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Located in the Medina district in Marrakech, 100 yards from Djemaa El Fna, Riad Hôtel Essaouira features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property.

All rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Souk of the Medina is 350 yards from Riad Hôtel Essaouira, while Koutoubia is 550 yards from the property. Marrakech-Menara Airport is 2.5 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Marrakech, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Riad Hôtel Essaouira has been welcoming guests since 1 Jun 2016.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Marrakech, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast info

Continental, Halal, Gluten-free

Private parking available


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  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English
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Hosted by Hotel essaouira

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Hotel essaouira
Hotel-Riad Essaouira located in the Medina, is in a short distance from "Djemaa el Fna". It has been recently renovated to meet the expectations of our valued guests. This institution was built in the 1960s and has kept its good value and loyal customers.. The rooms are spread around a beautiful patio, fountain in the middle and carved cedar ceiling-, the thing that makes it a unique experience of its own. If you are looking for peace and tranquility after a long day walking amongst the Marrakech Medina streets, then you have to visit hotel Essaouira. It's terrace is offering a slendid view over la medina and the Koutoubia mosque. You can also have a cup of tea while enjoying a sun bath. It is a quality address.
Languages spoken: Arabic,German,English,Spanish,French
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Explore Marrakech's 1000-year-old city centre, where colorful bazaars, ancient palaces, and winding streets abound.

What's nearby
  • Djemaa El Fna
    0.1 miles
  • Souk of the Medina
    0.2 miles
  • Dar Si Said Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Koutoubia Mosque
    0.3 miles
  • Mouassine Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Bahia Palace
    0.4 miles
  • Boucharouite Museum
    0.4 miles
  • El Badi Palace
    0.4 miles
  • Moulay El Yazid Mosque
    0.5 miles
  • Le Jardin Secret
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Saadian Tombs
    0.5 miles
  • Marrakech Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Cyber Park
    0.5 miles
  • The Orientalist Museum of Marrakech
    0.5 miles
  • Menara Mall
    1.3 miles
  • Place du 16 Novembre
    1.3 miles
  • Majorelle Gardens
    1.5 miles
  • Yves Saint Laurent Museum
    1.6 miles
  • Marrakesh Train Station
    1.9 miles
  • Menara Gardens
    2.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Lala takerkoust
    21.7 miles
  • Mountain Ourika
    24.9 miles
Closest airports
  • Marrakech-Menara Airport
    2.8 miles
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Facilities of Riad Hôtel Essaouira
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Live music/performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hair styling
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair cut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
Media & Technology
  • Computer
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 2 per hour.
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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House rules Riad Hôtel Essaouira takes special requests - add in the next step!


13:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


00:00 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club Riad Hôtel Essaouira accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 09:00.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note that any reservation of 5 Rooms or more may result in special conditions .
( Partial Prepayment 10% required )

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Riad Hôtel Essaouira in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

License number: 40000MH1145

FAQs about Riad Hôtel Essaouira

  • Check-in at Riad Hôtel Essaouira is from 13:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Guests staying at Riad Hôtel Essaouira can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Riad Hôtel Essaouira by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Room options at Riad Hôtel Essaouira include:

    • Single
    • Triple
    • Quadruple
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • The prices at Riad Hôtel Essaouira may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Riad Hôtel Essaouira is 0.8 miles from the centre of Marrakech.

  • Riad Hôtel Essaouira offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Pub crawls
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Live music/performance
    • Beauty Services
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Make up services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Hair cut
    • Hair colouring
    • Hair styling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Light therapy
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area