The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Morocco

Where to Stay if You've Never Been to Morocco

Asilah, Morocco Asilah, Morocco

Are you looking for a hotel for your first trip to Morocco? With plenty of activities and sites, this is a great destination for first-time visitors. So if you're deciding where to stay on your first trip to Morocco, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've analyzed the hotels in Morocco to find out which are the best for first timers based on price, amenities, location, reviews, and guest ratings. In this guide, we'll be showcasing the best hotels for first-time visitors in Morocco, taking into consideration all of these important factors. Whether you're traveling solo, with family, or with friends, there's a hotel that caters to every traveler's needs to make the most of your first trip here. So, if you're visiting Morocco for the first time, the hotels below will be great options, as many of them have pools, breakfast, and plenty of comforts to help you relax. So, here they are, the best hotels in Morocco for first time visitors.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Ksar Salha

Marrakech, Morocco
Guest House with prices starting at $108 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Heated pool

Located at Douar Laouina Sidi Abdellah Ghiate, B.P 1346 Barid Al Marghib.avenue Palestine unitee, Ksar Salha has great rooms from $108 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 9.40 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, first time visitors will especially love breakfast, hiking, mountain views, child care, and laundry services at this relaxing hotel. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Infinity pool


Jnane Allia

Marrakech, Morocco
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $100 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Morocco
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Jnane Allia which has nice rooms starting at $100. Offering an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a water park, and a restaurant, it also has a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Ain Nfad route de fes. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, hiking, mountain views, child care, and laundry services which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The swimming pool is fantastic and lots of fun, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Kasbah Azalay Merzouga

Merzouga, Morocco
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $56 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Heated pool

We found Kasbah Azalay Merzouga to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $56. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, skiing, a pool bar, room service, and a casino, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Ksar Merzouga BP 60. You'll also find a restaurant, a bar, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchens which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Don't miss the pool bar which offers drinks and a fun area to unwind. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Kitchen
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Microwave
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool


kasbah 123 soleil

Skoura, Morocco
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $37 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Morocco
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

With terrific rooms from $37, kasbah 123 soleil, at Oulad Amira provides an outdoor pool, room service, a water park, a restaurant, and a bar. Its terrific guest rating is 9.00 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchens. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Don't forget that there's a kitchen in the room to cook your meals, too. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Riad Atlas 4 Seasons

Imlil, Morocco
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $35 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Riad Atlas 4 Seasons has a great guest rating of 9.80 out of 10, and offers skiing, a restaurant, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, and hiking. The great rooms here start at $35 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Tensift al Haouz. Furthermore, it also offers mountain views, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services, which is nice for first time visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. We find the kitchenette here to be a great way to get a good breakfast and save time and money. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • Horse riding
  • Spa/Wellness
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $276 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Morocco
  • Heated pool

The great guest rating of Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech is 8.80 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, skiing, a pool bar, room service, and a restaurant. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $276, and it's located at Km 12 Route d'Amizmiz. We also love the a fitness center, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, and mountain views which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Everyone loves a nice indoor pool, and the one here does not disappoint!

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Kitchen
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Tennis
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club


Hotel & Spa Riad Dar El Aila

Marrakech, Morocco
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $49 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A cool place is Hotel & Spa Riad Dar El Aila because it has great rooms that start at $49. It has an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a water park, and a restaurant, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 160 Derb El Ferane, Sidi Ahmed Soussi. Only a short distance from the city center, travelers will especially love a bar, parking, breakfast, hiking, and mountain views at this convenient hotel. The kids will love the water park, too. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Riad Jnan El Cadi

Marrakech, Morocco
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $64 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Riad Jnan El Cadi offers an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a water park, and a restaurant which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $64 (before taxes). It's located at 30 Derb El Cadi and has earned a guest rating of 9.40/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, parking, breakfast, hiking, and mountain views which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. We love the convenience of room service, and it's really nice here. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


Tigmi Nomade

Tahnaout, Morocco
Guest House with prices starting at $61 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Morocco
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Mohamed AIT TOUGANT 377 lot el Kairaouane, Tigmi Nomade has great rooms from $61 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a restaurant, and breakfast. It has a terrific 9.40 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find hiking, mountain views, a free breakfast, cooking classes, and a child pool which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Hiking
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Infinity pool


Auberge Kasbah Des Dunes

Merzouga, Morocco
Guest House with prices starting at $30 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Auberge Kasbah Des Dunes which has nice rooms starting at $30. Offering skiing, a restaurant, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, and mountain views, it also has a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Hassi Labied. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers rooms with kitchens, a free breakfast, city views, a game room, and free parking. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


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How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Morocco?

Morocco Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$82

Travelers to Morocco will have a large number of terrific first time trip accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of first time trip hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 627 first time trip hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $82. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Morocco.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $209
  • 4-star hotels: $95
  • 3-star hotels: $58
  • 2-star hotels: $35


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