Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Now Open

The Mandarin Oriental is delighted to introduce the Group’s legendary hospitality to Morocco with the opening of Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech.

Mandarin Oriental Marrakech Pool Villa Living Room

Mandarin Oriental Marrakech Pool Villa Living Room

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, an elegant and contemporary resort , is set among nearly 50 acres of landscaped gardens filled with the scent of 100,000 roses, with the snow-capped Atlas Mountains providing a stunning backdrop. Located just 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of the city and the historic Medina, the hotel offers 54 private villas inspired by Berber and Andalusian-Arabic influences, all with secluded walled gardens, swimming pools and hot tubs, extensive areas for sunbathing and shaded alfresco dining. A further nine spectacular suites, seven with their own rooftop plunge pool, feature panoramic vistas of the gardens and the surrounding countryside. There are a variety of exceptional restaurants and bars, and a world-class spa offering the Group’s renowned signature treatments as well as treatments inspired by Moroccan traditions. The luxury experience is completed by the group’s unparalleled service, allied to the best traditions and hospitality of the Moroccan Kingdom.Mandarin Oriental Marrakech exterior

The architect of the project is Pascal Desprez while the design of Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, rustic yet sophisticated, was created by renowned French architects, Patrick Gilles and Dorothée Boissier. With its Berber and Andalusian-Arabic influences, the resort provides re-laxed and stylish luxury for the cosmopolitan traveler. Featuring natural, local materials, the interior and exterior spaces co-exist and benefit from the extraordinary light for which Marrakech is well known.marrakech-dining-1

Guests at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will enjoy a variety of restaurants and bars featuring a diverse range of global cuisines (Mes’Lalla, Le Salon Berbère, Pool Garden). Le Salon Berbère offers an exceptional view over both the resort’s blue and green pools and the Atlas Mountains, opens as a breakfast venue before evolving into a delightful tea lounge serving drinks and light bites throughout the day and then a chic champagne bar serving a range of champagnes after dark.

Le Salon Berbère

Le Salon Berbère

Le Salon Berbère

Le Salon Berbère

Located next to our main swimming pool, the Pool Garden is the ideal place in which to enjoy a relaxed alfresco lunch. Offering an inspiring selection of delicious, healthy bites, the menu focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables, Mediterranean grilled seafood and light meat dishes. Enjoying a beautiful garden setting, guests can take time to enjoy their meal or drinks under beautiful bougainvillea filled pergolas.

Pool Garden

Pool Garden

From celebrated local chef Meryem Cherkaoui, Mes’Lalla is the property’s fine dining Moroccan restaurant, offering a tantalizing choice of traditional dishes created with a unique modern touch. Named after the fresh green olives that can be found in the region of Meknès, Mes’Lalla promises guests a unique and memorable dining experience. Located in the East Wing of the Palatial Lobby Riad, the restaurant’s décor serves as the perfect backdrop to Chef Cherkaoui’s stunning creations. Featuring traditional Moroccan craftsmanship, Mes’lalla enjoys a relaxed contemporary feel with indoor and outdoor areas as well as a chic bar serving a range of wines, cocktails, champagnes and non-alcoholic drinks.

Mes'Lalla

Mes’Lalla

Born and raised in Rabat, Meryem Cherkaoui is a renowned chef widely praised for her modern interpretation of classic Moroccan recipes. Using organic ingredients sourced from small co-operatives across the Kingdom, chef Cherkaoui takes pride in creating delicious dishes that both inspire and delight. On leaving school, chef Cherkaoui moved to Lyon where she studied at the famous Institut Paul Bocuse. On graduation, she worked for some of France’s most prestigious hotels including Le Majestic in Cannes and Le Crillon in Paris, before returning to Morocco to open her own restaurant in 2002. Joining Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech in 2015, chef Cherkaoui promises to showcase her unique talents, blending French techniques with the delicious flavours of Morocco in her own recipes and those passed down from her grandmother.

Breakfast at the Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Breakfast at Le Salon Berbère, Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is a unique environment featuring expansive spa suites with private terraces and gardens designed for outdoor treatments. The Spa also includes two luxurious hammams, an indoor heated pool, a fitness center and a yoga studio, as well as hair and beauty salons.

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Spa

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Spa

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Taipei Luxury Spa

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Taipei Luxury Spa

SPA FACILITIES: 1,800 square metres spa featuring Mandarin Oriental’s signature wellness concepts, All treatment rooms include an outdoor treatment areas with olive trees, a wide range of holistic therapies and programmes including therapies inspired by local Moroccan traditions, three individual treatment rooms, one Thai treatment room, one double and one single spa suite, each with vitality bath, two luxurious hammams, A dedicated yoga studio, comprehensive fitness center featuring state-of-the-art equipment and an indoor heated swimming pool.

Guests of Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will also enjoy direct access to the Golf Royal and Golf Al Maaden courses, while the Amelkis course is also nearby.

We are delighted to combine the art of oriental hospitality with the generosity and warm welcome for which Morocco is renowned” commented Mark S. Bradford, General Manager. “Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is set to become the region’s most sought after and exclusive resort, offering stylish accommodation and a range of impeccable facilities, all of which are underpinned by Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service,” he added.

To celebrate the opening, the property has developed two tempting offers. Experience Marrakech provides a complimentary third night for every two consecutive paid nights and Delight in Marrakech offers a resort credit of up to EUR 300 per day that can be spent throughout the resort. Both offers provide luxury accommodation, breakfast at Le Salon Berbère and limousine transfers to and from the airport.

For more information and reservations, please visit www.mandarinoriental.com. Reservations can also be made by contacting the Group’s worldwide sales and reservation offices, or by calling Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech at + 212 5 24 29 88 88/momrk-reservations@mohg.com. This offer is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. Terms and conditions apply.