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Riad Malaika

17 rue Zayane, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Ranked #10 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are so friendly and go out of their way to make your stay comfortable. The Riad itself is gorgeous and traditional, our room was light and airy and the terrace is a gorgeous place to sit and read. An amazing must-see Riad!

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Riad Malaika for 2 nights and overall my impression was that it was just OK. I probably would not recommend this place, nor would I stay there again with the abundance of other accommodations available in Essaouira. We got off on a bit of a bad foot with this place. We arrived by CTM bus and took... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked this Riad having read so many good Trip Advisor reviews. On booking, the riad seemed well located and good value for money. On check-in, however, we were instantly disappointed. Yes, Riad Malaika offers you a glass of mint tea on arrival, something all Riad's seem to offer, and it is a nice touch, but when... More

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Viseu, Portugal
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a really pleasant time that we spent on Riad Malaika in Essaouira! The welcoming mint tea, the splendid dinner we had there, one of the best meals we had during our stay in Morocco, and all the delightful staff.. We surely recommend it and are hoping to have a chance to come back!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We chose this Riad partly because of the food reviews. The evening meal was by far the best we had in 3 weeks in Morocco - exquisite pigeon pastilla and desserts topped with spun sugar that looked like they could win a dessert plating competition. We appreciated being collected from the Supratour bus and were given a 5am breakfast to... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Riad Malaika is hidden from the main market streets in Essaouira. Booked this place in particular because of the price comparison vs. some of the larger, less-personal hotels closer to the beach and because of how the hotel looked on the website. We felt that the photographs of definitely painted it in a favourable light, because when we arrived we... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beautiful riad well hidden in a quiet alley, but definitely centrally located. It's a perfect place for having a romantic and cozy dinner. The food and the service were exceptional and beautifully presented. Book in advance as the ingredients are fresh from the market.

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London, England, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I noticed this small riad for it's design :) went there for dinner (need to book as it is all fresh from the market). The good was great and the service exceptional. Definitely the best out of 5 restaurants tried in Essaouira. Prices are good, presentation excellent and the service in very homy. Sitting in front of the fire place... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I recently spent a night at the Riad Malaika in Essaouira, Morocco and wish it could have been longer. Everything about this Riad was exceptional, from the clean, comfortable, and creatively decorated room to the quiet and relaxing terrace. The staff were more than helpful, and the owners absolutely delightful. I also had dinner at the Riad and it was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Tucked away down a quiet street, but certainly in the center of it all. Charming room. Staff is very helpful and pleasant - helped us get our luggage to and from our car. Breakfast was a highlight - every day we had a different dish, all of which were excellent. Unfortunately it was a bit too cool in the mornings... More

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Address: 17 rue Zayane, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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