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Riad Al Madina

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Rue Attarine, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #31 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
Hannah R Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. Nice Riad for a bargain price. Certainly don't stay at this hotel if you hope to get a good nights sleep though. We had one of the street view rooms and due to the hotel location been on one of the busy market streets and close to the mosque there was forever... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ok, so apparently Jimi Hendrix stayed here, score! I'm a big Hendrix fan. Hotel didn't seem to play it up though. It's just outside the Medina, not too noisy, high rooms are best and catch mist if the breeze, which considering this is supposed yo be the kite and windsurfing capital of Morocco, there was surprisingly little. Now my stay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed here with my wife, two daughters, and father-in-law and had a wonderful week in Essaouira. The staff were friendly and we found a little French went a long way. The central courtyard is very pretty and a great place to have breakfast (simple but just what we like) we also had one evening meal in the restaurant which was... More

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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 April 13, 2014

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 March 30, 2014

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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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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Address: 9 Rue Attarine, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Al Madina 3.5*
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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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