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Riad Al Madina

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Rue Attarine, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #41 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having read somewhere that this is the hotel where the great Jimi Hendrix slept when he was in Essaouira, as soon as I saw the sign 'Hotel Riad Al Madina' in the street I went in for a drink and to have a look. The courtyard, at least, looks as if it hasn't changed much since 1969 - a cool... More

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Stenungsund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always stay in Riad al Madina when I am in Essaouira. Both when I visit privately and when I bring groups on roundtrip in Morocco. Everybody feels welcome, very friendly staff, excellent moroccan dinner, super service and good ambiance with Gnaoua musicians.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The design of this beautiful little haven in the midst of the medina captured our hearts. each room was different and each had wonderfully co-ordinated colour schemes with attention to every little detail- lamps, pots, door handles. The courtyard where breakfasts were served is so lovely. It was a beautiful place in which to stay- very quiet and comfortable. You... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband, older child and myself recently stayed at Riad Al Madina. We had two nights there. Everyone made us feel extremely welcome and it was a beautiful place in which to stay. Located in the Medina meant that we could explore Essaouira at our leisure and know that the friendly doorman would be there to welcome us back. I... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We are here for a week of escape from the British weather! We received a warm and friendly welcome from the staff here. This Riad is located in the centre of the Medina so is close to everything. Our room is large with very comfortable beds. Plenty of hot water and is gvery clean. The roof top terrace is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Riad Al Madina for 4 nights as part of a twin centre holiday with Thomson holidays in October 2013. I have to admit that I had also read the negative comments throughout 2013 and had tried to change the accommodation, but Thomson assured me that they would not offer this Riad if it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We really enjoyed our 3 nights at the Al Madina hotel in Essaouira. The location in the medina was great for shopping and eating out. We went in December so there was no need to be closer to the beach since we weren't spending much time there although it's only a 10 minute walk away. Breakfast was a good selection... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We have stayed several times at Riad Al Madina, in the heart of Essaouira. Next to the fact that we adore Essaouira, we feel at home in this Riad. Convenient location since both the main square, the castle and the beach are close. We appreciate especially the spacious patio, where we enjoyed breakfast every morning, especially the crepes. Excellent restaurant... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

This Riad was much better than expected, given the previous bad reviews that nearly put us off. It is in a great position right in the middle of the medina, but not too noisy, apart from the early morning call from the muezzin at 5.30am! The rooms were charmingly decorated and fairly comfortable, although the bathrooms were a bit basic.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

charming little hotel in the heart of the medina. close to everything; shopping, food, sea, sights. the staff were very polite, serviceminded. delious maroccon food. the arcitchture was somethings special with a green oase in the middle. worth the money for sure!!

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Also Known As:
Riad Al Madina Hotel
Riad Al Madina Essaouira
Riad Al Madina Hotel Essaouira
Address: 9 Rue Attarine, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Al Madina 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
this elegant owned is located in the heat of essaouira.200 metres from the beach ans near all the attractions and souks.it has a central courtyard with fireplace and stream room on site or you will be offered massage and sauna.Also restaurant Riad El Madina served both traditional moroccan cuisine and intarnational dishes.free wifi,bar,patio and panoramic terrasse. ... more   less 
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