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Riad Chbanate

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most expensive riad that we have stayed in so the criteria is a bit tougher. We had booked many months in advance our room on the roof terrace through Booking.com. On arrival we received a warm welcome together with mint tea and biscuits in the ground floor courtyard. Our suite was at the very top of the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rated out Riad in Marrakesh a four, compared to this place it deserves a one! The staff are wonderful, always accommodating and the rooms are breathtaking. My favorite spot...sitting by the fire enjoying a nice cup of mint tea. These guys will literally do anything for you...speak to Nawal...I think that's how you say it, she's the Gem of...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed December 8, 2016

The Riad is very charming and romantic (oversized bathtub, room decorated with rose petals upon arrival, fireplaces everywhere and white+red colors used throughout the rooms and common areas, ... ) I personally loved the wood-themed main living room, where we spent an evening playing chess & cards (at disposal) by the fireplace or sipped moroccan mint tea while reading a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Great riad to stay in in Essaouira. Lovely, clean, spacious and the staff are very very friendly and informative. Breakfast was fantastic and the rooms are great,including an amazing bathroom and absolutely huge shower / jacuzzi sized bath. Brilliant place and in the medina so easy access to the main parts of essaouira. Would very highly recommend.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I have just returned from 4 nights staying at this beautiful Riad with my boyfriend and can't rate it highly enough. We were welcomed by Moroccan tea upon arrival and shown a map of the Madina with recommendations for restaurants and sightseeing. The room had a beautiful ceiling with a very comfortable bed and large bathroom area - the highlight...

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Paris, France
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I don't even know where to start. This hotel is just amazing. The moment we walked in the staff was ready to welcome us and share information about essaouira- the best restaurants and bars, things to do, etc. The breakfast each morning was delicious with fresh fruit, squeezed orange juice, crepes, eggs, etc. The room we stayed in was exceptional,...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

A very nice and accommodating staff here. My friend and i are travelling around and are two larger gentleman where sharing a room as we originally booked in for would be kinda tight, they put us up in 2 different rooms for the night. Upon arriving, they provided us with a welcoming mix of sweets and mint tea. Very accommodating...

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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I popped in for 1 night and were going to share a room with 2 beds. As we r about to ro-sham-bo for the queen bed, the other was a twin, Rose knocked at the door and offered us a 2nd room....we r both 6'2" over 100kg, so to say the least she was our savoir. And...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights and in general the place is good but there were a few issues that really didn't help our stay. On our first night the aircon started leaking water but this was fixed immediately by changing our room which was great. The second night the riad lost electricity countless number of times which was quite...

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful and the staff really kind. Only inconvenience was that although they are supposed to serve food for lunch and diner unless you warn them in advance, the cook leaves. The staff offered to fetch some food for me but it was difficult to decide with no menus in hands.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This traditional, 18th century Moroccan residence was once home to the Caid d'Essaouira and his family.Located in the Medina of Essaouira the riad is ideally situated near Bab Marrakech and only a 5 minutes walk from the beach.Through a complete renovation, this authentic riad has been transformed into a residence of modern comfort and elegant surroundings. A jewel of the Essaouira Medina, Riad Chbanate welcomes you with a delicate ambiance created by the timeless magic and perfumes of the Orient. Riad Chbanate has been renovated with care and elegance to offer you an authentic, tasteful, and very comfortable environment. The services provided by Riad Chbanate are worthy of the much larger luxury hotels of Morocco. Step through the door of Riad Chbanate and discover its unique magic. Warm and friendly, with the comfort of luxury hotel services, it is only natural that guests feel at home in Riad Chbanate. Faithful to traditional design, and to ensure exceptional comfort, Riad Chbanate is a perfect blend of Moroccan craftsmanship and modern convenience. In the Moroccan tradition of generous and flavorful meals, Riad Chbanate invites you to discover the specialties of the region with each gourmet dining experience. With attentive service and a personalized concierge, the staff of Riad Chbanate is at your disposal, at all times, for your utmost comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Chbanate

Address: 179 Rue Chbanate, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $123 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Chbanate 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Riad Chbanate Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
#3 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#6 Family Hotel in Essaouira
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“Rooftop terrace suite if your budget allows.”
 of 5 bubbles Casa62, 1 week ago | Read review
“The top room was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles PennyV906, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have windows to the outside, which I adore. The top floor, Suite Chbanate, is extremely private.”
 of 5 bubbles mogador2004, Jul 2, 2016 | Read review
“Oriental suite was nice and spacious, but there were several steps going down into the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles johnlD6144WE, Apr 22, 2016 | Read review
“The Oriental Suite is very comfortable with a wonderfully large sunken bath”
 of 5 bubbles tigger02Oz, Jul 19, 2015 | Read review
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