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Maison du Sud

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   29 Avenue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #69 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights during the Gnaoua music festival. It is very well located in the medina. The rooms are large and clean. Breakfast was Ok however the connection for the wifi wasn't good. there is no internet in the rooms and the wifi (when available) is only present in the common areas. However the staff was friendly... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I was booked into this hotel by Around Morocco Tours and was really thankful for their expertise in picking the good spots. I stayed here with a friend for 3 days in March. It is in a fabulous spot in the Medina where all I had to do was just roll out the front door and spend my money in... More

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We spend a week here in March and were very pleased with the whole week. The rooms are excellent and the entire hotel is very well done and colorful, the staff was beyond excellent and added much to our enjoyment of the hotel. The stairs are a bit difficult so olderor travelers with walking issues may not be well served... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
42 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Maison du sud was two buildings. It is now a stunningly arranged riad with what were two central courtyards that are now covered in stained glass covers. The walls in the public areas are adorned with ever changing contemporary art works. Other reviewers have commented on the stairs but my room ( Room 2) was on the first floor which... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This riad is located only 5 minutes from the coast ,harbor and fortress. It was a perfect place to stay when exploring the area and photographing the seagulls. It is a very old structure located in the medina so ceilings are either very high or low. The steps going to the loft (family room) were a little uneven, but this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I stayed here for one night last week and must say it is a beautiful Riad! My room wasn't the quietest but the kind hospitality of the staff made up for it. Special thanks to Brahim for his advice on shopping! I am still admiring the 3 lovely art pieces I bought from the gallery :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Beautiful building with rose petals in fountains, like being in Arabian Nights! Very helpful staff, good breakfast and perfect situation in town. Perfect roof terrace for afternoon snoozes. All rooms seem to be different which only adds the charm.

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Melbourne, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
36 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This riad is described as being 18th century. On the ground floor it has plenty of public space, suitable for dining or catching up with wi-fi and decorated with many original works of art, paintings as well as sculptures. Elsewhere, It is small and narrow, negotiable only by narrow staircases winding around the enclosed courtyards below. There were 55 difficult... More

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This hotel is on one of the main streets of the medina, where motor traffic is banned so luggage is transported by handcart. It appears to be two riads joined together and is filled with artworks. Very helpful staff and its a few minutes walk of the harbour and beach and right in the old town. Its not licensed to... More

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Right in the heart of one of the main streets of the Essaouira souk is Maison du Sud. The staff is friendly, but quiet. We were offered a choice of two rooms with a warning that on the street it might be a bit noisy. We chose the one on the street with the spacious sitting room. The noise was... More

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Address: 29 Avenue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Hotel Class:3 star — Maison du Sud 3*
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Located 300 m from the sea, Riad Maison du Sud is a beautifully restored 18th-century hotel set at the heart of Essaouira’s bustling medina. Luxuriously renovated in Moorish style, the 24 room Riad offers an authentic mix of Moroccan and Andalusian architecture, design and style, making it the perfect boutique residence. The Riad has many quiet salons to relax in as well as two large rooftop terraces with sea views to enjoy breakfast on whilst the service at the Riad is attentive yet understated in the long tradition of Morocco’s finest establishments. At Riad Maison du Sud we endeavor to offer a friendly personalised service and our staff speak several languages. Although there are some direct flights from Europe most clients arrive by private taxi transfer and we can arrange this from any city or airport in Morocco if we have your flight details in advance. Alternatively if you’re arriving with your own transport we can assist with parking and bringing your luggage to the hotel for a small charge. Services offered at Maison du Sud include:- Downstairs wifi - A laundry service - 24 hr room service - Private taxi transfer - The booking of activities in Essaouira. ... more   less 
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