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Riad Bab Essaouira

35 biss derb Abderahman Eddakhil, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location in the middle of the medina, step out into the market stalls and the bustling streets but set back down a side street so a lovely quiet nights sleep. Only 5 minutes walk from the square and the fishing port and less than 10 mins from the beach. Loads of space - each room-suite is a floor of... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Once again I have stayed at Bab Essaouira....I like it because it's very conveniently situated for the shops and restaurants and a short walk from the main square and harbour. I was lucky enough to be able to stay at the top of the Riad...it's a lovely area with complete privacy...and has it's own small terrace for sun bathing. Hassan... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Although entering this Riad may not be for the squeamish traveller, a tiny dark alleyway is not for everyone, once you enter the dim incense scented beauty of the tiny Riad you will feel the craziness of the Medina slip away. Hassan is a wonderful gentle host and makes sure you have everything you need. Although to be honest I... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very friendly manager, Hassan, but privacy may be an issue for some guests. It's a little unnerving to hear others whispering in bed or brushing their teeth. The windows open onto a tiny courtyard well and bathrooms and private seating areas are screened only with curtains. Wi-Fi during our visit was rather unreliable.

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RiadDarNajat, Owner at Riad Bab Essaouira, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your kind post especially the part dedicated to the team! I would just say.. that in any riads, you might encounter some "raisonnance" and can hear sometimes.. or the medina or some people in.. which should not be annoying too much dear friend! Regarding the Wifi, the reviewer is right and the problem is fixed. Cheers,Oliver&Hassan. More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The alley the Riad is in smells like a toilet! The owners are very welcoming but it was a bit claustrophobic. After my shower I had to get into the bedroom to dry off as I could not do this in the bathroom (really just a toilet with a tiny shower attached). The only ventilation was with a window onto... More

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RiadDarNajat, Owner at Riad Bab Essaouira, responded to this review

Hi and first thanks for your review. To answer.. the guest is pretty right as there was a huge problem of water in all Essaouira at the period of his stay. Means.. no pression in all the city for four days which explains the problem. sorry about it! Even if not the guilty ones.. we understand. the problem is solved... More

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights at this Riad and were extremely impressed by the hospitality of the hosts. Hassan was very accommodating and let us stay late into the afternoon on the day of our journey back. When you book make sure you ask for directions though, as it is almost impossible to find independently as there is no sigh... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights at the riad. It is conveniently situated in the medina, the staff are very friendly and the breakfast is amazing. We were given the loft studio for the first couple of nights which is light and airy, but the bathroom is a bit cramped. For our last night we were moved to... More

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riad-bab-essaouira, Owner at Riad Bab Essaouira, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your post and especially regarding the team&breakfast! A part of it, we do our really best to give an entire satisfaction to our guests. You can be sure that the all house is totally secure dear friends and that a lock in the living rooms are really not necessary at all. Yours,Oliver&Hassan. More

London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This riad is very central and at the same time away from noisy streets. Place is welcoming and clean and you we'll be welcomed by nice and hospitable hosts who will be looking after you during your staying. We recommend it to anyone for a nice staying and an affordable and good value for money place. Thank you H!

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Braunton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The Riad is small and friendly. Tucked away in the old town it is like walking back in time through arches and the covered alleyway to the front door, but all up to date inside. The two staff are very considerate to your needs - offering help or having a friendly chat (Hassan has good English), and giving you space... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This was a great find. i booked online, last minute as I tend to do when i travel. The Riad is clean and very nicely decorated. It is nicely kept and clean. Several of the rooms have a living space (the one I had did) but just be warned that the stairs which access the whole building go through each... More

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Address: 35 biss derb Abderahman Eddakhil, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Number of rooms: 3
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