Culture Break

Culture Break

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Marrakech offers a thousand years of culture only three hours from home. Our culture break is based in your Luxury Riad room with en suite shower. Start with private arrival and departure transfers from Marrakech Airport. Enjoy a delicious three course meal on your arrival evening. Breakfast will be served at the time of your choice with North African dishes alongside familiar European classics. Start your first morning with a walking tour by a registered Marrakech guide then a half day tour by horse and carriage, following the ramparts of the walled mediaeval city with stops at palaces and gardens. You will have the loan of a local pay as you go phone for the duration of your stay and complimentary Mint tea at any time as you relax at the riad. From £175 per person, don’t delay make your reservation today!

The culture break can be booked online for two people travelling together sharing a double or twin room. Please contact us if you are a solo traveler, a family, or a group of friends wishing to share a larger room or even a whole riad for your exclusive use.

Riad Spice

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Ginger Room

Ginger Room

3 night Culture Break £208 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The ginger room is located on the first floor of riad spice boasting a host of modern conveniences like air conditioning, free WiFi, smart tv, mini bar and many more. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. Comfortable and practical, this medina room has a full size bathtub with shower.

Juniper Room

Juniper Room

3 night Culture Break £208 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The juniper room is a medina room located on the roof terrace of our riad spice. Cosy and practical, this room can comfortably sleep two people with a queen size bed or two single beds. The intricate hand carved Moroccan details on the walls and ceiling contribute to a lovely ambience. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, WiFi, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts. The bathroom has a full size bath tub. The juniper room can interconnect with Nigella, together they are perfect for a family or a group of up to 5 friends.

Paprika Room

Paprika Room

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The paprika room will quickly attract your attention due to the amazingly hand carved decor on the fireplace and also the unique ceiling. The suite is comfortable for up to three guests and can be equipped with a queen size bed and one single bed or 3 single beds. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts. The bathroom is equipped with a lovely shower.

Nigella Room

Nigella Room

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The nigella room is located on the terrace of riad Spice. This is the only room at riad spice which has a private kitchenette. The room is suitable for a couple or two friends and the sofa bed can be made into an extra bed suitable for a 3rd person. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, WiFi, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts. The ensuite has a lovely walk in shower. The nigella room can interconnect with the juniper room , a combination perfect for a family or a group of up to 5 friends.

Coriander Room

Coriander Room

3 night Culture Break £267 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Coriander room is a ground floor suite located opposite the pool and is also made up of two rooms. A main sitting area with an intricately decorated fireplace and an ancient wooden door which covers the wardrobe. The room is equipped with air conditioning, WiFi, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts. The sleeping area can accommodate either a queen size bed or two singles. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. The en-suite bathroom has a shower and a full size bath which is a huge luxury in water conscious Marrakech.

Saffron Room

Saffron Room

3 night Culture Break £267 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The saffron room is a fantastic suite located on the first floor of our riad spice overlooking the pool. The dome shaped ceiling combined with the hand made Moroccan lamps create a feeling of peace and calmness. The room features an open fireplace. The sofa bed in the sitting room can take two people ( either one queen size or two singles) and the main sleeping area can comfortably sleep another two, making this suite great for families of 4 or a group of friends. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts. The generous bathroom has a hand made bathtub with shower similar to a traditional Moroccan bath.

Paradise Room

Paradise Room

3 night Culture Break £267 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Paradise room is inspired by the exotic spice “grains of paradise” and feels like belongs in 1001 nights. Accessed from the roof terrace the room has a tent like feel reminiscent of Aladdin’s tales and his flying carpet. There is a small but cute en-suite shower room and best of all this is our only room with a private roof terrace with a Berber tent from which you can see over the rooftops of the medina. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, WiFi, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts.

Vanilla Room

Vanilla Room

3 night Culture Break £267 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The vanilla room is a full suite located on the first floor in a private part of the riad known as a douiria. As you enter, there is a small but practical sitting area with a sofa bed which can sleep comfortably two friends or a couple. There is an adjacent en-suite shower room and also a private patio open to the sky with a water fountain and sitting area . The main bedroom is heavily decorated with hand crafted Moroccan plasterwork. the second ensuite shower room is located adjacent to this area. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, WiFi, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts.

Ras al Hanout Room

Ras al Hanout Room

3 night Culture Break £267 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Ras al Hanout room takes its name from the spice merchants finest blend “top of the shop”. This is a full suite located on the second floor within a separate part of the riad known as the douiria. As you enter, there is a small but practical sitting area with a sofa bed which can sleep comfortably two friends or a couple. There is a adjacent en-suite shower room. The main bedroom is heavily decorated with hand crafted Moroccan plasterwork. It features a beautifully decorated sitting area with large windows overlooking the ancient medina. There is also an additional en-suite shower room and a wardrobe. Like all our rooms, the beds are fitted with 300 count fine Egyptian cotton, fluffy bathrobes and towels and we provide complimentary toiletries. For your comfort, the room features air con, WiFi, smart tv, minibar and a host of other comforts.

Riad Star

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Rainbow Room

Rainbow Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Rainbow room celebrates tolerance. diversity and Josephine’s adopted family of 12 children from different nations. Located in the heart of the Riad its pretty Juliet balcony overlooks the courtyard. The bed sits inside a classic Moroccan arch. Double or twin (bed 190 by 160cm). You will love the cheerful colours of the room decor and the quality of light through the antique coloured glass in the feature window

Jazz Room

Jazz Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Huge art deco style Cedar doors with coloured glass windows set the tone for this fun room. Decorated with a ‘Jazz’ theme, you will find a Saxophone and clarinet if you feel inspired to play! A double or twin (bed 200 by 160cm) with en suite shower room. There is a on open fireplace with space to relax for an unforgettable Marrakech experience.

Chiquita Room

Chiquita Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Our most requested room. Chiquita is the only guest room located on the Riad Star roof terrace, near to the Hammam and Massage room. Josephine’s pet Cheetah, Chiquita, famously joined her on stage at the Casino de Paris. A double or twin room (bed 190 by 160cm) a further single bed can be provided at an extra charge. You will love the fireplace and the intricately decorated arch behind the bed.

Peace Room

Peace Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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This first floor room provides a tranquil and peaceful retreat complemented by a beautiful calm meditation pod. It can be interconnecting with the Liberty room. The sofa can be made up as a bed for a third person at an extra cost including breakfast. The Peace room has similar accommodation to the second floor Grace Room.

Liberty Room

Liberty Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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You will love the light airy spacious feel of this first floor room which can be offered as a double, twin or triple. The Liberty room can be interconnecting with the Peace room. A bed for a third person can be arranged at an extra cost .

Grace Room

Grace Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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This room has an air of luxury as well as grace featuring woodwork and plaster-work by some of Morocco's finest craftsmen. An outstanding feature is the meditation pod which took a month to hand carve. A second floor double or twin room with a sofa by the window which can make a third bed at an extra charge. The Grace room can be interconnecting with the Harmony Room

Harmony Room

Harmony Room

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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A spacious second floor room with beautiful decorated plaster-work and a traditional Menzeh balcony. Like the other rooms at Riad Star the Harmony Room can be made up as a Queen sized double or a generous twin, and a further single bed can be provided at an extra charge. The Harmony room can be interconnecting with the Grace room.

Paris Room

Paris Room

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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A glamorous room celebrating the golden age of the Casino de Paris Music Hall. Generous double or twin (bed 200 by 160cm) a further single bed can be provided at an extra charge. Appealing to the extrovert in all us, the decor includes a stunning red feathered head-dress worn on the Paris stage. Take in the atmosphere as you enjoy a mint tea in the spacious sitting area.

Star Room

Star Room

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Heavily decorated with stunning hand carved plasterwork this spacious room is truly fit for a Star. A double or twin (bed 190 by 150cm) with a cosy seating area, the sofa can be made as a third bed at an extra charge. Double windows overlook the peaceful Riad courtyard while the en suite shower has a discrete window onto the bustling Marrakech street. Can be interconnecting with the Josephine room.

Josephine Room

Josephine Room

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Unusually for Marrakech this room has a window onto the street. It is believed the Pashah of Marrakech paid children to sit outside Josephine’s window and read for her while she was convalescing. A romantic double or twin (bed 190 by 150cm), with spacious en suite featuring shower and tub. Traditional Moroccan decor with 21st century comforts. Can be interconnecting with the Star room.

Charleston Room

Charleston Room

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Charleston room transports you back to the roaring twenties. With separate sleeping area and sitting room this elegant mini suite is located on the ground floor patio, near the dipping pool. Double or twin (bed 200 by 150cm) the sofa can be made as a third bed at an extra charge. The elegant decor is evocative of the Jazz age with hand made tasselled lampshades and a vintage statue of a flapper dancing.

Ebony Room

Ebony Room

3 night Culture Break £266 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Ebony Room is the largest room at Riad Star, a full suite located on the first floor which can provide a luxury retreat for a couple or fabulous accommodation for a family of up to six people. Enter into the double height principal space, shown above a double bed this can also be furnished as a living room. Enjoy the light from the central window and admire the traditional decorated plaster ceiling with intricately decorated Fez style lamps.

At the far end of the room under the mezzanine ceiling is a cosy sitting area with satellite TV and two sofas which can both be made beds. Off this area to the left is a doorway to the principal bathroom with its luxurious tub and concealed waterfall shower. On the right side of the sitting area a small staircase leads up to the private sleeping area (double or twin bed) there are curtains to close this area off at night time. The private sleeping area has its own conveniently placed toilet and shower room.

Up to four extra people can be accommodated at an additional cost

Ivory Room

Ivory Room

3 night Culture Break £266 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Ivory Room at Riad Star is the perfect African retreat. A full suite located on the ground floor with double height living space featuring stunning decorated plaster on a feature wall and on the ceiling.

If you need a work-space during your Marrakech visit the Ivory Room is the perfect choice for you. Sit at the beautiful black granite desk and connect to complimentary wifi.

A discreet internal staircase leads to a private sleeping area with a private shower room. Curtains can be drawn across for privacy. The sleeping area has a private shower room (in addition to the main shower room downstairs).The double height living space can be furnished as a bedroom (double or twin) to accommodate a family or group.

One or two extra people can be accommodated for a modest extra fee.

Exclusive use of Riad Star

Exclusive use of Riad Star

3 night Culture Break £163 per person

38 people

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The ultimate Culture break experience. Take advantage of the exclusive use of Riad Star and enjoy our dedicated teams complete attention. It can comfortably accommodate 26 people in thirteen double or twin guest rooms each with its own personality, all providing outstanding facilities.

Riad Cinnamon

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Fez Suite

Fez Suite

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The luxurious Fez suite at Riad Cinnamon is inspired by the colours and style of the imperial cities of Morocco. It has a four poster bed (mattress 160cm by 2 metres) with intricate decorations hand carved from Cedar wood. The suite is conveniently located next to the pool and patio. It’s walls are an impressive one metre thick, entered through a door within a door. The shower room has a high vaulted ceiling, double sink and seat within the shower. Step out into a luxurious Egyptian cotton hooded robe. As with all our suites at Riad Cinnamon facilities include air conditioning, mini fridge, wifi and satellite TV. Your comfort is our priority.

Essaouira Suite

Essaouira Suite

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The decor in the intimate Essaouira suite is inspired by the romantic Moroccan port of the same name. Upstairs is the sleeping area which has a great view across to the decorated wood balcony of the Meknes suite and down into the Riad courtyard. The comfortable double bed is 160cm by 200cm. A pretty staircase leads along a balcony and down to the atmospheric sitting area. This part of the suite also has a nautical feel with intricate hand crafted copper and wrought iron decorations. The lamps in the luxurious Essaouira suite are beautifully decorated in the Fes style throwing shadows which further enhance the atmosphere at night time. The relaxed seating area houses a sofa which can be made up as a single bed for an additional charge. The bathroom is a real feature of this suite with it’s luxurious double sink and shower with cosy double ended mini bath- a real extravagance in water conscious Marrakesh.

Chefchaouen Suite

Chefchaouen Suite

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Chefchaouen suite captures the essence of the wonderfully atmospheric town of the same name located in northern morocco. Cool, young, fresh and modern you will instantly feel at home! The Chefchaouen suite can be made up as a double (mattress size 160cm by 2 metres), a twin or a triple room. There is an extra charge for the third person. It has an upstairs relaxation and chill out space with flat screen tv. There is a fantastic shower room with ‘his and hers’ showers as well as a fitted wardrobe and all the other comforts we provide as standard in our Marrakech Riad rooms including personal safe, hairdryer, minifridge, satellite tv, air conditioning.

Meknes Suite

Meknes Suite

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Meknes Suite at Riad Cinnamon is the perfect retreat. One of our most spacious and luxurious rooms it features a comfortable queen sized bed (160cm by 190cm), a distinctive Menzeh balcony, and an upstairs snug equipped with flat screen tv. This fantastic suite even has its own fireplace. The suite has a generous en suite shower room with double sink. There is a spacious wardrobe and facilities include air conditioning, satellite tv, mini fridge, hairdryer and ipod docking station. The magnificent Riad Roof terrace is easily accessible. The Menzeh is a traditional balcony overlooking the riad Courtyard with a intricately decorated wooden shutters. There is a wonderful quality of light through the turned wood ‘moucharabi’ decorations. Extra beds can be accommodated opposite the fireplace and/or up in the snug at an extra cost.

Casablanca Suite

Casablanca Suite

3 night Culture Break £228 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Casablanca suite is generously proportioned housing a luxurious queen sized bed (160cm by a full 2 metres) with an en suite shower room. Particular features include the decorated plaster work and niches in the wall finished with traditional polished tadelakt. There is a cosy and atmospheric upstairs snug equipped with a Sony Bravia flat screen tv with satellite channels. This area has a reduced ceiling height and is perfect for children. The snug can be made up with two single or one double bed meaning that the Casablanca suite can sleep four. There is an extra charge for the third and/or fourth person in the suite. The suite has a luxurious en suite shower room. A Douiria or ‘little house’ in a traditional Marrakech Riad is a separate suite with private access typically used by the head of the household to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our Casablanca Suite is a classic Douiria accessed by a discreet staircase in the corner of the courtyard.

Whole Riad

Whole Riad

3 night Culture Break £205 per person

10 people

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This elegant Riad can accommodate up to 16 guests. At it’s heart is an impressive cloistered patio with dipping pool. The roof terrace is one of the most remarkable in Marrakech with views across the rooftops of the Medina to the Atlas mountains.

Riad Papillon

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Rose Room

Rose Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The romantic rose room is decorated in natural tadelact complimented by intricately embroidered textiles some of which contain wedding dress embroideries. There is a sofa which can be used as a bed for a child or when required a third adult (although this is tight).

Jasmine Room

Jasmine Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Our most requested room at Riad Papillon is the Jasmine room, a courtyard room near the dipping pool and shower. The bedroom is slightly smaller than our other rooms and the shower room more generous (overall room sizes are similar).

Bougainvillea room

Bougainvillea room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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If you are staying in Marrakech then stay in style. The Bougainvillea room has an enchanting atmosphere and outstanding facilities.

Hibiscus Room

Hibiscus Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Where better for a culture City Break than the first floor Hibiscus room with its en suite double shower. Relax and enjoy bathrobes and soft fluffy towels sumptuous big marshmallow squishy pillows, quality cotton white sheets.

Geranium Room

Geranium Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Geranium room is situated on the first floor near to the Bhou sitting room. You will love the shower room with traditional ‘tadelakt’ plaster walls and the decorated ceiling. The shower room is a particular feature with its a high vaulted ceiling, double sink and seat within the shower. Step out into a luxurious egyptian cotton hooded robe!

Exclusive use of Riad Papillon

Exclusive use of Riad Papillon

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

10 people

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The perfect base for a culture break! Just five beautiful guestrooms all superbly equipped with air conditioning, flat screen tv, and other modern conveniences. The hotel can accommodate up to 10 guests, boasting a dipping pool, patio and fantastic roof terrace complete with sunbeds, dining areas and a Moroccan tent.

Dar Habiba

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Berber Room

Berber Room

3 night Culture Break £127 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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The Berbers are the indigenous Moroccan people, reflecting their great tradition of hospitality our Berber room is elegant in its simplicity. Located on the ground floor and handily placed for the patio and dipping pool.

Habiba Room

Habiba Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Dar Habiba is the ‘house of friends’, the signature Habiba room is situated on the first floor. Contemporary Moroccan styling gives the room a simple elegance and bright lively atmosphere.

Nomade Room

Nomade Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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With a traditional high wooden ceiling the Nomade room at Dar Habiba has a more spacious feel and you won’t lack for creature comforts.

Kouba Room

Kouba Room

3 night Culture Break £151 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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A charming mini suite brimming with character. The sleeping area features a spectacular dome (kouba in arabic) from which the room takes its name. Down a short flight of stairs is a cosy sitting area with satellite tv leading to the compact shower room. The sofa can be made up as a bed for a child.

Koutubia Suite

Koutubia Suite

3 night Culture Break £189 per person

Based on 2 sharing double or twin

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Named after the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, the best known landmark in Marrakech. This suite is the largest of our six rooms at Dar Habiba and a particular favorite! The sofa can also be made up as a single bed, making this an excellent room for three people to share at an extra cost.

Exclusive use of Dar Habiba

Exclusive use of Dar Habiba

3 night Culture Break £142 per person

13 people

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Enjoy exclusive use of Dar Habiba and experience an authentic Culture Break. This Traditional Riad can sleep 12 people in comfort with 4 double or twin rooms, a spacious suite for up to 3 guests and a quirky single!