Villa Josephine

Hotels in northern Morocco, Tangier

A 10 room "country house" hotel with pool and tropical garden

The Villa Josephine is a beautiful country house with 11 rooms and suites. This stunning belle epoque home was built in the early 1920s by the famous English journalist, Walter Harris, reputed to be the model for Indiana Jones. It has since been turned into a glamorous guesthouse with beautifully appointed rooms and suites, often booked by celebrities and film stars on location in Tangier. The villa has also been the summer residence for a Pasha of Marrakech.

Tropical gardens surround the swimming pool with spectacular views over the Straits of Gibraltar. Other hotel facilities include a bar, library and restaurant serving high quality french cuisine.

Most of the rooms/suites have a sea view, with a few (108 and 109) looking over the forest; all are beautifully decorated in a European style to suit the building.

One of the most prestigious hotels in the 'vieille montagne' area of Tangier, La Villa Josephine evokes a sense of a bygone era. A heady mix of belle epoque french riviera with a twist of exotic Africa.

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