Useful background information for tourists visiting Marrakech, Morocco
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 […]
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.
Brussels airlines are the latest carrier to fly to Marrakech. There will now be three airlines operating scheduled flights on the Brussels to Marrakech route with Brussels Airlines joining Royal Air Maroc and Thompson. Flying time is a convenient three and a half hours. When you arrive in sunny Marrakech let us pick you up […]
Our Riads are perfect for your romantic break in Marrakech, Morocco. Browse the romantic and intimate rooms, then reserve your favourite. Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: Fez | Essaouira | Chefchaouen | Casablanca | Meknes Luxurious en suite rooms at Riad Papillion: Bougainvillea | Geranium | Hibiscus | Jasmine | Rose
Small or ‘petit’ taxis in Marrakech can take up to three passengers. Painted a distinctive yellow they are a common sight on the streets of the Red City. We are happy to help visitors to Marrakech with travel advice whether or not they are guests in our luxury Marrakech Riads. For five or ten minute journeys aound […]
Bouganvillea loves a sunny position. We have a stunning red Bouganvillea on the roof terrace at Riad Cinnamon which is in full bloom in the Marrakech spring. Riad Cinnamon’s roof terrace is the perfect place to relax. Come and stay with us soon!
Marrakech Riad Cinnamon is especially atmospheric at night when traditional Moroccan lamps cast patterns of light and shadow. The luxurious Casablanca suite with its subtle decor is always a relaxing retreat. Lie back and admire the shadows on the ceiling. Make your reservation at luxurious Riad Cinnamon today!
Marrakech Riad will be exhibiting on stand LA13 at Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show. The Venue is the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London Opening hours: Thursday 3rd 10.00 am to 8.30 pm Friday 4th 10.00 am to 5.30 pm Satruday 5th 10.00 am to 5.30pm Sunday 6th 10.00 am to 5.30 pm Reserve […]
The local bakery is a Marrakech institution, traditional homes do not have ovens so bread, cakes and anything else that requires baking are taken to the baker to be cooked in his wood fired oven. The bread for Marakech Riad Cinnamon is baked at the nearby Ben Yussef bakery. Finished loaves are kept on racks […]
Our searchable Marrakech travel Guide now has more than 200 pages proving live flight information, news and restaurant reviews, as well as the best of the old town medina and the new town of Guiliez. Nothing compares to the intimacy of a Boutique Riad Hotel for your Marrakech holiday or City Break. Reserve accommodation today!
Traditional Hammans in Marrakech are heated by traditional ovens known as Farnatchi, throughout the day the Farnatchi burns at a ferocious temperature heating pipes transporting hot water and steam to the Hamman. In charge of the Farnatchi at the Hamman local to Riad Cinnamon is Gnawa who is also a talented musician Stay in one […]
The Chrob ou Chouf fountain is located in the Central Medina near to the Marrakech Museum and our Marrakech Riad Cinnamon. Built under the Saadian dynasty around 1600 the arabic name translates literally as ‘Drink and Look’. As Marrakech expanded fountains provided essential drinking water for new neighbourhoods transported via a complex system of underground […]
The Kingdom of Morocco will host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Football tournament in the face of strong competition from recent world cup hosts South Africa who will host the 2017 competition. Morocco last hosted the tournament in 1988. Marrakech will be an important host City with the newly opened ‘Stade de Marrakech’ the […]
Live snails are a common site in the markets in Marrakech. These were photographed in the Rahba Kedima square in January 2011 Our Marrakech Riads are the perfect base to explore the sights and sounds of the colourful old town Medina. Make your reservation today!