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1 room, 2 adults

Riad Dar El Malaika

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Highchair
  • Beach property
  • Beach nearby
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
26 RUE DU DOCTEUR BLANC, El Jadida, 24010, Morocco

Upscale beach riad with beach shuttle, near Citerne Portugaise
  • Free local cuisine breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Highchair
    • Beach property
    • Beach nearby
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 7 2021 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • From check in until check out everything was perfect! Better than I expected! Royal…Feb 19, 2020
  • This is an exceptional place, the atmosphere is total peace and calm, the suites are…Jan 18, 2020

Riad Dar El Malaika

  • Traditional Suite
  • Royal Suite
  • Family Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Presidential Suite, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Riad Dar El Malaika


  • Heart of El Jadida
  • Citerne Portugaise - 7 min walk
  • El Jadida Beach - 11 min walk
  • Port of El Jadida - 12 min walk
  • El Jadida Municipal Theater - 12 min walk
  • Sidi Bouzid Beach - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Haouzia Beach - 11.3 mi / 18.3 km

Getting around

  • Mohammed V Airport (CMN) - 74 min drive
  • El Jadida Station - 22 min drive
  • Azemmour Station - 28 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

  • Local laws may restrict unmarried guests from sharing a room

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

  • Food and water bowls and litter boxes available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Onsite self parking (EUR 2.00 per day)

  • Onsite parking limited


  • Beach shuttle*

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1850
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Netflix
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Riad Dar El Malaika’s small print

Also known as

  • Riad Dar El Malaika El Jadida
  • Dar El Malaika El Jadida
  • Dar El Malaika
  • Riad Dar El Malaika Riad
  • Riad Dar El Malaika El Jadida
  • Riad Dar El Malaika Riad El Jadida


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property only accepts credit cards and cash for all bookings and onsite payments.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3 per person, per night
  • Tourism fee: EUR 3 per person, per night

Pet deposit: EUR 200 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-in between 9 PM and midnight can be arranged for an extra charge of 10-percent of room rate

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of 10 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

Self parking costs EUR 2.00 per day

Cribs/Infant beds are available for EUR 12 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 75.00 per vehicle (one-way)

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Riad Dar El Malaika

  • Does Riad Dar El Malaika offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Riad Dar El Malaika does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Riad Dar El Malaika currently open?
    This property is closed from March 7 2021 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Riad Dar El Malaika?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Riad Dar El Malaika?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 2.00 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Riad Dar El Malaika?
    Yes, cats and dogs stay free. A deposit of EUR 200 per stay is required. Food and water bowls are available.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Riad Dar El Malaika?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 12:30 PM. Late check-out is available for a 10% charge (subject to availability). Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Riad Dar El Malaika?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Portugaise (6-min walk), Snack El Bahri (8-min walk), and La Capitainerie (8-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Riad Dar El Malaika?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 75.00 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do at Riad Dar El Malaika and nearby?
    Riad Dar El Malaika has a garden.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 18 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Unbelievable Stay
I never would have dreamed such an amazing space would exist and we would have an opportunity to stay in a ancient Governor's Villa. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The traditional suite was just gorgeous. The tub was actually luxurious and the breakfast in the living room was delightful. It is a destination spot for sure. If food was served throughout the day, we could have just stayed in the Villa for days.
Patty, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The property and Riad was amazing. Paolo the host and his staff were so lovely and attentive. We are so grateful that his love and passion for this Riad, his home, is available for the public always, we feel blessed. We’ll be back, I must have been a Morrocan princess in my previous life. Attention to detail, first class. Kellie and Darren Lemon
DarrenandKellie, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Heaven on Earth in Morocco
The most heavenly oasis ever. If you are fortunate enough to go to Morocco, rearrange your plans so you can stay at Riad El Malaika. It is gorgeous. The rooms are huge! The staff is amazing and every aspect has been considered and it will exceed your expectations.
Stephanie, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
El sitio es precioso y se encuentra cerca de la ciudadela portuguesa. Un Rida precioso.
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Spectacular, idyllic, wonderful, simply beautiful!
This was my fourth trip to Morocco, and having stayed in several riads, I can say this was by far the most beautiful, and a perfect place to take my wife on a surprise honeymoon trip. The riad itself is immaculately decorated and designed, and it really does feel as if one has taken a step back in time to stay in Moroccan palace. It has been tastefully and beautifully restored, and has a quite spectacular courtyard garden. We stayed in the Royal Suite, which is simply the most beautiful suite I have ever stayed in - every wall has intricate carvings, the bathroom is an octagonal wonder, and to be honest, it feels unlike staying in a hotel at all. The owner Angelo was extremely welcoming over email the moment we had booked, and the staff we met, Hafid and Sara, were wonderfully accommodating at all times. Having picked up food from the market for lunch, a table was instantly laid for us the moment we returned to the riad, or on another occasion, coffee was brought over to our terrace in the morning without even requesting it, simply to make us feel at home. It's hard to speak of this place highly enough, it was simply the best stay I've had anywhere in the world. El Jadida itself is far from a tourist trap, and a lovely place to explore on one's own without being bothered, whether a walk amidst the faded grandeur of the portuguese citadel, or along the red sand beach for miles on end. Thank you so much to everyone at Riad Dar El Malaika for making our honeymoon unforgettable!
Richard, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A hidden jewel
A magical place of exquisite opulence . A reprieve from the outside world . heavenly .
Grace, my1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Following AppleMaps directions, we turned off the main street down a narrow alley and didn't readily see Riad Dar El Malaika, so we asked a man walking out of his house for help. He didn't know the riad, but started knocking on doors until we found 26 Rue du Docteur Blanc. We were welcomed by the amiable and helpful Abel and thoroughly enchanted by the elegant, old, and beautifully maintained riad, which is built around a wonderful garden with two fountains. We were shown to the Gardenia room on the ground floor, which had high cielings and amazing plaster scroll work and we spent a very comfortable two days there, enjoying both our room and the garden as well as the peace and quiet. Breakfast was excellent and moroccan tea available anytime upon request. Both the Cite Portugaise and the local souk were within easy walking distance and there was a grocery store and ATM a block away. While the neighborhood isn't fancy, it felt very safe and we were able to park our car on the street (for only 15 dirham/day). The Riad Dar El Malaika is a real find and a very special place to stay.
Tim, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Where kings and queens stay over night!
It is like a fairytale- every detail in this house is constructed wirh style. It is the pure art of moroccon architecture into every detail. A true pleasure for the eye. The warm welcome of the owners and it‘s staff made our stay unforgettable. The breakfast and dinner is excellent. Plus they have been spoiling us wirh the best morrocon mint tea ever. A true dream comes through. We can recommend it to the most to give yourself a chance to stay there.
Malika, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Tout était parfait: la beauté des lieux, le service impeccable et d’être dans un milieu magique.
Eloïse, ca2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Un endroit juste merveilleux pour un séjour en famille ou en couple. Tout est décoré avec soin et goût, nous avons été très bien accueilli et nous reviendrons, c'est sûr !! Une adresse à ne pas oublier !!
LELIA, fr1 night family trip

Riad Dar El Malaika