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Caverne d'Ali Baba

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   39, Avenue de l'Istiqlal, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #41 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014
Tony B Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights with my girlfriend. We wanted somewhere cheap but nice. Choosing it was a bit random - in Marrakesh several locals had called me Ali Baba due to my moustache and goatee beard so I saw the sign for this Riad and thought I'd check it out. The guy on reception, who I think was the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Every room has an amazing decoration, a lot of care has been put into the look. The staff was very friendly, on every level. They served breakfast on a pleasant terrasse and put great care into our satisfaction. The location is very convenient (though the medina is very small so every hotel would be quite close). In some rooms the... More

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Halifax, NS.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

You get what you pay for here, so it's basic, but with a good location, and a couple of super lovely staff members, it's worth staying. The daytime staff guy made me tea when i got sick, gave me advice of how to get better, and even cooked my girlfriend a special birthday breakfast.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights with my boyfriend, not long after arriving a case of food poisening caught up with me. I believe it was from some street food in Marrakesh the night before. After a few hours of riding the porcelain bus I asked if I could get some peppermint tea to try to sooth my stomach, the... More

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Tenerife, España
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

We spend 2 nights in this riad and its good value for money. first day we have problems with the light of the room, and that gave us a pretty unconfortable feeling cause it was dark and humid. Next day when they fixed it was much better . The room had a window and small table outside of the room... More

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Perth, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We stayed here last minute due to our other accom being double booked… so we didn’t know much about the place beforehand but it turned out to be a good experience. The best thing about this place was the location – right on the main road in the old medina (no cars), slightly to the south so in the heart... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Very relaxed little place with a clean room and excellent, really friendly and helpful service.  Room was a little basic and perhaps not of the highest build quality but had a good comfortable bed and is ideally located in the medina. Overall superb value for money in a lovely little town.

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Jackson Heights, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights in October and it was a beautiful hotel. Very well situated (we wandered a bit, as we missed the sign a few times, so look carefully for it!) in the center of the medina. The room were beautifully decorated with stained glass windows, a decorative fireplace, vaulted wood-beamed ceilings, and carved cedar doors. The... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We stayed at Caverne d'Ali Baba for 6 nights. I accidently booked a twin room, which the Hotel Manager changed into a double room (actually a room for 3 people!) without hesitation and at the same price. Great Service though. Also the breakfast was excellent and served in the Salon. The Riad is located in the middle of the Medina... More

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37 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Ali Baba is an old Riad, or walled private house, converted to a hotel. Located in the heart of the Medina, or old walled city, it is set back from the street and closely walled in, so street noise is not a problem. Staff are very accommodating to traveller requests. French language is fluently spoken, English less so but communication... More

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Address: 39, Avenue de l'Istiqlal, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Caverne d'Ali Baba 2.5*
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