Rabat Nightlife Walk, Rabat (Self Guided)

Rabat nightlife is very strict. Within the city, drinking alcohol is taboo and it is forbidden to advertise alcohol in any way. So there are few options in a bar with respect to alcohol in Rabat, but you can still enjoy a great night. Most of the bars are located within hotels, but there are bars in other places too. There are also places for non-alcoholic fun, usually involving locals. Nevertheless, this is a fine walk to take in order to see some western-style bars.
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Rabat Nightlife Walk Map

Guide Name: Rabat Nightlife Walk
Guide Location: Morocco » Rabat (See other walking tours in Rabat)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Author: alice
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Tour Hassan

1) Tour Hassan (must see)

One of the most popular night spots within a hotel is the bar-lounge of the Tour Hassan Hotel. It is open to everybody who wants to spend a pleasant evening with friends. The atmosphere within is very warm and welcoming. They serve great drinks and the staff is very helpful.
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Le Bar XO

2) Le Bar XO

Le Bar XO is located within the Le Diwan Rabat Hotel. It is a bar-lounge with a cozy atmosphere. It offers great cocktails and every evening there is live music, usually jazz, but also blues and French chansons. It is a great place to spend a lovely evening with a friend or just rest after a day of wandering within the city.
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Balima Bar and Nightclub

3) Balima Bar and Nightclub

Hotel Balima Bar and Nightclub is a very nice and relaxed nightspot, offering its guests a truly chic atmosphere. It is an American bar where you will find a warm and musical atmosphere and a mid-sized Oriental disco club. The terrace in front of the hotel has a great view of Rabat's nightlife.
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Le Grand Comptoir

4) Le Grand Comptoir

Le Grand Comptoir is a French restaurant with a very friendly bar upstairs. The atmosphere within is very relaxing. They serve good alcohol and at night they have live jazz and African music. The place is crowded, especially on weekends. The bar is open every day of the week.
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Amnesia

5) Amnesia

Amnesia is the most popular nightclub in Rabat. It has an American decor and a diner-style backroom. The music is a mix of local DJs’ work and top charts. The dance floor is rather big and the atmosphere most welcoming. It is better to dress more conservatively than is customary in Europe or North America. The club works every night and admission for women is free.

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Rabat-Salé Walk

Rabat-Salé Walk

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Travel Distance: 2.1 km
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Travel Distance: 3.1 km
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Travel Distance: 5.2 km
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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Rabat for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Rabat has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Rabat, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.