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Riad Altair

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Both the staff and the venue are really quite excellent. It was conveniently situated and easy to get from and to the middle of the city and return at night without feeling at all challenged. Breakfast was superb on all days.

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Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff, specially Yasine, very kind and helpfully, room comfortable, incredible breakfast, everything looking fresh and clean. I will recommend it to some friends for sure, and if I go back to Marrakech I will be back to Riad Altair!

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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central location. Once we got our bearings it was easy to find. Not so easy the first time. Thank goodness we had a great taxi driver. Staff very helpful nothing was to much trouble. Was a bit disappointed that only soft drinks were available. But that is the same in many riads. We were offered wine when eating in.

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switzerland
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It is a nice place to stay. Calm and quiet, situated in the middle of the highlights of Marrackech (Medina, palast and gardens). Very friendly personal who is also very helpful if you need some help, good food and rooms are very clean. We stayed a few days in the Riad Altair and we have lots of good memories of...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stayed at Riad Altair for four nights in February and the service was fantastic. The staff were really friendly and helpful, and they arranged a tour to the Atlas Mountains which was the highlight of our trip. The breakfast was delicious and varied each day. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Great location to explore. Would definitely recommend.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a small Riad boutique style, very comfortable beds. Nicely located in the Medina, but close to mosque so can be noisy at 4:30am, Staff are exceptional, so friendly and helpful. Wifi ok, breakfast excellent. Would stay here again

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had the airport transfer arranged by the Riad Altair which was a great idea because Riads are often down alleyways that you may not find the first time and this Riad is not different. You are greeted always by a smiling face of one of the staff. Once inside, the beautiful courtyard is calm and has two sitting areas...

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London
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Even as you transfer from the airport you get a sense of the chaos and noise that characterises the Medina in Marrakech, but the moment you are met and taken through the back alleys to the Riad Altair you are in another world. The Riad is an oasis of calm - all noise, including the ubiquitous mopeds, was left behind...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 night at Riad Altair and had a very peaceful and tranquil stay. The staff where extremely helpful when ever I sought them out. The location of the Riad is very convenient for anyone on a short or long stay. It's very close to the Souks and other popular sights. You'll hardly need to fetch a taxi to see...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is a Riad with few rooms which adds to the very homely feel. There is a lovely roof top with a view of the Medina, the new city and also the Atlas mountains, perfect for relaxing after a hectic day. The location next to one of the oldest mosques in the Medina, is helpful for navigation when returning back...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfect for rest and relaxation … named after the main star in the Eagle constellation, Riad Altair and its devoted staff provide pleasure and tranquillity. From high on the roof terrace, You have a 360° view of the Red City, while the patio and pond are a cool oasis in the heat of the day. 6 air-conditioned rooms each with a private with safe Wifi throughout the riad. We organise private functions of all kinds (birthdays, events etc). Discreet, attentive staff to meet all needs. Elegant, restrained decor. Just by the tree-filled patio and the Plunge Pool there is a winter sitting room with an open fireplace, various summer sitting rooms, 6 air-conditioned bedrooms, and terraced sunbathing areas. We are always happy to help you explore the Red City and its surroundings.. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Altair

Address: 21, derb Zaouia | Mosquée de Bab Doukkal, Médina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: RM335 - RM514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Altair 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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