Riad Kniza is a gem of a place and provides a wonderful base for exploring Marrakech
Margaret C 38 yrs, London, UK, Read 56 reviews »
- Exquisite in-house Moroccan cuisine and local style interiors
- Discreet & fluently English-speaking staff
- Walking distance from the cultural treasures of Marrakech
Facilities includeWIFI Air conditioning Heated swimming pool Traditional hammam
- City Tours
- The Ourika Valley
Seasons in Morocco
About Riad Kniza
Dating back to the 18th Century, Riad Kniza is an upscale small luxury Hotel de Charme completely restored by Mr. M. Bouskri in the heart of the old M√©dina of Marrakech in the spirit of sharing an authentic Moroccan experience, walking distance from the most important monuments and cultural treasures of Marrakech.
This charming retreat is owned and run by the Bouskri family, Mohammed Bouskri has been a professional guide for the past 35 years and has shown the best of Marrakech to many VIPs and celebrities including former US Presidents as well as Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston, Koffi Anan and Bill Gates.While his wife Najat is one of the most renowned antique dealers in Marrakech. Their son Kamal is manager of the property.
Mr. Bouskri will be more than delighted to share his deep knowledge of the city and the country, with very valuable tips to get the best of Marrakech.
The most skilled teams of craftsmen have proudly honoured their masters creating a real gem of Moorish architecture and arts. Riad Kniza, with its tastefully decorated seven rooms and suites, is an excellent starting point to explore the city; situated only a few minutes walk from the famous square Jamae Al Fana, the wonderful souks and the most important monuments and cultural treasures of the imperial city, and in short distance from the Gueliz, the modern part of Marrakech.
The qualified, discreet and fluently English-speaking staff will make every effort to ensure guests feel at home and their stay is unforgettable. A true Moroccan experience just isn't complete without experiencing the exquisite Moroccan cuisine. The chef has catered for distinguished great Moroccan families and embassies. Riad Kniza guests will enjoy Moroccan gastronomy at its best! Meals can be served on the terrace with beautiful views of the majestic High Atlas Mountains and the fabulous ancient Medina as well as in the two homely lounges.
Each of the seven rooms and suites is unique and very tastefully decorated equipped with AC, satellite TV, high speed wireless internet access, direct phone, safe, en-suite bathrooms and fire places (except the deluxe room L'Orientale and the Junior Suite Johara have no fireplace).
Throughout the history of the kingdom, many kings of Morocco have fallen in love with Marrakech and have brought to their Capital the best craftsmen and architects to leave remaining till these days some of the most magnificent architectural treasures such as the Imperial Park of the Menara, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadien Tombs,
Apart from the fabulous Souks of Marrakech the wonderful Jama El Fna Square, the Museum of Marrakech, the tour of the Ramparts and the “Palmeraie”, one should not miss visiting the Majorelle Gardens and its Museum of Islamic Art where one can admire the very valuable private collection of Yves Saint Laurent of Moroccan arts, crafts and antics.
How to get there
We will assist you with all necessary internal transfers after booking.
There are various flights to Marrakech Menara Airport. From most European destinations the flight takes around 3 hours and are usually between ¬£100 / ¬£150 return.
Royal Air Maroc
Riad Kniza are happy to offer Better Late Luxury clients free arrival transfers from any location of their choice in Marrakech including the airport
NB. All prices and times are subject to change.
When to go
Riad Kniza is closed from August 1st to August 15th every year
Minimum 5 night stay 21st December to 6th January.
Riad Kniza are happy to offer Better Late Luxury clients free arrival transfers from any location of their choice in Marrakech including the airport.
Travelling with children
Children over the age of 12 are welcome
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