Pergola on Roof Terrace Patio First Floor


Entire home/apt

16 Guests

7 Bedrooms

8 Beds


Entire home/apt

16 Guests

7 Bedrooms

8 Beds

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About this listing

HIGHLIGHTS:
» Private rental: No other guests, just your family and friends
» 2 spectacular suites of 50m2, huge roof terrace
» 7 bedrooms, 8 beds for up to 16 persons
» Short walking distance to «Jemaa El Fna»
» Perfect birthday getaway

The space

THE HOUSE: This riad from the 17th century was recently renovated with traditional Moroccan construction techniques. Examples of Moroccan handicraft, such as Tadelakt (Moroccan wall painting technique with colors), sculpted plaster and wooden ceilings are found in every room. Lamps, furniture, mirrors, bedspreads, curtains, etc. found in the riad have all been crafted by Moroccan artisans, some of them living next door.

PRIVACY: When you rent our riad you always book the entire house. There will be no other guests, just you and your family and friends.

RENT: The rental price includes the exclusive use of the entire house and cleaning upon your departure. We provide bed sheets, towels and usual amenities such as hairdryers. There is a French/English-speaking caretaker. She is available any time during your stay to assist you and make sure you are enjoying your vacation.

HOUSEKEEPER: A French and English-speaking housekeeper has a bedroom in the house. He has his own entrance to the house but he shares the staircase. He is available any time during your stay to assist you and make sure you are enjoying your vacation. A French-speaking cleaning-lady comes in regularly to clean the main areas and, if you wish, can also clean the bed rooms at no extra costs.

ROOMS: The total surface of the house is about 400m2 and it can accommodate up to 16 persons in 8 beds. The dining room, a large kitchen, a Moroccan chill out area (bouh) and two bedrooms are located on the ground floor. Two large suites of about 50m2 and a large bedroom are on the first floor, while an apartment with two bedrooms is located on the roof terrace. Each bedroom and suite has its own bathroom and is equipped with reversible air-conditioning.

BEDROOMS FIRST FLOOR:
Suite Safran: one double bed (160cm × 200cm)
Suite Cannelle: two double beds (160cm × 200cm and 140× 200cm)
Room Paprika: one double bed (160cm × 200cm)

BEDROOMS GROUND FLOOR:
Room Oranger: two single beds (90cm × 200cm) that can be merged to a double bed (180cm × 200cm)
Room Olivier: one double bed (160cm × 200cm)

BEDROOMS ROOF TERRACE:
Two bedrooms each with a double bed (160cm × 200cm and 160cm × 200cm). The two bedrooms of the roof terrace have only one bathroom with shower. The bathroom is not closed and the access is from one of the bedrooms. Ideally, the two bedrooms are occupied by persons who know each other well.

LIVING OUTDOOR: a large patio with two fountains and four orange trees occupies the ground floor. On the first floor, there is a chill out balcony with a view on the patio. On the top floor, the large roof terrace of about 200m2 is the best place to enjoy the sunshine during the day and the deliciously breezy evenings of Marrakesh. This is a place for relaxation and meditation, where you can watch dozens of storks nesting on the nearby walls of the «Palais Badii». All plants found on the terrace and in the patio are typical of Morocco. The house is the home of bougainvillea, hibiscus, cactuses, orange trees, laurels and palms trees.

ARRIVAL BY CAR: The house is located in the old town of Marrakesh and there is no direct access by car. After booking, I will send you information about a guarded parking nearby.

ARRIVAL BY PLANE/TRAIN/BUS: We can pick you up at the airport, the train station, or the bus station. A transfer costs 15€ for or up to 7 persons. Ask for the price if you are more than 7 persons.

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE: Our house is available from 1600 on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 1000 on the day of departure. If possible, though, this will be flexible depending on your final flight arrival and departure times.

INTERNET ACCESS: Free Internet access through a Wi-Fi connection is available.

BREAKFAST: We will be happy to serve you a delicious Moroccan breakfast for a small fee. Each breakfast (fresh orange juice, Moroccan crepes, fruits, omelets, bread, butter, jam, tea and coffee) costs 5€ per person and is served on the roof terrace or in the patio.

DINNER: For the first evening, we recommend you have dinner in the riad to spend a relaxing first evening in Marrakech before exploring the sometimes overwhelming Medina. A Moroccan dinner includes various Moroccan salads as a starter, a Tagine as the main dish, and a Moroccan dessert. The Tagine is made with beef, chicken, lam or vegetables only (you can pick one).

DAY TRIPS: We know many good drivers that can be rented for a day trip. Currently, the daily rental price for a car with driver is 130€. The car can fit up to 7 persons. Please ask us for a quote. Booking our transfer from the airport is a good way to get to know the driver and the vehicle in case you plan such a trip and want it to be arranged by us.

GUIDE: If you are interested, we can organize a guide who will help you discover the many cultural and historical aspects of Marrakech. A half-day tour costs 50€.

SMOKING: Smoking is allowed on the roof terrace and in the patio.

VISITORS: No local visitors are allowed entry to the Riad during your stay. This restriction is necessary because of the Moroccan legislation.

NEIGHBORS: It is expected that our guests do not make excessive noise that could disturb our neighbors. Furthermore, it is not allowed to be naked on the roof terrace. We also ask our guests not to unnecessarily look at the terraces and patios of the riads in the neighborhood. The roof terraces in Morocco were originally reserved for women.

NOT TO BE MISSED: walking is the best way to explore the medina (old city) of Marrakesh. Here are a few ideas of where your steps should take you:
- «Souks», 5 min walk.
- «Jemaa El Fnaa» square, 7 min.
- «Place des Épice», 10 min.
- «Place des Ferblantiers», 2 min.
- «Palais Bahia» and «Palais Badii», 3 min.
- «Musée de Marrakesh», 15 min.
- «Medersa Ben Youssef» (old Koranic university), 15 min.
- «Saadian tombs» (Kasbah area), 10 min.
- Restaurant/bar: «KosyBar» (beautiful roof terrace), 2 min.
- Restaurant: «Tanjia» (with belly dancing), 2 min.
- Restaurant/bar: «Café Arabe» (beautiful terrace), 15 min.
- Restaurant: «Terrasse des Épices» (large terrace), 15 min.

Guest access

The Riad has a fully equipped kitchen that you can use for your cooking. Nevertheless, we advice you to try Fatima’s kitchen. She can serve mealson the roof terrace or in the patio.

Interaction with guests

HOUSEKEEPER: A French and English-speaking housekeeper has a bedroom in the house. He has his own entrance to the house but he shares the staircase. He is available any time during your stay to assist you and make sure you are enjoying your vacation. A French-speaking cleaning-lady comes in regularly to clean the main areas and, if you wish, can also clean the bed rooms at no extra costs.

Other things to note

BREAKFAST: We will be happy to serve you a delicious Moroccan breakfast for a small fee. Each breakfast (fresh orange juice, Moroccan crepes, fruits, omelets, bread, butter, jam, tea and coffee) costs 5€ per person and is served on the roof terrace or in the patio.

DINNER: For the first evening, we recommend you have dinner in the riad to spend a relaxing first evening in Marrakech before exploring the sometimes overwhelming Medina. A Moroccan dinner includes various Moroccan salads as a starter, a Tagine as the main dish, and a Moroccan dessert. The Tagine is made with beef, chicken, lam or vegetables only (you can pick one).


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The space
Bathrooms: 6
Bedrooms: 7
Beds: 8
Check In: Flexible
Room type: Entire home/apt

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Extra people: $23 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: $40
Weekly Discount: 5%
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House Rules
Check in time is flexible

SMOKING: Smoking is allowed on the roof terrace.

VISITORS: No local visitors are allowed entry to the Riad during your stay. This restriction is necessary because of the Moroccan legislation.

NEIGHBORS: It is expected that our guests do not make excessive noise that could disturb our neighbors. Furthermore, it is not allowed to be naked on the roof terrace. We also ask our guests not to unnecessarily look at the terraces and patios of the riads in the neighborhood. The roof terraces in Morocco were originally reserved for women.

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE: Our house is available from 1600 on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 1000 on the day of departure. If possible, though, this will be flexible depending on your final flight arrival and departure times.


Cancellations

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Safety features
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Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher
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52 Reviews


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Danielius User Profile
April 2017
Very nice, spaciuos, clean place. Helpfull staff. We had a lovely stay.

Melanie User Profile
March 2017
One of my favorite stays, anywhere. The riad is beautiful and comfortable, with a real sense of place. The architecture and decor are so evocative of Marrakech. The rooms were spacious and inviting. Ahmed made the check in easy and arranged anything we needed. Our breakfasts were fabulous. The location couldn't be better - just off the main shopping areas of the Mellach, yet still quiet and family-friendly. We love Marrakech and we loved this riad. We would highly recommend a stay here - you will not regret - or forget - it.

Carol User Profile
March 2017
I celebrated an amazing birthday, thanks to Riad Lak Lak! The accommodations are beautiful: the food was incredible (thank you Ramassa (sp?)); & Ahmed is a gift from heaven! From the moment our van arrived from the airport, to the moment we sadly left, our comfort & enjoyment was insured by this wonderful staff. As an example...while climbing in the Atlas Mountains, one of our gusts fell & broke her ankle badly. The guide & the drivers insured her stabilized transportation to the very modern Clinic `international; and Ahmed was waiting there for them when they arrived & made trips to & from the riad to insure their comfort & safety. This is 5-plus star service from a loving group of people. Shukrun! <3

Emma User Profile
February 2017
Probably the most amazing Air B&B I have ever stayed in. We had what I can only describe as a palatial riad all to ourselves, my friend and I felt like royalty. The pictures can't even do it justice. Ahmed the housekeeper was so so sweet and helpful and accompanied us through the alleyways and to the main square every time we left Definitely get the breakfast, brillant for 5euros. The sun terrace is perfect for sunbathing. We felt so well looked after and also took up the recommended guide, who was great and super knowledgeable. We also used the drivers attached to the riad, who were much cheaper than the one time we got in a taxi and were charged double the price. Will definitely come back. AMAZING.

Brenna User Profile
February 2017
Riad LakLak lived up to the photos. It is absolutely beautiful & a wonderful spot to relax after wandering around Marrakech. Communication with Aleks & his team of Amal & Ahmed, was fantastic, which definitely takes away some of the worry when you're traveling with possible language barriers. We opted to use their arrangements for transportation services, which definitely made things very easy & relaxing. We chose to have breakfast a couple of times on the terrace, which was a great way to begin a day of exploring. Ahmed was great & made sure we all felt comfortable & welcome. Location was also great- very easy to walk everywhere from the Riad.

Elenita User Profile
January 2017
Great place! The Riad is overwhelming! Certainly not in a fancy area but we never got scared even at night. Ahmed was always there for us and that was the best about the Riad! We visit Marrakesh during their winter time so we didnt spend time at the terrace but we were gathering at the dining area every afternoon and that was really convenient for a group of 9 people. We had breakfast everyday and it was a really nice start of the day! We will definitely miss the Riad and the services Ahmed and Fatima provided! Thank you again!

Ana Liza User Profile
January 2017
A beautiful restored riad. We were a group of friends in town for the New Year and had a lovely time. The staff is very helpful and accommodating.

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Wädenswil, Switzerland · Joined in November 2011
Aleks User ProfileAleks is a superhost.

I have been in love with Marrakech, its inhabitants and Moroccan artwork for many years. The first time I was struck by the beauty of Morocco was when, after hitchhiking from Switzerland, I arrived in Tangier in 1979.
I offer for rent Swiss owned private vacation houses in the heart of the Medina of Marrakesh. With me, you always book the entire house. There will be no other guests, just your family and friends!

Ich vermiete Ferienhäuser in der Medina (Altstadt) von Marrakesch. Wenn Sie ein Riad über mich mieten, mieten Sie immer das ganze Haus. Es gibt keine anderen Gäste ausser Ihre Familie und Ihre Freunde! Alle Riads sind im Besitz von Schweizer Privatpersonen und wurden sorgfälltig mit traditionellen Methoden renoviert und sind mit modernstem Komfort ausgestattet.

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