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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 6, 2010

I spent 2 nights here last week and had a fabulous stay. Customer service in the hotel was excellent, rooms were beautiful, location was perfect and the pool area was just lovely. I really do not understand the negative comments, I remember one i read was re the TV channels but the TV had english channels, one was an English...

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London
Reviewed August 27, 2010

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at this hotel from beginning to end and would highly recommend it to friends and family. Staff & service excellent - the staff couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome and provide excellent service from the moment we arrived. They were charming and nothing was ever a problem. I speak...

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warks
Reviewed August 23, 2010

Con's, Much of the hotel is very dated. 2nd floor corridor had a strange smell. Carpet was filthy, door lintels had huge scratches, chips and gouges. While the room was spacious and clean it was old and in need of refurbishment, as was the bathroom, though again spotless., Tiny balcony, though not much can be done of course. Lack of...

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Coventry
Reviewed August 3, 2010

This hotel was not our first choice in Essaouira from the brochure, however, after reading some poor online reviews of our first choice, our Travel Agent persuaded us to go with the Sofitel. On the whole, the hotel was Ok, but there were several aspects of it which meant that it did not quite live up to our expectations of...

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Peterborough
Reviewed June 21, 2010

£1 = 13dhs The hotel is ideally located 200 yards from the old medina wall, it is directly from the beach however it does cross a lane of busy traffic to the private beach. The hotel has concierge, restaurants, internet lounge, indoor and outdoor pool, gymnasium and currency exchange. The indoor pool is only available to guests between 7pm and...

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Oxford
Reviewed June 11, 2010

Having enjoyed a wonderful few days at a riad in Marrakech during our honeymoon, my wife and I appreciated the calm of Essaouira - although we were surprised at the poor state of the road down to the coast. Our first impressions of the Sofitel were very good - it's in a fine location, on the promenade, a few minutes...

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birmingham england
Reviewed June 6, 2010

First impressions on arrival , after a 3 hr journey from Marrakech,( on a largely unbuilt road!) were very pleasant. Light & airy, & welcoming with wet towels provided to freshen up. Our room too, on the ground floor ,27, was also close to the bougainvillea & the dawn chorus was deafening even with the windows closed & air conditioning...

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Munich
Reviewed June 6, 2010

Typicall high class hotel with all expected service. Very broad beach just opposite the street. To entrance of medina and port not even 5 minutes walking distnace. Very friendly personal always keen to provide services. Very extensive wellness facilities. Pool without wind. Food is very good but there is similar quality in town for a lower price. Guest average age...

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luxembourg
Reviewed June 4, 2010

As title very nice but a few hitches not worth a 5 star hotel no coffee/tee facilities, showerwall on bathtub was not adjusted so that the whole bathroom was wet after shower, after cleaning with towel, towel was black which prooves that it was not very clean, only first impression is nice. Lightswitch was dirty on bedside. Had room 135...

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Hauts de Seine
Reviewed May 29, 2010

We came for a peacefull stay for one week. Room were very nice & we appreciated the sea view. Very godd service during all the stay. This hotel is a very good value for money.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reminiscent of a sumptuous Moroccan riad, the facade of the Sofitel Thalassa Essaouira is painted the traditional red of Mogador. Set on the coast, close to the medina, this charming luxury hotel furnished with thuja and lemon wood cabinets, provides direct access to a luxury thalassotherapy centre. Enjoy an unforgettable leisure and fitness break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection

Address: Avenue Mohamed V, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $70 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection 5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea And Spa - Mgallery Collection
Accor Thalassa Essaouira
Sofitel Essaouira
Essaouira Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Essaouira
#7 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#17 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#19 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“Pool view rooms have much nicer balconies”
 of 5 bubbles twinter808, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Go for pool or ocean view. Garden view may be blocked by planting - there is no garden to view!”
 of 5 bubbles heatherdsansom8, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for floor 4 sea view rooms above reception will see the port and Old town”
 of 5 bubbles 556jonask, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view was nice to wake up to!”
 of 5 bubbles ARHawkins3259, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“If the roadworks are concern, book a room surrounding the outdoor pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 507ravis, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
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