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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Riad Ifoulki Marrakech
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... Some of the carvings here are not old but they are still distinctive in their style and impressive in their grandeur. Historically imposing, oversize doors had a function, now not so much but they still look good. Most in the hotel are wooden but some are faced with leather or suede and look very impressive. The hotel here has only 26 rooms, each overlooking the courtyard or pool so their views are cool, calm and classic. The pool here is right by the breakfast ...
... was in fact bang smack in the middle of the old centre. We were following the GPS directions and found ourselves in narrowing hectic busy streets when a local on a scooter offered to help, we told him where we were heading and he showed us the way. We offered him 20DH as a thank you but he wanted 50 so we settled on 40. We were not sure if we could have found our own way to the campsite until a couple of days later when we found ourselves in that part of ...
... bit and decided to then go an explore all the side streets and little shops along the way. There were tons of stores selling all kinds of clothing, jewelry, spices, etc. Lisa bought a pair of (Mick Jagger AKA MC Hammer) pants and we just explored it all. We walked towards the royal palace in hopes of walking around in the garden and around the palace but the royals actually live there so it was all closed off. We then wanted to go to another little ...
... there was certainly some pressure to buy! As a group of 8 students, the likelihood of any of us being able to afford a carpet was extremely low! However, it was certainly an interesting wee stop.
We were up early again the next day to get our bus to Essaouira, a city right on the coast about two hours from Marrakech. The drive over was interesting, lots of farmland (but all pretty dry looking), as well as passing a bike race which was ...
... been fun, except that if you accidentally let your eyes linger for just a millisecond on any item, you would be descended upon by a forceful salesman (or two), trying in every language to get some reaction out of you, some engagement. Once you had inquired about an item or a price, the pressing continued unabated so that one felt guilty to take so much time and not buy the item. As a result, we just ended up scurrying along, not stopping to linger over items we ...