Riad Hikaya, Marrakech
|252 Rue Sidi Mansour, , Kasbah, Medina, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz, MOROCCO.|
Description: Riad HikayaThis fabulous riad - a traditional Moroccan palace with a courtyard - is a luxury boutique hotel located in the royal quarter of Marakech 's famous medina, the 'Kasbah'. After a painstaking and lengthy restoration, Riad Hikaya offers luxurious accommodation, fantastic cuisine and bespoke services in an unique, friendly setting.
Within easy walking distance of the main square, Jemaa al Fnaa, and the city's other famous landmarks, Riad Hikaya is the perfect spot for relaxing visits to this spectacular city. Riad Hikaya's multi-lingual British owners, genuine experts on the region, and the friendly staff, can provide unique insights to Marrakesh and the surrounding region, and offer a full range of tailor-made services for guests, including booking guides, organising trips to the desert and the atlas mountains, arranging taxis and transport and making recommendations and reservations for local restaurants.
The hotel has just eight uniquely decorated and furnished rooms, which, like the rest of the riad, have been carefully restored with the help of local craftsmen, using authentic regional fabrics and materials. The riad also offers unique dining experiences, both indoors and on the fabulous rooftop terrace, and guests can wind down and relax in the exclusive spa, which features a Hammam, Jacuzzi and a wide range of treatments and massages. Riad Hikaya also features a magnificent outdoor pool.
Type of rooms: Riad HikayaRahma Double Room:
This charming little room is situated on the first floor the small mirrored courtyard. It features a traditional bed, cactus silk curtains and hand-made wooden shutters. Hand painted plaster motifs, soft kelim armchairs and vintage Berber carpets complete the luxurious feel. The bathroom offers a sunken, hand painted bath and a nickel silver a monsoon shower. One queen-size bed. Room size 12 sq m.
Karama Double Room:
This delightful little room features a canopy bed fashioned from desert silk and muslin. Antique carpets and velvet chairs complete the luxurious feel. The large bathroom features a domed 'zelij' shower. One queen-size double bed. Room size 15 sq m.
Ikhlas Double Room:
This room is located on the first floor of the riad, overlooking the central courtyard and pool. An elegant, textured canopy of handmade fabrics and muslin frames the bed, bringing warmth and romance to this wonderfully light and spacious room. The room is furnished with antique Berber carpets, copper mirrors, zelij tables and a desert silk upholstered copper sofa. The stylish bathroom has a beautifully sculpted tadelakt and zelij shower. One queen-size bed or two single beds. Room size 20 sq m.
Hubb Double Room:
This fabulous room is located on the ground floor and opens onto the pool. It features a beautifully upholstered canopy bed, vintage Berber carpets and Moroccan wedding tent fabrics on the walls. The spacious bathroom includes a large monsoon shower and a hand crafted copper bath for the most luxurious of bathing experiences. One queen-size bed. Room size 20 sq m.
Amal Double Room:
This charming room is situated on the first floor, overlooking the mirror lined courtyard. A traditional canopy made from cactus silk and muslin along with hanging tassels adorns the king size bed. Soft, kelim armchairs, vintage carpets and an antique silver writing desk complete the comfortable ambience. There is also a large tear drop shaped, tadelakt fireplace. The spacious tiled en-suite bathroom has a deep copper bath and a monsoon shower. One queen-size bed or two single beds. Room size 20 sq m.
Hanan Double Room:
This spacious room is located on the first floor, offering a view over the courtyard and pool. It features a hand-sculpted wooden canopy bed. Hand painted ceilings and mood lighting add to the romantic feel. The room is tastefully furnished with soft kelim armchairs, handmade silver mirrors and antique carpets. One queen-size bed. Room size 20 sq m.
Sharaf Double Room:
The largest room in the riad is situated on the ground floor, opening on to the mirror lined courtyard. It features a hand-crafted, wooden bed styled in the Berber tradition, and hand painted plaster motifs decorate the walls. An oversized kelim armchair and sofa complete the opulent feel. The hand-painted, zelij tiled bathroom includes a silver monsoon shower and a sunken tadelakt bath for the most luxuriant of bathing experiences. One king size bed, one single bed. Room size 25 sq m.
Najwa, meaning secret conversation in Arabic, is located on the first floor of the Riad offering a view over the main courtyard and pool. The bedhead - or "muqarbas" in Arabic - is made from hand sculpted plaster, designed as it is installed by the "plâtrier artisanal". The room is elegantly lit with traditional handcrafted Moroccan lanterns which can be dimmed to create a romantic mood. Cactus silk curtains and tadelakt walls are rose coloured adding to the warm and cosy feel. The room is finished with Berber carpets, traditional shutters and bespoke cedar wood and kelim furniture. Although one of our smaller double rooms it can also be converted very comfortably into a twin room. The gorgeous bathroom is fully tiled in zellij, traditional glazed tiles from Fes, and decorated with berber motifs. The deep, hand sculpted tadelakt bath incorporates a monsoon shower which offer a most luxuriant bathing experience. Room size: 16 sq metres.
All rooms feature: private en-suite bathroom; remote controlled air-conditioning and heating for the cooler months; fresh fruit and mineral water; fresh flowers; ''Sens de Marrakesh '' toiletries; his and hers Babouche; flat-screen TV with satellite channels; nightly turn-down service with rose petals; iPod docking station; free Wi-Fi internet access.
Additional information: Riad Hikaya
Airport shuttle services are available on request. Charges apply.
Each rate may have its own cancellation policy as determined by the hotel. The hotel may charge the guest in accordance with hotel policy. All costs may change or vary between booking channels and should be understood (verified and accepted) upon booking.
Number of rooms: 8
Official category: Hotel Rooms.
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, French, Spanish.Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
Nearest airport: Marrakech-Menara Airport - 5,8km.