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Riad Baladin

Rue Sidi Magdoul 9, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #8 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first trip to Morocco and after 3 hectic days in Marrakech and a 5 day trip to the Sahara, I was ready for my Essouria experience. I was greeted by multi-lingual owner Nicole who showed me to my terrace room Everything in the Riad was beautifully decorated down to the tinniest detail. I had spoken to Nicole... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say this Riad is as great as it is on the pictures! It's very clean, lovely authentic style, very cosy and bright! We got a room on the very top floor and had a fire place in it, which was a real luxury! There is a very kind man in the Riad who is there every evening to... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Essaouira twice in the last few years and this was my favourite Riad by far. The rooms are very comfortable and beautifully decorated in typical Moroccan style. The bathrooms are amazing with Tadelakt( traditional built in stone alcoves) showers. The location is very central in the heart of the Medina. The sound of the atlantic ocean can... More

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Powell River, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As so many people have stated, Nicole is super. She has tons of local information and is very keen to ensure her guests enjoy the best of the area. The Riad has interesting features making it much more pleasant than a hotel stay.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I stayed one week at the Riad Baladin. I wasn't well during that time, the more I enjoyed the homely feeling there. The claim is the truth, and that way I would have almost become a couch potato - if not for Nicole. She was eager to get me out and introduce me to some members of the Essaouira "Expatriate... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I have just returned from visiting Morocco for the first time with our nine month old daughter. Nicol and her happy team at Riad Baladin couldn't have been more accommodating and greeted us with a warm welcome. Upon arrival, Nicol kindly took the time to point out the highlights of the city and the beach and orientate... More

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The riad is tastefully and elegantly restored, in a good location within the Medina walls. I enjoyed the breakfast on the terrace, with a view of the city and the sea. The staff is gracious and attentive, very knowledgeable about the city and surroundings. I appreciated the seamless transfers from airport to hotel and back which they arranged. I enjoy... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed at Riad Baladin for just one night on New Years day and really wished we had booked for longer. Essaouira was a nice change of pace after 4 nights in Marrakech. The rooftop is so relaxing with a great view of the city and ocean and we loved our room! The rooms and entire riad are beautifully decorated.... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed at Riad Baladin on New Years Eve during a multi centre trip to Morocco. This is a small and charming property, hidden away in the Medina of Essaouira, and has been lovingly restored with tasteful style. You really do feel like you have just stepped into the Arabian Nights...Claudia was extremely helpful without being intrusive, and helped us... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

My partner and I stayed at Riad Baladin recently in Chambre Terrasse. The Riad is not by any means terrible, but we certainly were not blown away by it either (unlike at the Riad we stayed at in Marrakech - the superb Riad Lyla, which cost us the same amount per night so is a fair comparison, and was outstanding... More

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Pavlinova, Manager at Riad Baladin, responded to this review

Dear guests of Riad Baladin After a very busy time (Christmas & New Years Eve) with a FULL house and very GOOD comments of our clients that review is really disappointing. Here just a quick and short information for all readers: Those guests came to the Riad Baladin in a not very good health condition: she was shortly before very... More

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Also Known As:
Riad Baladin Hotel
Riad Baladin Essaouira
Riad Baladin Hotel Essaouira
Address: Rue Sidi Magdoul 9, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#4 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#6 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 in the Patio for all the guests. ... more   less 

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