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Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection

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Avenue Mohamed V, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

We enjoyed our stay here. We did the half board program and found the dinners to be excellent in all of the three restaurants.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2009

What you get here is consistent large hotel chain service. Sofitel is pretty good, and that's what you can expect here. The service is above average, but I think that's cultural and not because it's a Sofitel as service in other hotels in Morocco seems to be above average as well. Bed was big and comfortable, water was reliable, but... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2009

We had a very memorable stay at the Sofitel in Essaouira, primarily because of the level of service we received. The receptionist noticed that it was my husband's birthday the day after we checked in, and arranged for a huge birthday cake to be sent to our dinner table in the evening. The staff were friendly and polite the whole... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2008

Stayed for 8 nights in mid October and overall impression was good. We didn't have to wait long to get into our rooms and when we did it was an excellent room in a fab location - room 203, whereby we had both a pool and a sea view but not paying the extra for the sea view or experiencing... More 

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Brit in Windsor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2008

The Sofitel is a good option if you are going to Essaouira. It is situated on the beach just outside the Medina so provides a convenient location. Pool is nice as are the other gym / spa facilities. The only thing that the Sofitel lacks is that little bit of character to remind you that you're in Morocco - the... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2008

We booked into the Sofitel for 5 nights on a half board basis. Our first impression of the hotel is that it is beautifully located opposite the lovely sandy beach and promenade separated by the road. The building itself is a two storey pinky coloured concrete structure and is not the most attractive. You enter up steps into a large... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

We just came back from Essaouira where we spent 2 nights at the Sofitel Essaouira. The hotel location is very convenient right on the beach and not far from the medina. The rooms are very big and very new. The hotel pool is nice and the staff is very professional. The hotel is not very attractive, it's a Sofitel, nothing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

The hotel is well situated and the rooms are well appointed with very comfortable beds. I can understand reports of the hotel as soulless - I thought it had a stiff, unwelcoming feel. A couple I sat next to on the plane back to England had been given gift boxes to compensate for what they thought was the unfriendly character... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2008

We spent two nights here in March '08. Having spent a memorable few days in other Riads/boutique hotels in Marrakech & Essaouira, the Sofitel seemed very clinical and soulless in comparison. The hotel itself is very nice with a great swimming pool, loungers and hammocks. The hotel room was fairly standard and was clean and well kept. We ate lunch... More 

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Geneva
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2008

We stayed at this hotel for 5 nights. The hotel is very nice (as you'd expect from a Sofitel) and very well located, just 200 metres away from the medina. The rooms are very good, with air conditioning and a flat-screen tv. The pool is particularly enjoyable, with very good service and very relaxing (bear in mind that unless you're... More 

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