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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in November and had a great stay. The riad is very clean and beautifully decorated. We stayed in bedrooms that opened onto the large and very nice roof terrace, the rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. The hotel staff couldn't do more to make us feel welcome or help us out with where to rent a...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very well-located boutique hotel in the old town or Medina. It was convenient for shopping, restaurants, and walking to the main plaza and port and beach. The hotel was interesting with its maze like setup. The room was large with a separate sitting room with a window view. The room was quiet, clean and neat. I would...

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Thank Topcat12014
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2015 and 2016 it's in a great location with fantastic artwork displayed. Very quirky and very Moroccan. Comfy beds, clean and calm. Staff are brilliant, especially the two guys on reception who really can't do enough for you; they made reservations for us, booked a hotel in Marrakech for a two day excursion and gave us some great...

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Thank foodluvva54
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

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...

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Thank JoBo04
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 July 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...

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Thank Tracey H
Virginia, USA
Reviewed 16 June 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...

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Thank Jerone V
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 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...

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Thank Gaye M
Canada, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 June 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...

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Thank Wibs39254
Washington, D.C.
Reviewed 27 May 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...

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Thank Merlin0921
Nottinghamshire
Reviewed 29 April 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...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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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
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $57 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maison du Sud 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“my room was located on the outside east wall, but I think because of its location all the rooms would be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Topcat12014, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest checking the rooms out first - another guest checking in when I did complained that their room was musty smelling.”
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 of 5 bubbles traceylheppner, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The higher up you go the farther you are from any street noise and the closer you are to the morning prayer call nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles Merlin0921, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Quiet room at back”
 of 5 bubbles michaeldS1905JJ, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Access to all but the ground floor is by stairs, but it's worth the climb.”
 of 5 bubbles LeicesterToby, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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