Boasting two unique properties in the heart of Marrakech, Cenizaro Hotels and Resorts invites guests to uncover the bustling city and all of its secrets this season. With springlike sunny days and chilly nights warmed by bedside fires, there’s never been a better time to rediscover the city’s charm with the luxury hospitality brand’s two riad hotels. Set in the epicentre of the medina, just a short walk from the vibrant Jemaa el-Fna square, the enchanting 11-key Riad Elegancia, offers guests the city’s most authentic yet exclusive riad experience.
Deeply rooted in its Arab Andalusian heritage, built around two expansive patios, the intimate hideaway offers all the comforts of a luxury hotel with the ornate furnishings of a traditional riad. A destination its own right, the rooftop is painted in Morocco’s distinctive colour palette of Majorelle blue, yellow, pink and green, complete with 360 views over the ancient cityscape. Just a stone’s throw away, lies Morocco’s first boutique riad hotel, La Maison Arabe. Once graced by royalties and dignitaries including Queen Ingrid of Denmark and Sir Winston Churchill, the 37-room property’s rich storied past is echoed throughout. Complete with intimate yet opulent Moorish settings, here, the guest experience is steeped in traditional Moroccan hospitality.
With three restaurants to choose from, La Maison Arabe also boasts a piano-jazz bar and celebrated cookery school. The very first in Marrakech, guests and locals alike can master Moroccan cooking, blending spices with ingredients freshly plucked from the vegetable gardens. Immersed in an oasis of verdant gardens, guests of both properties can relax in the “Espace Raha” a traditional hammam spa. Lounge in an outdoor heated pool set amid a flower-filled courtyard before indulging in a Hammam or massage. Encouraging guests to head out and explore, both hotels offer a variety of expeditions, from day trips to coastal town Essaouira to road trips across the Agafay desert.
At Riad Elegancia rooms start £150 per night. To book please visit:
At La Maison Arabe rooms start at £146 per night. To book please visit: