Movenpick opens in Marrakech after US $100m refurb

Five-star Movenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech houses Morocco's largest congress centre

Movenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech is the third property in Morocco from the Swiss operator.
Movenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech is the third property in Morocco from the Swiss operator.

The Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech has opened following a US$100 million redevelopment.

The hotel has six restaurants and lounges, a two-floor Ô de Rose spa and well-being centre by Cinq Mondes, four swimming pools including one for children, a kids’ club, and events facilities including direct access to the Palais des Congrès Marrakech.

The venue has already been confirmed as the host venue for several major global events including COP22 and the Festival International de Film de Marrakech.

The hotel is owned by Kuwait’s Al Ajial Asset Company, and marks the third property by the Swiss operator in Morocco. Mövenpick operates hotels in Casablanca and in Tangier.

Architecturally the hotel draws inspiration from the vision and achievements of Ahmed Al Mansour Eddahbi, the Sultan of the Saadian dynasty.

The 503 guestrooms and suites – all featuring private balconies – include family, business and executive rooms, 108 interconnecting rooms, and additional suites housed in a newly built wing.

The hotel is directly connected to Morocco’s largest convention centre, the Palais des Congrès, both physically via a dedicated entrance, and operationally, as Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ manages the venue.

It has a flexible function space of 5,600m2, including exhibition floor space of 2,700m2, the 1,700m2 Royal Ballroom, two auditoriums with seating for up to 1489 guests, 20 meeting rooms and outdoor event areas.

Prices at Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech currently start from US $137 per room, per night, based on two sharing, including breakfast and taxes.

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