Morocco – Luxury Stays
This luxury hotel is placed in the middle of an array of landscaped grounds, off the beaten path enough to feel like an oasis, yet close to other attractions such as Jemaa el-Fnaa, Marrakesh’s Medina. Royal Mansour Marrakech consists of 3-story traditional houses with the inclusion or courtyard patios, rooftop terraces with plunge pools and fireplaces, and full living rooms. Each has its own flat-screen TV and minibar. Houses with a purchased upgrade offer personal butler service, kitchens, steam rooms, and hammams. Although, if you don’t decide to upgrade your room, don’t worry about missing out – a full spa, and both indoor and outdoor pools are located on the resort’s premise.
Royal Mansour Marrakech is also home to 2 fine dining restaurants, and a Mediterranean cafe. If the resort doesn’t sound perfect enough, a classic bar, piano bar, and cigar bar are other attributes of the Royal Mansour. Traveling with family but tempted to explore one of these lavish spots? This resort offers a kid’s club, so both children and adults can have their fun while on vacation. $1500 is the typical starting price for a night at Royal Mansour.
Located on a plethora of gorgeous Moroccan gardens, this classic resort consists of luxury 1 and 2 bedroom suites. Each room has free Wi-Fi, Nespresso coffee machines, and a hammam. Some rooms even include private plunge pools, outdoor terraces and dining areas. The most upscale villas provide courtyards and gardens. Restaurants on site include both Moroccan and Chinese cuisines, and a casual, yet authentic spot with a diverse food menu. If you don’t want to skip your daily workout while on vacation, the Oriental hosts a large fitness center, complete with personal trainers and yoga classes. A hearty outdoor pool with stunning views of the Moroccan palm trees, a lavish full spa, and free breakfast buffet are other popular hotel amenities. Prices at this hotel start at a little more than $700.
Standing as one of the most opulent hotels in the world, La Mamounia offers an intimate and elegant experience. On both the inside and outside, La Mamounia appears like a storybook palace. Day passes can be purchased, so visitors can see the hotel and enjoy the pool, food and drinks. After enjoying the hotel’s luxurious interior, step outside and enjoy one of the tennis courts and garden terraces, or La Mamounia’s famous spa. Even if you don’t decide to book a few nights at La Mamounia, it’s still worth a day trip to enjoy all of the incredible amenities!
Morocco – Moderately Priced Stays
At an average of $173 per night, you’d never guess by its appearance that the Movenpick Hotel is anything less of luxury. This smoke-free hotel offers 3 restaurants, a whopping 5 outdoor pools, and a full-service spa. Movenpick doesn’t lack any source of entertainment, as the lodge features a nightclub, and a bar/lounge. A sauna, fitness center, and health club are also located in the hotel, for those post club weekends.
Les Jardins De La Koutoubia
With a breathtaking interior and incredible rooms, Les Jardins De La Koutoubia is an exceptional hotel choice that won’t harm your budget. Most standard rooms at this hotel range in price from about $175-$230. However, the most expensive room, the Royal Suite, is rated at about $1,000. Located in Medina, Les Jardins is close to many town attractions, such as Jemaa el-Fnaa. This hotel features 4 restaurants, an indoor and outdoor pool, and a full-service spa. A bar and lounge as well as a health club can also be found here. Les Jardins offers a more intimate experience, with about 109 rooms total. Fireplaces and balconies are built into the hotel, creating a cozy and comfortable ambiance.
Sofitel Marrakech Lounge & Spa Hotel
This upscale, chic hotel with incredible views of the Atlas Mountains, is close to main downtown attractions to ensure you can find entertainment and pleasure both inside and outside of the resort. Sofitel hotel hits a more moderate price range, and rooms typically can be booked anywhere in the $200-$300 range. However, luxe suites can be more expensive than the provided price range. The inside of Sofitel is dressed with elegance and delicate design, but the hotel also exudes comfort for your stay. Amenities include 5 bars, 4 restaurants, an outdoor pool, fitness center, spa, hammam and a hot tub. Contemporary rooms even contain minibars, safes, and city facing balconies.