Cocooned in lush gardens, the ClubHotel Riu Tikida Palmeraie is a quiet retreat just 15 minutes’ drive from Marrakech’s medina.
There’s a lot going on at the Riu Tikida Palmeraie. Spread across 13 acres, this complex lines up a trio of restaurants, tons of sports and activities, and a monster-sized swimming pool.
The hotel is set in the posh Palmeraie district of Marrakech, 15 minutes’ shuttle bus ride from the medina. Bedrooms are nice and big, and mix modern décor with authentic Moroccan touches.
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Buffet meals.Snacks. Theme nights twice a week. Optional dining in the Moroccan and Italian restaurants.
Unlimited local and imported alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, until 24.00.
All are included except where indicated.
The large angular outdoor pool comes with a wraparound sun terrace with sunbeds and parasol aligning its edge.
Shows, live music or Riu evening programme are available daily.
The restaurant offers a buffet breakfast including wholemeal products and on the spot cooking stations and continental breakfast and snacks, and dinner dishes prepared on the spot.
These spacious contemporary twin rooms come with either a balcony or terrace. The rooms come with a ceiling fan, air-conditioning, TV and an extra bed in the bedroom.
Your junior suite will come with either a balcony or terrace for some extra room outdoors. The suite includes a lounge area, ceiling fan, TV, twin beds and an extra bed in the bedroom. The junior suites have a luxe feel about them thanks to rich earth tones and a dark coloured rugs.
Just arrived back this morning after 2 weeks in this beautiful hotel in Crazy Marrakech! On arrival we were unsure what to expect as we have not been to either a Riu hotel or to Marrakech, we were not disappointed by either. First impressions inside the hotel is wow, modern, spotless and Moroccan theme with sofas to chill out so even though your in luxury you feel you can totally relax. Even though we didn't arrive until 11pm we were still offered an evening meal while our cases were delivered to our rooms. Choice of food is fabulous, you are spoilt for choice in all restaurants, even the fussiest person could find something. Found our rooms to be cool, modern, spacious and immaculate. Beds comfortable and the rooms cleaned perfectly the whole time we were here. I read a mixed bag of reviews before arriving at the hotel, the negative comments made me worry but no need at all. The 2 main things I read complaints about were a) wasps and b) distance to rooms/communal areas. In my opinion both of these issues come down to laziness. There are a lot of wasps around, they love the sugary drinks but if people bothered to take back their empty cups when they had finished their drinks this could be a much smaller issue, on our first morning we moved loads of the previous nights cups and wiped the tables between our sunbeds and they all disappeared instantly, also the wasps do only want the sugar and do not bother you, the bar staff have to contend with them constantly and they don't turn a hair, it's not something they can change. The rooms are spread out across the complex but everything is within very close proximity, there are not lots of steps or ramps, it's all on one level and actually very nice to walk around, look in the ponds at the turtles, fish and frogs so again whilst some say it's all too far away, why not simply take the opportunity to explore the beautiful grounds. The staff at this hotel are a credit to it, from reception, lounge bars, animation team, restaurant staff, pool bars, photographers and room cleaners everyone is friendly and helpful, I couldn't possibly work in that heat day in and out and be that happy so massive praise to them all. The animation team work incredibly hard to entertain daily, they don't stop and around the pool bring the atmosphere and get everyone joining in. We have never stayed anywhere with a pool as big as this one, it's amazing and the slope into it makes it great to lay in and beach when the heat gets too much, everyone does it. We did a few trips whilst here but all we wanted was to get back and be around this pool which says it all! The hotel provides a free shuttle bus to and from the medina, fantastic service. The medina is a place like no other, you have to see it to believe it, it's crazy but in a good way, loads of haggling to be had and so much to see. Be firm with what you want to pay for something, they will accept it if your not being silly, we usually paid half what they asked for and everyone was happy. We also ventured out to the newer part of Marrakech, the Sky Bar at the top of 'La Renaissance' hotel is the perfect place to watch the sunset and enjoy a cocktail and take in the enormity and the hustle and bustle of this fascinating city, it's the perfect kind of craziness and we will be going back for sure. Rob, Nicola, Adam and Jake July 2016More
We have visited this hotel since it very first opened and in that time I feel it has maintained a good standard of service so why only 3 circles this time. The main reasons are two fold 1) the hotel is showing significant wear and tear and needs some refurbishment. 2) is not really the hotels fault. During the time we were there, there was a number of loud, rude foul mouthed British women. They dominated the pool with there loudness and were obscene at times. On one particularly day the were so drunk they could barely walk. My issue with the hotel was that not only did they continue to serve them but the staff seemed to actively encourage them. To be honest the behaviour was more than Morocco. There was also a significant wasp problem whilst there. This is something that needs sorting and if you are uncomfortable with wasps then don't book it. A noticeable improvement this year was the wifi which was 100 percent better. Will I return, possibly but nit for a couple of years. More
Lovely hotel only half an hour coach journey from the airport, staff make the place so special - always stopping to say hello and ask about your day as well as remembering drink orders and other favourites - deserve every penny in tips possible! Lots of space in rooms and always very clean and housekeeping do an excellent job with towel art. We've already been 3 times and can't wait to be back next summer!More
Me and my Nan stayed at this hotel at the end of June. We selected this hotel as my Nan had already stayed at the Riu in Agadir however wanted to visit Morocco again! We luckily got an early morning flight out there (which seems to be quite rare as I'm looking for next year and can't seem to find any! Luckily we filled out our entry forms before arriving therefore could join the border control queue straight away! Queue was long but went down quick enough. After collecting our baggage straight away we then had a 25 minute transfer to the hotel. Before entering the hotel, underneath the coach was checked and we were also scanned before entering therefore making us feel safe and at ease. Check in was quite quick and we were greeted with a complimentary drink which went down nicely! Room: room was big and spacious and allowed us to move around freely and not get on top of each other! Fridge didn't work however we're not ones to moan so we just got on with it! Made good use of the safe in the wardrobe and all facilities e.g. bath/shower were just perfect. Food & Drink: food was very samey but there was always something to suit both of us as we're not fussy eaters. Wasn't a fan of the cocktails myself however there was an unlimited supply of wine and vodka and if you get friendly enough with the bar staff they start to recognise your orders (my nan enjoyed this!) Staff: staff are absolutely beautiful, nothing is too much for any of them and they always go out of their way to speak to you. My Nan made friends with one of the ladies in the restaurant and ended up knitting her a baby blanket to say thank you! (we hope this got to her as she couldn't give it too her personally). The animation team were brilliant, I didn't personally get too involved with them but they were easy to get along with and not too pushy. My Nan took a particular liking to the man who did aqua aerobics who very kindly put her on his back because she couldn't touch the floor in the deep end! Entertainment: daytime entertainment was quite repetitive but enough to keep me and Nan entertained! Our favourite night was White Night, the atmosphere was amazing and everyone was up dancing and having fun! As to be expected, Nan was offered many dances by the staff! It was so lovely to see my Nan so happy and I can't thank the staff enough for contributing to that! Overall we had an absolutely amazing holiday, we could not fault it one bit! We were both so genuinely happy the whole time and with help from the amazing staff and unforgettable company (Lisa and Jay if you're reading ;) I can easily say it was one of my best holidays! One last thing, if you go on the evening excursion (can't remember what it was called) just make sure you have someone on your carriage before the horses decide to wonder off! Yet another amazing memory to contribute to an amazing holiday!More
Arrived late Friday 22nd July to a cocktail and offer of food however as we were shattered we just went to our room which was quite difficult to find in the dark as the lighting isn't the best and not easily signposted. Following morning got up for breakfast and to save a sunbed or 2! Food was plentiful and varied but unfortunately still got hit with the dodgy belly due to off milk so just be careful. Some bar staff were amazing and very helpful but 1 or 2 just let the side down. Wasps were certainly a pain in the backside but only had them around the pool area. Rooms cleaned every day and bottled water for the room. All in all was a good holiday but just watch for the dairy products More
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