Top 12 Cool and Unusual Hotels in Casablanca 2023

As Western Morocco’s beautiful and exotic port city and rich commercial hub, Casablanca is a metropolis brimming with urban sophistication, stunning landmarks, and exquisite flavours. Its beautiful Moorish buildings meld a French-colonial legacy and a traditional Arab style, while maze-like stone alleyways pierce through the vibrant cityscape.

Whether you marvel at the glass-floored Hassan II mosque, dive into the many museums, or stroll through the high-rise downtown, a day out in Casablanca will fill you with admiration for the city’s unique cultural landscape.

In Casablanca, plenty of Art Deco buildings have been transformed into graceful boutique hotels, adding an eclectic twist to the city’s luxury accommodation scene. Here are our best cool and unusual hotels in Casablanca, Morocco (in no particular order)

Best For Millennials and Gen Zs

Villa Blanca Urban Hotel

Villa Blanca Urban Hotel - a cool and trendy hotel

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Set in the chic district of Ain Diab on the Corniche of Casablanca, Villa Blanca boasts a refined design on one of the most famous maritime boulevards of the economic capital.

A piece of gastronomic Paris is resembled in the on-site restaurant, brimming with authenticity and conviviality, while equipped with a terrace offering a breathtaking view.

The Skybar is a spot transformed into an intimate lounge space by night, where dimmed lights and captivating music emanate an eclectic atmosphere.

You can indulge in a memorable wellness ritual at the Villa Blanca spa, and make use of its 3 cabins, 2 hammams, relaxation rooms, and hydromassage chairs.


Cool hip and Instagrammable interiors

Located on a maritime boulevard

Terrace with amazing view

The Skybar-an intimate lounge space


Street noise at night

Update needed for rooms

Best For Boutique

Boutique Hotel Gauthier

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Boutique hotel in Casablanca

Situated in the heart of the golden triangle, Boutique Hotel Gauthier is your perfect base camp for exploring Casablanca’s famous attractions.

The atmosphere of this charismatic hotel beautifully reflects the art of living. Prepare to be greeted with a warm welcome from the charming staff presence, before paying a visit to the hotel’s various lounges and terraces.

A graceful fireplace bar presents harmonious décor with original fabrics, while a true haven of peace and serenity is provided in The Patio Restaurant.

Here, you can take your tastebuds on a culinary journey through French and Mediterranean cuisine, and sample delicious tapas in a youthful, dynamic atmosphere.


Charismatic and funky atmosphere

Spacious lounges and terraces

French and Mediterranean cuisine

The Patio Restaurant


Some rooms can be small

Some noise from the restaurant

Best For Food lovers

La Casablanca Hotel

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With its uncluttered architecture reminiscent of the beautiful Art Deco period, Le Casablanca Hotel brings a cosy elegance to an urban resort atmosphere.

The on-site Lounge Bar immerses you in a world of glamour through a selection of geometric mirrors that surround the portraits of sixties celebrities, while La Terrasse Jasmin offers a soothing atmosphere by the pool and garden area.

The Pavilion Restaurant blends freshness, finesse, and vitality through a rich and varied buffet, and when the cherry trees are in blossom, the hotel opens its doors to Le Garden, a graceful cocktail bar set within the lush, manicured gardens.

Further in-house offerings include a jazz bar, another gourmet restaurant, and a blissful spa and wellness centre.


Five minutes away from the Corniche

Beautiful Art-deco architecture

Terrase Jasmin for dining

Le Pavillon


Seating at the pool could be better

The bar can be a little crowded

Best For Royal-like stays

L'HOSTEL à Casablanca

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Colourful, traditional, and full of charm, LHostel welcomes you down a long and thin pathway into an elegant standalone property, where five-star comforts are etched into an atmosphere of old-world elegance.

Around the property’s exterior you will find lush open-air spaces made up of quaint seating areas and thatched umbrellas, while the insides pay homage to a more colonial style of intimacy. In the rooms, soothing walls of bright colours surround the quirky patterned beds, and the comforts of home are oozed from luxury fabrics and high-end amenities.

The hotel is ideally located in the Oasis district, separated from the city centre and the beach by only a short tram journey.


Special continental and vegetarian breakfast

Intricate design

Quaint seating areas at the exterior

Separated from the city center


There are only two bathrooms

There is no elevator

Best For Trendy Design

ONOMO Hotel Casablanca Sidi Maarouf

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Offering a relaxing outdoor space dotted by greenery, ONOMO Hotel is an elegant boutique hotel where charm and sophistication meet in a friendly atmosphere.

A dark ambiance sets a mood of mystique around the property, graced by a glamorous undertone set through a charming arrangement of luxury seating areas in the communal spaces.

The bedrooms are minimalist and functional, with comfy box spring beds set against a traditional brick wall, while quirky LED lights adding a flair of vibrancy. Each unit is fitted with a TV with satellite channels, and some rooms offer a kitchenette and fully stocked minibar.


Sleek and contemporary design

African and American cuisine

Free shuttle from airport

O’Lounge Restaurant for gourmet meals


Restaurant is open for non-residents

Less choices at breakfast

Best For Exotic Decor

Riad Hamdani

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Here we have an oasis of greenery and tranquillity, set on a 7000 m2 estate. The property has undergone a recent head-to-toe revamp, with the charming installation of a shimmering pool, a gym, a Moroccan hammam, and a large garden.

Flowers and plants invite nature to suffuse the property with a graceful charm, while vivid colours and abstract artwork radiate character and sophistication.

The 10 guestrooms blend the essence of local craftsmanship with a sense of modern comfort, topped with first-rate Moroccan hospitality and a cosmopolitan flair. The knowledgeable, multicultural staff presence means speakers of French, English, Arabic, German, and Dutch will feel totally at home here.


Moroccan hammam

Vivid and lively interiors

Full of abstract artwork


A little far from the city

Air conditioning issues

Best For Spa

Art Place Suites & Spa

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Refined luxury and comfort ooze through the interiors at Art Palace Suites & Spa, a haven where each space reflects the singularity of a particular era or a historical character.

Riad El Fenn, the tea room, is a nest of Moroccan culture, covered with flowery ornaments and traditional fabric embroidered in the skalli style.

The Art Age restaurant boasts décor combining chic, western and oriental styles, while the bold design of The 4 Lounge Bar complements its quaint musical atmosphere. Meanwhile, The Living Room utilizes sweet and savoury elements with Moroccan specialties to offer an exquisite breakfast.

A true sanctuary of peace is presented at O-Zen Spa, where the harmonious and soothing sounds blend beautifully with the sweet scents of Jasmine.


Lively and colorful design

Traditional Moroccan design in tea room

Western-chic styled restaurant

Spa featuring a Moroccan Hammam and Swimming Pool


Noise from the street

Dark lobby

It can be expensive

Best For Views

Hotel Moroccan House

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Hotel Moroccan House combines a pure Moroccan Riad setting with an arty boutique ambiance to mark the advent of a new generation of hotels in Casablanca.

Decorated in bold colours, the 55 guestrooms exude luxury through handcrafted décor which sits beautifully amid plush fabrics and materials.

The hotel is famed for its exceptional cuisine, and offers classes for anyone wanting to discover the secrets of Moroccan gastronomy.

Every day there is a different menu, allowing you to sample the very best of the local culinary delights. A space of relaxation and purification is provided in the wellness space, where an unforgettable moment of vitality awaits in the form of a traditional Moroccan hammam.


Traditional Moroccan cuisine

Lavish and ornamented decor

Panoramic terrace with breathtaking views


Air conditioning needs an update

Location is a bit far from key spots

Best For Rooftop Cafe

Boutique Hotel le DOGE

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This former mansion was built in the 1930s, and lies in the peaceful Art Deco district of Casablanca. Renovated with the aim of preserving all its authenticity, its refined period decorations evoke maximum quality, with each of the 16 rooms inspired by the style of an individual artist from the Art Deco period.

At Le Doge, the convenience of a personalized service and an atmosphere of modern comfort are combined with a sense of timeless elegance.

The restaurant ‘Le Jasmine’ offers traditional Moroccan cuisine in a warm setting, and is attached to a Lounge Bar/Library which boasts a period fireplace by which you can indulge in relaxation and cosiness.

Meanwhile, the rooftop Dodge Café provides signature cocktails and Mediterranean dishes which you can taste in the iridescent backdrop of Casablanca’s urban landscape.


Art deco dining rooms

Authentic Moroccan cuisine

Doge Cafe at the rooftop

Attached Bar-library lounge


No pool

Location is a bit hard to find

Bathtub is hard to get in

Best For Boutique

The Fourteen Luxury Boutique Hotel

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Revel in understated luxury at this elegant boutique, set in the Maarif district of Casablanca. Once you enter through the townhouse doors, a charming interior aesthetic is set by abstract art, potted plants, and hip décor, paving the way for a city break brimming with colour and sophistication.

Comfy seating areas and neutral hues evoke intimacy, while modern opulence shines in the guestrooms through plush fabrics.

A blissful terrace hangout spot invites travellers to relish scintillating cityscape views, offering an idyllic space to savour a morning coffee. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a coffee machine, and a luxury bathroom.


Elegant interior esthetic

Modern ambiance

Spa offering massage treatments

Authentic Italian cuisine


The restaurant is often crowded

Loud music from street cafes

Lush Gardens

Dar Zakia

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Tradition meets modernity in an expansive bucolic setting at Dar Kazia, a lavish hotel located a short drive from downtown. All of the guestrooms are draped in luxe tapestries which exude a typically Moroccan ambiance, embellished with hanging lamps, textured rugs, and patterned ceiling beams.

The interiors of the property are coloured in bronze and beiges, beautifully contrasting the greenery outside on the lush, manicured lawns.

A peaceful stroll through the grounds eventually lands you at the glittery outdoor pool, which is surrounded by soaring trees and invites you to dive right into the peace and serenity of nature.


Luxury Moroccan ambiance

Gorgeous green gardens

Outdoor pool covered with trees


Pets are not allowed

No space for gatherings/parties

Best For Modern

ODYSSÉE Boutique Hotel Casablanca

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A dazzling, stripy façade welcomes you into a world of splendour at this four-star retreat. A grand staircase decorated with rough stone will lead you to your secluded sanctuary which presents a fresh, bespoke design, as well as 5-star bedding, a high-quality soundproofing system, and plush linens.

The hotel is trendy and modern, but also authentic and warm, and is brimming with history in every nook and cranny. The hotel’s jewel ‘The Gallery’ is a unique space full of planted trees and flowers, pierced by a tall dome that welcomes in the natural light.

The restaurant embraces an Art Deco vibe, and is an exhibition space for talented young Moroccan artists who showcase their modern, colourful artwork. These pieces set the tone for a night of opulence, preparing you for an evening of delicious seasonal cuisine.


High-quality soundproofing systems

La Galerie offers many cuisines

Lavish library-bar

Dedicated parking


No minibar in rooms

No gym in the hotel

The corridors can be too dark

Comparing the Best Cool Hotels in Casablanca 

We at Global Grasshopper have categorized the Top 12 Cool and Unusual Hotels located in Casablanca in a tabular format. 

Hotel NameLocationPrice Range (per night)Fitness FacilitiesDistance to Attractions (km)Nearby Restaurants
Villa Blanca Urban HotelBd De La Corniche$153-$224No3.63
Boutique Hotel GauthierBIS, Rue Ilya Abou Madi (Ex Buffon) Quartier Gauthier$91-$137No1.83
Le Casablanca Hotel 19 boulevard Moulay Rachid ( En face de villa Gapi )$221-$827Yes3.02
LHOSTEL à Casablanca6, rue d'Aix Oasis$53-$69No3.12
ONOMO Hotel Casablanca Sidi MaaroufBoulevard 60, Sidi Maarouf$73-$102No8.02
Riad HamdaniDouar El Bouzanniene Nouacer BP 27 Deroua$78-$146No6.01
Art Palace Suites & Spa Bd d'Anfa, 4 rue du Soldat Maurice Benhammou$172-$214Yes1.62
Hotel Moroccan House04, Rue Mohamed Smiha, Cote Avenue Des Far$49-$106Yes0.751
Boutique Hôtel Le DOGE9 Rue Du Docteur Veyre$185-$228Yes0.33
The Fourteen Luxury Boutique HotelRue abou El Mouataz El falaki$92-$101Yes2.23
Dar ZakiaLot krikech california n6$181-$200No6.02
ODYSSEE Boutique Hotel CasablancaAngle Rue Kamal Mohamed-Avenue des F.A.R$93-$227No0.43