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28 Rue Malek Ben El Morahhal, 44000 Essaouira, Morocco – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 105 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Riad l'Ayel d'Essaouira.
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Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Express Check-in/Check-out, Babysitting/Child Services
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
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Based on 105 reviews
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Located 1 km from Essaouira City Centre, Résidence Louzani is just 50 metres from the beach. It offers modern apartments with panoramic views of the sea and free Wi-Fi access.
Score from 231 reviews Wonderful
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
Featuring a panoramic view of the sea, La Casa Del Mar offers a patio, a furnished, rooftop terrace and a traditionally-decorated living room with a fireplace.
Score from 114 reviews Very good
Vent des Dunes is in a residential neighborhood a 2-minute walk from the beach. It offers rooms with private bathrooms, a grounds area and restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available in some commonul areas.
Score from 266 reviews Very good
welcome drinks provided Staff were very friendly
bit noisy at night no English speaking staff
Location close to supratours and the souks. Easy to find off the main street. Helpful instructions before arrival. Delicious supper. Pretty terrace area.
Noisy with the window open as no air con. No soap.
suite was very nice, and the personal was amazing. Even though their english isnt perfect, but you can quite easilly communicate with them. They even prepared us breakfast at 6am while normally they dont do it that early.
it was wet in the room and cloths wasnt drying at all
Decor beautiful. Quiet and relaxing, secluded location in centre of medina. Great music! Friendly & welcoming host who sourced 2 CD's for me of music I'd heard and liked playing in riad. It has won awards and I'm not surprised! Felt like home and a welcome sanctuary. Nearby bakery where you can buy fresh baked baguettes for 1 dirham (7p!)
Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast is very good, the bread was so warm and the coffee was really nice. The roof and its view were beautiful and comfortable. The location was very convenient (very close to Supratours bus terminal).
Staff were excellent
Superb location - 30 seconds from the main street Great breakfast Friendly owners Bedroom and bathroom were enormous. Incredible value for money!
A few more toiletries would be nice but this is nit picking!
Essaouria is very small - the riad is just located in an alley way off the main shopping street so its very convenient of walking around. However it is a very tricky place to find - I would ask them to meet you at the bus station on arrival. Harty breakfast very morning. WiFi works well in the rooms. Consistent hot water and good water pressure.
The bed and linens looked clean but over night we got serious mosquito bites! This was weird because we didn't think there were any mosquitoes and they were definitely not bed bugs. But I would wear a long shirt to sleep just in case. There is not staff at the road after hours - they only leave a contact number for you to call, this could be a safety concern for some people but we were OK.
The room was fine, breakfast too and the location as well, arrival was fine as well.
Apart from the arranged breakfast time there is nobody there and on our last day we had arranged to pick up our suitcases at a certain time, but nobody was there while the taxi driver was waiting at the other side of the city wall and we had a very stressfull leaving running to advise the taxi driver we could not get hold of our luggage.
First day there was a bad smell in the room coming out of the sewage pipes - but we fixed it by covering drains in the shower and sink.
Fairly quiet location even though in the heart of the medina. Nice roof terrace to have breakfast on. Staff were pleasant and helpful.
No windows to room which meant it was airless and fairly dark without the lights on, no windows to bathroom either. No sign for riad on the main road though there was for other riads in the same alleyway..
Fantastic place, friendly staff. Great breakfasts and a lovely roof terrace.
A little bit difficult to find, the map on booking.com was incorrect.
A great location, very nice people and an overall fantastic stay.
Our room was a little musty and a bit cramped, but the rest of the Riad made up for it with charm and great service.
Fabulous fodd for dinner and breakfast cooked on the spot by the hard working and friendly housekeeper. Room was comfortable and immacuate best place I have stayed in Morocco.
beautiful room, central location, bicycle parking no problem
The staff was really friendly and accommodating.
The mattress was quite hard. It was too spartan for me and I had to change accommodations.
Nice place in the heart of the medina and close to the beach.
Wifi on the second floor rooms poor
My friend and I had a fabulous stay in Essaouira thanks to this charming Riad, the manager Lachen was very helpful, friendly and attentive,the location is excellent and the atmosphere is very homely and relaxing. We would definitely recommend this place and would stay here again ourselves. Also we were booked into the small Mogadar room - which was lovely, but got upgraded free of charge to a much larger nicer room for our last night!