Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

A Moroccan haven of Oriental charm
Nestled amid nearly 50 acres of centuries-old olive trees and immaculate Moorish gardens, Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech looks like a dream.

Meander through the sprawling property and you’ll encounter 65 heated pools — the largest number of any resort in Marrakech — and more than 100,000 roses all against the backdrop of the snow-dusted Atlas Mountains.

Opened in 2015 as Mandarin Oriental’s first outpost in Africa, the Marrakech hotel impresses in its interiors, too. The theme is relaxed luxury, with Berber and Arab-Andalusian touches throughout the light, airy spaces. You’ll also see it in the villas and suites, where coveted amenities like private gardens, plunge pools and more come alongside a desert-inspired palette that is utterly sleek but not in your face.

Our Inspector's Highlights

  • Don’t miss a chance to for some Four-Star pampering. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech offers its own private gardens where you can unwind, vitality baths, outside treatment areas and two hammams.
  • The lush grounds beg for exploration. You’ll discover orange trees, almond trees jasmine, rose geranium, night-blooming cestrum, cactus and prickly pear. When the sun sets, the garden becomes a romantic spot, as it’s illuminated by candles and lanterns.
  • You’re guaranteed lavish accommodations. There are no “basic” rooms — the only choices are amenity-laden villas or suites with a chic, modern look that still retains a local flavor.
  • The luxury hotel grants you direct access to two of Marrakech’s top golf clubs, Royal Golf and Golf Al Maaden.

  • The warm, welcoming staff will anticipate your every need. 

Things to Know

  • The Marrakech hotel is close to the Gueliz shopping district and the popular Hivernage area. It’s also just 15 minutes from Marrakech Menara International Airport.
  • Looking to visit the souks? Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech's shuttle will escort you there.
  • While there's a full gym, opt to take your workout outside. The property has a jogging trail that allows you to take in the scenic garden surroundings. 

The Rooms

  • The 54 private villas of between come with one or two bedrooms, a pool, a hot tub and an outdoor shower. They also have a lovely private garden.
  • The seven suites feature a terrace, heated plunge pool and top-notch vistas of the Atlas Mountains.
  • For a Moroccan touch, reserve the Infinity Pool Suite. It has a lap pool and a lap pool as well as its own hammam, a great local ritual.

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Getting There
Route du Golf Royal, 40 000, Marrakech, 40000, Morocco
RAK (18 min)  
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