We adore Marrakech, the old town has beautiful Boutique hotels, a host of restaurants and so many stylish shops that it is sometimes easy to forget that Morocco is a developing country. When packing for Marrakech it is important to choose the right footwear for walking in the Medina. Lovers of stillettos and espadrilles be warned! […]
The old town of Marrakech is known as the Medina, set inside an ancient city wall and in many ways little changed since the middle ages. The perfect place for your Marrakech medina stay is a restored Riad hotel, constructed around a courtyard garden. Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: Fez | Essaouira | Chefchaouen | Casablanca | Meknes […]
Moroccan summer days can be extremely hot. The dipping pools in our Marrakech Riads are perfect for cooling off. We also have air conditioning in all rooms. Riad Cinnamon even has a second dipping pool on the spacious roof terrace. Check out our Marrakech accommodation before making your reservation: Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: Fez […]
Marrakech is a riot of colour, take a short stroll from your Riad hotel into the Souks and you will be captivated. The patterns of decoration are also enchanting, in Islam it is forbidden to produce a representation of a living creature, for this reason traditional arabic and Moroccan decoration involves repeating geometric shapes. Our friend […]
Wandering through the Red City of Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Take a look at the many and varied doors and windows of Marrakech and consider for a moment what might be behind them! It is almost impossible to know from the street whether a Marrakech home is a hovel or a beautiful […]
The Marrakech Souks contain an astonishing variety of life. Just a 15 minute walk though the Souks near to Riad Papillon and Riad Cinnamon in the central medina gives a window onto an ancient culture. Start in a Caravanserai ( a camel motel!) recently restored using UNESCO funding (Marrakech is a UNESCO world heritage site), […]
What better place to wake before dawn than the ancient City of Marrakech. The gallery below traces an early morning stroll, waking in our luxury Riad Cinnamon, taking a hot shower in the Casablanca suite, moving swiftly up to the roof terrace to catch the sunrise behind the Ben Yussef mosque and the Atlas Mountains […]
Some would argue that Chicken Tagine is the Moroccan National dish (though others would say cous cous!). It is certainly a Moroccan classic. If you want to experience the REAL Morocco stay in our Riad Marrakech Luxury Accommodation. What better way to sample the delights of this ancient culture and share a warm moroccan welcome. […]
The Marrakech Souks are endlessly entertaining. Take a stroll through the ancient medina with our friend Paul, just minutes from your Marrakech Riad The streets of Marrakech are a scene of constant change and motion. Browse our Marrakech accommodation before making your reservation. Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: Fez | Essaouira | Chefchaouen | Casablanca | Meknes Luxurious […]
Travel from London to your luxury Riad in Marrakech, Morocco could not be easier. There are now flights from all four London airports, Heathrow (BMI) Luton (Ryanair) Gatwick (BA, Easyjet, Thomson) and Stansted (Ryanair). If you have time and really want to ENJOY your journey don’t overlook the option of traveling by train. Take the […]
Fresh vegetables are a staple food in Marrakech. It is common to see farmers selling produce in the narrow streets of the medina, there are also specialist greengrocers like this one on the Rue Mouassine on the way to the Jemma al Fnaa Square from our Marrakech Riads. There is nothing to compare to a […]
Craftsmen from the Imperial City of Fez, Morocco are known for their intricate tile work. This magnificent example is behind a fountain in the old town of Marrakech. Stay in one of our Riad boutique hotels and experience the Red City at First hand. Make contact today to reserve accommodation.
Dusk at the end of a long hot day, just around the corner from Riad Papillon in the fashionable Dar El Bashah district of Marrakech, Morocco. Both our Marrakech Riads are located in the heart of the old town medina, come and experience this ancient culture and the warmth of our Marrakech welcome.
Salam Eileikum and welcome to Marrakech Riad, Boutique hotel accommodation in Marrakech, Morocco. Marrakech is an exciting & relatively safe city, common sense is the new visitors biggest asset. Above all we would suggest that you do not over plan your stay, allow plenty of time for exploring at your own pace. The central location of […]
“Brazil, Morocco, London to Ibiza, Straight to LA, New York, Vegas to Africa” from the lyrics of Jennifer Lopez worldwide hit “on the floor” which is currently topping the charts across Europe and North Africa. Marrakech is one of hottest destinations in Morocco and in Africa. Get involved, check out our boutique Riad hotels in […]
Now is the time to make your Xmas or New Year reservation in one of our stunning Marrakech Riads. Check out our outstanding seasonal banquet menu!Why not enjoy a whole Riad rental with friends or family. Take advantage of our offers, don’t delay making your holiday season reservation.
Our friends at klik2travel today launched their new website with a new Marrakech City Guide alongside their establish London City Guide. Video articles include: Jemma al Fnaa Jemma al Fnaa at night Marrakech Riad Papillon Marrakech Riad Cinnamon A day trip to Essaouira, featuring images by Bjorn Loeden And most recently added, Rabha Kedima: After you […]
In the heart of the Marrakech Mediana, master craftsmen, known as ‘mellem’ are working using many ancient skills. The Mellem below was photographed in the Marrakech Souks not far from Riad Cinnamon shaping an Oud in lemon wood. The enchanting sound of classical Oud is familiar throughout the arab world Stay in our Riads in Magical Marrakech and experience this fascinating and ancient […]
We enjoy serving seasonal organic fruit and vegetables at our marrakech riads. In March and April this includes broad beans which are abundant in the street markets. Reserve dinner for your arrival evening when you book accommodation. The perfect base from which to explore the ancient medina of Marrakech, Morocco.