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Riad Baoussala

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so taken by the charm and feel of Riad Baoussala, not least the great sense of space, beautifully tended grounds, lovely traditional rammed earth buildings and the staff; Rachid is a wonderful and charming waiter cum general factotum while Lubna's cooking is a joy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone at Riad Baoussala was so friendly, relaxed, kind and helpful. The food was wonderful and the rooms and grounds are beautiful. Baoussala is really easy to get to from Essaouira airport by taxi, which the staff kindly booked for us. Our stay was perfect, thank you!

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we hope to see you again soon ! More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Lovely, friendly, helpful staff. Good wholesome home cooking. Great breakfasts. Stayed in the Red Room. A bit dark, but clean and comfortable. Lovely grounds and pool. Peaceful and serene. The massage was amazing! If staying more than a couple of days, would recommend car hire so that you can explore further afield.Relaxed and welcoming and ideal for families.

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Thank Chilli8well
dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words, happy to see that you had a nice experience at Baoussala ! Concerning the rental car, it is true that you have more freedom to discover the area, but if not, we can also work with taxi for a reasonable price ! hope to see you again soon in Baoussala, More 

marrakech
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Magnificient place. Terrific details. Pure air and materials. Great Hamam and swimmingpool and garden -no gardens!..! Lovely service, pure nature. Everything was so beautiful. So sorry to see hardly any Moroccans only Europeans. But the place is very affordable for European standards, perhaps not for Moroccan standards. But no - there are many that can afford it, perhaps they do... More 

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Thank zorro007Marrakech
dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, it is pleasant to see that every details of Baoussala seduced you ! step by step more moroccan guests are coming to Baoussala and enjoy our nature and "back to the roots" identity and it is really enjoyable to share our love for morocco and their culture with them ! More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

If you step inside the walls, you enter a really nice, relaxed, beautiful place.The Baoussala staff is very friendly and nice. We loved the typically Moroccan meals prepared by Loubna. Our 2 kids (4 and 6) had a wonderful time playing in the pool, the garden and with the 2 dogs and cat.

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Dear irene, Thank you for your lovely review, we have been really pleased to meet your lovely family, the dogs are now missing Flor and Olivier ! Hope to see you again soon ! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The Riad is very perfect if travelling with children. There is enough place for the children to play. The place is very calming and relaxing. I will stay there, should I be back in the area. The staffs were amazingly helpful. The best. I loved it and will highly recommend it any time. The room was very clean. Riad Baoussala... More 

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Dear Ataa, thank you for your kind words, we were also very pleased to receive your lovely family ! if ever you come back one day to Morocco we will be pleased to receive you again ! More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This was our second time staying at Baoussala and, yet again, delivered the desired serenity and relaxation that is such a contrast to our hectic working lives in the UK. Its charm derives from so much more than simply the buildings and grounds. The staff are incredibly welcoming and entirely genuine; no fake smiles here and everyone is refreshingly down... More 

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Dear Chris, so nice to read your review, it looks that you had an amazing time in Baoussala and we are really happy for you ! at only 3h30 flight from London you should come back to us really soon !! More 

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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is the second time we are staying here. This place is so lovely! We originally planned on spending 2 nights and ended up staying 4 (would have stayed even longer but all the rooms were booked). Dominique and her team are amazing and ever so family friendly. We will be back for sure!

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Dear Flavia, This is often that people come for only one night and stay a week ( if we have space ! ) it is a really good sign, and it means that it is the perfect place for them for holidays ! hope to see you again soon !! More 

Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights in April. Léah & Dominique and their entire team are great hosts! The lay-out of the hotel and gardens, and the interior design is fantastic, with the use of authentic materials. We had a very nice Hamam and a massage and lovely lunches by the pool. We had dinner every night in the lounge.... More 

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

dear Yolanda, Thank you so much for choosing Baoussala and also for your kind review, we hope to see you again soon in Baoussala More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Just read the other 5 star reviews, I can't do this place justice. Location is perfect, price is incredible, staff are brilliant... I could go on and on. Advice for travellers? hire car is a pretty good call as it will save you money if you go to town even once during the day and obviously allows you to be... More 

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you for your spontaneous review ! It is true that if people has the budget to rent a car during their stay in Baoussala (28€/day) it offers a lot of freedom to discover the area, the beautiful wild beaches of SidiKaouki, the berber villages... but we can also organise taxi trip really easily as well ! hope to see... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riad Baoussala is a lovely house situated in the nature, 9 kilometers south of Essaouira, and near by the wild beaches of Sidi Kaouki. This charming hotel is composed of 3 rooms and 3 suites, all differents, comfortables and stylish, they offer a quiet and peacefull atmosphere.From the gardens to the roof terraces, the pool to the Hammam, with your family of just as a couple, the Riad Baoussala is the perfect place to chill out and enjoy a stay near Essaouira.The pool is now heated at 28° all year arround thanks to an ecologique system. We offer a free access to the Hammam and we propose scrubs and massages upon request.Dominique, Leah and their team welcome you in this uncommom place where modernity and tradition are mixed for your pleasure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Baoussala

Address: Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $96 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Baoussala 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Riad Baoussala Essaouira
Riad Baoussala Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#3 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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