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Es Saadi Resort, Marrakech

Es Saadi Marrakech Resort recognised in Condé Nast Gold List

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Es Saadi Marrakech Resort is pleased to announce its inclusion in the latest edition of the US Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List.

The Palace features as one of only five mentioned hotels in Morocco. A leading voice in luxury travel the Gold List recognises Condé Nast Traveler’s best and most favourite hotels in the world, where uniqueness and authenticity are paramount and the hotels offer you an unforgettable experience.

Es Saadi Marrakech Resort boasts the most exceptional offerings in hospitality, accommodation and over all experience and is why the team at Condé Nast Traveler have chosen to include it as one of the best places to stay in this vibrant city. The Palace knows it is important for guests to feel welcome visit after visit, whilst offering an extraordinary stay. With these outstanding attributes, it’s an honour to see the resort on the Gold List, celebrating iconic hotels and old favourites.

Es Saadi Resort, Marrakech

The Bauchet-Bouhlal family are honoured to see the Resort featured in the Gold List. Acknowledging the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List, the Resort Development Director Caroline Bauchet-Bouhlal commented: “We are delighted to be recognised by such a renowned and world-class publication. We take huge pride in offering our guests the ultimate and most unforgettable experience possible.”

Es Saadi, which means “The Happy One”, was created by Jean Bauchet and his wife in 1966, artists and owners of the Moulin Rouge and Casino de Paris. It has been in the Bauchet-Bouhlal family for three generations, run with passion and dedication.

Es Saadi Resort, Marrakech

Located in the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Marrakech, in the quiet residential district of Hivernage and facing the snowy summits of the Atlas. Es Saadi is an oasis of splendour, mixing luxury, refinement and Moroccan tradition. Surrounded by eight hectares of majestic gardens, planted with orange trees, bougainvillea, roses, palm trees, banana trees and has a “lagoon” swimming pool of 2400 m2 with a circular bar immersed in water.

The Palace is a majestic building and offers 92 suites, 10 private villas around the gardens and 8 Ksars. All suites overlook the garden and have views of the Atlas Mountains. The furniture is built in accordance with this tradition. The 3,000 m2 Palace Spa, built around a 100-year-old eucalyptus, offers a unique wellness experience, offering traditional and technical care, signature massages, chronotherapy and also daily yoga for maximum relaxation and serenity.

Es Saadi Resort, Marrakech

On the third floor, the restaurant ‘La Cour des Lions’ is a perfect fusion of modernity and traditional, in an oriental palace, offering its guests a panoramic view of the park and menu, elaborated by the chef Fatéma Hal, honouring the forgotten traditional dishes.

Culture plays a large part of Es Saadi’s charm which the hotel hosting frequent events, such as exhibitions, auctions, theatre, etc. The hotel also exhibits Madame Elisabeth Bauchet-Bouhlal’s stunning collection of Moroccan paintings and contemporary art for all to enjoy.

In 2017, the hotel will be celebrating its 50th anniversary and the Palace’s 10th. For this monumental occasion, to be recognised in the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2017 is an honour and a great reward.

Bab Hotel, Marrakech

Bespoke Hotels to manage Bab Hotel, Marrakech

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Bespoke Hotels is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement to take on the management of The Bab Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco’s bustling and lively ‘Red City’.

Located in the city’s fashionable Gueliz district, The Bab offers a contemporary take on traditional North African hospitality, retaining all the charms that the exotic locale has to offer, while blending modern design and state of the art amenities.

Featuring 45 spacious bedrooms, including 19 suites, The Bab is dressed in black and white and brimming with character. It boasts a modern restaurant, swimming pool and inner courtyard, alongside a traditional spa in the mould of a Turkish bath, as well as conferencing space and an enchanting rooftop venue, ideal for everything from afternoon tea to cocktails beneath the sunset.

“We are thrilled to take on the management and build on the potential of this terrific property”, commented Nick Turner, Managing Director of Bespoke Hotels International. “We look forward to establishing a presence in Marrakech and, in time, expanding our management portfolio across Morocco.”

“This is a historic moment in the fortunes of the hotel”, added owner Abdesselem Ababou. “I am delighted that Bespoke Hotels are bringing their outstanding skills and key personnel to enhance and grow our reputation, both of The Bab and of Marrakech itself as a key international tourism destination.”