This is my first visit,. Is the hotel walking distance to the city centre or the market square ? Is shopping and nightlife nearby ? Thanks
yes it's about 15min walk to the djema el fnaa market square. there's also a lovely mall called the "menara mall" which is roughly a 12 min walk as well and there are lots of restaurants in front of it.
outside the hotel you have taxis which you could take to a street called "Mohammed V" we found that it's a bustling street with all sorts and busy at night. don't pay more than 20 or 30 dhirams as the cab fare though.
another popular street is "Mohammed VI" where you can just take a horse and carriage at night from outside the hotel. quite nice at night. we bargained and paid 120 dhirams for that. If you book it as a tour you pay about 220 dhirams.
My advice is you have to haggle when paying for most things and always think " would I pay that amount in the UK for that? lol"
have a great time out there
p.s book a couple of tours at the hotel reception , average price around 350 dhirams but depending on which you choose some could be much higher
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