Where To Stay In Rabat: Under 60 USD Around Kasbah Of The Udayas! - Updated 2021

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Rabat is Morocco’s capital and is based on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Easily reachable thanks to its international airport, this French-colonial heritage and Islamic modern city has a dense and powerful history. Its vast range of historical sites, monuments, and activities (including the Kasbah of the Udayas or the iconic Hassan Tower) make it a great place to visit. Furthermore, given that 1 Moroccan Dirham equals 0.10 USD, tourists and travelers can easily find a great accommodation there for a tiny budget. In this article, we’ll look at 9 great accommodation deals under 60 USD around the beautiful area of the Kasbah of the Udayas.

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4 great Airbnb offers

1. Marie's traditional riad (from USD 44)

Marie’s place is a beautiful 18th-century traditional riad with a panoramic terrace right in the middle of touristic places in the old Medina, a 5-minute walk from the ocean, the souk and the Kasbah of the Udayas. For 43 USD per night, guests will enjoy staying in a room in a guest house with table d'hôtes, having breakfast on the roof around flowers while gazing at the Rabat and Salé skyline.

Tradition in an 18th century Riad in the Medina
Rabat, Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaër, Morocco
400 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was delicious with homemade joghurt just a bit pricy
nice rooftop terrace and great breakfast
there was a fan in the room which was sitting on the floor covered in dust
small (somewhat) room but stunning riad overall the courtyard/roof terraces are gorgeous
nice place with a beautiful roof terrace where they serve you a lovely breakfast
Cleanliness:
(sheets towels and bathroom were clean though)
besides that it was clean
nice clean place stay and enjoy
bedroom was nice and clean
it is also very clean and very stylish and very cozy
Host:
the hosts are friendly and attentive
the staff was very friendly
the owner was very charming
wonderful hosts; very welcoming and kind
the hosts were lovely and very helpful with directions and accommodating to our timetables
Location:
it's centrally located but quiet and safe
quiet area and close to touristic attractions
first of all great location and beautiful riad
really nice i really like it really good breakfast and location close to everything
on the plus side it's a great location and cozy(if you like very dark atmosphere
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2. Hanane's tiny cozy riad (from USD 52)

Hanane offers a private room in an intimate space in the heart of the old Medina of Rabat. Nearby all the city’s top attractions and activities, up to 2 guests will enjoy staying in this “small oriental palace” offering a warm atmosphere for a beautiful and quiet stay.

Riad Dar Lina-Chez Hanane
292 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 0 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed our spacious room and the cosy courtyard and terrace very much
great kitchen with all the amenities is avail for guests use
the room and the bath where perfect
breakfast in the courtyard was a great bonus and delicious
the room was extremely comfortable and had everything we needed for one night
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and nice
beautiful clean cozy and very personalized riad
this riad is very clean and quiet
the rooms were very clean and were beautyful decorated
the room was sparkling clean smelled really good and it was really cozy
Host:
shari and the other staff were very helpful to us
she is a great host very helpful
the welcoming is very kind
we liked the riad and host hanane responded all our questions
hanane was a great host
Location:
location is very good
breakfast was amazing location good
amazing stay in a perfect location
beautiful roof top close to everything
such a beautiful riad and close to the water and shopping we wish we could have stayed longer
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3. Michaela's house

Michaela’s place is an old house full of traditional decoration elements and symbols that tell the history of the place. For a cheap 52 USD per night, she offers the entire house to up to 3 guests, who’ll enjoy this big space (2 floors, 3 rooms – all connected) and also the fully equipped kitchen, and traditional bathroom. While the ground floor will offer you coolness and shade on hot summer days, you’ll appreciate the light, the air and the beautiful view of the upper floor! You’ll also be given tips on where to go, what to do and even be offered surf lessons and equipment as Michaela and her friends are passionate surfers!

Little fairy-tale house
Rabat, Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer, Morocco
55 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is cozy but well utilized; perfect for two
Cleanliness:
the house was clean sheets and clean towels were provided
her place was clean and beautiful
michela's house is nice and well decorated but it doesn't smell so good and isn't so clean
to me this is a huge issue and reflects the overall cleanliness of the apartment
Host:
michaela is an amazing host and was very punctual with her responses to any questions i had
michaela is a great host and very reactive
michaela was a kind and generous host
michaela is available and kind
very nice and helpful people who made me feel welcome
Location:
the location was great right in the middle of the kasbah
the narrow winding streets are so pretty a really unique location
great beachview in a good location
adorable little place in a great location
walk to city center was about 30 minutes through a nice market
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4. Dalila's little house (from USD 58)

Dalila’s place is a beautiful little house in the Kasbah of Oudayas, a 2-minute walk from the door of the Oudayas and very well situated between the ocean and river. Living in the Kasbah itself is an experience you’ll always remember and Dalila and her family will make you feel at home. Guests will also enjoy the great and comfortable apartment providing them the best terrace ever for an amazing panorama of the capital.

dar in kasbah river and ocean
23 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean on arrival
the place is pretty spacious and clean and comfortable
Host:
great host be sure to visit
the host was lovely by the seems of it
dalila and manuel are incredibly warm and helpful and make you feel like home:)
i had a wonderful experience in this place and the host
dalila and her family were super helpful and accomodating which is very appreciated when traveling alone
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Affordable hotels in the surroundings

5. Hotel Darna (from USD 27)

Hotel Darna is located in Rabat, 9 kilometers (6.5 miles) away from the Rabat-Salé Airport and displays rooms providing you with a TV, free WiFi, air conditioning, a minibar, a coffee machine, and a private bathroom with a shower. The hotel also features a seating area, meeting facilities, a shared lounge, a laundry and a terrace offering a stunning view of the Medina and the marina just a few steps away, which allow travelers interested in markets, sightseeing and old town exploring the chance to enjoy the surroundings.


Hotel Darna

Address: Boulevard Laalou Medina

Airport shuttle (additional charge) On-site parking 24-hour security Free WiFi Lift Massage Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Invoice provided

6. Riad Marco Andaluz (from USD 46)

The Riad Marco Andaluz is based in Salé, a 10-minute walk from the beach and 7 kilometers (4 miles) away from the airport. In fact, the place is in walking distance to the old market, many tea shops, restaurants and to the public transportation, making it “a must” for sightseeing expeditions. At Riad Marco Andaluz, guests will find an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a terrace, a bar, a shared lounge and luggage storage for a comfortable and cozy stay.

Each room here also provides a seating area, a shower, and private bathroom with free toiletries. It will also please its visitors thanks to its magnificent indoor architecture, oriental decoration, and its stunning rooftop displaying scenic views over the city of Rabat and the ancient citadel.


Riad Marco Andaluz

Address: 27 Rue Makteb Tiyal

Swimming pool Lift Private check-in/check-out Ironing service Dry cleaning Fax/photocopying Rooftop pool Pool with view

7. Dar El Mouhit (from USD 52)

The Dar El Mouhit property is just a 6-minute walk from the beach, located in the heart of Salé’s Medina, a 5-minute drive away from the Salé Train Station. This traditional Moroccan riad offers spacious air-conditioned rooms featuring antique furniture and provides visitors a private bathroom with a shower. Furthermore, the riad offers an interior courtyard, which leads on to several Moroccan-style salons where guests can relax in the evening and a rooftop terrace with stunning views of the ocean.


Dar El Mouhit

Address: 12, Rue Moul Goumri

Parking Non-smoking throughout Beachfront Airport shuttle (additional charge) Pets allowed Air conditioning Heating Shuttle service (additional charge)

8. Riad Sabria (from 49 USD)

Located in Salé, 2.5 kilometers (1.5 miles) from Rabat and 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) from the airport, Riad Sabria features a barbecue, an on-site restaurant, a seating area to relax and views of the city. Guests will enjoy being welcomed by the friendly staff; attentive and ready to help them and serving authentic delicious home made Moroccan food.

Riad Sabria

Address: 11 Rue Lala Chahba, à Côté de la Mosquée Lala Chahba, 10000 Salé, Morocco (see map)

Price: from 49 USD

5. Hotel Yasmine (from USD 61)

Hotel Yasmine is located in Rabat, 700 meters (2,296 feet) from the iconic Hassan Tower, 1.4 kilometers (0.8 miles) from the Kasbah of the Udayas and 800 meters (2,624 feet) from the Bouregreg Marina. Great choice for travelers interested in ancient landmarks, monuments and history, the hotel also offers its guests fully equipped rooms and an on-site restaurant.


Imperial Hotel

Address: Angle Rue Al Mariniyine & Mekka

Breakfast in the room Dry cleaning Laundry Shared lounge/TV area 24-hour front desk Ironing service Free WiFi Internet services

Accommodation deals for budget travelers in Morocco

Rabat, Morocco’s capital, has a dense and powerful history. Its vast range of historical sites, monuments, and activities make it a great place to visit. Morocco’s currency, being cheaper than the USD, provides great accommodation deals under 60 USD around the beautiful area of the Kasbah of the Udayas, that are a great bargain for travelers going to discover the city.

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