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La Mamounia Marrakech
Ranked #77 of 505 Hotels in Marrakech
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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We regularly stay at five star hotels and have just returned from a week in La Mamounia, Marrakech. It is one of the best we have stayed in. The service was excellent, although it was quiet as we were there late January/ early February. The room was excellent with views across the large gardens. The food and wine was first class, as you would expect from French and Italian restaurants each holding two Michelin stars. The Moroccan restaurant was also very good. If you want a luxury break in Marrakech within a gentle ten minute walk of the Medina, this is the one. The prices are not, however, for the faint hearted with food and wine comparable with the most expensive UK restaurants and hotels.

Room Tip: Overlooking the garden gives you a lovely view and great birdsong, the dawn chorus is stunning.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Having just returned from La Mamounia I feel compelled to write this review. This was my first trip to the hotel and sadly my last. The standard of food and service are not that of a five star hotel. Our room (Aqbal Delux) was pleasant, however we were unable to open our terrace doors as the carpet was in the way and the lighting was poor. Considering the hotel has recently undergone a multi million pound refurbishment, I was rather surprised. Our dinner in Le Morrocan restaurant was very disappointing. We were sat opposite a serving station, food very average and ridiculously expensive. One glass of Champagne £30.00. Snacks by the pool were a disgrace, a sandwich served on burn't toast with one key ingrediant missing. It was sent back twice, cost £23.00 (approx) and no apology given. The Spa was average and the staff offhand.
Having said all this, the hotel is well located, breakfast was good and the gardens are lovely.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the swimming pool are quiet and have a nice view.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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sydney australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We stayed elsewhere.....but walked in for afternoon tea one day when we were walking from the new city to the old city. It is a grand hotel - not really my style - a bit stuffy - but it's a must see. We walked to the outdoor area in the gardens to have a snack and drink and it was truly beautiful.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Very Expensive but a real 5***** Deluxe according to Int'l norms, with real value, excellent service with entertainment, excellent quality of food, rooms, location, view. For Travelers seeking the taste of excellence, i have been to this hotel several times, my friends just came back from their trip. Recommended

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

The hotel was beyond my pocket to stay, but still well worth visiting just for afternoon tea or drinks on the garden terrace. Unsurpassed luxury. Beautiful large lush walled gardens, so peaceful, Go reasonably dressed and you will be welcomed, The hotel has standards (no need for a tie, but no scruffs in jeans and tea shirts!).

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I stayed with my husband for a couple of nights and loved it. Set in the lushest green garden the hotel is a cool mix of old-fashioned splendour and luxury. I was in love with our room, which had the most divine view of the palmeraie. Service matched the prices and was superiour. We only ate at the hotel one evening and had a delicious meal and wine at Le Italien - what a treat. But having stayed here years ago I must agree with others that it's lost some of it's draw.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

My hubby and I visited Marrakech last weekend and stayed at a nice Riad in the Medina, but we soon tired of the filth and madness of the Medina. Having visited the Jardins Majorelle (disappointing) and walked for miles trying to find somewhere nice for lunch, I snapped, bundled hubby into a cab and high-tailed it to La Mamounia!
How pleased I am that we did! We decided to forgoe the Sunday brunch at £100 per head and opted for a meal on the terrace. We had a blissful beer and gin and tonic (nectar!) and a lovely cheeseburger in a beautiful, peaceful garden setting with smiling and attentive staff. It was such a change from what we had experienced in the rest of Marrakech that we stayed all afternoon! £75 well spent.
If we are ever mad enough to visit Marrakech again, this is where we will stay!

Stayed January 2013
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Property: 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 Casino and Gambling 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:
#2 Casino Hotel in Marrakech
#4 Business Hotel in Marrakech
#40 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#47 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#88 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#111 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — La Mamounia Marrakech 5*
Number of rooms: 212
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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