30 Jun '13, 4pm

A hotel with breathtaking style and ambiance... #Marrakech

A hotel with breathtaking style and ambiance... #Marrakech

Located almost next door to the Taj, the Palais Namaskar - set to open in April - is a world away from it in style and ambience. Gardens are a central feature: everywhere you look are pools and floral cascades in a setting that has had time to mature. With 29 rooms and suites, 10 villas and two palaces, this is the first African property for the Oetker group (of Le Bristol in Paris and the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc near Antibes); and its jet-set clientele will not be disappointed. It is unapologetically grown-up, with deep carpets, heavy damask fabrics and bespoke Murano chandeliers. The soothing, taupe-toned rooms are large, sumptuous and very private. The lovely main pool is overlooked by a dining terrace; villas have their own private pools. There are two restaurants, a spa and a fitness centre. There's nothing much else in the area but the sense of peace, space and exclusi...

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cntraveller.com 07 Jul '13, 3pm

Of the three hotels designed by Jacques Garcia in Marrakech (the others being La Mamounia and Delano Marrakech), the Selma...