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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A fabulous restaurant in a great place. The staff couldn't have been any more accommodating. Great menu, with good choice, of Moroccan traditional and modern food. The Riad itself is stylish and beautiful, we definitely want to stay here on our next visit to Marrakesh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stunning roof terrace was a wonderful location to sunbathe and to enjoy meals/drinks. All the staff were warm and helpful. Afternoon tea + cake was a lovely touch. Hotel transfers organised by Mrs + Mrs Smith made the travelling stress free. Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

FANTASTIC PLACE! AN OASIS IN THE MEDINA Cosy atmosphere. Great breakfast on the terrace with friendly waiters. Nice lunch / dinner menu! Great location. Close to the nicer part of the medina / shops and restaurants. Try the El Fenn Hammam. Nice experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Staff always friendly and helpful...this hotel has great style and an amazing breakfast with spacious rooms and well located close to souk and new city.Not the cheapest but worth it... Courtyards beautifully decored and roof top bar restaurant a chill place to hang out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Its a stylish oasis in the centre of a bustling city. The hotel is spotless, with very comfortable accommodation. The staff are very helpful, and with a group of 15 women they had their hands full.They really minded us inside and out of the hotel. I am surprised the hotel hasn't got a better rating on here as it should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

El Fenn is the most wonderful hotel, that is so unlike a hotel at all. It has the overwhelming sense of welcome and peace from arrival through to departure. We really didn't want to leave, and would love to return. It feels more like a large family home where the sense of belonging and comfort, combined with the luxurious surroundings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

El Fenn is better than you could wish for. Understated elegance, calm & relaxed staff, beautiful rooms, great cocktails and gorgeous bathrooms with wonderful smelling products. If you are planning on pounding the pavements of Marrakech all day and getting caught up in all that this fine ancient city has to offer, then this place is perfect for relaxing &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you want a restful place, that feels like an excellent family home, helpful, friendly staff who just can't do enough for you then this is the place. Yet it feels like a top quality hotel. Great to explore from, great to rest in and the food is brilliant. It feels like a top quality hotel run as though you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This Riad is hidden away in the medina, at the edge of the souks. You would never know it was there from the outside. Behind a discret old door lies the most beatlifu oasis. The staff was amazing. Our room even better. It is where old world and a more hip Morrocco collide. It was so convient to the souks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Behind a hidden door in the Medina an incredible vast beautiful traditional home. Exceptional service and facilities. So many places to sit and relax - poolside x 3, the courtyard for afternoon tea, the rooftop tented lounge, the balconies with enormous loungers.... Going back in winter to sit in front of one of the many beautiful open fires!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Special Offer From 11/05/ 2016 to 31/08/2016 DIRECT BOOKING OFFER We assure that you'll always get the best rate available when you book directly with us. Whether you book online or by email, our team are on hand to answer all your questions from pre-booking to check-in and even after you're gone. 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 

Additional Information about El Fenn

Address: Derb Moullay Abdullah Ben Hezzian | Bab el Ksour, Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $175 - $587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Fenn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Riad El Fenn Marrakech
Riad El Fenn Hotel Marrakech
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#16 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#27 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#28 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#30 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
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