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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this riad for a week. It is well situated within the Medina which is handy but does mean you get some street noise, especially if you have a front facing room, as I did. The room itself was adequate. The bed was OK, the pillows could have been less rock-like. Bench style seating downstairs with the bathroom... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We were greeted by friendly staff and escorted to our rooms. My room was absolutely adorable - bed on a mezanine type room overlooking the sitting area. It was on the front side of the riad so I opened my window shutters to the street - adorable! The internet was not great in the rooms so had to go to... More 

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Virginia, USA
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at the Maison du Sud. The suite was very clean and spacious, although I didn't care for the bedroom being up another flight of stairs, overlooking the living area. It made night trips to the bathroom downstairs a challenge. The entire staff were so friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was plentiful and delicious. And there... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This Riad was very well located and convenient to the souks, galleries and restaurants in the medina. Behind the wooden doors was hidden a haven where there were many lovely areas to relax and get away from the maddening crowd. They displayed some amazing art from a gallery next door and the music was relaxing. The rooms were well appointed... More 

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Canada, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Our room was spacious. The Riad is in a great location. The staff are friendly and caring. The room was not sparkling clean. The bathroom was disgusting - Flies of some sort everywhere. Shower was mouldy and smelled very off. Clean was not in the vocabulary for this room. Breakfast was somewhat disappointing in comparison to other Riad's where we... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Maison du Sud is in the center of the medina, within convenient walking distance to any destination within the walls (no cars permitted within). Bed was fine. Room was clean and there was plenty of hot water. No shampoo or hair dryer provided, and the smallest bar of soap I had seen in quite awhile (though as I moved around... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights and found it excellent. In the very busy medina you enter into an oasis of calm! Friendly staff and welcome. Beautiful inside and cool too! Our room was delightful, with a comfy bed. We had breakfast which was perfectly acceptable and an evening meal one night which again was very nice. If i were... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

the room was lovely, the bed being on a mezzanine level and plenty of space 'downstairs' for us to sit and put our belongings. Nice roof top garden but needs a bit of TLC. Great location right in the centre of the medina so never too far to walk anywhere. The breakfast was fine a bit 'bread' orientated for me... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Absolutely loved this riad - the riad is located right in the middle of the medina in Essaouira close to plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. The room we had was great - beautifully decorated, very comfortable and quite large. There is also a large sun terrace upstairs which has great views. Traditional Moroccan style breakfast was included - breads,... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I was there with my girlfriend and we had a great time in this place, the room is lovely. The owner is very kind and help us to see Essaouria. We recommend this place :) Direct in the center of the town.

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Dear Stefan , Thanks a lot for your time on writting this opinion about riad maison du sud and for sharing it with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed being with us and hope to see you back in the future. Best Regards. Brahim . More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 300 m from the sea, Riad Maison du Sud is a beautifully restored 18th-century hotel set at the heart of Essaouira’s bustling medina. Luxuriously renovated in Moorish style, the 24 room Riad offers an authentic mix of Moroccan and Andalusian architecture, design and style, making it the perfect boutique residence. The Riad has many quiet salons to relax in as well as two large rooftop terraces with sea views to enjoy breakfast on whilst the service at the Riad is attentive yet understated in the long tradition of Morocco’s finest establishments. At Riad Maison du Sud we endeavor to offer a friendly personalised service and our staff speak several languages. Although there are some direct flights from Europe most clients arrive by private taxi transfer and we can arrange this from any city or airport in Morocco if we have your flight details in advance. Alternatively if you’re arriving with your own transport we can assist with parking and bringing your luggage to the hotel for a small charge. Services offered at Maison du Sud include:- Downstairs wifi - A laundry service - 24 hr room service - Private taxi transfer - The booking of activities in Essaouira. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maison du Sud

Address: 29 Avenue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $42 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maison du Sud 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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