Spread across fourteen acres at the foot of the Atlas mountains, Fellah Hotel is more like a village than a hotel. This luxury hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, is the labor of love of a French couple with North African roots. Their influences are eclectic which is clearly visible from the hotel’s interiors: mid modern vintage furniture pieces are combined with traditional furniture made by Moroccan craftsmen.
The beautiful villas have lovely outdoor terraces which offer stunning views of beautiful gardens and the breathtaking Atlas Mountains. (more…)
Dar Kawa is a beautiful five-star accommodation in the heart of the Marrakech medina. The old riad has been restored together with Belgian architect Quentin Wilbaux. The owner, Valerie Barkowski, looked for a way to combine the house’s seventeenth-century Saadian architecture with modern comfort and style, bringing the house firmly into the twenty-first century.
Only traditional materials were used for the restoration and the basic structure of the house was left intact. The decor is deliberately simple, yet authentic, with great attention paid to details, quality and service. (more…)
Peacock Pavilions in Marrakech is on my personal (wish)list of places to stay. It has been since owner Maryam announced on her blog My Marrakech that she was building this guest house. I knew from the start that it was going to be fabulous!
Maryam, who is originally fro the US, is a freelance photographer, travel and lifestyle writer, often reporting on food, shopping, spas, and other fun experiences in Marrakech. Currently she is doing a coffee table book – part memoir and part Moroccan interior design treatise – for a major US publisher. Besides all this, she is trying to save the world as an international human rights and democracy specialist. (more…)
P‘tit Habibi is an unique riad at the north end of the Marrakech Medina. The house, which fuses traditional artisan craft with modern design, has the feel of a beautifully designed private house. With only 4 rooms it is the perfect place to spend a wonderful long weekend.
All four rooms are individually designed mixing traditional craftsmanship with cutting edge design. (more…)
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