Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Marrakech

Café Arabe
One of a few refined sanctuaries within the souks.
Bô-Zin
Marrakech's newest and brightest place to dine, dance and be seen.
The Hedonist: Marrakech
Katie Manning checks out Marrakech's hottest hangouts for The Hedonist, Hg2's fortnightly column in The Independent.
Mosaic Palais Aziza and Spa
The Mosaic Palace Aziza and Spa is the first of a new international group of luxury boutique hotels.
Maison de la Photographie
This small museum houses an extensive collection of Moroccan photography dating as far back as 1860.
Les Bains de Marrakech
Samanah Country Club
Rafi Limousine
Marrakech Transfer
Fiduciaire Est Ouest
Caravanserai
Caravanserai is a little way from Marrakech, set in the heart of a tiny local village, the locality and tranquility make it the perfect place to escape to
Souk Supperclub: A Marrakech First
Royal Golf Club
The oldest and best known course in Marrakesh. Excellent facilities and a view to match.
Dar Attajmil
Dar Attajmil was one of the first upmarket riads in the Medina, furnished in style Dar Attajmil is known for its hammam and cooking courses
Bab Hotel Bar
Great atmosphere faultless design and a top restaurant to match.
Zamzam
Perfectly situated for those wishing to explore the maze of souks exquisitely decorated rooms and a cosy home like feel.
Villas of Morocco
Visiting dignitaries and heads of state make a beeline for Villas of Morocco to rent discreet super-luxe properties in the Palmerie and Medina. All beautifully decorated they offer an incredible range of services from butlers to parties for 200.
Villa Novo
High end travel and booking service offering five star properties and customer service.
Villa Des Orangers
Once inside the fabulous Villa Des Orangers, the heat and sweat of the outside world drift away and your senses feast on water channels full of floating rose petals, alcoves full of soft sofas and gently gurgling fountains.
Ryad Dyor
Ryad Dyor offers a high-end eclecticism and a relaxed atmosphere.
Tigmi
45 minutes from Marrakech in the rolling foothills of the High Atlas, overlooking a verdant, picturesque valley, Tigmi's subtle dreamtime architecture is infused with a wonderful sense of rustic mystique
Riyad El Cadi
Part maison d'hôte, part museum, El Cadi is famous for its stunning collection of rare antiquities and textiles, its maze of patios, salons, passages and suites, and it's impeccably decorated interior.
Royal Mansour
Commissioned by King Mohamed VI, Royal Mansour was designed in the style of a classic medina, with winding alleyways and spectacular water displays.
Riad UP
Riad UP has four tastefully-decorated rooms, each one a different shape, style and price, and personal touches give it a homely, contemporary feel
Riad Siwan
Another success story from the owners of Riad Azzar; superb attention to detail in every respect.
Riad Tchaikana
Riad Tchaikana is one of the best value-for-money riads in the Medina. An intimate space decorated tastefully and a romantic 19th-century courtyard.
Riad Tizwa
Great little touches from the Havaianas to the responsible tourism award, this designer riad aims to please.
Riad Noir D’Ivoire
Fast becoming a landmark hotel in the Medina, this riad may be small but it is bursting with wonderful things; a delicious restaurant, wonderful cocktail list, private roof terraces, plunge pool and cosy fireplaces.
Riad Si Said
With Moroccan and Thai cuisine, an excellent spa service and evening entertainment, Riad Si Said is an opulent choice for those seeking a sociable, high-end sojourn.
Riad Meriem
A new five-suite riad in the Medina, Riad Meriam is a stylish little haven to while away your time in Marrakech. The incredible staff make this place truly special.
Riad Mehdi
An intimate riad that aims for comfort and sensuality rather than overt hipness.
Riad Merdoudi
A welcoming riad with an eclectic mix of Moroccan and worldwide furnishings and a laid-back charm; all meals are cooked by Edwina, the delightful Australian owner, who also runs cooking classes.
Riad Malika
Furnished with objects from all over the world, this riad has its own unique charm.
Riad Lotus Perle
Once described as 'Vogue-meets-Miami-Vice', Riad Lotus Perle is perfect if you're looking for ultra-contemporary, retro-modern bling. Positively dripping with decadence, we dare you not to gawp.
Riad Lotus Privilege
Mega-suites and all round extravagance are the order of the day at this chic riad.
Riad Mabrouka
Stylish and intimate, Riad Mabrouka has an atmosphere of tastefully restrained harmony
Riad l’Orangeraie
This little gem of a riad is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the souks.
Riad Ifoulki
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan experience at this sophisticated retreat.
Riad Kaiss
An artistic and seductive option; the roof terrace and hammam are the icing on the cake.
Riad Kniza
A boutique Moroccan palace that caters for both business travellers and holiday makers.

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