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Hotel Continental

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 Rue Dar El Baroud, Tangier, Morocco
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Ranked #15 of 36 hotels in Tangier
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm glad we spent our last night in Morocco here. We had read the mixed reviews before booking and decided to give it a go as we only needed one night that was close to the high speed ferry terminal next morning. Reception was a bit strange. Very gloomy with several elderly men drifting around - not sure if they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is old fashioned and some might say a little dated. However our room was clean and perfectly adequeate for a one night stay prior to catching the fast feery to Tarifa. We had dinner and this was served by a very pleasant waiter whoc went out of his way to please, Breakfast is included in the prices and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this place is the real product of poor management. The staff are overall helpful and nice but the hotel is lacking any charm or comfort. There are some beautiful old parts of the hotel but the majority is plain walls with grubby furniture in the common areas. The rooms are basic. The towels, bedding were clean. The bathroom... More

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Teillots, Aquitaine, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Continental is desperately hanging on to it's 1920's/30's reputation, when the likes of Noel Coward et al apparently sat in stylish splendour on their balconies. Now It resembles the domain of Harold Steptoe, having an atmosphere of utter neglect, with clear evidence of poor management in every aspect of its operations. The place is a shambles; a jumble... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night, but I would like to have stayed longer. The building itself is a jewel, full of beautiful tiled rooms with carved ceilings and hidden courtyards and secret rooms. Every time we came back in a new room seemed to appear as if by magic. The bed room was basic, but clean and comfortable with... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I knew this hotel well and stayed here on various visits to Tanger. It used to be a real institution but sadly is now rather soulless and very faded - no longer faded glory - just tired and empty . Yes I imagine it is a lot to do with Tanger losing its port up to Tanger Med Port as... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The worst hotel in Morocco The receptionist give us the keys of a different room than the one we have already booked. ( without a sea view and 2 beds instead of one big bed although we wrote for them that we are honeymooners ) It's funny that he made that because the bellman told him the bags are heavy... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This hotel is very old and does show its age. However, it was walking distance from the ferry and had a beautiful front balcony where we sat and had drinks and watched the lights of Spain at night. Beautiful old Moroccan decor on doorways, windows, etc.. Rooms were small and older but location and history definitely made up for it.... More

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

We last stayed here 20 years ago and apart from the fact that some of the bedrooms have been 'modernised' nothing else has changed. The hotel still has that magical past when Coward, Hemingway and others stayed here and enjoyed the highlife in Tangier. Don't come expecting luxury but do come for the experience, the view, the wonderful tiling and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

"Legendary" hotel where lots of celebrities have stayed in the past. Very nice and atmospheric communal areas. If you don't understand that this is what you pay for, you'll be disappointed! Basic rooms, clean except for a few stains on the walls, no heating, hot water only at certain times etc. Simple breakfast. Be there early or risk just getting... More

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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel Tangier
Hotel Continental Tanger
Hotel Continental Tangier
Address: 36 Rue Dar El Baroud, Tangier, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Tangier-Tetouan Region > Tangier
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #15 of 36 hotels in Tangier
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Continental 3*
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