Riad BE is located in the heart of the medina in Marrakech. Tucked down a small alleyway, the riad is not accessible by car buta member of staff will meet your airport transfer just around the corner to escort you. Although you are mere seconds away from the hustle and bustle of the streets and souks, the riad is a tranquil paradise that feels far removed from the city.
Marrakech is famed for its riads, but Riad BE is surely one of the most beautiful places to stay in the whole city. From the moment that you enter into the tiled patio, it’s hard not to fall in love. Comfortable seating and an ornate plunge pool dominate the space with unique individual rooms opening directly onto the patio. Upstairs, on the balcony there is a small lounge area and several other rooms. Continue up to the relaxing roof terrace where you will find a hammock, swing seat, breakfast area and sunbeds set against the pink hues of the Marrakech skyline.
Number of Nights Stayed: Two
Guest Room: Tawlab
Fitness Facilities: N/A
Hotel Restaurants & Bars
Breakfast is included and a traditional three-course Moroccan dinner can be booked on request.
Although there is no specific room service available, refreshing mint tea and bottles of water are always offered and can be requested at any time to be enjoyed in your room, the patio or the roof terrace.
The attentive staff are at hand to offer tips and advice, book taxis and supply refreshments throughout your stay. All staff speak English as well as local languages.
Conclusion - Riad BE Marrakech
Riad BE is a welcome respite from the stifling heat and chaos of the souks. The beautiful tiled interior will be the envy of all your friends back home, as will the relaxing roof terrace and delicious, authentic Moroccan cuisine. The plunge pool is ideal for cooling off after a day exploring the souks and there are plenty of places to sit and relax in the evenings. Bear in mind that sound easily travels in riads and that your sleep could be disturbed by less respectful guests.
Wise Traveller Star Rating: 9/10
Booked direct: https://www.be-marrakech.com/
Emma Lavelle is a UK based writer and photographer and has her own blog Field and Nest.