We found La Tangerina on Tripadvisor earlier this year and decided to have a one night trip over to Tanger from Spain to spend one night in the old Medina. This turned out to be an excellent choice and a super spice to our 2w in Spain.
We are a familiy of 5, children age 8,11 and 13. When departing from Spain we took the speedboat from Tarifa bringing us directly into the old city where one easily can walk (uphill) to La Tangerina (estimate 25+ min). Unfortunately we made a "slight" detour into the modern city, but then saw a bit more than we would have otherwise.
Upon our arrival we were greeted by friendly staff who made sure to help us feel at home. We ordered in house food on the roof toop terrace that evening which turned out to be a great choice.
The best thing for us was that the hotel was on top of the hill in the Medina (in the corner) where it was quiet, yet you were already in the Medina and within 10 min you would be in the centre of the old Medina.
I must comment on the great roof terrace. This turned out much better than we thought from the photos. You really have a 360 view of Tanger and the Medina and Atlantic oceah from the top of the terrace. Sitting on the 2nd from the top terrace you have a magnificent view of the ocean which really bring peac to mind. The staff were very attentive and the waiter that we encountered the most and who served and excellent breakfast made our stay really pleasent.
I can indeed recommend La Tangerina to anyone who would like a small, friendly hotel in the old Medina with a superb roof terrace, easy access to the Medina, safe. We have three blond kids and did not see very many other tourist when we were there, no kids and was up front prepared for a bit of hustling. This turned out totally wrong. We were not hustled at all, things worked great, potentially because we might seem to know where we were going or that we were very clear that we did not want to be sold, or to view any special deals. The Medina itself was great with it's alleys and narrow streets. Not all easy to find your way through, but not that difficult either.
The small break in our vacation and stay at La Tangerina is something I can truly recommend. Enjoy a magical dinner at the roof terrace, soak in the atmosphere and the day after have a nice and lazy breakfast whilst looking out on to the atlantic and listen to the singing calling for prayer at the mosque. Truly great.
- Also Known As:
- La Tangerina Tangier
- La Tangerina Hotel Tangier