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Rue Sidi Magdoul 9, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Riad Baladin
Ranked #9 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Riad Baladin is a gem! White-washed, relaxed, elegantly and tastefully appointed. A wonderful jacuzzi to soak in before bedtime. Breakfast was delicious, served on a terrace with a view of the ocean. The room was very clean, bright and airy. The beds were comfortable. We called when we arrived in Essaouira and Claudia met us at the car. She showed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 5 days at the Riad Baladin and loved every minute of it. Claudia and Axelle were both fantastic. Axelle met us at the Supratours bus station as we made our way to Essaouira from Marrakech which was very helpful as we had no idea where we were going. On our arrival Claudia sat with us and showed us... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gen in Essaouira's streets, in centre ( almost ) of the Medina this place is luxuriously equipped, tastefully decorated and secure. The management were helpful and the rooms cleaned regularly and well. The breakfasts on the roof - well suffice it to say I did not want them to end. A really special place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple of days in the Riad Baladin and enjoyed it very much. In the morning you woke up by the noise of the sea and the seagulls and then started with a great break breakfast. From there you could dive "prepared" into the Medina. There was no problem that our daughters could go out as well (14,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

From our first steps inside Riad Baladin we were blown away by the tranquil, stylish, and beautiful interior. Our expectations were exceeded further by the manager, Nicole, who made the effort to pick us up from the bus station and guide us to the Riad. She even took the time to explain to us, and mark on a map, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A big thanks to Nicole and her wonderful staff for their warm welcome and a pleasant, comfortable stay with my tour group in May 2014. Before we headed to our blissful, white washed, beachy-style rooms, Nicole took the time to fully inform us of Essaouira, great places to visit, eat and see…accompanied by a pocket map…very practical. The rooms were... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Riad Baladin; Nicole and her team were very welcoming to us and Nicole took time on both days to sit with us and help us come up with itineraries. She gave us some good recommendations. Our room ('chambre blanche') was beautiful and light, with a very relaxed and beachy vibe appropriate for Essaouira. The... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

What can I say about Riad Baladin, but absolutely beautiful. My husband, son and myself stayed there for a week. We wanted a holiday where we would see enough culture and also be able to relax, due to our hectic working life in the city (London). Well I could not have asked for anything more. Nicole was just so accommodating... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We read the reviews for this place and we were not disappointed. It really is a hidden gem. The Riad is less than 10 minutes walk from the Supratours stop and two minutes from the main shopping street. As for Baladin? It is delightful. From the decoration to the ladies and gent that run it. The rooms are stylish, super... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I visited Essaouira once myself and decided to show this cool place to my wife. This is why I had to select a special, 'right' hotel for that. So it's modern but yet very authentic, clean but not 'plastic'. So it was quite a task :) Finally, I selected Riad Baladin. And it was our best decision indeed. So, a... More

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Address: Rue Sidi Magdoul 9, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Riad Baladin Hotel Essaouira

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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#3 Family Hotel in Essaouira #4 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira #5 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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The "Riad Baladin" is situated in the nicest part of the old town of Essaouira, in the district of "la Skala," just a few meters away from the Sea and a couple of minutes away from the main Square and Port. There is no traffic allowed in the "Medina." This Oasis offers 10 rooms (singles, doubles and suites/triple) all with en-suite bathrooms in a typical Moroccan style, combined with a contemporary design. Last but not least there is also a Jacuzzi & Massage for all the guests. ... more   less 
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