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Riad Baoussala

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Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights after a hectic trip in Marrakech. The food was lovely, the pool and gardens were beautiful. Our room was lovely and clean too! Rasheed and Dominique were great - sorting out a car for us to rent and suggesting places to visit and restaurants to eat at. La Table & Elizir were favorites of... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You really couldn't ask for a more beautiful Riad and gardens- they are stunning. Our room was beautiful, the whole place is decorated with a creative, bohemian flare. Food was delicious and plentiful- the breakfasts were huge and we frequently shared ours with a passing donkey over the Riad wall! All the staff were very friendly, Rasheed was particularly lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Riad Baoussala is absolute perfection and I couldn't recommend it highly enough. Exquisite French/Moroccan cuisine, well appointed rooms and the best staff you could wish for. With just 5 rooms set in spacious grounds, it feels like you've got the place to yourself. Chocolate crepes by the pool and G&T's on the roof provide the finishing touches to a perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

When you enter the gates at Baoussala you enter a world of kindness and tranquility. We were on our first trip as a family and it turned out to be the perfect place for us. The food was out of this world delicious, cooked from the ground with local produce. It was so nice to have access to the kitchen... More 

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comment, it has been really plaisant for us to welcome your lovely family in Baoussala and see how your little girl was confident at Baoussala! We hope to see you again soon with your family and maybe some friends!! kind regards Léah & Dominique More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I came here with my teenage daughter after a hairy hot and borderline stressful trip to Marrakech, the exam season in the UK and a busy London life. From the minute we arrived Leah and the team did everything to make the trip to Baoussaia blissful. A free upgrade (fabulous room), car hire arranged seamlessly, lift to the town, gorgeous... More 

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you for your really interesting and positive review, we are pleased to see that your stay with your daughter at Baoussala was so plaisant and we hope to see you again soon, especially with the direct flight from London to Essaouira, for a long weekend ! ;) have a lovely summer, kind regards Léah & Dominique More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great place relax, we loved everything in this place. Amazing pool, beautifully decorated rooms and outside spaces. It is just great. The food and drink are all reasonably priced too. We would return to here again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My boyfriend and i went to stay here in May to get away from the madness of London and we could not have asked for a more perfect holiday. From start to finish we were looked after as if we were staying at a friends house, and nothing was too much trouble for Dominique and her team. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We visited Dominique's lovely home during a very windy couple of days but that did not ruin it one bit. This is an outstanding guest house (more of a home) with wonderful kind staff, delicious food, great facilities and a relaxing, comfortable, happy and safe environment. I travelled with my boyfriend and it was a perfect get away from Marrakech,... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I celebrated my 40th birthday at Riad Baoussala - we rented the entire place and filled it with close friends and family. Everybody was overwhelmed by the magical attention to detail and the warmth of the staff. It was the perfect place to press pause and refuel, celebrate and dance, marvel at the stars and reconnect with the simple beauty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Spent 7 nights in the Marabout Cottage. Loved it. Hard to venture out as Baoussala was so relaxing. Stunning healthy meals so book half board. Visited with friends and we had wonderful hands of bridge with first class g&t's and nibbles in hidden away courtyards. The service was exemplary. Photographer's heaven. Super morning walks watching the herdsmen with their sheep,... More 

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