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A hotel in Rabat is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Rabat hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Rabat are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Rabat hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Rabat hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Rabat have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Rabat
An upscale full service hotel facility in Rabat that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Rabat hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in Rabat
Full service Rabat hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in Rabat
Boutique hotels of Rabat are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Rabat boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Rabat may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in Rabat
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Rabat travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Rabat focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

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Small to medium-sized Rabat hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Rabat traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Rabat hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Rabat
A bed and breakfast in Rabat is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Rabat bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Rabat B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Rabat
Rabat hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Rabat hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Rabat
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Rabat hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Rabat lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Rabat
Rabat timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Rabat often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Rabat on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Rabat
A Rabat motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Rabat for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Rabat motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Travelling and vacation in Rabat

  • الرِّبَاط (Arabic)
  • ṛṛbaṭ / ⵕⵕⴱⴰⵟ (Berber)
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Clockwise from top:
River Bou Regreg and the Kasbah of the Udayas, Dâr-al-Makhzen the main royal residence, Hassan Tower, Chellah Necropolis, Kasbah of the Udayas, Mausoleum of Mohammed V
Flag of Rabat
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Rabat is located in Morocco
Rabat is located in Africa
Location in Morocco & Africa
Coordinates:  / 34.033; -6.833
Country Morocco
Region Eṛṛbaṭ-Sla-Qniṭra
Founded by Almohads 1146
• Mayor Fathallah Oualalou
• City 117 km (45.17 sq mi)
Highest elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2014)
• City 577,827
• Rank 7th in Morocco
• Density 4,900/km (13,000/sq mi)
• Metro 2,120,192
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
• Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Website www.rabat.ma
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iv
Designated 2012 (36th session)
Reference no. 1401
State Party Morocco
Region Arab States

Rabat (Arabic: الرِّبَاط‎, translit. ar-ribāṭ‎; Moroccan Arabic: الرباط‎, translit. ṛ-ṛbaṭ‎; Standard Moroccan Tamazight: ⵕⵕⴱⴰⵟ‎, translit. ṛṛbaṭ‎) is the capital city of Morocco and its seventh largest city with an urban population of approximately 580,000 (2014) and a metropolitan population of over 1.2 million. It is also the capital city of the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra administrative region.

The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg. On the facing shore of the river lies Salé, the city's main commuter town. Rabat, Temara, and Salé form a conurbation of over 1.8 million people. Silt-related problems have diminished Rabat's role as a port; however, Rabat and Salé still maintain important textile, food processing and construction industries. In addition, tourism and the presence of all foreign embassies in Morocco serve to make Rabat one of the most important cities in the country.

Once a reputed corsair haven, Rabat served as one of the many ports in North Africa for the Barbary pirates, who were particularly active from the 16th through the 18th centuries.

Rabat is accessible by train through the ONCF system and by plane through the nearby Rabat–Salé Airport.

The Moroccan capital was ranked at second place by CNN in its "Top Travel Destinations of 2013". It is one of four Imperial cities of Morocco, and the medina of Rabat is listed as a World Heritage Site.

Rabat: History

Bab Oudaia gate

Rabat: 12th to 17th century

Rabat has a relatively modern history compared to the nearby ancient city of Salé. In 1146, the Almohad ruler Abd al-Mu'min turned Rabat's ribat into a full-scale fortress to use as a launching point for attacks on Iberia. In 1170, due to its military importance, Rabat acquired the title Ribatu l-Fath, meaning "stronghold of victory," from which it derives its current name.

Yaqub al-Mansur (known as Moulay Yacoub in Morocco), another Almohad Caliph, moved the capital of his empire to Rabat. He built Rabat's city walls, the Kasbah of the Udayas and began construction on what would have been the world's largest mosque. However, Yaqub died and construction stopped. The ruins of the unfinished mosque, along with the Hassan Tower, still stand today.

Yaqub's death initiated a period of decline. The Almohad empire lost control of its possessions in Spain and much of its African territory, eventually leading to its total collapse. In the 13th century, much of Rabat's economic power shifted to Fez. In 1515 a Moorish explorer, El Wassan, reported that Rabat had declined so much that only 100 inhabited houses remained. An influx of Moriscos, who had been expelled from Spain, in the early 17th century helped boost Rabat's growth.

Rabat: Corsair republics

Rabat and neighboring Salé united to form the Republic of Bou Regreg in 1627. The republic was run by Barbary pirates who used the two cities as base ports for launching attacks on shipping. The pirates did not have to contend with any central authority until the Alaouite Dynasty united Morocco in 1666. The latter attempted to establish control over the pirates, but failed. European and Muslim authorities continued to attempt to control the pirates over many years, but the Republic of Bou Regreg did not collapse until 1818. Even after the republic's collapse, pirates continued to use the port of Rabat, which led to the shelling of the city by Austria in 1829 after an Austrian ship had been lost to a pirate attack.

Rabat: 20th century

Rabat: French invasion

The French invaded Morocco in 1912 and established a protectorate. The French administrator of Morocco, General Hubert Lyautey, decided to relocate the country's capital from Fez to Rabat. Among other factors, rebellious citizens had made Fez an unstable place. Sultan Moulay Youssef followed the decision of the French and moved his residence to Rabat. In 1913, Gen. Lyautey hired Henri Prost who designed the Ville Nouvelle (Rabat's modern quarter) as an administrative sector. When Morocco achieved independence in 1955, Mohammed V, the then King of Morocco, chose to have the capital remain at Rabat.

Rabat: Post World War II

Following World War II, the United States established a military presence in Rabat at the former French air base. By the early 1950s, Rabat Salé Air Base was a U.S. Air Force installation hosting the 17th Air Force and the 5th Air Division, which oversaw forward basing for Strategic Air Command (SAC) B-47 Stratojet aircraft in the country. With the destabilization of French government in Morocco, and Moroccan independence in 1956, the government of Mohammed V wanted the U.S. Air Force to pull out of the SAC bases in Morocco, insisting on such action after American intervention in Lebanon in 1958. The United States agreed to leave as of December 1959, and was fully out of Morocco by 1963. SAC felt the Moroccan bases were much less critical with the long range capability of the B-52 Stratofortresses that were replacing the B-47s and with the completion of the USAF installations in Spain in 1959.

With the USAF withdrawal from Rabat-Salé in the 1960s, the facility became a primary facility for the Royal Moroccan Air Force known as Air Base Nº 1, a status it continues to hold.

Rabat: Neighbourhoods of Rabat

The headquarters of Maroc Telecom

Rabat is an administrative city. It does have many shopping districts and residential neighborhoods. The geographically spread out neighborhoods are as follows:

The heart of the city consists of three parts: the Medina (old town); the Oudayas and Hassan both located to meet the Bou Regreg; and the Atlantic Ocean.

To the west, and along the waterfront, there is a succession of neighborhoods.

First, around the ramparts, there is the old neighborhoods, Quartier l'Océan and Quartier les Orangers. Beyond that, a succession of mostly working-class districts: Diour Jamaa, Akkari, Yacoub El Mansour, Massira and Hay el Fath are the main parts of this axis. Hay el Fath, which ends this sequence, evolves into a middle-class neighborhood.

To the east, along the Bouregreg, the Youssoufia region: Mabella; Taqaddoum; Hay Nahda; Aviation; and Rommani (working and middle classes).

Between these two axes, going from north to south, there are three main areas (middle class to very wealthy): Agdal (Ward Building lively mixing residential and commercial functions, predominantly the inhabitants are upper middle class); Hay Riad (affluent villas which has been a surge of momentum since the 2000s); and Souissi (residential neighborhood).

On the outskirts of Souissi, are less dense regions mainly constituted of large private houses to areas that seem out of the city.

Rabat: Bouregreg Marina

Located between the Atlantic and the Bouregreg Valley, this magnificent river marina is paved with famous historical sites like the esplanade of the Hassan Tower and the picturesque Chellah necropolis, which has witnessed many Mediterranean civilizations pass by.

Outfitted with the most modern equipment to host up to 240 boats, the Bouregreg Marina aims to become an essential destination for recreational boaters seeking long stays or just an unforgettable stopover on their way to West Africa, the Caribbean or the shores of North America.

Rabat: Subdivisions

The prefecture is divided administratively into the following:

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2014) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Agdal Riyad 421.01.01. Arrondissement 22,399 77,257 4,572 72,685
El Youssoufia 421.01.03. Arrondissement 42,312 170,561 2,858 167,703
Hassan 421.01.05. Arrondissement 32,848 108,179 2,151 106,025
Souissi 421.01.06. Arrondissement 5,924 23,366 1,203 22,163
Touarga 421.01.07. Municipality 812 3,932 8 3,924
Yacoub El Mansour 421.01.09. Arrondissement 47,375 194,532 2,099 192,433

Rabat: Families of Rabat

Called Rbatis, these families have lived for more than 400 years with many events in common. From the expulsion of the Moriscos to arrive at the foundation of a culture that combines the Arabic and Andalusian cultures, through the Republic of Bouregreg events than other families coming to live in Rabat recently, have not known.

Since its founding, Rabat was inhabited by several families from the High Atlas with Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, who founded the city in 1198, then families from many parts of Morocco have settled. Rabat has around 1240 a few hundred fifty families whose families Chiadmi, Regragui, Loudiyi, etc.

Since the end of the thirteenth century, the city has had an influx of Moriscos expelled from Granada until 1609, the year of total expulsion of Muslims from Spain by Philip III. These families include: Bargach (Vargas); Guedira (Guadaira); Mouline (Molina); Sebbata (Zapata); and Frej.

The said families are considered, until today, as "Rbati's Families of strain". They are about four hundred families.

Other families in the city are considered residents of Rabat because they came at the time when Rabat became the capital of the country, either through rural exodus or to work in public administration based in the city since the establishment of the protectorate.

The city is on the territory of Zaer, an Arab tribe of Maqil origin. Leo Africanus in the early 16th century the signals in the region of Khenifra there, she continued on to the north to the Rabat region.

Rabat: Climate

Rabat features a Mediterranean climate (Csa) with warm to hot dry summers and mild damp winters. Located along the Atlantic Ocean, Rabat has a mild, temperate climate, shifting from cool in winter to warm days in the summer months. The nights are always cool (or cold in winter, it can reach Sub 0 °C (32 °F) sometimes), with daytime temperatures generally rising about +7/8 C° (+15/18 F°). The winter highs typically reach only 17.2 °C (63.0 °F) in December–February. Summer daytime highs usually hover around 25 °C (77.0 °F), but may occasionally exceed 30 °C (86.0 °F), especially during heat waves. Summer nights are usually pleasant and cool, ranging between 11 °C (51.8 °F) and 19 °C (66.2 °F) and rarely exceeding 20 °C (68.0 °F). Rabat belongs to the sub-humid bioclimatic zone with an average annual precipitation of 560 mm.

Rabat's climate resembles the southwest coast of the Iberian Peninsula and the coast of SoCal.

Climate data for Rabat (Rabat–Salé Airport) 1961–1990, extremes 1943–present
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.0
Average high °C (°F) 17.2
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.6
Average low °C (°F) 8.0
Record low °C (°F) −3.2
Average precipitation mm (inches) 77.2
Average precipitation days 9.9 9.8 9.0 8.7 5.7 2.4 0.3 0.4 2.4 6.4 10.2 10.4 75.6
Average relative humidity (%) 82 82 80 78 77 78 78 79 80 79 80 83 80
Mean monthly sunshine hours 179.9 182.3 232.0 254.5 290.5 287.6 314.7 307.0 261.1 235.1 190.5 180.9 2,916.1
Source #1: NOAA
Source #2: Deutscher Wetterdienst (humidity, 1973–1993), Meteo Climat (record highs and lows)

Rabat: Culture

Hassan Tower.
Hotel Balima
Mosquée As-sounah
Saint-Pierre Cathedral

The biggest place for theatre is the Theatre Mohammed V in the centre of the town.

The city has a few official galleries and an archeological museum.

Many organizations are active in cultural and social issues. Orient-Occident Foundation and ONA Foundation are the biggest of these. An independent art scene is active in the city. L'appartement 22, which is the first independent space for visual arts created by Abdellah Karroum, opened in 2002 and introduced international and local artists. Other independent spaces opened few years after, such as Le Cube, also set up in a private space.

Rabat: Mawazine

Mawazine is a music festival in Rabat welcomed by Mohammed VI King of Morocco, that started in 2001 where music groups, fans and spectators come together in a week-long celebration of culture and music both locally and internationally. Musicians such as Scorpions, Rihanna, Elton John, Stromae and many others have performed at the festival.

Mawazine was host to more than 2,500,000 in 2013. Workshops are available for teaching dances and other arts. The festival is free. However, while most areas are free, there are those that require payment, specifically the smaller stages being the historical site of Chellah, the Mohammed V National Theater, and the Renaissance Cultural Center.

Rabat: Main sights

  • Mausoleum of Mohammed V
  • Mohammed V University
  • Hassan Tower
  • Chellah Necropolis
  • Kasbah of the Udayas
  • Rabat Archaeological Museum
  • Musée Mohamed VI d'Art Moderne et Contemporain

Rabat: Notable people from Rabat


  • Reuven Abergel, Israeli social and political activist
  • Marc Perrin de Brichambaut, French judge and diplomat
  • Dominique de Villepin, former Prime Minister of France
  • Richard Dell'Agnola, French politician
  • David Levy, Israeli politician
  • Maxim Levy, Israeli politician
  • Bernard Squarcini, French counter-terrorism director

Scientists Writers and philosophers:

  • Abdellah Taïa, writer
  • Linda Ashcroft, writer and artist
  • Robert Assaraf, historian
  • Alain Badiou, French philosopher
  • Mohammed Suerte Bennani, Moroccan novelist
  • Mohammed Berrada, Moroccan novelist, literary critic, and translator
  • Helene Hagan, Franco-American writer anthropologist
  • Abdelfattah Kilito, Moroccan writer
  • Bahaa Trabelsi, Moroccan novelist


  • Samira Said, Moroccan singer
  • Saad Lamjarred, Moroccan singer
  • Hajib, Moroccan Chaabi singer
  • Shlomo Bar, Israeli musician
  • Fabienne Égal, French announcer and television host
  • Roland Giraud, French actor
  • Macha Méril, French actress and writer
  • Daniel Siboni, French photographer
  • French Montana, American Hip-Hop Artist
  • Bryce Hudson, American painter and photographer


  • Saïd Aït-Bahi, Moroccan footballer
  • Bouabid Bouden, Moroccan footballer
  • Custodio Dos Reis, French road bicycle racer
  • Younes Khattabi, Moroccan rugby league player
  • Ait Hammi Miloud, Moroccan Olympic boxer
  • Jean Patrick Lesobre, French Rugby Union player
  • Younès Moudrik, Moroccan long jumper
  • Brahim Taleb, Moroccan long distance runner

Royal descendants

  • Mohammed VI of Morocco, King of Morocco
  • Prince Fakhruddin of Egypt
  • Prince Jacques, Duke of Orléans
  • Prince Michel, Count of Évreux
  • Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
  • Princess Lalla Aicha of Morocco

Rabat: Transport

Rabat: Air

Rabat's main airport is Rabat–Salé Airport.

Rabat: Trains

Rabat-Ville Railway Station

Rabat is served by two principal railway stations run by the national rail service, the ONCF.

Rabat-Ville is the main inter-city station, from which trains run south to Casablanca, Marrakech and El Jadida, north to Tanger, or east to Meknes, Fes, Taza and Oujda.

Rabat: Tram

Rabat-Salé tramway

The Rabat-Salé tramway is a tram system which was put into service on May 23, 2011 in the Moroccan cities of Rabat and Salé. The network has two lines for a total length of 19 km (12 miles) and 31 stops. It is operated by Veolia Transdev with Alstom Citadis trams.

Rabat: Sports

Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium (Arabic: مركب الأمير مولاي عبد لله) is a multi-purpose stadium in Rabat, Morocco. It is named after Prince Moulay Abdellah. It was built in 1983 and is the home ground of FAR Rabat. It is used mostly for football matches, and it can also stage athletics. The stadium holds 52,000. Since 2008 it is host of the Meeting International Mohammed VI d'Athlétisme de Rabat.

Rabat: Football

The local football teams are:

  • FAR de Rabat
  • FUS de Rabat
  • Stade Marocain
  • Hilal de Rabat
  • Union de Touarga
  • Youssoufia Club de Rabat

Rabat: Handball

  • FUS de Rabat
  • Le Stade Marocain
  • Les FAR de Rabat

Rabat: Basketball

The local basketball teams are:

  • FUS de Rabat
  • FAR de Rabat
  • Moghreb de Rabat

Rabat: Volleyball

  • FUS de Rabat
  • FAR de Rabat
  • Crédit agricole Rabat

Rabat: International relations

Rabat: Twin towns-sister cities

Rabat is twinned with:

  • State of Palestine Bethlehem, Palestine
  • Turkey Bursa, Turkey since 2010
  • China Guangzhou, China, since 2013
  • United States Honolulu, United States
  • Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
  • Spain Las Palmas, Spain
  • Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
  • Spain Madrid, Spain
  • State of Palestine Nablus, Palestine
  • Spain Seville, Spain
  • Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tunisia Tunis, Tunisia, since 1987

Rabat: References

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Rabat: Bibliography

  • Places in Rabat
  • Rabat: History
  • Rabat Touristic Portal
  • Rabat Portal
  • Entry in Lexicorient
  • Rabat photo gallery
  • Rabat Post
  • "Rabat". Islamic Cultural Heritage Database. Istanbul: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture.
  • ArchNet.org. "Rabat". Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: MIT School of Architecture and Planning.

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