Accommodation rating: Superior
This riad-style Relais & Chateaux property is located at the end of an avenue of orange trees, 400 metres from Marrakech’s main square, the Djemma el Fna. The hotel, which is set in a converted traditional house, is entered through a large traditional wooden door into two inner courtyards complete with sofas and softly bubbling water fountains.
The Villa des Orangers has a large garden and patios full of plants, a traditional Moroccan hammam and message rooms, a beauty salon, a restaurant that blends French, Mediterranean and Moroccan influences, a cigar cellar, two swimming pools, including one on the roof overlooking the Koutoubia Mosque and the Atlas mountains, and a bar where drinks, mint tea and Moroccan pastries are served.
The hotel has 21 apartments and 6 deluxe rooms. There is also a private Riad, with 2 solarium suites, a winter lounge and a private pool. All rooms at the hotel have a bath and shower, mini-bar, satellite television and phone.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.