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El Fenn

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#53 of 495 Hotels in Marrakech
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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here our last night in Morocco and my only regret is that it was booked the other nights we were here. This was an absolutely stunning riad- both from a design perspective (every nook and cranny is Instagram-worthy) and a service perspective. It's in a safe area, and the potential for relaxation away from the hustle and bustle...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed only for one night at El Fenn, it felt like we had been there for days, our room was absolutely delightful, really cosy bed with lovely crisp bedding. The food was excellent as were all the staff from the moment we arrived until we left. We will definitely return as we have decided that El Fenn will be...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic little hotel in the middle of Marrakech with beautiful and luxurious rooms, exceptional staff and service, and very good food. I would find it difficult to stay anywhere else if when we go back to Marrakech.

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Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is an oasis in the middle of Marrakesh. Five star, elegant, well-designed and thought-through interior. Cool, quiet, birds chirping, water flowing, orange trees, swimming pools, rooftop bar and restaurant. All this 5 minutes walk from the main Medina square!! Really, nothing not to like.Its the only Raid I've stayed in so no real value comparison...its not cheap at...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at El Fenn was fabulous. The quiet atmosphere in the middle of the busy medina, the luxurious rooms, the good food, it was super. We also took a trip to a Berberic village in the Atlas mountains with a tour and a lunch with Saida and her family. An experience to remember!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a four night stay at El Fenn´s 4 bedroom private riad. The location is perfect - walking distance from most of the main attractions and at the same time it is possible to get a taxi 1 minute from the hotel´s front door. The drinks and the food, especially the breakfast which is included in the...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the 3 room private Riad which is the perfect private hide away. Every room has its bathroom and shower. there is a living room and a fridge filled with water all the time. and there is nice private rooftop with a plunch pool. This place is just really amazing!!!

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EFGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at El Fenn, responded to this review

The headline made us smile because yes... it is hard to capture all its beauty in photos! We're so pleased you enjoyed the 3-bed riad - we think it's a really special spot for a group of friends or family to enjoy. Thanks so much for such a kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance from the medina, El Fenn give you the perfect location to explore the area without the hassle of taxi rides. The staff is always willing to accommodate you and offer their advice and you should certainly visit their top picks. I wouldn't have found most of the wonderful places in Marrakech without them. The green tea, the morning...

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EFGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at El Fenn, responded to this review

What a lovely review to read! We're delighted that you left having had such great experiences of Morocco - its people and culture. Belaid will be delighted to know that he helped create that for you. Marrakech is popular and so we always try to get our clients a bit off the tourist track and into the really authentic city...

Assier, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 days and 4 nights at the Riad El Fenn to celebrate my mothers 80th birthday and I would like to thank all the wonderfull people whom works at Riad El Fenn for the service - the people and the service really makes this Riad a special place. Any problem was solved right away with a smile. I...

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EFGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at El Fenn, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you and your family here for such a special celebration and we're so pleased that our staff looked after you so well. They are a great team who work extremely hard so it's always a pleasure for them to read they've done their job well! We're glad you enjoyed the cake and hope your mother...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, stylish, friendly and excellent location. El Fenn means the art and the place is stuffed with great paintings, objects and furniture. Two swimming pools, good hammam (spa) facilities and a lovely roof top restaurant / bar.

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EFGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at El Fenn, responded to this review

What a pleasure to read this review: from locatoin to decor to food and shopping, it sounds as if we ticked all the boxes for you. We're delighted!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Special Offer From 11/05/ 2016 to 31/08/2016 DIRECT BOOKING OFFER We assure that you'll always get the best rate available when you book directly with us. Whether you book online or by email, our team are on hand to answer all your questions from pre-booking to check-in and even after you're gone. With 20 individually styled rooms and suites, a four-bedroom private riad, 3 swimming pools and its own hammam spa, El Fenn is a unique boutique hotel combining grandeur and historic architecture with hideaway nooks, terraces and gardens - making it the most peaceful place from which to enjoy Africa's most exotic city.Our story began with two friends on the hunt for a small riad to buy as a holiday home. It was 2002 when Vanessa Branson and Howell James walked into the almost ruined courtyard of one of Marrakech's formerly great private homes. Nearing dusk and with the sound of the muezzin's call to prayer echoing in the air, they instantly fell in love with the atmospheric house which was being sold with three smaller neighbouring homes. They soon realised that their holiday home was going to become so much more.At the time, only a handful of Marrakech's riads had been converted to small hotels and Vanessa and Howell knew they wanted to open a place offering something different - a home from home retreat that combined great food and service with the spirit of the building's past and a contemporary decorative twist. During a two-year renovation, local craftsman used traditional techniques to breathe new life into the building. Polished lime plastering was used in a rainbow of colours to create walls, baths and bed frames, original tiling was renovated and carved cedar ceilings restored. Retro furniture sourced from local flea markets was combined with one-off bespoke pieces to create a unique interior. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Fenn

Address: Derb Moullay Abdullah Ben Hezzian | Bab el Ksour, Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $312 - $920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Fenn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Riad El Fenn Marrakech
Riad El Fenn Hotel Marrakech
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#16 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#28 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#30 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
#36 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
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“All the rooms are good!”
persiansusan, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get the 3 room Riad if you go with a group of friends... the other rooms i peaked in and they look all really stunning as well...”
  • 1 room from the 3 room private riad
TEAMSANTMARC, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Plunge pool room with a private rooftop is worth it!”
LongFlights, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For elderly people - ask for the pink room as the shower and bathroom is functionall.”
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922daisys, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The 'small rooms' are still pretty generously sized.”
westholts, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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