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Sofitel Marrakech Palais Imperial

989 reviews
+212 5244-25600

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pets Allowed

Moorish Palace for a Luxury Escape

Relaxing Retreat Nestled in Gardens and Bougainvilleas

The Sofitel Marrakech Palais Imperial Hotel is an upscale property designed with sculpted ceilings and gracious columns to resemble an Eastern palace. Enjoy the luxuries of a French way of life in this beautiful property that offers views of the Atlas Mountains. The hotel is located in the heart of Marrakech and the easily-accessible location puts you within easy reach of the city center. Whether you’re exploring area markets or visiting the gardens and cultural sites, enjoy a retreat to a beautiful sanctuary after a long day of travels.

Centrally-Located Hotel in Marrakech

The hotel’s unique location puts you within a few kilometers of the bustling squares and shopping areas of the Red City, ancient tombs, beautiful gardens, and the Medina quarter. If you want to plan a shopping getaway, a leisurely retreat with a group, or just a romantic escape with your significant other, stay here to enjoy easy access to some of the Red City’s most unique attractions and cultural landmarks. Take advantage of the tourist information desk for itinerary ideas and excursions. 

Palatial Hotel in Exclusive Hivernage

The palace-like setting of this hotel in the exclusive Hivernage district provides a relaxing respite for luxury travelers. The hotel is within walking distance of Jernas el Fna square and you can spend your days exploring historic attractions and luxury stores around the Ville Rouge during your stay. Take a tour of the Saadiann Tombs, the only remaining remnants of the Saadi Dynasty, or spend some time exploring the Medina quarter. The Majorelle Garden is another must-see attraction near the hotel.

Luxury Rooms and Suites with Stunning Views

Choose from four different types of luxury rooms overlooking the gardens and pools of the property and enjoy views of the Koutoubia and Atlas Mountains. Junior suites feature a separate lounge area and more than 150 extra square feet of space compared to luxury rooms. The Prestige Suite has a private terrace with views of the mountains, pool, and gardens. The Opera Suite is a luxurious two-bedroom suite with a terrace, lounge area, and whirlpool bath. All rooms feature  marble bathrooms with tubs and Lanvin or Hermes toiletries.

The Bottom Line

The Sofitel Marrakech Palais Imperial Hotel is one of the most prestigious hotels in the Red City and offers the ultimate luxury escape for long weekends or extended stay trips in Marrakech.


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Rue Harroun Errachid Hivernage
Marrakech, 40000
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User Highlights
"Good wifi"
100% said the wifi quality was great.
"Close to sights" "Restaurants in the area next to the hotel"
91% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
City centre within easy reach, said 100%.
"Amazing breakfast selection" "Nice breakfast buffet"
86% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Heated swimming pool" "Great pool"
Only 60% thought the pool was clean.
"So much character" "New suite"
96% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
85% criticized the unstylish hotel.
"Guides available" "Staff were helpful and polite"
87% found the staff to be very friendly.
67% said the reception staff was ok.
"Ac did not work" "Huge balcony"
Beds were acceptable for 65%.
72% thought rooms were spacious.
"Stinky carpets in the room" "Clean room"
Only 54% said rooms were clean enough.
Only 60% thought the pool was clean.
"New suite" "Equipments very old"
Only 54% said rooms were clean enough.
Beds were acceptable for 65%.
Value for money
"Exorbitant prices"
86% said the breakfast was too expensive.

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Hotel could use some updating
Friendly atmosphere
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Expert Reviews
DK Eyewitness
The 207-room Sofitel boasts less offensive architecture, brighter rooms and is closer to the medina.
Rough Guide
This chain hotel is not up to Western five-star standards, but it isn’t too bad as package hotels go.
The  Palais Imperial and its adjacent Marrakech Lounge and Spa were originally considered a single entity, but the two split in 2008, and each has its own entrance and a different look...
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Activities
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Local Tax: EUR 2.86 per person, per night
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: EUR 50 per stay
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: EUR 30 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Breakfast Fee: EUR 25 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: EUR 50 per day
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible