in guidebooks on Marrakech and Morocco in general!
April 2018
Jennifer User Profile
Jennifer
April 2018
We loved our stay at Dar Zelda! The location was close to everything but once inside was relaxing and quiet. We loved eating on the terrace and all of the meals were delicious. Jamal and Adil were incredible hosts and we were upgraded to a suite which was a nice surprise. Thank y…
Ryan User Profile
Ryan
April 2018
We only stayed there for a night, but the property is at a good location and very well maintained. The property manager, Jamal, was very helpful on giving local tips and the hospitality was excellent. The rooftop also offers an excellent sunset view overlooking the city. A light …
Evan User Profile
Evan
March 2018
Great local Riad, Brandon and his team do an amazing job making you feel at home while taking care of meals and transportation if needed. I highly recommend.
Betsy User Profile
Betsy
March 2018
The host canceled this reservation 299 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Hosted by Brandon

Charleston, South Carolina, United StatesJoined in January 2012
Brandon User Profile
187 Reviews
Hello everybody! I was an exchange student to Britanny in France when I was 16, and never came back home to the states, having fallen in love. I spent 2 1/2 years at the American University in Paris, 1 year at l'Universite de Versailles, studied auctioneering at Sotheby's Paris, …
Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Location

Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco

The Riad Zelda is located in the heart of the historic centre of Marrakesh, close to the souks, the Place Djemaa El Fna(10 minutes), the Medersa Ben Youssef(a must to visit;in all the guides), the Mus…

Getting around

We provide transfer service with our chauffeur "door to door" from the airport, train station, etcetera. Everything worth visiting in Marrakesh is just minutes from the riad.

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