Rabat - La Mamounia of Marrakech was ranked the world’s best hotel in the UK travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller's annual reader poll.
Rabat – La Mamounia of Marrakech was ranked the world’s best hotel in the UK travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller’s annual reader poll.
The Readers’ Travel Awards 2015 questionnaire was posted at www.cntraveller.com from 5 March to 4 May. Readers were asked to choose and rate the best that the travel world has to offer. The readers chose La Mamounia of Marrakech from 100 hotels all over the world, scoring 93.76.
In the poll, Italy was chosen by readers as their favorite country to visit, while choosing Paris as their preferred overseas city.
Since its founding in 1923, La Mamounia, which is very close to the famous Jamaa El Fna Square, has collected a number of international recognition and awards.
It was named the world’s best hotel spa by the same magazine in 2011, hotel of the year in 2010 by Tatler Travel Guide, and Best Resort in 2010 by Travel and Leisure.
Displaying Moroccan style, complete with intricate patterns and arabesques based on Berber and Arab-Andalusian architecture, La Mamounia hotel is set in royal gardens, styled with Moorish opulence, with 209 rooms (including 71 suites), gardens, a spa with hammams (Moroccan traditional bath), and three Riads.