Situated at the foot of the Koutoubia Mosque in the heart of Marrakech, Morocco, Villa des Orangers offers an exceptional setting within the medina and a wonderful base from which to explore this vibrant city.
Once someone’s lavish private home, the building has been transformed into a luxury boutique hotel using the finest Moroccan craftsmanship, and blending Moorish traditions with contemporary luxury. Delightful gardens, fountains and a myriad of archways leading to little galleries add to hotel’s serene and peaceful ambience.
Villa des Orangers, a Relais & Châteaux property, provides impeccable service and first class facilities, which include three swimming pools, a spa, a fitness centre and a beauty salon. The hotel welcomes children aged 12 and over, although there are no specific facilities for them.
This charming and romantic hotel offers 27 beautifully designed rooms and suites, some with their own roof terrace. Designed in traditional Moroccan style, all rooms are spacious, and feature plush furnishings and stunning bathrooms. For those looking to indulge, the magnificent two-bedroom Private Riad Suite is has its own pool and huge patio.
Enjoy a delightful lunch by any of the pools, on the terraces or in the shade of the orange trees on the patio. In the evening, an array of mouth-watering Mediterranean, Moroccan and French gourmet dishes will be served in the hotel’s restaurant.
Relax and enjoy the spectacular views over the city and the Atlas Mountains from the rooftop pool, unwind in one of the lounges, sip mint tea in the bar or be pampered in tranquil surroundings of the spa, which features a traditional hammam. La Villa des Orangers is quick walk from the buzzing Jemaa El Fna square. The hotel will be happy to arrange a guide so you can explore the city and the souks. Excursions including trekking and hot air balloon trips can also be arranged.
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Villa des Orangers Information
- Location & Getting There
Located just outside the ole city of Marrakech, Villa des Orangers is about 5 minutes' walk from Djemaa el Fna. For guests arriving by plane, it is a 15 minutes drive from the Marrakech airport.
With 27 rooms and suites, the rooms are charmingly and elegantly furnished with traditional Moroccan decors, with a choice of a terrace that provides spectacular views of the Atlas mountains, the Koutoubia mosque or the Medina. The Junior Suites are equipped with a lounge and bathroom on the ground floor and bedroom with a double bed in a mezzanine on the first floor, accompanied by spectacular views of the courtyard, fountain and orange trees. Suites with a private terrace allows spectacular views of Atlas mountains, the Medina or Koutoubia Mosque.
-Pool: 1 pool
-Dining: 1 restaurant
The Spa Nuxe Villa Naranjos has five massage areas which provides services of traditional hammam and Moroccan baths, steam room and scrub. One could also take a relaxing dip at the pool or take a walk at the large garden and three flowered patios with fountains.
Children are welcomed but no specific facilities are available.