11-room traditional riad with roof terrace, pool and restaurant
The Riad Kalaa is a 19th century riad, restored in traditional Moroccan style. Hotel facilities include a reading room with skylight dome, roof terrace with swimming pool & solarium, lounge-bar and restaurant. Spa treatments and hammam can be arranged.
The restaurant serves Moroccan specialties and seafood, and for breakfast prepares pancakes and pastries; it is closed on Sundays.
There are 11 rooms and suites, each en-suite, with fireplace and wi-fi. Standard rooms have shower or bath; Saharan suites add a mini-bar and television; Oriental suites are on two levels, with a downstairs lounge. There is also a Large "Celestial" suite having a lounge with fireplace, and bathroom with shower.
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When you book a holiday with us we will provide full driving instructions for reaching your accommodation, where necessary; these can be used by yourself, or you could enjoy the luxury of a driver. Alternatively we will arrange private (car rather than coach) transfers for you; helicopter transfers are also possible for some destinations.
Riad Kalaa in Rabat was great – the only ‘negative’ was a slight smell of cats in the ground floor room of our suite! The staff were very helpful and the driver a joy (Abdul)
My French was/is rusty, so I am not sure if I gave Abdul enough cash when we left him at the airport. He had made a detour to Sale and escorted us around the potteries – so helpful. He also took us to Casablanca on Thursday where his knowledge and expert driving were invaluable. We loved Morocco and were very glad to have chosen Rabat rather than Marrakech which I understand is always crowded. Rabat has plenty of interest for a short break and it was great to be on the coast. The markets in Rabat are very close to Riad Kalaa so we didn’t actually need guidance –who needs the shops in city centres which are duplicated all over the world? It was fun discovering the city for ourselves. Ryanair is not a pleasant flying experience but that can’t be helped since they are the only airline flying into Rabat – Stansted ‘sucks'!!
Anne Dale / Clare Penn who stayed here in September 2014.
Riad Kalaa, Rabat has been rated 1 time, with an overall rating of 4.00 out of 5.
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