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Hotel Balima

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   283 Ave Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
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Ranked #26 of 38 hotels in Rabat
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Being in such a central location - 5 minutes walk from Rabat Ville station, right on one of the main avenues of the city - definitely gives this hotel an advantage.Unfortunately, I did not find other reasons that could make me return. Maybe they put me in one of the lesser rooms, but my room was small, dated (including tv... More

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Birmingham
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

While the location was very good - the negative experiences with this hotel are enough to prompt me to be firm in my 'poor' review of this establishment. I traveled with a group of coworkers here - the booking being made by an experienced travel agency with strong ties in the area - so I was really expecting a nice... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
73 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Another late review. The Hotel Balima was our temporary home while visiting Rabat, the Moroccan capitol city. It is located just opposite the Parliament Building and the train station is just a stone throw away. The rooms are well appointed: the floor is fully carpeted with a tasteful interior decor. The size of the room is just big enough for... More

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Tanger
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We line in Tanger and traveled to Rabat to visit friends. We had a truly enjoyable stay at this old grand hotel. The location is great with very good service, clean and attractive! The sidewalk cafe out front is a charm as it is set back from the street, making for a tranquil experience. We would definitely stay here again.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This hotel apparently used to be one of the best in Rabat, but to be honest it has seen better days. It is a very convenient location (five minutes from the train station, and right in the centre). However, I thought that it was overpriced for the quality of the room, which was quite spacious but not that clean, especially... More

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holland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I stayed a few nights in Balima and i must say...with great pleasure. i was at the fifth floor had a little balcony and great view over the park and parlementary building. The hotel was not situated directly on the road so it was ratheer quiet for a cityhotel. The room was good , big enough, clean and comfortable bed.... More

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Fuengirola, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Arrived by train, few minutes walk by train. Hotel is set back from the main avenue so did not notice street noise. Our rooms were on 2nd floor, facing the Parliament building. Large rooms but tired, hence good value. Great location for sightseeing, restaurants and shop nearby to buy wine and beer

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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

The location of this hotel is excellent. 5 minx from the main train station, directly opposite the parliament building, and within easy walking distance of all attractions and points of interest in Rabat. Reception on arrival was efficient, but things went downhill from there. The room had a good view over the street to the parliament building, but just looked... More

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El Jadida, Morocco
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

You book this hotel for the location, pure and simple. It is in the heart of central Rabat, directly across the street from the Parliament Building and maybe 500 feet from the main train station. The budget hotels in downtown Rabat run about 225 Dirhams for a double. We paid 486 Dh for a double here due to an institutional... More

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Danang
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Have to agree with Laplos comments exactly. An absolute rip off, you needed to take a shower after taking a shower. Avoid this one, even if its only 100 dirhams its too much. The location is ok although its across from some sort of parliment building and the students are demonstrating so you get some action with the police chasing... More

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Also Known As:
Balima Hotel Rabat
Address: 283 Ave Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Rabat
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Ranked #26 of 38 hotels in Rabat
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balima 3*
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