Marrakech’s winding bazaars and the truly exotic and world famous Medina of Marrakech are from a bygone era and the hustle and bustle adds an energy and dynamism that is exhilarating to be right in the middle of. Where will you choose to stay on your Moroccan adventure? Here is a summary of 10 of the best luxury hotels in Marrakech that are sure to make your stay unforgettable.
Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Marrakech
The Sultana Marrakech
A luxurious romantic hideaway within a walled medina in Marrakech, La Sultana is just minutes away from the royal palaces, museums and souks of this magical city. This is a small luxury hotel that knows how to pamper its guests, especially at the spa.
From almonds to dates, prickly pears to apricot roses, alchemist therapists make the most of Morocco’s natural treasures. There is also a Jacuzzi, two hammams and a sauna, not to mention the candlelit pools. Each of the Riyadh houses evocatively named La Sultana retains its own identity, but shares an attention to exceptional craftsmanship that is a celebration of Moroccan artisan creativity.
Think of intricately carved cedar wood ceilings and beams, ornamental plasterwork, striking tiles and extravagant lamps, but without the pastiche or cliché of themed interiors.
Royal Mansour Marrakech
Here is a hotel full of luxury where you can enjoy the impressive La Jardin with its green olive groves and palm trees that provide pleasant shade and isolation in and around the pool area and custom pavilions.
Guests can also enjoy exclusive spa treatments that promise to rejuvenate the skin and prepare it for an enviable tan under the Moroccan sun. Evening dining is also a treat, and there are 3 restaurants to choose from for your gourmet dining experience.
The Royal Mansour really does have a touch of oriental magic that you won’t soon forget.
The last home away from home in Marrakech, the five-star Riad Farnatchi is a collection of lovingly converted private homes located in the heart of the oldest part of the Medina.
International hoteliers Jonathan and James Wix have created a distinctive and luxurious hideaway where ten exquisitely decorated bedroom suites sit next to five star service and facilities. The staff outnumbers guests, the service is elegant and discreet, and the hotel’s new spa is worth booking.
Riad Farnatchi will feel more like your home in town than a hotel.
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
Whether enjoying the exquisite, tranquil pool and nearby pool under shady palms or enjoying the delights of the Moroccan spa where you can swim and enjoy the best exotic oils and scrubs, the Four Seasons is the perfect place to settle down while exploring Marrakech and beyond.
The rooms overlook the garden and pool and offer the ultimate in relaxation, replete with Moroccan décor, charming handicrafts and marble bathrooms. The rooms also offer a built-in balcony which presents the perfect way to relax with a good book during the heat of the day.
Others have large terraces that allow you to enjoy the ultimate in outdoor dining.
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech
See the splendour of the Atlas Mountains while you enjoy relaxing amidst the olive groves and fragrant gardens or even from your own luxury room.
With easy access to the city and its main attractions, such as the world famous Medina and very close to the Atlas Mountains, while at the same time only a 15 minute drive from the airport, El Mandarin is perfectly located to enjoy both the delights of the city and the craftsmanship of nature. Undoubtedly, the Mandarin Oriental offers the perfect respite for those who travel to Marrakech.
The hotel is composed of 54 luxurious villas and 9 charming suites that offer an ideal sanctuary where you can enjoy exotic meals served by the best chefs who offer a delicious variety of dishes that celebrate Morocco’s gastronomic heritage.
Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Pool Garden restaurant, which offers delicious dishes of local origin as well as appeal to those seeking a Mediterranean-style diet, while offering exotic flavours from further afield.
This luxury retreat has the unmistakable touch of master craftsmen everywhere with ornate courtyards, gloriously spacious rooms, silk sofas and elegant embroidered curtains that work together to create a magical experience.
With rooms decorated with the finest Moroccan works of art, gauzy curtains, cedar wood screens and marble bathrooms, you will feel in the lap of luxury while staying at the Riad. The courtyard is a charming place to dine in true Moroccan style as the night descends. Taste the sumptuous multi-course evening while enjoying the haunting music of the desert.
Situated at one of the main gates of the Medina, the Riad is ideally located to make the most of Marrakech.
Located at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, the Selman oozes luxury at every turn with grand chandeliers and a royalty-like Arab decoration. During the day, you can simply relax by the impressive 80-metre pool that seeks shade under the sleeping palms.
El Selman also offers spacious privacy villas filled with their own private pools. The 3 restaurants, Le Selman, La Pavilion and Assys offer something for every pallet, from restaurants to Mediterranean and classic Moroccan style. Eating at the Pavilion offers views of the hotel’s delicious Arabian horses that truly complete the look of all things romantic and oriental.
For the ultimate in relaxation, take advantage of the hotel’s luxurious spa facilities that will truly rejuvenate you during your stay.
An elegant and modern Moroccan retreat. This property has character sets with the added benefits of all the amenities. Unforgettable meals can be taken in the dining room, on the terrace or on your own private patio. There is a large pool, hammam and spa as well as peaceful gardens to explore.
Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech
Located on a vast 231-hectare estate of palm, olive and orange trees with the Atlas Mountains as the backdrop for a postcard, the Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech is an oasis of luxury just 20 minutes from the heart of the city.
The extensive resort and country club offers everything a guest could wish for, with an 18-hole golf course, a selection of six restaurants and bars, a huge lake-like swimming pool and an incredible spa, plus a children’s club and gymnasium, won I never need to leave the hotel! The hotel’s architecture reflects the ksars of the southern desert regions.
The interior decoration is equally impressive with a large number of huge windows that show off the landscaped gardens beautifully. In the rooms, a combination of tonal and textile textures have been used to create a contemporary interpretation of the Moroccan style.
The kitchen has not been overlooked here either. Have breakfast on the Le Caravane terrace overlooking the pools and gardens, before trying L’Olivier for lunch outdoors by the pool.
The evening calls on the opulent restaurant Al Ain for a Moroccan party before ending the day at the jazz bar for some delicious cocktails.
Glorious luxury hotel Atlas Berber with designer style, fantastic kitchen and its own farm. Mountain landscape, beautiful swimming pool, boxing ring, gym, hammam, French-Moroccan cuisine.
The sumptuous rooms and suites are works of art with all modern comforts – completely for the thrill of it!
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