What can I say...what a place to host your 50th Claire ...a huge thank you to the team at the El Fenn and to Claire XXX The hospitality, service, standards and friendliness was just great, fast and efficient. Pools superb, tortoises wandering around in the reception all very serene. DJ till 4am ...bar manned superbly. Just what we all needed! Bathrooms clean and service good. Lovely food and very healthy, lots of fruits and yogurts too.
Family holiday (not sure) best for adults who want luxury. Hotel provided tour guides, gifts, beauty treatment, afternoon movies, dinners on the terrace, a mean Bloody Mary, and great fresh orange juice too...Perfect for a break with friends and to celebrate in style!
- 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