Riad Linda is proud to have been awarded Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence 2014.
If you are looking for a great place to stay with a great location 5 minutes on foot from the central Djemaa El Fna Square) then look no further. Airport transfers available.
Individual rooms are available from £55 per night ( based on 2 people) as well as exclusive riad bookings for up to 14 people. We also offer double rooms for single occupancy for £45 per night.
Riad Linda is also perfect as a special event venue.
All our rates are per room & are fully inclusive of breakfast, mint tea on arrival,housekeeping, concierge, complimentary water & free wi - fi. All our rooms are en suite with individual air conditioning / heater units.
Our riad has friendly English and French speaking staff and is perfect for women and lone travelers, couples, families and groups.
Riad Linda is a British managed, beautiful,lovingly restored, traditional house ( riad) with a courtyard garden, peacefully situated in the heart of the medina (old town), a few minutes walk away from the souks & Place Jemma el Fna, a world heritage site. Our riad is peacefully situated in a quiet residential derb (street) and in a very welcoming area. Riad Linda has a lovely courtyard garden / breakfast area, on the ground floor , a salon with comfortable seating and mosaic fountain,1 double and 1 twin / triple / quad bedroom on the ground floor. On the first floor is our spacious Douria Suite with private steam bath as well as three further double / twin bedrooms.
All our bedrooms have en suite 'European' style bathrooms with modern power showers & lots of hot water!
Our Douria Suite is a very spacious first floor suite with king size bed, comfortable seating area and fireplace, en suite bathroom & individual air conditioning / heater unit.
Our Pink Bedroom is a pretty first floor double bedded room en suite bathroom & individual air conditioning / heater unit.
Our Blue Bedroom is a a stylish first floor double / twin bedroom with en suite bathroom & individual air conditioning / heater unit.
Our Red Bedroom is a beautiful first floor double / bedroom room with en suite bathroom & individual air conditioning / heater.
Our Green Bedroom is a cosy double on the ground floor with en suite bathroom & individual air conditioning / heater unit.
Our Orange Bedroom is a spacious twin/triple / quadruple room on the ground floor with en suite bathroom & individual air conditioning / heater unit.
All beds have pure cotton sheets. All towels are supplied. There are hairdryers in all the rooms.
Traditional finishes such as tadelakt and zillege have been used throughout.
There is a large, sunny, plant filled, private roof terrace with views to the snow capped Atlas Mountains and the Koutoubia Mosque, ideal for breakfast , relaxing on sun loungers, or in our traditional Bedouin tent. Perfect for drinks in the evening whilst watching the sun go down. Our zilleges - tiled dining tables will tempt you to evenings of candle - lit dinners under a star filled African sky.
We have a private cook available to prepare delicious traditional dinners.
We can also offer cookery courses. Fadila our cook will show you how to prepare a variety of Moroccan delicacies such as different Tajines, Moroccan cooked salads, and mint tea.You will then be served the meal that you prepared! We will also accompany you to the nearby spice shops to buy all the spices needed to prepare the dishes at home. A translator (English, French and Arabic) is also available.
Our English / French speaking manager is always on hand to lend assistance and arrange transfers and excursions to make your stay in Marrakesh even more memorable. This includes treking in the High Atlas mountains( either day trips or overnight) , the beautiful Ourika Valley and also the coastal town of Essaouira ( the location of many Hollywood films).
We can also organise trips to the Sahara desert tours when you can ride camels & spend the night in an exotic Bedouin tent!
Guests can also enjoy a painting holiday at the riad. Marrakech with its vivid colours, interesting architecture and intricate decoration is a must for any artist.
We can also arrange private parties in the riad with dancers, singers & musicians. We also have our own henna artist!...Read more
Riad Linda very central location in the medina Marrakech, Morocco (Property location is approximate) ?
Additional Location Information
Riad Linda is very centrally situated in a peaceful Derb 5 minutes walk away from the main Djemma el Fna Square. We rent out individual rooms from £40 - £70 per night as well as whole riad bookings.
The Riad has been extensively renovated, yet retains many characterful features - including a beautiful plant filled courtyard garden. Traditional finishes such as tadelakt and zillege have been used throughout. Riad Linda has a beautiful courtyard dining area, bhou (salon) with fountain,6 bedrooms (all en-suite) and a steam room. There is a large private roof terrace ideal for breakfast or relaxing on sun loungers and in our beautiful Bedouin tent. Our experienced,friendly English speaking staff at Riad Linda will provide a warm welcome with mint tea, and will help to organise trips and excursions further afield, and can arrange for reputable guides help you to navigate your way through the medina. We have our own Moroccan cook available to prepare fabulous traditional 3-course evening meals in-house including tajines, couscous or mixed grills. We also cater for vegetarians and special diets.
We also offer our guests cookery lessons when you will be able to take part in a cookery workshop & learn the secrets of home cooked Moroccan food!
More About This Location
City vacations, Warm winter getaways
Nearest airport: Marrakech, 4.97 miles Nearest train station: Marrakech, 4.97 miles Nearest ferry port: Tangiers, 249.98 miles Car is not necessary
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Left on 10/16/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 16, 2012Stayed Sep 2012
My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Riad Linda Marrakech recently. Before landing at Marrakech we had been in touch with Linda herself, the owner of the riad, a Scottish lady with genuine love for Morrocco. We had requested her for a taxi to pick us up from the airport , and that proved to be a very wise move indeed. A first time visitor to this Riad, or, for that matter, to any riad in Marrakech would be well advised to arrange for a taxi to take them to their Riad since the riads are initially difficult to locate and the usual taxi drivers can overcharge you badly. The manager of the Riad received us at the main square (Medina) and escorted us to the Riad.
Riad Linda, like several other riads in that neighbourhood, is situated at the end of a series of narrow but clean lanes. The moment you enter the Riad, you arrive in a haven of peace and tranquillity compared to the hustle and bustle of Marrakech's main attraction, the Medina, which is about a five minute walk away from Riad Linda. We were welcomed with Moroccon tea by the Riad manager Raschid and his assistant Wazir. Raschid gives you all the information that you are looking for and would arrange cars for local sightseeing or day trips from Marrakech. The Riad has a small but beautiful central courtyard surrounded by rooms on the ground floor and first floor. The Riad has been lovingly restored in traditional Moroccan style. Still, the rooms have all modern amenities like air-conditioning, hot/cold shower, western style toilets and very comfortable beds. Breakfast is had in the central courtyard and is served with great affection and care by the staff. They are ready to prepare eggs according to your choice and serve hot local pancakes with honey which are a delight to eat.
Riad Linda is very reasonably priced and is well worth the money. We would like to congratulate Linda and her staff for the excellent service they are rendering.
Thank you very much for your very kind review. it was a pleasure to host you & your family. we hope that you will visit us again very soon.
"Peace and comfort in the heart of the old town"
Left on 11/29/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | The MairsReviewed Nov 29, 2009Stayed Oct 2009
We had a great stay here at Riad Linda in October 2009. The Riad is very well situated at the end of a traditional narrow street just a few minutes from the main square: Place Jemaa El Fna. We took a petit taxi from the airport and then a porter took our bags on his trolley to the Riad. The Riad is in the heart of the Medina (old town) which is not accessible by cars, but is full of intriguing shops and stalls as well as people, bikes and carts. We were also very impressed by how clean the whole town is. A great place for practising your school french, but most people also speak good English.
There is a real buzz to the place. We didn't do any of the out of town excursions available, we'd come to rest. Having said that we visited a Hamman, for a steam bath and massage, took a trip in a Caleche... a fabulous horse drawn carriage, and spent hours wandering, drinking the beautiful fresh orange juice and people watching from the cafes.
The restaurants are all good, local Morrocan food is tasty and inexpensive. If you want to go back to the west for a while, then go to the new town up Avenue Mohammmed V, you'll find restaurants and shops just like at home. The Medina though is full of life and you can haggle and bargain to your heart's content in the tiny shops and narrow streets. Remember to set a price in advance though if you go by carriage or taxi, and just smile lots, people smile back!
The Riad itself has been recently modernised and is clean, fresh and very comfortable, we felt very safe and secure. You can buy everything you need in the shops round about and the concierge will help if you need it. The bedrooms are a good size and beautifully presented with en-suite facilities and each has air conditioning. There's a large well fitted kitchen if you want to cook and plenty of room to lounge around in the sun on the terraces. We can highly recommend Riad Linda.
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