Casablanca is the economic capital of Morocco, and although you might not find it easy to find traditional stays or restaurants here, there are hidden gems that you have to look for. Here are 10 of Casablanca’s most stunning riads!
This amazing traditional riad is also located in El Jadida, an area popular for its beach, and has six rooms. It is meticulously decorated in such authentic Moroccan décor, with wooden chairs and tables, Moroccan sofas, rugs, and multicolored windows. It is one of the most popular riads in this area.
Riad la Maison des épices
This three-starred riad is located in the area of El Jadida in Casablanca. It’s a relatively small riad, with only six rooms, a restaurant/bar, a living room area, and a garden. There is a spacious terrace in the roof, cleaning service every day, a 24-hour desk, and free WiFi in the hall. It is very close to the beach and to the theatre of El Jadida, all for 49€ a night.
Riad Soleil d’orient
This traditional riad has everything that you could possibly ask for: a restaurant, a garden, free WiFi, and even a kitchen and dishwasher that you can freely use, so you have to take care of it as your own home. It is also close to the beach and the rooms have modern furniture where you can comfortably relax.
Hôtel Riad Ennasma
This riad is located near downtown Casablanca and is the perfect place to take some artistic photographs of the city. The rooms are spacious, with a big T.V, a bathroom, and a balcony. The hotel itself has a restaurant on the rooftop that serves delicious dishes with a picturesque background of Casablanca.
Staying at Riad Harmonie is like staying in your own home. This intimate riad only has three rooms, but also an incredible rooftop with a view over the beach, a fireplace for colder days, free WiFi, breakfast, and parking. It is truly a place you will not end up regretting booking.
This traditional hotel is built in the same way as a riad. It is spacious, having 38 rooms, and is decorated in the most authentic way. With Zellij, wooden doors, big Arabian chandeliers, and more, this place is guaranteed to give you a great Moroccan stay if you like comfort, modernity, and a more hotel-like experience.
Luxury El Jadida Riad
This majestic riad is like no other in the whole of Casablanca. Everything here makes you feel like a royal, from the hand-carved ceilings to the expensive bedding and massive chandeliers. The interior is truly mesmerizing and is as beautiful as the outside with a beautiful fishpond, plants, and trees everywhere. The prices are definitely more on the higher side, but it is absolutely worth it.
Riad Le Mazagao
This is the perfect riad to spend a modest, yet traditional, holiday in Morocco. With only four rooms, this authentic Moroccan house has a restaurant that serves traditional dishes made by a Moroccan chef and cooked with local products. You can enjoy a free breakfast every morning on their rooftop terrace with a stunning view over the other riads in the area.
Moroccan House Hotel Casablanca
Moroccan House Hotel is one of the most traditional hotels in Casablanca, with a truly majestic décor that includes large carpets, massive chandeliers, zellij on the walls, and interior fountains. Here, you can enjoy a relaxing time at the spa, have traditional Moroccan dishes at the restaurant, and head up to your spacious luxurious room that is as well-decorated as everywhere else in the hotel.
This amazing villa opened back in 1953 and is the first bed & breakfast to open in the economic city. The amenities at this villa include a traditional hammam and restaurant and eight spacious rooms meticulously decorated in the most authentic furniture, with balconies overlooking the amazing garden filled with plants and trees.