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La maison des artistes

19, Rue Laalouj | ancienne Medina, Essaouira, Morocco
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La maison des artistes
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Ranked #21 of 76 Hotels in Essaouira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

As we wrote in our review following last May's all too brief visit to this riad, we have indeed returned - this time increasing our stay to 3 nights! This relaxing, delightfully quirky accommodation again met all our high expections. All the other 'Excellent' reviews, including our previous one, sum up all that Isabelle has achieved. We can feel the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Isabelle runs a wonderful place, overlooking the ramparts of the old medina. She could not have been more helpful and welcoming and ensures the whole atmosphere is warm and easy. Each room has an individual character with many old artefacts. Excellent breakfast served on the terrace and overlooking the sea. When we were there the air coming off the ocean... More 

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The house is definitely worth to spend more days. Very stylish and cozy. We regret we could only stay there for only one night. It's really relax to sleep in a room with see view and listen the sea hitting the rocks. We had a great experience in the guesthouse. Definitely recommended!! One of the best riad we stay in... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We just loved this place and are planning to visit again. Slightly shabby but all the better for it, totally original and interesting, in a perfect location with the best views of the sea and the sunset. Enchanting. Great breakfast too - you won't need lunch!

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Our third visit to amazing Essaouira - a city that has something for everyone. However, it was our first visit to this fabulous gem of a find for accommodation. From the moment we received a genuinely friendly welcome to when we all too soon had to leave to continue our 3 week tour, we felt so relaxed and comfortable. The... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Very nice riad located within the medina. Excellent terrace with an incredible view on the sea. The rooms are very nice the most expensive with a beautiful view, the cheaper without windows. Excellent breakfast.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

If you are looking for a typical riad from which to explore the souks of Essaouira then look no further. My room was full of interesting furniture, pictures and artefacts. I'm a artist myself and got so much inspiration just from inside the riad, let along outside in the souks. The staff were lovely and breakfast sat out on the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

"La maison des artistes" is the paradise!! It is one of the beautiful places, I have ever been, cute, french and moroccan style. Sophisticated. The owner is a wonderful lady and it is a pleasure to talk with her. If you are planning a trip to Morocco, so you have to go to Essaouira, authentically than Marrakech and you also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Our first time in Essaouira, even if it was only for 2 days, we totally fell in love with Essaouira! We stayed at Maison des Artistes, and we were pretty sure we had the best riad in town. First thing you'll see when you arrive, was this riad all white with vintage & arty decoration with alot of good taste,... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Stayed here for second time December 2013. Negotiated a discount when checking the place out the night before, then turned up to be told by the manageress that the man we had spoken to didn't have authority to do so. As far as i'm concerned, you should keep your word, once given. Nearly walked out but it was getting late... More 

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