Vibrant and exotic, Morocco attracts visitors from all over the world who come to experience world-class golf, sensational luxury accommodation and delicious North African food. Visitors to the country will find themselves spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an accommodation.
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Riad Farnatchi is a gorgeous all-suite resort in Marrakech, conveniently located near top attractions such as Majorelle Garden and the city's Jemaa el-Fnaa town square. The gorgeous riad-style hotel features luxurious rooms and suites stocked with traditional Moroccan furnishings, which provide top amenities such as Egyptian cotton sheets, satellite televisions, iPod docks, and complimentary wireless internet. All luxury suites offer private balconies and cozy fireplaces. Guests can dine at the hotel's beautiful candlelit dining rooms or relax at its beautiful rooftop garden, which offers sun loungers, dining tables, and a barbecue grill. The beautiful Farnatchi Spa offers internationally-acclaimed spa treatments and top-of-the-line spa products provided by organic luxury skincare brand Ila.
Derb el Farnatchi, Rue Souk el Fassis, Marrakesh, Morocco, Phone: 212-5243-84910
The beautiful five-star AMANJENA resort lies just 12km outside Morocco’s fabled Red City (Marrakech) where it offers visitors a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of the city’s busy souks. The rose-colored structures are inspired by the buildings of Old Marrakech and fountains, pools and palm trees enhance the Moroccan style. Luxury accommodation includes two-bedroom Maisons (with private pools and outdoor dining areas), several Pavilion Bassin Rooms (located alongside the central irrigation pool) and courtyard Pavilion Rooms which overlook the golf course and olive groves. No expense has been spared and visitors are in for a remarkable Morocco experience at this luxury address.
AMANJENA, Route de Quarzazate 12 km, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-39-90-00
3.Dar Jaguar Riad Hotel, Marrakech
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Built on the site of an ancient Riad and inspired by its’ blend of Moorish and Oriental architecture, Dar Jaguar Riad Hotel celebrates the ancient style and elegance of Marrakech. The authentic Moroccan furniture and other design elements have been painstakingly made by local craftsmen and women and the result is an astonishing blend of Western luxury and Moroccan ambiance. The superb rooms and suites are beyond romantic making this the ideal Marrakech hideaway to celebrate an engagement, special anniversary or honeymoon and the entire hotel may be booked for retreats, weddings, or other celebrations. The hotel offers relaxing massages, tourist excursions and cooking, yoga or belly-dancing lessons. Jump in and experience the true Marrakech.
Dar Jaguar Riad Hotel, 7-8 Derb El Mesfioui, Rahba Kedima, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-44-56-06
No visit to Morocco would be complete without experiencing the majesty of the desert; at DesertLuxuryCamp you can spend a night or two in a luxury tent surrounded by the magnificent desert landscape. Located in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, DesertLuxuryCamp offers a choice of accommodation options – you can stay in the Main Camp where you will sleep in one of five luxury tents with private bathrooms. If you are traveling with a group or would like total privacy you can book the Private Camp for a unique desert experience. There are also two Royal Camps offering extra luxury and privacy. During your visit you can try camel trekking, hiking, bird-watching or 4X4 dune driving.
Hmad Ait Haddou, Ksar Mezouga Taouz, Merzouga 52202, Morocco, Phone:+212 662-344816
5.Four Seasons Hotel, Casablanca
© Four Seasons Hotel, Casablanca
If you are looking for a luxurious seaside hotel from which to explore exotic Casablanca the Four Seasons Casablanca could be ideal. The hotel directly overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, just ten minutes from the bustle of the city, offering visitors the best of both worlds. One moment you can be lounging around the palm-fringed pool while in a matter of minutes you could be exploring the souks. Your elegant Western-style bedroom offers all the luxury amenities you would expect from a distinguished hotel and floor to ceiling windows offer views of the lush gardens or the beach. Bleu Restaurant specializes in Mediterranean dishes and fresh seafood while the poolside Latitude 33 restaurant offers fresh local specialties.
Four Seasons Casablanca, Anfa Place Living Resort, Boulevard de la Corniche, Casablanca, Phone: +21-25-29-07-37-00
6.Four Seasons Hotel, Marrakech
© Four Seasons Hotel, Marrakech
The elegant Four Seasons Hotel in Marrakech is the epitome of what one would expect from an up-market Red City hotel. The hotel is nestled in the heart of 40 acres of Moorish gardens and pools, offering a serene escape from the bustle of the city. All the elegant Western-style rooms have private balconies, terraces or gardens (some have private pools) so that you can soak up the wonderful views. You can indulge in a pamper session at the Spa which offers various unique Moroccan treatments, whirlpools, sauna, steam-rooms and an authentic Hammam. Once you sample the specialties on offer at the Inara Restaurant (Moroccan/Turkish and Lebanese cuisine) you may never want to leave.
Four Seasons Hotel, Avenue de la Menara, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-35-92-00
7.Hotel Albakech House, Marrakech
For the best of Moroccan hospitality and British service rolled into one superb offer, Hotel Albakech House is one of your best options in Marrakech. The hotel is located just five minutes from the souks and offers a beautiful outdoor pool surrounded by swaying palm trees. The comfortable rooms feature Moorish arches, colorful rugs and furnishings together with flat-screen satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. Meals are served either in the dining room or around the pool and you can book a Hammam experience or a relaxing massage at the Spa. The hotel offers a shuttle service to the airport and it is very easy to reach the hustle and bustle of the souks by taxi.
Hotel Albakech House, Avenue du 7eme Art, Zone Touristique, Agdal, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-39-05-00
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8.Hotel la Maison de Arabe, Marrakech
© Hotel la Maison de Arabe
The legendary Maison de Arabe is located just ten minutes from Jemaa el Fna Square in the bustling medina where it offers guests the epitome of refine Moroccan elegance. When you book one of the 26 individually designed rooms and suites you can expect to find yourself surrounded by Moroccan luxury and elegance together with all the mod cons demanded by discerning travelers. There are two swimming pools for you to enjoy – one located in the beautiful courtyard while the other is 15min away at the hotel’s Country Club. The newly revamped Spa offers two traditional Hammam and several massage rooms. The hotel is famous for offering cookery classes where you can learn some of the secrets of traditional Moroccan food.
Hotel la Maison de Arabe, 1 Derb Assehbe, Bab Doukkala, Maroc, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-38-70-10
9.Pullman Marrakech Palmeraie Resort and Spa
When you book a room or suite at the Palmeraie Resort and Spa you can look forward to a relaxing family vacation, where everyone in the family will find something to enjoy. Adults can enjoy tennis and golf (nearby) secure in the knowledge that younger family members will be enjoying themselves at the Kids Club. After your round of golf you can enjoy a relaxing massage or Hammam at the Spa or work off some calories at the gym. The resort offers a variety of rooms and suites to suit couples and families including several with private terraces or view balconies. When you need to shop or explore in vibrant Marrakech city you can hop aboard the free hotel shuttle.
Marrakech Palmeraie Resort and Spa, 6km Route de Fes, BP 658, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-25-07-10-00
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10.Hotel Rui Palace Tikida, Agadir
© Hotel Rui Palace Tikida
For a stress-free family vacation beside the sea, the all-inclusive Hotel Rui Palace Tikida in Agadir is hard to beat. A few of the highlights of the resort include an enormous outdoor pool (and separate children’s pool), two restaurants where you can enjoy both Moroccan and Italian cuisine, a mini-club for the children and a selection of water sports like surfing, kayaking and more. You can easily explore the region on a number of tours or just stay at the resort and relax. There are four bars where you can enjoy complimentary drinks all day long and the resort offers entertainment in the evenings. The rooms and suites are beautifully appointed and offer either super-king beds or two double beds.
Hotel Rui Palace Tikida, Chemin des Dunes B.P. 901 Agadir, 80000, Phone: +21-25-28-38-84-84
11.Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Hotel
© Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Hotel
At the Sofitel Royal Bay Hotel in Agadir you and your family can experience the perfect mix of relaxation and fun beach activities within easy access of one of Morocco’s most exciting and exotic cities. The architecture and décor of the hotel is unmistakably Moroccan, featuring fountains, riads and palm trees while the comfortable bedrooms offer refined luxury and all the necessary modern conveniences. You can spend your days on the resort’s private beach where you can try jet-skiing, kayaking, wind-surfing or deep sea fishing. Other activities on site or near-by include a Thalasso Spa, horse-back riding, camel-trekking, golf, volley ball and much more. Younger guests can enjoy the Children’s Club and the outdoor playground.
Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Hotel, BP 226 Cite Founty P4, Baie des Palmiers, Commune de Bensergao 80007, Agadir, Phone: +21-25-28-84-92-00
12.L’Amandier Hotel, Marrakech
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Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Ouirgane Valley near Marrakech, the L’Amandier Luxury Boutique Hotel is surrounded by superb landscaped gardens against the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. The hotel is located a little way off the usual tourist radar and offers the perfect place for a relaxing holiday far from the hustle and bustle that is part and parcel of your Morocco experience. Here you can float in the beautiful infinity pool overlooking the valley and the citrus and olive groves or spend some time soaking up the warm Moroccan sun. Friendly staff and excellent service together with beautiful rooms make this venue ideal for a romantic getaway or honeymoon.
L’Amandier Hotel, L’Amandier Plateau, Ouirgane Valley, Near Marrakech, Morocco, Phone: +21-26-16-94-68-74
13.La Sultana, Marrakech
© La Sultana
Ideally located in the heart of the Old Town and just minutes from Jemaa El Fna Square, the La Sultana is an intimate five-star boutique hotel which simply oozes Moroccan charm and elegance. Each of the 28 sumptuous rooms and suites feature beautiful antique furnishings, king-size beds and elegant bathrooms – deluxe rooms and suites also have private balconies with great views. La Sultana boasts a beautiful Spa where you can bathe in one of two traditional Hammams or enjoy a relaxing massage. You can savor your dinner in the cozy patio in winter or alfresco on the rooftop in summer. Many guests love the opportunity to learn how to prepare traditional Moroccan food at one of the cookery classes on offer each morning.
La Sultana, 403 rue de la Kasbah - 40 000 Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-38-80-08
14.Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech
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Surrounded by 20 hectares of olive groves and fragrant gardens, the Mandarin Oriental hotel is an oasis of five-star luxury located just minutes from all the attractions of vibrant Marrakech. Guests at the hotel are assured of first class service and all the facilities you need for a memorable Moroccan vacation. The beautiful rooms and suites (most of which have private terraces or balconies and private pools) are the epitome of modern Moroccan luxury, as are the three restaurants where you can feast on an extensive menu of local and international delights. You can work off the extra calories at the Spa and Wellness Center or play a round of golf at one of the two adjacent golf courses.
Mandarin Oriental, Route du Golf Royal, 40 000 Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-29-88-88
15.Mazagan Golf and Beach Resort, El Jadida
© Mazagan Golf and Beach Resort
Nestled alongside the ocean and surrounded by a world-class golf course, Mazagan Golf and Beach Resort is an idyllic Moroccan vacation destination for families. You can choose from various luxurious rooms and suites, all of which offer great views of the gardens, golf course or beach. Besides the Kidz Club, Mazagan resort offers many activities to keep non-golfers busy including jet-skiing, surfing, quad biking, camel and horse-back riding, go-carting, cycling, and much more. There are seven kilometers of beach to explore and two enormous pools to enjoy. When you have worked up an appetite you will find more than ten restaurants and bars to choose from and if you still have the energy you can round off your day at the casino or the Alias Nightclub.
Mazagan Golf and Beach Resort, Km 10, Route de Casablanca, El Jadida, Morocco, Phone: +21-25-23-38-80-80
16.Hotel Club Le Mirage, Tangier
Hotel Club Le Mirage welcomes guests to an oasis of elegance and tranquility set on the coast just 20 minutes from the frenetic hustle and bustle of Tangier. Your elegant and luxurious accommodation takes the form of a spacious and sumptuously furnished bungalow with private terrace set along a cliff top which overlooks the impossibly blue ocean. Meals are served on the beautiful view terrace at The Restaurant, where the emphasis is on freshly caught fish and seafood. Before or after your meal you are invited to enjoy a cocktail in the serene atmosphere of the Piano Bar. The hotel has a wonderful pool where you can soak up the sun and relax after a game of golf at the nearby Royale Golf Club.
Hotel Club Le Mirage, Les Grottes d’Hercule, B.P. 2198, Tangier, Phone: +21-25-39-33-33-32
17.Palais AMANI, Fez
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Cool tree-fringed courtyards and fountains welcome visitors to Palais AMANI, an elegant boutique hotel/riad situated in the heart of vibrant Fez. Each of the 18 luxurious rooms and suites at the hotel have been individually decorated and feature beautiful Moroccan tiled floors and views of the garden or medina. The hotel prides itself on offering guests a true Moroccan experience which includes wonderful pampering sessions in the Hammam and sophisticated Moroccan cuisine from either the a la carte or three-course set menu. If you would like to learn how to prepare some of these dishes at home you may book either a group or private cooking class.
Palais AMANI, 12 Derb El Miter, Qued Zhoune, Riad Fez –Median, Hay Blida Fez-Medina, Phone: +212-53-56-33-20
18.Palais Namaskar, Marrakech
© Palais Namaskar
When only your very own palace will do, the Palais Namaskar resort in Marrakech is waiting to welcome you. Perfectly nestled between the sun-kissed desert and the majestic Atlas Mountains, Palais Namaskar offers a serene oasis for anyone seeking the ultimate luxurious Moroccan vacation. Each of the three “palaces” you can book offer elegant living areas combined with two or three bedrooms, private pools and your own butler – perfect for families or groups of friends. (Smaller villas and luxury rooms are also available at the resort).The Namaskar Spa offers the ultimate pampering experience while the Namaskids Kids Club will ensure the children are entertained while you relax. Fine dining is on the menu at Le Namaskar (French/Moroccan fusion cuisine) and Le Table for lunch.
Palais Namaskar, Route de Bab Atlas, No. 88/69, Province Syba, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-29-98-00
19.Riad Dar Anika, Marrakech
© Riad Dar Anika
The Riad dar Anika is ideal for visitors who seek a luxurious boutique hotel experience close to all the excitement of the Old Souk and Djemma el Fna. When you step through the traditional carved door of the Riad you will find yourself surrounded by Moroccan elegance and style – beautiful ceilings, tiles, arches and walls all vie for your attention. Each of the 12 rooms and suites has been individually styled and overlook the immaculate courtyard and pool. You can treat yourself to a traditional Moroccan Hammam experience followed by a relaxing massage before you surrender your taste buds to the delicious Moroccan specialties on offer in the restaurant. Your concierge will be happy to arrange city tours and day trips.
Riad Dar Anika, 112 Riad Zitoun Kedim, Marrakech, 40000, Phone: +21-25-24-39-17-51
20.Riad Kniza, Marrakech
© Riad Kniza, Marrakech
When you step inside Riad Kniza, you step into an elegant and sophisticated boutique hotel which dates back to the 18th century, conveniently located in the heart of the Old Medina. The original Riad has been lovingly restored to its former glory using the best materials and craftsmen available in order to enhance your Moroccan experience. Feel pampered in any of the individually styled rooms and suites which feature sumptuous fabrics, carved wooden furniture and luxurious bathrooms. The public areas are no less impressive and you will feel as though you are visiting the home of a wealthy nobleman. Bookings are required if you would like to sample the fine-dining menu at one of just nine tables at The Restaurant.
Riad Kniza, 34 Derb L’Hotel, Bab Doukala, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-67-69-42
21.Royal Mansour, Marrakech
© Royal Mansour, Marrakech
Celebrating everything that is fine and beautiful in Moroccan architecture and style, the owners of the Royal Mansour set out to exceed guests’ expectations – to find out if they have succeeded you need to pay a visit to one of the city’s most elegant hotels. Traditional carved cedar wood, sculpted plaster and beautifully chiseled metal all demand admiration as you pass through the central courtyard to your very own Riad (private residence) where privacy, style and modern conveniences are perfectly integrated. Each Riad has a private plunge pool and rooftop terrace with fireplace. Needless to say, you can enjoy several restaurants and bars and a state-of-the-art Spa.
Royal Mansour, Arsat Gestion, Rue Abou Abbas El Sebti, Marrakech 40000, Phone: +21-25-29-80-80-80
© Selman, Marrakech
Located on one of Morocco’s most prestigious stud farms for Arabian thorough-bred horses, the Selman Marrakech is the epitome of stylish Moroccan elegance. The hotel boasts a variety of beautifully designed rooms, suites and villas and guests are offered a range of activities for all ages. You can enjoy a game of golf at one of four near-by golf courses, explore the secret corners of Marrakech on a side-car tour, take a vintage car excursion or enjoy the magic of a hot-air balloon ride or a quad bike tour. If you prefer to just relax you can soak up some sun around the pool, book a Hammam and Spa treatment or simply enjoy the gardens and meet the horses at the stables.
Selman Marrakech, Km 5, Route d’Amizmiz, Marrakech 40160, Phone: +21-25-24-45-96-00
23.The Surf Hotel Morocco, Agadir
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If you would like to improve your surfing skills and enjoy guided excursions to some of the best surfing areas in Morocco you need look no further than the Surf Hotel near Agadir. The resort offers various surf retreat packages which include accommodation in comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms (two bedroom units and a five-bed dormitory are also available). All packages include use of equipment and the services of an expert surfing instructor. If you are already an experienced surfer but would like to find the best waves you can join a Surf Guiding package and if you enjoy both surfing and yoga you will be happy to know that both activities are available on site.
The Surf Hotel, Tamraght Aourir, 80023, Agadir, Morocco, Phone: +21-26-61-47-40-44
24.Zam Zam Riad and Spa, Marrakech
© Zam Zam Riad and Spa
Conveniently situated in the Medina, Zam Zam Riad and Spa is an ideal hotel choice for visitors who would like to combine comfort and elegance with a great central location. Although you will find yourself just steps from the hustle and bustle of exotic Marrakech, your accommodation offers a haven of tranquility. Each of the seven stylish rooms feature traditional Moroccan details like marble baths, Berber carpets and lovely Moroccan lanterns; king-size beds are dressed with Egyptian cotton and orange-flower toiletries add a special touch of luxury. After a busy day exploring the Medina you can treat yourself to a Hammam experience at the Spa before dining on Moroccan specialties on the terrace.
Zam Zam Riad and Spa, 107 Kaa El Mechraa, Marrakech 40000, Phone: +21-25-24-38-72-14
25.72 Riad Living, Marrakech
© 72 Riad Living
When you enter the elegant foyer of Riad 72 you step inside a peaceful oasis in the heart of Marrakech’s exotic Medina. Here, just steps from the hustle and bustle of the souks, you can relax, unwind and immerse yourself in the culture of Morocco. You can choose which of the hotel’s spacious and individually-styled rooms best fits your taste – each luxuriously appointed room has air-conditioning, luxury toiletries, a safe and fresh flowers and fruit. Families can book a family suite with a private terrace and hot tub. The hotel offers a delightful roof terrace where you can watch the sunset and enjoy an alfresco dinner and there is also a spa for additional pampering.
72 Riad Living, 72 Arset Awzel, Dar el Bacha, Marrakech, Phone: +21-25-24-38-76-29
24 Best Morocco Hotels
- Riad Farnatchi, Photo: Riad Farnatchi
- AMANJENA, Marrakech, Photo: AMANJENA
- Dar Jaguar Riad Hotel, Marrakech, Photo: Dar Jaguar Riad Hotel
- DesertLuxuryCamp, Merzouga, Photo: DesertLuxuryCamp
- Four Seasons Hotel, Casablanca, Photo: Four Seasons Hotel, Casablanca
- Four Seasons Hotel, Marrakech, Photo: Four Seasons Hotel, Marrakech
- Hotel Albakech House, Marrakech, Photo: siraphol/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel la Maison de Arabe, Marrakech, Photo: Hotel la Maison de Arabe
- Pullman Marrakech Palmeraie Resort and Spa, Photo: OlegDoroshin/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel Rui Palace Tikida, Agadir, Photo: Hotel Rui Palace Tikida
- Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Hotel, Photo: Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Hotel
- L’Amandier Hotel, Marrakech, Photo: L’Amandier Hotel
- La Sultana, Marrakech, Photo: La Sultana
- Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Photo: Mandarin Oriental
- Mazagan Golf and Beach Resort, El Jadida, Photo: Mazagan Golf and Beach Resort
- Hotel Club Le Mirage, Tangier, Photo: Francesco83/stock.adobe.com
- Palais AMANI, Fez, Photo: Palais AMANI
- Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Photo: Palais Namaskar
- Riad Dar Anika, Marrakech, Photo: Riad Dar Anika
- Riad Kniza, Marrakech, Photo: Riad Kniza, Marrakech
- Royal Mansour, Marrakech, Photo: Royal Mansour, Marrakech
- Selman, Marrakech, Photo: Selman, Marrakech
- The Surf Hotel Morocco, Agadir, Photo: The Surf Hotel Morocco
- Zam Zam Riad and Spa, Marrakech, Photo: Zam Zam Riad and Spa
- 72 Riad Living, Marrakech, Photo: 72 Riad Living
- Cover Photo: richman21/stock.adobe.com