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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Riad Sultana is a beautiful, traditional building which has been decorated to maintain the authenticity yet not compromising any comfort! The sea view terrace is breathtaking. We sat there every evening enjoying the sunshine and taking in the ambiance of the magical walled city, Essaouira. Hostess, Geraldine is an amazing host. We were made to feel welcome from the minute... More 

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Cyprus
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The owner is as fake as a wedding cake! She welcomed us and was all smileys but when we told her that we put two single beds together she flipped, was very aggressive and dismissed us with a gesture. The rooms were not clean and we asked for them to be cleaned again. There's no internet in the rooms. The... More 

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riadsaltanamaroc, Gérant at Riad Saltana, responded to this review

Hello Monsieur Sam H, I absolutely want to indicate that you made a terrible mistake and that your comment refers to another riad (there is probably a confusion with riad “Les Sultanes”) and not to Riad Saltana. Indeed, I did’nt welcome any people coming from Cyprus in my riad. In our riad, the cleanliness is irreproachable and the household is... More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The position was excellent, beds very comfortable and communal areas were smart whilst feeling homely. Everything was constantly tidy and kept very clean. What we particularly liked was our hostess, Geraldine, who could not have been more accommodating or friendly, as were her staff. Breakfast was served on the terrace and was plentiful and filling. Transport to and from the... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We had originally booked two nights here and ended up staying another as we enjoyed this Riad and Eassaouria so much. Beautiful clean rooms that maintain the traditional elements of the Town. The food was lovely and the hostess was very helpful with recommendations for food and entertainment. Me and my partner fell ill (not because of this Riad) and... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed here for 4 nights.. What a lovely place this is! The owner Geraldine was away when we arrived but had Omar welcome us with a friendly smile we got shown to our room straight away right at the top of the Riad it was easy for us as we are a young fit couple but... More 

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Stocksfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The owner Geraldine was very friendly and welcoming straight from our arrival. She gave many excellent tips in particular on the restaurants worth eating at, the local tariff for taxis and the map that she gave us was brilliant. Her two members of staff were also very friendly and smiling. Breakfasts taken on the terrace overlooking the ocean were very... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Stayed here recently and despite suffering with a broken rib Geraldine was the perfect host. The room was good value for money, the roof terrace where breakfast was served offered great views across the city and of the sea.

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Angouleme, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We loved the beautiful view from the terrace over the sea, the location of the riad, calm and brightness as well as the beautiful interior! Our hostess Geraldine (the new manager is French) was lovely with us and full of good advices for us to discover Essaouira. We left delighted ! Many thanks to all the staff for your hospitality,... More 

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Thank Marie C
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This place is beautiful - the colours, the traditional Moroccan style bathrooms and the views from the roof terrace is incredible. The rooms get cleaned during the day and if you go in a quiet season you can get reduced prices. I wish I'd stayed there for longer - very relaxing place.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I'm sad to say that I didn't enjoy my stay here. The view from the terrace was wonderful, the staff were warm and friendly and the location was great! I was cold in my room, very cold and didn't enjoy using the fleecy blankets as they seemed quite dirty. The bed was dusty and the sheets were stained and ripped.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the old medina of Essaouira (Mogador), close to the ramparts and to the Skala, ideally located between the port, the beach and the souks, discover the charm of a riad with fresh and soft colors, with the one of the most beautiful terraces with panoramic ocean view. Geraldine gets you in this riad entirely refurbished in May 2015 according to European quality standards, riad with a great location for those who want to reside quietly in the heart of the city. The riad is a charming old house, with double and triple rooms. You can also enjoy another terrace sheltered from the wind on an intermediate floor. You will find the architecture of traditional Moroccan houses in Moorish style, Greco Roman columns and arches with exposed stone, but also all the comfort for a nice stay. All rooms have a private bathroom. You can enjoy your breakfast or meals on either of the two terraces. Free WIFI on the ground floor. The area : In the direction of Skala by Laalouj street, take Touahen street on the right before the ramparts. Saltana Riad is at the end of this street, near the small grocery store. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Saltana

Address: 3 Rue Sidi Ali Ben Daoud, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $55 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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