Boutique hotels in Medina, Marrakech
Mr & Mrs Smith has visited romantic boutique hotels, chic and stylish B&Bs and five-star luxury hideaways in Medina, Marrakech, to bring you a handpicked selection of the best boutique hotels in the area. If you can't find what you're looking for in Medina, check out our larger Marrakech collection.
- Style Curvacious teched-up riad
- Setting Quiet Ksour sidestreet
It may be 600 years old, but this chic riad in the Marrakech medina is thoroughly modern; Maison MK fuses trad Maroc motifs with cutting-edge technology and thrillingly cool design.
- Style Traditional riad with an artist’s touch
- Setting On the cusp of medina and souk
At El Fenn, Moroccan architecture encloses space, creates a sheltered garden, turns away from the outside world, and looks in on a personal paradise of shade.
- Style Art-school riad
- Setting Alleys of Bab Doukkala
There seems to have been a comfort avalanche at Riad 72 in the Marrakech medina, with futons, huge cushions and decadent paddedness everywhere.
- Style Designer riad
- Setting Neighbouring the Royal Palace
Once a wealthy merchant's house opposite the palace in Marrakech, boutique hotels don't come more stylish and intimate than Dar Les Cigognes.
- Style Palace of pleasure
- Setting Medina-side Mamounia gardens
Ravishing and regal, La Mamounia hotel is set in royal gardens, styled with Moorish opulence, and as sensuous as a seraglio.
- Style World of interiors
- Setting Funky old Medina
An Italian Orientalist's fantasy holiday home, quirky riad Dar Darma in the heart of the Marrakech Medina boldly partners 300-year-old painted ceilings and faded antique textiles with Versace-esque velvet settles and leopardskin rugs.
- Style Elegant holiday home
- Setting Mid medina
Dar Seven is more an elegant home than a hotel. Cubbies of cream-upholstered sofas and dark wooden furniture are utterly tranquil and magnificently chic.
- Style Elegant Arabesque
- Setting Bab Doukkala back streets
Noir D'Ivoire in Marrakech is an utterly spoiling haven from home that brings together all the best features of a traditional riad – palatial courtyard, atmospheric roof terrace, tasty Moroccan food – and adds decadent modern trimmings.
- Style Minimalism à la mode
- Setting The Marrakechi Marais
Like the Parisian Marais, the Dar One riad is all about sleek, edgy design chic and pared-back luxe in the old Jewish quarter. Owner Jean Peres designed all the bespoke furnishings himself and had them crafted by local artisans – we like his style.
- Style Out of Africa
- Setting Souk-side cul de sac
A short side-street stroll from the Marrakech medina’s hectic heart, Riad Azzar – with its unassailable air of serenity – is the perfect place to return to after a hard day’s haggling.
- Style Ravishing riad reinvention
- Setting Souk central
Riad Due offers the perfect mid-Medina retreat for couples in search of secrecy, and the huge roof terrace is the ideal place to relax in the sun and escape the scuffle of the souks.
- Style Refined comfort
- Setting Medina with mod-cons
Every detail of Riad Farnatchi has been considered with guests' comfort in mind, making it one of Marrakech's most refined takes on the private courtyard-house hotel.
- Style Regal and rooftop-enhanced
- Setting Just by Djemaa El Fna
Riad Siwan is a Moroccan Medina marvel, with staff like friends, decadent dining and a pool on the roof.
- Style Private and petite
- Setting Boutique back alley
The rooms of Talaa 12 hotel in Marrakech overlooking the courtyard are shuttered in calm pale green; orange trees and palms stand guard over an ornamental pool.