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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 #65 of 148 Essaouira B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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129 reviews 129 reviews
34 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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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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83 reviews 83 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
56 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This riad is in a big 18th century building in the heart of the medina, on a lively main street. The location is excellent, since you can step out the door and into the middle of things. The building itself is something of a labyrinth, and the ground floor areas are lavishly decorated with lots of original art work by... More

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21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We were a group of 10 friends from Italy who stayed in this Riad the night of 12 October. It is a very in interesting and intriguing place, lavishly decorated in Moroccan style, with various common areas to sit around and enjoy a mint tea. The rooms are upstairs and there are a lot of rather steep steps, which for... More

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Also Known As:
Maison Du Sud Hotel
Maison Du Sud Hotel Essaouira
Address: 29 Avenue Sidi Mohamed | Ben Abdullah, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Ranked #65 of 148 B&Bs / Inns in Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maison du Sud 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Maison du sud is a family–run guest house in 18 century riad, conveniently located in the heart of Essaouira’s busting medina. Rooms: We offer 24 custom-designed guestrooms, many of which are split level suites including Moroccan salons. All rooms are furnished in traditional style of Moroccan carpets, artwork and textiles and range in size to accommodate singles, doubles or parties of four. Salons,You may prefer to enjoy your supper reclining on cosy cushions in the traditional Moroccan salons surrounding the courtyard, super made to order upon request and can also be served in the privacy of one’s suites. ... more   less 
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