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November 02, 2022
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A Cult Riad Hotel in Marrakech Expands
From its two-acre plot in the heart of Marrakech’s medina, El Fenn has garnered international adoration since first opening in 2004 thanks to its eccentric design, co-owner Vanessa Branson’s blue-chip art collection, and an intoxicating bohemian energy best experienced on the candle-lit rooftop terrace where sundown cocktails are served to a soundtrack of a DJ’s low-bpm beats and the call to prayer. The intimate nature of the property is part of its appeal, though nabbing a room during high season can prove challenging.
It may have just become a little easier. El Fenn is unveiling an expansion that connects the annex down the road to the original property. Architect Sylvain Ragueneau looked to the ancient royal palaces of Morocco for inspiration when designing the new riad, which hosts 10 additional idiosyncratic…
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