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L'Amphitrite Palace
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Skhirat Plage, Skhirat 12050, Morocco   |  
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E Anglia
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134 reviews 134 reviews
49 hotel reviews
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Nice Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We stayed here for one night as part of a countrywide tour. At the end we wished we could have ended up here to relax.

Our room was large and very comfortable with a large bathroom (bath and walk-in shower) and a balcony with table and chairs (facing to the front of the hotel).

As noted elsewher there are several restaurants - we ate in the restaurant by the pool as there was a conference going on (seems to be popular for this) and the food was very good. Breakfast was excellent with fresh supplies being maintained.

We found the staff helpful and courteous.

The pool area was well supervised and the adjacent beach very clean.

As has been mentioned this hotel is not on the way to anywhere and is not covered by public transport. The area seems to be recently developed to a high (wealthy) standard. However, it is very convenient for Rabat.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bolton
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115 reviews 115 reviews
28 hotel reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We stayed here for one night only on a Grand Tour of Morocco and what a pity. A Pity that we could not have stayed longer. This was by far the best hotel we stayed in during our 2 week tour.

Rooms were very comfortable and large ... the only downside was a slight "musty" smell. Our room opened out onto the garden and there was table and chairs out there that (unfortunately) we weren't able to use.

There are several restaurants ... we ate in the traditional Moroccan restaurant where the food was fantastic (downside was the traditional live music ... it was ok to start with, but went on and on and on and ...... and was too loud for reasonable conversation).

We couldn't have breakfast in the normal restaurant as it was reserved for delegates at a major defence/security conference, so were moved down to the pool restaurant. I think this restricted what we could have, but it was still ok.

Pool area fantastic, nice beach. Downside is the location ... there is nothing attractive near, just a very small town with no redeeming features. Convenient stay for Rabat.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

This hotel was a pleasure to find after a mixed experience with accomodation around Morocco.The rooms were modern, well thought out and clean with pleasant extras like a free minibar. The rest of the hotel was equally well done with a beautiful pool and fantastic restaurants - especially the one overlooking the water.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Istanbul
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14 hotel reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

I've stayed at the L'Amphitrite for business in end March 2012 - it's closeness to the Convention Center was the main reason to pick this hotel. Nice, clean rooms with amenities - the safety box was not working, the concierge took the action after I reported the problem and they brought in a new working one. Reception area is small with very limited staff so you may end up waiting during check in & out - and sometimes it's very difficult to find a waiter at the lobby to order a drink/pay the check - but overall I can say that in Moroccan standards the staff was attentive & helpful. The infinity pool looked great but couldn't use due to weather. Hotel is right by the King's summer house and has a long stretch of semi private beach - water is OK if you are into ocean dipping.. Locationwise closer to Rabat (c. 30 mins by car) than Casa (c.1.5 hrs by car) - traffic is very heavy in these 2 cities, you spend less time on the highway but downtown traffic slows you down significantly. Tried the restaurant by the pool, OK food but nothing special - I suggest to go with the french red wines as Moroccans were a tap bitter for my palate. Was nice to have cookies (the one with almond paste inside was heavenly) and mint tea always there by the lobby - if you are in Morocco for business in Rabat, I would recommend L'Amphitrite.

Room Tip: I had a view of the garden in one of the 2nd floor rooms - I bet rooms with the ocean view and those...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Algiers, Algeria
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32 hotel reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I stayed at the Amphitrite Palace while attending a conference in the nearby convention center. The hotel has been renovated and the location is superb: infinity pool overlooking the beach and the Atlantic. The rooms are surprisingly large and comfortable, with large bathroom with separate bath and shower, and a big balcony. I was also surprised by the quality of the Poseidon restaurant. All in all, a very good choice. The only drawback is that it is quite far from Casablanca.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Beirut, Lebanon
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112 reviews 112 reviews
44 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

In about 15mnts from Rabat ,I was there for a conference , it is an overall very good hotel, newly build, fair service ,great food (in all the restaurants), excellent spa and an excellent beach and pool, wifi in room works well and staff are v friendly and helpful , I would stay again !!

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

I stayed in this hotel for a conference but it would also be a nice place to stay if on holiday. Its situated about an hour from Casablanca and twenty minutes from Rabat. The hotel is very well built and looks fairly new and is next to the Royal summer palace right on the beach. The rooms are really nice and big, with luxurious full bathrooms and king size beds. The general areas of the hotel are well appointed and the food was great. Service is a little slow some times but staff are very friendly and helpful. Wifi was unfortunately only available in the public areas although there is cabled access in the rooms. I would definitely stay here again for business or for a holiday.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a sea view and close to reception
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about L'Amphitrite Palace

Address: Skhirat Plage, Skhirat 12050, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Skhirat
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Skhirat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — L'Amphitrite Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 178
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel with private beach, full-service spa & 15 minutes from largest & nicest Moroccan Golf courseParadise at the shoreOcean adventures await at this hotel, which is by the sea and set on its own private beach within easy reach many golf. Treat yourselfSpend the day relaxing on L'amphitrite Palace Resort & Spa's private beach or pampering yourself at the hotel's full-service spa or play in the nicest golf of MoroccoGuestrooms or Suites open to balconies, patios with sea, courtyard or garden views and feature televisions with satellite channels and high-speed (wired)Internet access in rooms and Wifi in Lobby area ... more   less 
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