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Riad Kniza

Riad Kniza

Riad Kniza

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A hidden sanctuary with traditional Moroccan flair

In the heart of the old medina in the city of Marrakech, hidden in the winding alleyways sit the intricately restored 18th century Riad Kniza.  Beautifully decorated the Riad Kniza oozes Moroccan authenticity.  With only 11 rooms and suites, its homely style and warm service will ensure you're stay is more than comfortable.

Explore the city and its cultural hotspots. The famous Jema l'Fina Square, enticing souks and monuments are only a few minutes walk away and the new modern city is just a short distance too. After a day of exploring the old and new retreating Riad Kniza offers exquisite gastronomy in a stunning location, either under the stars on the roof terrace, or surrounded by Moroccan antiques.  The pool, hammam and spa are ideal for refreshment and rejuvination before your next exploration. 

  • Traditional Riad with luxury surroundings
  • Ideal location to explore the city
  • Incredible cuisine on a moonlit terrace
  • Tranquil spa for rejuvination
  • Only 11 rooms and suites with impeccable service

Top Tips from our Experts

Matthew

Destination Specialist

"Ideal for exploration, the Riad Kniza is a great spot to explore the city, combining your stay with the activity on offer in the Atlas Mountains or even on the coast town of Essaouira or beaches of Casablanca."

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury

Location Type

City centre
  • 11 rooms
  • Floors do not have lift access
  • The Riad accommodates children over 12 years old

Main Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa facilities

Accommodation Type

  • Authentic
  • Boutique

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast
Location Highlights

Riad Kniza

  • City centre
  • Approx. 25 minutes from Marrakech airport.
  • Located in the medina
  • 20 minute walk from Jamaa el Fna
  • 20 minute walk from the Marrakech museum
1499 Reviews 98% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1414
  • Very Good 71
  • Average 10
  • Poor 2
  • Terrible 2

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Feb 12, 2018

The Perfect Riad

Washington, DC

It's difficult to mention all of the things that this Riad does right, but I will try. First they take care of all of the pre-arrival issues such as airport pickup. Upon arrival you are greeted by a friendly and smiling staff that for the next few days will make everything easy for you. When you get to your room you will find space and comfort in Moroccan style. Everything is thoughtfully provided including, in my room, a built in adapter and charger for your electronics. Wifi was great and they even had a cell phone in the room you could take outside to assist in an emergency if your own did not work. The wonderful staff helped with all details including helping you locate and haggle the price of a taxi! The owner Mohamed is outgoing, generous with his time, and knows the area and best things to see. An owner can make or break a small business and this owner makes the experience perfection!! In summary, from the helpful and always smiling faces of every member of the staff and with an owner that helps you in every way , to the spacious and sumptuous rooms, you are made to feel like royalty and yet it's as warm and familiar as being in your own home. There may be a few more spectacular hotels in Marrakesh but you will not find a more fantastic overall experience than at the Riad Kniza!!
Feb 11, 2018

A Luxury Oasis in the Hectic Medina

barcelonabiker

Riad Kniza is a luxurious haven hidden in the busy Medina of Marrakesh. This meticulously restored riad has just 11 rooms and the highest standards of service. Breakfast is an elaborate display of Moroccan delicacies, served at your choice on the rooftop terrace or in your room. The restaurant is more authentically Moroccan than any others we found in Morocco. We found the "Handy" phone provided by the hotel to be invaluable in navigating the Medina - this was a huge plus! Mohammed, the owner of the riad, has a lovely Moroccan/Berber gallery and gift shop, and his personal tour (complete with stories) was a real treat.
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Riad Kniza

Facilities

Spa

The Spa

The spa is small but perfectly formed. Home to a Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, small treatment room and a swimming pool, the Spa is the perfect retreat for relaxation.

Riad Kniza

Room Types

Marjana

Deluxe Room

Decorated in a traditional Moroccan design, these Deluxe Rooms boast double bed and seating area. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • TV
Samar

Superior Deluxe Room

Featuring a double bedroom and a seating earier, this spacious 33m² room boats a traditional Moroccan style and a shower over bath. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • TV
Johara

Junior Suite

These spacious Junior Suites (42m²) boast a large living area and a traditional Moroccan design. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
Ambar

Senior Suite

Senior Suites host a large living area with a fireplace, double bed and show over bath. (54m²)

  • Air Conditioning
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
Bahia

Royal Suite

Boasting a large bedroom and large seperated living area, at 120m², feel at home in this spacious and luxurious suite. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
Riad Kniza

Food & Drink

Restaurant

The Restaurant

The chef carefully selects the ingredients daily for traditional Moroccan cuisine. Ensure you make a reservation to either enjoy your meal in the Riad or up on the roof terrace under the stars.

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