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L'Heure Bleue Palais

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2, Rue Ibn Batouta | Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Paris, France
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice welcoming, amazing food, service is pleasant and very attentive. We spent a few hours with the chef for a cooking class and he showed us how to make the small breads and the famous couscous. The swimming pool is beautiful on the rooftop but sometimes can be a little windy. The rooms are good but a little old... More 

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

Many thanks for your message that encourages us a lot to always do our best. My entire team is motivated to give the best memories for our guests, we hope to see you all at the Heure Bleue More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the last of three hotels we stayed in whilst in Morrocco .See other reviews for Kazbah Angour and Les Jardins de La Medina. This is a stunning building with rooms on three levels over the ground floor around a central courtyard with a pool and cafe restaurant on the roof. Everything about this hotel was first class. It... More 

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

Thank you for your comment. Your words are so motivating for the whole team because you're right, we train a lot our employees and try to teach them the best attitudes for stays of our guests are as comfortable as possible! More 

Harpenden
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent three nights at this lovely hotel after three hectic days in Marrakech. Thoroughly enjoyed the peace in the centre courtyard, the lovely sun terrace on the roof with amazing views and the excellent food and service. Yet one step outside the door and you were in the heart of the bustle of the side streets of Essaouira. We had... More 

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"on behalf of the team Heure Bleue, thank you for your nice comment. we wait for the pleasure to welcome you again among us" More 

Emsworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleased to get to Essaouira after 5 hectic days in Marrakech and when we arrived at the HB all hecticness dissolved into tranquility beyond imagination. Old enough to have seen "Road to Morroco" many times I remembered Bob and Bing always sported a sailors hat whilst chasing Dot about the place so I wore a Captains hat most... More 

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

I didn't had the chance to welcome you by myself because i'm on a business trip, but as i see all the team of Heure Bleue did well, on behalf of them i thank you for your nice comment, i hope to see you among us as soon a s possible More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This riad style hotel is superbly located, built into the ramparts of the old medina. Old-fashioned haven of calm inside, palm and fountains in a central courtyard with armchairs to relax in, this area is also used for breakfast in morning. The comfortable and well-appointed bedrooms are situated on the balconies around the courtyard and decorated and furnished in Moroccan... More 

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

Thank you for your nice comment, be sure that you are welcome at any time that you feel tired and need to relax, all the team of Heure Bleue waiting for the pleasure to see you soon in our magic riad More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

L'Huere Bleue is like a French Colonial oasis in the modern world. The hotel and staff exude old world charm and style, e.g. cinema and billiards rooms in the IPad age ! Could imagine Bogart drinking a martini in the Salon Anglais. The rooftop terrace is a great place to relax, lunch and sip a drink in the sun, with... More 

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

“on behalf all the team of Heure Bleue, i thank you for your nice comment, it' was a pleasure to welcome you , we hope to see you again in our beautiful riad” More 

London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This hotel is lovely in every respect from the beautiful bedrooms to the patio or the gorgeous pool terrace. The staff greet with their hands on their hearts and they mean it. Essaouira is a beautiful town and the L'heure Blue is perfectly positioned to enjoy all it has to offer.

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nothing can make us happier than your comment. The entire team thanks you for your kindness. We all hope to see you soon at l'Heure Bleue Palais More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend this hotel. My husband and I had an excellent stay over 4 days when visting Essaouira. This is probably one of the best places in town. Great rooms and service. Only small complaint would be that the suite where we stayed was a bit noisy as it was on the 3rd floor and the hotel seemed to... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comment. It is true that maintenance on the terrace has been a little noisy but it was exceptional. Sorry for this because we are very careful to protect the tranquility of our Riad. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Staying in this tucked away jewel was like being transported back in time at least 50 years! Its rooms were spacious and well appointed with a huge bathroom, fireplace, desk and living area! We wished we could have stayed longer than two nights, but thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Breakfasts were very good with many selections of the freshest fruits, cheeses... More 

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

Thank you very much for your appreciation. We are delighted that you have particularly enjoyed the breakfast buffet as the chef and the Food & beverage director are making real efforts to ensure that the buffet still always of high quality More 

London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

L'Heure Bleue is a lovely hotel with excellent staff, food first class, terrific pool and a deck on the top of the hotel....there's nothing better than having a lobster salad and a glass of their excellent rosé wine at lunch....do go to the vineyard by the way to sample some excellent wines plus a lunch .. the hotel will provide... More 

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

Thank you very much for your glowing review. My whole team is delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay. I am particularly pleased that you loved our "les moments d'exceptions" in the Val d'Argan vineyard because we just inaugurated these "exceptional moments of the Heure Bleue." We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you in our beautiful Riad. More 

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