Riad Mur Akush

Marrakech [Bab Doukkala]

About Riad Mur Akush

The Riad Mur Akush is located within 10 minutes walk of the Jemaa el Fna and close to all the major places of interest in Marrakech. The riad is also ideally located to explore the culinary delights of this beautiful city with excellent restaurants at the nearby Maison Arabe, Dar Marjana and Dar Moha. The riad has been beautifully restored, striking a balance between the traditional and contemporary, and exudes understated class. The use of traditional materials and techniques ensures that the house has kept its identity.

Transfer Time from Airport:

  • 15 minutes (private transfer).

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Facilities

  • Family rooms

Category

  • Small & Friendly
  • <10 rooms

Ideal for

  • families
  • couples
  • fly drives

Accommodation

The riad has six bedrooms, each of which has been designed with guests’ comfort in mind. All of the rooms are spacious with en-suite bathrooms; the beds have been handcrafted exclusively for the riad and the use of traditional materials and antique furniture means that each room has its own character. All rooms are air-conditioned or heated for the long summer days and chilly winter evenings. The suite and the 2nd floor room Meli also feature traditional fireplaces.

  • Room Salam: double room situated on the 1st floor with a unique hand-crafted bed canopy, small seating area and en-suite bathroom. The room has a romantic feel enhanced by the authentic metal moucharabieh (grille windows). Accommodates maximum of 2 in a double bed.
  • Room Meli: a double/twin room, situated on the 2nd floor. This is a really atmospheric room decorated with hand-crafted lanterns. It features a fireplace, ideal for the colder months, and a small seating area. Accommodates a maximum of 2 guests in a double or 2 single beds.
  • Suite Hammam: double room with four-poster king size bed; situated on the 1st floor. Sitting room and en-suite bathroom with traditional zelliges and tadelakt; additional small seating area on the balcony. Accommodates maximum of 3 with extra bed.
  • Suite D'Olive: large double room, situated on the ground floor. The room features a king size bed (crafted from original olive presses discovered in Berber villages); sitting area and en-suite bathroom with double sinks. Accommodates maximum of 3 with extra bed.
  • Suite Yassin: large double/twin room, situated on the 1 st floor. The room features a king size bed or two single beds; sitting area and large en-suite bathroom. Accommodates maximum of 3 with extra bed.
  • Grand Suite Amel: this is the largest and most luxurious room. Situated on the 2nd floor, the suite consists of two separate rooms, one for sleeping and one for relaxing and enjoying the fireplace. The suite also features two small balconies offering excellent views as well as providing natural lighting in the rooms. This room can also be arranged with one double and two single beds, making it ideal for a family of 4.

 

Facilities

Lounges & public areas: the riad features many alcoves and seating areas where you can relax and enjoy the fantastic hospitality. The dining room and lounge are located on the ground floor and are typically Moroccan in style. Here you can relax reading a book or playing some games. The riad features a large patio with fountain and split level roof top terrace with views over the Medina and the Altas mountains.

A traditional, freshly prepared dinner is also available at the riad, on request.

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Things to do

Berber Trails - 4WD Excursion from Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains.

Berber Trails day trip - 4WD excursion into the High Atlas from Marrakech. Our driver will take you into Berber villages and off the beaten track, lunch included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Day Excursion to Essaouira from Marrakech.

Essaouira day trip from Marrakech. Our driver will take you west to the Atlantic coast so you can have a full day to explore Essaouira's sights - this includes the old Portuguese harbour, the medina, beach and fresh fish stalls. Included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Chez Ali - Fantasia Show & Dinner in Marrakech.

Fantasia live entertainment and dinner at Chez Ali in Marrakech's palmeraie. Our driver will take provide round trip private transfers from your accommodation; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

High Atlas Adventure Day - Excursion from Marrakech with short hike and lunch.

High Atlas Adventure day trip - excursion into the High Atlas from Marrakech. Our driver will take you on a tour of the best scenery in the foothills of Toubkal National Park, includes Berber villages and a guided short hike, lunch included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

High Atlas Excursion & Hike to Tinmal Mosque.

Tinmal Mosque hike and day trip - excursion into the High Atlas from Marrakech. Our driver and guide will take you into Berber villages and off the beaten track en route to Ijoukak and Tinmal; lunch included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Hot Air Balloon Excursion from Marrakech.

Hot Air Balloon flight from Marrakech in sight of High Atlas. Our driver will take you out of Marrakech for arly morning launch. Snack and tour of a Berber village included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Imlil Valley Hike - Trekking in High Atlas from Marrakech.

Two day hike in High Atlas from Imlil. Tailor made trekking holidays in Morocco. Short and lower level hikes in all areas of High Atlas including Mount Toubkal. Fully supported treks with english speaking guide; accommodation in Berber Houses or camping.

Excursion to Kasbah Telouet in High Atlas from Marrakech.

Kasbah Telouet and Tichka Pass day trip - a 4WD excursion into the High Atlas from Marrakech. Our driver will take you high into Berber country and to the Glaoui Kasbah at Telouet. Lunch included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Private City Tour of Marrakech [full day] - Tailor made holidays.

Private full day guided city tour of Marrakech. Tour includes all major sights such as Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque, Ben Youssef Medersa and gardens; also includes lunch and walking tour of souks and Djemma el Fna. Transport, entry fees and official guide included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short breaks in Morocco.

Private City Tour of Marrakech [half day] - Tailor made holidays.

Private half day guided city tour of Marrakech. Tour includes all majory sights such as Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque, Ben Youssef Medersa and gardens; also includes walking tour of souks and Djemma el Fna. Transport, entry fees and official guide included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short breaks in Morocco.

High Atlas Guided Day Hikes from Marrakech.

Guided day hikes in High Atlas from Marrakech; our driver and guide will take you into Berber villages and off the beaten track on a full day's experience; lunch included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Cookery classes in Marrakech at La Maison Arabe.

Cookery class / workshop in Marrakech at the excellent La Maison Arabe. Meal of your own handiwork included, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Day Trip to Ouzoud Waterfalls

Cascades of Ouzoud day trip - an excursion into the High Atlas from Marrakech. Our driver will take you into Berber country and to the waterfalls at Ouzoud. Lunch is not included but good food available, pick up from your hotel or riad; included as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.

Quad Biking in Marrakech - tailor made holidays.

Quad biking half day trip into the palmeraie from Marrakech. Full instruction, insurance and safety equipment included; pick up from your hotel or riad. Available as part of a tailor-made holiday or short break in Morocco.