Riad Dar al Kounouz

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Pillowtop beds, in-room safe, soundproofing, free cribs/infant beds
Pillowtop beds, in-room safe, soundproofing, free cribs/infant beds
TV with satellite channels
Pillowtop beds, in-room safe, soundproofing, free cribs/infant beds

Overview of Riad Dar al Kounouz

Riad Dar al Kounouz

3.0 star property
3-star riad with restaurant, near Jemaa el-Fnaa

9,6/10 Exceptional

32 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
54, Derb Snane, Mouassine, Marrakech, 40008
Main amenities
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Medina
  • Jemaa el-Fnaa - 8 min walk
  • Marrakech Plaza - 27 min walk
  • Majorelle Gardens - 29 min walk
  • Avenue Mohamed VI - 35 min walk
  • Le Jardin Secret - 2 min drive
  • Koutoubia Minaret - 2 min drive
  • Place Bab Doukkala - 5 min drive
  • Casino de Marrakech - 6 min drive
  • Saadian Tombs - 3 min drive
  • Bahia Palace - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Menara Airport (RAK) - 13 min drive
  • Marrakech Central Station - 13 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Riad Dar al Kounouz

Riad Dar al Kounouz is just 4 mi (6.4 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available on request) for MAD 150 per vehicle roundtrip. You can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Also, this riad is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Jemaa el-Fnaa and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Marrakech Plaza. The helpful staff and nearby shopping get good marks from fellow travelers.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 12:30 PM - midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking


  • Airport shuttle (available on request)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–noon
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby


  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MAD 150 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge


This property accepts major credit cards.

Also known as

Dar al Kounouz
Dar al Kounouz Marrakech
Riad Dar al Kounouz
Riad Dar al Kounouz Marrakech
Riad Dar al Kounouz Riad
Riad Dar al Kounouz Marrakech
Riad Dar al Kounouz Riad Marrakech

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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Riad Dar al Kounouz
Riad Dar al Kounouz is a beautiful building, tucked away in a quiet place within a few minutes of the medina. It is relaxing with kind, thoughtful, friendly people. Lovely roof garden too.
Jane, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful traditional Riad. Ultra convenient location. Warm and welcoming staff. Well done!
Jeremiah, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

lovely stay
Absolutely gorgeous riad in the heart of Marrakech. The rooms were large and elegant and the service was great. Would definitely stay here again.
Rachel, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

amazing stay
I was traveling in Morocco alone, and I had some difficulties in my travel. First I got my leg injury on the day before I arrived at Marrakech, and second my credit card had connection problem between the bank in my country. (couldn’t withdraw money!) The staff in this riad were very nice, one talked to the other guests to solve the credit card problem, and the other guy made a light meal for me. Both guys took care of my leg. Finally the card turned out to be available in Restaurants and souvenior shops, so I did not starve, and made to go back to my country. I really appreciate these guys, and I definetely recommend this riad when you travel in Marrakech. The room was nice and Jamaa el Fna and Koutoubia mosque are walking distance.
Kazuya, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

This Riad has a lot of character, is clean, offers great personal service and is located close to the main square in the Medina (the older part of Marrakech, which I think is where most visitors would spend their time). I recommend it if you like a comfortable, clean hotel with great local flavor. It is located at the end of several long alleyways off of another narrow street, and it would be very hard to find the first time on your own. It is not directly accessible by taxi, which is common in the Medina part of town. I highly recommend that you ask the Riad staff to arrange for a driver to pick you up at the airport, and they will also arrange for a porter to meet your taxi and bring you and your bags to the Riad. The Medina part of town is old and looks pretty scary when you first arrive, but seemed safe after we walked around and is full of character. I suggest asking the Riad staff to arrange for a guide to take you around the Medina area your first day - a half day is around $50 and is well worth it - the guide will bring you to some nice shops too, but there is no obligation to buy. If you are an adventurous traveler, you will enjoy this Riad experience. If you like to stay at five star hotels, this is not for you (and you should probably stay in the newer part of Marrakech).
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful hotel, exceptional service. Would stay here every time I visit Marrakesh. The only thing is it's tricky to find but the staff is very helpful (providing maps, walking me to the taxi pickup, etc)
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great stay!
Great experience with friendly staff, nice WiFi in the common areas, excellent dinner and music.
Robin, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic room with warm and sincere staff
When I first walked in, I was amazed by the open courtyard with ornate columns and palm trees. A water fountain in the middle really gives the feel of an oasis in the desert . Birds were flying about high in the trees and I was served a mint tea with biscuits to get a chance to relax before seeing my room. There is also a rooftop garden that was a great place to sit on a couch and read, quiet above the chaos of the streets. Everyone I met at the riad was incredibly friendly and helpful and you can really tell they truly care about the guests. My room was well-appointed with interesting paintings, furniture and antiques. It was very comfortable with a lot of personal touches and ornate carvings. The morning breakfasts were excellent and I loved the room they are served in. I can't recommend this place enough. I guarantee you will be happy here. If you are worried about finding it, don't be...that's part of the fun. However, if you really don't like exploring (why are you going to Marrakesh?) use google maps to search for this address: "Mouassine, 54 Derb Snane, Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco". Once you're close and have found Derb Snane (look for the mustache-like graffiti or small metal sign), just follow the map attached. You'll be able to walk right to it.
Quiet tea in the courtyard
Map of the final approach
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Dar al Kounouz a beautiful haven
Zac and the staff at Riad Dar al Kounouz were fantastic. They were always more than happy to help with questions or requests. We had never been to Marrakech before and only speak english, but Zac answered all of our questions about Marocco and the neighborhood. From the rooftop you can hear the calls to prayer from surrounding mosques - a magical and exotic experience. The riad itself is beautifully set out, superbly clean and peaceful. An amazing display of Maroccan craftsmanship and a haven within the crazy bustle of the Marrakech markets. The Riad will be difficult to find on your own - hire one of the handy barrow men to take you there.
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8/10 Very good

Charming Riad
While this Riad is difficult to find (even if you're right outside), the reward is great once you do get inside. Upon arrival, you are immediately served steaming host mint tea and biscuits in the open-air courtyard. It is one of the most charming and quaint places I've ever stayed. Don't forget to visit the patio on the roof! The breakfast was better than most hotel "continental breakfasts", with more than enough to eat. The staff could not be more helpful and friendly, even getting up at 5:00AM to carry our bags down and see us off.
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