Other tourist information

At Marrakech Riad we pride ourselves on offering our guests as much support and information as they require to help them to plan their perfect stay in our beautiful Medina accommodation.some basic information for tourists visiting Marrakech, Morocco is on offer here for our guests.

Flowers in your Marrakech hotel room?

Birthday? Anniversary? Valentine?  for that extra special occasion why not a glorious bunch of fresh flowers in your Riad hotel room? Contact our reservations team to pre order or don’t hesitate to discuss with the team at the hotel. Nothing is too much trouble in our Marrakech Riads.

Atmospheric Riad courtyard in the old town of Marrakech

Our Marrakech boutique hotels can now be booked 24 hours a day online. Convenient availability calendars show current availability on a room by room basis so it is quick and easy to secure your preferred accommodation whether that is a romantic double,  a fun and practical family room, a luxurious twin or a whole Riad ! Please click through […]

Marrakech Riad Holiday family room

There has never been a better time for Marrakech holidays.  There are currently scheduled flights from all four London airports transporting you in just three hours to the most exotic and foreign destination you can viably reach for a weekend break. There are fantastic hotels and villas in Marrakech, as there are all over the […]

mint tea

Mint tea is the staple of Moroccan hospitality. Here is our recipe for mint tea as the locals drink it. Essentials: * 1 teapot * 2 tsp Loose Black Tea Leaves * 2 bunch Fresh Mint Leaves * Boiling Water *Sugar Method 1. Put the tea leaves in the bottom of the tea-pot 2. Break mint […]

Diners Club and Discover accepted in our Marrakech Riad Reservation Office

We are delighted to be able to accept Diners Club and Discover in payment for your Marrakech Riad Reservations. Even better, as with other commonly accepted credit cards we make no processing charge.   Confirming your reservation could not be easier, we will email a link to our secure online payment gateway. Another good reason […]

Sunset over Marrakech square

Ryanair’s Spring Schedule for 2013 sees the return of the popular direct flight from Luton to Marrakech.  Starting on the second of February the service builds up to a fantastic SIX flights per week.  There are bargains be had for early reservation with most flights under £50 We will be pleased to have you met […]

The Ben Youseff mosque seen from Riad Cinnamon

Budget airline Easyjet is launching a new year round service to Marrakech from London Stansted. Flights leave on Monday Wednesday and Friday with the inaugural flight on Friady 15th February 2012.  Tickets are now on sale and there are some fantastic prices with flights from as little as £25 in the opening weeks. Where better […]

Meknes suite riad Cinnamon

The holy festival of Eid el Kebir is celebrated on the 26th October 2012. Marking two months since the end of of Ramadan this important day has new meaning in the modern world as it provides an impetus for families to come together in the same way as Americans at thanksgiving or Europeans at Christmas. […]

yoga at riad cinnamon featured in femail

Riad Cinnamon were delighted to host a recent Marrakech retreat for London based yoga teacher Nell Lindsell founder of yogabugs. We were doubly delighted to read Deborah Arthurs kind words in her article in femail. Riad Cinnamon has such versatile accommodation it has proved itself perfect for groups of all descriptions-  wedding partys, family get-aways, […]

jet2.com destination marrakech

Low cost airline Jet2 have announced trial flights to Marrakech in spring 2013 Newcastle out to Marrakech on the 19th April returning on the 22nd Leeds Bradford out to Marrakech on the 26th April returning on the 29th We hope this will lead to a regular service. When in Marrakech there is no better place […]

marrakech film festival

The Marrakech film festival takes place in late November / early December each year. There is often a strong indian flavour with tributes to Hindi cinema. There are usually free screening of films projected on large screens in the main square. The atmosphere in the Marrakech old town is truly magical during the film festival. […]

marrakech salsa

The fifth international Festival of Salsa takes place in Marrakech from September 27th to October 1st featuring renowned artists Johny Vasques and Susane Montero. What better way to enjoy the Red City than to stay in a traditonal Riad in the old town, don’t delay make your reservation today!

British Airways Marrakech

Our Riad hotels offer a first class service. We are delighted that full service airline British Airways are now operating daily flights to Marrakech from London Gatwick as well as five flights a week from Heathrow on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. Marrakech is one of the worlds most exotic destinations, just three hours from […]

marrakech cricket club

Summer 2012 sees the formation of a cricket club in Marrakech- The MCC! Any donations of cricket equipment for players of all ages and sizes would be gratefully received. The club has volunteers who are able to organise transport from the UK to Morocco.  If you may be able to help with equipment please contact […]

Ait ben Haddu

Marrakech Riad are proud to support the ‘Be inspired‘ event taking place in London on 8 July 2012. Five Moroccan charities will benefit including the British Moroccan Society. We believe it is important to give back where possible to the communities in Morocco which make our visitors so welcome.  

Candlelit Marrakech

Candlelight is one of the delights of Marrakech, a mediaeval city just three hour flight away and ideal for a romantic short break. Enjoy a candlelit dinner on your arrival evening. Soak of the atmosphere after dark in the candlelit courtyard. Or enjoy a personal Hammam and massage in the traditional Hammam at Dar Habiba. […]

events for namawongo

Marrakech Riad are delighted to support Events for Namuwongo a fantastic example of an industry getting together to give back- in this case to a slum community in Uganda. At a Charity Auction on 22nd May 2012 two short breaks to our Marrakech Riads raised more than £7,200 a useful contribution to the fantastic £80,000 […]

African Space foundation

We are proud to support the African Space Trust a charity registered in the UK committed to supporting sustainable development in sub saharan africa. A short break at Riad Papillon will be a star prize at the African Space fund raising Quiz night on Friday 29th June 2012. Please do not hesitate to contact us if […]

hammam and massage room header

Riad Star is your sanctuary for a three night pamper break.  Just ten minutes walk from the drama and chaos of the Jemaa al Fnaa Square you could hardly believe the oasis of calm provided by the Riad courtyard. Great Value at £249 (Euros 299) per person. Even in winter Marrakech enjoys an average of […]

Riad Cinnamon roof terrace

A special break for Mum and daughter, a memorable birthday celebration with friends or a more refined hen party.  Whatever the occasion our ‘Girls Weekend’  is the perfect package for groups of between 2 and 17 ladies at the fantastic price of £149 per person (Euros 175). Our Riads have twin and triple bed rooms, […]

Champagne Marrakech Break

Treat yourselves to our Champagne Break comprising three nights in a romantic suite at a wonderful boutique hotel, a three course Champagne dinner on your arrival evening, a half day tour of Marrakech highlights in a horse drawn carriage, and plenty of time to both relax and explore Marrakech.  All for just £249 (Euros 299) […]


Our budget Marrakech package allows guests to enjoy the Traditonal Riad Dar Habiba and our famous hospitality for a three night stay at the fabulous price of just £99 per person  (Euros 119). Don’t delay, make contact today! Included in the Budget Marrakech package: *  Arrival transfer from Marrakech airport. *  Three nights sharing the […]

gluten free bread in our marrakech riad
recycling in Marrakech
motorcycle arrival

Arriving by road could not be easier for guests at our Marrakech Riad hotels. We recommend using supervised parking at the entrance to the old town medina where your vehicle will be looked over by the dependable ‘guardians’ night and day for a modest charge. Our staff will be pleased to meet you at a landmark location […]