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Located in the old Medina, this typical Moroccan guest house is just 10 minutes from Essaouira beach. It features a gallery with local artwork, and offers rooms with a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy authentic Moroccan cuisine at the Riad Alkhansaa. There is also roof-top terrace and a lounge area with free Wi-Fi internet access. The Alkhansaa Riad provides a 24-hour reception and an airport shuttle service. The Essaouira Airport is a 20-minute drive away.

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

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

Riad Al khansaa has been welcoming guests since 14 Dec 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Essaouira, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3

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Room type
1 large double bed
3 single beds
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Saidul
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were really great and place was clean and beautiful, location was also great
  • Miriam
    We really had a lovely stay at Riad Al Khansaa. Staff in particular Omar and Mangom were very friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Location was perfect, v close to the town ramparts. Breakfast was plentiful and tasty. Would...
  • Laura
    Very nice hotel with great service! Ever thing was clean and comfortable.
  • Renee
    Impressive Riad, quiet location but a short walk to beach. Great filling breakfast and the staff were delightful
  • Malgorzata
    Nice place in Medina. beautiful interior at home, great service like at home, simple and delicious breakfast
  • Marchoudi
    L emplacement est top,le personnel très accueillant et attentionné
  • Omnidrive
    Alojamiento muy centrico y con un salón espectacular y bonita decoración contemporanea. Hay una gran chimenea en una esquina, agradecida en época de invierno. Desayuno excepcional, con mucha variedad y abundancia!
  • Mmaroc
    Personale cordiale, premuroso e disponibile a soddisfare la minima richiesta Colazione marocchina nella norma senza sprechi Posizione strategica nel cuore della medina
  • Marcus
    klasse hotel - lage, ambiente, service - hier stimmt alles klare empfehlung für einen aufenthalt dachterasse und inneneinrichtung sind der hammer würde jederzeit wieder dorthin
  • Martin
    Sehr großes Zimmer, gab ein kostenloses Upgrade, sehr netter Chef, schöne Dachterasse, zentrale Lage, trotzdem ruhig
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, can i book a room with my boyfriend?

    hi no breakfast normal
    Answered on 18 October 2022
  • Is there a laundry facility? Is there wifi? Or internet access in the room?

    hi we have a washing machine there is also a laundry that works with the riad. At the level of the riad there is the wifi connection that captures muc..
    Answered on 16 March 2022
  • Is it possible for a moroccan non-married couple to book?

    hello you need to book two rooms separed best wishes mangom
    Answered on 9 August 2022
  • hi are there buses that run from the airport to your hotel? thanks Frank

    hello how are you sorry for the answer late we organise pickup marrakech airport 70 euros agadir airport 80 euros essaouira airport 20 euros best wishes mangom
    Answered on 17 January 2023
  • Do rooms have en-suite?

    yes we have best wishes
    Answered on 25 July 2023
  • Our flight will be landing in Marrakech. Is it be possible to arrange transfer from airport to the hotel for 3 people, how much would it cost? Thanks

    yes we can organize your transfer the price is 700 dhs if everything is ok you will have to send us the flight number and the arrival time by e-mail r..
    Answered on 1 March 2022
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Host Information

Host review score

nous sommes situés dans un quartier trés demandé à l'ancienne medina , prés des remparts de la skala , prés du musée non loin de la plage , prés du zawia des gnawas
Languages spoken: Arabic,English,Spanish,French,Italian,Russian

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Facilities of Riad Al khansaa
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Dressing room
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 2 per day.
    Reception services
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Express check-in/check-out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning services
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Executive lounge access
    • Tile/marble floor
    • Private entrance
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Languages spoken
    • Arabic
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Italian
    • Russian

    House rules

    Riad Al khansaa takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 09:00 to 23:00


    From 12:00 to 12:30



    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

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    License number: 44000MH0469

    FAQs about Riad Al khansaa

    • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Riad Al khansaa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Riad Al khansaa is 350 yards from the centre of Essaouira. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Room options at Riad Al khansaa include:

      • Double
      • Triple
      • Suite

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

      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Bicycle rental
      • Cooking class

    • Check-in at Riad Al khansaa is from 09:00, and check-out is until 12:30.