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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a wonderful time staying in Baoussala for a week. The rooms are lovely and homely. The food is great! The staff is sweet and friendly, and there is certainly a special and warm atmosphere at the Bauossala. Dont think it will be my last visit.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baoussala is a very unique experience with a communal feel. The riad is a haven for relaxing and escaping the buzz. Not far from town and easily accessible via taxi (can be organised by the hotel) or rental car, this is a truly special place to relax the soul and loose yourselves on roofscape, the many outdoor and indoor spaces...

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were self-driving around Morocco and were recommended this Riad less than ten minutes self-drive from Essaouira. It proved the perfect place to unwind and from which to sally into the nearby town where parking was simple. Leah and Rashid in their different ways both managed to make us feel entirely relaxed as well as, evidently, the several other families...

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Experience the traditional Moroccan hospitality and find a home away from home at Riad Baoussala in Essaouira. Just south of the city, the guest home is located inside a luscious gum tree forest, adding a natural element to an already eco-friendly structure. Riad Baoussala is an eco-lodge, meaning it’s designed specifically with its surrounding environment in mind. The riad touts...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We had originally booked the Red Room for three nights, but ended up staying four nights because we were so comfortable. The rooms of this cosy Riad are all individually styled, giving a unique flavour to one's stay, and the buildings and grounds are designed/landscaped for style and comfort. The staff is exceptionally friendly and kind - and Leah and...

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

Dear Marianne, Thank you for your kind words, and detailed review, we hope to see you again soon, kind regards Léah & Dominique

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stayed at Baoussala for the first time with our young family of four (a 3 year old and a 3 month old baby) and their grandparents. This was the best and most relaxing that we have had with kid(s). Dominique and her staff were very hospitable, providing us with care and amenities to make sure we had a lovely...

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

Thank you for sharing your nice experience at Baoussala with the other travelers, it is always a pleasure to receive family with children, Baoussala is a paradise for children with the garden, the pool, the dogs and donkeys ! and parents are happy ! Hope to see you again soon! Léah & Dominique

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Brilliantly run extended family style Riad, down a dubious looking dirt Road, a beautiful oasis of calm and serenity. Fresh food available virtually all day in this 6 bedroomed home. Each room has a open fire if morrocan nights are cold. A free Hamman, heated pool and total relaxation made my stay rejuvenating particularly after a superb massage given by...

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

Dear Jonathan, Than you for your detailed review about your stay in Baoussala, it seems that you understood perfectly what Baoussala is about " a home away from home !" this is what we try to do with our soul and love ! Hope to see you again one day, léah & Dominique

Paris
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Staying an Baoussala is a truly lovely experience. Lovely hostess Dominique and her team make sure you very at home and very comfortable. The small scale nature of the accomodation allows for great flexibility. It was easy to plan for the needs of our two small children ( 2 & 4). Kids meals at kids times were provided with love....

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

It seams that you have find in Baoussala your perfect location for holidays with your family ! Thank you for sharing your experience with others ! we are used to receive a lot of families with young kids and it is a great pleasure to plan the meals with you ! It is true that renting a car for the...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Travelling to Baoussala for the third time in three years, we were afraid we would miss the excitement of discovering a new place. Our anxiety was very short lived as Dominique and her wonderful team ensorcelled us again with their customary charm and hospitality. Rooms were well appointed, food/menu was customizable and delicious, and the various encounters+activities were wonderful. Baoussala...

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

We understand your point of you, of course no more surprise when you come so often to Baoussala, but still... we always try to improve with new decoration, new food, new music ! It is good to hear your kind words and recomandation ! Thank you so much L&D

London
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have just returned from an amazing 3 days at Riad Baoussala. From the moment we arrived we felt completely welcomed, relaxed and looked after. Leah, Dominique and all the staff offer great service and nothing is too much to ask. The riad itself is truly beautiful, colourful gardens, quiet spaces to relax, as well as friendly donkeys! We will...

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

Thank you for your kind words, it is a real pleasure to read your feedbackand we hope to see you again soon on Baoussala ! L&D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $123 - $173 (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
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#2 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#3 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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