Best Hotels in Marrakech, Morocco

This is a list showing the best hotels in Marrakesh which are recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews. The ratings you see here combine reviews from several platforms, and it's always higher than 4 out of 5 stars.
A major city in the kingdom of Morocco, it is one of the largest and most important cities in the African country. Located ideally at the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountain, this city makes for the perfect hospitality center. Formerly known as the Red City as a result of the numerous 12th-century building built with red bricks, this city has a rich history. The city comprises an old fortified city packed with vendors and their stalls. As one of the busiest cities in the world, this city is home to a number of exciting and fascinating landmarks. The Djamaa el Fna, Saadian Wall, the famous Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque are some of the tourist attraction in the city.
Marrakesh is a cultural, trading center and religious center for the Maghreb and sub-Saharan African, making it very important to trade, commerce, and tourism. The medina is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Marrakesh offers a lot of attraction and excitement; its market is the largest in the whole of Morocco, it is home to some of the most prominent football clubs in Morocco, and its wildlife trade is one of the largest in Africa.
Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Marrakech, Morocco.
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What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Marrakech?

Marrakesh is an erstwhile imperial city in western Morocco and now it is a key economic center and home to gardens, palaces and mosques. The best neighborhoods in Marrakesh are:

Chrifia is a neighborhood that has fun water parks, two of the city’s golf courses, a lazy river, sparkling pools, and many other features.

Ouahat Sidi Brahmin
Ouahat Sidi Brahmin is the home to a modern stadium that is used for various sporting events – the Grand Stade de Marrakech. The stadium is the home ground of the Kawkab Marrakech – the city’s local football team.

Palmeraie is a perfect spot for adventurous activities such as quad biking, horse riding and camel riding. There are several selections of bars and nightclubs as well as a golf course.

Sidi Ghanem Industrial Quarter
Sidi Ghanem Industrial Quarter is an upcoming neighborhood for the arts, design, fashion and retail. The area had old warehouses that have been converted to workshops and stores, with a several products created for export. There are a number of restaurants and quaint cafes.

Mouassine is yet another neighborhood in the old walled heart of the imperial city. It is an ideal place for shopping therapy and will drive a normal person to go on a shopping spree.

Mellah is a Jewish neighborhood of the city that is awesome for history-loving tourists who want to learn more on the areas of diverse past. It is home to several shrines, Jewish cemetery, and old synagogues, spice markets the old dwellings.

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4.7 Riad Le J Marrakech

Riad La J, Marrakech

Lonely Planet

“What do you get if you cross Italian furniture designers with Marrakshi craftsmanship? An achingly cool hideaway where art deco Mamounia mirrors meet silk kaftans hung as art, and zouak (painted wood) ceilings merge with retro lamps.”

4.8 Riad Azoulay Marrakech

Riad Azoulay, Marrakech

Lonely Planet

“Riad Azoulay is a haven of casual luxury where original cedar ceilings and plasterwork decor sit comfortably alongside modern art, painted-wood antique furniture and sumptuously coloured kilims.”

4.6 Riad Lamzia Marrakech

Riad Lamzia, Marrakech

New York Times

“In the heart of the medina’s Derb Debachi neighborhood, the vintage-cool Riad Lamzia opened in 2015 with six rooms, a roof deck and a courtyard lounge filled with turntables, typewriters, dial telephones and other retro finds.”

Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Marrakech, Morocco.

4.4 Carre Eden Hotel Marrakech

Radisson Blu Hotel Carré Eden, Marrakech

New York Times

“Steps from the Gueliz gallery scene, the 198-room Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden features a D.J.-fueled lounge with cocktails based on local ingredients, a boutique of neo-Moorish design and much besides.”

Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Marrakech, Morocco.

4.4 Riad Star Marrakech

Riad Star Hotel, Marrakech

New York Times

“In the teeming pedestrians-only center of the city, Riad Star offers a quiet and cosseting retreat. Its celebrity history provides a fascinating back story, while personal service manages to make the hotel feel like home.”

4.3 Le Gallia Marrakech

Hôtel Le Gallia, Marrakech

Lonely Planet

“Madcap Djemaa El Fna is around the corner, but Le Gallia maintains the calm and grace of another era with comfortable, neat-as-a-pin rooms, all with air-con, heating and reliable hot water.”