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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reigate, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

L'Heure Bleue is the ideal place to stay for your trip to Essaouira. Situated just inside the medina walls, nothing is more than a few minutes walk away. A wonderful selection at breakfast, clean and comfortable rooms, staff who cannot do enough for you and even classical oud music while you enjoy an evening drink in the courtyard. The rooftop... More

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

Thank you for your kind word. From breakfast to dinner, our entire team is mobilizing to make you happy and it's a real reward to see that we have succeeded! Thank you a thousand times and we hope to see you among us as soon as possible ! More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend 10 days at Huere Bleue and enjoyed ourselves considerably! The hotel is conveniently located just inside the medina within walking distance of the beach. The rooms were nice and spacious, where there was also a roof top terrace with a pool. The staff were all very friendly and could not have been more helpful in accommodating our various... More

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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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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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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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 August 4, 2014

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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 August 3, 2014

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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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

London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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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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l`Heure Bleue Palais And Spa
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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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