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Yussef, plaster carver

The Marrakech street ‘traffic’ whizzes by as young plaster carver Yussef works on a piece in his boutique in the Souk Sidi Isshak near to the Ben Yussef Medersa in central Marrakech just around the corner from Riad Cinnamon. Youssef … Continue reading

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Hanout, designer clothes shop

We are delighted to have discovered ‘Hanout’ a newly opened ladies designer clothes shop in the Marrakech souks. It is modestly named, literally hanout means ‘the shop’ in Darija Moroccan arabic, but the designer clothing on offer is world class. … Continue reading

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Secure online payments Gateway

Arranging payment for your Marrakech break just became even easier with our new online payments gateway. Contact our reservations team to secure accommodation and we will email an easy to follow link.  You can use the link to pay at your … Continue reading

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January Sale! Unbeatable Offers

January is a fantastic time to visit Marrakech to escape the mid winter weather in the UK and continental Europe. Fly three hours South to Magical Marrakech which sits on the same latitude as the Canary Islands.  Whats more the … Continue reading

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Eid Mobarak, 2011

We wish you all a Happy Eid al Adha, November 7th 2011. Eid al Adha, is celebrated on the 10th day of the last month of the lunar islamic calendar approximately 70 days after the end of ramadan.     … Continue reading

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Gelati Dino Marrakech

What better way to indulge yourself in scorching Marrakech than a delicious ice cream. Our favourite place for ice cream is located on the Avenue Mohamed V in the new town of Guiliez. Gelati Dino offers authentic Italian ice cream … Continue reading

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Henna Cafe Marrakech

We are proud to have funded and helped organise the start up of Henna Cafe a not for profit project ‘giving back’ to the welcoming Marrakech Community. The Cafe is located not far from Riad Papillon near the Dar El … Continue reading

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Introducing Riad STAR

We are grateful to our guests at our Riad hotels who have been wonderfully supportive recommending us to family and friends. With so few rooms at each Riad we have, more often than we would have liked, had to explain that we … Continue reading

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Marrakech Moon

The wonderful quality of light in Marrakech is famous, but don’t overlook the pleasure of sitting out under the Marrakech Moon. The image here is the first moon after the holy month of ramadan 2011. Our Riads in Marrakech provide … Continue reading

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Amaia

Restauranteur Eric Garrozo is well known in Marrakech, his latest venture Amaia is a little gem. Located in central Guiliez on the Bd Hassan II just South of its intersection with Avenue Mohammed V the premises present as a modest … Continue reading

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Sky Bar

The aptly named Sky bar is located on the seventh floor, that is the top floor, of the Renaissance hotel in Guiliez.  Access is from an elevator inside the hotel lobby, the bar is open to non residents. An ideal … Continue reading

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Charly’s Cabana

Charly’s Cabana is solid an dependable establishment located in the Marrakech new town of Guiliez at the Junction between Avenue Mohammed V and Boulevard Zerktouni.   Ask a taxi driver to take you to the the Renaissance hotel which is … Continue reading

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Expertly Guided Marrakech Jewellery trip

Renowned Jewellery expert Sarah Corbett is leading her latest five day shopping trip based at Riad Papillon starting on 31st January 2012.   Sarah’s comprehensive Itinerary is as follows: Arrival Day … A driver will be waiting for you on arrival … Continue reading

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Online store benefits Moroccan good causes

Before you travel to Marrakech check out our new online store! When you make purchases in the store Amazon pay an introduction fee of at least five percent.  Marrakech Riad donate all these commissions to Moroccan charities and development projects particularly … Continue reading

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