About this listing
A heaven of tranquility in the Medina of Marrakesh. Escape the noise and bustle after a day in the souk and relax in a beautiful and calm riad, renovated and decorated in a typical Moroccan style.
Situated in one of older districts of the medina of Marrakesh, built in a traditional Moroccan style, Riad Sophora is a beautiful private house. Riad Sophora is within 15 minutes of the world famous Jamma El Fna, a walk taking you through the tortuous and animated streets of the medina. Situated in a popular and lively district, Riad Sophora is a real haven of peace.
The house is composed of a shadowed courtyard with a small refreshing pool, a sitting area and a small table for a romantic meal. A separate dining room, a living room, a kitchen and guest toilets are also on the ground floor. On the first floor you will find three bedrooms sleeping two each. Two have their on-suite showers, one has also a toilette in the on-suite. There is a separate toilette on the first floor as well.
The spacious private terrace is ideal for sunbathing, taking drinks and enjoying the superb climate of Marrakesh.
During your stay you will be attended to by Fatima. She looks daily after he house. She will also change your linen and towels once a weeks if you stay longer than a week. Fatima can help you to find your way in the Medina of Marrakesh.
Fatima offers to take care of your meals, if you wish so. She can prepare breakfast at the time suitable to you, and according to your wishes in the dining room, in the patio or on the terrace. Traditional Moroccan breakfast is copious and consists of delights of the Moroccan gastronomy. Fatima also proposes you evening meals composed of a choice of starters, of a typical dish and dessert. Products for the meals are bought fresh very day on the market. Meals are to be booked in advance with Fatima and paid directly to her.
We offer free WIFI in the house. Fatima will give you the access code with pleasure.
We can arrange transfers from the airport to the house with one of our trusted drivers. You can pay the transfer costs to him directly.
We allow you to smoke in the house, but only in open spaces and not the bed rooms, living room and dining room.
You have access to the small pool in the courtyard of the house. Please supervise your children as the pool does not have a child security.
Bab Aylen is the oldest part of the Marrakech medina. It is not touristic and you will enjoy the daily life of the inhabitants. It is a lively area with many market stalls, small shops and street vendors.
We are happy to welcome you in our house. Please respect the decorations and furniture of the house.
Please be careful with drinks, food, cigarettes and candles. It is in your interest to keep everything safe.
For safety reasons, do not let children without supervision around the pool.
We will ask you for a deposit of the equivalence of CHF 250. This amount, which is reimbursable at the end of your stay, shall be given in cash or cheque to Fatima.
About the Host, Sibylle
I and my daughter Sophie are happy to open to you our house in Marrakech. Marrakech will transport you with its flavours, colours, and different life style.
Riad Sophora is my refuge where I can relax, and tank energy. I hope that you will feel the same positive energy in my house.