La Mamounia, Marrakesh, Morocco
An icon of Marrakech, the La Mamounia is the incarnation of moroccan identity and a true jewel among international hotels. Today, more than ever, the Hotel La Mamounia offers an outstanding sensory experience, surpassing the standards of other luxury hotel groups. Inspired by an intoxicating blend of Moroccan and Eastern culture, La Mamounia invites guests for a tailor made stay. Heir to a rich tradition, La Mamounia meets all expectations of contemporary travellers who are in search of an authentic experience yet keen to preserve the heritage they find. The La Mamounia is set within the 12-century remparts surrounding the old medina, but hidden away from the bustle of the nearby souks. The history of La Mamounia is as fascinating as the hotel. For 90 years La Mamounia has emphasized the great traditions of Moroccan hospitality and attracted royalty, connoisseurs and celebrities to relax in an atmosphere that combines history with enchantment and luxury.
Facilities & Activities:
Heir to a rich tradition, La Mamounia meets all expectations of contemporary travellers who are in search of an authentic experience yet keen to preserve the heritage they find. The hotel offers lush gardens, a openair swimmingpool, a indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis courts, library (including CDs and DVDs), a casino, business center, concierge service, tour counter, and free WiFi throughout. The 2500 sqm Spa at La Mamounia beautifully fuses traditional and modern therapies for exquisite results. The world-renowned fragrance designer Olivia Giacobetti created a signature scent for the new Spa.
Rooms & Suites:
The new La Mamounia has 135 rooms ranging in size from 30 to 45 sqm and 71 suites with spacious 55 to 212 sqm, including seven signature suites. Unique in the world of luxury hospitality, the three Arab riads: On 700 square meters each three rooms grouped around a Moroccan lounge with private terraces, swimming pool and courtyard. The colors and forms splendor of Arab culture envelops the guests in all areas of the hotel. The La Mamounia offers more than 20 room types. Each room and suite has charming, creative design patterns and attention to detail that reflects ancient Moroccan Palaces. All rooms and suites are with air condition, flatscreen TV, iPod dock, minibar, marble bathrooms and bespoke bath products by Olivia Giacobetti.
The hotel’s four restaurants boast authentic Moroccan, French and Italian cuisine in intimate settings that stay true to the menus’ origins. Le Marocain offers exceptionally opulent décor. Considered as one of the best restaurant in Marrakech. The French restaurant, Le Français “Brasserie Chic” headed up by Executive Chef, Aurélien Poirot is delighted to introduce a new innovative dining experience. Warm and romantic, the L’Italien by Don Alfonso offers contemporary cooking from the south of Italy. Each restaurant has a bar area to match. Le Bar Italien is a stylish setting for martinis, Le Bar de la Piscine is a shaded spot with the pool in reach. Le Bar Churchill is a luxury cocktail bar located in the Mamounia Gallery. Le Bar Marocain is situated on the terrace of the restaurant of the same name, and offers a stunning view over the park.
Pictures: © by La Mamounia
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: La Mamounia, Avenue Bab Jdid, 40 040 Marrakech, Morocco