La Mamounia Marrakech
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Mamounia Marrakech
Quaint rooms with illogical electronic lighting.
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Trip to Wadi Rum then transfer to Bedouin jeeps (loose description). Very cold in desert with wind and about 10 C. Visited Bedoun tent where had tea and biscuits. Got pictures but lighting was poor. Visited Lawrence's Spring and Khazali Canyon. Then headed off to airport. Long flight to Morocco but pleasant. Now in Marrakech.
Visited the older section of the Medina and walked to Ben Youssef Medersa, a religious college founded in the 14th century. On foot, we visited the craftsmen of the Souk, viewing shops of leather makers and metal workers. Afterwards we drove to Bahia Palace for a tour. We ended the morning for a photo op at Koutoubia Mosque. We had a great buffet lunch then spent some time at the spa.
Down to breakfast by 9.20am today and only part of crew to make it. Everyone else is clearly tired from yesterday and have opted to miss breakfast. Back up to our room and we turn on the TV to try and catch some news from BBC, and do some diary and blog writing. Down to the pool for another ...
... with so much happening, but enjoyed the experience. Around 2pm back to the comfort of the Hotel and a cool off in the pool for the afternoon with the odd beer. At dinner time we all went for a walk trying to find a restaurant we wanted to go to, but in the end when we arrived almost back at the Hotel decided to give that idea up. Grant and I had dinner out by the pool, and Lyndon, Leigh and family went out for pizza. Another interesting day with lots of talking ...
... road kill of you. Eventually, following a long hike, traversing huge pavements with kerbs like cliff edges, we passed through the thick walls of he he old city, punctuated with huge holes, and arrived at the iconic minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque - one of the symbols of the city, famous throughout the world and an ever-present navigation tool. From here, the assault on the senses really began. Horse and carriages lined the streets, their gentle harrumphing and occasional impatient ...