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Selman

Marrakech Palmeraie, Morocco

Set in 6 hectares of landscaped grounds Selman is a luxurious family owned and managed hotel. With a relaxed and laid back ambiance, this hotel would suit both couples and families seeking a restful and tranquil stay.

At a Glance

  • Family owned hotel designed by famous French architect and interior designer Jacques Garcia

  • The 5 private Riads include their own heated pool

  • A must for any horse lovers, this hotel incorporates two stunning stables housing a collection of Purebred Arabian horses and barbs, and a private Equestrian Art show is available on request

  • The ultimate in luxury, each Riad comes with the service of a personal butler available 24-hours a day

  • Authentic Arabian-Moorish Palace commanding spectacular views over the Atlas mountains

  • The Henri Chenot spa offers some of the finest and most innovative therapies and treatments within the region. Detox, Anti-ageing, weight loss programs available

Riding, Spa & health, Family,

Insider's View

Selman's iconic swimming pool is the longest in Marrakech, be sure to take a dip!

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Selman or take a look at our itineraries to Marrakech Palmeraie

Description

Owned and managed by the Moroccan family, Bennani-Smires, this authentic Arabian-Moorish Palace sits within beautiful landscaped grounds with fantastic views to the Atlas mountains.

The interior design of the hotel is the work of Jacques Garcia who has created an eclectic mix of oriental and Moroccan styles. The spacious rooms and lofty public spaces feature studded furniture and suede covered walls which sit, somehow perfectly, with lavishly embroidered textiles and millions of handcrafted zellige mosaic tiles.

One feels cocooned here, while benefiting from the vast terraces and magnificent views across the gardens, the pool and the Atlas Mountains, punctuated by the glorious sight of horses galloping near the Andalusian Pavilion.

Romantic residences par excellence, these spacious Riads are peaceful, set away from the hotel, and play up the sense of Oriental sensuality as masterfully executed by decorator, Jacques Garcia. Each entrance leads to a central fountain and patio which opens onto a living room enclosed by embroidered curtains. Hung with fabrics, the lounge is a voluptuously hedonistic setting. Ranging in size from 580 m² to 700 m², each has a private garden and a 15sqm pool bordered by bougainvillea. Intimate and luxurious, they invite travelers to indulge and your Riad experience will be further enhanced by the 24-hour services of your personal butler.

Accommodation

60 rooms in total comprising superior, deluxe, junior suites and deluxe suites (25 suites). Some of the rooms connect for families. There are also 5 Riads with private heated pools and 24-hour private butler which are perfect for extra privacy and luxury.

Superior Room

Set over 55 square meters, the ground floor rooms open onto the gardens making them ideal for families, while those on the floors above offer stunning views. Meticulously equipped for comfort, they feature large bathrooms in marble with black and white Zellige mosaic tiles, a separate shower and a dressing area. To preserve the atmosphere of an antique palace, all the cutting-edge technology has been hidden.

Deluxe Room

Covering 55 square meters these spacious rooms are characterized by their peaceful and serene atmosphere. They offer a lot of natural light from large private terraces with beautiful views overlooking the Atlas mountains.

Junior Suite

Set over 70 square meters, these large suites have been decorated to pay tribute to the richness of Moroccan craftsmanship and are more spacious than superior and deluxe rooms. Junior Suites open onto terraces from which one can truly take pleasure in Selman’s lush gardens, the pool and the Atlas Mountains, punctuated by the glorious sight of horses galloping near the Andalusian Pavilion.

Deluxe Suite

Covering 120 sq. meters, these generously sized suites are ideally situated in the main building and open onto a large outdoor lounge. These suites are ornately decorated and feature a large bedroom, spacious living room, two separate dressing rooms and a sun drenched bathroom area which opens onto a private patio. Each suite features two beautiful, separate terraces.

One Bedroom Riad

These spacious and luxurious Riads are peaceful, set away from the hotel. Each entrance leads to a central fountain and patio which opens onto a living room enclosed by embroidered curtains. Hung with fabrics, the lounge is a luxurious space. Ranging in size from 580m², each have private garden and a 15m pool bordered by bougainvillea. Each Riad also comes with a personal butler service.

Two Bedroom Riad

These 2 bedroom villas offer space and privacy and are larger than the single bedroom option. Located away from the hotel, the entrance leads to a central fountain and patio which opens onto a living room and a private bar. Covering a total area of 700sqm, the Riad has a private garden and a 15m pool bordered by bougainvillea. Your Riad experience will be further enhanced by the personal butler service included.

Childcare

Selman Marrakech celebrates its youngest guests with the opening of "Selman Kids", an environment dedicated to children aged from 4 to 12 years old, to entertain them during their stay, in the spirit of fun and relaxation.

Facilities

Selman Restaurant and the Terrace, Pavilion Restaurant (open for lunch), Marocain Restaurant, Selman Bar, Pool Bar.

Espace Vitalité Chenot: Spread over 1200 sq. meters, it offers innovative treatments and a different approach of body and well-being based on Chenot Method

  • 7 treatment rooms
  • 4 Hydrotherapy rooms
  • 1 Water Jet cabin
  • Hammam
  • Fitness with a view on the gardens
  • 1 SPA suite (private room with Hammam/ massage)
  • 2 outdoor heated pools and 1 indoor relaxation pool
  • 1 outdoor Jacuzzi
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Transfer and limousine service
  • Exclusive excursions
  • Stables housing purebred Arabian horses
  • 24h Butler Service for Riads
  • A landscaped Andalucian park over six hectares
  • Heated swimming pools (one 80 meters long outdoor pool and two 25 meters pools within the SPA facility)
  • Indoor relaxation pool
  • Library

Activities

The hotel can organize a range of exclusive excursions. There are 2 exquisite stables designed by Jacques Garcia, with 16 boxes housing a collection of Purebred Arabian horses, 5 outdoor paddocks. Private guided visits to the stables for the hotel guests, Pony carriage tours for the kids and equestrian Art show available on request.

Location & Directions

Marrakech Palmeraie, Morocco

Ideally situated 10-minutes away from the airport and the ancient Medina, 5km along the Amizmiz road towards the Atlas Mountains.

When to go

Weather-wise, the best times to go are spring and autumn. Marrakesh is very hot in the summer months of July and August, a dry but extremely relentless heat. By the end of October the evenings are cold, although the midday sun is still warm enough to bask in. The weather in winter, from November to March, ranges from cold and rainy to sunny days, warm enough to sit outside.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Selman or take a look at our itineraries to Marrakech Palmeraie

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