The Riad Khabia is an exclusive guest-house in Marrakech. Dany and her team
enthusiastically welcome you in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. The Riad Khabia's
uncharacteristic architecture is pure and essential. Lacking the traditional heavy and
ostentatious ornamentation makes it easier for the visitor to grasp the expression of
Marrakech's cultural aesthetic; a union between Islamic culture and earlier native Berber
Easily accessible, the Riad Khabia is nestled in the protective shade of the Royal
Palace's high outer walls. The neighborhood is thus very peaceful and quiet. Still, the Riad
Khabia is located in bustling downtown, in the "medina" quarters, within the old city
walls. In any direction, a leisurely 10 minute walk ends up at any of the numerous
historical sites and interesting visiting areas: the infamous Jemaa El Fna square, a U.N.E.
S.C.O. World Heritage site, the Badii Palace ruins, the busy Mellah souk, the highly exotic
spice market, the Sa'adien tombs, the fragrance of the Aguedal gardens...
To cool off from high noon's desert heat, the Riad Khabia's fragrant courtyard always
keeps in store a refreshing and shaded corner; a small, clear, deep pool also helps.
Whether at sunrise or sunset, the roof-top terrace always offers an expansive view,
panning from palm groves lining the foot of the Atlas mountains, to an intimate view of
the Pink City's skyline, a cubist painting's flat mosaic of geometric patterns pierced by the
numerous vertical arrows of the mosque's minarets.
4 rooms and 2 suites on 2 upper floors are available. They all open up protectively
towards the peace and freshness of the inner courtyard. Each room and each suite offers
it's individuality, although all are furnished to show off the spirit and atmosphere of the
In order to freely enjoy and experience the full bloom of Moroccan cuisine, an "a la
carte" menu is offered.
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