Words by: Victoria Taylor
It turns out paradise – aka Nobu Hotel Marrakech – is home to 71 spacious suites, destination dining including Nobu Restaurant and Bar and a panoramic Rooftop with guest pool, stylish restaurant, and sushi bar. For wellness, the hotel also houses one of Nobu Hotels’ largest spas.
The hotel has its priorities straight with interiors that pay homage to the building’s past, while adding Nobu’s modern Japanese style. Intricate tilework, plush furnishings, and high ceilings, along with a palette of warm earth tones create a sense of comfort and tranquillity.
The 71 suites are split across three floors, each embodying the Japanese concept of Kokoro. Suites include 44 Junior Suites, 6 Deluxe Junior Suites, 18 Deluxe One-Bedroom Suites, 2 Miyabi Suites and 1 Nobu Suite, each with views of North Africa’s Atlas Mountain range or Koutoubia Mosque – Marrakech’s biggest mosque.
With its own private entrance, DJ deck and poolside terrace the Nobu Restaurant and Bar features Nobu signature dishes including Black Cod Miso and Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno served alongside new dishes created by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, using locally sourced flavours and ingredients.
The Rooftop is centred around a distinctive circular pool and boast 360° views of the city including the old city walls surrounding the Medina district. The Rooftop restaurant features a Nobu sushi bar, and daily selection of seasonal Moroccan and Mediterranean dishes.
Housing one of the most expansive spas in any Nobu Hotel, the Pearl Spa offers an impressive 2,000-square-metre space where guests can escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Guests are also able to enjoy the spa’s relaxation areas, a heated indoor swimming pool, hammams, Jacuzzis, steam baths and saunas as well as a VIP Spa Suite and a gym alongside a Beauty & Hair Salon.
Room prices start from £396