The capital of Morocco, Rabat is a charming imperial city on the Atlantic seaboard that provides a relaxing contrast to the hustle and frenetic traffic of Marrakesh and Casablanca. Like many Moroccan cities, it is divided between the French-inspired “Ville Nouvelle” with pleasant leafy boulevards and the original 12th-century medina and walled town.
However, its laid-back, accommodating atmosphere belies its notorious past, which plagued European shipping with Barbary pirates and privateers for years. Today, Rabat may lack the excitement of Fes or Marrakech, but its easy-going nature and a mix of historic sites make it a fantastic starting point for experiencing Morocco. Allow a few days and you can take in the impressive ruins of the Hassan Mosque, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, the fortress Kasbah des Oudaias and the ancient Roman site of Chellah rebuilt by the Merinids in the 14th century.
This exquisite former residence of the Pasha of Rabat has been completely redesigned by architect and decorator Chafiq Kabbaj. It gives a glimpse into the lifestyle of notable figures in Rabat society while providing the comfort and elegance of contemporary living. Euphoriad, situated within this lovely setting, offers a delightful culinary experience. The traditional Moroccan cuisine, made from fresh ingredients and prepared daily, is served with refined service. The hammam, made of beautifu...
Sofitel Rabat Jardin des Roses$$$$
Feel right at home in any of the 229 guestrooms, complete with minibars and LCD televisions. You’ll have your own private balcony to enjoy the stunning views. Stay connected with complimentary wireless Internet access and enjoy satellite programming for entertainment. Treat yourself to a visit at our spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Enjoy time by one of two outdoor swimming pools, a sauna and a nightclub. They also offer concierge services, gift shops, and compl...
Riad Zyo in Rabat is a hidden gem that offers a unique and luxurious experience. The traditional Moroccan architecture and decor, combined with modern amenities, create a warm and inviting atmosphere for guests. The friendly staff is always willing to help and make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Additionally, the location is perfect for exploring the city and its rich history and culture. Staying at Riad Zyo is truly a delightful experience. Take advantage of recreation opportunities inc...
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