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One of the world’s most romantic hotels
La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco was voted Best Hotel in the World by Conde Nast Readers Choice Travellers Awards 2015 and is deserving of this fine accolade. A former palace, set in Royal Gardens, La Mamounia’s brilliant architecture, recently refurbished by Jaques Garcia and Olivia Giacobetti, and its breathtaking views, all add to its legendary allure.
Open since 1923, this majestic institution has played host to a number of luminaries, including Winston Churchill, who aptly has a bar named after him in the hotel. Guests can enjoy the delicious cuisine on offer at La Mamounia from its range of restaurants, Moroccan, Italian and French or stroll down to the Swimming Pool Pavilion – Le Pavillon, to enjoy a buffet breakfast in a charming and magical atmosphere. Mamounia´s signature fragrance of jasmine, orange blossom and cedar fills the air and water is a strong feature with fountains and ponds decorating the space. The Spa is known as one of the best in Marrakech and this relaxing, tranquil and beautiful space, with its heated pool is perfect for a late night swim to unwind after a long travel.
La Mamounia welcomes one with delicious almond milk and dates , traditionally served in Moroccan homes and its signature fragrance of jasmine, orange blossom and cedar fills the air along with its beautiful water features, fountains and ponds creating a tranquil space.
Mamounia´s famous Le Menzeh pavilion, is known for its pastries which fuse classic French traditions with Arabic flavours, made up from butter and chocolate imported from France and strawberries grown in Mamounia´s gardens. You’ll be spoilt for choice with flavours such as cherry plum, lemon croutons, fig with almond cream, rosemary and vanilla ice-cream on puff pastry, nectarine with green pistachio, marshmallow and pistachio ice-cream and sea-salt-scented Breton shortbread, lemon cream, dark chocolate and ginger dates, the latter of which is unique to Mamounia.
One of the world’s most romantic hotels, La Mamounia’s luxurious rich and ruby and dark wood suites, offers majestic views overlooking the gardens. Whether it’s an early morning swim followed by breakfast on the terrace or a moonlit stroll in the fragrant gardens, La Mamounia is a place that dreams are made of and where beautiful memories are made.