Overview of Riad Calista

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3.9 / 5Good
35 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


What's nearby

Popular LocationSaadian Tombs6 min walk
Popular LocationBab Agnaou8 min walk
Popular LocationRoyal Palace17 min walk
AirportMarrakech (RAK-Menara)12 min drive

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  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Suite, Ensuite, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area


Riad Calista is located in Marrakech. Jemaa el-Fnaa and Menara Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Menara Gardens and Oasiria Water Park. Agdal Gardens and Le Jardin Secret are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Saadian Tombs - 6 min walk
  • Bab Agnaou - 8 min walk
  • El Badi Palace - 14 min walk
  • Royal Palace - 17 min walk
  • Bahia Palace - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Marrakech Central Station - 6 min drive
  • Marrakech (RAK-Menara) - 12 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Al fresco dining restaurant. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare.

About this property

Riad Calista

4-star Marrakech riad in Kasbah, near Jemaa el-Fnaa
Along with a restaurant, this riad has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, WiFi in public areas and a computer station. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and safes. Phones and free toiletries are also available to guests.
Riad Calista offers 6 forms of accommodation with a safe and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually decorated. This Marrakech riad provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge), Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

Parking nearby: EUR 3 per day
Local area shuttle (surcharge)
Return train station shuttle (surcharge)
Casino shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee
1 restaurant
1 bar

Things to do

Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Free cots/infant beds
Outdoor pool
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Business services

Computer station


BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area
Rooftop terrace


Fireplace in reception
TV in reception

Room amenities


Free cots/infant beds
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free toiletries


Individually decorated



Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 10.00 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 15 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 3 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Frequently asked questions

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Cleanliness
  • Disliked: Room comfort

Authentic riad experience

The hotel is a good choice if you want a really authentic riad experience at a decent cost. Located on narrow and dark alleys (with young guys hanging out in small groups), it is next to impossible find without a guide. Even though the alleys are small, they are packed with traffic, from cars to mules and bikes to pedestrians and after a rain they get muddy. There is hardly any insulation so everyone can hear everyone inside. I would not trust the lock on the room door. Some of the staff speak English more and some less. No cards were accepted. I got my shirts ironed by the lady making breakfast.

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Great kasbah living

Staff were tremendously friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very plentiful and healthy

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

We had a great stay, lovely people scythe hotel, made us feel very welcome. Very helpful,nothing was too much trouble for them.


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort


It is a run down house in a dangerous back alley with the hosts not able to speak english!!! We had to change hotels as soon as we arrived pool is a pipe with rain water coming through. Bedrooms are dirty and not safe!!! Do not book


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

BED BUGS! What more can I say...ALOT

The hotel inially looked really clean and staff were friendly but very little English is spoken. I had to take someone from reception to physically Show the cockroaches and bugs in the bed and around our room. They were full so couldn't move us but offered us a room to sleep in belonging to guests who had checked in but on tour for a couple of days! OBVIOUSLY we said no! As we are an elderly couple we had no choice but to stay in room infested and bug infested room. I could not sleep a wink the entire time there. Also breakfast isn't all that, they serve you tea, bread and a crepe type thing everyday at the table you choose to sit at, there is no choice. Totally disappointed with the choice of hotel on this occasion and I only selected it because of the good reviews.