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Riad Sidi Magdoul

2.0 of 5 21 rue Sidi Abdesmih | 44100, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice looking riad with good sized rooms and private bathroom. Pretty clean. Staff are friendly but not overbearing. Relaxed about paying etc. Breakfast is typical of morocco - carbohydrate party with some hot drinks and a juice. good location and great price. This is what it is - not a luxury hotel but good value and comfortable. Big storm when... More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed in a double for one night; 250dh. Good price for a riad in the middle of the medina. The owner is really nice. There is not that much atmosphere, with people hanging on the rooftop, but the rest is great!

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Segrate, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It was just a little bit difficult to find it because it's located in a small street in the center of medina, between the 2 main streets. So it's perfect to visit Essaouira and the staff has been very nice to us, suggesting a wonderful restaurant for dinner. Nothing to complain about the room: clean, nice and very quite, it... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

There is a very friendly staff in this riad. Another plus is a fresh and quiet ambience, really it's so quiet, that you can't guess that it's located in the center of medina. Location is very ok, with gps it's not a problem to find (location in tripadvisor is wrong). There is bazar right in 30 min from the entrance...... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very friendly staff,every thing were basic but good value for money.happy for the price we paid.location ok,but we didn't get any towel @ our stay.but that wasn't a problem, only trouble was the hot water worked on and off ,which was uncomfortable because it was colder even in august.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Other reviewers have said it, but it bears repeating: the staff here are really what makes the place. I stayed at Sidi Magdoul during the Festival Gnaoua, which is probably the busiest time of the year in Essaouira, but there was always someone on hand to dispense advice or have a friendly chat (be it in French, English, Spanish or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The riad is okay: small room, a bit humid and dark. Breakfast was very fulfilling: fresh juice, coffee or tea, pan cake, bread... The town stole my heart! Friendly, welcoming people, surprising alleys and big market. I definitely recommend a visit, and a stay in the riad (since you don't spend a lot of time there).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Pros: This centrally located riad is very nicely decorated. Breakfast was good and included in the overall cost, which was very affordable. What really made it stand out was how brilliant the staff were- so exceptionally helpful, kind and friendly, even helping to show us around after their shifts and finished. Cons; no air conditioner or ventilation in the room... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed in this riad for several nights in between our trip around Marocco and liked it very much. The staff are very helpful. Rooms are nice and clean and if when there were several rooms available we could choose where to stay, so we tried 3 types of rooms. There are no airconditioners, but actually we did not need... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Good value for money and excellent location - right in the medina and close to the beach or bus station. Rooms are simple but clean and comfy, wi-fi is working very well and the staff is just amazing. They were very helpful and nothing we asked for was a problem for them. Breakfast was very good and we appreciated the... More 

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Address: 21 rue Sidi Abdesmih | 44100, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Riad Sidi Magdoul 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
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