Al Alia V palace

Al Alia V palace

Rabat, Morocco

The height of oriental refinement

Walls finished in tadelakt, a traditional plaster from the Marrakech region; marble floors edged with zellig; traditional enamels; suspended ceilings made of sculpted cedar or fibrous plasterwork... On the heights of Rabat, Al Alia stands out like a palace from The Arabian Nights.

Owned by the Sheikh of Dubai, it comprises four separate buildings, three of them restored and one newly built. Comprising three blocks forming two independent wings, the new building houses twelve suites, lounges and, in the basement, a fitness complex with swimming pool, hammam and sauna, combining the height of luxury with a respect for oriental tradition.


To meet its client's requirements, particularly regarding the quality of finish, BYMARO called on the services of nearly 150 Moroccan craftsmen to successfully complete the finishing works and decoration of the Al Alia Palace.

Key data
  • Product line: Hotels
  • Main Contractor: BYMARO
  • Handover: 2005
  • Architect: NAGA ARCHITECTS
  • Client: Dubaï Office
  • Key figures:
    • 12 luxury suites
    • 80 Moroccan craftsmen
    • 60 marble workers