La Maison Arabe, an enchanting riad-hotel nestled in the heart of Marrakech’s ancient medina. Immerse yourself in the soul of Moroccan hospitality as you step into this luxurious oasis that celebrates the city’s rich history, heritage, and culture.
Since 1946, La Maison Arabe has been a symbol of refined dining and elegance, founded by a visionary French mother and daughter pair, Suzy and Helene Sebillon-Larochette, making it the first restaurant in the medina open to foreigners, truly a serene luxurious retreat
Today, this intimate 37-room retreat carries on its legendary legacy, offering a harmonious blend of Moroccan charm and European sophistication.
Journey through History
La Maison Arabe has hosted a plethora of notable guests, from celebrities like Ernest Hemingway, Jackie Kennedy, and Rita Hayworth, to dignitaries like Queen Ingrid of Denmark and Sir Winston Churchill. The hotel’s story is one of aristocratic splendor and elegance, lovingly restored in the 1990s by Italian aristocrat, Count Fabrizio Ruspoli, to become the first boutique riad-hotel in Marrakech. As you walk through the corridors, you’ll tread the same paths as these illustrious visitors and experience the allure of a bygone era.
La Maison Arabe– Haven of Comfort and Refinement
The 45 king-size rooms and suites at La Maison Arabe offer charming havens of comfort and refinement. Each room is uniquely designed, combining contemporary elegance with traditional Moroccan decorative elements. Enjoy the luxury of a fireplace and a private balcony or terrace in most rooms, where you can relax under the stars. The opulent bathrooms, crafted from Moroccan marble and granite, epitomize indulgence and relaxation.
Please note that our patio view rooms and suites are accessible only by stairs. The garden view rooms and suites can be reached by either stairs or elevator.
Embark on a Gastronomic Journey at La Maison Arabe
At La Maison Arabe, culinary delights await you. Delve into the sensory pleasures of Marrakech’s centuries-old culinary traditions, infused with aromatic spices and rich flavors. From authentic Moroccan cuisine to international delicacies, the dining experiences here are unparalleled. Take part in the world-renowned cooking school, guided by veteran local chefs who reveal age-old culinary secrets.
Rejuvenate and Unwind
After a day of exploration in the bustling souks and historic sights of Marrakech, La Maison Arabe provides the perfect haven for relaxation. Sip on the cocktail du jour at the piano-jazz bar, indulge in a rejuvenating hammam and massage at the spa, or take a refreshing dip in one of the two swimming pools set amidst olive trees or in the lush oasis of the hotel’s Country Club sanctuary.
Activities to Enrich Your Stay at La Maison Arabe
At La Maison Arabe, every moment is made memorable. Engage in enriching experiences tailored to your preferences. Embark on a fantastic quad getaway, exploring the beauty of Lake Lalla Takerkoust and the Atlas Mountains. Venture to the port city of Essaouira, discovering its secrets, sampling locally produced cheese and Moroccan wine. Immerse yourself in the spa’s Moorish setting, indulging in traditional and contemporary treatments that rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.
The indispensable pleasures of life
La Maison Arabe Marrakech enchants all your senses with the indispensable pleasures of life. From its legendary culinary legacy to its captivating warmth, this riad-hotel captures the essence of Moroccan hospitality. Experience a truly unforgettable journey, where refined comfort, cultural immersion, and culinary delights converge to create a cherished and timeless travel experience in Marrakech.
Language: Arabic and French are widely spoken.
Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD).
Climate: Marrakech enjoys a warm climate throughout the year, with hot summers and mild winters.