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Riad Sidi Magdoul

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I were on the inaugural flight from the UK to Essaouira on 1st May. We stayed in Riad Sidi Magdoul for 2 nights. It is located down an alleyway in the centre of the medina (town/marketplace) of Essaouira. Firstly I was nervous about it being down a dark alleyway... but there was no need to be scared!... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

First of all if you are going to Essouaria know that the taxis can not drop you off inside the medina. If you are going to any riad or hotel inside the medina you will be dropped off just outside the medina to fend for yourself in the maze of souqs, venders and food stands. **warning** you will get lost... More 

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Rijnsburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very nice staff in this also great riad in the middle of the medina. Still it's quiet, except the BlueSky room at the top because of the seagulls. Breakfast very good, as well the room, i can tell everything was more than OK ! When i should visit again Essaouira, no doubt that i would choose this riad again !!!... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Located in the centre of the medina, everything you would expect for the price. Reasonably clean with the necessary amenties provided. Staff were always available and happy to help in any way they could.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The location was ideal in the centre of the medina. We had a nice warm welcome and chose the room on the terrace because we wanted something quiet. It was quiet (except for some seagulls). The room was basic, clean and secure. Breakfast was nice and a good size. Wifi didn't work on terrace but worked well in the reception... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Nice looking riad with good sized rooms and private bathroom. Pretty clean. Staff are friendly but not overbearing. Relaxed about paying etc. Breakfast is typical of morocco - carbohydrate party with some hot drinks and a juice. good location and great price. This is what it is - not a luxury hotel but good value and comfortable. Big storm when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a double for one night; 250dh. Good price for a riad in the middle of the medina. The owner is really nice. There is not that much atmosphere, with people hanging on the rooftop, but the rest is great!

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Segrate, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It was just a little bit difficult to find it because it's located in a small street in the center of medina, between the 2 main streets. So it's perfect to visit Essaouira and the staff has been very nice to us, suggesting a wonderful restaurant for dinner. Nothing to complain about the room: clean, nice and very quite, it... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

There is a very friendly staff in this riad. Another plus is a fresh and quiet ambience, really it's so quiet, that you can't guess that it's located in the center of medina. Location is very ok, with gps it's not a problem to find (location in tripadvisor is wrong). There is bazar right in 30 min from the entrance...... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly staff,every thing were basic but good value for money.happy for the price we paid.location ok,but we didn't get any towel @ our stay.but that wasn't a problem, only trouble was the hot water worked on and off ,which was uncomfortable because it was colder even in august.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riad Sidi Magdoul is located just a few steps from the picturesque port (parking with municipal attendant) and the vast beach of Essaouira, in the heart of the artistic and artisan neighbourhoods of the Medina, souks, restaurants, galleries, cafes. The Riad is made of ten rooms all with private bathroom, placed on three floors around a large ‘puits de jour’ – an open space in the center of the Riad from which the light pours in.A bright and sunny terrace offers a view on the roofs of the Medina.Wireless internet connection (WIFI) is freely available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Sidi Magdoul

Address: 21 Rue Sidi Abdesmih | 44100, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $27 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riad Sidi Magdoul 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Essaouira
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#27 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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