Luxury hotel description - DLW Luxury Hotels Worldwide
Kssour Agafay is a 16th century riad in the heart of the Marrakech Medina. One of the oldest riads in the Medina, it is the only riad to have the courtyard on the first floor. Once home to a Moroccan Noble family, “Chorfa el Meslohian” Kssour Agafay was built five hundred years ago as a home and a place to entertain stately visitors. The riad fell into disrepair through the 20th century and was bought by the present owners in 1997 and faithfully restored over a period of three years. Kssour Agafay still has many of it`s original 16th century features, including painted wood ceilings, hand carved plaster wall decorations and arches, intricately tiled walls and 4 meter high doors.
Kssour Agafay is a 16th century riad in the heart of the Marrakech medina. just 2 minutes walk from the jamaa el fna this beautiful and delicately restored stately home is a members club and guest house with 6 rooms open to individual and group bookings. Kssour Agafay`s can be rented on an exclusive basis hosting events for up to 100 people.
Kssour Agafay has 6 individually designed rooms and suites and can sleep up to 12 people.
The Koutoubia Suite has its own private terrace with views over the rooftops of the Marrakech medina and the Koutoubia mosque.
Treasure rooms 1 & 2 (twin) share a common space and can be combined to form the treasure suite. a beautifully decorated suite with antique Moroccan drapes and large bathrooms. The lime room opens up on to the roof of the riad and has a beautifully decorated lime green interior.
Riad rooms 1 & 2 share a common living area and can be combined to form the riad suite. Both with five hundred year old ceilings and large bathrooms.
The Unesco has listed the entire Marrakech medina as a world heritage sight and Kssour Agafay is just a few minutes walk from Jamaa el Fna the world famous square full of story tellers, acrobats, performers and street vendors. Other historic monuments, including the Koutoubia mosque, the Medrasa ben yousef Quaranic school and the Bahia palace are all within walking distance of Kssour Agafay.
Kssour Agafay is the place to meet and celebrate. Any event assumes a special distinction – hosting events for up to 100 people, Kssour Agafay is available to rent on an exclusive basis being a unique venue for events for parties, conferences, gatherings, music recitals and dinners.
AIM, the art in Marrakech festival was also founded here and artists from around the globe exhibit at Kssour Agafay during the festival and through out the year.
Kssour Agafay`s resident cook serves delicious, organic home cooked Moroccan cuisine with menus changing daily and cooked to order offering guests a real taste of Morocco.
Full Moroccan breakfast is included in the room rate and can be served anywhere, whether in your room, on the roof terrace or in the courtyard.
Rates on request