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18 Rue Ibnou Rochd, 44000 Essaouira, Morocco – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 242 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Palais Des Remparts.
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Terrace, Sun Deck
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fishing, Windsurfing, Hiking, Cycling, Solarium, Spa, Massage, Hot Tub, Turkish/Steam Bath, Bicycle Rental
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Buffet-Style Restaurant, Snack Bar, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 3 per day.
Room Service, 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, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon, VIP Room Facilities
Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Designated Smoking Area
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 3 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 35 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 2.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 242 reviews
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The Riad Malaika Hotel is located in the heart of the Essaouira Médina, just 55 yards from the beach. The hotel offers beauty and body treatments and free Wi-Fi access.
Score from 409 reviews Wonderful
Next to the ocean, the Mimouna is a traditional riad (Moroccan house) offering peaceful accommodations and a large terrace with panoramic sea views in Essaouira.
Score from 176 reviews Very good
In the heart of Essaouira, this hotel is in a house dating from the 19th century and is decorated in a traditional Moroccan style.
Score from 563 reviews Very good
On the beachfront in Essaouira, this 5-star hotel features 2 swimming pools, a fitness center and a spa with hammam. It offers air-conditioned guest rooms and some have a balcony.
Score from 625 reviews Very good
The staff were amazing. Kind (even when I questioned the bill-my falt I might add) and attentive. Breakfast on the terrace was great and we had lunch one day and it was really good. We would have eaten there more often but sadly they did not serve wine. Will definitely return.
The location was fantastic and staff really helpful:) recommend:)!
The setting just inside the medina is great and the best panoramic view from the terrace where a brilliant buffet breakfast is served. Our room was huge and the biggest bath ever! But it's the gentle attentiveness of all the staff that really made our stay such a pleasure.
The location is amazing and so is the view from the rooftop, as it looks over the ramparts and out sea. The bedrooms are nice and I would definitely say take advantage of the massive bath. The hotel staff are really helpful and they offer a free guided tour (2 days a week) around the medina. The guide did take us into two shops (argan oil and silver) but we didn't feel pressured and we just politely had a quick look round. We used the hammam which was a nice experience and we left the hotel feeling very relaxed.
There was a little bit of a strange smell in the bedroom but nothing that was a problem and it wouldn't put us off going there again. I booked in for a French manicure which was nice but not like a French manicure in England as the options of colours were quite bright. I paid for this at the end of the stay as it is added to your bill and was charged almost double as apparently I also had a hand massage (I just asked for a manicure)! They did take some money off but still paid more than the advertised price ... But the girl who did it was lovely!
fabulous room size and bathroom - loved heating as it was freezing in early feb
no bad experience
Great stay: staff, rooms, location, rooftop view, breakfast/food - excellent value for money
If I have to be picky, service was a bit slow on account of being understaffed, but given that I stayed in Feb, that's understandable
Very friendly helpful staff. Very comfortable room. Nice to have in room fridge. Excellent breakfast.
Excellent location, very nice and spacious room. Great terrace with sea view.
Beautiful room and hotel, great location and the hotel's guide Shae-Shae gave such depth to our understandable of Essaouira. His knowledge of the city's history was thorough and he was a joy to be around.
The staff were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. The view of the sea from our window was breathtaking. The food was delicious. Good breakfast included.
Sadly no alcohol served on the premises. We would certainly have eaten there more often if wine was served.
This riad is ideally situated just inside the madina. Easy to get to beaches for lovely long walks, several good restaurants serving wine (check menu board says 'carte du vin'), lovely big bath to soak off the sand after a day in the sun and wind. Breakfasts good, friendly staff.
Hotel offers a 3-Hour Free guided walking tour in The medina and harbour. Great - Highly recommended!
We had a room on the roof terrace - beautiful views. Lovely breakfast and very helpful and cheerful staff.
Confusion over the final bill - always take all booking docs.
Stylish building with tasteful decoration, excellent staff and a comfortable room.
Some furnishings were worn: lampshades, etc which spoilt the overall excellent effect.
Just to be allowed to be there.
There was nothing I did not like.
Great ocean and town views. Breakfast on the terrace. Friendly staff. In the Medina, yet still quiet. Call ahead so staff can met you at the Medina Entrance to get to the hotel.
Unsafe electrical heater in the room.
Friendly and professional stuff. Very good breakfasts (at the rooftops), excellent location & clean and very big room. Don't miss the hammam!
White clothes a bit aged.
Bathroom , big bed
Room too big for the small electric heater: it never really got warm. Next time I'll ask for a smaller room.
Amazing views, centrally located.
Everything was good.
We had the room on the rooftop with an excellent seaview. On the same level was the breakfast bar and evening bar - very convenient - and in no way were we disturbed by 'traffic'. Staff were absolutely charming and very dedicated - nothing was too much to ask. The bathtub was enormous, a real treat after a day of walking.
The wifi worked everywhere in the hotel but in our room. We had two small children, but could only accommodate one small bed, but main bed was big enough for 3! Water was sometimes cold, and in winter, a hot bath is essential, as it gets quite chilly at night. No central heating, but a small heater available.
GREAT WELCOME: Warmly welcomed and the majority of staff had a good level of English otherwise most also spoke French. INFORMATION: Thanks to Mme Rachida for providing lots of email contact prior to arrival and recommendations during our stay. Also had a free 3 hour tour guide who was excellent providing some great historical information and took us to some great sights. TRANSPORT: Thanks to Hossna for organising onward travel to the Atlas Mountains. LOCATION: Well located only a few minutes from the taxi rank / square and a couple of minutes from the Dar Skala with the impressive ramparts and lots of shops and restaurants. ROOMS: A good spacious room with nice bathroom and a small view of the sea from the corner of the window. Good sized TV. HOTEL FACILITIES: Super rooftop views where we had breakfast everyday, definitely one of the most impressive things of this hotel. Also a lovely entrance with the large courtyard looking up to the four floors. Only one small lift but also a staircase. SPA: Excellent Hamman and good Spa facilities run by Fatima-Ezzahra and her colleague Arbia. There was also a jacuzzi but we did not use this. FOOD: We only ate here on the first night where they put on a Christmas Eve dinner - a very large quantity of food and first introduction to Moroccan Cuisine. Great with entertainment of traditional Gnaoua music which is one of the major attractions of Essaouira with an annual festival. Good breakfast every morning with omelettes and pancakes, yoghurts and fruit. Essaouira is a magical place and very chilled out with lots of wonderful places to explore in the Medina and a vast beach to walk along. Overall a good hotel all the staff made us very welcome and we appreciated all their help and making our Christmas so special. Thank you and best wishes for 2015!
INFORMATION: Would be good to have had some additional information pamphlet / folder in our room of local attractions / recommendations. BEDROOM: A little outdated and think could do with a new lick of paint, new rugs, new curtains and a duvet that fitted the bed properly. Also smelt a bit damp but room was clean. TV did not really work very well and if it had a DVD built-in would have been a good addition. The heating issue could be better if they installed air conditioning.
Great location near to the main Madina square. We had a love room with an exceptionally large bath. The Riad had a lovely roof terrace which overlooks the harbour and sea.
Only an electric heater in the room during the cold nights.
The civility of the staff, bordering on delightful at times. if you smile they smile but if you dont they dont, so smile. The ladies who run the hotel are sweet and pleasant, and the guys, there were 2 main protagonists at the time, couldnt do enough, but this was at the end of the season, so there was not much for them to do. It would be teeming in season.
The time of year I went to stay in Essouaria was December 7th not a good time for hotel service it is all over by then. So I was led to believe, naively, that the restaurant would be open. It was opened for me alone, and I was offered food, but it was inedible. But they wanted me to have food. They are very kind people.
The staff are so friendly and helpful. The whole place is spotlessly clean. The food and service are to be highly recommended.
Seagulls watching me have breakfast 2 feet away
Really cheerful and happy staff. A beautiful building in a great location within very close proximity to the sound of the ocean. Good Moroccan breakfast - more than you can eat - unlike some riad's, especially in Marrakech, which serve just a flat bread, a yoghourt and a berber pancake. Have travelled Morocco a lot over many years and would definitely visit again if in Essaouria.
Nothing. All great. The only thing some visitors might comment on is that the Wi-fi is a tiny bit slow at times but hey - get a life - you're on holiday!
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