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“Don't think twice..Book it !” 5 of 5 stars
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Palais des Remparts
Ranked #27 of 78 Hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Los Angeles, Ca.
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49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Don't think twice..Book it !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is by far the best hotel we saw in Essaouira. The service was impeccable and the staff were super friendly. The location....right on the ocean and with a roof terrace looking out at the sea is just super. The decor throughout is stunning.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We found the staff just impeccable and even escorted us to a restaurant when we asked for directions across the Medina.

The Riad gas been returned to a good standard throughout and our room has a great hand made polished bath for two to soak in.

The top storey overlooks the Atlantic and the harbour and is great to eat and drink.

We are seasoned travellers who appreciate quality and we strongly recommend this Riad.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Pokhara
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

A lovely riad with friendly staff in the medina. Large room with huge bath and reasonably quiet (given it was New Year) Easy to access, good wifi reception and friendly staff (particularly Asna) . Breakfast on the terrace overlooking the ocean was just wonderful. Highly recommend for the price

Room Tip: Room above the first floor was quieter and lift available
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

My sister and I arrived in Essaouria, without a place to stay. We were approached by a man in the parking lot and although this is not how we normally travel, we decided to give it a shot and check out the hotel in the brochure that he showed us. It is just a 5 minute walk from a major parking area at one entrance of the center. Once we arrived at the hotel, the staff was extremely helpful and jolly and showed us all of the available rooms in our price range, so that we could choose our favorite. The showers were great/ hot water/ good pressure, nice bathrooms, wifi, television (all in Arabic), and breakfast on the rooftop. The breakfast was the icing on the cake. It seemed as if this was the tallest rooftop in the medina and it overlooks the sea. Service was top notch and we were given more food than we knew what to do with. Hard boiled eggs, a Moroccan oatmeal, yogurt, fruit, pastries (bread bread bread), olives, coffee, and tea. Again, we really appreciated the nice staff. Aziz was most helpful !

Room Tip: You may want to choose a room that is not on the street side, so that it is a bit quieter. The ocean...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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1 Thank ArtistsofEscape
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Stayed December 2013, just for the night. Was offered a 33% discount without asking. The entrance and main hall are the most impressive parts of the building. The bedroom was really generous with 2 single beds, seating, a desk, large wardrobe and decent ensuite. It had a high ceiling, smelt just a little damp/unnoccupied but was very clean. The bedrooms lack a little of the character of the central courtyard/hall, but for 600Dh rather than 900Dh a night including breakfast for 2, it was fine. Breakfast was good and generous, but they need to replace some of the tired furniture on the roof terrace. Very conveniently situated, easy to find, and has great views from the roof (and some of the rooms). Staff were excellent - courteous, professional and welcoming.

Room Tip: They're all big and clean - maybe one facing the sea rather than the street.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is the highest building in the medina and the terrace has great panoramic views. It is great positioning for food, exploring and the beach. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The whole place is clean and tidy and the rooms are good. We stayed for a few days and were really happy with it.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Nantes, France
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60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We recently stayed there and loved every part of our stay. Fantastic location, good value for money. Amazing views from the rooftop terrace at breakfast. Rooms are comfortable, large, great TV selection if the weather turns funny. Very good breakfast, Moroccan style. Bathrooms are a bit gloomy, could do with better lighting. Beds are very comfortable, very good quality.We enjoyed the peace and quiet of this part of the Medina where you can get a good sleep and get ready for another day of exploration in Essaouira. Housekeeping does a great job too.

Room Tip: Choose a higher floor with a sea view if possible. The 4th floor(rooftop) are nice too fantastic vie...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Palais des Remparts
Address: 18 Rue Ibn Rochd, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#12 Spa Hotel in Essaouira
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Hotel Class:5 star — Palais des Remparts 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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