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Zen House - Traditional Moroccan Riad in Historic Marrakech

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Last updated: 05/12/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Marrakech bed and breakfast description

A true paradise on earth, ZEN HOUSE incarnates harmony between the elements : EARTH (gardens), WIND (open-roof patio), WATER (oriental baths, fountains, hamam) and FIRE (lanterns, candles, 3 fireplaces). ZEN HOUSE open onto the Starlit-Lit Sky of Marrakech and snow-covered Atlas Mountains. Its atrium houses a family of birds. Its decoration and spirit symbolize the profound feeling of TRANQUILLITY its name implies.

Total Surface : 375 sq. meters spread over 3 floors
Accommodation : 5 double guestrooms + additional futon accommodation (Sleeps 12 adults),
5 ensuite oriental baths, 1 living room, 3 fireplaces, 2 fountains, 2 gardens, 2 kitchens, 2 additional WC, 1 lanai dining room with fireplace, 1 solarium w/ outdoor BBQ, 1 dipping pool.

Zen House is an Unforgettable Experience in the Art of Moroccan Hospitality!

Keywords: Private Guesthouse

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Bed And Breakfast

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Limited Accessibility
              • Smoking Allowed
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Catering Available

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Other Amenities

                  • English speaking staff, rooftop patio, solarium + garden w/ fountain, 3 fireplaces, 5 oriental en-suite baths + 1 private Moroccan bath or 'hamam', bird atrium, central courtyard w/fountain + dipping pool, individual heat/air conditioning, in-house Moroccan cooking lessons and skin/beauty treatments at going rates...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Video Library

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Telephone
                  • Dialup Access
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Balcony
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View

                          Activities

                          • Theme Parks
                          • Tennis
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                          • Cycling
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Skiing
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Swimming
                          • Snowboarding
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Golf
                          • Surfing
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Boating
                          • Sledding
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Shopping
                          • Antiquing
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shelling
                          • Live Theater
                          • Cinemas
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Museums
                          • Restaurants
                          • Hiking
                          • Rock Climbing
                           

                          Reviews

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                          OPEN YEAR ROUND.  WHOLE HOUSE  - 5 double rms with individual en-suite baths
                          OCCUPANCY :   10 ADULTS -  possibility 2 additional beds for total of 12
                          LOW SEASON :  $500 / nt (or $3,500 per 7-day week) Jan.6-31st, March, May, June-
                          July-Aug-Sept-Oct-Nov,Dec.1st-19th. HIGH SEASON :  $700 / nt (or $5,000 per 7-day 
                          week) for 10 adults. February, April, December 20th to January 5th
                          CANCELLATIONS :  As per policy on website
                          INCLUDES FULL MOROCCAN BREAKFAST.  Additional Tourist tax of $2,10 per pers / nt
                          Private airport transfer: One way €15 (2 pers) or €20 (+2 pers). Meals: €20/pers
                          

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                          Location

                          Turn-key excursions, English-speaking guides : Atlas Mountains (Toubkal), Moroccan Desert, Atlantic Coast (Essaouira), Imperial Cities (Fès, Meknes, Rabat), Morrocan vineyards; Private Cooking Lessons taught by ZEN HOUSE staff. Wellness and battery-recharge: Turkish baths, Oriental massages with argane oil and beauty treatments, hydrotherapy. Personal Shopper : Assistance in purchasing Moroccan handcrafts for resale. Professional training sessions: Rooftop meeting room

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About: I am a former American-born French and British trained lawyer having suffered burn-out and decided to make a serious life change

                          Why Marrakech:
                          I visited Marrakech for the first time in 2003 and fell in love with the innate generosity and warmth of its people, culture and hospitality. I was immediately seduced by the vivid colors, sensuous decor and laid-back life-style. My trip introduced me to an alternative way of life that I was to make mine. Mystic Marrakech, the Jewel perched at the gate to the Moroccan desert, is where decided to hang my hat.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
                          The calm quiet atmosphere which allows me to recharge my batteries before returning to a stressful job in Switzerland. The wonderful food my little Saida prepares for me and just generally the pampering I benefit from including Turkish baths, massages and beauty treatments. Also getting out into the mountain villages or to the Atlantic coast to hike and breath some fresh air.


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                          • Shared central courtyard

                            Shared central courtyard

                          • Shared courtyard at night

                            Shared courtyard at night

                          • Shared living room with its fireplace

                            Shared living room with its fireplace

                          • Private master  bedroom with a king-size bed

                            Private master bedroom with a king-size bed

                          • Private master bedroom with twin beds

                            Private master bedroom with twin beds

                          • Shared first-floor balony

                            Shared first-floor balony

                          • Shared rooftop garden and solarium

                            Shared rooftop garden and solarium

                          • Shared rooftop dining room and fireplace

                            Shared rooftop dining room and fireplace

                          • Breakfast next to the shared fountain and dipping pool

                            Breakfast next to the shared fountain and dipping pool

                          • Shared dipping pool

                            Shared dipping pool

                          • Shared  library and videotheque

                            Shared library and videotheque

                          • Private master  bathroom  - high ceilings    oriental bath/shower, double sinks

                            Private master bathroom - high ceilings oriental bath/shower, double sinks

                          • Private fireplace - master bedroom

                            Private fireplace - master bedroom

                          • Central  tiled staircase at night

                            Central tiled staircase at night

                          • Gastronomic dinner prepared by our chef

                            Gastronomic dinner prepared by our chef

                          • Shared rooftop solarium at night

                            Shared rooftop solarium at night

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

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                          5 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

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