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Fishing, Windsurfing, Hiking, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Fitness Center, Solarium, Spa, Massage, Bicycle Rental, Bikes Available (free), Library
Food & Drink
Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu, 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 2 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, Lockers, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Suit Press, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Newspapers, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Hypoallergenic room available, Designated Smoking Area
Italian, French, Spanish, English, Arabic
From 8:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 7 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 12 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
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This Riad is in the center of Essaouira just steps from the port and beach. Each traditional Moroccan room at the Riad Chakir Mogador has a private bathroom and a sitting area.
Score from 440 reviews Very good
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 189 reviews Excellent
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 174 reviews Excellent
Located a 5-minute drive from Taghart beach, Residence Lalla Amina offers a self-catering apartment featuring a terrace, equipped kitchen, and living room with satellite TV.
Score from 5 reviews Good
The location of this riad was really central for the beach, tourist shops & stalls, and restaurants. It's decor is very typical of Moroccan riads. Breakfast was delicious and huge portions. Staff we're friendly and helpful. Our room was huge and a lovely size for 2 adults & a young child.
Although a great central location, our room was right over the Main Street of the medina and therefore very noisy in the evening. Although the staff would come in, make the bed & out clean towels out, they did appear to clean the room every day. We used the coffee table and sofa bed to sit on and eat with our child sometimes and the floor needed cleaning more often than it was as we stayed for six nights.
The location is great: on one of the main 2 roads in the Medina. It got a bit noisy during the night if the windows were open, but the noise calmed down after midnight. The staff helped us with the main points of interest in the Medina and around. The breakfast was great: on the terrace and very delicious! Totally recommended!
The guests have to come back to the hotel by midnight (even though it says in the B&B description there is a 24-hour reception.
Good value for room, but no communal lounge or refrigerator. Rooms are big and basic. Go to the hostel and talk to the staff they may give you a cheaper place for the room.
Staff was friendly, but didnt want to go out of their way to help you with anything besides giving directions.
This is my second time to Riad Etoile D'essaouira and even better than before. They helped us to get into the medina from the airport, very professional.Clean, excellent breakfast, very helpful and friendly host.For sure will be back.
Located inside the Medina. Friendly staff. Delicious breakfast on the roof terrace. Various room sizes. Some accommodate 4 guests. Great riad for families, group of friends, budget oriented travelers.
Breakfast , fresh oj
No English tv Channels , no news cnn tooooooooooooo much , many porn sites on reg tv
The hospitality was great. We had our room at the 3rth floor, but our luggage was carried. The room was nice, the bed was allright, could have been a bit bigger, but all over very nice. They cleaned every day and we felt at home. It is located in the middle of the medina and we only had to step out of the door to enjoy Essaouira. I am always very early in the morning but as soon they saw me a cup of coffee was fixed!
It is very windy in Essaouira and when you're not in the sun early in the morning it is unpleasant. The terrace where breakfast is served has very nice parasols. Unfortunately almost everyone had to sit in the wind and shadow which wasn't too comfortable. And although it is common it would be nice to serve next to the sweets some other things with breakfast
Lovely effort made by the owner and staff, one of the best places to stay inside the medina, free internet, lovely breakfasts on roof terrace, very quiet ryad (guest house with about 20 rooms located around spiral staircase with some eating area downstairts). Right in the heart of the Souk (market) but you can't even hear / see it if you don't want to...
No tea making facilities and you can't get any passed the breakfast time. Advertised free bycicle rental is rather expensive, and you just do not need it there, many staff do not speak any English.
WiFi almost non-functional, only on terrace
The place itself was beautiful, breakfast
Difficult to find the place, a man had to guided us
Great breakfast! Good location! The room was plenty big and clean! The internet was pretty inconsistent, but overall a really great stay!
The staff were all very helpful and provided clear details both before (e mail) and during my stay. The location is really good being inside the Medina and a short walk from loads of things to see and do. The Riad also helped with booking activities such as horse riding- which was an excellent experience. Inside the Riad is very ornate and well decorated, my room was nice, comfortable, warm and quiet - so a good night's sleep - followed by a nice breakfast up on the Terrace where you could look out across the Medina - great start to the day. Would very much recommend to people to stay - and there are lots of different sizes of rooms to cater for people sharing.
The riad is quite lovely inside. I especially loved the colors and decor of my room on the third floor. Breakfast in the morning was tastey, with bread, croissants eggs and Moroccan crepes. Clean, comfy and easy to locate.
My friend couldn't get the hot water to work in our room, but I didn't try, so perhaps she just got confused.
Hospitality.Excellent dinner. Good advice on hikes.Not pushy about guides.Room cosy,bed comfy.Roof terrace. Hot water.
In winter(december)rooms very cold and no heating. A sort of small fire/incinerator in bedroom had to be constantly stoked with chopped wood for warmth.On second night the fire in the main living/dining room was not lit so very cold and forced to retreat early to bed.
Staff were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable - nothing was too much trouble. Advised on taxi's and restaurants. Much appreciated
Was clean. Close to shopping.
No one offered to help carry my luggage up three flights of stairs. Satellite tv was a joke. Ad was they take credit cards, but when I checked out I was told the machine didn't work, until I told them I had no other way to pay. On the last day after breakfast on sick and ended up throwing up all day. There is no restaurant at the Riad. Lot of noise on the front room.
Exceptionally friendly staff, went out of their way to serve an early breakfast for us at 6.30 am!