Hotels in Casablanca
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Casablanca 680 yd from city centre
The preferred airport for Hotel Transatlantique is Casablanca (CMN-Mohammed V) - 26.2 km / 16.3 mi. Distances are calculated...
Casablanca 761 yd from city centre
The charming city hotel is ideally located on Boulevard Rahal El Meskini, just a few steps away from the Mers Sultan roundabout....
Hôtel Farah Casablanca
Casablanca 916 yd from city centre
The hotel enjoys a convenient location in the heart of the economic capital. It is situated in a lively spot close to the...
Sheraton Casablanca Hotel & Towers
Casablanca 992 yd from city centre
Its located in the heart of Casablanca, close to all the main attractions of the city and only 30 min from the airport. ...
Park Suites Hotel & Spa
Casablanca 1,092 yd from city centre
Location: in the heart of Casablanca, overlooking the Arab League park, the Hassan II Mosque and the famous Place Mohamed...
Casablanca 388 yd from city centre
Featuring free WiFi, Colisee hotel offers pet-friendly accommodation in Casablanca, 2.7 km from Hassan II Mosq. You will...
Casablanca 413 yd from city centre
Located in Casablanca, 3 km from Hassan II Mosq, The Seven Hotel boasts a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property....
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Located in the central western part of the country, Casablanca is the largest and arguably most famous city in Morocco. Casablanca is a port city on the Atlantic Ocean and is the largest city in the Maghreb region as well as the eight largest in the Arab world.
To many people around the world, Casablanca is synonymous with the 1942 Hollywood film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, although the entire movie was in fact shot in California. Once famous for as part of the Barbary coast and its pirates, 21st century Casablanca is a major economic centre and one of the most important financial hubs in Africa. It has lively beaches, impressive Moorish architecture, interesting attractions, and lively nightlife.
A wide array of cheap and affordable hotel accommodation can be found in Casablanca.
Neighbourhoods of Casablanca
The coolest areas of the city to visit are:
- Ain Diab: Also known as The corniche, this area boasts the longest stretch of beach and a waterfront promenade. It is filled with beach and surf clubs where visitors can enjoy a fun and relaxing day. To the west are the Sinibad Theme Park and the huge Morocco Mall.
- Sour Jdid: This is a section of the city that boasts some of the more prominent sights and landmarks including the stunning Hassan II Mosque. Much of the old culture and history of the city can be experienced in Sour Jdid.
- Habous Quarter: Also known as the New Medina this is the old colonial part of the city built by the French. It is home to various religious sites, souks, and markets, as well as the Royal Palace and the Park Isesco. It’s a popular area for dining out thanks to a cosmopolitan range of restaurants/cuisines.
- Racine: This is the best place to head in the evening if you are looking for some exciting and vibrant nightlife. Racine is full of restaurants and bars, with many skyscrapers that stick out in the skyline.
- El Oulfa: The attraction here is a large urban lake with cafes and restaurants close to the water. It’s a tranquil place to enjoy a stroll, relax, or enjoy some refreshments.
What to see and do in Casablanca
There is so much to see and so much to do in Casablanca. Some of the most popular sights and attractions include the Cathedrale Sacre Coeur which is a historic Catholic cathedral, the impressive Place Mohammed, the city’s central square, the Arab League park, and of course, Rick’s Cafe, a famous Casablanca film-inspired restaurant! There’s great shopping in the Old Medina and also at the super, huge thrift market in Derb Ghallef.
What to eat in Casablanca
Casablanca has a rich tradition in food culture. Some of the most significant regional dishes to try include taktouka which is a dish of red peppers and tomatoes, tajine chicken which is the most common form of pot cooking in the region, and brochette boulfaf which is a local speciality of lamb kebab.Couscous is served in many variations and everyone should try a cup of mint tea, always served in a glass.
Typical events and festivals in Casablanca
Casablanca plays host to a number of different and interesting events throughout the year such as Jazzablanca Festival that takes place every June, the Feast of the Throne celebration that marks the 1999 accession to the throne of Moroccan King Mohammed VI, and L’Boulevard which is an urban music festival that takes place every September.
How to move around in Casablanca
Casablanca is well served by public transport with a local bus network, a local tram network, and trains that provide connections to neighbouring cities and towns. There’s no shortage of taxis.
The climate in Casablanca
The climate is generally mild to warm for the majority of the year. The winter months of December to February are the coolest with average temperatures of around the low to mid-teens. Summer months are considerably warmer and drier, with regular temperatures in the mid to high twenties.