Riad Sahara Nour

Built in the late 19th century in a very quiet area of the medina (old city), Riad Sahara Nour belongs to the tradition of old riads with its location and its classical architecture: adobe construction, settlements arranged geometry around the patio and four gardens around the fountain, planted with orange trees, olive trees, banana trees and pomegranates. It belonged in the twenties to the housekeeper of the Pasha Glaoui, then a wealthy merchant family carpet marrakchi Acquired in early 2000 by Francois and Lucile It has been restored for two years by the best maalems (artisans) of Marrakech that have followed the traditional construction with all the knowledge inherited from the ancestral traditions. Since 2002 (year of opening), Lucile and Francois are trying to make this place a living host, encounters, discoveries, as a place of rest and tranquility in which to live, rest after your break in the souks or in the city.

Riad Sahara Nour gives you more :

10% discount: for stays of 3 consecutive nights or more

Transfer airport-riad offered: for a stay of 3 consecutive nights or more 

Free for children under 10 years

Strategic position: 15 minutes walk from the souks, the famous Jema El'Fna, the main historical monuments, and the Majorelle Gardens, Craft Centre, the park and many of the new town of Gueliz.

Great accessibility: due to its location, Riad Sahara Nour has two entrances Gueliz (modern city) and Medina. By entering side modern city can be reached by car at the hotel.

Excursions outside Marrakech with our partner for transport (car or minibus) selected by us for reliability Mint tea served free of charge for the duration of the stay.


And also ... " a just another way of traveling":

Large library with many books on Morocco, novels, poetry, travel diary ...

For fans of music : the music room and numerous instruments.

Possibility of introduction to calligraphy,  to percussion and other artistic practices. Reservations (ask for prices)

Organizing musical evenings (Gnawa music, traditional music with the hood (the lute), traditional songs of women "cheikhats") Reservations (ask for prices)

And the always welcome recommendations of Francois the discovery of the city and your program of excursions outside the city.

The Riad in photos
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Lucile and Francois can also propose you to rent in totality the « Douairia », an old traditional private house, restored in 2010, adjacent to Riad Sahara Nour, offering a sleeping capacity for 10 people (1 suite and 4 rooms with private bathroom and WC, large living room and terraces with views over the medina and the Atlas Mountains). Please contact us for availability and conditions.