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Riad Chbanate

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179 rue Chbanate, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Riad Chbanate looks exactly, if not better than the photos online. I was initially hesitant about the price as there are so many cheaper hotels/Riads in Essaouira however it was worth every penny. Excellent staff, very accommodating. Beautiful decoration (particularly the bathroom) & everything we needed. We were looked after extremely well (even after missing our flight and arriving at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Just returned from what can only be described as a once in a life time experience in Essaouira made even more special by the ever accommodating and professional team at the Raid Chbanate. Our party of six arrived on Friday afternoon to the warmest of welcomes. I would say their motto must be "Nothing is to much" as we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We arrived late at night and found our way from the street into the Medina to the Riad. Noel met us at the door, had our luggage brought in and showed two weary travelers to their room. Because it was late and we had no eaten, Noel made us a chicken tangine for dinner and we used the 2 person,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at Riad Chbanate for 2 nights in May 2015. Its location is not in the most picturesque part of the medina, but it is in fact within just a few minutes' walk of the beach. We had a large room with an enormous bath and the staff had immediately added a separate bed after they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I can't imagine a more perfect riad in Essaouira. We received a warm welcome from the staff who instantly made us feel at home. We were given an excellent orientation and the staff graciously helped organize our lunch and dinner reservations each day. I can only echo what every other reviewer has mentioned - the level of hospitality and service... More 

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Angels Camp, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I arrived late for my too-short stay at this fabulous riad and was immediately impressed by my gracious welcome. I was shown to a seat by the fireplace and offered a glass of wine before being accompanied to my suite and it was a perfect way to relax from my travel and the energy of the medina. My suite was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stayed here for three nights at the end of our round trip. Our room (Oriental Suite) was very beautiful and large. They have a Jaccuzzi at the beautiful roof top terrace. The dinner was really delicious. The whole staff was very friendly and helpful. The location of the riad is at the edge of the medina and not at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Riad is very beautiful inside, with a charming courtyard. The rooms are also stunning, with rustic wooden ceilings, and large bathrooms (at least that was ours). The location is a bit off the beaten path. The Medina in Essaouira is small, but the riad is tucked in a corner on the far end from the port and most of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My husband and I spent 4 nights here at the end of a 10-day trip to Morocco and had a wonderful time. Our beautifully-decorated room was furnished with everything we needed and was right off the roof deck, so we had a lovely outdoor area to enjoy the sunshine. When we arrived, it was decorated with rose petals and fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic stay at Riad Chbanate. From the warm welcome we received when we arrived, to the beautiful room and the incredible breakfast we couldn't fault our stay at all. It's in a great location, just 5 mins walk from the main square but the riad is a quiet and peaceful oasis from the bustling... More 

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