Stay in the heart of Essaouira Excellent location – show map

This property is a 4-minute walk from the beach. Located in Essaouira, Riad Saltana welcomes you in the characteristic setting of the medina. It offers easy access to the beach, that are located 1,650 feet away from the accommodations. The riad features 2 rooftop terraces overlooking the ocean.

The riad offers comfortable rooms with a unique decoration and a characteristic oriental style.

After a day of visits in and around the medina, enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the terrace of the riad.

The riad enjoys a great location to make the most of the cultural attractions of the medina and the beach.

This is our guests' favorite part of Essaouira, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Riad Saltana has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 2, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Essaouira, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental


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4 reasons to choose Riad Saltana

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Plage d'Essaouira

    8.3 Very good beach
    1,600 feet from property
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Host Info

9.3
Host Review Score

In the old medina of Essaouira (Mogador), close to the ramparts and to the souks, you will find the Riad SALTANA with one of the most beautiful terraces with panoramic ocean view. The riad is a charming old house, with double and triple rooms. You can also enjoy another terrace sheltered from the wind on an intermediate floor. You will find the architecture of traditional Moroccan houses in Moorish style, Greco Roman columns and arches with exposed stone, but also all the comfort for a nice stay. All rooms have a private bathroom. You can enjoy your breakfast or meals on either of the two terraces. Free WIFI on the ground floor.
Geraldine gets you in this riad entirely refurbished in May 2015 according to European quality standards, riad with a great location for those who want to reside quietly in the heart of the city.
The riad is located in a quiet street and yet in the heart of shopping and restaurants, not far from the beautiful promenade on the ramparts where you can admire the ancient canons, and close to the Museum of Essaouira.
Languages spoken: Arabic,English,French
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Essaouira’s old town or "Medina" is surrounded by an ancient city wall. Browse the souks to see what they're selling before stopping at a cafe or bar.

What's nearby
  • Golf de Mogador
    3.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Plage d'Essaouira
    1,600 feet
  • Cap Sim Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Essaouira Mogador Airport
    9.1 miles
How to get to Riad Saltana from Essaouira Mogador Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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Amenities of Riad Saltana
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 3 per day.
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Riad Saltana takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 7 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 7 and up are allowed)

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 9:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

License number: 44000HT0088

FAQs about Riad Saltana

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Riad Saltana.

  • Check-in at Riad Saltana is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Riad Saltana may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Riad Saltana can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Solarium
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class
    • Beach

  • Room options at Riad Saltana include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple

  • Riad Saltana is 800 feet from the center of Essaouira.

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

    • Taxi 25min