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L'Heure Bleue Palais

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2, Rue Ibn Batouta | Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a disappointing experience compared with other fabulous properties and Riads in Morocco, it's a shame to leave a negative review when the grounds and entrance are quite lovely. Our room was not cleaned properly, the bathtub was full of short and curly's! You would've had to be blind to miss them (cleaner did rectify as soon as I called).... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

The friendliness and helpfulness of our staff are unanimously recognized by our guests. I'm sorry that you didn't lived fully the experience Heure Bleue. For television, i agree with you, we have just ordering TVs with 25 channels. the Heure Bleue is located in the entrance of the old medina,which is noisy up to 22 h00 we hope to see... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and charming hotel, unable to criticise the wonderful facilities and service provided. Food and wine a little overpriced especially in the restaurant. Roof top terrace has a lovely atmosphere and provides some protection from the relentless winds.

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, I will share with our entire team. We hope to see you soon in our beautiful riad. More

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed at the L'Heure Bleue on a recent trip to Essaouira. Recently restored to approximate its old glory, the hotel boasts of a great location and great surroundings. It's central patio is a peaceful oasis from the hustle and bustle of the medina and the winds of the beach town. Upon arrival, the team provides you... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Your comment is very helpful and I thank you for that. The morning buffet is one of the successes of the Heure Bleue with its fresh products prepared in the morning, orange juice squeezed à la minute and constant attention from all of the staff , who are caring about their guests More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel from start to finish was excellent! The absolute highlight of the trip was the private cooking class with the Head Chef Ahmed. My son and I were treated to high expertise and a fun amazing meal. He was attentive and joyful and you can feel the pride in his cooking and teaching. We learned a new method for... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

We are delighted to read your comment. we will be very pleased if you visit us again as soon as possible More

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A delightful hotel, full of charm and elegance. A warm welcome with cold drinks and nibbles whilst porters sort your luggage and reception books you in. The internal courtyard is styled in a French colonial fashion, with rattan furniture with Palm trees towering up the centre. The rooms all open on to terraces that look down on to the central... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your friendly comment . My team and I are delighted that you enjoyed our Riad. More

Surrey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for four nights whilst visiting Morocco with our two teenage daughters. It is right on the edge of the Medina near one of the old entry gates. It is quiet and tranquil when you come through the front door from the busy street outside. The rooms were great with very quiet air conditioning units and... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments and appreciation on the Heure Bleue. All the team will be delighted to see you with your two lovely daughters. we hope to see you soon! More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A charming old grand colonial style hotel which makes you stepped back a century when you arrive. A great wow factor with the old charm and gentlemens club feel to it. The central topical plant courtyard is a delight, and a lovely place for your breakfast. The rooms are smaller and very French looking all facing into the courtyard but... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

The team composed exclusively of Moroccans collaborators thanks you for your comment. as it's ramadan period, it's not easy for some of our staff, which explains the lack of smiling from the waiter by the pool ... trust me in Morocco, the smile is a natural thing ! " More

Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have a house in Marrakech and escaped the July heat to beautiful Heure Bleu. It is a beautiful, fantastic hotel with best possible location. The staff was super friendly and the suite we had amazing! Fantastic suite with very much attention to details/decor. The restaurant served excellent food and the lounge/pool area on the roof was terrific. Great value... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

we thank you for your comment, we are delighted that you enjoyed the l'Heure Bleue, as it's two hour drive from Marrakech and Essaouira, so we hope to see you soon! More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

L'heure bleue continues to display quite an old morocan charm in the rather authentic Essaouira medina. The old palace has kept its 19th century attributes, including to quite an extent in its suites, where you can still feel part of its history. The service is impeccable for any request you may have, and the staff is certainly very well behaved.... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

We are delighted that you love traditionnel charm of our Riad and performance of our team. we thank you for your laudatory comments, we are very proud. More

Stockport, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Heure Bleue Hotel is truly a five star hotel, with authentic surrounding of Moroccan Culture but offers the highest standard comfort to its residents. Perfect location. Rooms, services, dining and leisure experiences are up to perfection. All staff kind, helpful and professional. We have stayed here six years ago and hopefully will return at future time. Highly recommend the... More

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

"Thank you for your comment. We hope to see you at l'Heure Bleue as soon as possible before 6 years, anyway you are and still always welcome. " More

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Address: 2, Rue Ibn Batouta | Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — L'Heure Bleue Palais 4*
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A masterpiece of the Essaouira medina...this palace of marvels lies in the heart of this town loved by artists and aventurers alike. The panoramic outdoor pool on the terrasse overlopks the medina and the ocean. the cuisine offers a subtle blend of french and Moroccan influences ... more   less 
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