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Riad a la Belle Etoile

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   14 saniat Sabounji | Médina, Sale 11001, Morocco
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Ranked #2 of 7 Sale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you've stayed in a Riad before then this is a cool one. Friendly staff and beautiful inside. If you've not stayed in a Riad before be prepared for sleeping in a room next door to the reception area, no door to the bathroom from your bedroom and arriving at a place in a dark alley way that looks like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

That was the way we looked at our visit to Rabat. Sale is a quaint town on the opposite side of the river to Rabat - a very easy tram ride over a wonderful new bridge that takes you into the heart of Rabat. The Riad is so conveniently located - close to the beach (which does need a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The staff was so kind and thoughtful. Breakfast every morning, clean rooms, incense, wine/beer for sale and always a smile! As soon as we got there we were served tea as a welcome, and drank as we looked over the beach on our gorgeous terrace. If you want a quiet place, kind service, and a beautiful view I highly reccommend... More

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Casablanca, Morocco
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

For our last night in Marroco we booked the suite of the Riad for double the price of a normal room. The Riad looks nice and has a nice roof terrace. However, the room looked more shabby then chique and the bed was rock hard. We wanted to spend the day in Rabat before going to Casablanca and asked if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

If you find yourself traveling to the area of Sale, Morocco and are looking for a nice, relaxing place to stay then this is the place for you. Stefan and his wife run a charming Riad there. They do everything to accommodate their guests. By all means take advantage of the in-house dinner as the food and service is wonderful!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I fell in love with the photos of this place and booked it online. Sadly, I made a mistake and booked it for a date when we couldn't stay there. To my surprise, the owners made an exception and let me cancel a non-refundable online booking. They could have just kept my online payment for the 2 rooms for that... More

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Ifrane, Morocco
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

For the first two days I thought this was a really nice riad. It is clean, rooms on the ground floor are comfortable (albeit a bit stuffy, which is a consequence of rooms not having any real windows - though, the outside humidity might not make things better any way), the owners seemed nice. On my last day, however, I... More

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We have a very nice but small hotel and to preserve the quietness of our hôtes, we have some fiew simple rules. For exemple, we propose an "à la carte" breakfast from 8 to 10h30 that is notify on the list we ask to complete on check-in. Sometimes we have some clients coming to work and needing an early breakfast.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This a place to rememeber. Not easily to find in the narrow streets of Salé, but once found: paradise! Stephane and Fati are best of both worlds. Silence is great, tranquility is heaven, roof terrace is made by Allah. Tramway stop (to Rabat) is 5 mins. walking, food stalls are abundant. Great roast chicken is around the corner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

A lovely little riad, lovingly restored, that made us feel like we right at home. Stephan was a gracious host, helpful and informative. His staff was just as gracious and helpful. Home cooked meals on the rooftop terrace were a delight and the view of the setting sun over the Atlantic is hard to beat. Our stay on the first... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Riad à la Belle Etoile is a beautifully architected home with large rooms and tasteful decorations. The courtyard is a traditional Moroccan style veranda with beautiful tiles, plaster work, and wooden accents. The hotel staff is genuinely friendly and makes every effort so that the guests feel right at home. The bathrooms are well-equipped and have all the modern upgrades.... More

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Address: 14 saniat Sabounji | Médina, Sale 11001, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Sale
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad a la Belle Etoile 3.5*
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First Riad in Rabat/Salé médina, the Riad a la Belle Etoile is offering you a high hotel quality service in one of the most authentic and refined houses of the medina.We enjoy a fantastic view of the ocean and the sight of his beautiful sunsets. But also the Hassan Tower, emblem of Rabat and the famous Kasbah Oudayas, bordered by the River Bouregreg.We dispose of two double rooms, two junior suites and two deluxe suites. You will apreciate the quietness of the quarter.Breakfasts are included. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning, broadband internet connection and satellite television. A ten minutes from Rabat airport. Restaurant, Hammam, Solarium. ... more   less 
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