Nobu Hotel Marrakech | An Oasis of Luxury in the Heart of Morocco

Nobu Hotel Marrakech is Nobu’s first luxury lifestyle destination on the African continent. Situated in the city’s ‘Golden Triangle,’ it’s a stone’s throw away from the heart of the city, its souks, and the vibrant Medina & Djemaa el-Fna square.

In a blend of Moroccan craftsmanship and modern Japanese styling, Nobu Hotel Marrakech offers 71 suites, venues that include the Nobu Restaurant, three swimming pools, the expansive subterranean Pearl Spa and fitness center, and a Rooftop Garden with a circular pool deck, restaurant, bar, and 360-degree panoramic terrace with a view of the city and the Atlas Mountain range beyond.

There are several ways of getting to the hotel. Located 15 minutes away, the Marrakech Menara International Airport is the easiest entry for guests arriving from overseas, for an additional cost, the hotel offers an executive airport collection and drop-off service. For guests arriving by train, the train station in downtown Marrakech is a 7-minute drive from the hotel. The train services run to Casablanca, Rabat, and other key cities. For those who prefer to drive themselves, car rental can be arranged by the Hotel Golden Keys Concierge.

Stepping into Nobu Hotel Marrakech, guests are greeted by a Japanese Bonsai tree in the middle of the circular entrance hall. From there, guests have access to the Nobu Bar & Lounge, the Nobu Restaurant, and the suites. Downstairs is the Pearl spa, and upstairs lies the newest addition to the building, the Rooftop Garden.

The 71 luxuriously appointed suites feature traditional Moroccan architecture and a fusion of Moroccan and Japanese furnishings. The Junior Suites, which can accommodate two, have a lounge area and either king or twin beds. The Deluxe Junior Suites have a roomy lounge area with floor-to-ceiling windows, calligraphic artwork, king-size beds, one bathroom, and an additional guest bathroom. The Deluxe One Bedroom Suites offer separate living rooms with private verandas, with select suites having views towards the city and Koutoubia Mosque, one bedroom with a king-size bed, a marble bathroom, and separate bath and shower units. The Miyabi Suites serves up an extended living space, Japanese and local art, panoramic views of the walls of the 11th century historic Medina, and the Atlas Mountain range in the distance, a king-size bed, a bathroom with marble bathtubs, and a wet room with shower and integrated seating. For those looking for the most exclusive accommodation, the penthouse Nobu Suite offers the largest accommodation within the hotel. It has panoramic views of the neighborhood, two king-size bedrooms, both have spacious en-suite marble bathrooms with individual bathtubs and separate shower rooms, two additional guest bathrooms, an extended living area with two lounges surrounded by local artwork, a dining room, a bar, and a wraparound veranda. Room rates start at around $433 a night, including breakfast.

Food offerings at the Nobu Hotel Marrakech carry the local flavor of the region as well as Nobu staples. The signature Nobu restaurant offers signature dishes like Black Cod Miso, Rock Shrimp Tempura, and Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno, an extensive menu of inventive dishes, special creations influenced by local flavors, and a selection of cocktails. The Nobu Bar and Lounge is located just off the main Nobu restaurant and offers light bites and signature handcrafted cocktails. The Rooftop Garden offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the city and surroundings and features an all-season pool, cabanas, sundeck, and relaxed dining & bar areas. The Lobby Lounge serves up all-day dining with an international menu. And for those who would rather stay in, in-room dining by Nobu is also offered.

Exploring the rich culture and history outside the hotel, Marrakech offers a sensory experience throughout the thousand-year-old city’s palaces, gardens, and winding streets. Visitors can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of the Souk of the Medina and haggle for unique treasures, while the Saadian Tombs offer a glimpse into the city’s royal past. The bustling Jamâa El-Fna Square is a center of activity, where snake charmers and street performers provide entertainment. The Spice Market is a feast for the senses with its aromatic spices, and El Badîi Palace and the Palace of the Bahia showcase Moroccan architectural opulence. The Yves Saint Laurent Museum and Orientalist Museum is a draw for art enthusiasts, while the Museum of Mouassine and Museum of Marrakech is a perennial draw for history buffs. An interest in the city’s religious history isn’t complete without an exploration of the Mederssa Ben Youssef, an ancient religious school, or the El Koutoubia Mosque. The Boucharouite Museum shows the beauty of traditional Moroccan artistry, while the Secret Garden, Menara Basin, and Majorelle Garden provide a green retreat from the city’s hustle and bustle. Lastly, the Jewish Quarter is a step into Marrakech’s diverse cultural heritage, making it a city of myriad experiences waiting to be discovered.

Beyond the city of Marrakech, the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir is located within a 2.5-hour drive, as is the city of Casablanca to the north. Other activities include forays to the ‘La Palmeraie’ and Agafay Desert for sunset camel rides, quad biking, buggies, and dinner under the stars, Atlas Mountain tours and trekking experiences, Essaouira day tour to the spectacular North Atlantic coastline, hot air balloon flights and paragliding experiences, helicopter flights above the desert and Atlas Mountain range, horse riding and bike riding in the desert, mountains and palm groves, karting, canoeing, and aqua karting trips, Moroccan cooking classes at an authentic Riad, and group team building experiences designed by the hotel concierge.

Nobu Hotel Marrakech is located at Nobu, Avenue Echouhada et, Rue du Temple, Marrakech 40000, Morocco.  For more information and to book a stay, please visit the Nobu Hotel Marrakech website.


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