Villa Mandarine4.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
Villa Mandarine was an excellent hotel in Rabat. Family owned and run, it was a very interesting mixture of Morocco and France. The food, service and the room were good. The hotel was a long way from down town, we could have used a cab, but we did walk the local shops and had an excellent burger in a food court of all places. I had the lamb dish for dinner at Villamarine and it was tough and dry - not very good. Breakfast was minimal continental style, we were not offered eggs.
This was our absolute favorite hotel throughout our whole tour in Morocco! There was something we liked in many of the others, but this lovely boutique/resort type hotel was just wonderful. As soon as we arrived, we loved the feel of the whole place. It was like as if you were invited to a friend's estate and that feeling stayed with you whenever you walked around the grounds and the inside of the hotel also. The flow from one room or area of the hotel to the next was just so warm and inviting. I loved the decor. Loved our room. I wished we could have stayed longer. Had our own little private garden. Again the decor is so unlike most hotels. Just like a home. Anyway, everything else was great. Outside gardens lovely. Food was great, service, very very good. We were traveling with our tour group, and were so happy they chose well on this one. Would stay here again, for sure!
Set in and around beautiful gardens, our accommodation was very nice and comfortable, all the requirements for an enjoyable stay, coffee and tea making facilities in the room, a comfortable bed a lovely outlook from our room. We did indeed enjoy our time here. Drinks can be had overlooking the tranquil gardens. They have a great restaurant attached the food very good. Only negative comment was when my husband ordered a glass of St Emilion red with his dinner and was given a cheaper wine instead for the same price. He mentioned this to the owner who apologised. We recommend you see the bottle and have it poured at your table.
I must of taken a couple dozen photos of the courtyard and other public spaces as this was one very well displayed hotel. We had some time to kill so we toured the gardens, swam in the pool and played pool while waiting for the rest of our group to make it through the airport. It was a great place to relax and enjoy the area from. I would highly recommend it.
The rooms are appointed so lovely. Large and spacious. Lovely artwork. Huge comfortable king size bed. Comfy pillows and blankets. Room air conditioning worked great. Bathroom has its own heater so after showering it’s warm. Luxurious robes and towels. Breakfast was a buffet. Enough to choose from. But the gardens are incredible. Please take a walk through the property to smell the plants and see the well maintained garden. We stayed here for one night on our National Geographic trip and wished we could have stayed longer.
Nice to forego big hotels and stay in a riad with lots of tile, rugs, and fruit trees on the grounds. Our room also had a veranda that afforded nice views of the gardens. Our fresh squeezed morning orange juice was a delight.
my stay was not really for long as it was for a quick lunch, but I had the chance to experience a great time, especially with imane she is really helpful and really nice and the best thing was that she can speak English as I had really some difficulties with French language, so thank you, and for sure i'll come back or ill try this time to book a room.
Beautiful converted villa set in a beautiful garden. From the moment we entered the vibe was unpretentious comfort and service. Excellent staff from front end to restaurant and housekeeping. We joined with a group tour from the U.S. and we pleasantly surprised at the high standard of a tour lodging. Very nicely decorated and visually interesting. Very nice touches through out the property, including fireplaces and fire pits to ward off the winter chill. Our room was in the main building on the first floor with a balcony overlooking the gardens. The room was in good order, very clean, and well maintained. The bedding, linens, and robes were top quality. Sleep quality was excellent due to the quiet grounds. Room wifi worked but not fast. The food service was excellent. Breakfast buffet was stocked with ample selections of morning food, strong hot coffee and tea, and cooked to order eggs. Not wanting to venture out after all day touring we had dinner on two evenings and both experiences were positive. The staff was attentive and knowledgable of the evening menu and wines. Their chicken tagine set the bar very high for this Moroccan holiday. The bar staff was friendly and the atmosphere of the lounge area transported you back to a magical era of cocktails, billiards, and jazz music. Attractive property, great staff, comfortable lodging, and great location all combined for this positive review. Very pleased with Discovery Tours selection of Villa Mandarine and would recommend this property for a relaxing stay in Rabat.
When we arrived at Morocco, our bags were lost in transit. The staff (Shafi and Verna) were extremely helpful through the process. When they they had some free time, they gave personal tour of entire Villa (and this Villa property is really vast). There were peacocks on the property. The air (thanks to all tha angels trumpet flowers everywhere), the hospitality and the cozyness of the place was just amazing. Spa/Hammam were also the best we had in the entire trip. Vegetarian food (Tagine - and we ate a lot of Tagine through the morocco trip) was the best we had. Thank you for making our trip start so memorable.
This was one of the most expensive hotels on our trip to Morocco and Spain and by far the most disappointing. Upon arrival we spent the first two hours trying to get the internet to work in our room. For us this is essential to plan the rest of our day and evening. The problem could not be resolved so we went on our afternoon tour. When we returned the internet still did not work, so we spent another hour trying to get it to work. Finally the issue was resolved but it was very frustrating. The weather while we were in Rabat was not great, cool and raining, so I am sure we did not see the hotel at its best. We found the hotel cold and damp and the dining room musty. There is nothing around the hotel so you can’t just go for a walk to find a shop or restrauant. Dinner in the restaurant was good. Breakfast was only ok. Two tiny bottles of water were provided on arrival after that we had to purchase water for the room. Not a big deal but a little disappointing given the price of the hotel. Overall very disappointing and I would not recommend this hotel.
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
- Free valet parking
- Onsite dining
Located in Souissi within a mile (2 km) of Centre Commercial Maga Mall, Villa Mandarine is within a few miles (5 km) of Foret Hilton. This 4-star hotel has 36 guestrooms and offers an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking.
Free breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy dining at Gourmet Corner, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.
Guests can enjoy satellite TV and stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and the bathroom offers a hair dryer. Other standard amenities include a patio, a minibar, and free local calls.
Villa Mandarine features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. There's free valet parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for MAD 250 per vehicle. Helpful staff can provide dry cleaning/laundry services and concierge services. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a library.
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90.0% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 464 reviews