Dar Rhizlane – Marrakech

Occupying an ornate art deco mansion in the Hivernage district, this luxe hotel amid lush gardens is 2 km from the city’s largest mosque, Koutoubia, and 3 km from the 11th-century buildings of the medina.

Chic, minimalist rooms all have private gardens or balconies, plus fireplaces, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. They come with minibars and safes. Suites add living rooms, with some offering ornate design details and extra bedrooms.

The hotel features an upscale restaurant, an outdoor pool set in a garden and a stylish day spa.