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17 rue Zayan, 44100 Essaouira, Morocco – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 420 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Riad Malaïka.
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Windsurfing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Solarium, Massage, Bicycle Rental
Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 3.60 per day.
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Grocery Deliveries, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Italian, French, Spanish, English, Arabic
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 6 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 20 per person per night for extra beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
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Based on 420 reviews
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Set on the city wall, this beautiful riad offers a rooftop terrace overlooking the old medina (historic quarter) of Essaouira.
Score from 147 reviews Wonderful
The grand Palais Des Remparts is in the heart of the medina (historic quarter) of Essaouira, only 3 minutes from the beach. It is a stylish hotel and serves traditional Moroccan cuisine.
Score from 203 reviews Excellent
La Fontaine Bleue is situated 10 minutes’ from the beach, in the heart of Essaouira and offers a terrace with a panoramic sea view. Guests are free to relax by the fireplace or in the Moroccan lounge....
Score from 240 reviews Wonderful
For a unique experience, Casa Lila offers a tranquil haven in the heart of the medina (historic quarter) in Essaouira.
Score from 203 reviews Wonderful
The riad is beautifully restored with plenty of charm and comfort. The staff were warm and friendly and the in house chef was especially amazing.We'd recommend it to anyone without a hesitation.
friendly welcome, excellent breakfast, beautiful room, perfect location, sun terrace
our stay was too short!
Beautiful riad with very helpful staff, highly recommended it.
Well appointed accomodations, professional and helpful staff, special touches for breakfast - lemon cake with orange and lemon zest, yogurt with mint and almond, fresh flowers... What a treat!
So much marble is a little cilly, but the fire warmed everything up very nicely.
The best! Sylvie and Piermark = Thank you. Magnifique! :) Like all businesses. Start with the people. The owners, above, run this riad with incredible passion and care. Equally their team. The best. Attending to every need and always on hand with a smile, a greeting, offers of advise, refreshments. You cannot put a price on this service level. You cannot buy what these people give you. They care. It's a people thing. Now. The food. What they create in that small, (immaculate), kitchen is incredible. It is 5* eating. The dinner is, like the headline, exceptional. Read the other reviews and Trip Ad. Essaouira is lovely. And Malaika is the way to stay! Thank you for everything.
- Friendly, helpful staff - Excellent cooking - Cosy, unique atmosphere - Quiet surroundings close to lots of restaurants, cafés and shops
- Cold (in January) - No safe
Comfortable rooms with very good service. It was the best riad I found over my trip in Morocco.
A beautiful riad with very helpful staff. Wonderful food. Perfect location. Can't wait to go back!
Staff Location Ambiance Food
The design, friendliness of staff, excellent service and location.
Some of the room amenities could be sorted - shower space gets wet easily in the room we stayed in and flush was a bit haphazard.
Wonderful experience in a beautiful, carefully run Riad in the heart of the medina. There is no ocean view, but I prefer the views into the city anyway. Best hotel/riad breakfast we had in our two weeks in Morocco, thanks to the guiding hands of the gracious French proprietors
Walking past the kitchen made me hungry at all hours of the day.
the accommodation is exquisite and tastefully done. The staff are very helpful and courteous. We had a dinner in this riad and the food was excellent and beautifully presented. One of our favorite meals in Morocco. .
There was nothing to dislike.
Wonderful welcome. Food fantastic. Excellent reception for wi-fi.
Warm welcome, clean rooms, good breakfast and excellent location.
Such style and comfort and total luxury The breakfast was simply wonderful and different everyday Our evening meal cooked by an incredible chef would be worthy of a Michelin Star. Honestly !
Not having a sea view
Breakfasts were amazing Really Friendly staff Comfy bed Right in the middle of the Medina
Loved our stay at malaika. Met at bus depot as promised and escorted to the riad. Had pre-ordered dinner as recommended in previous reviews, not disappointed as it was excellent as was breakfast. Location was great for exploring and a haven to return to.
Room could be somewhat noisy depending on other guests and whether they smoked and used cell phones in the courtyard area
The best breakfasts we had in Morocco and we had an amazing dinner wonderfully presented. Friendly place with easy walks to ramparts, port, souks and beach
The riad is very conveniently located, the welcome is warm and the decor is beautiful
While the authenic tiling was lovely, the bathroom floor appeared quite dirty and was a bit offputting.
Absolutely perfect. We were met at the bus station at no cost to us. The owners greeted us and knew that my wife had a gluten intolerance so they made her gluten free bed. We had the dinner and it was the best we have eaten in morocco.
Nothing to dislike
We had a nice stay. Friendly staff who were really offering the best service. Enjoy a nice three course meal at the riad and wake up to a satisfying breakfast.
lovely décor and location within the medina walls. friendly and helpful staff. food wonderful - breakfast available any time you like! good value for money for quality of restaurant
nothing it was wonderful
We loved this raid which has a very special touch, attention to detail and amazing decor, perfect placed inside the medina. Piermark and Sylvie are very friendly and ready to help you. We even got a lovely cake:) thank you again !!
Nothing , all was perfect!
The amazing welcoming greetings and culinary delights. The location, the attentive service and comfort of the riad was beyond expectations. THANK YOU a millions times.
Good location, nice staff and good WIFI connection.
Bathrooms are quite small with hand-held shower. No shower curtain so bathroom was soaked after each shower.
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