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Hotel Riad Benatar

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29 rue Agadir, Essaouira, Morocco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel and what we paid for it was a fair price. The only downside that we noticed when we arrived, was that it smelled like it was closed for a long time, but after we went out they cleansed the room well and we couldn't notice anything. I would recommend it.

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England
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75 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This riad was very reasonably priced and we discovered why - it was not very clean or well maintained. 8 days before arrival and 5 months after they had confirmed our booking they emailed us to say we would have to move to another hotel for our second night as they had given the whole riad to members of the... More 

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Thank MoroccoMad
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The room was sparkling clean, the reception area was quiet, the staff were super friendly, the price of the room was reasonable, the location was excellent. We loved our stay there and would highly recommend the hotel to others.

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Thank Amra D
Vienna, Austria
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The reception area is very cute with a fountain and a good smell of roses. The room as super clean and it was very well decorated. You have clean towels and tv. The wifi works perfectly in the room. The rooftop is magical with view to the sea. The breakfast is also delicious! The location is very centric, although the... More 

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Thank Blackphant
Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Arrived and room we had booked with sea view was unavailable. No apologies were given. We were then changed room the next day to the one we he booked. Once again no apology given. Staff were not sorry about it but gave minimal discount on taxes of 5 euros. Breakfast was ok but the same every day. The first room... More 

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Thank Jane D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

We were disappointed on arrival as we requested a deluxe room and got a simple rather smelly room with dodgy electrics but which had a sea view - on the top floor. The hotel staff did reassure us that hotel was fully occupied and we were promised a room change the next morning . We did get this and it... More 

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Thank Farah B
Marbella, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

My stay at Riad Benatar has been really good! Staff was profesional ( i have to mention Abdullah), rooms were clean, breakfast was good, fruits in the room, central location at the Medina, bio spa recommended. Definitely the best place to stay in Essaouira!!!

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Thank Rocío J
New York
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I would highly recommend this riad if you are staying in Essaouira. Beautiful rooms, great breakfast and very good service! My sister and I loved Abdullah at the front desk who was amazingly friendly and helpful and answered all our silly questions! The location was also wonderful, near all the shopping and cafes in the city and yet on a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location in the medina in a quiet street. The foyer is quite dark but rooms are clean and bright. 350dh for double, 400dh for bigger room with couch. Rooftop terrace and free breakfast and heaters in the rooms. We didn't stay here as they didn't have enough rooms for our group but we looked... More 

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Thank Natalie E
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

A great find on a last minute stay in Essaouira; one of my favourite places I visited in Morocco and the same could be said of Riad Benatar. Unassuming, charming, clean and central. The white washed walls, polished cement and colourful tills in the main reception give it a welcoming calm feel. I also really enjoyed much of the art... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Hotel Riad Benatar

Address: 29 rue Agadir, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $34 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Riad Benatar 2.5*
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