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Located in the pretty medina of Rabat, Villa Mandarine is a beautiful oasis. Set among citrus groves and lush gardens, this family owned villa features whimsical artworks and Moroccan-style design accents and fabrics. The hotel has a restaurant which is considered one of the best in Morocco. The building is one story high except over the Arabic patio where the rooms are located which is two floors. The rooms are distributed around the patio and each of them has a south facing balcony or private terrace overlooking the garden. This patio is full of plants and has a burbling fountain. Begin your day by opening the door onto this interior garden full of palm trees, banana trees, fan palms and sparrows brightening up the morning. The hotel also has a bar with African decoration and a grand drawing room with library, fireplace and views over the garden.The stylish rooms provide free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, along with minibars, safes and balconies or terraces. The 1- and 2-bedroom suites have separate living rooms. On the grounds, there are a gym and an outdoor pool along with a spa offering steam baths and massages.

Classic + Deluxe Rooms

Roomy, double exposure, terrace with balcony upstairs, and small private garden on the ground floor. 2 single or 1 double bed. Bathroom with hair dryer, shower or bath, toiletries. Iron with ironing board available.

Citrus Suites (Clementine + Grapefruit)

With a total surface area of 45 m2, they consist of a living room with double bench seat and office, and a bedroom with a double exposure on the garden, with terrace and private garden on the ground floor or balcony upstairs. The bedrooms have 2 single beds of 1m or 1 double bed 2m. Bathroom with hair dryer, bathtub, toiletries. Iron with table available.

Tangerine Villa

The Villa Mandarine suite is made up of 2 luxury bedrooms on the first floor, linked together by a south-facing living room, overlooking the garden, and equipped with a flat-screen TV and a coffee machine.

Although nestled in 2 hectares of orange trees, Villa Mandarine enjoys a privileged location:

For sports enthusiasts, 20 minutes by car separate it from the equestrian club and the famous Dar Essalam golf course with 2 18-hole courses and 1 nine holes.

The first sand and wave beaches and their surf schools are 10 minutes away by car, thanks to the proximity of the beltway connecting the coastal highway.

The residential district of Souissi, made up of quiet streets lined with very flowery and well-guarded villas, is ideal for running or walking.

Finally, the hotel is located near the new Hay Riad business district, bustling with numerous shops and restaurants, where the main ministries are located as well as the head offices of the largest Moroccan and foreign companies.

RABAT, the garden city, is separated from Salé by the BouRegreg river (formerly Sala).

 The two cities are surrounded by sumptuous ramparts and, from their rich common past, result, in each, of the particularly interesting monuments, of which Oudayas, citadel which dominates the splendid estuary and which gave its name to Rabat. At its feet extends the medina and its pretty houses which justify its classification as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 We should also mention the Hassan Tower, the Chellah, the Mohamed V tomb, the 2 new museums: archaeological and contemporary art.

Salé is not to be outdone with its lovely Medersa Mérinide, its Mosque, its souks, its old cemetery, and its marine gate, the last vestige of the landmark of the famous corsairs of Salé.

Two days are recommended, especially if, from the Moorish café of the Oudayas, you want to enjoy the sunset over Salé.

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