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Residence el Mehdi

15, rue Sidi Abdesmih, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #99 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very disappointed this is the kind of accommodation peregrine selects for its customers given the large amount of money these tours cost. I felt extremely unsafe staying here due to the kind of drug addicts that surround cheap places like this. Rooms were appalling and don't expect any sleep. Everyone on tour couldn't sleep either. This wasn't just... More

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Warsaw
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51 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Overally, I enjoyed my stay in El Mehdi. Don't expect luxury, but the location is very good, the rooms are quiet, comfy and spacious (bathroom a bit run down though), breakfast is OK, staff is not really attentive, but OK too, wifi works well. Good option for 1 or 2 nights.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

An excellent hotel that is good value for the money. The staff are extremely nice and friendly and the rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. I was there in the off season and my room had a heater and extra blankets which were greatly appreciated! Breakfast is excellent! The only problem was that the shower drain was missing a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Building works in the alley outside was not a good introduction to Residence el Mehdi. The initial impression once entering the covered courtyard led us to hope for an enjoyable two days stay in an authentic old riad. Four flights of steps to our second floor room would deter many older guests. They go on to a third floor and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This residence was recommended to us by a local jeweller, as we were not completely happy with our previous hotel in Essaouira. The young yet extremely competent manageress is very helpful (she even - carried up my partner's large suitcase herself with ninja-like speed & efficiency - instantly earning the nickname 'Super Femme':) ), Generally the staff are warm, polite... More

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Dixon
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Close to everything--taxis, ramparts, beach, shopping, freshest seafood and mingling with the locals. The place is gorgeous, big room with a fireplace, artwork in the lobby, large bathroom, , tub, clean, friendly and helpful staff at a good price. Perfect place to stroll the beach and pick out your meal at the wharf while the fish are still wiggling--thrown on... More

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Salford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stumbled across this place while searching for a place to stay in Essaouira. The staff were friendly but not overbearing. They were very happy to show us a few rooms before we decided to stay. Some of the rooms had some funky bathrooms and interesting decor! We haggled a little on price and took a mid price room. Bed... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Staff friendly, helpful, breakfast was basic but ok, rooms clean, easy to find using google maps gps, a bit expensive, and you need to pay for extra tea/coffee, free wifi works downstairs only. Staff mainly speak French, but some Arabic and English. You can ask reception to book activities, quad biking etc.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

What a gorgeous place. Great value, scrupulously clean, beautifully decorated. Breakfast was delicious, coffee, bread, jam, juice served in the tiled courtyard. The roof terrace has a spectacular view over the town. The owners are friendly but not overbearing. A really lovely, peaceful stay. The town centre is a rabbit warren of small lanes. Look for the blue and white... More

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Address: 15, rue Sidi Abdesmih, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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