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Hotels in Casablanca

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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.


Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Casablanca

The most centrally located hotels in Casablanca with the best ratings are: Sheraton Casablanca Hotel & Towers, Hotel Maamoura and Hotel Guynemer.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Casablanca, the average price per night is 25 , while you will pay an average of 19 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 60 .

Relax Hotel Airpor is near Casablanca-Mohamed V, and Pension Very Nice Apartment Next To Casa City Finance is near Casablanca-Anfa.

You can make reservations at Hotel Hyatt Regency Casablanca, Hotel Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche and Hotel Mövenpick Casablanca if you"re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Casablanca.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Casablanca, we recommend Hotel Hyatt Regency Casablanca, Hôtel & Spa Le Doge Relais Et Châteaux and Hotel Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche.

If you´re looking for peace and quiet and want to stay at an adult-only hotel in Casablanca, we recommend Hotel Atlas Almohades Casablanca City Center.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Casablanca are Hotel Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche, Hôtel & Spa Le Doge Relais Et Châteaux and Hotel Hyatt Regency Casablanca.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Casablanca with express check-in and check-out are Hotel Hyatt Regency Casablanca, Hôtel & Spa Le Doge Relais Et Châteaux and Hotel Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Casablanca are Hotel Hyatt Regency Casablanca, Hôtel & Spa Le Doge Relais Et Châteaux and Hotel Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche.