Casablanca is the biggest city in Morocco since it’s the economic and business center of the kingdom and one of the most important cities in Africa. The main tourist attractions of the city are the Hassan II mosque, the port, the old Medina, the Moroccan Jewish Museum, and the Twin Center, among others. If you want to travel to Casablanca on a budget, here are the ten cheapest hotels to stay at!
The building was built in 1920 and renovated in 2015. It is located in the city center, ten minutes away from the Hassan II mosque, two kilometers from the beach and 20 kilometers from Mohamed V of Casablanca Airport. Although it’s a small hotel with only 24 rooms, Ennasma is perfect for traveling couples who want to spend a discreet holiday under the Moroccan sun. You can enjoy a room and a buffet breakfast in the terrace of the hotel overlooking the city, all for 16€ a night.
Within walking distance of the Ain Diab beach and the Cultural Complex of Sidi Belyout, Hotel du Louvre offers a room with free WiFi, a TV, and a private bathroom with toiletries, for 30€ a night. The hotel is also close to the Mohamed V Square and Place des Nations Unis, which are the main tourist attractions and symbol of the big city.
This three-starred hotel offers 36 rooms with AC, including private bathrooms with free toiletries, and a restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner. Al Mamoun also has a traditional living room area to take a break in with fresh mint tea after a long day exploring the city. It’s located near main attractions like The Central Market (Marché Central), Sidi Belyout, and more. The prices range from 17€ for a single room to 33€ for a double room.
Hotel Volubilis is a two-starred hotel for a great traditional Moroccan stay. All the rooms have TVs, minibars, and showers, while there is free WiFi in common areas. It also offers free parking and free buffet breakfast, as well as a bar/lounge area. It is located within the city center and a single room is usually around 14€.
This hotel provides a room with a TV, private bathroom, and free WiFi in the public areas. It also accepts pets and is close to the Hassan II mosque, aswell as Anfa Place Living Resort. Prices are usually from 15€ per person to 29€ for a double room.
Manzil is located 800 meters from the main train station of Casablanca, Casa Port, which has different restaurants serving Asian to Lebanese to fast food, as well as different clothing stores. The hotel offers free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk, for 16€ a night.
This hotel is really close to The Central Market (two kilometers) and the Hassan II mosque (three kilometers). All 36 rooms offer WiFi, a TV, and a private bathroom. They also accept pets and you can enjoy a free buffet breakfast every morning of your stay, for 30€ a night.
Colisee is a three-starred hotel providing spacious rooms with free WiFi, private bathrooms, and TVs. It is fairly close to Ain Diab Beach (ten-minute cab ride), and accepts pets. The decoration is very traditional, with Moroccan tiles (zellij) and chandeliers, for 32€ per person.
Hotel Central is a great bargain. Located in the medina, it is close to all tourist attractions, including the Hassan II mosque and The Port of Casablanca; some rooms have balconies that overlook the amazing view of the port, and the price usually starts at 34€ for a room. It also has a restaurant with a big terrace where you can have Moroccan tea and biscuits, with a great view of the old Medina. This hotel is excellent for travelers who are looking for great service and location, since it is also near Rick’s Café (the famous café in the film Casablanca”), and restaurant La Sqala.
Transatlantique is a four-starred hotel with around 80 rooms. The rooms have AC, TVs, a private bathroom, and room service with free WiFi. It is very picturesque and Instaworthy if you want Moroccan architecture in your pictures! It is located within walking distance of the beach (Ain Diab), and close to Mohamed V Square, which is very popular among tourists. A single room with all amenities can be up to 30€.