- Planes From the UK and elsewhere in Europe, British Airways (www.ba.com), Royal Air Maroc (www.royalairmaroc.com), EasyJet (www.easyjet.com) and Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) fly into Marrakech’s Menara Airport. The 20-minute transfer from the airport to the hotel is included in the room rate.
- Trains The Moroccan state railway, ONCF (www.oncf.ma), runs inexpensive – although limited – services to Marrakech from Casablanca, Fez and Tangier. Look for TCR (Train Climatisé Rapide) trains to guarantee air-conditioning in summer. You’ll find plenty of taxis waiting at the city’s charming, if slightly dilapidated, station on Avenue Hassan II.
- Automobiles Driving in Marrakech can be horn-filled and hectic, but if you insist, hire a car from the Avis (www.avis.com) or Hertz (www.hertz.com) desks at the airport. To reach the hotel follow, Avenue de la Menara to the city centre.
Riad Farnatchi 2 Derb el Farnatchi, Qa’at Benahid, Marrakech, Marrakech