Spending a great weekend in this beautiful Riad El Fenn in the Medina. The design in the Riad is beautiful and with a lot of taste respecting the Moroccan heritage and the mix with contemporary allure. The mix of the beautiful variety of art combining the friendliness of the staff makes you want to stay at the Riad. Spending a day on the roof terrace, enjoying the daily special and relax on one of the many lounge sofas. Before the night falls Riad El Fenn is turned into the tale thousand-and-one-night, with all the candles lit.
Our suite was very spacious, with a beautiful leather floor and a burning fire place in the evening. Waking up with coffee in front of the suite was one of the small detail, which makes Riad El Fenn exclusive and yet very intimate and personal.
The restaurant in the Riad was very good with and International menu and Moroccan influences.
I can advise to spent your weekend break at Riad El Fenn and you will not be disappointed. Will be back for sure.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- With 20 individually styled rooms and suites, a four-bedroom private riad, 3 swimming pools and its own hammam spa, El Fenn is a unique boutique hotel combining grandeur and historic architecture with hideaway nooks, terraces and gardens - making it the most peaceful place from which to enjoy Africa's most exotic city.Our story began with two friends on the hunt for a small riad to buy as a holiday home. It was 2002 when Vanessa Branson and Howell James walked into the almost ruined courtyard of one of Marrakech's formerly great private homes. Nearing dusk and with the sound of the muezzin's call to prayer echoing in the air, they instantly fell in love with the atmospheric house which was being sold with three smaller neighbouring homes. They soon realised that their holiday home was going to become so much more.At the time, only a handful of Marrakech's riads had been converted to small hotels and Vanessa and Howell knew they wanted to open a place offering something different – a home from home retreat that combined great food and service with the spirit of the building's past and a contemporary decorative twist. During a two-year renovation, local craftsman used traditional techniques to breathe new life into the building. Polished lime plastering was used in a rainbow of colours to create walls, baths and bed frames, original tiling was renovated and carved cedar ceilings restored. Retro furniture sourced from local flea markets was combined with one-off bespoke pieces to create a unique interior. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riad El Fenn Marrakech
- Riad El Fenn Hotel Marrakech