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 Star

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Rainbow Room

Rainbow Room

3 night Culture Break £223 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

Chiquita Room

Chiquita Room

3 night Culture Break £223 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.

Liberty Room

Liberty Room

3 night Culture Break £223 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 £223 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 £223 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 £271 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 £271 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 £271 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.

Ebony Room

Ebony Room

3 night Culture Break £319 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 £319 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.

Riad Cinnamon

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Meknes Suite

Meknes Suite

3 night Culture Break £271 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 £271 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.

Riad Papillon

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Bougainvillea room

Bougainvillea room

3 night Culture Break £175 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.

Dar Habiba

Culture Break is available in the following rooms

Berber Room

Berber Room

3 night Culture Break £145 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 £175 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.

Kouba Room

Kouba Room

3 night Culture Break £175 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 £223 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.