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Emeraude Riad Hotel

228 rue Chbanate | Petite Porte Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a charming place with a friendly owner and delightfully helpful staff. We loved the roof terrace where we ate good breakfasts and spent many siesta times relaxing up there. It's very well located in the medina within easy walking distance of the harbour and beach and all the medina shops and markets. Our room on the first floor was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We did booked and PAID FULL AMOUNT of 459.36Euro for 3 rooms, 4 nights from 13 sep 2014 - 17 sep 2014 but we had to change plan so we wrote email to them on 20 aug 2014. Since we sent an email, 8 days have passed without any answer. We had to make an international call from Thailand to... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

It's 5th time for me in Essaouira and second time in Emeraude and first time alone travelling alone. I just love it because i can stay there over 3 weeks without air condition even with the closed windows (i was there in the Ramadan period and it can be loud outside in the night because in the night time it's... More 

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Shropshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Although it's right on the edge of the medina, the Emeraude is worth the effort. The staff are friendly, the rooms are small but clean with adequate bathrooms and plenty of hot water. A good breakfast is included and is served on the terrace.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

It's important to read the review before you book this hotel as it's not worth the price !!! very cold rooms, wet stairs and the view from the terrace is awful .....very hard to find in the first place and the French owner was very rude ...I will.not go back there nor recommend it!!!!!!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Beautifully decorated, clean and peaceful. This comfortable riad was a great find. It's a little more expensive than others but worth it. Breakfast on the terrace was lovely. Thanks for a lovely stay. Oh ps only a little point but I had nowhere to put my toothbrush. Other than that brilliant!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

we had a bit of trouble finding the riad when we arrived, however it is well signed so once we got our bearings we had no trouble spotting it. Breakfast included delicous pancakes and fruit which was more than we expected. The room was on the small side- however it was cosy and clean. The Riad is located along a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This place is ok, standard, adequate. The only reason I stayed here is because I was a solo traveller and wanted to taken advantage of the lower cost single rooms. But if I had my time again I would find a friend, split the cost and stay somewhere much nicer. The rooms are ok, kind of small, look like they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We have just completed a 1700 mile tour round Morocco in a 4WD and this hotel was easily the best stay of our trip. The welcome is warm, the decor is tasteful and the rates are reasonable. Some people may find the rooms a little small but if you want en-suite facilities it will take up some space. This is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This Riad was at the outer edges of the Medina and was on a street that had low foot traffic and felt a bit scary at night. The price was quite low but I was expecting something nicer based on the photos posted here. In reality, it is very dim, dank and my room was incredibly small and felt dirty.... More 

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