Riad Kniza in Morocco

One of the most famous places to stay in Morocco is Riad Kniza. It has eleven luxurious and well-designed Moroccan style rooms and suites. The rooms are built around lovely courtyards. It is fascinating to see the lovely and intricate carvings on the grand doors, the colorful tiles and walls, and the very lovely rugs on the floor. The architecture of the Riad Kniza is marvelous and takes you back to Moroccan garden homes of long ago and their restaurant serves delightful authentic Moroccan dishes and is reputed as having one of the best Moroccan tables in town.

Dating from the 18th century, Riad Kniza is a small, luxury "Hotel de Charme" in the heart of the old Médina of Marrakech, completely restored by Haj Mohamed Bouskri using traditional materials and artisans to recreate an authentic Moroccan experience as in days gone by.

Haj Mohamed, aside from being one of the most renowned antique dealers in Marrakech, has been a professional guide for the past 34 years and has shown the best of Marrakech to many VIPs and celebrities including former US Presidents and international movie stars including Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston. - Riad Kniza

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