Booking was actually a pleasure.. odd to say I know, but I build up quite a good rapport with Andrew, who was very helpful and understood my needs perfectly.
just to note this is a gay friendly Riad.
On arriving, at the airport (Please take a pen with you! you have to fill out a travel card and there are no pens, you WILL be in passport control for at least an hour!) our taxi was waiting, whisked us to the Medina where we were med by Abdu. A very charming host and extremely helpful. we were led through the busy, noisy maze of lanes to the Riad where as soon as the door closed and we entered the courtyard we were transported to a cool, peaceful, beautifully decorated oasis. I was amazed.
dinner was served on our first night and as it was my partners birthday they had prepared a very large birthday cake, all home made!
the decor and atmosphere is truly enchanting, photos don't do it justice. The views from the roof are amazing, do try and get up there for sunrise and sun set.
The staff booked various outings or booked tables at restaurants, and also walked us there when we didn't know the way (you will get lost in the Medina, is all part of the experience!)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Outstanding 5* service from a true boutique hotel located in the heart of the Marrakech Medina near to the Marrakech Museum and Ben Youssef Mosque. Unparallelled panoramic views from the stunning roof top garden. Clean and uncluttered it has a contemporary feel whilst maintaining authentic moroccan sarchitecture and some eco friendly touches.Riad Cinnamon opened at Easter 2010 after three years of refurbishment involving a host of traditional Moroccan craftsmen. Stunning roof terrace with views over Marrakech, generous ground floor patio with dipping pool. All Suites are air conditioned with minibar, satellite tv, ipod docking. Free Wifi. Substantial and delicious Moroccan breakfast served at the time of the clients choosing. Dining in the Riad is highly recommended.Riad Cinnamon has the most amazing staff who all love to make guests feel at home. You are given a mobile phone to use during your stay and if you have any concerns or get lost whilst you are exploring the medina then our staff will willingly assist and even send someone from the riad to escort you home if you are really lost! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riad Cinnamon Hotel Marrakech