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Riad Baoussala

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Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Riad Baoussala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hartest, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Wow! Was our first impression of Baousalla, followed by 'result' we picked a winner of a holiday stay and felt so pleased, excited and interested at what else was to come and it didn't disappoint! Food, service and friendly staff together with beautiful surroundings and plenty of animals happy to interact with our 4 year old was a great addition... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Baoussala for 4 nights with our 3 young children (8, 6 and 4) and had the most perfect time. Dominique and Léah make everyone feel so welcome in this beautiful Riad and it was without doubt one of our favourite places we've ever visited. The room was perfect (we had the Blue Room), the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have just returned to the UK from Morocco having spent the first 4 nights at Riad Baoussala. We loved our apartment, The Marabout Cottage, which was spacious, clean, comfortable and decorated with typical Moroccan flair. The whole of the Riad was calm and allowed us to unwind as soon as we had arrived. I empathised with Dominique's ethos where... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My boyrfriend and I had a wonderful few days at Baoussala and we were very sad to leave. Dominique, Leah and Rashid were wonderful hosts and there were so many little touches which made our stay very special. The food was also out of this world and amazing value. I cannot wait to go back and cannot recomend this place... More 

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Rotterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very nice Riad at only 15 minutes from Essaouira. Nice and quiet location, easy to reach by car. Beautiful gardens, nice warm swimmingpool and relaxing sunbeds. We have seen all the rooms and they are all nicely decorated and big. Every room has a fireplace. The food is lovely: a combination of French and Moroccan. A greay variety with every... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a beautiful place, with a very personal touch, with a great atmosphere, run by lovely people, and they serve exceptionally good food. Baoussala has everything you want for the perfect holliday!

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

When you've had your fill of busy Marrakesh or of a hectic tour of Morocco this is the place to relax and enjoy the beautiful grounds of Riad Baoussala.This is a place to unwind out in the Moroccan countryside near Essouira.Stay halfboard.Both dinner and breakfasts are lovely,and immaculately served by Rashid.Extras include a big heated pool and evening fires in... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

After 4 days in the busy (and wonderful) medina of Essaouira, we came to Baoussala to spend 3 relaxing days before returning home. From the moment we opened the door to the riad we were enchanted. The property is beautiful, with its gardens and traditional moroccon houses, the swimming pool and roof terrace. The decoration of each room is really... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed here at the end of our Moroccan holiday and loved it, it was my daughters favourite place. The heated pool, where we could all swim (all the other hotels pools were too cold), the beautiful terraces and the room with all its unique furniture were just fabulous. Rashid and Leah were great hosts and Rashid was very kind... More 

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