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La Mamounia Marrakech
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenue Bab Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #155 of 461 hotels in Marrakech
Houston, Texas
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“Ridiculously Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed several places in Marrakech but this was absolutely my favorite (although also twice as expensive). It was amazing in every way. The gardens were gorgeous, the interiors were very chic, the food was good...on and on. The hotel is unbelievable. Everything was awesome.

It's definitely a splurge - but even if it's just for a night it was so worth it.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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La_Mamounia_, Directeur général at La Mamounia Marrakech, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to share your experience at La Mamounia.

We are pleased to learn that your stay with us met your expectations and that you were satisfied with the overall level of service.

We look forward to welcoming you in the not too distant future.

With best regards,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Astonishing, unique, exquisite, utterly romantic and I could go on like this for the entire review.
Do not bother to look for an alternative in Marrakesh because there isn't. I have visited all the other contenders as Royal Mansour, Four Seasons,Taj, Namakasar (why someone is building hotels in the middle of nowhere ?) or Delano and others. Although some of them can look impressive (especially in the pictures) they do not have the soul and the spirit of La Mamounia.
Covering the basics : Top Location ( walking distance all around Medina, souks etc, Unique Design ( remodeled with Jacques Garcia this hotel is a showcase of the Moroccan architecture and design, Impressive services in all the outlets and facilities, Magnificent Garden in the Medina, Transcendent history, The Flavors and Sounds of Marrocco.
It really worth to do the trip just to stay at La Mamounia once in your lifetime. Be part of her history and do not look at the bill.
Just be there!

Room Tip: Just check the elaborate website of the hotel. Rooms with terrace in the interior garden are superb.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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La_Mamounia_, Directeur général at La Mamounia Marrakech, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Thank you for your positive review on La Mamounia and for your nice comments, it’s always gratifying to learn that our guests enjoyed their stay with us.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we look forward to welcoming you back to La Mamounia very soon.

With best regards,
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Altea
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

It is Saturday 12 October, 1 pm, and we are in Marrakech as I write having been in Morocco for a week. Whilst in the city we have had the pleasure of being welcomed with open arms at Riads Maison Arrabe and Kniza, both stunning in every aspect. We are keen to come back to Marrakech sooner rather than later and decided to pop over to La Mamounia to have coffee and cake, we'd heard about the patisserie milhojas and wanted to try it, as well as making a reservation for our next trip as we like to try different places. At the entrance we were refused entry because we wearing shorts!!!! Hotel La Mamounia is way down the list of hotels on Trip Advisor, hovering somewhere around #144. The Riads we frequented are in the top ten. It's obvious why. I will never stay at La Mamounia now, there is no point going somewhere where you not welcome. If you are ever in Marrakech stay at Riad Kniza. It is exquisite. It is where I will be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed at the La Mamounia on the occasion of my daughter's wedding on the 14th September 2013. The whole experience from start to finish was absolutely faultless. The hotel is stunning and in a class of it's own. It is very expensive but you can see why when you enter the hotel. The rooms are immaculate and every need is catered for from complimentary Haviana flip flops for the pool to slippers at night when your bed is turned down.
The grounds are beautiful and provided the perfect backdrop for a wedding. The staff are amazing and nothing is too much trouble for them, they are approachable and friendly whilst remaining professional at all times.
The outside pool is wonderful and uncrowded with attentive pool attendants providing soft fluffy towels. The indoor spa is also very relaxing with your needs catered for.
The Winston Churchill bar was the perfect place to finish off a fantastic wedding, it was atmospheric and very luxurious.
I would like to thank the staff & management of La mamounia for making my daughter's wedding a wonderful special day for her to treasure.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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La_Mamounia_, Directeur général at La Mamounia Marrakech, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
First of all we would like to thank you for choosing La Mamounia to celebrate this special event, and we are truly happy to learn that your experience with us met your expectations and that you were satisfied with the overall level of service.

We are looking forward to your next visit and to have the pleasure of welcoming you.

With best regards,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Staff is great service minded and attentive
Gardens are wonderful
Pool area is amazing
Spa is amazing, very satisfied with my treatment
Breakfast is big and at lot to choose from, very very good
Room is nice, nice bathroom
Ate at the Italian restaurant, which was amazing. This is a world class Michelin restaurant
I would recommend anyone to stay here. Even if you don't have the money, then save up...
Food (lunch) by the pool was a bit disappointing AND expensive.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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La_Mamounia_, Directeur général at La Mamounia Marrakech, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your experience with us, and we thank you for your nice comments and words, that we will certainly share with our team.

Concerning the price of the buffet by the pool, we always try to be one of the best and obviously that comes with a cost.

We are looking forward to your next visit and to have the pleasure of welcoming you.

With best regards,
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sao paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My first time in Marrakech, and I was surprised by how awesome that hotel is.
First of all, we were very well received in the airport by the hotel staff, that drove us to the Hotel in a Jaguar.
When we got there, tons of staff, willing to help and 99% of the time smiling, and doing their greatest effort to give us a good time.
The hotel is HUGE and very beautiful.
My room was good, but not great, specially compared to my friend's... the funny fact was that I payed a little more than they did... minor problem
The swimming pool was very good, and staff was always helpful.
Breakfast was excellent, but not included - I think it was something aroun 40 euros.
Spare money for tips, specially in a Hotel with such ammount of people doing things for you.
The Hotel Casino was very nice, but be prepared to have your entrance denied if you wear jeans with minor distress....
A must go is the SPA... one of the best I've ever seen

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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La_Mamounia_, Directeur général at La Mamounia Marrakech, responded to this review, October 18, 2013
We would like to thank you for your nice comment and for taking the time to share your experience at La Mamounia.

Concerning the room rate, it depends on the conditions of the booking, certain programs allow you an upgrade upon check in. For your next visit I suggest, one of our deluxe rooms with a nice view of the pool and the garden.

We are looking forward to your next visit and to have the pleasure of welcoming you.

Sincerely,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We didn't stay here but took advantage of the day pass which cost 1500 dirhams. This was great value as it gave us full access to the pools, gym, gardens etc, a four course lunch and spa treatment.

If you're leaving late on your last day, spend it here. We even finished the holiday in style by paying 300 dirhams for a lovely Mercedes to take us to the airport.

It is a little oasis of calm amidst the hustle of Marrakech and an absolute pleasure. The only thing to be aware of are the price of drinks once there - a bottle of water was about 50 dirhams!

Even if you don't stay here or use the day pass, come for a drink and enjoy the luxury.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about La Mamounia Marrakech

Address: Avenue Bab Jdid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#57 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#58 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#79 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#124 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — La Mamounia Marrakech 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Mamounia, a symbol of traditional Moroccan hospitality, is located in the heart of the imperial city, nestled in a 17 acre park, 5 minutes walk from the Jemaa El Fna square, La Mamounia will remain the place for worldwide celebrities. DESCRIPTION The Moroccan legendary palace has been redesigned by an internationally acclaimed designer, Jacques Garcia, combining a true Moroccan style and ambiance with new technologies. With its luxurious decorations, fabulous gardens and its trendy 2500sq m SPA, la Mamounia guarantees the amazement of its guests. ACCOMODATION 136 rooms (30 to 45 Sq m) 71 Suites including 7 Signature suites (55 to 212 Sq m) 3 Riads each with 3 bedrooms, Moroccan salons, private swimming pool, terraces... (700 Sq m) ... more   less 
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