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Riad a la Belle Etoile

3.5 of 5 14 saniat Sabounji | Médina, Sale 11001, Morocco
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We spent a while deciding where to stay in Rabat/Sale before booking this riad, partly based on TripAdvisor reviews. The place looked nice but, within five minutes of getting into our room, we were asked to leave & told the riad was full. It was our first night in Morocco & we were left wandering the streets searching for a... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This riad is the best that I know of. First: the very helpful and welcoming staff and owner and then the lovely terrace on the roof with the view over Salé, Rabat, Bou Regreg and the ocean. The rooms are very large and nicely (with a lot of taste) decorated. The beds are really comfortable. The breakfast is also the... More 

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Grantham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am writing this review a little late but I thought I would write one anyway... I stayed here from 6th - 13th June 2014 in the Tetouan (spelling?) room and it was such a beautiful place to stay (the interior). We really enjoyed our time in this Riad and it was a haven compared with Sale itself! The Riad... More 

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Leeds
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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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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Doha, Qatar
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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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belleetoile, Propriétaire at Riad a la Belle Etoile, responded to this review

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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Address: 14 saniat Sabounji | Médina, Sale 11001, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region > Sale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad a la Belle Etoile 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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