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Riad Malaika

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We stayed in Riad Malaika in mid April for 3 nights. Malaika is a very charming and stylish authentic little riad. The lobby is beautiful with a small pond and beautiful mosaics, berber carpets and other moroccan decorations. Also the stairway is very beautiful. Our room was on a second floor. it was beautifully decorated yet quite tiny, although enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a lovely place with lots of artistic touches to give the small internal downstairs courtyard a nice feel. We had a suite at the top of Riad which had a great sense of space and access on to the Roof Terrace (although don’t expect a view). Food is really good and excellent value. The Manager was really helpful... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Although close to the ocean, sites and the central shopping areas, this Riad is great for being on a quiet street. Once we arrived at the Medina main gate, we called the riad and they sent a guy with a luggage cart to pick us up. Otherwise, it could have been difficult to find our way through the maze. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in this riad in the center of Essaouira. The location is quite good and the interior is nice. The rooftop could be very nice as well, but it was a bit dirty and not very well taken care of. The dinner was a little too much of a show, but tasted fine.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This riad is in the medina, near everything, and the downstairs common area is truly lovely with a more sophisticated, almost European elegance than many (linen table cloths, white roses, a fountain, a fire in the fireplace on chill evenings, etc.). Staff were friendly, helpful and more than competent. Our room, though pretty, was small and without soundproofing, so late... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

My daughter brought me to Essaouira for a weekend as a birthday pressie, it was her second time at Riad Malaika. Wow what a fantastic place - comfortable, ideal location in a quiet derb, easy access to all parts of the Medina and delicious breakfasts - different each day. I have travelled worldwide and I can honestly say this is... More 

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zahirasylvie, Propriétaire at Riad Malaika, responded to this review

Dear Friends, Your review make us happy, really, because all we do is for a best comfort of our guests, and we appreciate their testimony. Your daughter, for the second visit, said us that she would like to have a special stay for your birthday at the Malaïka, so the complete staff did it with a great pleasure shared... Of... More 

Wales, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

This beautiful riad is right in the heart of Essaouira's medina. It's location is superb. We were made to feel at home from the friendly and attentive service from all the staff and the warm welcome from owners Sylvie and Piermark. Our room was charming, stylish and spacious. The breakfasts were fresh and plentiful. The most delicious were the traditional... More 

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zahirasylvie, Propriétaire at Riad Malaika, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thanks a lot for your very pleasant message, about the location, the attentive service, the warm welcome, the fresh breakfast...and we are really happy that your stay at the Malaïka was one of many wonderful memories of Essaouira. It was a real pleasure to have you at home...And to have made you discover the Mina cooking. The Malaïka... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Just perfect for a chilled week in the winter sun. Tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac in the centre of the Medina you're only 30 seconds away from the mix. Great place, great food, but it was the owners and staff who were the ones that made this a really special time indeed. Friendly, helpful and warm, just fantastic.

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Thank Anna K
zahirasylvie, Propriétaire at Riad Malaika, responded to this review

Dear Ana, Your kindness for having taken time to share your visit at the RIAD MALAÏKA is really appreciated... The team, Sylvie and I like sincerely our work and "L'Art De Recevoir" is the first preoccupation of our everyday life...and we are very happy that you felt it... And one very important thing is that guests who have a fantastic... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

One of the best Riads we stayed in Morocco. Nice size rooms, very clean, (cats everywhere). we also had dinner here and food was very good. This is at the end of an alleyway and very quiet. They have a nice rooftop for lounging also. Breakfast was plenty and coffee excellent.

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zahirasylvie, Propriétaire at Riad Malaika, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sincerely thank you a lot for your very pleasant review about your stay at the RIAD MALAÏKA. We are really happy that you appreciated the cleanliness, the quality of the meals and the atmosphere. Thank you also, of course, for your Mention "One of the best riad where you stayed in Morocco :-)" Great... At your disposal for... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from Morocco after spending 4 nights at the Riad Malaika. Although we had not told them it was our anniversary. They noticed the cards we had brought with us and baked a beautiful impromptu iced sponge cake. As it was quiet they came shopping with us for spices and oils. The Riad has a very relaxed feel,... More 

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zahirasylvie, Gérant at Riad Malaika, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Very very happy that our attentions pleased you, it was also a personal pleasure for us... Sincerely ... It makes us also a great pleasure whom you are sensitive positively to the MALAÏKA details.. The helpful service, the quietness, the reasonable value for money... And we are looking forward to your next one and future visit Thanks a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AUTANTIC RIAD XVIII IN ESSAOUIRA-MORROCO, QUIET IN THE HEART OF THE MEDINA ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Malaika

Address: 17 Rue Zayan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $76 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
#10 Family Hotel in Essaouira
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