Tangier is a Moroccan port on the Strait of Gibraltar, 20 miles (32 km) away from Spain. Its blend of cultures and influences is unique in Morocco because for much of its history, the city has been a strategic gateway between Africa and Europe and is nowadays an uncontrolled mix of North Africa, Spain, Portugal, and France. Thanks to its special location, the city is reachable by ferries or by planes from Europe every day.
Tangier’s cultural life has many of the things that travelers will love; from the Dar el Makhzen to the American Legation Museum and all the other activities, the city is full of interesting history, beautiful panoramas, unspoiled beaches, and much more.
Tangier accommodates every budget, but if you want to get the most out of the cosmopolitan city, a great accommodation is a “must,” specifically given that 1 MAD equals 0.10 USD, so tourists and travelers can easily find great accommodations without burning a hole in their wallet. In this article, we’ll look at 10 great hotels and riads for a mesmerizing stay in Tangier.
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Even if Hotel Chellah is situated in the heart of Tangier, this beautiful property is only 700 meters (2,296 feet) from the city’s northern beaches and 11 kilometers (7 miles) away from Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport. Here you’ll enjoy a large outdoor swimming pool shaded by palm trees and also a delicious meal on the bright dining terrace of the hotel’s restaurant. Hotel Chellah also offers well-furnished rooms (air-conditioning, TV, bathroom, etc.,) that will fit all of their guests’ expectations.
Ramada Encore Tangier is located a 3-minute walk from the beach and a 10-minute drive from the medina. The outdoor swimming pool or the terrace will bring a touch of peace and relaxation to visitors whereas the contemporary well-furnished rooms will give them the privacy and comfort needed. Guest will also enjoy the daily continental breakfast and the international or Italian cuisine of the on-site restaurant. Adventurers and sports lovers will also enjoy the Tangier Royal Golf Club, located 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) away as well as excursions in the city and its surroundings.
Hôtel Rembrandt, located in Tangier’s city center, is just a 5-minute walk from the beach and also features an outdoor swimming pool in a tropical garden that’ll make you feel in the center of an oasis. The place is a great location if you’re looking for a little haven of peace right in the middle of the lively city, close to all the points of interest. Furthermore, visitors will love the hotel’s restaurant, La Veranda, serving a la carte cuisine (continental, vegetarian, or halal dishes), the daily buffet breakfast featuring homemade jams, and also the large variety of cocktails served at the hotel bar, Le Derby.
Situated in the best-rated area in Tangier, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from the Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, Hotel Tanjah Flandria offers a vast choice of services such as an outdoor swimming pool with sun beds, a spa, a nightclub, a fully furnished bar, and an on-site restaurant serving local and international dishes.
Atlas Rif & Spa is located a short 2-minute walk from the beach and features an outdoor swimming pool, a health and beauty salon, and a spa for its guests to enjoy and relax. Guests will enjoy eating traditional Moroccan and international specialties at Atlas Rif’s restaurant or sipping a cocktail in the lounge bar.
Travelers willing to discover the surroundings will access Central Tangier in just a few minute walk based on the advice of the friendly and welcoming staff of the hotel.
Address: 152 Avenue Mohamed VI
Internet services Meeting/banquet facilities Thermometers for guests provided by property First aid kit available Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Terrace Fax/photocopying
Based in the heart of the medina, a short 9-minute walk from the beach and 5 minutes from the port, Hotel Continental offers amazing panoramic views of the Mediterranean. You’ll also be pleased with this 19th-century building, protected as a National Heritage Site, featuring Moroccan-style lounges with traditional mosaic tiles for an impressive aesthetic touch. Furthermore, this luxurious property also includes a Moroccan restaurant and is only a 10-minute drive away from the Tangier Ville Train Station. Adventurers will also be close to all the city’s monuments, cultural attractions, and the further points of interest near the city.
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Beautifully decorated in a traditional Moroccan style, Dar Nakhla Naciria riad is a cozy and stylish place to stay. Just a 12-minute drive from Malabata Beach and a 10-minutes walk from the Casbah in Tangier, it offers two Moroccan lounges and two terraces with views of the sea and the city. Even though the house is located in the city center, it is still a real retreat from the hustle and bustle of the medina, and a haven of quiet and calm. Visitors will also appreciate Sue and Said’s advice, tips, and guidance about where to go and what to do in the city. Furthermore, guests can also enjoy evening meals or tapas in the riad’s dining area that serves fresh, local products.
11 kilometers (6.8 miles) away from the Ibn Batouta Airport, Riad Dar Mesouda is located in Tanger, near all the city’s amenities. This great property is fully equipped and offers a vast range of services such as a garden, a terrace, a restaurant, Wi-Fi access, laundry, a fully equipped kitchen, rooms with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and private bathrooms.
Be prepared to enjoy the generous breakfast offered by the hosts in a really kind and cozy atmosphere. The riad is also great for anyone who wants to get to know the city outside the tourist route!
Located in the heart of Tanger’s medina, a 5-minute walk from the beach, and close to all the city’s amenities, Riad Arous Camel has a large sun terrace, which offers a panoramic view of the bay. Also, only 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from Tanger’s railway station, a short walk from the Old Port and the Mendoubia Gardens, the genuine Riad Arous Channel is a great choice for travelers interested in markets, exploring the old town, and learning about culture. At Riad Arous Chamel, you’ll enjoy being close to everything while taking advantage of a fully equipped and cozy, comfortable place to stay.
Riad Arous Chamel
Address: 16 Rue Abdessadak
Dar Jameel is located on the edge of Tangier’s medina, just a short walk from the beach, and features a panoramic terrace with views over the bay and the medina. This authentic Moroccan property will make your stay much nicer with its devoted and friendly staff. The beautiful guest house offers an inner courtyard, stucco ceilings, and traditional Moroccan-style large and bright rooms, fully equipped for a comfortable stay in a wonderful little heaven. You’ll also enjoy being guided by the staff member, Mustafa, as a tour guide!
Address: 6 rue Mohamed Bergach route Dar Baroud Medina
A memorable stay
Travelers will love staying in Tangier; from the Dar el Makhzen to the American Legation Museum and all the other activities, the city is full of interesting history, beautiful panoramas, unspoiled beaches, and more. In Tangier, you can easily find great accommodations without burning a hole in your wallet, and these 10 great hotels and riads will make your stay unforgettable.
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