Best hotels & accommodations in Marrakech

We list the best hotels and accommodations in Marrakech as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.

 

Best cheap hotel in Marrakech: Hotel Ibn Batouta

Best boutique hotel in Marrakech: Les Deux Tours

Best luxury hotel in Marrakech: Hotel Royal Mansour

Best hostel in Marrakech: Rodamon Riad Hostel

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Radisson Blu Hotel Carré Eden, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

4.4
106 euro 95 gbp 132 usd 13992 jpy 102 cad 102 aud 1033 hkd 174 sgd 124 chf 838 cny 1089 sek 797 dkk 1028 nok

Riad Le J, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.7
64 euro 57 gbp 80 usd 8480 jpy 62 cad 62 aud 626 hkd 105 sgd 75 chf 508 cny 660 sek 483 dkk 623 nok

Hotel Royal Mansour, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler

4.8
647 euro 575 gbp 799 usd 84694 jpy 623 cad 623 aud 6256 hkd 1054 sgd 751 chf 5073 cny 6591 sek 4825 dkk 6224 nok

Hotel La Mamounia, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler

4.6
404 euro 359 gbp 499 usd 52894 jpy 389 cad 389 aud 3907 hkd 658 sgd 469 chf 3168 cny 4116 sek 3013 dkk 3887 nok

Es Saadi Resort Hotel, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler

4.0
242 euro 215 gbp 299 usd 31694 jpy 233 cad 233 aud 2341 hkd 394 sgd 281 chf 1898 cny 2466 sek 1805 dkk 2329 nok

Riad L’Hôtel, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler

4.6
363 euro 323 gbp 449 usd 47594 jpy 350 cad 350 aud 3515 hkd 592 sgd 422 chf 2851 cny 3704 sek 2711 dkk 3497 nok

Hostel Equity Point, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

Telegraph

4.3
14 euro 12 gbp 18 usd 1908 jpy 14 cad 14 aud 140 hkd 23 sgd 16 chf 114 cny 148 sek 108 dkk 140 nok

Hôtel Le Gallia, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

4.3
27 euro 24 gbp 34 usd 3604 jpy 26 cad 26 aud 266 hkd 44 sgd 31 chf 215 cny 280 sek 205 dkk 264 nok

Riad Star Hotel, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

New York Times

4.4
112 euro 100 gbp 139 usd 14734 jpy 108 cad 108 aud 1088 hkd 183 sgd 130 chf 882 cny 1146 sek 839 dkk 1082 nok

Riad Lamzia, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

New York Times

4.6
38 euro 34 gbp 48 usd 5088 jpy 37 cad 37 aud 375 hkd 63 sgd 45 chf 304 cny 396 sek 289 dkk 373 nok

Riad Azoulay, Marrakech

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

4.8
100 euro 89 gbp 124 usd 13144 jpy 96 cad 96 aud 970 hkd 163 sgd 116 chf 787 cny 1023 sek 748 dkk 965 nok

FAQ

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
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
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
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
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.

Also check out our travel guide about the best areas to stay in Marrakech.

Which Marrakech hotel offers a great rooftop terrace?

Looking for a great view while having a drink? Riad Star Hotel or Hôtel Le Gallia, both have excellent rooftop terraces with views of Marrakech.

What is the best budget hotel in Marrakech?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Marrakech, then book Hotel Ibn Batouta. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Marrakech.

What is the best boutique hotel in Marrakech?

You like some luxury but don't like the famous chain hotels. If you're looking for the best boutique hotel in Marrakech, you should check out Les Deux Tours. It's a very cool hotel that has been highly recommended by travelers and experts.
Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Marrakech, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels in the city.

What is the best luxury hotel in Marrakech?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Marrakech, then go for Hotel Royal Mansour. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it. Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Marrakech, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in the city.

What is the best hostel in Marrakech?

If you're looking for a great hostel in Marrakech, then you should check out Rodamon Riad Hostel. The hostel has magnificent reviews by backpackers, it has been recommended by well-known travel experts and it's in a good location. Also check out our list of the best hostels in Marrakech.

What is the best riad in Marrakech?

Looking for a cozy place to stay in Marrakech that serves you handmade and fresh breakfast in the morning? Go and check out Riad Le J. The riad has been recommended by well-known travel experts and recent guests have given it top ratings.

How much does it cost to stay in a Marrakech hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $60 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $100 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Marrakech hotel then you can expect to pay around $260 per night.

Which Marrakech hotel serves great breakfast?

Try Radisson Blu Hotel Carré Eden if you're looking for a delicious breakfast at a hotel in Marrakech. They all have excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

What are the best things to do Marrakech?

Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip & Optional Boat Ride. See picturesque Berber villages and the dramatic Ouzoud Falls on a full-day sightseeing tour from Marrakech. Dive into the inviting waters of the Al Abid River for a swim in wild nature. Meet the local monkeys of the Grand Atlas and more. Price: $26.

Atlas Mountains and Three Valleys & Waterfalls - Camel ride Day Trip Marrakech. Journey to Morocco’s Atlas Mountain area and spend the day exploring the Three Valleys with this private, full-day tour. Price: $33.

Marrakech: Half-Day Desert Quad & Dromedary Tour. Experience vast desert landscapes on this half-day dromedary and quad bike tour. First, discover authentic Moroccan culture on a dromedary tour leading to a Berber village. Then, after a tea break, speed through the desert on your quad bike. Price: $56.

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About Marrakech

Marrakech is one of those destinations that everyone knows about, but few have actually been to. It’s one of the most famous travel spots in the world, an enigmatic city with a history so old and tangled that it feels like a remnant of some long-forgotten past. Imagine lounging on pillows under orange-and-purple-streaked ceilings, sipping mint tea while listening to the call of the muezzin. Imagine wandering through labyrinthine souks, feasting your eyes on spice vendors hawking pungent argan or saffron or cardamom pods, exploring hidden hammams hidden down cobblestone alleys, and taking a stroll through lush gardens with palm trees and pomegranate trees. That’s Marrakech in a nutshell.

Why You Should Visit Marrakech
Marrakech is a must-see for so many reasons. First, it’s a city with a fascinating history. The city dates back to the 10th century, when it was a part of the Islamic empire and famous for being a trading hub. The city is also home to palaces and forts built by the Alaouite dynasty; the environment is a mix of Moroccan culture, Spanish architecture, and French influences, making it one of the most unique and fascinating destinations in the world. The city also has incredible food. Every meal is a sensory experience, and you’ll get to taste both traditional Moroccan cuisine and French specialties that have been adapted to local tastes. Marrakech is also one of the most culturally diverse cities in Morocco. While the rest of the country is mostly homogeneous, Marrakech is a mixture of people from all over the world. You’ll find people from all walks of life in Marrakech — Moroccans, French people, Spanish, Chinese, and many more.

A Quick History of Marrakech
The word “Marrakech” originally comes from the term “Dar al-Ba’ha”, which means “house of many cultures”. The city is indeed multicultural, with its inhabitants hailing from different ethnicities and religions. The city is believed to have been founded in the 10th century by a Berber tribe called the Almoravids, who were the ruling power in the region at the time. The Almoravids were eventually overthrown by the Almohads, another Berber tribe, who ruled Morocco for over 100 years. In the late 13th century, the Kingdom of Fez was founded by the Marinid dynasty, which set its sights on the southern regions of Morocco. The Marinids eventually managed to gain control over most of Morocco, including Marrakech. The Marinids created the first large city in Marrakech, and they also made it their capital. They are credited with developing the city’s architecture and transforming Marrakech into a center of knowledge and culture.

When to go to Marrakech
The best time to visit Marrakech is during spring or autumn. The weather is mild and pleasant, but it’s still warm enough to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking or trekking. Average temperatures are around 18°C-34°C (64°F-93°F). Summer can be unbearably hot, with temperatures that often go up to 42°C-44°C (108°F-111°F). It’s best to avoid visiting the city during this time of the year. Winter is also not a very pleasant time to visit Marrakech because it gets very cold. Temperatures can drop below 6°C-10°C (43°F-50°F), and there may be occasional snowfall.

What to See in Marrakech
The Jemaa el-Fna Square: This is where you’ll find the bulk of Marrakech’s souks and markets. It’s a bustling square filled with people of all walks of life, from locals to tourists to people selling their wares. At night, it transforms into a hub of activity, with people dining at restaurants and cafes and enjoying henna tattoos or tarot card readings. The Djemaa el-Fna Square is also home to snake charmers and other street performers. You can also spot acrobats and professional rope walkers at the square. You’ll also see storytellers and poets reciting their works at the square, as well as magicians performing their tricks.

The Bahia Palace: This is a must-visit attraction in Marrakech. Built in the late 19th century, it was the winter residence of the sultan of Marrakech. It’s one of the best examples of Islamic architecture in the world, and the interiors are decorated with intricate hand-painted tiles and exquisite mosaics.

The El Badi Palace: This palace is another must-visit attraction in Marrakech. It was built in the 12th century as a summer residence for the sultan of the time. The palace is composed of Turkish and Moroccan architectural influences, making it a unique and interesting sight.

The Menara Gardens: These gardens are located on the edge of the city. They are very lush, and you can explore them on foot or by taking a boat ride. You can also visit the nearby Bahia Palace from these gardens.

What to do in Marrakech
The city of Marrakech has plenty of activities that are worth your while. You can visit the Jemaa el-Fna Square and explore the souks in the area. You can also take a trip to the Menara Gardens or the El Badi Palace. If you’re interested in local culture, you can also attend a Moroccan cooking class. You can also trek to the nearby Atlas Mountains, which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can also visit the nearby Al-Humay Mosque, which is one of the most important mosques in Morocco. You can also visit the nearby towns of Tamegroute and the Ait Ben Haddou. You can also go on a day trip to the Sahara Desert, which is an unforgettable experience. If you’re interested in shopping, you can visit the nearby village of Cascading.

Conclusion
Marrakech is a must-visit destination for people who are interested in culture and history. The city is home to sights that will take your breath away, from the Bahia Palace to the El Badi Palace. You can also go trekking at the nearby Atlas Mountains and visit the nearby desert. Whatever you choose to do in Marrakech, you’re in for a treat. Now all you need to do is make sure you have the right gear and information, and you’ll be able to make the most out of your trip. So what are you waiting for? Book your flight now and make your way to this fascinating destination before it’s too late!

Whether you’re visiting for the first time or revisiting, we hope this guide helps you get the most out of your visit to the city. Please do read our guide on where to stay in Marrakech, so you get an even better idea about the city.

If you like our list of hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Marrakech, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Fez or the best hotels in Cape Town.