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Riad Baladin

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06/12/2017 06/13/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Beautiful riad! Came for one day but stayed for 2 and wished I had more time. I definitely recommend staying here on your trip to Essaouira if you are looking for a nice, relaxing riad. The rooms are gorgeously decorated, and the bathrooms are super fancy. It's open air, and all of the rooms surround a middle atrium, so it...

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Firstly, it may be worth pointing out that Essaouira may not be to everyone's taste. First impressions are that it's a little run down and shabby, these were ours certainly, but it does has significant charm and once you immerse yourself into it, you will be charmed, like we were. This is our second visit in a year! The town...

1Thank Ashley J
Reviewed November 19, 2016

A lovely Riad with comfortable communal areas and roof terrace with great views over the medina. Breakfast in the warm November sun on the terrace is a perfect start to the day. We stayed in two different rooms as our first choice, the white room' was only available on the first night. Both rooms were authentic and stylish but would...

1Thank Fiona T
Reviewed November 12, 2016

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay at Riad Baladin. The riad is beautifully designed and located in the heart of town. The staff were very friendly and Nadine the manager was very helpful. She helped us find great places for lunch and dinner, and helped us arrange transportation to our next destination. Can't wait to come back!

Thank Marre M
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Just left Riad Baladin and I was incredibly sad to leave!! Nadine is an incredible manager and arranged for a traditional hammam and a taxi to Marrakesh with absolutely no fuss at all! The Riad itself is beautifully designed and in a great location - I will definitely be back :)

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Well situated right in the heart of the old town, this pretty double riad was a great base from which to explore the area. Our room, the white room, was nicely decorated in a contemporary Moroccan style mainly in white with natural timber accents for the bed and shutters. It was generous in size, however it should be noted that...

Thank julia h
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Our short 2 day stay in Riad Baladin was simply lovely. Nicole was easy and quick to communicate with before our stay and her local knowledge and recommendations were invaluable. Thanks to these tips and a handy map, we were able to make the most of our stay and had some fantastic meals at some trendy hideouts. Once you know...

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed October 20, 2016

An oasis of calm amid the hustle and bustle of Essaouria. Professional and curtious from my very first correspondence (via email) to my departure. My room was clean and bright and furnished to a good standard. Breakfast, on the roof terrace, was an excellent way to start the day - the view across the rooftops is amazing. Staff were friendly...

Thank Chris H
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely riad with a super helpful owner. She kept in touch with me so she knew where to meet us when we arrived from Marrakech. The riad is so well kept and decor is beautiful and even has a jacuzzi! Highly recommend this place

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Riad Baladin for 4 nights and really enjoyed our time there. Humble but gorgeous rooms, delicious breakfast and truly lovely/helpful staff. Would highly recommend for anyone planning on visiting Essaouira.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The "Riad Baladin" is situated in the nicest part of the old town of Essaouira, in the district of "la Skala," just a few meters away from the Sea and a couple of minutes away from the main Square and Port. There is no traffic allowed in the "Medina." This Oasis offers 10 rooms (singles, doubles and suites/triple) all with en-suite bathrooms in a typical Moroccan style, combined with a contemporary design. Last but not least there is also a Jacuzzi & Massage for all the guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Baladin

Address: 9 Rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $82 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Baladin 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Riad Baladin Essaouira
Riad Baladin Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#5 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
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“All three rooms I saw were lovely”
  • View from our breakfast table
riviera_writer, 5 days ago | Read review
“Stairs are quite narrow - would go for first floor if an issue”
Meadway8, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“If your room is on a high floor then you are close to the roof terrace.”
grahamp865, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“they are all beautifully decorated and different! i had the luxury of staying in 2 different rooms”
114sarahi, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the rooms higher up the Riad - missed daylight in the mornings! Small thing bit important if you are there for any length of time.”
Anna152_B, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
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