Casablanca is the economic capital of Morocco, and usually, tourists avoid this city due to the fact that it is too cosmopolitan and European. It is true that due to this, it does not have many traditional and authentic Moroccan spots as would Marrakech or Fez, but if you look well, you will find what you’re looking for. Here are 10 of Casablanca’s most stunning riads.
This stunning villa is located in the popular neighborhood of Habbous and is the first B&B in Casablanca since it opened in 1953.
It has been maintained by the same family for generations, and it has eight spacious and sophisticated rooms with absolutely mesmerizing authentic Moroccan décor and furniture. Many of the rooms even have views over the green garden where you can smell the plants on a crisp cold morning.
The riad also has an amazing hammam and a traditional Moroccan restaurant with the most delicious dishes.
Le Riad Des Delices
This riad has the most stunning traditional architecture in Casablanca. As you go in, you will be greeted by the friendly staff who will show you around: zellij, chandeliers, big Moroccan chairs—you will feel like you traveled to another world!
The rooms are spacious and are also impressively decorated with the most authentic Moroccan furniture.
Riad Le Mazagao
This small riad is located in El Jadida and only has four rooms, however, it is the perfect size to feel like you’re right at home! Here, the décor is very typical and modest, and that’s exactly what makes it so special.
Le Mazago has a nice restaurant that serves authentic Moroccan dishes cooked with local fresh products by a Moroccan lady. The rooftop terrace is exceptional, with views of traditional houses, a spacious garden, and free breakfast!
Riad la Maison des épices
This three-starred traditional Moroccan house has six spacious rooms and is very close to the beach, which makes it perfect for the summer!
The rooms have a bathroom each, a view over the garden, and cleaning every day, however, you are not allowed to smoke inside. There is free WiFi in the hall and a traditional Moroccan restaurant that serves delicious food.
Riad Ksar El Jadida
Riad Ksar is also located in the El Jadida area of Casablanca, an area popular for its beach, and this riad has a view over the sea. With only six rooms, the furniture is traditional and the staff is friendly and keen to make you feel right at home.
With multicolored windows and ceilings, this is a stunning place to choose for your stay in Casablanca.
Moroccan House Hotel Casablanca
This luxury Moroccan riad is located near the Port of Casablanca; it’s a three-starred hotel that has 51 rooms in the most traditional décor, with zellij, big chandeliers, and authentic Moroccan rugs.
The rooms are as decorated as the lobby, with king size beds, T.V.s, and everything you would need in a luxurious room, all starting at 42£. The riad also has a restaurant, a spa, and a conference room for events.
This incredible riad is an absolute treasure in Casablanca! It only has three rooms and you would be lucky to book one, as it is very popular among tourists.
Here, you will be able to get the ultimate Moroccan experience.
Riad Harmonie has a restaurant, of course, and a stunning rooftop terrace overlooking the sea, along with a fireplace in the hall for colder days, free WiFi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Luxury El Jadida Riad
This is one of the most luxurious riads you will find in Casablanca.
Here, everything feels like a palace, and you will feel like a royal! Hand-carved ceilings and walls, massive chandeliers, colored windows, marble floors, comfortable beds with expensive fabric over them, and more.
The outside is as mesmerizing as the inside with a large fish pond, fountains, and greenery everywhere.
Hôtel Riad Ennasma
Riad Ennasma is one of the most picturesque riads you will encounter. it has everything you could possibly ask for, and is exceptionally good for taking original shots.
The rooms are all comfortable and large with a T.V., a balcony, and a nice spacious bathroom, while the restaurant, located on the top floor of the riad, offers an absolutely stunning view over the medina of Casablanca.
Riad Soleil d’orient
This is a modern yet traditional riad, and it is absolutely gorgeous. The rooms are built in a Moroccan-style architecture, yet the furniture is a little more modern, with a large T.V., chandeliers, and beautiful bedding.
The riad has seven non-smoking rooms, it is near the beach, there is a restaurant and bar/lounge, a garden, free WiFi, and more. It is truly a place that is treated as a home since you can freely use the kitchen and the dish-washer.