Riad Darhani

Riads in Marrakech, Marrakech

Charming little riad in the heart of the medina with friendly staff.

ABOUT: Concealed in the medina, beside Rue de Bacha’s specialist jewellery stores and ten minutes from the Jemaa-el-Fna square, this well-run riad is charming, bijou and very relaxing.  In addition to just four rooms, the English-owned Darhani has a plunge pool and high-spec decoration blending traditional with modern.  But it’s for spaciousness that the ‘House of Tranquillity’ truly stands out, thanks to its roomy salons and a spectacular, tented roof terrace.


ROOMS: All a good size, the four rooms come with en-suite bathrooms, high ceilings, ornate Moroccan furnishings, air-conditioning, winter heating and Wi-Fi.  Three are on the first floor: a twin room and two superior double rooms, both of which have bathtubs.  A further double is located on the ground floor.


FACILITIES: The central courtyard’s plunge pool is big enough for a swim, and heated in winter.  Around it, three salons and a small music room offer curl-up options, as does that roof terrace, where daybeds and a caidal tent provide comfort for sunbathing, sunset-watching, snoozing or stargazing.  If ordered in advance, Moroccan or Western-style dinners – including vegetarian options – may be taken either up there, amid the plant-lined courtyard or within an elegant dining room. 

EXTRA INFO:  Spa treatments and massages can also be requested via reception.  Including breads, fruits, pancakes and yoghurts, the free breakfasts change daily, keeping things fresh.


For your Marrakech riad holiday at the Riad Darhani, call us on 0207 112 0019 to discuss your plans.

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Riad Darhani Reviews

A wonderful place.

Riad Darhani – A wonderful place.  All staff there were delightful and very, very helpful and generous with support; we were given a phone to use in case we got lost. The meals were delicious. Omar petitions the service of a local vendor (the gent whose “shop” is at the start of the alleyway into the riad) to cart luggage (a wonderful service).  Having him there worked well in several ways – his shop became our visual geographic marker for finding our way “home,” he greeted us when coming & going from the riad, and when asked, he led us to nearby restaurants.  We would happily return to Darhani and would recommend it to others.

who stayed here in April 2014.

Just right!

Just right - quiet - peaceful - attentive discrete staff - couldnt be more helpful - and wonderful breakfasts.

who stayed here in April 2013.

Riad Darhani, Marrakech has been rated 2 times, with an overall rating of 5.00 out of 5.

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