La Mamounia

Marrakech, Morocco

At a Glance

  • The last word in luxury with an opulent Moorish style

  • Extensive and beautifully maintained gardens give the hotel a peaceful ambience, despite being located in the Old City

  • Within walking distance to the medina, Koutoubia Mosque and Djemaa el-Fna Square

  • A choice of four restaurants and five bars including The Churchill Bar, named after one of the hotel's most famous guests

  • An iconic hotel steeped in history and refurbished to an exceptionally high standard

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Best time to Visit

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Weather-wise, the best times to go are spring and autumn, when temperatures are 20°C to 25°C by day and at least 10°C by night, and November to February, with cooler nights but similar daytime temperatures and light rainfall possible. The weather in March and April features sporadic, light rainfall with some sandstorms in April, while June sees dusty siroccos (desert winds) sweep through the city. From mid-June to August temperatures rise into the 30s and occasionally 40s.

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Insider's View

Make sure to stop in at the Pierre Herme, The only one in the whole of Marrakech to have some delicious Macaroons!

For those with a sweet tooth like me - make sure to stop and enjoy the tasty Chocolates and Macaroons in Pierre Hermé.

Work off all of the delicious Moroccan food easily in the huge gym, with beautiful views across the famous gardens.

Work off all of the delicious Moroccan food easily in the huge gym, with beautiful views across the famous gardens.

Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens.

Make sure to look around you at the opulent and rich design of the building, you can understand why this has been voted one of the best hotels in the world!

With a storied past and as the first choice of royalty and celebrities, La Mamounia is discreet and decadent.

Book a tennis coach and brush up on your skills on one of the two clay courts.

The executive suites have views over the Koutoubia Mosque and the Atlas Mountains - a winning combination!

Several interconnecting room categories and the three-bedroom Riads provide plenty of options for families.

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One of Marrakech's most legendary hotels, La Mamounia has been built in an opulent and traditional Moorish style, subtly enhanced by Art Deco touches. The magnificent design combined with fabulous food and discreet service ensures the most luxurious stay.

Located in the centre of Marrakech, La Mamounia is within walking distance of the famous Djemma el-Fna square and is close to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque. Despite its proximity to the medina, guests will feel a million miles from the busy streets of the Old City thanks to the hotel's tranquil gardens.

In-keeping with the riad's ornate decoration, the rooms at La Mamounia are Moroccan in design, complete with zellige tilework and hints of Art Deco style throughout. Marble bathrooms are the utmost in luxury and plush furnishings offer the highest levels of comfort. Many of the spacious rooms have a private terrace or balcony, while the exclusive three-bedroom private riads have their own pools.

There are four restaurants at La Mamounia, each of which serves dishes using fresh ingredients from the hotel's organic vegetable garden. Le Français is the most formal, offering gourmet French cuisine, while L'Italien is more atmospheric and its menu comes courtesy of two-Michelin-starred chef Don Alfonso. Le Marocain serves fantastic local delicacies with a contemporary twist and finally Le Pavilion de la Piscine offers pool-side lunches and delectable evening cocktails.

The twenty acres of lush walled gardens, fragrant flowers, shrubs, olive and orange trees are a popular choice for relaxing walks for both residents and visitors alike. Guests looking to relax can unwind in La Mamounia's fantastic spa with a selection of revitalising treatments after a day exploring the winding streets of the medina.

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There are 206 rooms including 71 suites. Rooms have a variety of views: Koutoubia Mosque, the gardens or the Atlas Mountains with the higher rooms having the better perspectives. There are also three Riads set amid the gardens, each of which has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, a private swimming pool and 24 hour butler service. All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi.

Classic Hivernage Room

Located on the ground and first floor, this room is equipped with a king-size bed and decorated with warm, rich tones. It is between 28 to 40 m² and offers a pleasant view over the town and the inner courtyard garden. A welcoming cocktail, local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products will greet you to further enhance your experience. There is a separate bathtub and shower and free wi-fi is available.

Superior Hivernage Room

Located on the 2nd and 4th floors, the Superior room is decorated with traditional Moroccan style shimmering colours and offers a view over the Hivernage district. A welcoming cocktail, local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products will greet you to further enhance your experience.

The room is 28 to 40 m² and it's equipped with a king-size bed and separate bathtub and shower. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Deluxe Room

Deluxe rooms have a balcony or terrace to enjoy the magnificent views of the legendary gardens, Atlas Mountains and the famous Koutoubia mosque, depending on the room location. They are 31 to 45 m². Bathrooms feature separate bathtub and shower decorated with a combination of marble and Moroccan style that creates a soothing ambience. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a delicious cocktail, local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products.


There are three types of suites at La Mamounia. They are from 55 to 85 m² and offer different views of the property.

Hivernage Suites overlook the hotel’s main entrance and their luxurious style inspires the calm and serene environment that makes La Mamounia renowned.

Park Suites offer panoramic views over the legendary gardens and the Atlas Mountains. They are located in the centre of the building.

Adgal Suites present stunning views over the swimming pool and gardens. They portrait the beauty of a Moroccan interior combined with the modern comforts of a stylishly furnished living space.

Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious cocktail upon arrival, as well as local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products will greet you to further enhance your experience.

Baldaquin Suite (Signature Suite)

With extravagant four-poster bed and magnificent wood ceilings, the Baldaquin Suite exudes romance and intimacy. It is perfect for honeymooners and couples in a romantic escape alike. This Suite is 77 m², distributed in a living room, separate bathtub and shower and guest bathroom. You can enjoy pool and gardens views from one of the two balconies (bedroom and living room).

When staying in Baldaquin Suite, you enjoy VIP transfer from Marrakech Ménara or Casablanca airport, as well as a delicious cocktail, local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products, upon arrival.

Koutoubia Suite (Signature Suite)

This splendid suite features authentic Moroccan style: zellige tiles on the walls, wooden ceilings adorned with elegant hand-crafted decorations and so on. The living room was conceived using a traditional “Menzeh” style, to simply relax enjoying the spectacular views over the Koutoubia mosque and the mysteries of Marrakech. This is a 109 m² suite equipped with King-size bed, separate bedroom and sitting room, guest bathroom, balcony and a dining area.

When staying in Koutoubia Suite, you enjoy VIP transfer from Marrakech Ménara or Casablanca airport, as well as a delicious cocktail, local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products, upon arrival.

Executive Suite

There are three types of Executive Suites at La Mamounia, all of them are 64 to 67 m².

Located on different areas of the property, Koutoubia, Park and Agdal Executive Suites provide wonderful views of the legendary Koutoubia mosque, the gardens on the Koutoubia side or pool. These views provide a sense of tranquillity and grandeur to all guests.

All Suites have a bedroom and sitting area, separate bathtub and shower, guest bathroom and terrace.

Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious cocktail upon arrival, as well as local delicacies and a welcome pack full of sophisticated products will greet you to further enhance your experience.


Each of the three magnificent Riads provides an atmosphere imbued with sophistication and intimacy and the opportunity to enjoy a unique sensory experience combining traditional Moroccan style with modern comfort. Riads provide ample space for families and big parties with 700 m² to accommodate up to 6 guests. They have 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living rooms and a private swimming pool.

Some of the perks of staying in this stunning Riads are private VIP transfers from airport, welcome cocktail and Moroccan delicacies and 24-hour butler service.


Children are welcome and extra beds or cots are available. Babysitting can be arranged on request. Please note under-16s cannot use the hotel's spa.


La Mamounia has four restaurants. Le Français is more formal, while L'Italien is more atmospheric with low lighting and sumptuous dark furnishings. Le Marocain offers traditional delicacies including a range of delicious tagines. For a more informal ambience head to Le Pavillon de la Piscine for breakfast or a long lunch on the terrace overlooking the pool.

There are also five bars. Bar Italien is located in the beautiful Majorelle Gallery and is the perfect place to relax and soak up the decadent atmosphere. Bar Menzah is close to the boules pitch in the heart of the gardens serves ice creams and delicate pastries. Bar Marocain is situated on the terrace of the restaurant with the same name so perfect for an aperitif. Bar Pavilion is located in the Swimming Pool Pavilion. The famous Bar Churchill is an elegant cocktail bar that remains true to its original 1930s decor, with a pianist and singer performing most evenings.


La Mamounia has extensive and very well kept facilities including a 2500 sqm spa featuring treatments using internationally renowned brands and hotel signature products for tranquillity and well-being, two tennis courts, ping pong table, library and boules pitch. With the old city of Marrakech on the doorstep it is also perfectly located should you be able to tear yourselves away from the luxurious confines of the hotel.


  • A day in the life of Berbers

    Get to know Morocco's unique Berber culture by spending time in one of the authentic Berber villages. You'll have the opportunity to explore the Moroccan countryside and understand this traditional way of life.

  • Atlas Mountain hike with picnic lunch

    Set out on foot to explore the beautiful landscapes of the Atlas Mountains and the Toubkal National Park, passing by traditional Berber villages and olive groves.

  • Cooking lesson in Marrakech

    La Maison Arabe has a well established restaurant that opened in 1940 and its experienced chefs host cooking workshops. Have a go at making your own lemon chicken tagine and learn about traditional cooking methods using authentic Moroccan spices.

  • Day trip to Imlil - Jebal Toubkal

    Visit Imlil, a small Berber village in the High Atlas Mountains and located at the base of the highest mountain in Northern Africa, Jebel Toubkal. Explore the local area on foot or by mule including other Berber villages and their working co-operatives.

  • Dressage Experience at The Selman

    Enjoy a private class on horseback with an expert equestrian artist.

  • Equestrian breakfast at The Selman

    A very special breakfast awaits at The Selman Hotel, with a memorable presentation of Arabian thoroughbreds. Whilst enjoying a delicious selection of food and the stunning views the hotel's majestic horses will showcase their elegance and skills.

  • Historical Tour of Marrakech

    Spend the day exploring the winding streets and spice-scented souks of Marrakech with your expert private guide, uncovering beautiful palaces, ancient tombs and imposing minarets.

  • Hot Air Balloon across Moroccan landscape

    Drift gently over the landscapes surrounding Marrakech, appreciating the silence and views of Berber villages and snow-capped Atlas mountains in the distance on this trip of a lifetime.

  • Souks and spices treasure hunt

    Embark on a tour of Marrakech's winding maze of souks in search of the perfect spices and ingredients. A local expert will help you source the freshest spices in this aromatic treasure hunt, as well as teaching you about traditional cooking methods.

  • Street food tasting trail

    Get to know Morocco's fascinating culture first-hand through its delicious street food! With local foodies as your guide, head off the beaten track to sample delicacies that most visitors don't get to try.

Location & directions

Marrakech, Morocco

Located near the Koutoubia minaret, the peaceful grounds and gardens of La Mamounia feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the Old City, yet the hotel is within easy reach of the famous Djemaa el-Fna Square by foot.

How to get there

Marrakech-Ménara airport is 6 km from the city and 15-minutes by car. If you are flying to Casablanca or Agadir, they are 200km from Marrakech, a two-hour drive to the hotel.

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