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Riad Ailen, a true Riad located in the Medina of Marrakech with pool patio

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths5
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type guest house


About the property

Patio with pool and air conditioning in every room

Ideally nestled in the Medina of Marrakech with a secure carpark 100m, starting point for excursions around the red city and point of appointment for a transfer to the main golf courses, Riad Ailen opens its doors. Our taxi drivers will accompany you to the door of Riad Ailen. Located 10 minutes from the Ben Youssef Madrasa and souks that are must for access to the Jemaa El Fna Square. This walk will allow you to enjoy the colors, scents, to find the small business .... This genuine Moroccan house listed by the Department of Moroccan tourime (44/2008) with patio pool has combined luxury, authenticity and modern comfort. The warm welcome and the family atmosphere of this charming riad meticulously restored you will live a unique moment. Possibility to rent a room or the entire Riad (5 rooms) .The rate shown is that of a double room with breakfast, it decreases according to the number of rented rooms and length of stay. If you wish to book the whole riad (5 rooms) please contact us for the price.

Possibility of half board on request. Wifi is available throughout the riad. http: // www. riad-marrakech-ailen. com /

More Details

Riad Ailen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, arabic
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018


Medina Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Building Type:
  • riad
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 5 Half Baths
  • - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet
    - toilet
    - toilet
    - toilet
    - toilet
    Salle de bains 11 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Chambre 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • 4 Double beds, 5 single beds, 1 cot. All rooms are equipped with a reversible air conditioner and bathroom with toilet and safe
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Riad Ailen, a true Riad located in the Medina of Marrakech with pool patio
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed by a homey meal, which was great after a very long travel. The rooms were so nice and very clean. Hassna helped so much with directions and making us feel welcome. She also scheduled for all taxis to train stations etc. The house is beautiful and would be fun for large group, the spaces were comfortable and the roof was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The road is beautiful and clean and super comfortable, a quiet oasis in the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. Most of all everyone was so kind and helpful, organizing taxis and picking up train tickets for us and answering all sorts of questions! It was great to have a light bite to eat in in the morning before heading out for the day.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Looking forward to returning

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Riad Ailen was one we look forward to telling our friends and family about. Our prelude to Marrakech was via email with the owner (who sadly we never got to meet) Who was readily available to help us with all information and questions we had leading up to our arrival. The owner had arranged our airport pick up (for a modest price) which allowed us an easy transition from the airport to the Medina. Our driver seemlessly transfered us over to Nieema (sorry if I misspelled) who not only would become one of our most treasured memories of the Riad experience, but guided us quickly to our new home away from home, where we were greeted by Nasleena, and while over some morrocan tea gave us all the information we would require for our time in Marrakech. The Riad itself was wonderful! Well located within (depending on physical wellness and level of patience) the central market. All 3 members of the Riad staff were always available for any questions we had, the facilities such as room quality, roof top salon, air con, and morning breakfast were excellent. We highly recomend this Riad, and are incredibly greatful for our experience overall in Marrakech.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice riad

  • 4 of 5

Dear reader,

The Riad is 20mins walk from the square as a fit 31yrs old not 15 minutes.

There is lighting at night in the streets, but it is quite limited and not to UK standards, and the whole of the medina is like this,(motor bikes drive down the streets in both directions, horses, carts, cars and people) this is a massive culture shock, you are not in the European section, but in an area with real moroccans and although near the square a small number of persons get in your face, once you leave the tourist area, everyone ignores you, this is a safe city compared to many british cities, but do learn some words of french or Arabic it is useful, polite and good to help with bargaining for items. :)

Heating was a small issue, and it was very cold at night, but plenty of sheets could be found.

The breakfast is standard, toast, pancake, and different bread sometimes, and our last day cake, but very good amounts and a lovely atmosphere, with birds visiting your table.

Communication was an issue, limited written information in the rooms in English, and no staff who could translate without some effort from both parties, but we managed.

Nayema has the strongest English of the staff. The staff need to do an induction on arrival, or have full information in English in rooms, it would help no end, I did try getting information prior to visit via e-mail, I had to write in French to get all questions answered.

I had a massive issue settling the bill, although I paid deposit using paypal, the rest of the bill I was told to pay in cash, in Euros or dirhams on the last day,they would not accept card either.

The staff, were polite, the rooms were clean, the bathroom very clean, (although there were cracks in the wall and around the sink basin). The shower was great.

The staff are friendly and trying to help, and will work hard to make your stay a happy one. I would come again, £41 for a clean double room, with breakfast is extremely good value, yes the location seems like it is a the rough bit when you arrive, but it is average once you have walked around. Communication is an issue, but is manageable. The the staff are kind, and trustworthy, the rooms are pretty and quite usable. Will definitely be using this Riad again! :)

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très bon séjour

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour dans ce charmant riad idéalement situé.

Merci au personnel pour l'accueil très chaleureux.

A bientôt.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Parfait !

  • 5 of 5

Notre séjour au Riad Ailen a été parfait de A à Z.

Appréciable pour son calme à seulement 15 min à pied de la place. Propriétaires et personnel discrets, charmants et très disponibles.

Merci pour tout .

PS : Un merci tout particulier à NaIma et delicieux son tajine de poulet!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Marrakech Menara
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Gare de Marrakech


Sea: 200 Km

Lake: 70 km

Shops: 1 Km

Downtown: 0. 1 Km


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Le tarif indiqué est celui d'une chambre, il varie en fonction du nombre de chambres réservées et de la durée du séjour.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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