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Hotel Sahara

Av Okba Ibnou Nafiaa, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The main draw for this hotel, in my opinion, is its fantastic location and relatively cheap price. The rooms are okay on cleanliness but I had issues with the plumbing in my bathroom and they don't offer towels or even hand soap. I think it's good for a night or two, but any longer than that and I would consider... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Location is super convenient, and this is mainly why I picked Sahara Hotel, as I had a couple of meeting in the area. Keep in mind that it is a 1 star hotel (it says so on Booking.com), so it is totally unfair to be critical and leave bad comments. If you book a 1 star hotel, be happy with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you are looking for a good place to stay, then this hotel is for you. Simple, very basic, little shady but has a great location.Rooms are nice, bathrooms need some reparation and beds are so warm, comfortable nice to sleep in. The hotel is only quiet after midnight due to the noise on the big plaza. Staff are nice.... More 

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Well situated, extremely helpful / friendly staff. Glory days gone, offers a faded, elegant, charm. Great art, rooms nice sizes, mood lighting, beds and linen - immaculate, need to plan for hot water.

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Thank howard h
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Never ever ever again, cold showers, dirty rooms, no breakfast, and arguments with a inhospitable manager, a hotel that has not updated itself since the 1970s, Manager has only excuses for nothing working, no solutions stay clear of this tourist trap.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Spent 4 nights at the Sahara in Dec. Its in a great central situation so a short walk from the entrance to the medina. This was the first trip to Morocco so was all very exciting. The hotel felt very Moroccan ... it was quite dark in entrance and stairs. Rooms are situated on the inside of the hotel with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This was our first holiday to Essaouira and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel was beautiful and the weather was amazing. The staff and the local community were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were maintained very well and were cleaned everyday with rose petals on the beds. Around the hotel the garden were scenic and well maintained and very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

When we arrived in Essaouira, we found easily the Hotel Sahara; from the outside, it looked very nice, with beautiful decoration, strong wi-fi signal, and a big menu from the Sahara restaurant. After the check-in, we went to our room and it was smelly and really dirty, with hairs in the bed and the floor full of dust, really nasty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

very strong smell in room. disappointing at first as there was no toilet paper and 1 towel was missing, though we asked for these things and got them. the staff was very nice helpful and welcoming and the location is great. overall, it seemed cozy by the end but would only stay there for 1 night.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The place is dirty, but I understand that partially this is due to the moist air and sand stroms in the area. The bed was comfortable, so not objections there. The bathroom however, was in no way comfortable or clean. I think they had messed up with some cleaning chemicals so that all the taps were really nasty feeling. We... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the old medina (historic quarter), HOTEL SAHARA is decorated with modern art work and wall murals. It features a panoramic terrace, which overlooks Essaouira’s main beach. Guest rooms at the hotel have a contemporary decor with unique furnishings. Each room has a bathroom, Alarm clock, Bed linen, Free Wi-Fi, Hair dryer, Internet access, Satellite / cable TV, Smoking permitted, Television, Toiletries, Towels. HOTEL SAHARA provides a daily breakfast and a 24-hour front desk with free internet access. It is situated just 3 yards from the main shopping district, Avenue Istiqal. Essaouira Airport is a 20-minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sahara

Address: Av Okba Ibnou Nafiaa, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $22 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Sahara 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Sahara Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
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