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Riad El Mess

14 Rue Oujda Ancienne Medina | 6 Rue Sidi Ahmed Ouharoune Ancienne Médina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #52 of 77 Hotels in Essaouira
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We found the hotel through TripAdvisor, looking at some of the bad reviews, we felt uneasy. However I am glad we gave this place a chance. The location of the Riad is unbeatable. Located in the centre of the medina, no more than 5-7min walk to the beach. You are in essence at the heart of all that's to see... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cosy riad with incredibly welcoming staff. Really good location in the medina, just off the main shopping route and but really close it it, and easy to avoid if you like. Roof terrace with most amazing sea view, close enough to the sea to hear waves at night. I arrived at night in the first rainstorm in 3 years,... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to Essaouira pretty late at night (around 2:30 am), but luckily we could call the riad and someone came to get us (because none of the few people we met on the streets knew where it was). It is located in the middle of the medina, very close to all the shops/restaurants, easy to get everywhere from there.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed at Riad El Mess for three nights and had a great time. Though the medina of Essaouira is pretty small anyways, this particular riad is very centrally located for the beach and shopping and for Bab Marrakesh. The guys working the desk were really nice and helped us find our way around and even carried our bags upstairs.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Receive a cordial greeting. We made a reaervation for this hotel Riad El Mess which accordingly to the map is located in casablanca near the train station. The real address of the hotel is in essaouira. Another city in morroci. The reservation is under the name of tzevetelina hadjipetkova. We sincerely appreciate that you correct the location of the hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Had an amazing stay here. The rooms are pretty basic, same as the bathrooms. Rooms have high ceilings. The staff are what really made our stay here something special. Came here with my mum, she likes to talk for endless hours about many cultural topics, I can only stand this for a short time. But, the main receptionist was the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

200dh per night for a double ensuite room inclusive of breakfast...fantastic value and a real treat being a backpacker. Great location, hot water, toilet paper and towels provided, comfy bed, silent at night. Breakfast was simple but delicious. Staff very friendly and helpful. Wifi only in reception area. Would certainly recommend and would stay again.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

What a great surprise - we were welcomed in by the staff who were very friendly. I couldn't believe we had stumbled in a Riad this beautiful at such a great value. It's situated a few meters down a narrow street, where lamp posts are non existent. We rang the door bell and one of the friendly staff took us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here whilst on our holiday travelling through Morocco and it was by far the best Riad we stayed at. The rooms are basic but that is to be expected for the great price. The reason we really loved it was the location and the service. One of the guys who worked there (Hicham) was absolutely... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I stayed at this riad for 2 days. It is a beautiful riad with nice spacious rooms with good ventilation. On the inside the rooms give you a proper Moroccan Riad experience. Had two windows in my room which lit it up nicely and left no need for an Air Conditioner. It had no TV and getting wifi only in... More

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Address: 14 Rue Oujda Ancienne Medina | 6 Rue Sidi Ahmed Ouharoune Ancienne Médina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Number of rooms: 50
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