VIP Passes


We have put together a few very exclusive VIP passes for this the inaugural Marrakech English Book Festival.

Each of our VIP passes have been sponsored by a participating hotel and offers not only privileged and exclusive access to events and the guest authors, but also a three-night stay for two in some of the most luxurious and iconic hotels in Marrakech for the duration of the festival.

The passes also provide the holders with reserved front row seating at all the festival events (except the cooking classes and the EFA gala dinner) for two people, a signed copy of each of the guest author’s featured books and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail with the guest authors on the opening night of Friday 26th November at Riad El Fenn.

Our VIP passes will go on sale in September at an exclusive cocktail hosted by Mr. Simon Martin CMG, British Ambassador to Morocco, in the garden of the British Consul General’s Residence in Casablanca.

Here is a list of our VIP Pass packages:

The Royal Mansour Pass. Price 56 000 DH

This very exclusive pass includes a 3 nights stay including breakfast in the perfectly proportioned Superior Riad, a beautifully elegant private residence spread over 3 floors.

From the patio to the living room, the bedroom to the bathroom, the solarium to the private pool, the Royal Mansour Marrakech riad offers all the luxury of a traditional house. Exhilarating for the eyes, comforting for the spirit, this abode boasts unique, personalized decoration, full of soul and history.

The Mamounia Pass. Price 34 500 DH

This pass allows its 2 holders to enjoy privileged and exclusive access during the festival, while staying in a spacious and comfortable Executive Park Suite at the legendary Mamounia.

Located in the hotel’s middle floors and close to the main elevators, the Park suites offer a size ranging from 55 to 70 sqm with panoramic views over La Mamounia’s legendary gardens and the Atlas Mountains.

Sumptuous and comfortable, these suites offer a bedroom with a king size bed, a living room with a sofa bed and a beautifully designed bathroom.

The Four Seasons Pass. Price 22 000 DH

Enjoy staying 3 nights in a Premier Garden View Terrace Room while participating in Marrakech’s first ever English Book festival.

The Four Seasons Marrakech Resort covers 16 hectares of gardens and refreshing pools and is perfectly situated between the city’s ancient medina and the cosmopolitan neighbourhoods of the Ville Nouvelle.

La Sultana Pass. Price 20 000 DH

La Sultana, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the Word and Traveller Made Hotel Partner, is a gem of an intimate luxury hotel in the heart of Marrakech’s historic Medina.

This exclusive pass for 2 offers accommodation in one of the hotels Riad double rooms featuring its own decoration mingling sophistication and elegance in an intimate atmosphere.

The restaurants offer a range of mouth-watering terroir cuisine to guests throughout the day with street food options at La Table du Souk for lunch and in the evening either fine Moroccan dining at La Table de La Sultana or cosmopolitan small plates dining at the Odette Rooftop Bar.

La Sultana Marrakech is all about making the most of Marrakech discoveries and being able to walk back anytime for a swimming pool break, rooftop meal or a brief escape at the Argan-infused Spa.

The Villa Des Orangers Pass. Price 18 500 DH

The Relais & Châteaux 5 star luxury Riad hotel is located a stone’s throw from the Koutoubia Mosque and was converted from a private home in 1998.
Each of it’s 27 rooms are elegantly and comfortably furnished with terraces boasting views of the Atlas Mountains, Koutoubia Mosque or the Medina rooftops.

The Sofitel Pass. Price 15 000 DH

The Sofitel VIP pass offers exclusive participation in the Marrakech Book Festival while enjoying contemporary 5 star French elegance a few minutes walk outside of the ancient city walls of the medina.

Le Naoura Barrière Pass. Price 11 500 DH

The Pascal Desprez designed hotel lies within the city walls of Marrakech, offering Marrakech finesse and French luxury. The Noura VIP pass offers accommodation in a Deluxe room featuring a Californian King size bed on one of the upper floors of the hotel.

The Riad Kniza Pass. Price 11 500 DH

Completely immerse yourself in the Marrakech experience with the Riad Kniza Pass by staying in this a privately owned Hotel du Charme housed in a completely restored 18th century riad using traditional materials and artisans.

Your host, Haj Mohammed Bouskri, is renowned as one of Marrakech’s most famous guides. He has shown the city to some of Morocco’s most illustrious visitors including US Presidents and Hollywood stars such as Nicole Kidman and Brad Pitt.

If you are interested in purchasing one of the VIP passes please contact Mr John Stobbart, Treasurer of the BBA Morocco. Telephone +212 661 460 132, email: