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35 Derb Abd Errahmane Edakhil, 40000 Essaouira, Morocco – Show map
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Terrace, Sun Deck
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 3.50 per day.
Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
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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 577 reviews Excellent
This traditional riad is located in Essaouira, on the central square, Place Moulay Hassan, just 330 yards from the beach. It has a roof terrace with sea views and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 192 reviews Excellent
On the seafront, a 5-minute walk from Essaouira Port, this hotel is designed around a large outdoor swimming pool. It offers spa facilities, 3 restaurants and 2 bars, and free Wi-Fi in public areas.
Score from 299 reviews Excellent
Located in the historic centre, Riad Dar Maya is a luxury guest house with a rooftop terrace, a hot tub and a library. Guests can also enjoy the steam bath or a massage treatment, at a surcharge.
Score from 125 reviews Wonderful
Great location in the middle of the medina, step out into the market stalls and the bustling streets but set back down a side street so a lovely quiet nights sleep. Only 5 minutes walk from the square and the fishing port and less than 10 mins from the beach. Loads of space - each room-suite is a floor of the riad, with bedroom bathroom and sitting area. Wonderful, plentiful breakfast every morning and friendly welcoming staff, nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely stay here again!
Only minor downside is that the riad can be a little difficult to find, down a little alley on the side street. The local residents were very friendly and helpful and pointed us in the right direction. The final alley is a little un-welcoming but don't be put off!
Very frienly people, well located, nice room! This was our second stay and we will definitly come back whenever we visit Essaouira. Hassan is like a father, he takes good care of his guests!
Me and my boyfriend had a really great time at this Riad. Perfect location in the center of the medina. Rooms are super cosy and clean and there is a beautiful terass with view over the medina. Hassan and his crew are super friendly and helped us out with the information we needed. They also served really good breakfast! I would totally recommend this place if you're looking for a place to stay in Essaouira!
The layout was great, with one nicely furbished guest space with a sitting room per floor. The manager was very friendly and efficient - we felt right at home!
I like the interior of the Riad The breakfast was very good and a lot The stuff was very welcoming, friendly and helpful
Not that I didn't like, but be ready to hear your neighbours
The staff is very helpful and friendly, the breakfast is tasty and consistent, and the location is excelletn.
The road is up an alley that smells like a toilet. I had the room at the top and the bathroom was tiny. No ventilation or ac a part from a window that opened out onto a communal area.
Manager Hassan was very friendly and welcoming, very nice Moroccan breakfast prepared freshly by Hassan and his wife every morning, central location in the Medina only half hour walk to end of sandy beach where watersports rental and beach bars are
Honeymoon room we were in was quite bright in the mornings as the frosted windows did not have curtains, shower/bathroom was also quite crampt
The manager and his wife were very warm and friendly. Always greeting you with a smile and a friendly boujour. The Riad was beautiful with an excellent terrace with a good view. I would recommend this Riad to anyone.
Hassan was incredibly welcoming and met us straight off the bus from Marrakech which helped as the Riad can be difficult to find initially. It in a great location, only a few minutes walk from the main square and a number of delicious restaurants. The breakfast was by far the best we had throughout our whole time in Morocco - bread, jams, honey, yoghurt, msimen (moroccan pancakes), fresh pastries, fruit and omelette. Delicious!! Wifi was good and every evening we were greeted with mint tea and chilled in the communal living room - very nice atmosphere! We will definitely stay here again next time we are in Essaouira and thoroughly recommend it for a more personal and welcoming atmosphere!!
Great little Riad! Hassan was a fantastic host who made us feel very welcome, prepared a beautiful breakfast each day and recommended some great restaurants and activities. He also let us use the room until 2pm on the day we left as I was not feeling well. My only hesitation was that it was hard to find initially (down a side street with no sign) but once the guide took us there for first time (for a small tip) and we knew where we were going it was easy to locate and very central. We stayed in the honeymoon suite with the extra balcony so used that but also used the roof terrace which was lovely in the sun.
As it was with the sister riad, Dar Najat, in Marrakech, the service and the comfort of this riad were simply excellent. The breakfast was plentiful and we almost didn't need lunch. The riad is also very quiet with only 4 rooms and nicely ventilated so we slept very well in our comfortable, clean bed. We received help with making additional arrangement and everything went very smoothly. Absolutely recommend it to anyone traveling to Essaouira on a smaller budget but looking for a great, clean, comfortable accommodation.
It is tucked away in the non-descript, smelly back alley so it can seem a bit dodgy. However during the day you will see the little kids, cats and neighborhood dog roaming around. And in the evening it is very well lit so you wouldn't feel it unsafe by any means.
The Riad is a good value for money - the room was comfortable and very clean, quiet and pleasant to stay in
The alley is quite small and it is difficult to find the place since there is no sign on the door. There isn't much natural light coming in.
Hassan is the soul of this riad - thank you my friend.
Welcoming and quiet. .Central location good very breakfast.. lovely terrace. .Highly recommended!
This is my second time coming to riad bab Essaouria. It is very central and nicely presented with nice well maintained furniture and decoration. Breakfasts were excellent. There is a roof sun terrace which is great when not too windy. Hassan, the host, is the reason to choose this riad, with his friendly manner, good English and French, and the time and help he has made available.
Great Staff, very kind and available to serve.
Not enough privacy in the base floor room-studio. Not enough natural light inside.
Hassan was very nice and helpful. He picked us up at the parking and went on a half day trip with us to the argan cooperatives and showed us the region. The rooms are very nice and comfortable. There is no WiFi on the top room where we stayed but that's no big deal. There is a great view from the top terrace over the roofs of the medina! Breakfast was very good.
Great little Riad that had such a lovely homely feel to it and incredibly friendly and welcoming staff. Felt like we were staying at someones house, authentic Moroccan experience! Hassan met us at the bus station and arranged for our tickets back to Marrakech too. Had 3 lovely nights here in November and cannot recommend it enough. Its also just off one of the main shopping streets and near restaurants, and although the kids bang drums in the street outside it is very quiet in the building and seems hidden away from everything.