Barcelo Casablanca Hotel
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After a harrowing eight hour journey on Royal Air Maroc, we arrived at Mohammed V Casablanca airport. The airline was comically terrible. It was 80 degrees the whole time, the seat "recline" button was permanently depressed, there was no a/c, the bathroom doors lacked knobs, stewardesses would randomly serve or not serve passengers water, and there …
We really only spent a short time in Casablanca but I think we saw the best of the city. The highlight of our tour was the huge and beautiful Hassan II Mosque which is the largest mosque in
Morocco and one of the largest in the world. Its minarate alone soars to nearly 700 feet and a total of 105,000 worshippers can gather for prayer at the …
Woke up at 3am and really didn't get back to sleep again – my internal alarm clock is working too well. Got out of bed about 6am, showered and finished King Arthur while I waited for the guy to arrive to make my breakfast. Coffee, roti bread and pancakes with jam.
Got lucky with the taxi – I wasn’t even …
... arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">As we got closer to the coast, a welcome breeze greeted us. Soon, the spectacular mosque came into view. It was completed in 1993. There is a huge plaza in front of it. I imagined it full, with 80,000 kneeling followers at Eid Al- Fitr, the end of Ramadan.
... is widely spoken by the resident Arabs. Then think of "Casablanca" and the question comes thick and fast: "Why were the yanks here?" - I know it was to do with the Second World War....beyond that...my knowledge is scant....still blaming my history teacher who focused on the Normans and the Vikings!
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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