Riad El Fenn

4 nights from £ 831 per person
Example price for the next 21 days. Based on 2 adults including Breakfast with flights from London and transfers.
Our price promise: We will not only match offer prices on hotels you may have see quoted elsewhere, but additionally offer FREE room upgrades at most of our hotels, and the best ground transport for transfers, tours and multi centre trips.

Riads in Marrakech, Marrakech

A boutique riad with 20 rooms, 3 pools, hammam & spa

ABOUT: El Fenn is as much a contemporary art gallery as beautiful boutique hotel.  Modern works from the collection of co-owner Vanessa Branson—the tycoon’s sister, and Marrakech Biennale’s founder—are ubiquitous.  Guests can dine below a Francis Upritchard chandelier, for instance, or bed up beside ink studies by Antony Gormley.  Set across three courtyards, El Fenn is a feast of marble pools, bougainvillea and metre-thick walls which block out the medina’s racket. Jemaa-el-Fna, Marrakech’s incredible centrepiece, is only three minutes away.

 

ROOMS: Twenty luxurious quarters offer space, slippers and free Wi-Fi.  Showers are powerful, pillows plentiful, beds huge and ceilings high.  Courtyard Rooms all include a bathtub (plus terraces in some cases), Imperial Suites throw in a lounge area and Private Pool Suites pair roof terraces with plunge pools - an unusually glass-bottomed one, in the case of No.19.  And then there’s Riad Vanessa: a super-indulgent four-bed bolthole with kitchen, courtyard, roof terrace and plunge pool.

 

FACILITIES: All three pools are heated.  One’s found on the vast roof terrace, in the company of hanging gardens, shady daybeds, loungers and even a putting green.  You can enjoy the restaurant’s fine Moroccan and European dishes up there, too, as delicate wisps of food-stall smoke float by.  Down below, a spa uses Le Sens de Marrakech products and cushioned crannies offer an array of secretive spots.

 

EXTRA INFO:El Fenn’s very eco-minded: solar energy is used, and a countryside organic farm helps with the cuisine.  Talking of which, cookery classes are available.  

 

For your Marrakech riad holiday at the Riad El Fenn, call us on 01672 500555 to discuss your plans.

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Our price promise: We will not only match offer prices on hotels you may have see quoted elsewhere, but additionally offer FREE room upgrades at most of our hotels, and the best ground transport for transfers, tours and multi centre trips.
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Max Lawrence - MD Lawrence of Morocco

When travelling around Morocco it is not (contrary to common belief) necessary for women to ‘cover up’ out of respect for local modesty traditions. Morocco is a very mixed society with Moroccans who dress as westerners and more traditional families dressing in a more traditional way.

The only areas of the country where it is advisable for women to cover up their legs and shoulders would be in some parts of the High Atlas Mountains (very remote areas) where the locals are rarely visited by foreigners. It is highly unlikely that you will be visiting these areas on any holiday arranged by Lawrence of Morocco.

Max Lawrence, Owner

First travelled to Morocco in 1986. Lived and worked in Marrakech for 12 years.